Redport Optimizer WXA-223


  • Redport Optimizer WXA-223 (new for 2023) (same functionality as WXA-203 and WXA-213 models but with newer processors and updated simplfied GUI)
  • (NEW) Make satellite phone calls with your smartphone over WiFi!
  • New: Optimizer features a Services Center dashboard to help you easily access and control your network, and a Quick Whitelist feature that lets you whitelist or block access to popular messaging apps including: Facebook Messenger, Instagram Messages, Signal, Timezero, Viber, WeChat and WhatsApp, with a single button.
  • Control your airtime usage
  • Enable satellite optimized email, weather, blogging, tracking, and more!
  • Compatible with CruisersEmail, Xgate, PredictWind, Sailblogs, Wordpress

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New: Optimizer features a Services Center dashboard to help you easily access and control your network, and a Quick Whitelist feature that lets you whitelist or block access to popular messaging apps including: Facebook Messenger, Instagram Messages, Signal, Timezero, Viber, WeChat and WhatsApp, with a single button.





The latest version of the venerable RedPort Optimizer is a satellite Wi-Fi hotspot and firewall that lets you get the most out of your satellite data service, with the devices you already have. Optimizer broadcasts your satellite data feed via Wi-Fi for easy connectivity. Its powerful firewall blocks unwanted services to eliminate runaway satellite phone airtime bills. Best of all, Optimizer is designed to work with CruisersEmail as well as XGate-based services, so you can easily access email, web, weather, and track your location.

Optimizer Features


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  • Satellite – Turns any IP-based satellite data signal into a Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Firewall & Filtering – Manage traffic over the satellite link to block unwanted airtime usage. Allow port forwarding, domain-name filtering, network address translation, and detailed whitelisting and blacklisting of websites and services
  • Wi-Fi – Hotspot makes setup and use with compatible computers and tablets easy
  • New! Voice – Use your standard satellite voice service with your smartphone over our included PBX
  • GSM support – Plug in a compatible GSM USB-modem when you have GSM access to keep all the speed and convenience benefits of Optimizer, wherever you are
  • Remote Access – Remotely log in and manage your local network from any Internet connection
  • Network Security – Manage and control your local network for maximum security

New! RedPort VoIP Service




RedPort VoIP service provides significant discounts over traditional satellite airtime as well as the ability to create and use prepaid VoIP calling cards for crew or work teams handset or with your smartphone using the XGate phone app.

RedPort dealers provide customized pricing to meet your needs. Actual hardware and service fees
vary by dealer based on your requirements. However, all RedPort VoIP dealers have access
to the following pricing elements:


  • Low Monthly Access Fee
  • Choose a phone number from 30 different countries
  • Unlimited In-Network Calling Option
  • Low Postpaid Termination Rates
    • Inbound and Outbound rates as low as $0.33/minute SRP
    • Calling party simply dials your phone number like any other in that country
  • Low Prepaid Codes for Ship Operations, or Crew and Passenger Sales
    • Prepaid Codes are sold in increments good for up to 30, 60, 120, 1200 or
      3000 minutes to 400 of the most commonly called destinations.
      Some locations provide fewer minutes for the same price.




Premium Services with Optimizer

Optimizer works with the industry’s most popular premium services to connect you with the important people, information and services in your personal life and business.

Optimizer is designed to work with CruisersEmail as well as XGate-based services including Iridium Mail&Web to give you access to satellite email, weather services, blogging and more. Optimizer also enables services like GPS vessel tracking and premium VoIP services for satellite broadband users.

CruisersEmaiul Satellite Phone E-mail & Data Services (Powered by Xgate)


  • Email – Accelerate email service up to 20 times, saving up to 85% on satellite airtime
  • Satellite Phone Weather Services – See local marine and atmospheric conditions or use PredictWind Lite (included with CruisersEmail) to get accurate weather forecasts
  • Social Media – Update Sailblogs or any platform that lets you post via email
  • Blogging Service – Get a free Sailblogs Premium Basic account with a compatible service.


RedPort Optimizer Airtime Savings for Satellite Email & Data Services

Using the RedPort Optimizer with Mac, Windows, or iOS devices accelerates satellite
phone data transfers: up to 15-20 times faster for email, and 3-5 times faster for
web browsing. Designed explicitly to make the most of the narrowband satellite phones
and terminals (like handheld satellite phones), the RedPort Optimizer uses
CruisersEmail compression data service to automatically dial, start and end data calls,
and eliminate the unnecessary demands common with most computing devices,
giving you automatic and complete access to the data feed.

You can use CruisersEmail with any internet connection available to you:
satellite, land-based WiFi connections, GSM cellular networks,
and directly connected to any IP-based wireless service.


Sailblogs – Blogging Service

SailBlogs is the leading provider of blogging and map tracking solutions for the sailing community.
From weekend sailors to ocean racers and cruisers, SailBlogs provides members with
web-based journals (blogs), photo and video galleries and map tracking for their adventures.






