AWK-1137C

Industrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless client

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Features and Benefits

  •  IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compliant client
    Comprehensive interfaces with one serial port and two Ethernet LAN ports
    Millisecond-level Client-based Turbo Roaming*
    Easy setup and deployment with AeroMag
    2×2 MIMO future-proof technology
    Easy network setup with Network Address Translation (NAT)
    Integrated robust antenna and power isolation
    Anti-vibration design
    Compact size for your industrial applications

*The Turbo Roaming recovery time indicated herein is an average of test results documented, in optimized conditions, across APs configured with interference-free 20-MHz RF channels, WPA2-PSK security, and default Turbo Roaming parameters. The clients are configured with 3-channel roaming at 100 Kbps traffic load. Other conditions may also impact roaming performance. For more information about Turbo Roaming parameter settings, refer to the product manual.

Introduction

The AWK-1137C is an ideal client solution for industrial wireless mobile applications. It enables WLAN connections for both Ethernet and serial devices, and is compliant with industrial standards and approvals covering operating temperature, power input voltage, surge, ESD, and vibration. The AWK-1137C can operate on either the 2.4 or 5 GHz bands, and is backwards-compatible with existing 802.11a/b/g deployments to future-proof your wireless investments. The Wireless add-on for the MXview network management utility visualizes the AWK’s invisible wireless connections to ensure wall-to-wall Wi-Fi connectivity.

Industrial Ruggedness

  • Integrated antenna and power isolation designed to provide 500 V insulation protection against external electrical interference -40 to 75°C wide operating temperature models (-T) available for smooth wireless communication in harsh environments

Mobility-oriented Design

  • Client-based Turbo Roaming* for < 150 ms roaming recovery time between APs MIMO technology to ensure transmitting and receiving capability while on the move

    Anti-vibration performance (with reference to IEC 60068-2-6)

Easy integration

  • Semi-automatically configurable to reduce deployment costAeroMag support for error-free setup of your industrial applications’ basic WLAN settings

    Various communication interfaces for connecting to different types of devices

    One-to-many NAT to simplify your machine setup

Wireless Network Management with MXview Wireless

  • Dynamic topology view shows the status of wireless links and connection changes at a glanceVisual, interactive roaming playback function to review the roaming history of clients

    Detailed device information and performance indicator charts for individual AP and client devices

 

WLAN Interface
Standards IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n for Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11i for Wireless Security
IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT
IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseTX
IEEE 802.3af for Power-over-Ethernet
IEEE 802.1D for Spanning Tree Protocol
IEEE 802.1w for Rapid STP
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN
Spread Spectrum and Modulation (typical) • DSSS with DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK
• OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
• 802.11b: CCK @ 11/5.5 Mbps, DQPSK @ 2 Mbps,
DBPSK @ 11 Mbps
• 802.11a/g: 64QAM @ 54/48 Mbps, 16QAM @ 36/24 Mbps,
QPSK @ 18/12 Mbps, BPSK @ 9/6 Mbps
Operating Channels (central frequency) US:
2.412 to 2.462 GHz (11 channels)
5.18 to 5.24 GHz (4 channels)
EU:
2.412 to 2.472 GHz (13 channels)
5.18 to 5.24 GHz (4 channels)
JP:
2.412 to 2.472 GHz (13 channels, OFDM)
2.412 to 2.484 GHz (14 channels, DSSS)
5.18 to 5.24 GHz (4 channels for W52)
Security • Firewall for MAC/IP/Protocol/Port-based filtering
• 64-bit and 128-bit WEP encryption, WPA /WPA2-Personal and Enterprise (IEEE 802.1X/RADIUS, TKIP and AES)
Transmission Rates 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
TX Transmit Power 802.11b:
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 1 to 11 Mbps
802.11g:
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 17±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps,
Typ. 16±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 16±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11a:
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 16±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps,
Typ. 15±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 14±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
RX Sensitivity 802.11b:
-97 dBm @ 1 Mbps, -94 dBm @ 2 Mbps, -92 dBm @ 5.5 Mbps,
-90 dBm @ 11 Mbps
802.11g:
-88 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, -85 dBm @ 36 Mbps, -75 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -70 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11a:
-88 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, -85 dBm @ 36 Mbps, -75 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -70 dBm @ 54 Mbps
Protocol Support
General Protocols Proxy ARP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, IP, ICMP, SNTP, TCP, UDP, RADIUS, SNMP, PPPoE, DHCP
Interface
Default Antennas 1 RP-SMA (male), 2 dual-band omni-directional antenna, 2 dBi, RP-SMA (male)
Connector for External Antennas RP-SMA (female)
RJ45 Ports 1, 10/100BaseT(X) auto negotiation speed, F/H duplex mode, and auto MDI/MDI-X connection
Serial Port 1, RS232/422/485, DB9 male connector (AWK-1127 only)
Console Port RS-232 (RJ45-type)
LED Indicators PWR, FAULT, STATE, SIGNAL, WLAN, LAN
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Baudrate 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps
Serial Data Log 256 KB
Serial Signals
RS-232 DSR, RTS, GND, TxD, RxD, DCD, CTS, DTR
RS-422 Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485 (2-wire) Data+, Data- and GND
RS-485 (4-wire) Tx+, Rx+, Tx-, Rx+ and GND
Physical Characteristics
Housing Metal, providing IP30 protection
Weight 400 g
Dimensions 50 x 115 x 70 mm (1.97 x 4.53 x 2.76 in)
Installation DIN-Rail mounting, wall mounting (with optional kit)
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature Standard Models: 0 to 60°C (32 to 140°F)
Wide Temp. Models: -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
Input Voltage 12 to 48 VDC, redundant dual DC power inputs or 48 VDC Power-over-Ethernet (IEEE 802.3af compliant)*
*PoE is only available for the AWK-1121-PoE and AWK-1127-PoE
Connector 4-pin removable terminal block
Power Consumption 12 to 48 VDC, 0.16 to 0.55 A
Reverse Polarity Protection Present
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 60950-1, EN 60950-1
EMC EN 301 489-1/17, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B, EN 55022/55024
Radio EN 300 328, EN 301 893, DSPR (Japan)
Note Please check Moxa’s website for the most up-to-date certification status.
Reliability
MTBF (mean time between failures) 392,209 hrs
Warranty
Warranty Period 5 years
Details See warranty