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Factoryline WLAN EPA – make devices WLAN-capable quickly and easily

WLAN EPA in use

The FL WLAN Ethernet port adapter is the industrial WLAN adapter for the inexpensive connection of Ethernet-compatible devices to your WLAN network. The compact and robust Ethernet port adapter comes with integrated wireless module and antenna. The IP65 turnkey solution is installed directly in the field and connected to the automation device via an Ethernet cable with M12 connection technology. The benefit for you: extremely straightforward integration into your application.

Quick and easy installation

Easy installation of the FL EPA  

Easy installation in the field

The Ethernet port adapter is the simple solution for enabling WLAN-capability in industrial automation devices with Ethernet connection quickly and easily. The IP65 turnkey solution is installed directly in the field and connected to the automation device via an M12 Ethernet cable.

Your advantages:

  • Compact IP65 modules with integrated antenna
  • M12 connections for Ethernet and power
  • Easy installation in the field

Easy and safe setup, thanks to automatic configuration

Mode button  

Easy configuration, thanks to the Mode button

Secure point-to-point and small networks can be set up quickly and easily without configuration with the Mode button. Alternatively, configuration can also be conveniently carried out via web browser.

Advanced setting options via AT commands

The FL EPA 2  

Easy configuration and control of the FL EPA 2

The WLAN EPA module can be configured automatically and controlled during operation using simple AT commands via a controller. This makes it possible, for example, for roaming procedures, i.e. the changeover between Access Points, to be controlled – depending on position – via the controller on mobile systems.

FL EPA at a glance

Features

FL EPA 2

FL EPA 2 RSMA

WLAN standards

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g

Frequency bands and channels (*depending on country)

2.4 GHz, channel 1-11
5 GHz: channel 36-140 (Client)
5 GHz: channel 36-48 (Access Point)

2.4 GHz, channel 1-11
5 GHz: channel 36-140 (Client)
5 GHz: channel 36-48 (Access Point)

Max. data rate (gross)

54 Mbps

54 Mbps

Max. data throughput (net)

< 20 Mbps

< 20 Mbps

Operating modesClient (single client bridge, multi client bridge)
(micro Access Point)
wireless bridge between two FL EPA modules
Client (single client bridge, multi client bridge)
(micro Access Point)
wireless bridge between two FL EPA modules

Maximum transmission power

2.4 GHz: 17 dBm (incl. antennas)
5 GHz: 15 dBm (incl. antennas)

2.4 GHz: 17 dBm (incl. antennas)
5 GHz: 15 dBm (incl. antennas)

Number of antennas

1 (internal)

1 (external) RSMA connection

Degree of protection when mounted

IP65IP65

Ambient temperature (operation)

-30°C … 65°C

-30°C … 65°C

Power supply

9 … 30 V DC, max. 1.7 W

9 … 30 V DC, max. 1.7 W

Special features

Dual wireless board: WLAN and Bluetooth

Dual wireless board: WLAN and Bluetooth

You can access the Industrial WLAN products for Ethernet networks here.

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