SCALANCE W780 and SCALANCE W740

IWLAN Access Points and Client Modules for indoors, outdoors, and harsh environments

Wherever high-performance and reliable data transmission is required in particularly demanding areas, the SCALANCE W780 Access Points and SCALANCE W740 Client Modules represent the optimum solution. They enable data transmission over IWLAN with up to 450 Mbit/s in accordance with the IEEE 802.11n standard. No matter whether the degree of protection is IP30 for the use in control cabinets, or IP65 for cabinet-free installation and the use outdoors in harsh environmental conditions. You benefit from more performance and additional functions specifically for the industry!

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SCALANCE W780 Access Points

High-performance SCALANCE W780 Access Points for indoors, outdoors, and harsh environments

Large bandwidth, real-time communication or Safety over IWLAN: The SCALANCE W780 Access Points enable data rates of up to 450 Mbit/s in accordance with the IEEE 802.11n standard. The Access Points can also be configured as client.

SCALANCE W740 Client Modules

SCALANCE W730 Client Modules for solutions inside and outside the control cabinet

Use real-time communication wherever reliable data transmission is required – and that wirelessly: The SCALANCE W740 Client Modules with data rates of up to 450 Mbit/s in accordance with IEEE 802.11n are the solution for demanding applications.

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SCALANCE W780 Access Points and SCALANCE W740 Client Modules at a glance

The SCALANCE W780 Access Points and SCALANCE W740 Client Modules with data rates of up to 450 Mbit/s are the ideal answer for all applications requiring a versatile, intelligent, and high-performance IWLAN solution.

Product details and application example

There are many applications where high-performance and reliable IWLAN communication is essential: along rail tracks, in amusement parks, or even in applications with emergency stop function. This is where the SCALANCE W780 Access Points and SCALANCE W740 Client Modules are at home. They can be installed indoors, outdoors, and in harsh environments thanks to different variants. When combined with iFeatures functionalities, new application possibilities open up, such as real-time communication via PROFINET with PROFIsafe or redundancy via WLAN.

SCALANCE W780 Access Points for indoors, outdoors and in harsh environments

With SCALANCE W780, you will find the right IWLAN Access Point for every challenging application. In addition, you can enable special industrial functions via the KEY-PLUG W780. Among other things, devices then support secure wireless communication via PROFINET with PROFIsafe at up to 450 Mbit/s, and seamless redundancy with iPRP. All Access Points are also configurable as client.

 
SCALANCE W786 RJ45
SCALANCE W786 SFP
SCALANCE W788 RJ45
SCALANCE W788 M12
SCALANCE W788-2 M12 EEC
Usage
outdoors
outdoors
control cabinet
inside and outside the control cabinet
extended environmental conditions, e.g. traffic and transportation systems
Wireless interfaces
1 to 2 independent radios (2.4 and/or 5 GHz)
2 independent radios (2.4 and/or 5 GHz)
1 to 2 independent radios (2.4 and/or 5 GHz)
1 to 2 independent radios (2.4 and/or 5 GHz)
2 independent radios (2.4 and/or 5 GHz)
Temperature range
-40 to +60°C
-40 to +60°C
-20 to +60°C
-20 to +60°C
-20 to +60°C
Protection class
IP65
IP65
IP30
IP65
IP65
LAN interfaces (Power-over-Ethernet)
1x RJ45 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
2x SFP for 1000 Mbit/s
1x RJ45 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
1x M12 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
1x M12 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
Antenna connections
Depending on version: 3x R-SMA, 2x 3 R-SMA, 2x 3 internal
2x 3 R-SMA
Depending on version: 3x R-SMA, 2x 3 R-SMA
Depending on version: 3x N-Connect, 2x 3 N-Connect
2x 3 N-Connect
Mounting
Wall mounting; via accessories: S7-300 mounting rail, 35 mm DIN rail, mast mounting
Wall mounting; via accessories: S7-300 mounting rail, 35 mm DIN rail, mast mounting
S7-300/S7-1500 mounting rail, wall mounting; via accessories: 35 mm DIN rail
S7-300/S7-1500 mounting rail, wall mounting; via accessories: 35 mm DIN rail
S7-300/S7-1500 mounting rail, wall mounting; via accessories: 35 mm DIN rail
PLUG functions
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs for iFeatures & Security
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs for iFeatures & Security
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs for iFeatures & Security
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs for iFeatures & Security
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs for iFeatures & Security
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SCALANCE W788 M12 EEC Access Points

Thanks to conformal-coated circuit boards and relevant approvals, the SCALANCE W788-2 M12 EEC Access Points meet the requirements for traffic and transportation systems (EN 50121-4, EN 50155, EN 45545-2, NEMA TS2). For rail tracks and other applications with mobile participants, the industrial Parallel Redundancy Protocol (iPRP) iFeature ensures seamless redundancy and maximum availability of the radio connection. Wireless real-time data transmission via PROFINET in turn is made possible thanks to the industrial Point Coordination Function (iPCF).

