Cradlepoint W2005

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Cradlepoint W2005

The Cradlepoint W2005 is an Outdoor 5G broadband adapter specially designed for high-performance industry applications. The Cradlepoint W2005 comes standard with a 1 year license on Netcloud Essentials. The license consists of 1 year access to Netcloud and 1 year warranty.

  • Throughput capacity: 2.3 Gbps
  • Dual connectivity: 5G low / mid band + Cat 20 LTE
  • LAN connectivity: 2.5 GbE
  • Management: NetCloud


Cradlepoint W2005

5G Outdoor Adapter

The Cradlepoint W2005 5G adapter is designed for industries that require higher performance from the 5G network. The Cradlepoint W2005 series is an enterprise-class 5G broadband adapter that ushers in the next generation of wireless WAN in networks.

The W2005 series adapters can be paired with a Cradlepoint router in “captive modem mode” to control virtual deployment, monitoring and security from a single endpoint. In addition, the W2005 adapter can also connect to a third party router via a Ethernet connection.

The Cradlepoint W2005 5G wireless adapter is designed to be placed outdoors for an optimal signal. The metal housing of the W2005 has an IP67 rating, which means that this adapter is designed to withstand extreme temperatures, water and strong winds.

A suitable 5G solution for every location

The W-Series portfolio supports all layers to ensure the right solution can be provided for any location. The W1850 Indoor, W2000 Indoor and W2005 Outdoor support low and mid band tiers, while the W4005 supports low, mid and high band tiers.

Advantages of the Cradlepoint W2005
  • 5G tools and validation built into the NetCloud platform
  • Mobile wizard-based installation application for optimal installation and signal acquisition
  • Dual connectivity: Simultaneous 5G and LTE network connections
  • Captive modem mode for single router / adapter control and management
  • In-depth wireless analytics supported by machine learning
  • Carrier-class connectivity with multiple test and recovery levels
  • Adaptable to any network and SD-WAN environment
  • Zero-touch implementation and day 1 broadband without on-site IT staff
  • Advanced remote management
Cradlepoint NetCloud Mobile package

This Cradlepoint W2005 series 5G router is part of a NetCloud Mobile package, an all-encompassing network service consisting of support, hardware and software services. Cradlepoint NetCloud Mobile package is a next generation management and application platform, providing real-time network management through secure connections. NetCloud Manager integrates cloud management with Cradlepoint devices to improve productivity, increase reliability, reduce costs and improve the intelligence of network and business operations.

These purpose-built endpoints are sold as part of a NetCloud package, the benefits include:

  • Continuous improvements to modem and software functions
  • Zone-based firewall and VPN
  • Dashboard for modem data usage and predictive alerts
  • Remote business information and cloud management
  • Real-time troubleshooting tools and diagnostics
  • Purpose-built hardware for 5G performance
  • 24 × 7 business support and limited lifetime warranty
Differences between Netcloud Essentials & Advanced

Cradlepoint W



  • Modem: Built-in 5G NR FR1 low, mid band and 4G LTE Category 20 modem
  • Ethernet: 2 x 2.5 GbE RJ45 (LAN / WAN switchable)
  • Wi-Fi: Single band 2.4 GHz
    – Set end point only
    – 2 x 2 MU-MIMO 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
    – 2 x 2 external antennas
    – Global Safe Mode
  • GNSS / GPS: 1 x GNSS Muxed to Aux: L1 and MIMO2: L5
  • IP67 classified (water and dust proof)
  • Operating temperature: -30 ° C to 60 ° C
  • Dimensions: 190 x 200 x 50 mm
  • Weight: 1.27 kg


Supporting Documents


Product Brief


What’s in the Box

  • W2005 5G Outdoor Wideband Adapter
  • 1 year of NetCloud Essentials
  • 802.3bt 90W PoE Injector
  • Mobile antenna, 5G outdoor low / mid band with N-type connector (4 pcs)
  • Mounting supplies