MR400 Radio Modem




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MR400 Radio Modem



MR400 Radio ModemMR400 is awell proven radio modem, on the market for over a decade and undisputably well established. Tens of thousands units serve reliably around the world, fromthe poles to the equator.

MR400 uses a sophisticated anti-collision protocol on the Radio channel. Its unbeatable network performance is boosted by the unique implementaion of proprietary SCADA protocols fromall significant vendors on the SCADA market.

Thanks to MR400 extraordinary intelligence, speed and switching time, they are suitable for all types of networks where emphasis is placed on speed and reliability, such as SCADA & Telemetry for utility distributions (water, electricity, oil&gas), SmartGrid power networks, Transaction networks like lottery, ATM or POS, mobile networks including mission critical fleet management and many other applications.

Radio Modem

  • 70, 160, 300, 400 MHz
  • 22 kbps/25 kHz
  • 5 or 25 W
  • 1x ETH, 4x COM, I/O
  • Automatic back-up routes
  • Mobile networks
  • Network management SW

Applications

  • Water
  • Oil & Gas
  • Electricity
  • Smart grid
  • POS & ATM
  • Lottery
  • Weather
  • Transportation
  • Others

MR400 Radio Modem Applications

MR400 Features Radio Modem

Data speed & Network throughput

  • 132 kbps / 200 kHz
  • 22 kbps / 25 kHz
  • 11 kbps / 12,5 kHz
  • Polling, Report-by-exception, Mesh Throughput limits for 22 kbps/25 kHz: 
    • 600 Bytes/sec. in collision environment of all units within one radio coverage area 
    • 10 packets/sec. (for packets shorter than 60 Bytes)
    • 15 kbps user data rate for point-to-point link

User protocols

  • More than 70 protocols - Modbus, IEC101, DNP3, Comli, DF1, Profibus, Modbus TCP, IEC104….
  • Cache mode - speeds up polling protocols
  • SCADA serial protocol addresses are mapped to MR400 addresses
  • TCP (UDP) protocols (e.g. IEC104) are handled transparently
  • Each packet is acknowledged on Radio channel
  • Sophisticated anti-collision protocol on Radio channel => report by exception from remotes, simultaneous multi master polling

Ultimate OS

  • No Linux
  • No Windows 
  • Extremely fast booting (3 sec.) 

Modular

  • 5 slots for modules:
    • Ethernet, GPS, M-BUS
    • 2x RS232, 1x RS232, 1x RS232i, 1x RS422/485i, 
    • I/O - 2×DI, 2×DO, 2×AI, 2×AO, 

Coverage

  • 70, 160, 300, 400 MHz bands, no direct line of sight required
  • Carrier output power 0,1-5  W or 0,1-25 W
  • Exceptional data  sensitivity: -105 dBm / 22 kbps / 25 kHz
  • Max. distance more than 50 km
  • High resistance to multi path propagation and interference (CPFSK modulation)
  • Every  can work simultaneously as a repeater
  • Hybrid networks: - any IP network (Internet,3G/GPRS etc.) can interconnect MR400 units
  • Unlimited number of radio hops

Mobile network

  • Connection-less Mobile mode in Radio protocol 
  • Every stationary unit can serve simultaneously as a Base station for mobiles Cell architecture: automatic instant hand-over, each individual packet from mobile is delivered via the best Base station at the moment 
  • Central MR400 maintains a list of “mobile-base” connections, updated with every packet, to enable communication from the centre to mobiles 

Fast to configure and diagnose

  • Setr - special Windows or Linux application for configuration 
  • The fastest and most robust remote access with minimum data over the network
  • Monitoring of User interfaces and Radio channel, either locally or remotely
  • On line as well as historical statistics for all interfaces and Radio channel

RANEC - Network Management

  • Collects statistics from all units and save them in database Extra load generated by RANEC is automatically regulated based on user traffic
  • One server + unlimited number of graphical clients Possible to display all statistics in graphs
  • Displays the network topology on a background map Network planning  - it calculates the coverage using digital model of the terrain

Security

  • Licensed radio bands
  • FEC, interleaving, proprietary data compression 
  • CRC32 data integrity control on Radio channel Proprietary protocol on Radio channel with packet acknowledgement
  • Blowfish 160 encryption
  • Netlock - application which enables/disables remote access to the unit for three level of users

Reliability

  • Every single unit tested in a climatic chamber as well as in real traffic
  • Military or industrial grade components are used
  • Industrial die cast aluminum case
  • -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to +158°F)

Energy savings

  • Sleep mode - 2.5 mA, controlled via a digital input 
  • Power down - unit boots within 3 sec. after power up

Other Highlights

  • DIN rail, flat or 19” rack mounting 
  • CE, FCC approvals
  • Vibration - EN 61 373

MR400 RANEC Management Software

Technical parameters

Radio parameters
Types 1) Half-duplex Full-duplex Frequency
  MR070 MR070* 69 - 85 MHz
  MR160 MR160 135 - 175 MHz
  MR300 MR300* 290 - 350 MHz
  MR400 MR400* 350 - 470 MHz
Tuning range 3.2 MHz 
Channel spacing 3) 12,5 / 25 / 200 kH
Frequency stability +/- 1.0 ppm
Modulation 4CPFSK / 12,5 and 25 kHz; 2CPFSK / 200 kHz
Data rate 10.84 kbps / 12.5 kHz 
21.68 kbps / 25 kHz
132.0 kbps / 200 kHz
Carrier output power 1) 3) 0.1 W - 5 W; 0.1 W - 25 W
Sensitivity for BER 10e-6 -110 dBm / 10.84 kbps / 12.5 kHz
-105 dBm / 21.68 kbps / 25 kHz
-100 dBm / 132.0 kbps / 200 kHz
Electrical
Primary power 13.8 V (10.8 - 15.6 V)
Rx 2) 380 mA (Eth +40 mA, I/O +50 mA, GPS +15 mA)
Tx 2) 1.6 A / 1 W; 2.0 A / 5 W; 5.5 A / 25 W
Sleep mode 2.5 mA
Interfaces
5 slots Ethernet
2x RS232, 1x RS232, 1x RS232i, 1x RS422/485i,
GPS,  M-BUS, I/O - 2×DI, 2×DO, 2×AI, 2×AO, 
Enviromental
Temperature -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to +158°F)
Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Mechanical
Casing Rugged die-cast aluminium
Dimensions 208 W x 108 D x 63 H mm (8.19 x 4.25 x 2.48 in)
Weight 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs)
SW
User protocols on COM More than 70 protocols  - Modbus, IEC101, DNP3,Comli, DF1, Profibus
User protocols on Ethernet Modbus TCP, IEC104…
Multi master applications Yes
Report by exception Yes
Collision Avoidance Capability Yes
Repeaters Store-and-forward; Every unit; Unlimited number
Diagnostic and Management
Radio link testing RSS, DQ, Homogenity
Statistic Rx/Tx packets on User interfaces and for User data and Radio protocol (Repeats, etc.) on Radio channel
Network management RANEC software
Approvals
Radio parameters CE, FCC part 90, RSS119
Use in automotive environments ECE Regulation 010.00
Vibrations EN 61 373

1) Please contact us to check availability of specific types and frequencies. Types marked * can be manufactured individually when ordered in significant volumes.

2) Values depend on frequency and modem type.

3) HW option


MR400 - Radio Modem