SW5501 Series
SW5501 Series

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

The SW550X 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)
Ports1
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
2.4Ghz5Ghz
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)
802.11b+14dBm
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 RateIEEE Spec(1 Rx dBm)Typical/Maximum( 2Rx dBm)
802.11a6M-82-95/-85
802.11a9M-81-94/-84
802.11a12M-79-93/+82
802.11a18M-77-90/-80
802.11a24M-74-88/-77
802.11a36M-70-84/-73
802.11a48M-66-82/-69
802.11a54M-65-81/-68
802.11b1Mnot specified-98/-85
802.11b5.5Mnot specified-98/-85
802.11b11Mnot specified-94/-85
802.11g6M-82-96/-85
802.11g9M-81-96/-84
802.11g12M-79-95/-82
802.11g18M-77-93/-80
802.11g24M-74-90/-77
802.11g36M-70-87/-73
802.11g48M-66-83/-69
802.11g54M-65-82/-68
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
Software
ProtocolsIPv4, ICMP, TCP, UDP, DHCP Client, SNMP, SMTP, HTTP, DNS, NTP, RADIUS, RFC2217, WPS
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
PowerValue
Input Voltage9 - 48 VDC
Input Current0.65 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
Weight500g
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)
CertificationStandard
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
StandardItemTestValueLevel
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
CertificationStandard
ShockIEC 60068-2-27
DropIEC 60068-2-32
VibrationIEC 60068-2-64
Warranty5 Years
MTBF22 Years (MIL-HDBK-217F)
MODEL NAMEPART NUMBERDESCRIPTIONETHERNETSERIAL
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)
MODEL NAMEPART NUMBERDESCRIPTION
AD17-24C (US-Y)
Power Adapter
50500151240002G
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

Utility

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v5.60Management Utility for Windows2021-01-1823.65 MB
v5.20Management Utility for Windows2016-10-2816.21 MB

Firmware

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v3.29SW5501-SW5502 Firmware2017-04-198.03 MB

Datasheet

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v4.2Datasheet EN2020-12-29520.29 KB
v4.1Datasheet EN2018-03-073.42 MB

Manual

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v1.5SW5501-SW5502 User Manual2017-12-203.88 MB

Hardware Installation Guide

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v1.0SW5501-SW5502 Hardware Installation Guide2012-12-04514.17 KB

Test reports

VersionNameTimeSizeDownload
v1.0CB Test report2020-12-293.4 MB
v1.0CE EN 300328 Certificate of compliance2020-12-29189.78 KB
v1.0CE EN 301489 Certificate of compliance2020-12-29280.18 KB
v1.0CE EN 301893 Certificate of compliance2020-12-29190.72 KB
v1.0FCC Certification report2020-12-29205.23 KB
v1.0LVD Certification2020-12-29105.24 KB
v1.0UL 60950-1 Certificate of compliance2020-12-29505.95 KB