Siemens Unveils Two Industrial Wireless LAN Lines for Cabinets and Field Level
Siemens Industry, Inc. Posted 06/18/2014
- Two affordable product lines expand Scalance W portfolio
- Access points and client modules feature compact designs
- 150 Mbit/s and 300 Mbit/s bandwidths, according to the IEEE 802.11n standard
With its reduced footprint the compact Scalance W761-1 RJ45 access point and the Scalance W721-1 RJ45 client module provide an affordable solution for wireless machine networking from inside a cabinet. Additional cost and space savings are possible when the new access point and client module are paired with Simatic ET 200SP distributed I/O. Both the access point and the client module offer an IP20 degree of protection and up to 150 Mbit/s transmission rates.
Featuring a compact and robust aluminum housing, the Scalance W774-1 RJ45 access point and the Scalance W734-1 RJ45 client module offer transmission rates up to 300 Mbit/s, while still maintaining a small footprint. For added flexibility these modules can be rail or wall mounted, or directly mounted flush to Siemens Simatic S7-1500 CPU or ET 200MP distributed I/O. Additionally, these units also offer a slot for the iFeatures Key-Plug and Power-over-Ethernet (PoE).