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E173U

Huawei E173U HSDPA USB Stick

E173U
E173U
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Huawei E173U USB Modem Details:

Huawei E173U Modem Specifications

  • HSDPA/UMTS 1900/2100MHz
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
  • DL 7.2Mbps / UL 5.76 Mbps
  • Support Micro SD Card
  • Support PC voice (optional) and SMS services
  • Plug & Play
  • Support Windows, MAC, Linux OS


Getting to Know E173U USB Stick


The following figure shows the appearance of the USB Stick. It is provided only for your reference. The actual product may be different.

Huawei E173
1. USB Connector
It connects the USB Stick to a PC.

2. Strap Hole
You can tie the cap and the USB Stick together by threading a strap through the strap holes, so that the cap will not be easily lost.

3. Indicator
It indicates the status of the USB Stick.

  • Green, blinking twice every 3s: The USB Stick is powered on.
  • Green, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stick is registering with a 2G network.
  • Blue, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stick is registering with a 3G/3G+ network.
  • Green, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 2G network
  • Blue, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G network
  • Cyan, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G+ network
  • Off: The USB Stick is removed.

4. SIM/USIM Card Slot
It holds a Subscriber Identity Module(SIM)/Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) card.

5. MicroSD Card and Slot
It holds a microSD card.

This Huawei E173U USB modem the size of a keychain that offers the same speed and ease of use as the E583C, but instead comes in a form factor suitable to those who want to only connect one laptop instead of sharing.

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