Wireless
networking
enters a
new sphere
®
BreezeNET PRO.11
The standard in enterprise
wireless networks.
It’s here.
BreezeNET PRO.11.
IEEE 802.11 wireless
networking is a breeze!
Introducing BreezeNET PRO.11
All of a sudden, wireless networking enters a new
to existing networks. It provides a familiar
sphere. Standards based. Powerful. Easy to
software environment, just like your wired LAN.
install. Now you can quickly connect anywhere as
You’ll be up and running in a fraction of the time
your network requirements change, as you open
it takes to cable and install traditional wired
new locations, when you need temporary network
Ethernet networks.
access, and as your mobile users increase.
Since the BreezeNET PRO.11 family adheres to
Performance and
reliability to the max
the IEEE 802.11 standard, it works seamlessly
with other 802.11 wireless LAN products and its
Portable computing
in the office
open architecture supports any standard
computer platforms from PCs to Macs to Unix
workstations and pen tablets — or any other
device with an Ethernet connection. With
BreezeNET PRO.11 you finally realize all of the
Retail Point of Sale
benefits of flexible, plug-and-play network
connections that maintain mobility and
accommodate temporary, ad-hoc, building-tobuilding, in-building and Internet connections.
BreezeNET PRO.11 products are designed from
the start for maximum performance and
reliability. Operating in the 2.4 GHz unlicensed
ISM band, BreezeNET PRO.11 client adapters
and access points are up to three times faster
than other wireless network devices. They offer a
data rate of up to 3 megabits per second, a range
of up to eight miles outdoors, 600-ft. indoors and
roaming speeds up to 60 mph.
All BreezeNET PRO.11 products are built around
BreezeCOM’s advanced component technology,
Applications unlimited
Health Care/Patient Care
including modems implemented using Digital
Who needs BreezeNET PRO.11? Typical
Signal Processing technology. Two distinct
users include offices, manufacturing
product categories are available: Models with
and warehouse facilities, hospitals,
built-in diversity antennas for in-building use and
schools, construction sites, temporary
models with external antenna connectors for
venues, malls, airports, and remote
building-to-building installations. All are software
offices. In fact, BreezeNET PRO.11 is so
upgradeable to the latest standards, so your
versatile, you can let your imagination
BreezeNET wireless network can grow and
fly because the old limits of wired
change as your needs grow and change.
networking just don’t apply.
Manufacturing/
Warehouse
Installing BreezeNET PRO.11 is smooth sailing.
BreezeCOM BreezeNET PRO.11
Network managers can quickly and easily add it
Wireless networking with a breeze at your back.
Meeting standards,
setting standards
BreezeNET PRO.11
In-Building Products
All BreezeNET PRO.11 are:
SA-PCR
● IEEE 802.11-compatible.
Interoperable with other
IEEE 802.11-compliant spread
spectrum, frequency-hopping
WLAN products
SA-PCR
SA-10
Printer
AP-10
● IEEE 802.3-compatible
● PC Cards are
PCMCIA-compatible
● Works with standard platform
PCs, Macintosh, RISC-based
systems, 68000-based controllers
and workstations, as well as
peripherals such as printers
and scanners
● Works with Ethernet
point-of-sale terminals, thin
clients, and palmtops
● Works seamlessly with a wired
Server
SA-10
SA-10
Clients can be using:
SC-PCR PRO.11 PC Card
SA-10 PRO.11 single-port station adapter
SA-40 PRO.11 four-port station adapter
In-building BreezeNET PRO.11 products have a built-in diversity antenna
system that assures maximum wireless coverage throughout a building or
other facility — large or small. BreezeNET is ideal for traditional mobile
networks, such as hospital patient care systems, warehouse/inventory
tracking systems, point-of-sale networks, and client conference rooms used
by legal and financial planning professionals.
AP-10 PRO.11 Access Point
network, looking like another
network device to the network
manager. No special expertise
required for set-up.
Used to extend your wired enterprise network,
or alone as a totally wireless network. The
AP-10 PRO.11 connects directly to your
10Base-T Ethernet backbone via an RJ-45
connector, transmitting network information
from your wired LAN and server resources to
BreezeNET wireless clients who can be
stationary or mobile.
The AP-10 Access
Point is the “hub” of
the wireless system.
The AP-10 PRO.11 is designed as a true low-profile network infrastructure
product, much like a wired hub or switch. In contrast, competitive products
take an ISA or PCMCIA adapter and insert it into a bridge chassis. This
creates a wireless backbone “kludge” that can impact network
performance and reliability.
