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Moxa showcasing communication solutions for substations at DistribuTECH 2008

Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 14, 2007—Moxa, a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial device networking products, will be presenting solutions for substations at the 2008 DistribuTECH exhibition and conference from January 22 to 24, 2008. DistribuTECH is the leading annual event for transmission and distribution (T&D), which encompasses automation and control systems, IT, T&D engineering, power delivery equipment, and water utility technology. This year's exhibition will be held at the TampaConvention Center in Florida, with Moxa exhibiting at Booth 640.

Moxa offers a complete range of industrial communication solutions designed for the demands and conditions of power automation applications. At DistribuTECH 2008, Moxa's expertise in the field will be on display with tailor-made solutions including IEC 61850-3 rackmount switches, IEC 61850 gateways, and industrial-grade serial-to-Ethernet products.

IEC 61850-3 Rackmount Switches

Utility substations are already applying the flexibility of Ethernet to mission-critical LANs. Moxa offers a wide range of IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 compliant Ethernet switches for the harsh environments of electric utility substations. These switches provide the highest level of reliability in a 19-inch rackmount form factor. Features include built-in Turbo Ring technology for faster network fault recovery as well as IEEE802.1W/D compliance, fanless operation, wide temperature range between -40 ° and 85°C, redundant and integrated power supplies, and high EMI immunity.

IEC 61850 Gateways

Moxa offers embedded computers that are integrated with IEC 61850 software to provide ready-made gateways for substation automation. With up to 16 serial ports, the DA-662 can connect many remote devices as well as perform front-end tasks such as data acquisition and distribution, data computing, and remote device management. The multi-LAN design guarantees reliable data communication, ensuring continuous operation of the substation automation system.

Reliable Serial-to-Ethernet Connections

For decades, industrial users have relied on Moxa's strength in serial communication for automation. Moxa's expertise has now been applied towards developing the best solutions for EMS, DMS, and other systems, addressing the needs of global leaders in the power industry. The CN2650, the NPort 6000 series, and the MGate MB3000 series all provide serial-to-Ethernet connections for power automation, covering all the different needs of different users and applications.

Moxa is exhibiting at Booth 640 at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida, from January 22 to 24, 2008. The exhibit aims to show Moxa's commitment and expertise in providing reliable and integrated communication solutions for substation automation. Live demonstration units will be available to give visitors hands-on experience with Moxa products.

For more information about Moxa, please visit www.moxa.com or contact Moxa at info@moxa.com.

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.