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Forbes E-Waste Hotspot

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Forbes E-Waste Hotspot

Type: useless junk

Power: 5 VDC, ? A
Connector type: USB Female Micro-B

CPU1: Ralink RT5350
FLA1: ? MiB (Brand? Model?)
RAM1: ? MiB (Brand? Model?)

Expansion IFs: none specified

WI1 chip1: Ralink RT5350
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI1 MIMO config: 1x1:1
WI1 antenna connector: none


Flags: 3G, battery

Default SSID: Microsoft_Office365
Default IP address:
the IP is used by 41 additional devices
of which 0 are Forbes devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

For a list of all currently documented Ralink chipsets with specifications, see Ralink.

The name of this entry is tentative.

On Slickdeals

The (presumed 3G, over T-Mobile) hotspot will remain active for up to 15 days after activation.
The battery is specified to last for 2-3 hours of continuous use.
The default SSID would seem to be Microsoft_Office365 w/ a default WPA key of Office365.
Per forum users, the device uses RT5350.

Reddit post on /r/wifi

WiSoC module + unknown 3G USB dongle ("021AJW4C13053767" on the Data Matrix label)
YouTube video of the device
Ralink RT5350F SoC
EtronTech EM63A165TS (32MB) RAM