SA-PCR PRO.11 PC Card
It’s nothing less than the first truly innovative
wireless PC Card. At a data rate up to 3 megabits per
second and an indoor range up to 600 ft., it’s also the best
performing IEEE 802.11-compliant card available anywhere. With its
The AP-10’s top-down design results in an access point that’s easy to install,
retractable, extremely flexible, titanium wire antennas, the SA-PCR PRO.11
configure and manage, and delivers maximum throughput. With a data rate
is the low profile PC card mobile client
of up to 3 Mbps and a transmission range up to 3,000 ft. in open space, or
device users are waiting for. The SA-PCR
600 ft. in an office, it can provide an aggregate backbone data rate up to 15
supports all popular operating systems,
Mbps using a multicell configuration.
including Microsoft Windows®95,
WIX ™
Windows NT™, Windows 3.11, Windows
CE, DOS, and Novell NetWare.
A proprietary algorithm, WIX manages the AP-10 PRO.11 in “multicell”
environments. WIX lets you increase aggregate backbone by overlapping up
SA-10 PRO.11 Single-Port Station Adapter
to 15 access point coverage areas or “cells.” This capability is especially
Single-port, universal client adapter with built-in
valuable in high traffic in-building applications where multiple client
diversity antenna system, connects to any RJ-45
devices are transmitting and receiving in a common area. WIX manages the
10BASE-T Ethernet port, providing a true plug-
multi-cell environment by balancing the load between access points,
and-play wireless solution for PCs, Macs, Unix
off-loading traffic to each of these as necessary. Additionally, overlapping
workstations, hand-held data input units, printers
coverage using multiple access points increases aggregate throughput.
and most other computing and peripheral devices
without the need to install additional drivers or
configure hardware interrupts.
AP-10
BreezeNET PRO.11
products are
designed for
enterprise
networking
including dynamic
environments with a
large number of
clients.
SA-40 PRO.11 4-Port
Station Adapter
A cost-effective, convenient 4-port wireless “mini-hub”
version of the SA-10 PRO.11 connects up to four
Ethernet clients to your wireless network.
WB-10 PRO.11 Workgroup Bridge
Switching Hub
Connects a remote Ethernet network, wired or
Server
wireless, to an AP-10 PRO.11 Access Point. It can
handle up to 256 hardware addresses and
Overlapping coverage using multiple
access points increases aggregate throughput.
includes cache RAM to handle high volume
network traffic. Diversity antenna system is built-in.
For bridges with detached antenna systems, see the
BreezeNET PRO.11 building-to-building product line.
BreezeNET PRO.11
Building-to-Building Products
AP-10D PRO.11
Base Station
Bridge
Based on the AP-10
PRO.11 in-building
Access Point, the AP-10D PRO.11 is the central unit for creating a point-topoint, or multi-point link using Model D bridges.
SA-40D
AP-10D
WB-10D
SA-PCD PRO.11 PC Card
with Detached Antenna System
Server
The SA-PCD PRO.11 allows laptops and other specialized computing devices
to be connected to the network using high gain, detachable antennas. Typical
Printer
Remote Site
Main Site
Remote Site
applications include vehicular networks such as fleets and automated cranes,
The BreezeNET PRO.11 “D” Model Bridge with detachable diversity antenna
robots control systems with built in PCMCIA slots, and outdoor networks
system provides wireless links between networks or devices up to eight
which use laptops and may require longer tranmission ranges.
miles apart. Coupled with a complete family of omni- and uni-directional
high-gain antennas, network managers can set up connections between
SA-10D PRO.11 Single Station Bridge
remote network sites outdoors and indoors in large open areas, including
Connects a single Ethernet device back to the AP-10D PRO.11 Base Station
headquarters, remote buildings, convention halls, hangars, and warehouses.
Bridge. It handles a single hardware address and can connect a single Unix
With a data rate up to 3 megabits per second, the Model D prodvides a
workstation, PC, Mac, or peripheral.
reliable frequency hopping spread spectrum connection that does not
sacrifice performance. It is also extremely cost-effective, especially
SA-40D PRO.11 Four Station Bridge
Connects four Ethernet devices back to the AP-10D PRO.11 Base Station
compared with cost of lease lines and underground cabling.
Bridge. It handles up to four hardware addresses and can connect up to
four workstations or peripherals.
WB-10D PRO.11 Workgroup Bridge
Temporary or
Remote Site
Connects a remote Ethernet network to an AP-10D multipoint base station
PC
site or to another point-to-point remote site. It handles up to 256 hardware
WB-10D
PC
AP-10D
Internet
addresses and includes cache RAM to handle high volume network traffic.
Router
Ethernet Hub
ISP POP
T1 Lease Lines
Typical Model D applications include ISP Internet connections to
customer sites, network connections between schools and remote
classrooms, and quick deployment of networks for special events.
All D Models come with mounting bracket and power supply.
For more information about
BreezeCOM’s full line of
BreezeNET PRO.11 detachable,
high gain antennas, see the
BreezeNET PRO Antenna Catalog.
