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Digi Connect® Wi‑SP

Compact, 802.11b Wireless Serial Server with Enterprise-Class Security

  • Serial to 802.11b device server
  • 1 switch selectable RS-232/422/485 serial port
  • Integrated mounting tabs
  • Enterprise-class 802.11i wireless security
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The Digi Connect Wi-SP is the industry's first wireless serial server to provide enterprise-class wireless security through a complete set of strong encryption and authentication services, which are compliant with the WPA2 and 802.11i standards. It combines the benefits of secure wireless networking technology with proven serial port connectivity, making it the ideal choice for retail, warehouse, healthcare and medical applications.

The device server also offers additional unique features such as comprehensive product customization options and intelligent remote management and monitoring through Digi Connectware® Manager device management software.

Built on Digi's NS7520 32-bit NET+ARM microprocessor, the Digi Connect Wi-SP delivers a true plug-and-play device networking solution. It combines the benefits of secure wireless networking technology with proven serial port connectivity, making it the ideal choice for retail, warehouse, healthcare and medical applications.


  • 32-bit NET+ARM high-performance RISC processor (NS7520 55 MHz)
  • 4 MB Flash and 16 MB RAM
  • Switch-selectable RS-232/422/485 interface (DB-9M)
    • Throughput up to 230,400 bps
    • 7/8 data bits
    • 1/1.5/2 stop bits
    • None/even/odd parity
    • Full signal support with software/hardware flow control
  • 802.11b wireless LAN interface
    • Infrastructure (BSS) and Ad-Hoc Mode (IBSS)
  • Flexible 9-30VDC power supply

Software Features

  • Robust on-board TCP/IP stack with built-in web server
  • Universal IP address assignment
    • Static IP, DHCP, Auto-IP
  • Dynamic DNS support (DHCP Option 12)
  • Secure web user interface (HTTP/HTTPS) with context-sensitive online help
  • Pre-defined and custom device profiles
  • Customizable web interface with optional Java applet support
    • File system w/512 kb user space
  • Telnet command line interface
  • Modem emulation and port logging
  • Serial configuration interface
    • Command line, XML Remote Command Interface (RCI)
  • User-defined network service/port configuration
    • HTTP/HTTPS, Telnet, Rlogin, Advanced Digi Discovery Protocol (ADDP), SNMP, RealPort, SSL/TLS, TCP/UDP
  • TCP/UDP forwarding characteristics
    • Bytes, idle time, data pattern
  • User-configurable TCP/UDP Socket ID
  • Data pattern event notification via email/SNMP traps
  • Intelligent SNMP device management
  • Strong SSL/TLS based encryption
    • DES (56-bit), 3DES (168-bit), AES (128/256-bit)
  • Patented RealPort COM/TTY port redirection for Microsoft Windows®, UNIX and Linux


  • Power
  • Network link
  • Activity

Wireless Security

  • WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
    • 64/128-bit encryption (RC4)
  • WPA/WPA2/802.11i
    • 128-bit TKIP/CCMP encryption
    • 802.1X EAP authentication
      • Dynamic WEP, LEAP (WEP only), PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS
    • Enterprise and Pre-Shared Key (PSK) mode

Wireless Interface

  • Standard: IEEE 802.11b
  • Frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • Data rate: Up to 11 Mbps with automatic fallback
  • Modulation: CCK (11/5 Mbps), DQPSK (2 Mbps), DBPSK (1 Mbps)
  • Transmit power: 16 dBm typical
  • Receive sensitivity: -82 dBm @ 11 Mbps
  • Antenna connector: 1 x RP-SMA


  • Storage temperature: -40º C to +90º C (-40º F to +194º F)
  • Operating temperature: -20º C to +65º C (-4º F to +149º F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude: 12,000 feet (3658 meters)

Regulatory Approvals

  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B
  • ICES-003
  • EN55022:1998, Class B
  • EN301 489-3:2002, Class B
  • FCC Part 15, Subpart C, Class B
  • Canada RSS 210 (Wireless)
  • AS/NZS CISPR 22:2002, Class B
  • VCCI V.3/2001.04, Class B
  • EN 300 328 V1.4.1 2003-04
  • EN55024
  • EN 301 489-3 V.1 4.1:2002
  • IEC/EN 60950-1 (2001)
  • UL/CUL 60950-1

Power Requirements

  • 9-30VDC @ 450 mA


  • Digi Connect Wi-SP
    • Length: 4.188 in (10.64 cm)
    • Width: 1.680 in (4.267 cm)
    • Depth: 0.999 in (2.537cm)

Line Art

  • Digi Connect Wi-SP - Front
  • Digi Connect Wi-SP - Back







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