June 14 2013 – Bluffdale, Utah – Tycon Wireless® announces the release of the SolarBase family of solar powered off-grid base stations in 2.4GHz and 5GHz Models. Speeds up to 25Mbps are supported. Using a customer supplied external antenna the useful range can be extended up to 20 miles.
“We are very excited to release this new green energy product which we believe is the first of its kind in the marketplace.” said Scott Parsons, CEO. “The SolarBase allows customers to setup a wireless base station anywhere, without the need for a connection to grid power. Customers can now save many thousands of dollars in installation costs or allow them to install a base station or repeater where it was not possible before the introduction of the SolarBase.”
The SolarBase offers a 2.4GHz 802.11bg or 5GHz 802.11a model, both with 250mW transmit power. With its 19Ah Lithium battery, the systems provide more than 24 hours extra battery capacity to keep the system running even during complete blackout conditions. A Triband antenna is included for setup, demo or for short distances up to ½ mile. For longer distances a customer can connect an external 50 Ohm antenna to the N Female Bulkhead Connector and get distances up to 20 miles.
The system comes complete with Weatherproof Die Cast Aluminum Enclosure, 19Ah Lithium LiFePO4 Battery, Solar/POE Battery Charge Controller, 60W Solar Panel, Solar Panel Mount, TriBand Antenna and all cables required for installation to a pole or wall.
Warranty is 2 years and expected battery life is over 5 years.
* MSRP Starting at $799
Tycon Wireless® designs and manufactures both short and long range high speed wireless communications products.
The company's outdoor WLAN products are standards based to insure interoperability. In addition to a line of standard 802.11 products, Tycon Wireless® also develops customized wireless products to meet specific OEM customer requirements. Headquartered in Bluffdale, Utah, Tycon Wireless® has representatives worldwide.
For more information on Tycon Wireless®, please contact us at 801-432-0003 or visit the Web site at http://tyconsystems.com/index.php/products/tycon-wireless
Phone: +1 801 432-0003
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