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GL-M2 User Guide

Hardware info

GL-M2 is for DIY enthusiasts who would like to build their own routers and modems. With GL-M2's 5G Module and 5G antennas, it provides a quality 5G cellular network.

gl-2 interface

GL-M2 specification

First time setup

What's inside the package?

gl-m2 unboxing

Package Contents:

  • 1 x GL-M2 Development Board
  • 4 x 5G Antennas
  • 4 x IPEX Connectors
  • 2 x Screws
  • 1 x DC Power Adapter
  • 1 x Universal Plug Adapter (US, EU, UK & AU)
  • 1 x 5G Module (Optional)
  • 1 x Type-C Cable


  1. Install the module and the antenna

    Use an RF conversion extension cable or an SMA antenna connection cable to connect the antenna to the IPEX interface on the module.

    gl-m2 setup

  2. Insert the Nano SIM card

    gl-m2 setup

  3. Power up

    Connect to a DC power supply and use a Type-C to USB 3.0 data cable to connect to the router or other device.

    gl-m2 setup


  • During use, it is necessary to connect to a DC power supply to provide a stable power source.

  • When the power indicator light is lit in red, it indicates a functioning power supply.

Connecting GL-M2 to GL.iNet Routers

GL-M2 is compatible with the following devices:

  • Flint (GL-AX1800): Firmware version 4.2.3 or above

  • Slate AX (GL-AXT1800), Beryl AX (GL-MT3000) & Brume 2 (GL-MT2500) : Firmware version 4.2.1 and above.

  1. Connect M2 to a GL.iNet router, and use an ethernet cable to connect the GL.iNet router to a computer. Visit on a browser to enter the web Admin Panel.

    Connecting GL-M2 to GL.iNet Routers

  2. Click on Auto Setup under the INTERNET section to connect to the Internet.

    Connecting GL-M2 to GL.iNet Routers

  3. The network connection has been made successfully.

    Connecting GL-M2 to GL.iNet Routers