Serial to Wireless Boards enable wireless networking.

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Measuring 54 x 59 mm, EDG-4100W and EDG-4110W are RS-232 or RS-422/485 to WLAN Data Gateway Modules that integrate into legacy OEM serial devices to connect them to wireless Ethernet. Virtual COMport mapping is provided by both modules for communications with host PC through 802.11b wireless network. Along with 230 Kbps transmission speed, modules offer TCP/IP protocol, Microsoft Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003 drivers, and 8 universal digital I/O.



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Advantech Launches RS-232 or RS-422/485 to WLAN Data Gateway Modules



The EDG-4100W and EDG-4110W are RS-232 or RS-422/485 to WLAN Data Gateway Modules starting at $250.

(Cincinnati, Ohio - 03/03/2006) - The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces the EDG-4100W and EDG-4110W, serial to wireless 802.11b boards for enabling wireless networking. Their 54 x 59 mm compact design can fit into almost any legacy OEM serial device and connect it to the wireless Ethernet world. Virtual COMport mapping is provided by both modules for convenient communications with the host PC through an 802.11b wireless network. The inclusion of digital I/O is a competitive advantage over similar modules.

Additional features include: high speed transmissions (230 kbps), TCP/IP protocol, Microsoft Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003 drivers, RS-232 or RS-433/485 interfaces, and eight universal digital inputs/outputs.

The EDG-4100W and EDG-4110W starts at $250 and is available for purchase directly from Advantech at 1-800-205-7940 or from one of Advantech's North American distributors at eautomationpro.com/us.

Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group - Founded in 1983, the Industrial Automation Group of Advantech Corporation is the only complete PC-based Industrial Automation Solution Manufacturer offering products such as Industrial PCs, Workstations, Panel PCs, Flat Panel Monitors, Heavy Environmental PCs, Customized PCs, Single Board Computers, Data Acquisition & Control Devices and Web-enabled products for a wide array of industries. Drawing on the talents of more than 1,800 people, Advantech operates an extensive sales and marketing network in 16 countries and 35 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. Today Advantech offers over 700 products and solutions, adding 30 new products each year. US operations for the Industrial Automation Group are based in Cincinnati, OH (877-294-8989). Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group, 1320 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45240. Website for Advantech customer's in North America: eautomationpro.com/us. Email: mailto:info@advantech.com

Chuck Harrell
Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group
(513) 742-8895 x333
website: eautomationpro.com/us

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