AWK-3121-RTG Series

Industrial IEEE 802.11a/b/g wireless AP/client

AWK 3121 RTG Series

ote: The AWK-3121-RTG series is being phased out. The phase out period is July 1, 2017, to December 1, 2017. Last buy orders must be received before December 1, 2017. Please contact your Moxa sales representative if you have further questions.

Features and Benefits 

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g compliant
  • M12 anti-vibration connectors (AWK-3121-M12-RTG and AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG)
  • QoS (WMM) and VLAN for efficient network traffic
  • Controller-based Turbo Roaming (handover time < 50 ms @ 3 channels, WPA2); available only when used with the WAC-1001 or WAC-2004 
    M12 anti-vibration connectors (AWK-3121-M12-RTG and AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG)
  • Supports long-distance data transfer (AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG)
  • Complies with a portion of EN 50155 specifications
  • -40 to 75°C operating temperature range (T models)

Introduction 

The AWK-3121-RTG 3-in-1 industrial AP/client devices are designed specifically for train-to-gound communication while moving at speeds of up to 120 km/h. The AWK-3121-RTG complies with a portion of EN
50155 specifications, covering operating temperature, power input voltage, surge, ESD, and vibration, making the products suitable for a variety of industrial applications. Installation is easy, with either DIN rail mounting or distribution boxes, and the DIN rail mounting capability, wide operating temperature range, and IP30 housing with LED indicators make the AWK-3121-RTG a convenient yet reliable solution for any rolling stock application.

Advanced Security

  • 64-bit and 128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
  • Enable/disable SSID broadcasts
  • WPA/WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access) and 802.11i support
  • IEEE802.1X/RADIUS support
  • Powerful filters for access control

Specifications for Train-to-Ground Applications

  • Client-based Turbo Roaming handover time
  • Controller-based Turbo Roaming handover time (available only when used with the WAC-1001 or WAC-2004)
  • Multiple roaming parameters for different installation structures and antenna types
• WLAN Interface
StandardsIEEE 802.11a/b/g for Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11i for Wireless Security
IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT
IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseTX
IEEE 802.3af for Power-over-Ethernet*
Note*Hardware Rev. 3.0.0 supports PoE; hardware Rev. 2.0.0 does not support PoE.
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
Operating Channels (central frequency)US:
2.412 to 2.462 GHz (11 channels)
5.18 to 5.24 GHz (4 channels)
5.26 to 5.825 GHz (optional)
EU:
2.412 to 2.472 GHz (13 channels)
5.18 to 5.24 GHz (4 channels)
5.26 to 5.825 GHz (optional)
*Special bands, such as 5.9 GHz, are customizable.
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
TX Transmit PowerAWK-3121-M12-RTG and AWK-3121-SSC-RTG:
802.11b:
Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ 1 to 11 Mbps
802.11g:
Typ. 20±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 19±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps, Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 17±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11a:
Typ. 18±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 16±1.5 dBm @ 36 to 48 Mbps, Typ. 15±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG:
802.11b:
Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 1 to 11 Mbps
802.11g:
Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 25±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps, Typ. 24±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11a:
Typ. 26±1.5 dBm @ 6 to 24 Mbps, Typ. 25±1.5 dBm @ 36 Mbps, Typ. 24±1.5 dBm @ 48 Mbps, Typ. 23±1.5 dBm @ 54 Mbps
RX Sensitivity802.11b:
-97 dBm @ 1 Mbps, -94 dBm @ 2 Mbps, -92 dBm @ 5.5 Mbps, -90 dBm @ 11 Mbps
802.11g:
-93 dBm @ 6 Mbps, -91 dBm @ 9 Mbps, -90 dBm @ 12 Mbps, -88 dBm @ 18 Mbps, -84 dBm @ 24 Mbps, -80 dBm @ 36 Mbps, -76 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -74 dBm @ 54 Mbps
802.11a:
-90 dBm @ 6 Mbps, -89 dBm @ 9 Mbps, -89 dBm @ 12 Mbps, -85 dBm @ 18 Mbps, -83 dBm @ 24 Mbps, -79 dBm @ 36 Mbps, -75 dBm @ 48 Mbps, -74 dBm @ 54 Mbps
• Protocol Support
General ProtocolsProxy ARP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, IP, ICMP, SNTP, TCP, UDP, RADIUS, SNMP, PPPoE, DHCP
• Interface
Connector for External AntennasAWK-3121-SSC-RTG: RP-SMA (female)
AWK-3121-M12-RTG and AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG: QMA (female)
Fiber Ports1, 100BaseFX port (SC connector, AWK-3121-SSC-RTG only)
M12 Ports1, 10/100BaseT(X) auto negotiation speed, D-coded, F/H duplex mode, and auto MDI/MDI-X connection (AWK-3131A-M12-RTG only)
Console PortRS-232 (RJ45-type)
LED IndicatorsPWR1, PWR2, PoE*(support for PoE discontinued starting with hardware Rev. 2.0.0), FAULT, STATE, signal strength, CLIENT MODE, WLAN, 10/100 (M12 port), 100M (fiber port)
*PoE is only available for the AWK-3121-M12-RTG and AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG
Alarm Contact1 relay output with current carrying capacity of 1 A @ 24 VDC
Digital Inputs2 electrically isolated inputs
• +13 to +30 V for state “1”
• +3 to -30 V for state “0”
• Max. input current: 8 mA
Default Antennas*2 dual-band omni-directional antennas, 2 dBi, RP-SMA (male)
*Only available with the AWK-3121-SSC-RTG models.
• Optical Fiber*
 
