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.
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
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.