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MICROSENS Press Release June 2017 – Robust 25-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch approved for railway and power distribution s

Hamm, 31 May 2017 – The tried and tested Profi Line rack switch from MICROSENS is now also available with special approvals for use in railway technology and power distribution systems. The robust switch in 19″ design offers a total of 25 Gigabit Ethernet ports of which eight can be expanded to fiber optic connections as combo ports with SFP modules. A total of 16 copper ports offer PoE/PoE+ with which the terminal devices connected can also be supplied with electricity in a particularly economical way via the data line. Extreme environmental conditions prevail in railway operation. The new Profi Line rack switch from MICROSENS with railway approval is especially resistant against vibration, shock and climatic fluctuation. It works safely and reliably, even under extreme temperatures. At the same time, it is insensitive to power supply fluctuations and its enormous electromagnetic immunity means it is optimally protected against EMC influences. These special features also make it the first choice in power distribution systems (power substations). The high immunity of the new Profi Line rack switch towards electromagnetic fields and overvoltages, from lightning strikes in the vicinity no less, ensures that communication in power substations also works smoothly under the most adverse conditions. The fanless switch can be operated in the temperature range -40 to +75°C and with DC voltage between 24 and 57 VDC. Despite its compact package size...

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Zyxel launches premium LTE indoor gateway at 5G World

Zyxel launches premium LTE indoor gateway at 5G World  June 7th, 2017 – Hsinchu, Taiwan – At this year’s 5G World in London, Zyxel will launch its new LTE indoor gateway LTE5366 – a powerful wireless router that matches Wi-Fi performance with fast LTE speeds. Combining LTE category 6 compliance with the latest MU-MIMO 802.11ac technology, the LTE5366 boosts indoor connectivity by delivering download speeds of up to 300Mbps and data rates twice that of category 4. With built-in wave 2 802.11ac wireless, the gateway provides much higher speeds and better coverage to match the LTE experience – ideal for venues that have intensive concurrent users. The LTE5366 is compatible with LTE, DC-HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS and EDGE/GPRS/GSM, allowing users to connect to a variety of mobile broadband services all over the world. Users can enjoy Triple-Play services, IPTV, VoLTE and high-fidelity music at home or in the office using LTE/3G. “The single biggest customer support enquiry received by service providers continues to relate to Wi-Fi performance, costing them considerable time and money on support calls,” said James Harris, Product Director at Zyxel. “We’re bringing the latest innovations in wireless to the market, such as 11ac Wave 2 technology, to help them provide the very best Wi-Fi experiences for their customers. “Product design is also of growing importance to users as they want smaller, more discreet devices in the home. The LTE5366,...

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