Redport Tracking


Tracking your position almost anywhere on the planet is as easy as plugging Optimizer into your compatible satellite phone or terminal and letting your travels take you where they will.

When used with a satellite phone or terminal that has an embedded GPS, Optimizer will relay a vessel’s position report to RedPort Tracking
where you can see a history of its locations, set alerts, and embed an individual map on a webpage of your choosing.



The RedPort Tracking Web-Portal

The web-portal consists of a detailed, robust online tracking interface that provides:


  • Real-time Position and Tracking
  • Longitude and latitude info
  • Emergency alarm/ SOS/Movement alarm/ Overspeed alarm/ Border crossing alert.
  • Geo-fence alarm
  • Course and Speed (on web-based tracking site)
  • Web-based tracking or mobile-phone-based tracking
  • Central Monitoring system (web-base)
  • History of tracking movements
  • Ability to track hundreds of vessels or assets on one web-based monitoring system

Embedding Your Unique Tracking Map on Your Site

With RedPort Tracking, you can choose to embed your unique tracking map (or that of your vessels)
on a site of your choosing. For individuals, this means that friends and family back home can
immediately see where you are located in the world and follow along on your journey.

For those needing commercial vessel tracking, this means that you can view all of your assets
at once on one single map, set zone alarms and alerts, and see vessel history in one flexible interface.



Optimizer Compatibility

Compatible Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and newer
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch)
  • Google Android

Compatible Satellite Equipment
Works with all standard satellite equipment including:

  • Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro; IsatPhone 2; BGAN; Fleet One; FleetBroadband; Fleet Xpress
  • Iridium Certus; 9555; Extreme; OpenPort; 9500*, 9505*, 9505a*
  • Globalstar GSP-1700; GSP-1600*, GSP-2900*
  • Thuraya USB and IP
  • VSAT and other systems.

* Some Equipment Requires Compatible Serial-USB cable (not included).



Physical Specifications
Size: 11.6 x 8.6 x 2.5 cm | 4 9/16” x 3 3/18” x 1 1/16”
Weight: 0.18 Kg | 6.4 ounces
Memory: RAM 128 MB FLASH 16 MB
Power: 12V 4A DC

Ethernet LAN: 1
Ethernet WAN: 1
RJ-11 Analog: 1
USB: 1

2.4 Ghz, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
1-14 operating channels




Redport Routers

The Right Router for Every Installation

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Wi-Fi Router &
Voice Gateway

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Data Router

Optimizer Premier satellite VoIP Gateway and Data Router for operations and crew access
Optimizer Premier

Data Router

RedPort wXa-300 Series

Data Router

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VoIP Router

VoIP Gateway
RedPort Crew Satellite Email Optional Optional Optional
Captive Portal for Crew Internet Access


(Shoreside Control of Crew Internet Access)

Shared Web Compression Optional Optional Optional Optional
GPS Tracking Optional Optional Optional Optional
NMEA Repeater
Web Filtering Limited Limited
Quality of Service
Least-Cost Routing
Multi-Level Administration
OBM Out of Band Management Limited
Usage Logging/Web-reporting Limited Limited
Bandwidth Logging Limited Limited Limited
Ethernet LAN Ports 1 1 2 1 0
Ethernet WAN Ports 1 1 4 2 1
RJ-11 Analog Lines 0 1 1 0 0-8
WiFi Enabled Optional No
Max WiFi Range 30m 46m 46m 46m 46m
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 a/g 802.11 a/g
Storage 8Gb SLC SSD AVai 8Gb SLC SSD Available 8Gb SLC SSD 4Gb SLC SSD
Power Operating Range 9-18V DC 1A 9-18V DC 1A 9-18V DC 2A 9-18V DC 2A 9-18V DC 2A
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS FCC, CE, RoHS FCC, CE, RoHS FCC, CE, RoHS FCC, CE, RoHS
Compact Dimensions 4 9/16″ x 3 3/18″ x 1 1/16″
(11.6 x 8.6 x 2.5 cm)
3.5″ x 1.8″ x 4.4″
(90 x 47 x 110 mm)
6.3″ x 3.1″ x 2.1″
(160 x 80 x 54 mm)
6.6 x 1.2 x 6.2″ (168 x 30 x 157mm) (313)
10.9 x 2 x 5″ (277 x 50 x 126mm) (323)
10.9″ x 2″ x 5″ (277 x 50 x 126 mm)
Rackmounted Dimensions 19″ 1U Rackmount
19″ 1U Rackmount
Compact Weight 0.4 lbs (0.18 kg) 0.56 lbs (0.25 kg) 1.12 lbs (0.5 kg) 1.86 lbs (0.845 kg) (313)
3.85 lbs (1.75 kb) (323)
3.42 lbs (1.55 kg)
Rackmounted Weight 10.25 lbs (4.65 kg) 10.03 lbs (4.55 kg)

Additional information

Weight 1.0000 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 5 in


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