MailASail - The Red Box
This smart, compact wireless router integrates satellite communications, 3G cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Red Box provides a unified on-board communications platform featuring least cost routing, wireless NMEA instrument data, firewall, enhanced GPS tracking and crew email and web optimization. It offers numerous benefits, including:
- Simple Installation: The Red Box eliminates the normal manual Internet configuration headaches and reduces support costs by offering a straightforward and intuitive user interface, with no software installation required.
- Automatic Satellite Phone Installation: Simply connect any Iridium satellite phone to the Red Box and it will be automatically detected, configured and made available for use, with no further interaction from the user.
- High Speed Data Compression: Through the innovative and well established teleport-mail and teleport-proxy services, the Red Box provides data transfer rates up to 10x faster than standard rates, allowing for lower user costs and encouraging increased usage through all connections, including satellite.
- Wireless NMEA Instruments: The Red Box can receive and broadcast NMEA data feeds both wired and wirelessly to local computers and mobile devices.
- Everything Wireless: Email and surf wirelessly, by using the Red Box as the onboard Wi-Fi Hotspot. Utilize 3G, Wi-Fi, satellite broadband and satellite dial-up for uninterrupted wireless Internet worldwide.
- GPS Tracking: Maintain an electronic record of vessel positions via the Red Box’s inbuilt GPS tracking system. Integrate positions into the teleport-blog application and manage and monitor fleets.
- Firewall: The Red Box uses the teleport-firewall to restrict web access and lock down the computer to optimize data speeds and traffic, lowering the risk of overspend.
Technical Specifications & Features
- Weight: 450g
- Power: 3-4W
- Power Input: 7-20V
- DC Dimensions: 318 x 307 x 28 mm
- Storage Capacity: 4GB (expandable)
- Compatibility: Iridium 9500-9575, 9522P & OpenPort, 3G Cellular & Wifi
- Interfaces: 2 x USB 3 x LAN 2 x Wireless antenna connector 1 x DC Power
- In Connectivity: Internet: 2 x LAN 4 x USB 3G Modem 4 x USB
- Sat Phone Local: 1 x LAN 1 x WiFi: (Std) 802.11bgn 2.4Ghz (Optional High Power 200mW)