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Moxa Wireless Clients Tailor-Made for Integration into Your Machines - Friday, 8 September 2017

The new Moxa AWK-1137C is a compact and reliable wireless client designed for integration into industrial equipment and machines. The palm-sized wireless clients, with flexible mounting options and multiple connection interfaces, comes with a mobility-oriented design to enable machine builders to embed the device into their equipment and machines to ensure seamless wireless connectivity. In addition, the device also supports Moxa's AeroMag - a fast and easy wireless network deployment technology.

According to Wen Hsuan Chen, a product manager in Moxa's Industrial Wireless Division, " Machine manufacturers require a compact and reliable wireless client to build wireless connectivity into mobile industrial equipment such as AGVs, robotic arms and AS/RS shuttle systems. Moxa's new AWK-1137C wireless clients are specifically designed to fulfil these requirements. In addition to being compact, the AWK-1137C wireless clients come with flexible mounting options and Ethernet and serial ports for easy integration into machines and moving equipment. To ensure smooth wireless connectivity for mobile equipment, the device supports Moxa's Turbo Roaming technology, which provides a 150 millisecond fast handoff time. A wide power input range of 9 to 30 VDC enables stable power draw from an onboard battery and an anti-vibration design provides reliable operation when integrated into moving equipment and machines. Moreover it features Moxa's AeroMag technology, making wireless network deployment fast and easy. The AWK-1137C wireless client is the ideal wireless solution for enabling seamless wireless connectivity for your machines."

The AWK-1137C supports 802.11n MIMO technology, providing wider wireless coverage and a data rate of up to 300 Mbps for video data transmission. An industrial-grade design with dual isolation protects power inputs and antenna ports against EMI and a -40 to 75°C operating temperature range ensures high device reliability and availability in  harsh operating environments.

AWK-1137C Wireless Clients Features and Benefits 

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compliant
  • Multiple communication interfaces - one serial port and two Ethernet LAN ports
  • Turbo Roaming support: client-based millisecond-level roaming for seamless connectivity
  • 2 x 2 MIMO technology
  • Integrated antenna and power isolation
  • Anti-vibration design
  • Compact size that is ideal for your industrial applications
  • Easy setup and easy deployment with AeroMag
  • -40 to 75°C wide operating temperature models (-T) available

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