Peplink Balance 20X
Futureproof Enterprise-Grade Branch Router


Peplink Balance 20X

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Peplink Balance 20X
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Balance 20X, 1x GE WAN ports, 4x GE LAN ports and 1x LTE modem (CAT 4)
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Overview:

Extreme Performance

As a member of our “X” series, the Balance 20X offers extreme performance and futureproof design at a practical price point. With 12 Gbps of throughput, the 20X can handle the bandwidth requirements of any enterprise branch network. The SDX also supports a FlexModule, enabling you to customize the router with your choice of ports, as well as instantly apply new technology as we release new modules.

Peplink Balance 20x

Add Cellular Backup

Back up your xDSL with a cellular link (up to two with the FlexModule Mini) and redundant SIM cards. When a line goes down, your office won’t even notice.

Peplink 20X additional LTE

Need Another LTE?

The Balance 20X has a FlexModule Mini slot which will support all kinds of WAN technology. So when it’s time to add a second LTE connection, the Balance 20X will be ready.


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Specifications:


  Balance 20X
WAN Interface 1 x GE, 1x Embedded LTE Modem
1x USB Interface
1x Expansion Modules (Option)
SpeedFusion Hot Failover
SpeedFusion WAN Smoothing  
SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding  
Number of PepVPN SpeedFusion Peers 5
LAN Interface 4x GE
Wi-Fi Interface Simultaneous 802.11ac wave 2/ac/a/n
and 802.11b/g/n
Stateful Firewall Throughput 900Mbps
PepVPN / SpeedFusion
Throughput
No Encryption: 100Mbps
256-bit AES: 60 Mbps
Recommended Users 1-60
IP Passthrough
Antenna Connectors 2x SMA Antenna Connectors
2x RP-SMA Wi-Fi Antenna Connectors
1x GPS SMA Antenna Connectors
Power Input DC Jack: 10V - 30V
Power Consumption 28W (max.)
Dimensions 6.3 x 10.3 x 1.3 inches
160 x 262 x 33 mm
Weight 1.74 pounds / 0.67 kg
Operating Temperature 14° – 113°F / -10° – 45°C
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty

Compare:


Small Office / Branch 20 20X 30 LTE 30 PRO ONE TWO 210 310X
Product Code BPL-021 BPL-021X-
LTE
BPL-031-
LTE
BPL-031-
LTEA
BPL-ONE BPL-TWO BPL-210 BPL-310X
Capacity
Ethernet WAN Ports 2 (GE) + 1 (GE) 2 (GE) 2 (GE) 2/5 (GE) # 2 (GE) 2 (GE) + 2 (GE)
LAN Ports 4 (GE) 4 (GE) 4 (GE) 4 (GE) 8/5 (GE) # 4 (GE) 7 (GE) 9 (GE)
Simultaneous Dual-Band 802.11ac/a/b/g/n Wi-Fi AP No Yes No Yes Yes No No No
Embedded 4G LTE No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
SIM Card Size No Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) No No No Mini-SIM (2FF)
USB WAN Modem Port1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Recommended Users2 1-60 1-60 1-60 1-60 1-60 25-150 25-150 50-500
Stateful Firewall Throughput3 150Mbps 900Mbps 200Mbps 400Mbps 600Mbps/
400Mbps #
1Gbps 350Mbps 2.5Gbps
Core Functionality
802.1q VLANs Supported 16 6 16 16 128 128 128 1024
Port-Based VLAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Load Balancing & Failover Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Load Balancing Algorithms 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Drop-In Mode No Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Inbound Load Balancing No No No No No No Yes Yes
InControl Cloud Management Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Functionality
PepVPN Yes % Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SpeedFusion Hot Failover No Yes No Yes No* No* Yes Yes
SpeedFusion WAN Smoothing No Yes* No No* No* No* Yes Yes
SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding No Yes* No No* No* No* Yes Yes
Number of PepVPN/SpeedFusion Peers4 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5/20 ~^ 2/5/20 ~^ 2/5 ! 2/30 &
PepVPN Throughput (256-bit AES)3 30Mbps 60Mbps 55Mbps 55Mbps 30Mbps 150Mbps 80Mbps 500Mbps
PepVPN Throughput (No Encryption)3 60Mbps 100Mbps 120Mbps 120Mbps 60Mbps 150Mbps 150Mbps 600Mbps
IPsec/L2TP/PPTP VPN Functionality
IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network)5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of IPsec Tunnels 2 5 2 2 2 2 2 5
Remote User Access Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
L2TP VPN Server Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OpenVPN Server Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PPTP VPN Server Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maximum PPTP/L2TP/OpenVPN Users 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
GRE (Network-to-Network) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
AP Controller Functionality
Pepwave AP Series Management Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maximum Number of AP Supported 10 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Remote AP & Multiple Config Profiles Management6 No No No No No No No No
Advanced QoS Functionality
Bandwidth Usage Monitor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
QoS for VoIP and E-Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
User Groups Bandwidth Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Blocking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Filtering Blacklist No Lite No No Lite Lite Lite Full
Hardware
Operating Temperature -40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
14° – 113°F
-10° – 45°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
23° – 113°F
-5° – 45°C
32° – 104°F
0° – 40°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
LACP (802.3ad) NIC Bonding No No No No No No No No
Power Consumption 15W 28W 28W 28W 15W 40W (max.) 15W 30W
1U Rackmount No No No No No No Yes Yes
High Availability No No No No No No Yes Yes
LAN Bypass No No No No No No No No
Dual Hot Swap Power Supply No No No No No No No No
Certifications
FCC, CE, RoHS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty

