Sena's Parani10 Bluetooth Serial Adapter Replaces RS-232 Cable

5/10/2005 - Sena Technologies announced the release of the Parani10, a Bluetooth serial adapter that is designed to replace RS-232 serial cables with wireless connectivity when interconnecting peripheral devices. It enables a serial device to communicate with another serial port adapter or other Bluetooth enabled devices such as mobile phones, handheld computers and laptops.

The Parani10 has a 9 pin female DB-9 connector, uses a stub antenna and is a Class 1, Bluetooth 1.1 compliant device. It supports the General access profile and Serial port profile.

This small adapter is developed for long-range wireless serial communications. Nominal transmit range is 120m and can be up to 1.2 kilometers when using the optional patch antenna. A LED provides instant information on Bluetooth link status.

Supporting data transfer speeds up to 230Kbit/s, the Parani10 Bluetooth serial adapter is suitable for industrial applications that require data logging, wireless sensor control and monitoring in production facilities. Also in medical applications, physicians with hand held devices are able to view and update medical databases and patientís charts instantly reducing redundant paper work, increasing efficiency and lowering hospital costs.

Other applications include retail POS, bar code scanners and credit card readers, restaurant order and receipt printers, security systems, gas pumps, and outdoor sign boards.

Included in the package with the Parani10 is a Stub antenna, DC power cable and Configuration utility that allows custom configuration of settings such as serial port parameters, connectable mode, discoverable mode and security.

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About Sena Technologies
Sena Technologies is a leading manufacturer of console servers, terminal servers, serial device servers, embedded device servers, and wireless device servers, for device networking solution in the areas of IT/Telecommunication, Industrial Automation, Building Automation, Retail/POS, and Medical Automation. Sena markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Web:

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