Modems and routers for IP-based networks

Versatile portfolio – wired or wireless with SCALANCE M

Description

The SCALANCE M product range includes mobile wireless routers as well as routers for wired communication. These industrial routers can be used universally in telecontrol, teleservice, and any other application for industrial remote communication. Connection to remote networks – public or private communication networks – is achieved via SCALANCE M industrial routers. Communication takes place using GSM, UMTS, LTE or wired via ADSL and SHDSL or PROFIBUS/ MPI. For secure remote access to plants and machinery, these industrial routers are easy to integrate into the SINEMA Remote Connect management platform for remote networks.

Details – wireless


Wireless connection to remote networks

The use of globally available, public mobile telephone networks is a cheaper solution than building a corporate wireless network (e.g., Industrial Wireless LAN). It is also appropriate if no other transmission medium (e.g., dedicated line/telephone network) is available. However it requires sufficiently strong signal reception at the location where it is used.

Using the following SCALANCE M mobile wireless routers, both stationary stations and mobile users, e.g. railway and road vehicles as well as coastal vessels and inland navigation vessels, can be connected to a central control and monitoring system. The high data rates permit transmission of bulk data or images in real time. Depending on the application and availability, communication can take place via GSM, UMTS or LTE.

Portfolio overview SCALANCE M, wireless

M876-4

M876-3

M874-3

M874-2

Standard

4G
(LTE)

3G
(UMTS, CDMA2000)

3G
(UMTS)

2G
(GSM)

Data rate

Downlink: up to 100 Mbps;
Uplink: up to 50 Mbps

Downlink: 14.4 Mbps;
Uplink:
5.76 Mbps (HSPA+);
Forward link: 3.1 Mbps;
Reverse link: 1.8 Mbps (EV-DO)

Downlink: 14.4 Mbps;
Uplink:
5.76 Mbps
(HSPA+)

Downlink: 236.8 kbps;
Uplink: 236.8 kbps (eGPRS)

Antenna connectors

2 x SMA

2 x SMA

1 x SMA

1 x SMA

Temperature range

                                                                            -20°C to +60°C

Degree of protection

                                                                                  IP20

Security

                                                           VPN (IPsec / OpenVPN*) / Firewall

Engineering

      Command Line Interface (CLI), Web-based Management(WBM), MIB support, TRAPs via e-mail

Special characteristics

                                          Redundant power supply; Network management via SNMP
                                       SMS alarming; Connection to SINEMA Remote Connect; NAT

Only M876-4:

Managed 4-port Switch;
Railway applications (EU) according to EN 50121-3-2, EN 50121-4, EN 50155 (no coated PCBs); EN 61373 (cat. 1, cl. A and cl. B)

Only M876-3:

Managed 4-port Switch;

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* For connection as client to SINEMA Remote Connect

Details – wired


Wired connection to remote networks

The wired routers of the SCALANCE M product family support the cost-effective and secured connection of remote machines and plants. Communications take place via existing private two-wire or multicore cables (with SHDSL) or wired telephone or DSL networks (with ADSL). The connection of PROFIBUS stations is also possible – without additional adapters or Software.

Portfolio overview SCALANCE M, wired

M804PB

M826-2

M816-1

M812-1

Standard

 PROFIBUS/ MPI

SHDSL

ADSL2+

ADSL2+

Data rate

Up to 12 Mbps
(at the PROFIBUS/MPI Interface)

Up to 15.3 Mbps

Downlink: 25 Mbps
Uplink: 1.4 Mbit/s

Downlink: 25 Mbps
Uplink: 1.4 Mbit/s

DSL connection system

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2 x SHDSL (terminal strip)

1 x ADSL2+ (RJ45)

1 x ADSL2+ (RJ45)

LAN interfaces

2 x RJ45

4 x RJ45

4 x RJ45

1 x RJ45

Temperature range

-20 °C to +60°C

-40°C to +70°C

0°C to +60°C

0°C to +60°C

Degree of protection

IP20

IP20

IP20

IP20

Security

VPN (IPsec/ OpenVPN*)/ Firewall

VPN (IPsec, OpenVPN*) / Firewall

VPN (IPsec, OpenVPN*) / Firewall

VPN (IPsec, OpenVPN) / Firewall

Operation mode with ADSL 2 / ADSL 2+

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                   -

Annex A
Annex B, Annex J

Annex A
Annex B, Annex J

Special characteristics

                             Redundant power supply;  network management via SNMP; NAT

Connection to SINEMA Remote Connect with auto configuration

Connection to SINEMA Remote Connect with auto configuration

Connection to SINEMA Remote Connect with auto configuration

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Only M804PB:

PROFIBUS/
MPI Interface

Only M826-2:

Railway application according to EN 50121-3-2, EN 50121-4, EN 50155 (no coated PCBs); Railway application according to EN 61373 (cat. 1, cl. A and cl. B)

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 * For connection as client to SINEMA Remote Connect

Advantages

  • Wide application area thanks to large bandwidth, high performance and speed

  • High security standards using integrated security functions like firewall (stateful inspection) and VPN (IPsec) to implement the Industrial Security concept

  • To achieve a high level of process availability, transmission paths can be structured with redundancy

  • Modern mobile telephone networks and the internet allow machines and plants to be permanently connected to the control center in a cost-effective manner

  • Economical volume tariffs result in low transmission costs

  • Simplicity of connecting local area networks by means of IP communication via WAN