Sierra Wireless MC8790 Module

Product Order Number:
SW MC8790




Replaced by MC8705

The powerful AirPrime MC8790 PCI Express Mini Cards cost effectively integrate into a variety of OEM devices to offer complete wireless solutions over HSPA-capable 3G/UMTS networks.
From point-of-sale devices to ruggedised laptops, the MC8790 will turn hardware devices into powerful communications tools with wireless data services.

The MC8790 PCI Express Mini Card provides wide area wireless data access at speeds up to 7.2 Mbps downlink and up to 5.8 Mbps uplink. It offers UMTS/HSPA and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE network access for roaming on high-speed networks worldwide. In addition, antenna diversity improves fringe performance on global HSPA networks using the 850, 1900, and 2100 MHz bands.

Key Features

  • 3G/HSPA
  • Peak downlink speeds up to 7.2 Mbps and peak uplink speeds up to 5.8 Mbps
  • Suitable for embedding with laptop computers
  • Uses MSM6290™ chipset from QUALCOMM
  • Tri-band 3G
  • Approved for Telstra NextG
  • Diversity antennas


Product Order Number:

SW MC8790