Peplink Balance Router Model Comparison

Branch/
Small Office
Small Business
Mid-Size Business
Large Enterprise/Campus
Model 20/30/50 30 LTE One 210/310 305 380 580 710 1350 2500
Product Code BPL-021
BPL-031
BPL-050
BPL-031-
LTE-E-T
BPL-ONE BPL-210
BPL-310
BPL-305 BPL-380 BPL-580 BPL-710 BPL-135 BPL-2500-*
Capacity
Ethernet WAN Ports 2/3/5 2 2 (GbE) 2+/3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 5 (GbE) 7 (GbE) 13 (GbE) 12 (GbE)
LAN Ports 4 (GbE) 4 (GbE) 8 (GbE) 7 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 3 (GbE) 8 (GbE)/
2 (10G SFP+)*
Simultaneous Dual-Band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi AP spec_none spec_none 1 spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
Embedded 4G LTE spec_none 1 spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
SIM Card Size spec_none Mini-SIM (2FF) spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
USB WAN Modem Port1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Recommended Users2 1-25 1-25 1-50 1-50 50-500 50-500 300-1000 500-2000 1000-5000 5000-20000+
Router Throughput3 100Mbps 100Mbps 1Gbps 100Mbps 200Mbps 200Mbps 400Mbps 800Mbps 1500Mbps 8Gbps
Core Functionality
802.1q VLANs supported 16 16 16 16 128 128 128 128 128 128
Load Balancing & Failover
Load Balancing Algorithms 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Drop-In Mode spec_none spec_none spec_none
Inbound Load Balancing spec_none spec_none spec_none
InControl Cloud Management
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Functionality
PepVPN %
SpeedFusion Hot Failover spec_none spec_none spec_none^ spec_none^
SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding spec_none spec_none spec_none^ spec_none^
Number of PepVPN/SpeedFusion Peers 2 2 2^ 2 2/20& 20 50 300 800 4000
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput 30Mbps 30Mbps 30Mbps^ 30Mbps 60Mbps^ 60Mbps 80Mbps 160Mbps 350Mbps 2Gbps
IPsec/PPTP VPN Functionality
IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network)6
Number of IPsec Tunnels 2 2 2 2 20 20 50 150 400 800
PPTP VPN Server
Recommended PPTP VPN Users 15 15 15 15 50 50 100 200 500 1000
AP Controller Functionality
Manage Pepwave AP Series
Maximum Number of AP Support 10 10 10 10 10/50# 10/50# 10/100# 20/250# 20/500# 20/1500#
Manage Remote AP & Multiple Config Profiles 7 spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
Advanced QoS Functionality
Bandwidth Usage Monitor
QoS for VoIP and E-Commerce
User Groups Bandwidth Control spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
Web Blocking
Hardware
Power Consumption 15W 15W 15W 15W 50W 50W 50W 70W 70W 230W
1U Rackmount spec_none spec_none spec_none
High Availability spec_none spec_none spec_none
LAN Bypass spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
Dual Hot Swap
Power Supply
spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none spec_none
Certifications
FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty

1 For a list of supported modems, please refer to http://www.peplink.com/modem.
2 Recommendation for sizing purposes only. No software restrictions applied.
3 Router Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments.
4 Number of peer Peplink or Pepwave devices you can connect using SpeedFusion VPN.
5 IPsec only supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink or Pepwave devices.
6 Balance 20/30/30 LTE/50/One/210/310 comes with AP Controller Standard, which supports one configuration profile with multiple SSIDs, meaning that all APs will share the same configuration, and you can only manage APs on the local physical LAN. Balance 305/380/580/710/1350/2500 comes with AP Controller Pro, which supports multiple configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, and you can manage remote APs outside the local physical LAN.
+ Balance 210 has an extra WAN port which can be activated through license key.
^ PepVPN is supported on all models. SpeedFusion is an optional feature.
& Balance 305 supports 2 PepVPN peers. With purchase of SpeedFusion License, the Balance 305 supports up to 20 SpeedFusion peers.
# Balance 20/30/50, Balance One and Balance 210/310/305/380/580 come with free license to manage 10 Pepwave AP devices. Balance 710/1350/2500 comes with free license to manage 20 Pepwave AP devices respectively. To manage additional AP, an optional AP Controller license purchase is required.
* Balance 2500 are available different configurations. Please refer to ordering information for details.
% Balance 20/30/50 requires firmware 6.1 to support PepVPN.

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Ordering Information for Balance 30 LTE

Product Code
Carrier
Description
BPL-031-LTE-E-T 4G LTE/
HSPA+ (EU)
Embedded 4G model supporting 4G LTE for EU and worldwide GSM carriers and providing automatic fallback to 3G as needed. Technologies and frequency bands supported: 4G LTE (Band 1/3/7/8/20); WCDMA/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+/DC-HSPA+ (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz).

Ordering Information for Balance 2500

Product Code
Product Name
Description
BPL-2500 Balance 2500 Equipped with 8 (GbE) LAN ports and supporting LACP (802.3ad) NIC bonding.
BPL-2500-SFP Balance 2500 Equipped with two 10G SFP+ LAN ports. See a list of compatible SFP+ modules here.

For the ordering information of all other Balance models, please refer to the above comparison diagram

Feature Add-On for AP Controller

Product Code
Compatible With
Description
WLC-100 Balance 305 & 380
Balance 580
Upgrade to AP Controller Pro. Balance 305 and 380 can manage up to 50 APs. Balance 580 can manage up to 100 APs. Support multiple configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, and manage remote APs outside the local physical LAN.
WLC-200 Balance 710
Balance 1350
Upgrade to AP Controller Pro. Balance 710 and 1350 can manage up to 250 and 500 APs respectively. Support multiple configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, and manage remote APs outside the local physical LAN.
WLC-500 Balance 2500 Upgrade to AP Controller Pro. Manage up to 1500 APs. Support multiple configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, and manage remote APs outside the local physical LAN.

Feature Add-On for B210

Product Code
Product Name
Description
BPL-210-LC-WAN WAN Port Activation License Activate WAN 3 on Balance 210

Technical Specifications

8 Features available on the Balance 20/30/50 as an upgrade.
9 AP Controller Basic comes standard with all Balance models. AP Controller Full comes standard with the Balance 305 and above.
10 This feature is only available on the Balance 210 and above.
11 IPsec only supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink or Pepwave devices.
12 Only valid for customers who have purchased Peplink Balance devices directly from Peplink.

Feature not available in every model. Please refer to model comparison for details.
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Peplink Balance Router Models