Antaira Announces New Industrial Outdoor IP67 5GHz Wireless AP/Client/Bridge (APX-5500)
Antaira Technologies, a leading developer and supplier of industrial devices and networking equipment, is proud to expand upon its growing line of industrial wireless solutions with the APX-5500 industrial outdoor IP67 Wireless AP/client/bridge/repeater.
Antaira Technologies' new APX-5500 industrial wireless device is a managed unit with a built-in web console that allows users to configure the unit as a wireless access point, client, bridge or repeater. The industrial wireless solution also features two gigabit Ethernet ports allowing for daisy chain applications. It supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n wireless communication standards and has a data rate of up to 300Mbps. The APX-5500 is PoE PD (Powered Device) IEEE 802.3af compliant and comes with two 5dBi at 5GHz Wifi Omni antennas supporting MIMO communication. Directional panel antennas can be mounted to the standard N-type connectors on the unit to increase the communication distance capabilities. The APX-5500 also includes an internal wireless signal strength indicator through the web console, allowing for optimal antenna alignment.
Due to the APX-5500's industrial IP67 waterproof design, the unit is able to offer wireless connectivity in various market applications. For example, security for video surveillance systems, transportation for vehicle depots, or any outdoor environment where a wireless connection point is needed. The APX-5500 requires power from the 48 volt PoE standard.
The industrial wireless unit comes with a ground terminal built into the pole mounting screw for protection. It features a hidden SSID, MAC address filtering, and WEP/WPA/WPA2 64 and 128 Bit as well as IEEE 802.11i / 802.1 x security authentications. This industrial wireless devices are also compliant with part 15 of the FCC rules and holds a 5-year warranty.
The APX-5500 also features a hardened industrial grade IP67 waterproof housing that is created from durable aluminum. The dimensions of the unit are 83 x 241 x 267 mm (3.25 x 9.5 x 10.5 in.) and the unit weight is 5.15lbs. It has an operating temperature range of -20 to 70˚C.
About Antaira Technologies:
Antaira Technologies is a global leading developer and manufacturer that provides high-quality industrial networking and communication product solutions. Since 2005, Antaira has offered a full spectrum of product lines that feature reliable Ethernet infrastructures, extended temperature tolerance, and rugged enclosure designs. Our product lines range from industrial Ethernet switches, industrial wireless devices, Ethernet media converters, and serial communication devices. Our vast professional experience allows us to deploy a wide array of products worldwide in mission-critical applications across various markets, such as, automation, transportation, security, oil & gas, power/utility, and medical.