SW5501 Series

Industrial 802.11 abgn Wireless Serial Server with high-performance 2x2 MIMO, 1-serial Port combo TB5/DSub-9, DIN-rail mount

  • Designed for 802.11a/b/g/n networks
  • Embedded PCB coating protection
  • Web server/Utility configuration
  • Upgrade via Management Utility or Web User Interface
  • 5 GHz frequency support to reduce interference on 2.4 GHz with other wireless devices
  • FCC (United States), ETSI (Europe), and NCC (Taiwan) certified wireless equipment
SW5501 Series
SW5501 Series

The SW5501 Series is our latest addition to our Industrial Wireless products; its small size but powerful architecture makes it a perfect choice for industrial/manufacturing needs in which size is a decisive factor. It rewards our customers with superb connectivity withstanding all the harshness in your environment of choice. Among its many characteristics, we could mention:

  • 5 GHz frequency support to reduce interference on 2.4 GHz with other wireless devices.
  • Dual antenna design that offers better wireless coverage and reduces wireless blind spots.

Network Interface
SpeedIEEE802.3ab 10/100/1000Mbps
Connector portsRJ-45
Serial Interface
ConnectorD-Sub9 (DB models)
5.08mm 5-Pin Terminal block (TB and SiS models)
ModeRS-232/422/485 software selectable (DB and TB models)
RS-422/485 software selectable (SiS models)
Baud Rate110 ~ 921,600 bps software selectable
ParityNone, Odd, Even, Space, Mark
Data Bits5, 6, 7, 8 software selectable
Stop Bits1, 2 software selectable
Flow ControlNone, Xon/Xoff, RTS/CTS (RS-232 only)
Wireless Characteristics
Wireless PCI-e ModuleAtheros AR9382
Tx / Rx2T2R MIMO (2x2 with MCS 0-15)
Standard Conformance802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n
Operating Frequency
United States (FCC)2412-2462(20Mhz)/2422-2452(40Mhz)5180-5240, 5745-5825(20Mhz)/5190-5230, 5755-5795(40Mhz)
Europe (ETSI)2412-2472(20Mhz)/2422-2462(40Mhz)5180-5240(20Mhz)/5190-5230(40Mhz)
Taiwan (NCC)2412-2462(20Mhz)/2422-2452(40Mhz)5280-5320, 5745-5825(20Mhz)/5310, 5755-5795(40Mhz)
Data Rate
802.11a6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48,54Mbps
802.11b1, 2, 5.5 and 11Mbps
802.11g6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
802.11n (20MHz bandwidth)1Nss: 65Mbps @ 800GI, 72.2Mbps @ 400GI (Max.) / 2Nss: 130Mbps @ 800GI, 144.4Mbps @ 400GI (Max.)
802.11n (40MHz bandwidth)1Nss: 135Mbps @ 800GI, 150Mbps @ 400GI (Max.) / 2Nss: 270Mbps @ 800GI, 300Mbps @ 400GI (Max.)
Antenna (5GHz)
Gain5 dBi
ConnectorDual SMA(R) Female
Output Power (5GHz)
802.11a+15dBm @ 6, 9, 12, 18, 24Mbps / +15dBm @ 36Mbps / +14dBm @ 48Mbps / +12dBm @ 54Mbps
802.11n 5GHz/HT20+15dBm @ MCS 0/8 +15dBm @ MCS 4/12 +15dBm @ MCS 1/9 +11 - 14dBm @ MCS 5/13 +15dBm @ MCS 2/10 +9 - 12dBm @ MCS 6/14 +15dBm @ MCS 3/11 +7 - 10dBm @ MCS 7/15
802.11n 5GHz/HT40+14dBm @ MCS 0/8 +14dBm @ MCS 1/9 +14dBm @ MCS 2/10 +14dBm @ MCS 3/11 +14dBm @ MCS 4/12 +10– 13dBm @ MCS 5/13 +8 – 11dBm @ MCS 6/14 +6 – 9dBm @ MCS 7/15
Antenna (2.4GHz)
Gain3 dBi
ConnectorDual SMA(R) Female
Output Power (2.4GHz)
802.11g+17dBm @ 6, 9, 12,18,24Mbps / +17dBm @ 36Mbps / +16dBm @ 48Mbps / +16dBm @ 54Mbps
802.11n 2.4GHz/HT20+16dBm @ MCS 0/8 +16dBm @ MCS 4/12 +16dBm @ MCS 1/9 +16dBm @ MCS 5/13 +16dBm @ MCS 2/10 +16dBm @ MCS 6/14 +16dBm @ MCS 3/11 +15dBm @ MCS 7/15
802.11n 2.4GHz/HT40+15dBm @ MCS 0/8 +15dBm @ MCS 4/12 +15dBm @ MCS 1/9 +15dBm @ MCS 5/13 +15dBm @ MCS 2/10 +15dBm @ MCS 6/14 +15dBm @ MCS 3/11 +14dBm @ MCS 7/15
StandardData Rate IEEE Spec(1 Rx dBm) Typical/Maximum( 2Rx dBm)
802.11b1Mnot specified-98/-85
802.11b5.5Mnot specified-98/-85
802.11b11Mnot specified-94/-85
802.11a/n HT20MCS0-82-94/-85
802.11a/n HT20MCS1-79-92/-82
802.11a/n HT20MCS2-77-90/-80
802.11a/n HT20MCS3-74-87/-77
802.11a/n HT20MCS4-70-84/-73
802.11a/n HT20MCS5-66-79/-69
802.11a/n HT20MCS6-65-78/-68
802.11a/n HT20MCS7-64-76/-67
802.11a/n HT40MCS0-79-92/-82
802.11a/n HT40MCS1-76-90/-79
802.11a/n HT40MCS2-74-87/-77
802.11a/n HT40MCS3-71-84/-74
802.11a/n HT40MCS4-67-80/-70
802.11a/n HT40MCS5-63-76/-66
802.11a/n HT40MCS6-62-74/-65
802.11a/n HT40MCS7-61-72/-64
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS0-82-95/-85
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS1-79-94/-82
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS2-77-92/-80
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS3-74-89/-77
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS4-70-86/-73
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS5-66-82/-69
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS6-65-80/-68
802.11b/g/n HT20MCS7-64-78/-67
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS0-79-92/-82
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS1-76-92/-79
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS2-74-89/-77
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS3-71-86/-74
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS4-67-83/-70
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS5-63-77/-66
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS6-62-76/-65
802.11b/g/n HT40MCS7-61-75/-64
Wireless SecurityWEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES, 802.1x
ConfigurationAtop Management Utility, Web UI, Telnet, Serial Console
VirtualCOMWindows/Linux redirection software
Link Modes - TCP ClientSingle destination or VirtualCOM
Link Modes - TCP Server4 Connections; VirtualCOM or reverse Telnet
Link Modes - UDPUp to 4 Ranges IP
Input Voltage9 - 48 VDC
Input Current 0.65 A @ 9 VDC
Power ConsumptionApproximately 5.85 W (Max)
Connector3-Pin 5.08mm Lockable Terminal Block
Reverse Polarity ProtectionYes
Physical CharacteristicsValue
HousingIP30 SPCC housing
Dimension (W x H x D)47 mm x 110 mm x 90mm
InstallationDIN-Rail , Wall mount (optional kit)
Reset ButtonYes
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature-10°C ~ 60°C (14°F ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature-40°C~85°C (-40°F~185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity5%~95%, 55°C (Non-condensing)
SafetyUL60950-1 , CB IEC/EN60950-1, IEC/EN 62368-1, CNS 14336-1
EMCEN 301489-1 V2.2.0, EN301489-17 V3.2.0, FCC 15B (Class A), CNS 13438
RadioFCC 15C 15.247, FCC 15E 15.407, EN 301893 V2.1.1, EN 300328 V2.1.1, NCC LP00002
EMFEN 62311: 2008, EN 50385: 2002
RoHS 2Yes
IEC 61000-4-2ESDContact Discharge±8kV4
IEC 61000-4-2ESDAir Discharge±15kV4
IEC 61000-4-3RSRadiated (enclosure)10 V/m3
IEC 61000-4-4EFTAC Power Port±2.0kV3
IEC 61000-4-4EFTLAN Port±2.0KV4
IEC 61000-4-5SurgeAC Power Port (L-2-L)±1.0KV3
IEC 61000-4-5SurgeAC Power Port (L-2-E)±2.0KV3
IEC 61000-4-5SurgeLAN Port (L-2-E)±2.0KV3
IEC 61000-4-6CSConducted (enclosure)10 V rms3
IEC 61000-4-8PFMFEnclosure10 A/m3
ShockIEC 60068-2-27
DropIEC 60068-2-32
VibrationIEC 60068-2-64
Warranty5 Years
MTBF22 Years (MIL-HDBK-217F)
SW55011P1SW550100001G1-port Industrial Wireless Serial Device Server, DB911 (DB9)
SW5501-Sis1P1SW5501SIS01G1-port Industrial Wireless Serial Device Server, TB5 with serial isolation (3kV)11 (TB5 with Isolation)
SW5501-TB1P1SW5501TB001G1-port Industrial Wireless Serial Device Server, TB511 (TB5)
AD17-24C (US-Y)
Power Adapter
Y-Type power adaptor,100-240VAC input, 0.6A @ 24VDC output, US plug
AD17-24D (EU-Y)
Power Adapter
50500151240012GY-Type power adaptor,100-240VAC input, 0.6A @ 24VDC output, EU plug
ADP-DB9(F)-TB559906231GFemale DB9 to Female 3.81mm TB5 Converter
WMK-454-Black70100000000043GBlack Aluminum Wall Mount Kit


