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Industrial 802.11abg Ethernet and Serial Client (FCC)

RLXIB-IESC-A

Discontinued: No new product for sale. More Info
Recommended replacements: RLX2-IHW-A RLX2-IHNF-A RLX2-IHG-A RLX2-IHA-A

The Industrial 802.11abg Ethernet and Serial Client (RLXIB-IESC) is a high-speed wireless Ethernet client, with PoE and Serial Encapsulation. The RLXIB-IESC operates at speeds up to 54 Mbps, using the IEEE 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz band) and 802.11a (5 GHz band) standards. Designed for global installations, the RLXIB-IESC offers many Industrial features including hazardous location certifications, OFDM for noise immunity, OPC server diagnostics, extended temperature, high vibration/shock and DIN-rail mounting.

Features and Benefits

Conforms to IEEE 802.11a/b/g

  • 802.11abg wireless client for a single Ethernet or serial device
  • Open standard protects wireless network investment
  • High speed (54 Mbps), low latency communications
  • Connects to RadioLinx Industrial Hotspot or third party 802.11abg Access Points

Rugged and Powerful

  • Metal enclosure, industrial operating temperatures, vibration and shock resistant
  • Certified for use in hazardous locations and explosive atmosphere (UL1604 Class I Div 2, ATEX Zone 2 Category 3)
  • Transmit power and radio frequencies programmable for use globally
  • Cryptographic strength security with WPA2 - 802.11i with 128 bit AES encryption and CCM integrity check

Serial Device Connectivity

  • Encapsulation / de-encapsulation of serial data to / from TCP or UDP packets
  • Advanced features include multicast and Domain Name Server (DNS) support

Easy to Install, Configure and Monitor

  • Built-in web server for browser-based configuration and remote diagnostics
  • Included OPC Server for HMI-based wireless network diagnostics
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) enables radio placement near antenna to reduce antenna cable costs and improve wireless network performance

Backed by ProSoft Technology

  • Industrial data communications experts who understand your protocols, devices, and applications
  • Indoor/outdoor radio network design assistance - accessory selection, path studies, and site survey
  • Three year standard warranty

Specifications

Frequency Band
(Varies by country)

802.11b/g:
 2.412 to 2.462 GHz (FCC)
 2.412 to 2.472 GHz (ETSI)
 802.11a:
 5.150 to 5.250 GHz (FCC/ETSI)
5.725 to 5.850 GHz (FCC)

Wireless Standards

802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11i

Transmit Power (Programmable)
(varies by country)

Up to 50 mW without amplifier
Up to 500 mW with optional amplifier

Channel data rates (Modulation)

802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps
 (DSSS - BPSK, QPSK, CCK)
 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps (OFDM)
802.11a: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps (OFDM)

Receiver Sensitivity (Typical)

-90 dBm @ 1 Mbps
 -85 dBm @ 11 Mbps
 -82 dBm @ 24 Mbps
-75 dBm @ 54 Mbps

Channels Selection

1 to 13 (802.11b/g)
36, 40, 44, 48, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165 (802.11a)

Security

WPA2 - 802.11i with 128 bit AES-CCM
 Legacy WPA TKIP, WEP support
 MAC ID filter
Admin password

Hardware

Enclosure

Extruded aluminum with DIN and panel mount

Size

114.3 x 116.8 x 44.45 mm (W x H x D)
4.5 x 4.6 x 1.75 inches

Vibration

IEC 60068 2-6 (20g, 3-Axis)

Shock

IEC 60068 2-27 (5g, 10Hz to 150Hz)

Ethernet Ports

One 10/100 Base-T connector, shielded RJ45
IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x

Antenna Ports

(2) RP-SMA connectors

Weight

1.06 lbs (479g)

Operating Temperature

-40° C to +75° C

Humidity

Up to 100% RH, without condensation

External Power

10Vdc to 24Vdc (tolerance: -10% to +20%)

Average Power

<6W

Downloads

ProSoft Wireless Designer (PSW-PWD) Datasheet 169.63 kB Last Modified 02/21/2013
RLXIB-IESC Dimension Drawings 114.75 kB Last Modified 02/22/2013
ProSoft Wireless Designer User Manual 1.32 MB Last Modified 02/22/2013
SNMP MIB file 53.65 kB Last Modified 02/22/2013
RLXIB-IESC Datasheet 75.35 kB Last Modified 11/08/2014
IH Browser Datasheet 80.05 kB Last Modified 03/11/2010
RLXIB-IESC User Manual 2.04 MB Last Modified 07/25/2013
RadioLinx IH Browser Version 3.1.4.19 8.45 MB Last Modified 09/25/2019
RadioLinx OPC Server version 1.3.1 (XP) 1.10 MB Last Modified 02/21/2013
ProSoft Wireless Designer (PSW-PWD) version 4.5.013 6.00 MB Last Modified 05/30/2014
RLXIB-IHx Firmware v3.524 784.34 kB Last Modified 04/03/2014

Videos

 

Certifications

EX Certificate (ATEX Directive) 106.84 kB Last Modified 11/11/2013
CB Safety 32.95 kB Last Modified 08/27/2012
CE Mark 93.21 kB Last Modified 03/13/2013
FSB Notification 13.46 MB Last Modified 08/27/2012
GOST-R Declaration of Conformity 6.68 MB Last Modified 12/18/2012
Russian GOST-R 7.07 MB Last Modified 12/18/2012
Russian GOST-R (Mandatory) 11.49 MB Last Modified 12/18/2012
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 637.08 kB Last Modified 09/15/2014
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 (Canada) 673.91 kB Last Modified 09/15/2014
Country Approval - Brazil 853.61 kB Last Modified 09/19/2014
Country Approval - India 169.58 kB Last Modified 12/18/2012