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Market Leadership

Connectivity is a key to maximizing productivity and machine utilization in todays's factories. SIlex Technology provides solutions to network factory automation equipment and is an established market leader. Our proven success and our wireless expertise resulted in collaboration with Murata Machinery. In 2011, Murata Machinery acquired Silex Technology and established us as a wholly-owned subsidary to increase our focus in this growing vertical market.

Highest Reliability 

Silex Technology understands the challenges of factory connectivity including including noise, channel sharing and interference, and security concerns. As an exclusive Qualcomm Atheros Authorized Design Center, we provide leading wireless technology with support that is unmatched anywhere in the world.

Superior device connectivity

Silex Technology provides external device connectivity solutions that enable Wi-Fi connectivity to USB, serial or Ethernet devices. And, customers get these benefits without having to upgrade or replace existing factory equipment.

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  Maximize Productivity by Automation

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ADD Reliable Wireless Technology 

Hardware

Silex Technology USB device servers allow users to connect virtually any USB device to a wired or wireless network using USB over IP technology. Serial device servers provide the ability to also connect, monitor, share, access, and control any RS-232 or UART-compatible serial device on a wired or wireless network. And, Silex Technology Ethernet bridges allow any Ethernet-enabled device to join a secure wireless network.

Software

Silex Technology software emulates a serial or USB device, eliminating the need for a device manufacturer to re-write any software applications. And our Ethernet bridges are software transparent so you don’t have to change and of the drivers or management utilities that you normally use.

support

Silex Technology wireless experts create a reliable and secure network connectivity solution for customers, with support that spans initial installation through a two-year warranty period.

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BOOST Factory Efficiency

Quickly add connectivity options

At Silex Technology, we work with leading factory automation manufacturers to create reliable networking solutions (or products) that enhance existing devices. Device manufacturers can seamlessly add wireless and network capabilities with Silex Technology’s external networking solutions, ultimately meeting customer requirements and getting products to market quickly.

custom OEM solutions

End users can request new features that Silex Technology helps implement, creating a constant feedback and improvement loop for customers. Device manufacturers use Silex Technology’s connectivity solutions to develop private label external solutions or modules that can be integrated with an existing device.

Wireless for any factory automation application

Our technical team of wireless experts will support you in various factory automation applications, including:

  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machines
  • Robots
  • Forklifts and pallet trucks
  • Many others

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USB CONNECTIVITY

  • SX-DS-4000U2: High-performance 10/100/1000 gigabit USB 2.0 device server
  • SX-DS-3000WAN: Dual-band 802.11n wireless + gigabit Ethernet USB device server
  • SX-3000GB: 10/100/1000 gigabit USB 2.0 device serve

SERIAL CONNECTIVITY

  • SX-500: 10/100 or 10/100 + 802.11g external serial device server
  • SX-520: 10/100 external serial device server

ETHERNET BRIDGE

Embedded WIRELESS

  • SX-580: Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n module
  • SX-570: Single-band 802.11 b/g/n module
  • SX-SDMAN: Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0+HS/4.0+LE SDIO combination module
  • SX-SDMGN: Single-band 802.11b/g/n SDIO module
  • SX-PCEAN+: 802.11a/b/g/n Mini-PCI Express Wireless Module
  • SX-PCEGN+: 802.11b/g/n Mini-PCI Express Wireless Module 

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Easily Connect and Share Devices on a Network

Device

SX-BR-4600WAN

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