MDS – SD Series SD1, SD2, SD4 & SD9

The MDS™ SD Series are industrial wireless solutions that provide long distance communications over licensed radio bands, allowing users to interface to both Ethernet and serial devices such PLCs, RTUs and meters with host monitoring and control systems.

Product Description

The SD Series is the latest generation of MDS licensed narrowband wireless devices providing exceptional communication performance and reliability to meet demands for IP/Ethernet services as well as support for multiple devices and host systems. The SD is compatible with previous generations allowing for a smooth and controlled migration for existing systems. The SD Series radios are compatible with the MDS Master Station.

Key Benefits
• High speed, up to 65 Kbps in 50 KHz channel in SD2 and SD9
• Operate IP/Ethernet and serial communication on a single network
• Connect multiple host systems to a single Access Point radio
• Connect multiple devices to a single remote radio
• Implement push communication and report by exception from remote devices
• Simple, intuitive web based configuration and maintenance
• Easy migration path from serial to IP/Ethernet
• Backward compatible with existing MDS x710 networks
• Compatible with MDS Master Station

Industrially Hardened
• Operational temperature range from –40°C to 70°C
• CSA Class I, Div. 2 groups A,B,C,D for Hazardous Locations
• IEEE1613*, IEC 61850-3 and EN61000 for electric substation environments

Application Flexibility
• Supports two serial ports and an IP/Ethernet port simultaneously
• Broad coverage flexibility over distances up to 50 miles
• Extend Communication paths using single radio Store and Forward
• Supports Ethernet Bridging, IP to serial and serial to serial communications
• Low power consumption with sleep mode for solar and battery powered applications
• Fast-serial features with embedded terminal server functions for serial to IP/ Ethernet encapsulation