GW2300 Series Router

Versatile PoE+ VDSL/LTE Industrial Router
With 4 ARM core CPUs, 2.4 and 5GHz concurrent WiFi radio modules and built-in GPS receiver

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  • CCTV
  • M2M
  • IoT
  • Outdoor cabinets
  • Devices exposed to vibration


  • High performance device with 4 ARM core CPUs
  • 1 or 2 LTE cellular radio modules
  • 2.4 and 5GHz concurrent WiFi radios
  • PoE+ supported on 1 or 2 GbE ports
  • Built-in GPS receiver option
  • Dual SIMs
  • RJ45 ports configurable as RS232 or RS485
  • Digital I/O

The Virtual Access GW2300 Series router is an industrial router designed for harsh environments such as roadside cabinets and other remote monitoring and control sites. PoE capability supplies up to 30W per Ethernet port to power cameras and other PoE devices. Serial ports and digital IO options make this a very versatile device for many industrial applications. Support for one or two cellular radio modules porvides very high availability for critical communications solutions. Dual band WiFi support is optional.

GbE Ethernet Ports
The GW2300 Series router supports two 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet interfaces. They can be configured as a single interface with Ethernet switching between them or as separate router interfaces.

One PoE+ port as standard and can be ordered with support for two PoE ports. 30 Watts is provided per port.

Dual Cellular Radios
The GW2300 can be ordered optionally with two LTE radio modules for very high availability.

GPS Receiver
The GW2300 Series router includes a GPS receiver that can be used for positioning. The GPS socket has a DC voltage to power an active GPS antenna.

SMS Management
The GW2300 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 reboot.

Ingress Protection
The GW2300 has been designed with rubber seals around each connector, providing an IP54 ingress protection rating.

Dual SIMs
Dual SIM architecture ensures that a backup 3G or LTE network can take over should the primary network fail. The router detects a network problem and fails over to a standby SIM/APN if necessary; ensuring customers’ SLAs are upheld. The router 3G or LTE functions also include support for inbound and outbound SMS, so if all other WAN services are unavailable, commands can be sent to the router to perform diagnostics or even reset function.

Dual Band WiFi
The GW2300 Series router has two optional WiFi radios for concurrent support of 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi radio bands. An internal diplexer enables both radios to share a single pair of WiFi antenna on SMA connectors. It is capable of supporting both Access Point mode and Station mode concurrently if required.

DIN Rail Mounting
A DIN rail clip is included, which enables simple mounting for industrial applications. Optional rubber feet can be supplied for table mounting.

Centralised Management and Monitoring
The GW2300 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 SSH
  • TFTP client download/upload
  • SNMP agent
  • SMS management support enables SMS control including reboot

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 and RIP
  • RIP (v1 and v2)
  • IPSec/L2TPv2/L2TPv3/GRE
  • SNMP v1/v2/v3
  • TLS 1.2
  • 802.1x authentication
  • IEC 104
  • QoS
  • VRRP
  • Open VPN

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

Ethernet Interfaces

  • Two GbE Ethernet ports
  • PoE+ on one or two Ethernet ports are available optionally
  • Ethernet ports can be configured for WAN use

Cellular Interfaces

  • One or two cellular wireless modules with 2G, 3G and LTE support
  • LTE category 4 delivers up to 150Mbps downstream & 50 Mbps upstream
  • LTE bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
  • UMTS bands 1, 5, 8
  • GSM, GPRS 900, 1800MHz

WiFi Option

    • Concurrent dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    • Concurrent Access Point and Station mode
    • Internal diplexor shares two antennas with both radios
    • 2 x 2 MIMO

Digital Inputs

      • 2 x digital inputs for detecting remote contact open/close
      • Software configurable as wet or dry inputs
      • Scripts define action to be taken on input events

Digital Output

      • Relay contact output
      • 30V DC 1A normally open
      • Scripts define action to be taken on input events

Serial Options

    • RJ45 ports configurable as RS232 or RS485
    • Terminal Server application or optional SCADA protocol support


  • 2 x SIM card socket with cover


  • 2 cellular antenna SMA sockets per radio module/li>
  • MIMO support in LTE versions
  • 2 x SMA female WiFi antenna sockets
  • 1 x GPS SMA female antenna connector with 3.3 Volt DC power feed for active antenna


  • Power indicator
  • Signal strength indicators
  • Ethernet activity
  • Active SIM
  • WiFi
  • Configuration complete

Approvals and CE Certificates

  • CE Red
  • EN 60950 safety approval
  • EN 55022 and EN 55024 EMC
  • EN 300 328 V1.9.1
  • Freefall drop test to EN 60068-2-32:2008
  • Bump test to EN 60068-2-27:2008
  • Random vibration test to EN 60068-2-64:2008
  • Machanical shock test to EN 60068-2-27:2008


  • 52-57V DC input
  • AC adapter (100-240V) options to support 1 or 2 PoE+ ports

Physical and Environment

  • Unit size: W170 x 50H x D125 (mm)
  • Unit weight: 500g
  • Ingress protection rating: IP54
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +60°C
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +70°C
GW2300 Series Models
GW2302GW2300 Series router with 2 Ethernet ports

GW2300 Series Router Ordering Codes
Two RS232/RS485 serial ports-12S
WiFi-WF2 x digital input + 1 x output-2DI1O
PoE+ on x ports (1 or 2)-PExDual LTE category 4 modules-2RFS
Single LTE category 4 module-RFS

Example Part NumberDescription
GW2302-PE2-2S-RFSGW2300 router with 2 Ethernet ports, 2 x PoE+, 2 x serial ports and a single category 4 LTE module.
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
XAustralia850/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B284Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFX
X1Australia850/2100B1/B3/B5/B7/B281Yes-40°C to 70°C-RFX1