- September 29, 2010
- Phoenix Contact
September 29, 2010 - Phoenix Contact‚Äôs expanded line of industrial modems now includes a DSL modem and a cellular modem, making it easier to share data in remote control, SCADA and automatic alarming applications.The cellular modems transmit Ethernet and I/O data over the mobile phone network. The system can send digital or analog data as SMS text messages for remote alarming. An integrated firewall and VPN ensure reliable protection from manipulation and data theft. The DSL modem transmits data up to 30 Mbps and distances reaching 10 km (six miles). The modems can communicate serial, Profibus or Ethernet data over existing copper cables. Using current infrastructure will reduce installation cost and start-up time. The modem integrates remote external stations and substations into a private network.The cellular and DSL modems join Phoenix Contact‚Äôs analog modems, which use the worldwide public telephone network. These dial-up modems communicate serial or Ethernet data from remote industrial locations.The modem family‚Äôs rugged housing is designed for industrial use. They also have web-based management for easy configuration and integrated safety functions. About Phoenix ContactPhoenix Contact is a leading developer of industrial electrical and electronic technology. The company's diverse product range includes components and system solutions for industrial and device connection, automation, electronic interface and surge protection. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 47 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa. Phoenix Contact‚Äôs formal Integrated Management System is registered to ISO quality, environmental and safety standards (ISO 9001:2008,14001:2004 and 18001:2007).