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Where can I locate Legacy drivers?
Category: Miscellaneous, Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Troubleshooting
Please visit the following page ftp://digiftp.digi.com/support_archive
Using Digi XTend, XStream, XCite, XBee radio modems for internet access
Category: Miscellaneous
The Digi XTend, XStream, XCite, XBee radio modems specialize in long range, low data rate, serial data. Our radio modems are used in point-to-point and point-to-multipoint industrial networks to transfer serial data at rates of up to 115200 bits per ...
Material used for PKG stickers (labels)
Category: Hardware
The sticker applied to the top of the PKG radio modem products from MaxStream is printed by http://www.Anagraphica.com in Salt Lake City. The material used is 10 mil polished velvet poly carbonate - otherwise known as Lexan.
Functions of the Digi ethernet radio
Category: Hardware, Installation
Digi offers two types of Ethernet radios for different applications. The two types of Ethernet radios are the PKG-E and the XPress Ethernet Bridge. The Digi Ethernet modem PKG-E (PKGE) can be used to access a network of Digi R...
Modems approved for use in Australia
Category: Hardware
Our X24-___ and XTH9-___ modems are approved for license-free use in Australia.
Maximizing range
Category: Installation, Hardware
This document introduces the basics of a wireless communications system and explains how to maximize range when commissioning a system. It explains how to install radios, antennas and cables in a way to maximize the reliability of communication. ...
Is RSSI the best indication of link quality?
Category: Miscellaneous
One thing to keep in mind is that the RSSI is only an indication of the RF energy detected at the antenna port. The power level reported could be artificially high because it may include energy from background noise and interference as well as the...
The chipping rate of Digi spread spectrum modules
Category: Miscellaneous
Chipping rates are related to the amount of bandwidth taken up by Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum radios. Most Digi radios use Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum to communicate. Frequency channels ranging between 25 and 50 independen...
Antenna and cable impedance
Category: Hardware, Installation
Digi RF products are engineered to drive a 50 ohm load. All RF cables or antennas attached to the antenna connector should provide a 50 ohm match. Ensure that the cable being used is rated for the frequency of the module you are using, we recommen...
Use of content from Digi manuals
Category: Miscellaneous
Content from Digi manuals may be used by our OEM customers in their own documentation subject to the following conditions: Clearly state: "Parts of this manual are used by permission of Digi, Inc." Submit a copy of the...
Minimum seperation distance between antennas and nearby persons
Category: Installation, Hardware
Digi RF products are FCC approved for use in fixed base station and mobile applications. As long as the antenna is mounted at least 20cm (8in) from nearby persons, the application is considered a mobile application. If the antenna will be mounted clo...
XPress Ethernet Bridge (XEB) Power Consumption
Category: Hardware, Installation
XEB09-C (Indoor) The XEB09-C has a linear regulator inside that supplies power to the circuitry. The normal recommended input voltage is 4.5-9.0 VDC only. To use voltages outside the recommendation depends upon the temperature. 4.5 - 9 VDC for -40 t...
Which Radio Does Digi Recommend for Wireless Video Applications?
Category: Installation
The XPress Ethernet Bridge (XEB) is well-suited for video applications that require longer range distance (1000ft non-line of sight) using medium or low video resolution and medium or low frame rates (frames per second). For video applications with h...
Using Port Monitoring Software for Troubleshooting
Category: Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Some integrators who start with a working hard-wired application may find they are not successful when substituting the radios for the wired connection. The best troubleshooting approach is to isolate the problem. A good starting point is to ensure t...
Antenna Connection Options
Category: Hardware, Installation
In order to comply with FCC rules and obtain a "modular" certification, it is required that Digi radios utilize a "non-standard" connector. This is to ensure that the radios are used only with approved antennas. Below are the various antenna options ...
802.11g WiFi (2.4GHz) vs. XPress Ethernet Bridge (900MHz)
Category: Installation, Troubleshooting
Speed vs. Range 802.11g''''s primary function is to transfer data at high speeds (54 Mbps over-the-air and 35 Mbps streaming) at a short range (<300 ft indoors). For long distances the 2.4 GHz wave is smaller and does not penetrate obstructions ...
Modbus Protocol
Category: Installation
Modbus is a serial protocol commonly used in industrial automation applications. MaxStream XTend radio modems support Modbus-ASCII and Modbus-RTU with no special configuration. In fact, the radio modems are designed to be transparent (the application...
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) using Digi radios
Category: Installation
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) communication can be used to transmit voice conversations over a data network using Internet Protocol. VoIP operates by sending voice information in digital form in packets, rather than in t...
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
Category: Miscellaneous
RF Products as of 1 June, 2013 The wireless devices identified in this certificate are in compliance with the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU on the restricted use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS Directive / RoHS II Directive). Based o...
Does Digi provide sample code for accessing the radio's UART?
Category: Miscellaneous
No, we do not. All Digi radios are designed to operate transparently with existing products. The application or device simply needs to be able to read and write to the UART or COM/serial port. If you are not sure ho...
The AT Command Set
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous
The AT command set, also known as the Hayes command set, was originally developed for use with the Hayes modems in the 1980s. Many modern dialup modems are still based around this standard. The term AT command comes from the use of the ASCII characte...
Example application using the XPress Ethernet multipoint bridge
Category: Installation, Miscellaneous
An industrial automation company uses Digi's Multipoint XPress Ethernet Bridges (XEBs) for SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition). Rockwell Automation's market-standard Allen-Bradley Ethernet PLCs are connected to data/control points in a...
How to find out the date code and manufacturing location information of Digi Products.
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Miscellaneous
Depending on the location the units are built effects the orientation, linked below is the date code from USA or Thailand.  The date code is 4 digits, 2 digit year and 2 digit week (YYWW) so in these examples the 26th week of 2012. Thailand M...
Recovery procedure for Digi RF products
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Troubleshooting
This article is an all-inclusive guide for recovering a Digi RF product that is in an unresponsive state. Please click on the type of radio you are experiencing problems with to go to the appropriate section: • General troubleshooting...
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