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Wireless Platform allows for sensor/serial cable replacement.
Press Release Summary:
February 10, 2014 - With software-free radio setup, Radioline® enables wire replacement for I/O and serial communication in instances where running wire is not effective or possible. I/O to I/O communication does not require programming software, and more advanced configurations can be accessed via provided programming software. There are 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz variants available which allow applications to span distances from hundreds of feet to multiple miles.
Original Press Release
New Radioline® Wireless Platform from Phoenix Contact Allows for Sensor and Serial Cable Replacement
Press release date: February 6, 2014
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – The new Radioline® wireless platform from Phoenix Contact offers wire replacement for simple I/O and serial communication. With software-free radio setup, Radioline offers a cost-effective wireless solution where it is too costly or not possible to run a wire.
Radioline features simple I/O to I/O communication without the need for programming software. More advanced configurations, such as high-speed serial communication, network topologies up to 250 nodes, nonintrusive diagnostics and 128-bit AES encryption, can be accessed via the free programming software. Radioline is available in two variants, 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz, allowing for applications to span distances from a couple hundred feet to multiple miles.
The new Radioline platform is well suited for simple wire replacement; pump control; sensor, flow and temperature monitoring; and PC/PLC/RTU interface applications.
About Phoenix Contact
Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 50 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa.
For more information about Phoenix Contact or its products, visit http://www.phoenixcontact.com, call technical service at 800-322-3225 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.