With its industrial WLAN Access Point/Client WLAN 5100 Phoenix Contact is presenting a new device for wireless communication in accordance with the WLAN standard IEEE 802.11n. The wireless component supports the Mimo (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology with three antennas. This represents a significant increase in the degree of ruggedness, range, and speed of wireless communication when compared with the WLAN802.11a/g systems generally used today. Both in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, this Access Point/Client WLAN 5100 achieves data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s.
The special feature of this device is the new cluster management function. This facilitates central configuration and monitoring of the WLAN network. The access point is suitable for wireless data transfer in the automation environment and for use in industry-related areas such as logistics. It is also suited for transportation systems and connecting network subsections.
For more information about the WLAN Access Point/Client WLAN 5100 from Phoenix Contact, email , or visit the website at www.phoenixcontact.co.uk.