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How To Update Your Optimizer and WiFi Extender Firmware

How To Update Your Optimizer and WiFi Extender Firmware

This tutorial walks through the firmware update for the RedPort Optimizer WiFi hotspot & satellite router and the RedPort Halo Long Range WiFi Extender. The step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to work with the configuration of the Optimizer satellite router and Halo WiFi Extender to load the newest firmware update, make sure your WiFi connections are correctly configured, and check to see if your firmware is up-to-date.

Updating the firmware on your device is essential to keeping it running smoothly.  We created this short video that walks you through the steps on how to complete this process.  The most current firmware available for your Optimizer is version 1.180 and the most current version for the Wifi Extender is version 1.06.  These files can be downloaded from our website by clicking here.  Simply save the files to your computer and follow the instructions in the video.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact as or by phone, 877-379-8723.


If you would like to download the latest version of firmware please visit our downloads page by clicking here. You will have access to all of our other downloads to keep your devices up to date and running properly.

Learn More About The Optimizer

If you would like to learn more about the Optimizer, including features, specifications, and pricing, please visit the Optimizer product. See more at

Learn More About The Halo Long Range Wifi Extender

To learn more about RedPort Halo Long Range WiFi Extender please visit the Halo product page at You can view features, specifications, reviews and pricing.

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However you chose to approach your updates or upgrades Global Marine Networks is here to help. Our team has years of cruising and race consulting experience. Call us today to discuss your needs and one of our talented technical team members is pleased to help.

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