MAR-2000

Industrial multi-radio mobile access and applications router

 Features

  • Dynamic routing across multiple WANs 
    Policy-based routing management
  • Simple Web management user interface
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n wireless AP/bridge/client
  • Five-band UMTS/HSPA+ and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE industrial IP-modems
  • Complies with a portion of EN 50155 specifications
  • Built-in 50-channel GPS for location-based applications
  • -25 to 70°C wide temperature range (EN 50155 Class T3)

 

Overview

The MAR-2000 is a compact, simple, and programmable RISC-based wireless mobile router with strong wireless routing capabilities. With a built-in GPS module, HSPA+ cellular and 802.11a/b/g/n wireless capabilities, independent power switches on its cellular module connectors, and high thermal tolerance, the MAR-2000 is compliant with a portion of EN 50155 specifications. The built-in 32 MB NOR Flash ROM and 512 MB SDRAM give you enough memory for installing your own application software, the 512 MB NAND Flash can be used to provide additional data storage, and the CompactFlash socket is available for adding more memory when needed. The built-in GPS module supports geo-fencing functionality, making it ideal for managing wireless connections in cross-WAN environments often associated with rolling stock and other vehicular applications.
When a train travels to a different region, it often encounters switches that support different wireless interfaces, such as Wi-Fi, UMTS, and HSPA+. The MAR-2000 uses multiple-WAN support and backup functionality to ensure that your wireless connections are always available, stable, and reliable.
As an added bonus, the MAR-2000 series includes wide temperature models designed to operate reliably in extreme environments with temperatures ranging from -25 to 70°C.

White Paper

An Intelligent Wireless Routing Platform for Rolling Stock  

 

 

More and more, the rolling stock industry is moving towards wireless technology to deliver network connectivity and communications for train systems and passengers. However, solution providers need to address several major challenges if they are to meet the needs of the rolling stock industry. This paper discusses how many of these challenges can be met through the use of an intelligent routing platform..........more

Hardware Specifications
Computer
CPU Intel XScale IXP435, 533 MHz
USB USB 2.0 hosts x 2, type A connector
DRAM DDR2 SDRAM, 512 MB
Flash • NOR Flash, 32 MB onboard to store OS
• NAND Flash, 512 MB (1 GB max.) for OS file system, caching storage, and data logger
OS (pre-installed) Linux 3.8.13
Storage
Storage Expansion CompactFlash (Type I/II) sockets x 1, up to 8 GB
Ethernet Interface
LAN Auto-sensing 10/100 Mbps ports (M12) x 2
Magnetic Isolation Protection 1.5 kV, built in
GPS Module (U-Blox LEA-6S)
Receiver Types • 50-channel U-blox 6 engine
• GPS L1 C/A code
• SBAS: WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN
Acquisition • Cold starts: 28 s
• Warm starts: 28 s
• Aided starts: 1 s
• Hot starts: 1 s
Sensitivity • Tracking: -160 dBm
• Reacquisition: -160 dBm
• Cold starts: -147 dBm
Timing Accuracy • RMS: 30 ns
• 99%: < 60 ns
• Granularity: 21 ns
Accuracy • Position: 2.5 m CEP
• SBAS: 2.0 m CEP
Protocols NMEA, UBX binary, 5 Hz max. update rate (ROM version)
Time Pulse 0.25 Hz to 1 kHz
Velocity Accuracy 0.1 m/s
Heading Accuracy 0.5 degrees
A-GPS Supports AssistNow Online and AssistNow Offline, OMA SUPL compliant
Operational Limits Velocity: 500 m/s (972 knots)
Connector Type TNC
WLAN Module (Atheros AR9220)
WAPN001 IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN module with TNC antenna connector
Standards IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n for wireless LAN
Connector Type QMA connectors (female type) x 2
Mode Client/AP
Cellular Module (Cinterion PH8)
Frequency Bands GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA+
Band Options • Five-band UMTS (WCDMA/FDD)
• 800/850/1900 AWS and 2100 MHz
• Quad-band GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
HSDPA/HSUPA Data Rates DL: 3.6/7.2/14.4 Mbps; UL: 2.0/5.76 Mbps
UMTS Data Rates DL: 384 kbps (max.); UL:384 kbps (max.)
EDGE Class 12 DL: 237 kbps (max.); UL: 237 kbps (max.)
GPRS Class 12 DL: 85.6 kbps (max.); UL: 85.6 kbps (max.)
Connector Type QMA connector (female type)
Serial Interface
Serial Standards RS-232/422/485 software-selectable ports (DB9) x 2
Console Port RS-232 (TxD, RxD, GND), 4-pin pin header output (115200, n, 8, 1)
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF, ADDC® (Automatic Data Direction Control) for RS-485
Baudrate 50 bps to 921.6 kbps (supports nonstandard baudrates; see user’s manual for details)
Serial Signals
RS-232 TxD, RxD, DTR, DSR, RTS, CTS, DCD, GND
RS-422 TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-4w TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-2w Data+, Data-, GND
Digital Input
Input Channels DI x 4
Input Voltage 0 to 30 VDC
Digital Input Levels for Dry Contacts • Logic level 0: Close to GND
• Logic level 1: Open
Digital Input Levels for Wet Contacts • Logic level 0: +3 V max.
• Logic level 1: +10 V to +30 V (COM to DI)
Connector Type 10-pin screw-fastened terminal block (4 points, COM, GND)
Isolation 2 kV optical isolation
Digital Output
Output Channels DO x 4, sink type
Output Current 200 mA (max.) per channel
On-State Voltage 24 VDC nominal, open collector to 30 V
Connector Type 10-pin screw-fastened terminal block (4 points, GND)
LEDs
System Power, Ready, Storage, Programmable
LAN 10M x 2, 100M x 2 (on connector)
Serial TxD x 2, RxD x 2
Reset Button Supports “Reset to Factory Default”
Physical Characteristics
Housing SECC sheet metal (1 mm)
Weight 1.2 kg (2.67 lb)
Dimensions 200 x 57 x 120 mm (7.87 x 2.24 x 4.72 in)
Mounting DIN rail, wall
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature -25 to 70°C (-13 to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 80°C (-40 to 176°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Anti-Vibration IEC 61373 standard
Anti-Shock IEC 61373 standard
Power Requirements
Input Voltage 24 VDC (9 to 48 V), M12 connector
Input Current 833 mA @ 24 VDC
Power Consumption 20 W
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 60950-1
EMC EN 55032 Class A, EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A
Rail Traffic EN 50155*, EN 50121-4, IEC 61373 
*Complies with a portion of EN 50155 specifications.
Reliability
Alert Tools Built-in buzzer and RTC (real-time clock)
Automatic Reboot Trigger Built-in WDT (watchdog timer)
MTBF (mean time between failures)
Time MAR-2002-T: 280,129 hrs
MAR-2001-T: 350,609 hrs
Standard Telcordia (Bellcore) Standard TR/SR
Warranty
Warranty Period 5 years (does not apply to cellular module)
Details See www.moxa.com/warranty 
Note: These hardware specifications describe the embedded computer unit itself, but not its official accessories. In particular, the wide temperature specification does not apply to accessories such as power adapters and cables.
 