Version Name Time Size Download
v5.60 Management Utility for Windows 2021-01-18 23.65 MB
v5.20 Management Utility for Windows 2016-10-28 16.21 MB


Version Name Time Size Download
v3.39 SW5501-SW5502 Firmware 2021-12-07 8.01 MB
v3.29 SW5501-SW5502 Firmware 2017-04-19 8.03 MB


Version Name Time Size Download
v4.2 Datasheet EN 2020-12-29 520.29 KB
v4.1 Datasheet EN 2018-03-07 3.42 MB


Version Name Time Size Download
v1.5 SW5501-SW5502 User Manual 2017-12-20 3.88 MB

Hardware Installation Guide

Version Name Time Size Download
v1.0 SW5501-SW5502 Hardware Installation Guide 2012-12-04 514.17 KB

Test reports

Version Name Time Size Download
SW5501 Declarations of Conformity 2023-03-15 300.54 KB
v1.0 CB Test report 2020-12-29 3.4 MB
v1.0 CE EN 300328 Certificate of compliance 2020-12-29 189.78 KB
v1.0 CE EN 301489 Certificate of compliance 2020-12-29 280.18 KB
v1.0 CE EN 301893 Certificate of compliance 2020-12-29 190.72 KB
v1.0 FCC Certification report 2020-12-29 205.23 KB
v1.0 LVD Certification 2020-12-29 105.24 KB
v1.0 UL 60950-1 Certificate of compliance 2020-12-29 505.95 KB

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