Mini Industrially Hardened Point-To-Multipoint Wireless Ethernet Link


Example of Mini Industrially Hardened Point-To-Multipoint Wireless Ethernet Link

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The NetWave® industrially hardened wireless Ethernet transmission link can be configured through the embedded User Interface as a Client or as an Access Point. This point-to-multipoint model allows multiple Ethernet endpoints to be connected to a central Access Point. Up to 15 endpoints can be linked to a central access point. The NW1/M and NW1E/M support up to 95Mbps throughput using MIMO technology. The units can be powered by an IEEE 802.3af PoE compliant device or through the supplied power injection module. The NW1/M is FCC certified for use in North America and the NW1E/M is ETSI, DFS and TPC certified for use in the European Union. The NW1[E]/M is an ultra-small form factor addition to the ComNet NetWave product family.

Features for NW(1,2)/M

  • Up to 95Mbps Throughput
  • 802.11a/n Compliant
  • Distances up to 2 mi (FCC) or 2km (ETSI)
  • Environmentally hardened for deployment in difficult unconditioned out-of-plant and roadside installations
  • Powered by the included power injection module or by an IEEE802.3af PoE compliant device
  • Meets class IP67 dust and water immersion protection standards
  • ETSI Standards (EU Region only): – DFS Dynamic Frequency Selection – TPC Transmit Power Control
  • Secure transmission: WPA2 – AES or TKIP encryption
  • ComNet Antenna alignment feature eases installation and setup
  • RF Spectrum Survey Tools
  • Antenna Alignment Tools
  • Status indicating LEDs provide rapid indication of critical operating parameters.
  • Optional Antenna Configurations Available
  • Radio Internal Components covered by Lifetime Warranty
  • Enclosure covered by Three Year Warranty
  • Electric Port Supports Auto-negotiation for Full Duplex or Half Duplex Data Throughput


  • Point to Multi-Point topologies whereby several Clients connect to one Access Point
  • Simple to deploy and cost-effective alternative to physical connections to Ethernet edge equipment
  • Integration of Ethernet where right-of-way issues mandate wireless communications
  • ITS traffic signalization networks and Video Detection Systems (VDS)
  • ITS roadside and city center CCTV surveillance, and surveillance of high-value or mission-critical assets
  • Wireless communications in manufacturing, petrochemical refineries, wastewater treatment facilities, and other industrial automation and control applications operating in harsh or out-of-plant environments
  • Electrical substation video and perimeter surveillance

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NW(1,2)/M Ordering Information

Part NumberDescription
NW1/MIndustrially Hardened Mini Point-to-Multipoint Wireless Ethernet Unit, Supports distances up to 2 mi/3.2 km, FCC certified for North America. Lifetime Warranty.
NW2/MIndustrially Hardened Mini Point-to-Multipoint Wireless Ethernet Unit, Supports distances up to 2 km/1.25 mi, ETSI certified for European Union. Lifetime Warranty.