GW1400 Series Router

5G-ready Cellular & WiFi Router for Automotive & Fixed-site Applications

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  • In-vehicle WiFi & content streaming services
  • M2M fixed-site connectivity
  • Fixed line backup over cellular data network
  • Digital signage

Router Features:

  • Concurrent 2.4 & 5GHz WiFi
  • Dual Ethernet
  • Built-in GPS receiver option
  • Dual SIM
  • Micro SD reader for extensible content storage


The Virtual Access GW1400 Series router is a compact 4G/LTE router with WiFi, designed in a rugged extruded aluminium case with a mounting bracket for use in vehicles and fixed-site applications.
The GW1400 Series router enables 4G/LTE connectivity in vehicles such as buses, taxis and fleet vehicles for applications such as passenger WiFi internet access, telemetry and WiFi access to corporate network services. The product is equally at home in fixed-site locations offering primary WAN or 4G/LTE failover to fixed line connections. Its small size is ideal for M2M applications such as remote monitoring and control.
The product line offers a new entry point for 4G/LTE data applications and supports the following radio access technologies: LTE, HSPA+, HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM.

The GW1400 Series router has a very high performance 4-core processor to support future 5G throughput speeds. It has an internal M.2 socket with USB-3 interface to the cellular module, which will support the 5G modules expected on the market soon. In addition, the 5G modules will have 4 cellular antenna sockets..

The GW1400 Series router has integrated dual radio (2.4 and 5GHz) WiFi support. It is capable  of supporting both Access Point mode and Station mode concurrently if required.

Dual Ethernet Ports
The two gigabit Ethernet interfaces can be configured as a single interface with Ethernet switching between them or as separate router interfaces.

Dual SIM
Dual SIM sockets ensure that a backup 4G/LTE network can take over should the primary network fail. The router detects a network problem and fails over to a standby SIM/APN.

Ignition Sensor
In automotive applications, the ignition sense input can detect when the vehicle’s ignition has bee enabled. This allows the GW1400 to remain powered on after the vehicle has stopped. The time delay between ignition off and power down is configurable.

GPS Receiver
The GW1400 Series router includes a GPS receiver that can be used for vehicle positioning. The vehicle’s coordinates, direction and speed can be reported to a central application tracking server periodically.

SMS Management
The GW1400 Series router also supports SMS, so if the packet switched side of the network is down, you can send commands to the router to perform diagnostics or even a reload.

Active Power Conditioning
Vehicle battery voltages often experience transients and there can be substantial voltage dip during engine start up. The GW1400 Series router incorporates an active power conditioner, which is designed to accommodate the voltage surges and transients commonly found in vehicles.

Mounting Bracket
A bracket is included that enables simple mounting. The bracket can be clipped onto a DIN rail for industrial applications.

Centralised Management and Monitoring
The GW1400 Series router benefits from Activator, Virtual Access’ centralised configuration management and monitoring system. Activator simplifies and automates deployment, management and support tasks in managed network environments.

Software Features


  • Automatic configuration using Activator server


  • Command Line Interface via Telnet or SSH
  • TFTP client download/upload
  • SNMP agent
  • SMS management support

Fault Investigation and Reporting

  • Event logging
  • Syslog support
  • Packet tracing

Routing Features

  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • DHCP server/client
  • DynDNS
  • DNS Proxy Server
  • NAT
  • NAT Traversal
  • NTP Client
  • VLAN support
  • Packet filtering
  • Firewall
  • Port forwarding
  • BGPv4, OSPF
  • RIP (v1 and v2)
  • IPSec/L2TP/GRE
  • OpenVPN support
  • SNMP v1/v2/v3
  • TLS 1.2
  • 802.1x authentication
  • IEC104
  • QoS
  • VRRP

IPSec VPN Options

  • IKE version 2
  • x.509 certificates
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)
  • SHA2_512 support
  • AES_CBC (256), 3DES and DES
  • PFS
  • SCEP
  • DH_8192

Hardware Features

LAN Interfaces

  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • The LAN ports can be configured as a single router interface or as separate router interfaces

WAN Interfaces

  • LTE category 6 supporting 300Mbps downstream and 50Mbps upstream
  • Multiple concurrent APN support
  • Ethernet ports can optionally be configured for WAN use


  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent WiFi
  • 2 x 2 MiMo, 802.11ac, 802.11n, 802.11p
  • Concurrent Access Point and Station mode
  • Range of optional external WiFi antennas available


  • 2 x SIM card sockets with optional slot cover

Micro SD Card Reader

  • Optional Micro SD memory card slot


  • Power indicator
  • Ethernet activity
  • Active SIM
  • WiFi

External I/O

  • Digital input for ‘taxi-meter’ status


  • 2 x LTE SMA female antenna connectors for MiMo LTE support (4 x SMA connectors for 5G support)
  • MIMO support in LTE versions
  • I x GPS SMA female antenna connector with power feed for active antenna
  • 2 x RP_SMA female connectors for 2 x 2 MiMo WiFi (Diplexed 2.4 & 5 GHx channels)

Approvals and Certificates

  • EN60950 safety approval
  • EN55022 and EN55024 EMC
  • EN 300 328 V1.9.1


  • 12V DC 0.5A
  • Power lead is supplied with 4 connectors for +12V, ignition +12V, 0V and voltage sense
  • Optional 9-36V DC isolated DC input
  • Optional 9-36V DC input
  • Optional 18-72V isolated DC input
  • Optional AC adapter available (100-240V)
  • Optional 24V DC

Physical and Environment

  • Unit size: 114W 114D 38H mm
  • Unit size with mounting bracket: 120W 120D 42H mm
  • Unit weight: 380g
  • Mounting bracket included

Operating temperature

  • -20⁰C to +70⁰C
GW1400 Front and Back Ports
GW1400 Series Models
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