B+B SmartWorx SmartFlex Cellular Routers

Product Announcement from Digi-Key Electronics

There is a growing need for internet connectivity through cellular bands and the needs for wide area networks with numerous applications become more frequent. B+B SmartWorx offers the SmartFlex cellular router series in order to offer the ability for customers to customize exactly how they would like to utilize a cellular network to provide secure internet connectivity for devices and LANs. These SmartFlex routers are designed for use in tough environments, with specifications including temperature ranges from 40°C to 75°C (-20°C to 60°C LTE450 module). A Cortex® A7 CPU at 1 GHz, along with 256 MB Flash memory, 512 MB RAM, and 128 kB M-RAM provide the intelligence and memory to provide full support for LTE applications. Along with these factors, the routers come with a number of different configuration options so that customers can utilize whatever wired connections necessary for their application.

  • Aggregate data from multiple devices: serial, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, I/O
  • Standard ports include two Ethernet, one I/0 port, one USB port, two SIM slots, and one microSD card holder
  • Optional ports include additional Ethernet ports and RS-232/422/485 serial ports with isolation
  • The router may have up to five Ethernet ports (two router, three Ethernet switch)
  • Optional, industrial grade Wi-Fi is available
  • GPS and GLONASS support
  • Plastic or metal enclosure
  • PoE models available
  • Install user modules for specific applications or create a personal one
  • Switch between cellular carriers at a moment’s notice
  • Connect Modbus equipment
  • Emergency systems
  • Environmental monitoring
  • POS terminals
  • PLC monitoring
  • Meters
  • Traffic control
  • Security control
  • Kiosks