Wireless connector giving a machine or cabinet wireless access via Bluetooth® or Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Anybus Wireless Bolt enables you to connect industrial devices to a wireless network. It is attached onto a cabinet or a machine to enable wireless access. Wireless transmission is made via Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy or WLAN technology.
The Wireless Bolt is IP67-rated and has a max range of 100 meters. It can communicate with devices using Ethernet, Serial (RS232/485) or CAN. Regardless of communication method, you have the same connector (2x9p;3,5 Plug Connector) for both power and communication.
Reasons to love the Bolt:
- Quick access to your machines via Wireless Standards
- Rugged Design with IP67 housing
- All-in-one package: Connector, Communication hardware and integrated antenna in same unit.
BLUETOOTH OR WLAN?
Wireless communication can either be made via Bluetooth or WLAN depending on the Wireless Bridge version you select.
Summary: If high data throughput is most important – choose WLAN. If connection robustness/stability is most important – choose Bluetooth.