Multitech SMS modem

The MultiTech MultiModem Quad band EDGE modem w/USB MTCBA-E-U is an excellent choice for SMS messaging. It works well with Ozeki NG 10 and Ozeki 10. This is a high speed, professional wireless cellular modem. It operates at 230400 baud, 8N1, which is one of the highest speeds we have found in USB modems. It is very reliable. It does not require an external power supply, it powers itself over the USB port.

Multitech SMS modem setup

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Ozeki NG 10 configuration

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Drivers for Windows 10

Data Sheet Pages Size (kB)
Multitech SMS Modem Driver for Windows 10 (zip) 64bit 1464 Kb
Multitech SMS Modem Driver for Windows Server 2008 (zip) 64bit 1464 Kb

MultiTech SMS modem documents

Data Sheet Pages Size (kB)
MultiModem Quad band EDGE SMS modem w/USB User Gude (PDF) 29 960
MTCBA-E-U MultiModem Quad band EDGE SMS modem w/USB Data Sheet (PDF) 4 922
MTCBA SMS Modem User Manual (PDF) 42 923

Connect MultiTech MultiModem Quad band EDGE modem to your PC

As Figure 1 shows that you need a SIM card, an antenna, a USB cable and the modem itself to set up your Multitech SMS modem to your PC.

Figure 1 - The parts you need to connect the modem succesfully

The first step that you have to perform is to plug the SIM card into the modem as Figure 2 demonstrates it.

Figure 2 - The SIM card inserted into the modem

After that, you have to connect the modem to its antenna like in Figure 3.

Figure 3 - The antenna connected to the modem

The next step as you can see on Figure 4 is to insert the USB cable into the modem.

Figure 4 - The USB cable have to be inserted

Lastly, as you can see on Figure 5, the other end of the USB cable have to be connected to your PC.

Figure 5 - The USB cable connected to the PC

If you have done everything right until this point the power led on the modem should be on as Figure 6 shows.

Figure 6 - The modem is turned on now

Configure the modem in Ozeki NG 10

Now your modem is ready to be configured. The first step you have to fulfill is to open Ozeki NG 10 on your desktop (Figure 7).

Figure 7 - Open Ozeki NG 10

Next, log in with your Ozeki NG 10 account by typing your username and password as you can see on Figure 8 This account has to be created during the installation process.

Figure 8 - Login with your Ozeki NG 10 account

Here, in the SMS Gateway application, the first thing that you need to do is to create a new connection. This can be done by clicking on Add new connection as you can see on Figure 9.

Figure 9 - Add new connection in the SMS Gateway

The next window lists you all the connections that you can create in the SMS Gateway application. Now, as Figure 10 demonstrates, you have to select the SMS modem connection by clicking on Install.

Figure 10 - Select the SMS modem connection to install

In the installation menu, you need to select the port, where you connected the modem. For that, just click on the Autodetect button as you can see on Figure 11.

Figure 11 - Autodetect the port where you connected the modem

This Autodetect option will detect your modem, and if it is connected right the following window should show up like in Figure 12.

Figure 12 - Details of the detected modem

Send an SMS message using the modem connection

At this point, you have an SMS modem connection in the SMS Gateway application. To handle SMS messages with this connection, first, you need to enable the connection (Figure 13) by turning on the switch button in the connection details window.

Figure 13 - Turn on the SMS modem connection

To send the SMS message, you need to type the phone number of the recipient (Figure 14) in the Recipient field.

Figure 14 - Type the address where you want to send the SMS message

Next, just type the text of the SMS message to the SMS field like in Figure 15.

Figure 15 - The text of the SMS message

If you are ready to send the SMS message, just click on the Send button (Figure 16).

Figure 16 - The SMS can be sent by clicking on the Send button

If you did everything right, the message will be received by the recipient as you can see on Figure 17.

Figure 17 - The received SMS message

Quick Data sheet

Form Factor External
Manufacturer Multi-Tech Systems Inc.
Interface Type USB
Connectivity Technology wireless
Max Transfer Rate 240 Kbps
Fax Compatibility G3
Cellular Protocol EDGE, GPRS, GSM
Antenna External detachable
Antenna Qty 1
Package Type OEM
Connector Type RJ-9
Min Operating Temperature -30°C
Max Operating Temperature +65°C
Brand Multi-Tech
Product-Line Multi-Tech MultiModem EDGE
Packaged Quantity 1
Compatibility PC
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