On this page you will be given a step by step installation guide on
how to attach a Sierra Fastrack modem
to the computer and how to install a standard modem driver for message sending
through a GSM modem connection with the Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway software.
In order to send messages through GSM modem connectivity using
Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway, you need to attach a suitable GSM device to your computer
with a phone to PC data cable and you also need to install a modem driver on your
Windows operating system. (See the
It is recommended to use an industrial GSM modem for message
sending, since industrial modems are reliable and have high performance.
Such a modem is Sierra Fastrack modem (Figure 1).
Sierra Fastrack modem is recommended because it is a new, reliable,
industrial GSM modem which is compatible with the main industrial standards. Among an RS232 port, it
also has a built-in Micro-USB port, making it easier to connect the device to
computers. How? Enabling you to connect the computer to the modem with
a native USB support.
To attach the modem and
install the modem driver, please follow the steps below.
Step 1: Connect the cables
As a first step, insert the SIM card to the modem, attach the USB
cable (Figure 2) and the power cable (Figure 3) to the modem.
Step 2: Install the drivers
USB Driver Installer (Figure 4) and install it to the computer.