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MDS entraNET
MDS entraNET Extended Range IP/Ethernet

The MDS entraNET™ is an ultra long range, industrial, wireless IP/Ethernet solution, with a high level of cyber-security. It allows the connection of Ethernet and/or serial devices to an IP network. This includes mission-critical, revenue-generating remote devices monitoring and controlling fixed assets such as oil and gas wells, compressor stations, pipelines, fluid storage tanks and utility meters. The entraNET has also been optimized for mobility allowing it to be used in vehicles when applications require mobile network access.


Key Benefits

  • Exceptional range of distances up to 30 miles in 900 MHz band and 15 miles in 2.4 GHz band
  • Combine IP/Ethernet and transparent serial communication on the same network
  • Operate multiple users, multiple applications and multiple protocols on the same network simultaneously
  • Sleep and shutdown modes reduce power load for solar and battery powered applications

Industrially Hardened

  • Operation between –40°C to 70°C
  • CSA Class 1 Division 2 Groups A,B,C,D approved – ANSI/UL equivalent
  • Die-cast aluminum housing

Application Flexibility

  • Robust long range communication for coverage up to 30 miles
  • Low power modes reduce collateral costs for solar panel and battery equipment
  • IP/Ethernet and serial interfaces allow migration of serial devices to IP networks
  • Fast – Up to 106 Kbps data rate over the air
  • Recognizes DNP3 addressing allowing serial and Ethernet devices to communicate in peer-to-peer mode
  • Global unlicensed operation in 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz and 2.4 GHz-ETSI

Reliable & Scalable

  • Designed and built for low failure rates and reduced maintenance costs
  • Protected access point option enhances network availability with redundant radios in a warm-standby configuration


  • RC4 Encryption with dynamic key rotation
  • Approved access point and remote lists
  • Password protected access and lockdown
  • Compatible with off-the-shelf SNMP network management systems