Quick start guide


1. Overview

This document provides the necessary information for starting-up the device and log in into the web interface.

Further information regarding the web interface and the functionality of the WE500, can be obtained from the official WE500 documentation.

2. Inserting the SIM card

Connect the antenna and the RJ-45 Ethernet cable to the proper connectors. Be sure that the device is not powered before inserting the SIM card.

Whith the device turned-off, insert the SIM card as shown in the image.


3. Turning-on the device

Connect the power source (12-24 VDC /1 A) to the terminal +Vin e GND. The Power LED will be turned on immediately and the MODEM LED will start blinking.


After approximately 40 seconds, the system will become fully operative and the Run LED will be turned on. When a GPRS/HSPA connection is established, the MODEM LED will be turned-on, otherwise it will blink or will be turned off.


4. Logging in

The default network configuration for connecting to the WE500 is:

  • IP address:
  • Netmask:
  • Gateway:
  • Dns:

It is necessary that the PC used for connecting to the WE500 belongs to the same network 192.168.1.x. For connecting to the WE500, use a standard web browser and enter the following address in the URL bar:


The authentication procedure of the web interface will ask for the user credentials. The default username and password are the following:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin


It’s strongly recommended to change the default password after the first login.


Complete manual available at http://nethix.co/doc/en/we500/we500_sw_manual.html