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NM50 - IOT & Gateway Computer or WLAN Access Point
 

Rugged Embedded Railway & Automotive Network Box

The NM50 is a fanless and maintenance-free mobile wireless access point with IP 30 protection designed for use in rolling stock and automotive applications and harsh environmental conditions.

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  • NM50 Product ImageNM50 Mobile gateway & WLAN access point
  • NM50 Product ImageNM50 Mobile gateway & WLAN access point
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Main Features

  • NXP PowerPC QorIQ P1013, 800 MHz
  • Fanless and maintenance-free design
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports on M12 connectors
  • 1 USB 2.0 Type A port, 1 USB 2.0 Type B port
  • Up to 6 antennas on RP-TNC connectors
  • Wireless LAN according to IEEE802.11b/g/n
  • Aluminum housing with IP30 protection
  • -40°C to +85°C operating temperature
  • Dual RF, simultaneous 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band support
  • Ultra wide range power supply input, with interruption class S2
  • Electrically isolated
  • Compliant to EN 50155 (railways)
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Technical Data

CPU
NXP QorIQ P1013
  • One high-performance Power Architecture e500v2 core
  • 800 MHz processor core frequency
Memory
  • 32 KB L1 instruction cache
  • 32 KB L1 data cache
  • 256 KB L2 cache/SRAM
  • 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
  • 32 MB NOR Flash
Mass Storage
Via USB 2.0 host port at the front (Model: 09NM50-01)
Protocols and Functionality
  • Management I/F
    • Integrated FW WEB/browser based setup and maintenance
    • Local interface
    • Firmware update from USB and Ethernet
  • Firewall
    • NAT (Network Adress Translation)
    • iptables
    • SSID show/hide
    • MAC/IP/port filtering
  • Security
    • WEP 64 and 128 bit
    • WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
  • General Protocols
    • Proxy ARP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, IP, ICMP, SNTP, TCP, UDP, RADIUS, SNMP, PPPoE, DHCP
  • AP Protocols
    • ARP, BOOTP, DHCP, STP/RSTP (IEEE 802.1D/w)
  • Routing
    • Optional feature when Cellular upstream option is selected
    • Static and dynamic routing, IPv46 IPv6, TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, STP, RSTP, MSTP, RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng
  • Remote monitoring and maintenance via Ethernet and WLAN
  • Local monitoring and maintenance via USB device port (Model: 09NM50-01)
  • Software initiated restart
  • Watchdog
Connectivity
  • USB host at front for mass storage (Model: 09NM50-01)
  • USB device for maintenance (Model: 09NM50-01)
  • WiFi Network
    • Up to two WiFi 802.11b/g/n modems (optional)
    • 2x2 MIMO supported
    • Optional antenna diversity for each radio
    • Maximum data rate 300 Mbit/s (n); 54 Mbit/s (g), 11 Mbit/s (b)
    • Both 2.4GHz and 5GHz supported (depending on configuration)
    • Unlimited parallel users; Bandwidth-limited to 60 per WiFi RF interface
  • Cellular Network (on request)
    • 3.5G/4G modem
Discrete I/O (Model: 09NM50-01)
  • Opto-isolated output (open collector) user programmable status output
    • Reports device status to external devices
    • Freely programmable via Web browers or console I/F
    • Report sevice error signal/flag to host option
  • Opto-isolated output user programmable input
    • Freely programmable via Web browers or console I/F
    • Report external device status to Access Point option
    • Report 'engine off' in bus applicaion option
  • One dedicated W_Disable input
    • Active low signal to disable RF operation
    • Direct disable of radio operation on either WLAN or cellular cards
  • Discrete input levels
    • Input current for high: >5 mA
    • Input current for low: <1 mA
    • Input switching level: 40..±5%
  • Independent input reference voltage range 0..154 V
  • Optocoupler shutter control option
  • Only available on the NM50 version with full configuration
Front Interfaces
  • One USB 2.0 Type A, host port (Model: 09NM50-01)
    • Type A connector at front panel
    • Firmware and configuration update support
  • One USB 2.0 Type B, device port (Model: 09NM50-01)
    • Type B connector at front panel
    • Console-mode maintenance support
  • Ethernet 1
    • 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
    • M12 8-pin A-coded connector
    • Two LEDs to signal LAN link and activity status
  • Ethernet 2 (Model: 09NM50-01)
    • 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
    • M12 8-pin A-coded connector
    • Two LEDs to signal LAN link and activity status
  • Antenna
    • Two Type RP-TNC antenna connectors (Model: 09NM50-00)
    • Four Type RP-TNC antenna connectors (Model: 09NM50-01)
  • Discrete I/O (Model: 09NM50-01)
    • 6-pin double row connector, 3.5 mm
  • LEDs
    • Power status
    • Fault LED: Indicates error codes from the board controller
    • Ethernet link and activity status
    • User LEDs for WLAN activity
  • Power Input
    • RM3.5 3-pol plug-in connector
In-System Interfaces
  • One PCI Express Mini Card slot with one WLAN radio PCI Express Mini Card installed (09NM50-00)
  • Two PCI Express Mini Card slots with two WLAN radio PCI Express Mini Cards installed (09NM50-01)
  • One SIM card slot on PCI Express Mini Card slot 2 (09NM50-01)
Electrical Specifications
  • Primary power supply
    • 14.4 to 154 VDC, nominal voltages 24, 36, 48, 72, 96 and 110 VDC according to EN50155
  • Power consumption: Less than 15 W (09NM50-00)
  • Power interruption class S2 (10 ms)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: Height 44 mm x Width 125 mm x Length 220 mm
  • Weight: approx. 1.5 kg (depending on configuration)
  • Mounting
    • Wall mount or top mount
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40 to 70°C, with up to 85°C for 10 minutes according to class Tx (EN 50155)
    • Natural convection, fanless operation
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms (EN 61373)
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 61373)
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 61373)
  • Conformal coating of internal components
MTBF
70 000 h
Safety
  • Flammability (PCBs)
    • UL 94 V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 60950-1, class I equipment
Software Support
OpenWrt Firmware

Ordering Information

Standard NM50 Models
09NM50-00

14.4 to 154 VDC, 1 WLAN radio, 2 antenna connectors, 1 M12 A-coded Gb LAN, EN 50155 class TX compliant, -40°C to +70°C screened, conformal coating

09NM50-01

14.4 to 154 VDC, 2 WLAN radio + 1 SIM card slot, 4 antenna connectors, 2 M12 A-coded Gb LAN, 1 USB host, 1 USB client, 2 discrete inputs, 1 isolated output, EN 50155 class TX compliant, -40°C to +70°C screened, conformal coating

Software

Firmware/BIOS
10NM50-90

OpenWRT Linux Image for NM50

Documentation

NM50 Data Sheet
NM50 User Manual
Compare Chart: Switch, Router, Gateway & WAP Devices
Rugged Ethernet Switches FAQs

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