Moore’s NCS network goes wireless

When wires can't be run for practical or economic reasons, Moore Industries’ Wireless Link Module (WLM) provides accurate, reliable wireless connectivity between remote sites.

04/01/2004


When wires can't be run for practical or economic reasons, Moore Industries ’ Wireless Link Module (WLM) provides accurate, reliable wireless connectivity between remote sites. This bi-directional, spread-spectrum, wireless module employs Intelligent Spectrum Frequency Hopping technology and 32-bit CRC error correction for secure, robust communications. Available models will support Ethernet or serial communications, and operate at FCC license-free frequency ranges of 902-928 MHz or 2.4-2.483 GHz.

WLM is reportedly ideal for use with Moore' NCS NET Concentrator System (NCS), as well as similar process control and distributed I/O systems. The NCS process control and distributed I/O system provides 20-bit measurement resolution, compared to 12-, 14- or 16-bit for similar I/O systems. It also delivers signal-conditioning capabilities equivalent to the market’s highest-quality transmitters. Data rates up to 100 Mbps provide the speed needed for applications re-quiring precise real-time readings or control.

 

WLM provides a time- and cost-effective solution for overcoming rugged, long-distance, or otherwise normally impassable, environments by sending just a few, or thousands of, process signals over a low-cost wireless communication link.

—Jim Montague, news editor, Control Engineering, jmontague@reedbusiness.com





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