EX Approved Ethernet extender with serial support

DDW-226-EX

Features

Global approval for hazardous area use

• IECEx, International EX standard
• ATEX 94/9/EC, EU directive

Save time and money reusing old cable and equipment

• Up to 15.3 Mbit/s Ethernet over twisted pair cables
• Legacy connection via RS-232 port
• Easy and quick to configure with WeOS

Designed for use in harsh industrial applications

• Dual 16 – 60 VDC power input
• Extensive line diagnostics and fault I/O contact
• TBU – transient blocking unit

Robust for long service life

• 370,000 hours MTBF to MIL-HDBK-217K
• –40 to +70°C (–40 to +158°F) with no moving parts
• Industrial EMC, shock and vibration testing

Summary

The Wolverine DDW-226-EX is an Industrial Ethernet Extender, powered by the Westermo WeOS network operating system. Independently tested for IECEX and ATEX by Baseefa, the Wolverine is the perfect solution for hazardous area applications in any part of the world.

The DDW-226-EX allows effective Ethernet networks to be created over long distances (up to 15 km) at data rates up to 15.3 Mbit/s. The SHDSL technology makes it possible to reuse many types of pre-existing copper cables which can lead to considerable financial savings. Dependent on cable characteristics, distances up to 15 km (9.3 mi) can be achieved. The combination of WeOS and the integrated RS-232 port allows legacy equipment to become part of an IP backbone network.

With its robust aluminium housing, the DDW-226-EX is designed for use in heavy duty industrial applications. The wide power range and I/O fault contact make it ideal for easy installation and monitoring in industrial applications.

Only industrial grade components are used which gives the DDW-226-EX an MTBF of 370,000 hours and ensures a long service life. A wide operating temperature range of –40 to +70°C (–40 to +158°F) can be achieved without the need for moving parts or cooling holes in the case. The DDW-226-EX has been tested both by Westermo and external test houses to meet many EMC, isolation, vibration and shock standards, all to the highest levels suitable for heavy industrial environments.

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Technical Specifications

EX Approved Ethernet extender with serial support
4x RJ-45, 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s Base T
2x 2-position detachable screw terminals for SHDSL ports
1x RJ-45, RS-232 port 300 bit/s – 115.2 kbit/s

Seth Thomas

Sales, Westermo US

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