Environmentally Hardened Dual Radio Wireless Ethernet Device

NW8 Series

Example of Environmentally Hardened Dual Radio Wireless Ethernet Device

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The NetWave industrially hardened wireless dual radio Ethernet transmission device is designed to be used with an external antenna and is used for redundant ring and drop and repeat topologies. Both radios can be configured through the embedded User Interface as a Client or as an Access Point. Radio 2 supports 5GHz operation and is connected to the 19dBi internal antenna. Radio 1 is user selectable for 5GHz or 2.4GHz and connects to an external antenna. The NW8 and NW8E support up to 145Mbps throughput using MIMO technology. The units can be powered by an IEEE 802.3af/at PoE compliant device or through a supplied power injection module with the second Ethernet port operational as an IEEE802.3at PoE power source. The NW8 is FCC certified for use in North America and the NW8E is ETSI, DFS and TPC certified for use in the European Union.

Features for NW8 Series

  • IEEE802.3at PoE Compliant PD and PSE
  • 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
  • Over current protection and 3 layers of Ethernet surge suppression on the PD port
  • 802.11a/n Compliant
  • Electric Port Supports Auto-negotiation for Full Duplex or Half Duplex Data Throughput


  • Installations that require redundant ring or linear drop and repeat topologies
  • Ideal for PoE Camera connectivity at light poles when power is only provided at night when a used with a PoE Switch
  • Installations that require connecting to more than one Ethernet device
  • 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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