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Radioline

Radioline station  

Radioline station

Radioline is the wireless system for large systems. Special features include extremely easy assignment of inputs and outputs by simply turning the thumbwheel – no programming is necessary. Thanks to Trusted Wireless 2.0 technology, Radioline is the ideal choice for reliable use in industrial environments.

Your advantages

  • Easy startup of wireless systems by simply turning the thumbwheel – no programming is necessary
  • High degree of reliability, thanks to new Trusted Wireless 2.0 technology, AES encryption, frequency hopping method, and coexistence management
  • Large ranges up to 32 km due to the high receiver sensitivity and individually adjustable data rates
  • Save on devices: transmit I/O signals or serial data using a single device, thanks to the integrated RS-232/RS-485 interface
  • Can be extended with up to 32 I/O modules, thanks to DIN rail connector and hot-swap capability

I/O mapping

I/O mapping with Radioline

Quick and easy startup of wireless systems

Use the thumbwheel to assign the I/O modules within a network to one another. Simply set the I/O modules that need to communicate with one another to the same number: for example, a digital input is set to IO MAP address 12 and the assigned digital output is also set to IO MAP address 12. The signals will then be distributed correctly throughout the entire system.

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Typical Trusted Wireless network structure

Radioline in point-to-point connection, star networks, and mesh networks

Radioline in point-to-point connection, star networks, and mesh networks

One device – A wide range of applications

Transmission of I/O signals (wire in/wire out)  

Transmission of I/O signals (wire in/wire out)

I/O data mode

Radioline enables easy I/O signal distribution throughout the network and the creation of various network structures (delivery state). I/O mapping significantly simplifies signal distribution in large systems.

Assign inputs and outputs quickly by simply turning the thumbwheel. In this way you can distribute and multiply I/O signals freely in your network using I/O extension modules – without the need for any programming.

Serial data transmission  

Serial data transmission

Serial data mode

Radioline can be used to network multiple controllers or serial I/O devices quickly and easily using wireless technology. In this way, serial RS-232/RS-485 cables can be replaced.

Data transmission from I/O stations to a controller  

Data transmission from I/O stations to a controller

PLC/Modbus RTU mode

With Radioline, I/O modules can be connected to the controller directly via the integrated RS-232 and RS-485 interface by means of wireless communication using the Modbus protocol.

I/O extension modules can be connected to each slave or repeater slave. The I/O signals are stored in an integrated Modbus register in the master wireless module where they can be accessed by the controller at any time.

In addition to signals, diagnostic parameters, such as the wireless signal quality of the individual devices, are also provided in the Modbus register to ensure continuous monitoring of the wireless system.

Data transmission of I/O signals and Modbus data  

Data transmission of I/O signals and Modbus data

PLC/Modbus RTU dual mode

This mode combines “Serial data mode” and “PLC/Modbus RTU mode”. In this mode, each station in the network acts as an independent Modbus slave. You can connect I/O extension modules to each station in the network. The process data is stored locally in the Modbus memory map for the respective station. At the same time, additional Modbus slaves can be connected to each station via RS-232 or RS-485, and addressed via the respective Modbus address.

All diagnostic data of the wireless network can be read from the wireless master via Modbus.

Possible applications with the Radioline system

Product overview of Radioline front modules

RAD-868-IFS wireless moduleRAD-900-IFS-... wireless moduleRAD-2400-IFS-... wireless moduleRAD-RS485-IFS bus coupler

RAD-868-IFS wireless module

RAD-900-IFS-…
wireless module

RAD-2400-IFS-... wireless module

RAD-RS485-IFS bus coupler

Region

Europe

North/South America (RAD-900-IFS), Australia/New Zealand (RAD-900-IFS-AU)

Worldwide (RAD-2400-IFS), Japan
(RAD-2400-IFS-JP)

Worldwide

Frequency band

868 MHz

900 MHz

2.4 GHz

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Typical range with line of sight

< 20 km (suitable for large distances with obstacles)

< 32 km (suitable for large distances with obstacles)

< 5 km

< 1.2 km (using existing 2-wire copper cables or more with converter or repeater)

Topology

Point-to-point, star, mesh

Point-to-point, star, mesh

Point-to-point, star, mesh

Point-to-point, line

Number of network devices

< 99

< 250

< 250

< 99

Typical transmission time * (point-to-point, bidirectional)

> 2 s (I/O mode)

> 390 ms (serial mode)

> 200 ms (I/O mode)

> 25 ms (serial mode)

> 200 ms (I/O mode)

> 25 ms (serial mode)

> 80 ms (I/O mode)

* = depending on the frequency band, data rate, telegram length, network structure/size

Product overview of Radioline outdoor switchgear and controlgear assemblies

Outdoor switchgear and controlgear assemblyOutdoor box
RAD-RUGGED-BOX-CONF
outdoor switchgear and controlgear assembly
RAD-900-DAIO6
outdoor box
RegionWorldwideNorth America and Canada
Frequency band868 MHz / 900 MHz / 2.4 GHz (configurable)900 MHz
Input/output signalsRS-485
Type and number of input and output signals can be configured
2 x digital input/output
1 x analog input/output
Power supply100 V AC ... 240 V AC10.8 V DC ... 30.5 V DC or
100 V AC ... 240 V AC
Ambient temperature-25°C ... +55°C-40°C ... +70°C (DC)
-40°C ... +65°C (AC)
Degree of protectionIP66NEMA 4X
Dimensions300 mm x 240 mm x 150 mm220 mm x 120 mm x 90 mm

Product overview of Radioline I/O extension modules

4-channel digital I/O modules 8-channel digital I/O modulesDigital/analog I/O moduleAnalog I/O modulesTemperature I/O module

4-channel digital I/O modules

8-channel digital I/O modules

Digital/analog I/O module

Analog I/O modules

Temperature I/O module

Input signal (DI, AI, Pt 100)

4 x 0 … 250 V AC/DC

8 x 0 … 30.5 V DC

Alternatively

2 x pulse < 100 Hz, 32 bits (can only be used in PLC/Modbus RTU or dual mode)

2 x 0 … 250 V AC/DC

1 x 0/4 … 20 mA

4 x 0/4 … 20 mA

4 x Pt 100 (-50°C ... +250°C), 2-/3-conductor connection

Output signal (DOR, DO, AO)

4 x 250 V AC/DC, 5 A (relay output)

8 x 30.5 V DC, 200 mA (transistor output)

2 x 0 … 250 V AC/DC

1 x 0/4 … 20 mA

4 x 0/4 … 20 mA, 0 … 10 V DC

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Modules that can be combined in I/O mode

RAD-DI4-IFS (IN)

RAD-DOR4-IFS (OUT)

RAD-DI8-IFS (IN)

RAD-DO8-IFS (OUT)

RAD-DAIO6-IFS (IN/OUT)

RAD-AI4-IFS (IN)

RAD-AO4-IFS (OUT)

RAD-PT100-4-IFS (IN)

RAD-AO4-IFS (OUT)

This link will take you to the Radioline products with Trusted Wireless 2.0 technology.

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Radioline installation

Easy startup of a Radioline wireless network.