RLX2-IHW Datasheet - ProSoft Technology

802.11abg Industrial Hotspot™
The ProSoft Technology 802.11abg Industrial Hotspot (RLX2-IHW) is a
cost-effective industrial-grade wireless Ethernet solution with Power over
Ethernet (PoE) and Serial Encapsulation. The RLX2-IHW has an RF data rate up
to 54 Mbps, using the IEEE 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz band) and 802.11a (5 GHz band)
Designed for global installations, the RLX2-IHW offers robust Industrial features
including Fast Roaming, hazardous location certifications, Personality Module
(microSD card included) for quick field replacement, IGMP Snooping, repeater
mode for extending distance, remote management software, OPC server
diagnostics, extended temperature range, high vibration/shock resistance, and
din-rail mounting.
802.11a, b, and g Access Point,
Bridge, Repeater, and Client
modes in one radio
All-in-one radio supports global installations in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz spread spectrum
bands (fully compatible with RLXIB-IHA, IHG, and IHW networks)
Hazardous zone ratings; industrial
operating temperatures; vibration
and shock resistant
Dependable operation in critical control systems and extreme environments
Fast Roaming (less than 50 ms)
with Full Bridging
Maintains seamless, high speed connections to one or more devices on moving equipment
and machines (such as cranes, AGVs, and carriers) as they travel between Access Points
IGMP Snooping & Packet Filtering
Optimizes UDP multicast traffic for superior EtherNet/IP I/O communications
802.11i, WPA2, and 128-bit AES
Ensures secure networking with advanced authentication and encryption
12/24 VDC and PoE power options 
Support for common industrial power sources or use PoE to reduce cabling costs
Built-in Serial Device Server
Wirelessly connect serial (Modbus, DNP 3, etc.) devices over 802.11 wireless networks
Built-in Web Server
Simple local and remote configuration, monitoring, and wireless network diagnostics
IH Browser Software Utility
Centralized configuration and remote management of Industrial Hotspot networks
Disaster recovery feature
Quick field replacement without need of programming software or operator training
2.412 GHz to 2.462 GHz (FCC)
2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz (ETSI)
5.150 GHz to 5.250 GHz (FCC/ETSI)
5.725 GHz to 5.850 GHz (FCC)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11i
Wireless Standards
Transmit Power (Programmable) 2.4 GHz: Up to 100 mW (20 dBm)
5 GHz: Up to 64 mW (18 dBm)
(varies by country)
802.11b:11, 5.5, 2,1 Mbps (DSSS,BPSK,QPSK,CCK)
Channel Data Rates
802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps (OFDM)
802.11a: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps (OFDM)
-90 dBm @ 1 Mbps
Receiver Sensitivity (Typical)
-85 dBm @ 11 Mbps
-82 dBm @ 24 Mbps
-75 dBm @ 54 Mbps
1 to 13 (802.11b/g)
Channels Selection
36, 40, 44, 48, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165 (802.11a)
(Varies by country)
WPA2 - 802.11i with 128 bit AES-CCM
Legacy WPA TKIP, WEP support
MAC ID filter, Admin password
Frequency Band
(Varies by country)
Ethernet Ports
Serial Port
Antenna Ports
Operating Temperature
External Power
PoE (Power over Ethernet)
Peak Power Consumption
Extruded aluminum with DIN and panel mount
14.8 x 11.8 x 3.8 cm (H x W x D)
5.82 x 4.64 x 1.48 in (H x W x D)
IEC 60068 2-6 (20g, 3-Axis)
IEC 60068 2-27 (5g, 10Hz to 150Hz)
(1) 10/100/1000 Base-T, RJ45 connector
(1) DB9 female (serial tunneling & encapsulation)
(2) RP-SMA connectors (1 trans/rec, 1 rec only)
1.06 lbs (479g)
-40°C to +75°C (-40°F to +167°F)
Up to 100% RH, with no condensation
10 to 24 VDC
802.3af Compliant
< 6W
Additional Products
ProSoft Technology offers a full
complement of hardware and
software solutions for a wide variety
of industrial communication
platforms. For a complete list of
products, visit our web site at:
Ordering Information
To order this product, please use the
802.11abg Industrial
Includes: Radio, stub antenna,
Power Connector Plug, microSD
card, and Support DVD
Optional Accessories
Bench Test Kit
Includes: 115/230 VAC bench power
supply, Ethernet and serial cables
Regulatory Approvals
Wireless Approvals
Visit our web site at www.prosoft-technology.com for current wireless approval
Hazardous Locations
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2
Ex Certificate (ATEX Directive, Zone 2)
CSA/CB Safety
CE Mark
To place an order, please contact a
local ProSoft distributor.
A list of ProSoft-authorized
distributors is available on our
website at:
From the main menu, select
Distributors and the Country for
region-specific information.
What's Included in the Box:
(1) RLX2-IHW (802.11abg Industrial Hotspot Radio)
(1) A2502S-OA (2 dBi omni-directional stub antenna)
(1) Industrial-class microSD card with default configuration loaded
(1) Power Connector Plug (for connection to customer's DC power source wiring)
(1) Power connector wire insertion tool
(1) Product Support DVD
Copyright © 2014 ProSoft Technology, Inc., all rights
reserved. 4/21/2014
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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