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EtherWAN’s Power over Link™ Ethernet Extender wins the 22nd Annual Taiwan Excellence Awards

December 17, 2013 Taipei, Taiwan
EtherWAN Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial Ethernet equipment, announces their Hardened 10/100-TX PoL/PoE Ethernet Extender over Copper Wires, ED3538, receives Taiwan Excellence Awards. Out of 1281 contestants, the product is outstanding due to EtherWAN's assured R&D abilities.

EtherWAN's award-winning ED3538, Hardened 10/100-TX PoL/PoE Ethernet Extender over Copper Wires, is a pair of devices that applies Power over Link™ (a.k.a. PoL™) technology, which provides long-distance Power over Ethernet (PoE) solution. The PoL™ product line enables PoE ability by establishing a "Link" between the two ends of a phone cable / coaxial cable, and using CAT5 cables to connect your network and PoE powered device. When a phone cable is used at an end-to-end distance of 300 meters, the receiving end has a guaranteed bandwidth of 100Mbps and guaranteed power of 30W across the link; when a coaxial cable is used at an end-to-end distance of 400 meters, the receiving end has a guaranteed bandwidth of 100Mbps and guaranteed power of 30W.

This innovative solution allows a network designer to connect any PoE powered device to an Ethernet network without supplying power at the end device location, without the dilemma among distance, power, and cost of ownership.

When an application demands long-distance Ethernet packets delivery, this new Ethernet extender model can also be power supplied at both ends, to maximize the transmission distance to 2400 meters, breaking the traditional Ethernet barrier of 100 meters a lot more. When power at a remote location is an issue, PoL™ can be enabled to deliver Ethernet packets up to 1200 meters away.

EtherWAN's PoL™ Ethernet Extenders are designed to meet industrial specifications, capable of operating in high-temperature range, and suitable in extreme environments such as desert zones or Polar Regions. EtherWAN has grown R&D experience in their products against shock, vibration, power surge, and high ESD.

About EtherWAN

EtherWAN Systems, founded in 1996 in Irvine CA, has become a leader in supplying Ethernet connectivity for applications in various markets including intersection traffic monitoring, transportation, building automation, security & surveillances, utility, oil & mining, field automation, etc.

EtherWAN specializes in designing and manufacturing fiber optic Ethernet products for harsh environments and conditioned rooms. EtherWAN designs and manufactures a full line of Ethernet Switches, Media Converters, Ethernet Extenders (Phone Wire & Coaxial Cable) and Serial Servers for commercial and hardened environments. EtherWAN’s products are compliant with various industry standards, i.e. NEMA TS2 for ITS and Transportation; IEC 61850/IEEE 1613 for Utility Substations; EN50155 for Railway and Train Applications; IEC 61000 for Industrial Automation Applications; ISA 12.12.01 (UL 1604) for Hazardous locations in Industrial Control.

EtherWAN's US headquarters is located in Anaheim, CA USA with Pacific Rim headquarters and manufacturing in Taipei, Taiwan. With engineering expertise on both sides of the Pacific Ocean and its own production lines in Taiwan, EtherWAN continues to provide professional support with the most advanced Ethernet technology at very affordable prices.

Contact: To learn more about this product, please contact
EtherWAN official website: Power over Link Series Product
EtherWAN in Taiwan Excellence Awards page: 10/100BASE-TX 工業級寬溫型乙太網路電話線供電延伸器