AWK-1137C Series

Industrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless client

AWK 1137C Series

Features and Benefits 

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compliant client
  • Comprehensive interfaces with one serial port and two Ethernet LAN ports
  • Client-based millisecond-level Turbo Roaming
  • 2×2 MIMO future-proof technology
  • Integrated robust antenna and power isolation
  • Anti-vibration design
  • Compact size for your industrial applications
  • Easy setup, easy deployment with AeroMag

Introduction

The AWK-1137C is an ideal client solution for industrial wireless obile applications. It enables WLAN connections for both Ethernet and serial devices, and is compliant with industrial standards and approvals covering operating temperature, power input voltage, surge, ESD, and vibration. The AWK-1137C can operate on either the 2.4 or 5 GHz bands, and is backwards-compatible with existing 802.11a/b/g deployments to future-proof your wireless investments.

Industrial Ruggedness
• Integrated antenna and power isolation designed to provide 500 V insulation protection against external electrical interference
• -40 to 75°C wide operating temperature models (-T) available for smooth wireless communication in harsh environments

Mobility-Oriented Design
• Client-based Turbo Roaming for < 150 ms roaming recovery time between APs
• MIMO technology to ensure transmitting and receiving capability while on the move
• Anti-vibration performance (with reference to IEC 60068-2-6) Easy Integration
• Semi-automatically configurable to reduce deployment cost
• Use AeroMag for error-free setup of your industrial applications’ fundamental WLAN settings
• Various communication interfaces for connecting to different types of devices
• One-to-many NAT to simplify your machine setup

