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 LTE cellular radio module
  • 2.4 and 5GHz concurrent WiFi radios
  • PoE+ support
  • Built-in GPS receiver
  • Dual SIMs
  • RJ45 ports configurable as RS232 or RS485
  • Digital I/O
  • Optional VDSL
  • Rugged aluminium enclosure with DIN mounting kit

Based on the very latest VDSL, ADSL and LTE technology, 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 roadside cameras and other PoE devices. Serial ports and digital I/O options make this a very versatile device for many industrial applications. Support for cellular radio modules provides very high availability for critical communications solutions. Dual band WiFi support is optional.
GbE Ethernet Ports
The GW2300 Series router supports up to four 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet interfaces. They can be configured as a single interface with Ethernet switching between them or as separate router interfaces.
The GW2300 Series router can be ordered with support for up to four PoE+ ports. 30 Watts is provided per port.

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 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.

Automatic Failover
The GW2300 provides optional automatic failover from fixed wireless circuits ensuring business connectivity through network or last mile circuit outages, whilst email alerting and auto-failback confirm primary circuit restoration.

Dual Band WiFi
The GW2300 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 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
  • HTTP/HTTPS browser access
  • 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
  • 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 with option for four
  • PoE+ on up to four Ethernet ports is available optionally
  • Ethernet ports can be configured for WAN use

DSL Interface

  • Intel/Lantiq VRX220 family chipset. Conforms to the following ITU standards:
    • ITU-T, G.992.1 G.dmt Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) Transceivers
    • ITU-T, G.992.3 G.dmt Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) Transceiver-2 (ADSL2)
    • ITU-T, G.992.5 G.dmt Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) Transceiver – Extended bandwidth ADSL2 (ADSL2+)
    • ITU-T, G.993.2 Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line

Cellular Interfaces

  • Wireless WAN with 3G options

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 Outputs

      • Relay contact outputs: 30V DC 1A normally open

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
  • 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
  • Mechanical shock test to EN 60068-2-27:2008


  • 20-60V DC isolated input (default)
  • 10-60V DC non-isolated input, default for VDSK (-DCA option)
  • PoE support with input voltage over 44V
  • PoE support with input voltage over 50V
  • PoE is not supported on VDSL models
  • The maximum power for GW2300 routers using a standard 120W AC adapter is:
    • Devices without PoE: 15W
    • 2 x PoE configured devices: 45W
    • 4 x PoE configured devices: 75W
    • 2 X PoE+ configured devices: 75W

Physical and Environment

  • Unit size: W170 x 50H x D125 (mm)
  • Unit weight: 500g
  • Ingress protection rating: IP54
  • Operating temperature:
    • Without VDSL: -30°C to +70°C
    • With VDSL: -20°C to +65°C
  • Storage temperature -30°C to +70°C
GW2300 Series Models
ModelInput Voltage 9-16V DCPoE+Dual SIMVDSL/ADSLWiFi2 x RS232/RS485 Serial Ports2 x Digital Inputs
2 x Digital Outputs
RF Bands
GW2302Opt2YesOptOptOptOptSee table below
GW2304Opt4YesOptOptOptOptSee table below
Options Codes-DCA-V-WF-S-2DI2DO

Example Part NumberDescription
GW2304-2S-2DI2O-QFR-DCAGW2304 with QFR radio module, 2 Digital Inputs, 2 Digital Outputs, 2 serial with a DC input voltage range of 9-16VDC.
GW2304-V-2S-2DI2O-QFRGW2304 with VDSL, QFR radio module, 2 Digital Inputs, 2 Digital Outputs, 2 serial with a DC input voltage range of 9-16VDC.

Virtual Access offers an extensive range of radio modules. Use the tables below to choose the best option for your application.
*Not recommended for new projects.
Refer to router datasheet for operating temperature.

RF Band Options
RF BandRegion2G Bands3G BandsLTE BandsLTE CategoryGPSFormat

Europe China






TX 452.500 ~ 457.475
RX 462.000 ~ 467.475



RFL*Europe APAC900/1800900/2100PCIE
RFM*North America850/1900B2/B4/B5/B17YesPCIE
RFNWorldwide850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B12/B13/B20 B25/B26/B29/B30/B41YesPCIE
RFPAU/NZ/Latin America/Taiwan850/900/1800/1900850/900/1900/2100B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B28/B404YesPCIE




RFUEMEA/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/B666PCIE
RFZBand specific3(900)/8(1800)B1/B8B3/B7/B5/B20/B31PCIE
RFVChina3(900)/8(1800)B1/B8FDD B1/B3/B7/B8
TDD B38/B40/B34/B39/B41
RFWEMEA/Korea/Thailand/India3(900)/8(1800)B1/B8FDD B1/B3/B7/B8/B20/B28A
TDD B38/B40/B41
QFAEurope/Australia/South AmericaB2/B3/B5/B8/B1/B2/B5/B8B1/B2/B3/B4(AWS)/B5/B7/B8/B40
TDD 2300/B28 (700 APAC)
QFBB1/B2/B5/B8TDD B38/B39/B40/B413PCIE
QFCEurope/North & South America/Asia/Australia/Japan/AfricaB1/B2/B5/B6/B9/B19/B8/B4(AWS)B1/B2/B3/B4(AWS) B7/B8/B9/B12(700ac)/B13(700c)/B18(800 lower)/B19/(800 upper) B20(800DD)/B5/B26(US850 Ext)/B28 (700 APAC)/B29(US 700de lower)/B41 (TDD 2500)/B30(2300WCS)/B66(AWS-3)/B32(1500)/B46(TDD5200)12YesPCIE
QFMEuropeB1/B8/B5B1/B3/B7/B8/B209800DD)/B5(850)/B38(TDD 2600)/B40(TDD2300)/B41(TDD2500)4LGA
QFRGlobal (AT&T, Sierra Wireless, T-Mobile, VerizonB2/B3/B5/B8B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B9B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B38/B39/B40/B414YesPCIE
QFSEurope/North America/China/Japan/Africa/APACB1/B2/B8/B4/B5B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B11/B12/B13/B17/B18/B19/B20/B21/B26/B28/B29/B30/B38/B39/B40/B41/B669PCIE
QFTGlobal (AT&T, Sierra Wireless, T-Mobile, Verizon850/900/1800/1900B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/B17/B18/B19/B20/B26/B28M1/NB1OptionalLGA