ZumLink™ IQ Edge Intelligent Radio

Integrated Edge Connectivity and Computing Platform

FreeWave’s ZumLink IQ offers the ultimate in ease of operationalization for IIoT gains, giving you IQ compute power, storage, and wireless communications links all in a single, hardened hardware product.

With ZumLink IQ, you can run edge applications and create a wireless network using the unlicensed 900 MHz spectrum and Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology: an inherently secure, cost-effective long-range alternative to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or LTE. Our ruggedized ZumLink radio supports high speed data rates with throughput from 80 kbps to 4 Mbps, with RF enhancement via FreeWave’s Network Accelerators.

The addition of FreeWave’s IQ Application Environment onboard makes it ready to run any number of industrial applications that put sensor queries, analytics, and intelligence at the network edge.

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Key Features

  • IQ Onboard

    Linux-based platform to deploy and run industrial applications. ZumLink IQ comes standard with the IQ Developer Edition with packages pre-loaded for Python, Node-RED, and Node.js. More Editions with 3rd party software coming soon.

  • Leverages FreeWave’s Network Accelerators

    Packet Compression, packet aggregation, forward error correction, and adaptive spectrum learning to maximize network efficiency

  • Uses Unlicensed 900 MHz Spectrum

    Cost-effective, easy to deploy

  • High Speed Data Rates

    Five RF link rates supporting from 80 kbps to 4 Mbps

  • Long Range

    Up to 97 km (60 miles) with clear line of sight

  • Secure

    Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology; SSH, SNMP, 128- and 256-bit AES counter mode encryption options

  • Low Power

    355 mA @ 12V in transmit; 145 mA @ 12V in receive

  • Safe for Hazardous Locations

    Class I, Division 2 certified

  • Industrial Grade

    Operating in temperatures from -40°C to +75°C

 

Manuals

Z9-P & Z9-PE User Manual

Z9-PC & Z9-PC-SR001 User Manual

Models

Z9-PE

Enclosed Unit, 902 to 928 MHz

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Z9-PE-DEVKIT

Includes Two Z9-PE Units and Accessories

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Z9-P

Board Level Unit, 902 to 928 MHz

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Z9-PC

Board Level Unit, 902 to 928 MHz

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Z9-PC-CC

Board Level Unit, 902 to 928 MHz, Conformal Coating

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Z9-PC-DEVKIT

Includes Two Z9-PC Units and Accessories

Z9-PC-SR001

Board Level Unit with RJ45, 902 to 928 MHz

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Z9-PC-SR001-CC

Board Level Unit with RJ45, 902 to 928 MHz, Conformal Coating

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Pre-Integrated Editions

FreeWave also offers ZumLink IQ with additional 3rd party software pre-installed, giving you even greater out-of-the-box IQ functionality in a hardware product made for industrial demands.

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Is ZumLink IQ right for my applications?

We’ll help you decide. See an example of these radios in use, or tell us your operational requirements so that we can recommend your best-fit solution.

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