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Capacitor Bank Control, Reclosers and Pole Tilt Monitoring with MultiTech Cellular and LoRa® Technologies

Cellular Communications Energy Program for Distribution Automation

Reliable, secure, cost-effective communications with your remote devices is critical to successful energy management and risk mitigation.  Cellular IoT is rapidly expanding its coverage area and is becoming the standard for secure data communications.

In addition, the MultiConnect rCell 100 Cellular Router will support emerging private LTE broadband cellular initiatives such as AT&T BC 125, FirstNet, and pDV. When you need cellular communication for mission critical distribution automation, you can be certain that MultiTech devices will meet your needs now and well into the future.

 

Benefits of MultiTech Cellular Routers

  • U.S based design and manufacturing in MN
  • Connects to existing infrastructure RTUs
  • Approved by a wide variety of PLC/RTU devices
  • Built-in security to protect critical infrastructure
    • Firewall, IPSec, VPN and certificate management
  • Easy to use and install by lineman
  • Bundled DA router and components
    • 4G/LTE Cat 3 cellular router for US or Europe
    • Power supply including either AC, POE, or DC Class 1/Div 2 compliant
    • LTE antennas
    • Ethernet cable
  • Complimentary cloud-based device management for over-the-air network diagnostics and configuration (DeviceHQ®)
  • Leverage the broad MultiTech family of both embedded and external communication devices to achieve cellular communication for distribution automation

LoRa Communications for Distribution Automation

LoRa devices are ideal for many distribution automation applications including sensor connections, industrial equipment and remote appliances. These low-power, long-range devices allow for secure and reliable bi-directional data communication, using batteries that last for years. Learn more about LoRa energy distribution solutions.
 

MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series

Cellular Routers

The MultiConnect® rCell 100 series of industrial cellular routers supports multiple cellular technologies, is certified by the major carriers, and has a durable design and a long stable lifecycle. In addition, its complimentary remote device management platform lowers the total cost of ownership. 

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MultiConnect® Cell 100 Series

Cellular Modems for IoT

MultiConnect® Cell 100 Series cellular modems (MTC Series) support 4G-LTE (Cat 4, Cat 3 and Cat M1) and 3G technologies, are carrier approved, and fully certified for deployment in multiple geographies around the world. Designed specifically for M2M applications, they provide a long and stable lifecycle. In addition to being durable/reliable, they offer multiple interface options for both fixed and mobile assets.

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MultiTech Conduit®

Programmable Gateway for the Internet of Things

The Conduit® is a quick-to-deploy and simple-to-scale, programmable gateway designed for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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MultiTech xDot®

Secure, Long Range RF Modules

The xDot® is the latest in a series of our LoRa® long range, low power wireless modules. The xDot is our smallest, lowest power solution that offers significantly longer range and improved radio performance compared to traditional wireless solutions—resulting in greater transmission range and reduced capital expense. 

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MultiTech Dragonfly™

Cellular Modem and System-on-Module (SoM)

The Dragonfly™ embedded cellular embedded modems and SoMs are fully certified and MNO approved, ready-to-integrate modules that offer developers the functionality of a programmable computing platform with the convenience of an onboard cellular radio all in one compact design. From a software perspective, Dragonfly is compatible with the Arm® Mbed™ programming platform allowing for rapid prototyping, development and deployment. With its integrated Cortex®-M4 processor, developers can host their application and have access to a full suite of interfaces for connecting sensors or other remote assets.

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