• Physical Characteristics
HousingMetal, IP30 protection
Weight850 g (1.87 lb)
Dimensions53 x 135 x 105 mm (2.08 x 5.31 x 4.13 in)
InstallationDIN-rail mounting, wall mounting (optional)
• Environmental Limits
Operating TemperatureStandard Models: -25 to 60°C (-13 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 Voltage12 to 48 VDC, redundant dual DC power inputs or 48 VDC Power-over-Ethernet (IEEE 802.3af compliant) 

(support for PoE discontinued starting with hardware Rev. 2.0.0)
Input Current0.5 A @ 12 VDC; 0.2 A @ 48 VDC
Connector10-pin removable terminal block
Reverse Polarity ProtectionPresent
• Standards and Certifications
SafetyUL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1(CB)
EMCEN 55032/24
EMICISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class B
EMSIEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 8 kV; Air: 15 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 20 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 2 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 2 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 10 V
IEC 61000-4-8
RadioEN 301 489-1/17, EN 300 328, EN 301 893, FCC ID SLE-WAPA003 (AWK-3121-M12-RTG), FCC ID SLE-WAPA004 (AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG)
Rail TrafficEN 50155*, EN45545-2, EN 50121-4
*Complies with a portion of EN 50155 specifications.
• MTBF (mean time between failures)
TimeAWK-3121-M12-RTG: 480,831 hrs
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG: 447,861 hrs
AWK-3121-SSC-RTG: 445,913 hrs
StandardTelcordia SR332

Available Models

 Model No.Description
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-EU-CT-TTrain to ground, IEEE 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, EU band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-EU-CTTrain to ground, IEEE 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, EU band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-EU-TTrain to ground, IEEE 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, EU band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-EUTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, EU band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-US-CT-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, US band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-US-CTTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, US band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-US-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, US band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-RTG-USTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, US band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-SSC-RTG-EU-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, SSC/RP-SMA, EU band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-SSC-RTG-EUTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, SSC/RP-SMA, EU band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-SSC-RTG-US-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, SSC/RP-SMA, US band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-SSC-RTG-USTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, SSC/RP-SMA, US band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-USTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, US band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-EUTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, EU band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-US-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, US band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-EU-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, EU band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-US-CTTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, US band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-EU-CTTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, EU band, -25 to 60°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-US-CT-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, US band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, conformal coating
AWK-3121-M12-HP-RTG-EU-CT-TTrain to ground, 802.11a/b/g AP/client, M12/QMA, high power, EU band, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, conformal coating

Optional Accessories

Trial Software

 Model No.Description
MXviewIndustrial network management software designed for converged automation networks

Wireless Adaptor

 Model No.Description
A-ADP-QMAM-RFQMA (male) to RP-SMA (female), antenna adapter
A-ADP-RJ458P-DB9F-ABC01RJ45-to-DB9 adaptor for the ABC-01

Wireless Antenna Cable

 Model No.Description
A-CRF-QMAMNM-R2-50QMA (male) to N-type (male), RG-316 cable, 0.5 m
A-CRF-RFQMAM-R2-50QMA (male) to RP-SMA (male), 0.5 m

Wireless Connector Cap

 Model No.Description
A-CAP-M12F-MMetal Cap for M12 Female Connector

Wireless AP Mounting Kit

 Model No.Description
DK-DC50131Din-rail mounting kit
WK-51-01Wall-mounting kit, 51mm wide

Wireless Terminating Resistor

 Model No.Description
A-TRM-50-RMTerminating Resistor, 50 ohm, RP-SMA Male

Surge Arrestor

 Model No.Description
A-SA-NFNF-01Surge arrestor, N-type (female) to N-type (female)
A-SA-NMNF-01Surge arrester, N-type (female) to N-type (male)

Wireless LAN Antennas

 Model No.Description
ANT-WSB-ANF-092.4 GHz,omni-directional antenna, 9 dBi, N-type (female)
ANT-WSB-PNF-122.4GHz, Directional/Panel antenna, 12dBi, N-type (female) connector
ANT-WSB-PNF-182.4 GHz, panel antenna, 18 dBi, N-type (female)
ANT-WDB-ANF-06092.4/5 GHz, dual-band omni-directional antenna, 6/9 dBi, N-type (female)
ANT-WDB-PNF-15182.4/5 GHz, dual-band panel antenna, 15/18 dBi, N-type (female)
ANT-WDB-ANF-0407Dual-band omni-directional antenna: 4 dB at 2.4 GHz and 7 dB at 5 GHz
ANT-WSB-AHRM-05-1.5m2.4 GHz, omni-directional/dipole antenna, 5 dBi
ANT-WSB5-ANF-125 GHz, omni-directional antenna, 12 dBi, N-type (female)
ANT-WSB5-PNF-18Directional panel antenna: 18 dBi at 5 GHz

Moxa WLAN Calculator

White Paper: The Four Most Useful Technologies for Train-to-Ground Communications 

Wireless networks are easier to deploy than wired networks, but they can only be used for demanding industrial applications if they meet high reliability and bandwidth requirements. Today, however, wireless technologies are now mature enough to support critical industrial systems and intense applications such as video-over-wireless.This guidebook provide greater insight into the benefits Moxa can offer customers who would like to implement seamless video transmission over high bandwidth wireless networks. 

backtotop