Date for release: September 24, 2013
New Cellular Modem & IP Router Delivers Wireless Data Connectivity at 3G Network Speeds
PLEASANTON, Calif. Power management company Eaton has announced the release of the ELPRO 615M-1 Cellular Modem and Internet Protocol (IP) Router for industrial applications. The new ELPRO 615M-1 is a powerful, multi-service provider cellular broadband router that delivers wireless data connectivity for up to two local area network (LAN) connections and one serial port through public cellular networks at 3G network speeds. It is pre-configured for ease of deployment with little to no infrastructure cost.
“The ELPRO Cellular Modem & IP Router provides a complete integrated solution that is flexible and versatile for robust connectivity, allowing for rapid deployment of projects, increased insight and control for streamlining of operations, and ensures safety and compliance in remote locations,” said Steven Toteda, vice president and general manager, Wireless Business Unit. “As long as you have a cellular signal, the 615M-1 can be used to resolve security and maintenance problems, reducing or eliminating the need to expose workers to existing or potential hazards acting as a portable or temporary solution.”
The ELPRO 615M-1 allows users to achieve long distance communications virtually anywhere, regardless of line-of-sight, with cellular access and high-speed data connectivity of up to 14.4 megabits per second (Mbps). The new modem also features multicarrier support for global use, support of static or dynamic IP addressing, secure network functionality and high performance antenna diversity for challenging cellular environments.
The 615M-1 is ready to deploy, easy to install and easy to use. It configures easily via webpage configuration and over-the-air configuration and diagnostics. It also integrates simply with third-party products and legacy systems, providing flexible, adaptable, secure and reliable communications. Designed to fit into enclosures and compact spaces, the 615M-1 installs with DIN rail or panel mount.
Built for demanding applications and extreme environmental conditions, the rugged design is suitable for numerous applications such as pump station, water distribution network, pipeline, tank farm and wellhead monitoring in the water & wastewater and oil & gas markets. It is also suited for diverse applications such as networking wind turbines and solar collectors.
The ELPRO 615M-1 meets key certifications and compliance and is Underwriter Laboratory (UL) Listed, Class I Division 2, FCC Part 15, Industry Canada, CE, A-Tick, IEC 60950-1, PTCRB. To learn more, please visit www.CooperBussmann.com/wireless.
Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.