GW1000M Series Router

Rugged Compact 4G/LTE, WiFi Router
 In a Sturdy Metal Housing with Automotive Power Input, Ignition Sense & GPS Tracker

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  • In-vehicle WiFi services
  • M2M and site-based connectivity
  • Fixed line backup over cellular data network
  • Digital signage

Router Features:

  • Rugged aluminium enclosure
  • 2.4GHz WiFi
  • Built-in GPS receiver
  • Dual Ethernet
  • Dual SIM

The Virtual Access GW1000M Series router is a compact and rugged 4G/LTE router with WiFi for use in both vehicles and a wide range of site-based applications.
The GW1000M enables 4G/LTE or 3G connectivity in a wide range of applications including telemetry, remote monitoring and WiFi services in buses, taxis and fleet vehicles.
The product is equally at home in site locations offering primary WAN, 4G/LTE failover to fixed line connections. Its small size is ideal for M2M applications such as remote monitoring and control.
The product line supports the following radio access technologies: LTE, HSPA+, HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM.

Dual Ethernet Ports
The GW1000M has two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet interfaces. They can be configured as a single interface with Ethernet switching between them or as separate router interfaces.

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

Ignition Sense
In automotive applications, the ignition sense input can detect when the vehicle’s ignition has been enabled. This allows the GW1000M to remain powered on after the vehicle has stopped. The time delay between ignition off and power down is configurable.

The GW1000M Series router has integrated WiFi support. It is capable of supporting both Access Point mode and Station mode concurrently if required.

Voltage Sensor
An additional input wire is provided that can be used to detect a voltage and the device can use this to make behaviour changes. For example, this can be used to enable the WiFi only when a taxi meter is running.

GPS Receiver
The GW1000M Series router includes a GPS receiver that can be used for vehicle tracking. The vehicle’s coordinates, direction and speed can be reported to a central application tracking server periodically.

SMS Management
The GW1000M 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 GW1000M 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 GW1000M 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
  • NAT
  • NAT Traversal
  • NTP Client
  • VLAN support
  • Packet filtering
  • Firewall
  • Port forwarding
  • BGPv4, OSPF
  • RIP (v1 and v2)
  • IPSec/L2TP/GRE
  • 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

  • Dual 10/100 Mbps base-T Ethernet port
  • Auto detects full- or half-duplex operation
  • Auto detects a regular or crossover cable for easy connection to a switch or hub

WAN Interfaces

  • Wireless WAN with 3G or LTE options
  • Ethernet ports can optionally be configured for WAN use


  • 2.4GHz 802.11bgn (AC option available)
  • Concurrent Access Point and Station mode
  • Dual SMA sockets


  • 2 x LTE SMA female antenna connectors
  • MIMO support in LTE versions
  • 1 x GPS SMA female antenna connector with 3v3 Active power feed
  • 2 x SMA female WiFi antenna sockets


  • 2 x SIM card slots
  • Lockable SIM cover


  • Power indicator
  • Ethernet activity
  • Active SIM
  • WiFi

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 18-72V isolated DC input
  • Optional AC adapter available (100-240V)

Physical and Environment

  • Unit size: 114W 114D 38H mm
  • Unit size with mounting bracket: 120W 120D 42H mm
  • Unit weight: 450g
  • Mounting bracket included

Operating temperature

  • Operating temperatures vary, refer to table below.
GW1000M Front and Back Ports
GW1000M Series Models

RF Band Options
RF BandRegion2G Bands3G BandsLTE BandsLTE CategoryGPSOperating TempOrder Code

Europe China

850/900/1800/1900900/2100-40°C to 70°C-RFA


850/900/1800/1900850/900/1900/2100Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFB


850/900/1800/1900850/900/1900/2100B1/B2/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20-30°C to 70°C-RFC
DWorldwideB3/B7/B20/B31Yes-20°C to 60°C-RFD
EEurope900/1800900/2100B1/B3/B7/B8/B20/B38/B403Yes-30°C to 70°C-RFE
FWorldwideCDMA TX 452.500 ~ 457.475 RX 462.000 ~ 467.475-20°C to 60°C-RFF
GWorldwide850/900/1800/1900850/900/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B20Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFG

North America

850/1900B2/B4/B5/B17Yes-30°C to 70°C-RFH
JWorldwide450-40°C to 70°C-RFJ
LEurope APAC900/1800900/2100Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFL
MNorth America850/1900B2/B4/B5/B17Yes-30°C to 70°C-RFM
NWorldwide850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B12/B13/B20 B25/B26/B29/B30/B41-40°C to 70°C-RFN
PAU/NZ/Latin America/Taiwan850/900/1800/1900850/900/1900/2100B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B28/B404Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFP


850/1900B1/B2/B4/B5/B12/B134Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFQ


850/1900B1/B2/B4/B5/B12/B131Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFQ1
REMEA/Korea/Thailand/Indonesia900/1800850/900/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B36/B40/B414Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFR
R1EMEA/Korea/Thailand900/1800850/900/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B201-40°C to 70°C-RFR1
SEurope900/1800850/900/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B38/B40/B414Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFS
TAsia/Pacific900/1800800/850/900/1700/2100B1/B2/B3/B5/B7/B8/B18/B19/B21/B25/B26/B38/B39/B40/B41/B666-40°C to 70°C-RFT
UEMEA/North America/Latin America/APAC/Japan/Australia800/850/900/2100/1900/1800/1700B1/B2/B3/B5/B7/B8/B18/B19/B21/B25/B26/B38/B39/B40/B41/B666-40°C to 70°C-RFU
XAustralia850/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B284Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFX
X1Australia850/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B281Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFX1