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Industrial Frequency Hopping 2.4 GHz Ethernet (RLX2-IFH24E)

RLX2-IFH24E

The RLX2-IFH24E is user configurable as a master, repeater and remote radio. It provides virtual peer-to-peer packet switching and network optimization using advanced Smart Switch technology. Combined with an industry leading high-speed transmitter, the RLX2-IFH24E is ideal for applications requiring fast and reliable communications at long distances. 

The RLX2-IFH24E is quickly configured using the included, graphical ControlScape software. An OPC server software is also included and allows users to monitor radio network health with any OPC client based HMI software. 

The RLX2-IFH24E employs proprietary frequency hopping algorithms and 128 bit AES encryption algorithm approved by most governments for critical networks.

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Features and Benefits

  • 1.1 Mbps RF data rate at up to 15+ miles with line-of-sight (LOS)
  • Smart Switch technology provides true peer-to-peer connectivity and optimizes performance
  • Serial device support via serial-to-serial tunneling or serial TCP/UDP encapsulation
  • Internationally unlicensed 2.4 GHz frequency
  • Up to one watt transmit power for long distance
  • Metal enclosure, industrial operating temperatures, vibration and shock resistant
  • Certification for use in hazardous locations
  • Proprietary frequency hopping algorithms (not detectable by Wi-Fi scanners)
  • 128 bit AES Encryption
  • Graphical representation of network for configuration and diagnostics
  • Advanced diagnostics including temperature and signal quality
  • Includes OPC Server for HMI-based RF network diagnostics 

Configuration

The ControlScape FH application provides a graphical representation of your RLX2-IFH radio network, allowing you to easily configure the radios and monitor their performance from anywhere in the network. ControlScape can be used to support configuration and installation as well as provide long-term monitoring of system performance. 

Specifications

Frequency 

2.400 GHz to 2.4835 GHz

Protocols 

All standard IEEE 802.3 protocols

Security

128 bit AES encryption

Network Topology

Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, store and forward repeater. Smart Switch packet switching for virtual peer-to-peer communications.

Error Detection

32 bit CRC, ARQ (Automatic Resend Query)

Radio Type

Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum 

Transmit Power

100 mW to 1W (FCC - A model – Programmable) 10 mW to 100 mW (ETSI - E model – Programmable)

Channel data rates 

1.1 Mbps or 345 kbps (Programmable)

Receiver Sensitivity (Typical) 

1.1 Mbps: -98 dBm @ 10-6 BER 345 kbps: -106 dBm @ 10-6 BER

Outdoor Range

15+ miles pt-pt with high gain directional antennas and RF line-of-sight (Americas version)

Hardware

Enclosure

Extruded aluminum with DIN

Size

14.7 x 11.8 x 3.8 cm / 5.78 x 4.64 x 1.48 in (H x W x D)

Ethernet Port

10/100 Base-T connector, shielded RJ45

 IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x

Serial Port

RS-232, DB9/ RS-422 and RS-485

 300 bps to 230 kbps. Supports serial to serial tunneling

 and serial TCP/UDP encapsulation

Antenna Port

(1) RP-SMA connector

Weight

13 oz (369g)

Operating Temperature

-40°F to 167°F (–40°C to +75°C)

Humidity

Up to 100% RH, with no condensation

Vibration

IEC 60068-2-6 (5g @ 10Hz to 150Hz)

Shock

IEC 60068-2-27; 20g @ 11ms, 3-Axis (Operational)

 IEC 60068-2-27; 30g @ 11ms, 3-Axis (Non-Operational)

External Power

9 Vdc to 24 Vdc

Power Consumption

6 W average, 12 W peak

Downloads

RLX2-IFH24E Datasheet 405.30 kB Last Modified 06/24/2016
ControlScape User’s Manual 1.75 MB Last Modified 06/13/2014
RLX2-IFHxE Overall Dimension Drawing 24.26 kB Last Modified 07/02/2014
RLX2-IFH24E User Manual 1.93 MB Last Modified 07/02/2014
ProSoft Wireless Designer User Manual 1.32 MB Last Modified 02/22/2013
ProSoft Wireless Designer (PSW-PWD) Datasheet 169.63 kB Last Modified 02/21/2013
SNMP MIB file 53.65 kB Last Modified 02/22/2013
RadioLinx OPC Server Datasheet 282.21 kB Last Modified 07/10/2015
ProSoft Wireless Designer (PSW-PWD) version 4.5.013 6.00 MB Last Modified 05/30/2014
RadioLinx OPC Server version 1.3.1 (XP) 1.10 MB Last Modified 02/21/2013
ControlScape FH v6.00.041 3.53 MB Last Modified 05/06/2014
ControlScape User’s Manual 1.75 MB Last Modified 02/21/2013
ControlScape Datasheet 422.69 kB Last Modified 04/17/2014
RLX2-IFH24E Firmware v2.0.35 5.55 MB Last Modified 12/19/2016

Certifications

EX Certificate (ATEX Directive) 113.47 kB Last Modified 07/14/2014
CB Safety 221.69 kB Last Modified 08/05/2013
Declaration of Conformity (RoHS/CE) 297.26 kB Last Modified 09/12/2017
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 416.27 kB Last Modified 02/06/2014
Country Approval - Australia 30.97 kB Last Modified 07/14/2014
Country Approval - Brazil 1,022.50 kB Last Modified 07/14/2014
Country Approval - Chile 338.91 kB Last Modified 02/25/2015
Country Approval - China 381.50 kB Last Modified 05/22/2015
Country Approval - Indonesia 255.00 kB Last Modified 12/17/2014
Country Approval - Mexico 257.88 kB Last Modified 05/22/2015
Country Approval - New Zealand 36.53 kB Last Modified 07/14/2014
Country Approval - Saudi Arabia 363.19 kB Last Modified 10/27/2015
Country Approval - South Africa 349.58 kB Last Modified 02/24/2016
Country Approval - Venezuela 584.98 kB Last Modified 08/27/2014
Country Approval - Qatar 378.21 kB Last Modified 02/24/2016