Outdoor Access Point suits industrial Ethernet applications.

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Compliant with IEEE 802.11 b/g, Model FWO-712 provides 54 Mbps data rate and operates in 5 modes, which include Access Point, Point-to-Point Bridge, Point-to-Multipoint Bridge, AP Client, and repeater. Wireless unit supports radio modules from 2.4-2.497 GHz as well as 64/128/152-bit WEP and WPA encryption. Packaged in IP68 housing, weatherproof device operates from -30 to 70°C and can withstand dust, shock and vibration, and harsh outdoor environments.

Original Press Release:

Ethernet Direct Introduces IEEE 802.11 b/g IP-68 Rated FWO-712 Wireless Outdoor AP/Bridge

Taipei, Taiwan, 3 May, 2007 - Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of industrial networking and communication solutions, introduces FWO-712, an IEEE 802.11 b/g compliant Wireless Outdoor Access Point available for Industrial Ethernet applications.

The demands of Industrial Wireless LAN and typical office environment differ a lot. Data transmission and stability are in the forefront. With innovation technology design, FWO-712 provides 54Mbps high data rate for outdoor environment which is faster than xDSL connection speed. The robust IP-68 housing can withstand harsh outdoor environment, dust, shock & vibration, making it a weatherproof device.

Falcon FWO-712 operates in 5 modes: Access Point, Point to Point Bridge, Point to Multipoint Bridge, AP Client and repeater. The built-in PoE design reduces the cost of power cables installation and provides future proof investment. To secure information, it comes with WEP encryption and WAP function. With of these advanced features, FWO-712 ensures High Security, Robust Construction, Extreme Reliability, Stable Data Transmission and Interoperability as required in Industrial wireless outdoor network applications.

Industrial Conformance Features
o Wireless LAN IEEE802.11 b/g compliant
o Compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE802.11b, and IEEE802.11g
o Robust Weatherproof IP-68 housing protection
o Operating Temperature of -30 to 70 deg C
o Supports radio modules 2.4~2.497 GHz
o Supports Super G to transmit data rate up to 108 Mbps
o Supports point to point and point to multi-point bridging function
o Flexible operating modes: Access Point, PtP Bridge,PtMP Bridge, AP Client and Repeater
o Strong Network Security with 64/128/152-bit WEP and WPA encryption
o Supports DFS/TPC (Dynamic Frequency Selection and Transmit Power Control)
o Flexible Software configuration through WEB GUI interface & Remote Telnet for easy management

Ethernet Direct offers a new generation Industrial Wireless Outdoor AP/Bridge for solutions in Wireless LAN. A wide selection of antenna is available for every application to provide excellent performance.

To learn more about an Ethernet Direct, please visit www.ethernetdirect-tw.com for detailed product information.

About Ethernet Direct Corporation
Ethernet Direct brings a control system engineering perspective to networking technology. The principals of Ethernet Direct come from process-control and PLC system backgrounds.

The Global Ethernet Direct team covers operations from Product know-how, design implementation, quality assurance, manufacturing, logistics, sales, marketing & technical support. We are well-positioned to fulfill customers' needs and markets' demands by providing a great variety of tailor-made products and services. When you work with us, you will experience confidence and dependability. By choosing Ethernet Direct, you have chosen excellence & long-term commitment.

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