Software Specifications
Linux
OS Linux 3.8.13
Terminal Server (SSH) Provides secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an unsecure network
File System JFFS2, NFS, Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, UBIFS
Internet Protocol Suite TCP, UDP, IPv4, SNMPv2, ICMP, ARP, HTTP, CHAP, PAP, DHCP, NTP, PPP
Internet Security OpenVPN, IPTables Firewall, OpenSSL
Network Service Moxa's Dynamic Routing and network management Web UI
GPS Uses gpsd, which is a daemon that receives data from a GPS receiver, and provides the data back to multiple applications such as Kismet or GPS navigation software
Application Development Software • Moxa API Library (Moxa serial I/O control, Moxa DI/DO API)
• GNU C/C++ cross-compiler, supports EABI
• GNU C library
• GDB source-level debugging server
Software Protection Encryption tool for user executable files (based on patented Moxa technology)

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Available Models

  Model No. Description
MAR-2001-T Multiple WAN programmable router with 2 LANs, 2 serial ports, 4 DIs, 4 DOs, 2 USB 2.0 hosts, CF, 2 quad-band GSM/GPRS, EDGE and five-band UMTS/HSPA+ industrial IP-modem, 2 IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n dual-RF wireless APs/bridges/clients, 1 GPS module, Linux OS, -25 to 70°C operating temperature (EN 50155 Class T3)(Conformal coating is available by request)
MAR-2002-T Multiple WAN programmable router with 2 LANs, 2 serial ports, 4 DIs, 4 DOs, 2 USB 2.0 hosts, CF, 3 quad-band GSM/GPRS, EDGE and five-band UMTS/HSPA+ industrial IP-modem, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n wireless AP/bridge/client, 1 GPS module, Linux OS, -25 to 70°C operating temperature (EN 50155 Class T3)(Conformal coating is available by request)

Professional Design Service
 

 

Moxa’s customization service for industrial computing products is based on the Professional Design Service (PDS) concept, which aims to provide customers with tailor-made solutions. Industrial applications often have specific requirements, and specialized solutions are often needed. With more than 20 years of experience in the industrial networking and automation field, Moxa can offer professional, customized products and services that are ideal for your own industrial applications.

Customer Benefits
• Comprehensive consideration of platform system design gives optimal solutions, and guarantees that proposals address customer needs
• Our sophisticated customization procedures are built on meticulous production and quality control processes
•  A full-time technical support team gives customers quick and reliable solutions


     
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