Product page – Z50

Z-50The RV-Z50 OEM certified 3G cellular modem is a small, low-power radio modem for data communications over your choice of cellular networks. Low-cost data plans from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile make the Z50 an economical, secure, and reliable data communication link. It is also compatible with Raveon’s Tech Series enclosure with flexible I/O options, and our DART Master Gateway for managing and securing you data.

While easy to use out-of-the-box, the Z50 modem’s programmability makes it extremely versatile. Most parameters may be reconfigured to optimize for specialized operations, extended range or higher data throughput.

M2M and the Internet Of Things

More and more people and companies around the globe are turning to Machine to Machine (M2M) communication devices for their day to day needs and business operations. Most of these devices end up talking over the Internet Of Things (IOT) to send their data. Raveons new Z50 radio is the perfect solution for sending and receiving your information on any size of operation. From tens to millions of contact points, Raveon has the perfect solution for your data communication needs anywhere on the globe, and can connect you to the IOT.

Z-50 Compatibility

The primary connector is fully pin-for-pin compatible with the M8 UHF, VHF, 220MHZ modems, V50 ISM band radio modems. This allows for immediate system integration of any number of Z-50 cellular modems into your systems. The Z-50 modem is compatible with our Tech Series enclosures, which comes with new interchangeable front I/O options to connect to your system in one of 6 ways: RS-232, RS-485, RS-422, GPIO, USB, and Analog.

 

 

General Features

Small size and low power consumption

Easy to implement and certified, so fast time-to-market

Flexible serial interface, multi-protocols.

Common AT command set

Flexible DC power options. 5V or 10-24V DC input

Universal Wireless Radio Connector

Carrier approved and PTCRB certified gives you quick time to market.

Compatible with IOT platforms

Wide operating temperature range

Specifications

Model………………….…….. RV-Z50-3A (5V version)

……………………………….. Rv-Z50-3B (7-30V Version)

Size………………….….…… 61mm X 37mm

Weight……………………….. 1.5 oz

Input Voltage……….…….… 4.7-5.5 VDC full-spec standard

………………………..……… 7-30 VDC optional

Power Consumption………… Sleep (<50uA)

………………………………… Idle: <0.1W (20mA@5V)

………………………………… Receiving data: <1W (200mA @5V)

………………………………… Transmitting data: <2.5W (500mA@5.0V)

Carriers………………………. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Rogers, KT, SKT, LGU+

 

Serial Port Baud Rates (programmable):

1.2k, 2.4k, 4.8k, 9.6k, 19.2k, 38.4k, 57.6k, 115.2k

 

Full Spec Operating Temperature range….. -30C to +70C

RF I/O Connector…………………………….. MCX (Female)

Addressing (Individual address)……………. Carrier serviced IP addressing

…………………………………………………. Raveon DART protocol: IPV6

Options……………………………………….. Internal GPS – GX option

………………………………………………… 3 Axis Accelerometor

                               Security

Encryption Method………………………….. AES128, HTTPS

Electronic Serial Number…………………… Silicon ESN

Configuration Monitor……………………….. Serialized on update

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Daisy layout

For a layout of the Z-50 radio case click here. (PDF)

Downloads

For a layout of the Z-50 radio case click here. (PDF)

For the Z-50 datasheet click here. (PDF)

For the Z-50 techmanual click here. (PDF)

Accessories

Rasberry pie hat

RG-K5 Raspberry Pi Hat

The RG-K5 is an interface board to connect a Raveon RV-V50 or RV-Z50 radio modem to a Raspberry pi processor board. The hat also provides many features such as EEPROM memory, Arduino CPU, watchdog, and a 3-axis accelerometer.

 

 

 

 

Tech 21 with plates

Tech Series

Our new Daisy and Z50 radio modems can be placed in the smaller Tech Series enclosures giving access to the interchangeable front I/O panels, allowing you to connect to the modem any way you want. The 6 different options for interchangeable front I/O panels are:

  • RS-232
  • RS-422
  • RS-485
  • USB
  • GPIO
  • Analog