MOXA releases AWK-1200 wireless Access Point/Bridge

  • October 08, 2007
  • Moxa Technologies Inc
MOXA releases AWK-1200 wireless Access Point/Bridge
MOXA releases AWK-1200 wireless Access Point/Bridge

Taipei, Taiwan, October 8, 2007 - MOXA announces two industrial wireless products for outdoor use. The AWK-1200 series includes an Access Point/Bridge and an AP Client, both of which have a rugged IP67/68 certified weatherproof casing to withstand extreme environmental conditions. The robust features and deployment flexibility make the AWK-1200 series products ideally suited for outdoor industrial applications.Weatherproof design, flexible deployment, maximum securityAs a leading provider of industrial wireless products, MOXA is committed to providing wireless solutions that are suitable for today’s industrial wireless applications. Because of the increased interest in using wireless connectivity for outdoor applications such as windmill farms and highway tunnels, MOXA has taken the initiative to produce the first IP67/68-certified wireless Access Point/Bridge and AP Client. Both products are designed to withstand the harmful effects caused by rain, dust, and hot temperatures.The AWK-1200 series products are fully compliant with IEEE802.11g/b. The robust mechanical design offers seamless protection against the effects of dust and water, and as an added bonus, the products support the IEEE802.3af PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) protocol to eliminate the need to for expensive electrical work in outdoor environments. The AWK-1200’s detachable antenna design gives users the freedom to use a variety of special-purpose antennas. In addition, the both AWK-1200 models are guaranteed to work reliably in temperatures ranging from -20 to 70°C. Wireless security is enhanced using WEP, WPA/WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access), and IEEE802.1X authentication to guarantee a safe, wireless network environment.Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless connectionThe AWK-1200 can be used for Point-to-Point (PTP) and Point-to-Multipoint (PTMP) wireless communication to allow multiple locations to share a single Internet connection. Outdoor wireless networks that use the AWK-1200 extend connectivity beyond the building walls and wired backbones to deliver cost-effective service, and expand information access to the outdoors.Extend signal coverage with the right antennaThe AWK-1200 has a detachable antenna design, which gives users the flexibility of choosing from a variety of special-purpose antennas for the widest coverage. MOXA also offers directional and omni-directional antennas for users’ extended transmission.AWK-1200 Features

  • IP68 rated Wireless Access Point/Bridge and IP67 rated Wireless AP Client
  • Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint wireless connectivity
  • Flexible deployment with PoE and detachable antenna design
  • WEP/WPA/WPA2/IEEE802.1X authentication
  • -20 to 70°C operation for temperature-uncontrolled areasAbout MOXAMOXA manufactures device networking products for industrial automation. Information about all MOXA products, which include industrial embedded computers, industrial Ethernet switches, serial device servers, multiport serial cards, embedded device servers, and remote I/O servers, is available on MOXA's corporate website.

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