WLAN Bridges

The HPE 501 Wireless Client Bridge Series extends the life of legacy devices by bridging Ethernet clients to WLAN and extending WLAN access to a range of protocols. Electronic cash registers, medical and manufacturing equipment, and other devices can be deployed in any location with a WLAN signal saving the time and expense needed for installing Ethernet cables for network access. The 501 Wireless Client Bridge integrates into the HPE Mobility System and is compatible with an IEEE 802.11b/g/n or 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN network infrastructure from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and other vendors.

What's new

  • Links up to 15 Ethernet devices or an RS232 serial device to a wireless network at Gigabit speeds.
  • Integrates one dual-band 802.11ac MIMO radio running up to 1.3 Gbps.
  • Support for IEEE 802.11b/g/n and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN networks.
  • Fast roaming between access points.
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Features

High Speed Wireless Connectivity for Legacy Wired Devices

The HPE 501 Wireless Client Bridge Series links up to 15 Ethernet devices or an RS 232 serial device to a WLAN network, extending wireless access to legacy devices.

Offers high speed wireless connectivity with an internal dual band 802.11a/b/g/n radio for wirelessly transmitting and receiving data at up to 1.3 Gbps.

Enables a RS-232 asynchronous terminal device to communicate with compatible stations on the network with an integrated serial to TCP/IP converter.

Improves wireless coverage areas and reception with optional outdoor MIMO antennas.

Investment Protection and Reduced Costs

The HPE 501 Wireless Client Bridge Series cost-effectively extends wired connectivity to hard to wire locations by linking multiple LAN segments via an access point.

It improves the performance of legacy wireless devices such as wireless medical equipment.

The series offers Interoperability with an IEEE 802.11b/g/n or 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN network infrastructure from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and other vendors.

Offers a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Robust Security

The HPE 501 Wireless Client Bridge Series protects the network from intrusion with enterprise class layered security, including 802.1X support.

Provides data integrity of wireless traffic with hardware accelerated encryption delivering high-performance with WPA2 and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) security.