• WLAN Interface
StandardsIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n for Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11i for Wireless Security
IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT
IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseT(X)
Spread Spectrum and Modulation (typical)• DSSS with DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK
• OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
• 802.11b: CCK @ 11/5.5 Mbps, DQPSK @ 2 Mbps,
DBPSK @ 1 Mbps
• 802.11a/g: 64QAM @ 54/48 Mbps, 16QAM @ 36/24 Mbps,
QPSK @ 18/12 Mbps, BPSK @ 9/6 Mbps
• 802.11n: 64QAM @ 300 Mbps to BPSK @ 6.5 Mbps (multiple rates
supported)
Operating Channels (central frequency)US:
2.412 to 2.462 GHz (11 channels)
5.180 to 5.240 GHz (4 channels)
5.745 to 5.825 GHz (5 channels)
5.260 to 5.320 GHz (4 channels)
5.500 to 5.700 GHz (11 channels)
EU:
2.412 to 2.472 GHz (13 channels)
5.180 to 5.240 GHz (4 channels)
5.260 to 5.320 GHz (4 channels)
5.500 to 5.700 GHz (11 channels)
JP:
2.412 to 2.484 GHz (14 channels, DSSS)
5.180 to 5.240 GHz (4 channels)
5.260 to 5.320 GHz (4 channels)
5.500 to 5.700 GHz (11 channels)
Security• SSID broadcast enable/disable
• Firewall for MAC/IP/Protocol/Port-based filtering
• 64-bit and 128-bit WEP encryption, WPA/WPA2-Personal and Enterprise (IEEE 802.1X/RADIUS, TKIP, and AES)
Transmission Rates802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbps (multiple rates supported)
TX Transmit Power802.11b:
Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 1 Mbps, Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 2 Mbps
Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 5.5 Mbps, Typ. 25±1.5 dBm @ 11 Mbps
802.11g:
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 22±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps
Typ. 20±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 19±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11n (2.4 GHz):
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ MCS0/8 20 MHz
Typ. 17±1.5 dBm @ MCS7/15 20 MHz
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ MCS0/8 40 MHz
Typ. 17±1.5 dBm @ MCS7/15 40 MHz
802.11a:
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps
Typ. 21±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps
Typ. 20±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps,
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11n (5 GHz):
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ MCS0/8 20 MHz
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ MCS7/15 20 MHz
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ MCS0/8 40 MHz,
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ MCS7/15 40 MHz
NoteBased on regional regulations, the maximum transmission power allowed on the UNII bands is restricted in the firmware, as indicated below:
Table
RX Receive Sensitivity802.11b:
-89 dBm @ 1 Mbps, -89 dBm @ 2 Mbps
-89 dBm @ 5.5 Mbps, -88 dBm @ 11 Mbps
802.11g:
-88 dBm @ 6 Mbps, -88 dBm @ 9 Mbps
-88 dBm @ 12 Mbps, -87 dBm @ 18 Mbps
-84 dBm @ 24 Mbps, -81 dBm @ 36 Mbps
-77 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -75 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11n (2.4 GHz):
-70 dBm @ MCS7 20 MHz, -70 dBm @ MCS15 20 MHz
-64 dBm @ MCS7 40 MHz, -65 dBm @ MCS15 40 MHz
802.11a:
-90 dBm @ 6 Mbps, -88 dBm @ 9 Mbps
-87 dBm @ 12 Mbps, -85 dBm @ 18 Mbps
-81 dBm @ 24 Mbps, -78 dBm @ 36 Mbps
-74 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -73 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11n (5 GHz):
-69 dBm @ MCS7 20 MHz, -70 dBm @ MCS15 20 MHz
-64 dBm @ MCS7 40 MHz, -66 dBm @ MCS15 40 MHz
• Protocol Support
General ProtocolsProxy ARP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, IP, ICMP, SNTP, TCP, UDP, RADIUS, SNMP, DHCP, VLAN
• Interface
Default Antennas2 dual-band omni-directional antennas, 2 dBi, RP-SMA (male)
Connector for External AntennasRP-SMA (female)
LAN Ports2, RJ45, 10/100/1000BaseT(X) auto negotiation speed, F/H duplex mode, and auto MDI/MDI-X connection
Serial Port1, RS232/422/485, DB9 male connector
ResetPresent
LED IndicatorsSYS, WLAN, LAN1, LAN2, Serial
• Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits1, 1.5, 2
ParityNone, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow ControlRTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Baudrate75 bps to 921.6 kbps
Serial Data Log256 KB
• Serial Signals
RS-232TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DCD, GND
RS-422Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-4wTx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-2wData+, Data-, GND
• Management
Serial Operation ModesReal COM, RCF2217, TCP Server, TCP Client, UDP
Device ManagementWireless Search Utility, MXconfig, SNMP
Network MonitoringMXview
• Physical Characteristics
HousingMetal casing for high EMC-levels; provides IP30 protection
Weight470 g (1.03 lb)
Dimensions77.1 x 115.5 x 26 mm (3.035 x 4.55 x 1.024 in)
InstallationDIN-rail mounting (standard), wall mounting (with optional kit)
• Environmental Limits
Operating TemperatureStandard Models: 0 to 60°C (32 to 140°F)
Wide Temp. Models: -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°F)
Storage Temperature-40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity5% to 95% (non-condensing)
• Power Requirements
Input Voltage9 to 30 VDC, redundant dual DC power inputs
Connector3-pin removable terminal block, 500 V insulation
Power Consumption11.7 W
Reverse Polarity ProtectionPresent
• Standards and Certifications
SafetyUL 60950-1
EMCEN 55032/55024, EN 61000-6-2/6-4
EMIFCC Part 15B
EMSIEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 8 kV; Air: 15 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 10 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 10 V
IEC 61000-4-8
RadioFCC ID SLE-1137C, MIC, RED, NCC, KC, RCM, ANATEL, EAC, WPC
VehicleE-Mark E1
NotePlease check Moxa’s website for the most up-to-date certification status.
• MTBF (mean time between failures)
Time1,125,942 hrs
StandardTelcordia SR332

Available Models

 Model No.Description
AWK-1137C-USIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless serial/Ethernet client, US band, 0 to 60°C
AWK-1137C-US-TIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n sireless serial/Ethernet client, US band, -40 to 75°C
AWK-1137C-EUIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless serial/Ethernet client, EU band, 0 to 60°C
AWK-1137C-EU-TIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless serial/Ethernet Client, EU band, -40 to 75°C
AWK-1137C-JPIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless serial/Ethernet client, JP band, 0 to 60°C
AWK-1137C-JP-TIndustrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless serial/Ethernet client, JP band, -40 to 75°C

Optional Accessories

Wireless LAN Antennas

 Model No.Description
MAT-WDB-CA-RM-2-0205MIMO 2×2, 2.4/5 GHz, dual-band ceiling antenna, 2/5 dBi, RP-SMA-type (male)

White Paper: A Guide to an Error-Free Wi-Fi Network Lifecycle

In this article, we discuss some key points to consider when planning and deploying a Wi-Fi network in an industrial environment…more

Application Notes: AeroMag Technology for Fast and Easy Wi-Fi Network Deployment and Maintenance

Moxa’s Wi-Fi solution includes AeroMag, a unique technology that can save you significant time and effort on basic device settings when deploying and maintaining a network without compromising on network security….more

backtotop