[1] For a list of supported modems, please refer to https://www.peplink.com/technology/4g3g-modem-support/.
[2] Recommendation for sizing purposes only. No software restrictions applied.
[3] Router Throughput and PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments. Figures apply to the latest hardware revision.
[4] Number of peer Peplink or Pepwave devices you can connect using SpeedFusion VPN.
[5] IPsec only supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink or Pepwave devices.
[6] Balance 20/30 LTE/One/210/310 comes with AP Controller Standard, which supports up to two configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, meaning that all APs will share the same configuration, and you can only manage APs on the local physical LAN. Balance 305/380/580/710/1350/2500 comes with AP Controller Pro, which supports multiple configuration profiles with multiple SSIDs, and you can manage remote APs outside the local physical LAN.
+ Balance 20 and 210 have an extra WAN port which can be activated through license key. Click here to learn more.
# If the WAN Activation License (BPL-ONE-LC-5WAN) is activated, router throughput will be changed to 400Mbps, both number of WAN and LAN will become 5.
^ PepVPN is supported on all models. SpeedFusion is an optional feature.
* Balance 2500 are available different configurations. Please refer to ordering information for details.
% Balance 20/30 LTE requires firmware 6.1 to support PepVPN.
! 2 PepVPN Peers are enabled by default. Can be increased to 5 Peers using license PVN-LC-05.
& 2 SpeedFusion Peers are enabled by default. Can be increased to 30 Peers with purchase of SpeedFusion Bonding License SFN-LC-30.
~ 2 PepVPN Peers are enabled by default. Can be increased to 5 Peers using license PVN-LC-05 or to 20 Peers using license MAX-HD-020-SPF.
@ 30/50 SpeedFusion Peers are enabled by default for Balance 380/580 respectively. Can be increased to 100 Peers with purchase of SpeedFusion Bonding license SFN-LC-100.

Documentation:

Download the Peplink Balance 20X Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

Peplink Products
Peplink Balance 20X
Peplink Balance 20X
Balance 20X, 1x GE WAN ports, 4x GE LAN ports and 1x LTE modem (CAT 4)
#BPL-021X-LTE-US-T-PRM
Contact us for Pricing!