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More Accessories for SIMATIC NET Industrial Wireless LAN Released for Delivery

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The products listed under chapter 2 below (Ordering data) are herewith released for delivery by A&D SC IC.

 

1. Product description

The range of accessories for Industrial Wireless LAN in the fields of antennas, lightning protectors and antenna cables has been innovated and expanded. In our range of accessories, the R-SMA connector will be replaced by the more robust N-Connect connector.  

Note: This change applies only to accessories and not the SCALANCE W products.
Here, the R-SMA connector will be retained for reasons of space. 

 

Antennas

 

 

ANT793-6MN

ANT793-8DN

 

 

 

Frequency range

5 GHz

5 GHz

Characteristics

Omnidirect.

Directional

Angle of beam

360° horizontal

18° horizontal, 18° vertical

Antenna gain

5 dBi

19 dBi

SWR

1.5

max. 1.5

Connector

N female

N female

Permitted ambient conditions

 

 

·    Operating temp.

-40°C to +70°C

-40°C to +70°C

·    Transport/storage tem­p.

-40°C to +70°C

-40°C to +70°C

·    Relative humidity

100 %

100 %

Degree of protection

IP65

IP65

Dimensions (W x H x D) in mm

16 x 160 x 16

190 x 190 x 31

Mounting options

wall, pole

wall, pole

Weight

300 g

700 g

·    Radio approvals

 

 

Reach with a free view and no interference

200 m

1000 m

 

All products are neutral or have a Siemens label. A terminating resistor is supplied in each case, so that the second antenna connection (antenna diversity!) can be closed off with respect to HF signals if only one antenna is used. All directional antennas include a mounting tool for optimal adjustment in the case of large distances, in their scope of supply. In contrast to earlier IWLAN antenna versions the antenna cable is no longer fixed to the antenna, so that the customer has more flexibility in the selection of the required cable length.

 

These new accessories have already been released for operation with SCALANCE W devices for adverse climatic conditions (Access Points W786-1PRO, W786-2PRO, W786-3PRO) and also the versions from the W-784 product family (W784-1, W784-1RR, W744-1, W746-1, W747-1). Operation with these new antennas has also been approved for the products from the hardware redesign of W-788.

 

Details are described in the catalog attachment under http://www.automation.siemens.com/net/html_76/support/zusatzinfo.htm

 

Note: More countries will follow in due course.

 

Names convention for antennas

 

ANT79w-xyz

w = 2 / 3 / 5:    Frequency range 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz / Dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz)

x = 4 / 6 / 8:    Measure for passive gain (no direct relation to the gain in the data sheet)

y = M / D:       Omni (circular beam) / Directional

z = N / R / S:   N-Connect / R-SMA / R-SMA variable angle

Example: ANT792-8DN (2 GHz, high gain, directional, N-Connect)

 

 

Mounting tool

 

 

Antenna Mounting Tool ANT795-6MN

Operating temp.

-40°C to +80°C

Degree of protection

IP20

Dimensions (D x H) in mm

105 x 49

Weight

30 g

 

 

Antenna cables

This range was already introduced for IWLAN RCoax and has not been innovated, except that some lengths have been added. In addition to the 1m and 5m lengths for N-Connect male/male extensions, 2m and 10m are now also available. The same goes for the N-Connect/R-SMA extensions: 2m and 10m are now available in addition to 1m and 5m. The extension cable for the R-SMA/SMA male/male switchboard bushing is now available in 0.3m and in 2m length.

 

 

2. Ordering data

 

Product Name

Order No.

Antennas

 

Antenna Mounting Tool (ANT795-6MN)

6GK5795-6MN01-0AA6

ANT793-6MN   

6GK5793-6MN00-0AA6

ANT793-8DN  

6GK5793-8DN00-0AA6

 

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3. Application

Separately mounted antennas optimize transmission and reception conditions and thus enable the use of IWLAN products in many industrial applications. Directional antennas can provide accurate radio coverage along conveyor lines or corridors, or implement point-to-point connections across many hundreds of meters. An omnidirectional antenna, on the other hand, concentrates the radio field around the antenna approximately in disk shape for best allround reception. The extension cables facilitate mounting of separate antennas. The switchboard bushing permits a connection between antenna and a switchboard-mounted device. Lightning protectors enable outdoor mounting of antennas without any problems.

 

Note:
Each additional cable means additional damping and thus a reduction of the signal level at the receiver.

4. Miscellaneous 
The user manuals are supplied with the products, but as usual they can also be downloaded online via http://support.automation.siemens.com .

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