AP-10, SA-10, SA-40, WB-10, & Model D bridges
SA-PCR / SA-PCD
Up to 3 Mbps
Up to 1.9 Mbps
Over 15 Mbps (overlapped cells)
Up to 3 Mbps
Up to 1.6 Mbps
3,000 ft. (1,000 meters)
6 miles US/FCC
500 ft. (150 m)
Up to 60 mph (90 km/h)
Unlimited
2,000 ft. (600 meters)
6 miles US/FCC
500 ft. (150 m)
Up to 60 mph (90 km/h)
PRODUCT FEATURES
Data rate
Net throughput
Aggregate
Range
Integrated antennas
External antennas
Office environment
High speed roaming
No. of APs per wired LAN
Max. no. of Co-located
cells (access points)
Load sharing support
15
Yes
Yes
WIRED LAN INTERFACE
Compliant with
Physical interface
Connector type
Network Operating Systems
Network Drivers
Wireless LAN Interface
Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 CSMA/CD
10BaseT
RJ-45
ALL
Compliant with IEEE 802.11
PCMCIA 2.1 Type II slot
PCMCIA 2.1 Type II
Windows 95 & NT, NetWare 3.x,4.x, DOS
NDIS 2, NDIS 3, ODI
Compliant with IEEE 802.11
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
2.4 GHz - 2.4835 GHz Industrial,
Science, Medical band
Dual diversity
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
2.4 GHz - 2.4835 GHz Industrial,
Scientific, Medical band
Dual diversity
10 mW or 100 mW (20 dBm) EIRP
50 mW (17 dBm) at the connector
Up to 36 dBm EIRP for 24 dBi antenna
-83
-75
-67
2, 4, 8 Multilevel GFSK
DSP based w/adaptive equalization
FCC part 15, ETS 300-328,
UL, UL/C,TUV/GS, CE
100 mW (20 dBm) EIRP
RADIO SPECIFICATIONS
Type
Frequency Range
Antenna System
Transmitted Power
Integrated antennas
External antennas
Sensitivity
@1 Mbps
@ 2 Mbps
@ 3 Mbps
Modulation
Demodulation
Approvals of Compliance
-83
-75
-67
2, 4, 8 Multilevel GFSK
DSP based w/adaptive equalization
FCC part 15, ETS 300-328,
UL, UL/C,TUV/GS, CE
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www.breezecom.com
Or call BreezeCOM®
Phone: (760) 431-9880
Fax: (760) 431-2595
Email: sales @ breezecom.com
BreezeCOM, Inc.
2195 Faraday Avenue, Suite A
Carlsbad, CA 92008-7207
CONFIGURATION & MANAGEMENT
Configuration and Setup
Site Survey
LED indicators
SNMP management
S/W upgrade
Via local monitor port (serial RS-232) and SNMP Via PC-based software
Via local monitor port (serial RS-232)
Via PC-based software
Power on, Wired LAN activity,
Link status, data traffic
Wireless LAN syncronization,
Wireless LAN signal Quality/load
Yes
n/a
Yes, using TFTP download
Yes, using PC
ELECTRICAL
External power supply
Input Voltage
Power Consumption
Power Save Mode
100 V - 250 V, 50 - 60 Hz 0.5 A
5 VDC
1.5 A (peak)
From PCMCIA slot
5 VDC
TX: 360 mA/RX: 285 mA (peak)
Avg. TX & RX less than 30 mA
SIZE & WEIGHT
Dimensions (w/o antennas)
Weight
5.1" x 3.4" x 1.35" (13cm x 8.6cm x 3.4cm)
0.9 lb (0.4 kg)
Standard PCMCIA Type II
1.1 Oz (32g)
32° F - 105° F (0° C - 40° C)
5% - 95% non condensing
32° F - 105° F (0° C - 40° C)
5% - 95% non condensing
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating temperature
Operating humidity
Leading wireless technology
BreezeCOM is a leader in the development and production of wireless communications products for
telecommunications, data communications and wireless LAN applications. Our high performance
products use frequency-hopping, spread-spectrum radio technology and operate in the license-free
BreezeCOM Corporate Offices
BreezeCOM, Ltd.
Atidim Technological Park, Building 1
Tel Aviv 61131, Israel
Phone:
972-3-645-6262
Fax:
972-3-645-6222
BreezeCOM Latin America
Br. EspaÒa, 2705 / 405
Montevideo, Uruguay, 11300
Phone/Fax: 598-2-707-9687
Email:
pablob@breezecom.com
BreezeCOM France
Batiment GAIA, 9 Parc Ariane
78284 Guyancourt Cedex, Paris
Phone:
33-1-3048-8320
Fax:
33-1-3048-8340
Email:
alons@breezecom.com
BreezeCOM U.K.
6 Westmarch, River Way
Andover, Hampshire, England
Phone:
44-1264-334-153
Fax:
44-1264-334-147
BreezeCOM China
Rm. 1005, 10/F, East Ocean Centre
A24 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue
Chao Yang Dist., Beijing 100022 China
Phone:
86-10-651-55833
Fax:
86-10-651-55835
2.4 GHz ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) band. BreezeNET products are extremely reliable,
easy to install and offer an exceptionally cost-effective way to add connectivity in your organization.
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