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Calamp Vanguard 5530

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Product Code: WIFI-V5530

Key Features

  • Secure broadcast LTE performance
  • Smart vehicle technology to enable telematics applications
  • Cloud ready for fast development
  • Multi-function
  • Ruggedized design
  • Open developer platform
  • Full array of I/O and serial ports
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Calamp Vanguard 5530


The CalAmp Vanguard 5530 offers an all-in-one mobile communications solution for industrial, utility, transportation and enterprise applications. This multi-function cellular router features high-speed, secure LTE broadband wireless connectivity in a rugged industrial design, with optional WiFi and high-precision GPS for mobile applications.

Fast & Secure
The Vanguard 5530 offers fast 4G/LTE cellular broadband technology
integrated with extensive routing capability, delivering robust connectivity and
secure high speed data transfer for a broad array of devices and applications.
This ready-to-deploy broadband router enables wireless data connectivity for
up to two LANs and one serial device over public cellular networks at 4G
speeds with strong, Enterprise-grade security (IPSec, VPN, WPA-2) to protect
against external threats.
CalAmp’s vehicle-grade router support a true vehicle area network, where the
vehicle is enabled as a secure digital hub with a WiFi access point or client and
precision GPS. CalAmp’s proven Smart Vehicle Technology enables advanced
vehicle telematics applications. The internal accelerometer and optional vehicle
bus integration, delivers a flexible vehicle solution that can be used to access
vehicle parameters, enable crash notifications, driver behavior, and predictive
maintenance alerts.
The Vanguard 5530 provides reliable connectivity for Programmable Logic
Controllers (PLCs), Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) and any other Ethernet or
serial device. This single, flexible platform addresses a variety of wireless
communications needs with serial to IP conversion (RS232/485), over-the-air
configuration and system monitoring to reduce operating and support costs.
With a straightforward interface and the powerful DeviceOutlook device
management platform, this widely-deployed wireless solution delivers effective
performance and rich, field-proven software capabilities out of the box. To
extend the Vanguard 5530 capabilities even further, OEMs and developers can
create custom applications, using PEG and ODP to customize solutions.


Calamp Vanguard 5530 Specification


  • Input Voltage 9 to 32 VDC
  • TX Power @13.8 VDC 350 mA (500 mA Mobile SKU)
  • RX Power @13.8 VDC 130 mA (240 mA Mobile SKU)
  • Diversity Support Rx Diversity
  • Security IPsec, GRE Tunneling, PPTP VPN RADIUS Client, HTTPS web server
  • Router MAC Filtering, DMZ, Dynamic DNS
  • Device Management SNMP, HTTP embedded web server
  • Certifications CE Mark, MIL810 Thermal/Shock/Vibe/Humidity, RoHS 2


  • LED Indicators RSSI, SVC, NET, GPS, AUX
  • Power 4-pin locking connector
  • Ethernet Dual 10/100 Mbps RJ-45, auto MDIX, auto-negotiate, & activity LED
  • Serial EIA-232F DE9 Female DCE, up to 115Kbps
  • I/O 7 digital inputs, 5 digital outputs, 4 analog inputs, 2 1-wire bus interfaces Ignition sense with timers
  • Primary Antenna 50 SMA Female
  • RX Diversity Antenna 50 Ohm SMA Female
  • GPS Antenna (Active) 50 Ohm SMA Female (optional)
  • WLAN/WPAN Antenna 50 Ohm RP-SMA Female (optional)


  • Dimensions 4.5 (L)x6.0 (W)x1.9 (H) in, 11.4 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm
  • Weight 2.5lb, 1.13 kg
  • Temperature Range -40º to +85º C, -40º to +185º F [1]
  • Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing


  • LTE Five-band 800/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz LTE 3GPP Release 9 (FDD) Cat. 3 DL/UL max: 100 Mbps / 50 Mbps


  • UMTS/HSPA Triple-band 900/1800/2100 MHz HSPA+ 3GPP release 8 DL Cat. 24 / UL Cat. 6 Dual Carrier DL/UL max: 42 Mbps / 5.76 Mbps
  • EDGE/GPRS Dual-band 900/1800 MHz EDGE 3GPP release 6 Class 12 DL: max. 237 kbps, UL: max. 237 kbps
    GPRS Class 12 DL: max. 85,6 kbps, UL: max. 85,6 kbps