Antennas and accessories

Complete your SCALANCE W products with our wide range of antenna types featuring different radiation characteristics. Of course, you will also find other accessories that are optimally matched to the SCALANCE products, such as cabling technology and mounting accessories – including cables, lightning protection elements, and plug-in connectors.

 

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WLAN from the control cabinet

The SCALANCE W760 Access Points and SCALANCE W720 Client Modules save space in the control cabinet thanks to their practical SIMATIC design. Automation components can thus be easily and cost-effectively integrated in an Industrial WLAN – with data rates of up to 150 Mbit/s.

 

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Wireless connected – inside and outside the control cabinet

The SCALANCE W770 Access Points and SCALANCE W730 Client Modules wirelessly communicate with data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s between controller and distributed I/O such as SIMATIC ET 200MP.

 

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PLUGs

Device replacement made simple without specialist knowledge: The C-PLUG, KEY-PLUG or SCALANCE CLP removable data storage media are used to back up configuration and project data of your SCALANCE devices. Remove PLUG, install replacement device, insert PLUG ­– the new device is ready for use. KEY-PLUGs contain all functions of the C-PLUG and, in addition, enable specific functions such as iFeatures in SCALANCE devices.

 

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IWLAN RCoax Cable

The specialist for demanding radio environments: The RCoax radiating cable enables reliable wireless connections along defined transmission paths in cranes, elevators, rail-guided vehicles, and similar applications. The IWLAN RCoax Cable is simply connected as an external antenna to SCALANCE W Access Points.

 

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SCALANCE W740 Client Modules for inside and outside the control cabinet

In various applications such as trains, amusement parks or Automated Guided Vehicles, the SCALANCE W740 Client Modules ensure a high-performance, reliable radio connection – depending on the version, installed in the control cabinet or indoors in production facilities.

 
SCALANCE W748-1 RJ45
SCALANCE W748-1 M12
Usage
control cabinet
inside and outside the control cabinet
Temperature range
-20 to +60°C
-20 to +60°C
Protection class
IP30
IP65
LAN interfaces (Power-over-Ethernet)
1x RJ45 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
1x M12 (PoE) for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
Antenna connections
3x R-SMA
3x N-Connect
Mounting
S7-300/S7-1500 mounting rail, wall mounting; via accessories: 35 mm DIN rail
S7-300/S7-1500 mounting rail, wall mounting; via accessories: 35 mm DIN rail
PLUG functions
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs für iFeatures
C-PLUG, KEY-PLUGs für iFeatures
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Antennas and accessories

Complete your SCALANCE W products with our wide range of antenna types featuring different radiation characteristics. Of course, you will also find other accessories that are optimally matched to the SCALANCE products, such as cabling technology and mounting accessories – including cables, lightning protection elements, and plug-in connectors.

 

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WLAN from the control cabinet

The SCALANCE W760 Access Points and SCALANCE W720 Client Modules save space in the control cabinet thanks to their practical SIMATIC design. Automation components can thus be easily and cost-effectively integrated in an Industrial WLAN – with data rates of up to 150 Mbit/s.

 

Learn more

Wireless connected – inside and outside the control cabinet

The SCALANCE W770 Access Points and SCALANCE W730 Client Modules wirelessly communicate with data rates of up to 300 Mbit/s between controller and distributed I/O such as SIMATIC ET 200MP.

 

Learn more

PLUGs

Device replacement made simple without specialist knowledge: The C-PLUG, KEY-PLUG or SCALANCE CLP removable data storage media are used to back up configuration and project data of your SCALANCE devices. Remove PLUG, install replacement device, insert PLUG – the new device is ready for use. KEY-PLUGs contain all functions of the C-PLUG and, in addition, enable specific functions such as iFeatures in SCALANCE devices.

 

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IWLAN RCoax Cable

The specialist for demanding radio environments: The RCoax radiating cable enables reliable wireless connections along defined transmission paths in cranes, elevators, rail-guided vehicles, and similar applications. The IWLAN RCoax Cable is simply connected as an external antenna to SCALANCE W Access Points.

 

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iFeatures – special industrial functions for wireless applications

Not only the hardware, but also the software of the devices has to meet special industrial requirements. That’s why Siemens has developed the so-called iFeatures: These additional functions developed specifically for the industry can be activated as software – also at a later time – on different IWLAN Access Points and Client Modules. By means of PLUGs that are inserted into the devices, the desired additional functions can be conveniently enabled.

IWLAN – the WLAN for challenging industrial applications

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