The AirLink® RV50 is the industry’s lowest power and most rugged LTE gateway. Simple to install and easy to manage, the RV50 industrial gateway is designed to connect critical assets and infrastructure. Ideal for industrial-Grade applications in energy, utilities, and smart-city infrastructure, the RV50 provides real-time remote connectivity for SCADA, distribution management systems and metering. With the lowest power consumption available on the market, the RV50 dramatically reduces infrastructure costs when running on battery or solar power, and provides programmability to enable edge computing applications, using the ALEOS Application Framework (AAF).
The AirLink® RV50X adds LTE Advanced capabilities, supporting an extensive range of LTE bands worldwide, including Band 28 and Band 12, and delivering up to 300 Mbps downlink speeds.
Designed to withstand harsh industrial conditions, is the RV50 is capable of surviving 5 V brownouts and spikes from -600 VDC to 200 VDC. Certified as Class I Div 2, it is ideal for hazardous environments. The die-cast aluminum housing is sealed to meet IP64 for resistance to dust and water ingress.
The RV50 is tested to meet and exceed the MIL-STD-810G specification for shock, vibration, temperature, and humidity. The built-in power Supply protection makes it suitable for harsh electrical environments such as compressors, generators, and excavators.
The RV50 offers best-in-class power consumption combined with LTE performance and is optimized for battery and solar applications. It is the industry’s only LTE gateway with 2G power consumption, operating at 900 mW in idle mode. For 2G and 3G deployments migrating to LTE, the RV50 will work with existing power infrastructure, eliminating the need to invest in replacement solar panels or batteries. Standby Mode provides additional protection for batteries by dropping power consumption to 53 mW and can be triggered by timers, low voltage detection or I/O.
Ideal for global deployments, the RV50X provides worldwide LTE coverage with just two product variants; one for North America and EMEA, and one for Asia-Pacific.
With support for network operator switching—automatic configuration of the radio, based on the SIM—the RV50 provides versatility and simplicity when changing between network operators at any time.
"We've deployed the Raven X in many of our customer sites, including 70% of US Investor Owned Utilities (IOUs), and a number of co-operative and private power utilities. We tested the new Raven RV50 as a replacement for the Raven X, and found that it works flawlessly with our electrical Phase Trakker device we didn't need to make any modifications to our software, originally designed to support the Raven X," says Neil Hurst, Engineering Manager, Products of EDM International, Inc.
We are very pleased with this new product, in particular, it"s very fast boot-up time, and low power consumption of under 1 Watt in idle mode. We"ve also found that the Raven RV50"s Advanced Power Management feature extended our battery life by approximately 35%.Based on the Raven RV50"s seamless ease of the integration and high performance, we plan to use the RV50 in place of existing Raven X applications going forward.
‚Ä¢We specialize in providing monitoring solutions using advanced cloud-based SCADA software, and we currently have devices in all major oil and gas fields in North America. We tested the Raven RV50 to provide LTE, lower power connectivity for SCADALynx, and we were impressed by how quickly the Raven RV50 integrated with our software, says Ryan McDonald, CIO of eLynx Technologies.
We"re also really excited about the network operator
switching capability of the Raven RV50it provides a new level of
flexibility for our inventory and provisioning processes
and, because of its low power consumption, many of our customers
won"t need to upGrade their existing solar panels when moving to a
LTE modem, saving them money.
We plan on standardizing the Raven RV50 as our primary cellular gatewaygiven its highly compatible management platform, performance features and reliability, we feel it is an ideal solution for our customers.