TP-Link TL-MR3040 is a portable mobile wireless networking platform that can be paired with a 3G/4G USB modem. TL-MR3040 is able to broadcast a wireless signal at up to 150Mbps around a room, simultaneously you can setup up to five devices to access the Internet through Wi-Fi. It supports the latest wireless communication standard – 4G LTE technology, with high download speed of up to 100 Mbps and upload speed of up to 50 Mbps and powered with internal 2000 mAh battery.

TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router
TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router

The 2000mAh internal battery capable of powering a shared 3G/4G network at 150 Mbps for up to 4 hours at full 802.11n speed and range. The device can be powered via its USB cable and included adapter by connecting it to a Laptop or PC’s USB port. The TL-MR3040 provides a mode switch on the side of the router for easy operation modes change. Users can select one of three operation modes – 3G/4G Mode, WISP Mode and AP Mode simply by flipping the switch instead of logging in the web-based user interface.Featuring both a WAN and 3G/4G USB port, the TL-MR3040 is able to utilize both wired and 3G/4G wireless connections to create a powerful wireless network.

TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router USB
TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router USB

Compatible with LTE/ HSPA+/UMTS/EVDO 3G/4G USB modems
Features a 2000mAh battery for maximum usage time
Three operation modes available for different situations: 3G/4G Router, Travel Router (AP), WISP Client Router
150Mbps wireless speeds for rapid sharing and increased signal range
4G LTE Modems Compatibility apply to TL-MR3040 Version 2.0 ONLY


The key features of TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router :


  1. Share a 3G/4G mobile connection, compatible with LTE/HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS/EVDO 3G/4G USB modems
  2. Battery powered, portable design, light and small enough for you to take anywhere
  3. Wireless N speed up to 150Mbps
  4. IP-based bandwidth control allows administrators to determine how much bandwidth is allotted to each connected device
  5. A micro USB port to be connected to your laptop or power adapter for power supply
  6. Three working modes: 3G/4G Router, Travel Router (AP), WISP Client Router
  7. Easy operation modes change at a flip of the operation mode switch


The main hardware specifications of TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router :


  1. Interface : 1 10/100 Mbps WAN/LAN port, USB 2.0 port for 3G/4G modem, a micro USB port for power supply
  2. LED : Power, WLAN, Ethernet, Internet
  3. Button Power : On/Off Button, Reset Button, Operation Mode Switch
  4. Dimensions (W X D X H) : 3.9 x 2.4 x 0.6 in. (100 x 62 x 16 mm)
  5. Weight : 3.3 ounce (94g)
  6. Antenna Type : Internal Antenna
  7. Power Supply : Internal 2000mAh rechargeable battery, 5VDC/1.0A external power adapter
  8. System Requirements : Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, Windows 8, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX or Linux


The wireless and software features of TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router :


  1. Wireless Standards : IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  2. Frequency : 2.4-2.4835GHz
  3. Signal Rate : Up to 150Mbps
  4. EIRP : <20dBm
  5. Wireless Security : Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK,Wireless MAC Filtering, Enable/Disable SSID Broadcast
  6. Operating Modes : 3G/4G Router, Travel Router (AP), WISP Client Router
  7. WAN Type : Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE/Russia PPPoE, Bigpand Cable, L2TP/Russia L2TP, PPTP/Russia PPTP
  8. DHCP : DHCP server, DHCP Client List, Address Reservation
  9. Port Forwarding : Virtual Server, Port Triggering, DMZ, UPnP
  10. Access Control : Parental Control, Bandwidth Control, Loal Management, Remote Management, Access Schedule, Advanced Routing
  11. Security : Firewall, VPN, ALG, IP&MAC Binding, DoS Protection


There are four firmwares are available for TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router :


Download Firmware Update TL-MR3040 V1 120328

Download Firmware Update TL-MR3040 V1 120822

Download Firmware Update TL-MR3040 V2 121017

Download Firmware Update TL-MR3040 V2 131121


It is recommended that before proceeding with firmware update of TP-Link TL-MR3040 Router, check the firmware version.