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SDC-EC15N

802.11n ExpressCard with Antenna Connectors

*The SDC-EC15N has reached end of production and is available on a limited basis only.

The SDC-EC15N ExpressCard radio card from Summit Data Communications combines a high-performance, dual-band 802.11n radio with software, both designed for business-critical mobile devices that operate in harsh environments. No other Wi-Fi® radio card can match the range, robust security, seamless mobility, and manageability of the EC15N card.

Please review the below data sheets for complete device specifications.

Download SDC-EC15N Product Brief (PDF)

Download the Hardware Integration Guide (PDF) (version 1.1, 1/31/13)

System Interface 32-bit ExpressCard card, designed for ExpressCard slot
Antenna Interface 2 MMCX connectors for dual band diversity and 2x2 MIMO support
Chipset Broadcom BCM4322
Input Power Requirements 3.3 VDC +/- 10%
Typical Power Consumption (at maximum transmit power setting)
  • Transmit:600 mA (1980 mW)
  • Receive:450 mA (1485 mW)
  • Standby:TBD mA (TBD mW)
Operating Temperature -30° to 75°C (-22° to 167°F)
Operating Humidity 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
Length 99.35 mm (3.91”)
Width 33.57 mm (1.32”)
Thickness 4.75 mm (0.19”)
Weight 15g (0.53 oz)
Wireless Media
  • Direct Sequence-Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
  • Orthogonal Frequency Divisional Multiplexing (OFDM)
Media Access Protocol Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA)
Network Architecture Types Infrastructure and Ad Hoc
Network Standards IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11d, 802.11g, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11n
Data Rates Supported
  • 802.11a (OFDM): 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 802.11b (DSSS): 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
  • 802.11g (OFDM): 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 802.11n (OFDM, 20-MHz channels): 14, 29, 43, 58, 87, 116, 130, 144
  • 802.11n (OFDM 40-MHz channels): 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, 240, 270, 300
Modulation
  • BPSK: 1, 6, 9, 14, 30 Mbps
  • QPSK: 2, 12, 18, 29, 43, 60, 90 Mbps
  • CCK: 5.5, 11 Mbps:
  • 16-QAM: 24, 36, 58, 87, 120, 180 Mbps
  • 64-QAM: 48, 54, 116, 130, 144, 240, 270, 300 Mbps>
Regulatory Domain Support
  • FCC (Americas, Parts of Asia and Middle East)
  • ETSI (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Parts of Asia)
  • MIC (formerly TELEC) (Japan)
  • KC (formerly KCC) (Korea)
2.4 GHz Frequency Bands
    ETSI and KC:
  • 2.4 GHz to 2.483 GHz
    FCC:
  • 2.4 GHz to 2.473 GHz
    MIC:
  • 2.4 GHz to 2.495 GHz
5 GHz Frequency Bands
    ETSI:
  • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
  • 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz
    FCC:
  • 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz
  • 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz
  • 5.725 GHz to 5.82 GHz
    MIC:
  • 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz
    KC:
  • 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz
  • 5.725 GHz to 5.82 GHz
2.4 GHz Operating Channels
  • ETSI and KC:13 (3 non-overlapping)
  • FCC:11 (3 non-overlapping)
  • MIC:14 (4 non-overlapping)
5 GHz Operating Channels
    20-MHz Channels:
  • ETSI: 19 non-overlapping
  • FCC: 23 non-overlapping
  • MIC: 8 non-overlapping
  • KC: 12 non-overlapping
    40-MHz Channels:
  • ETSI: 9 non-overlapping
  • FCC: 11 non-overlapping
  • MIC: 4 non-overlapping
Transmit Power Settings
















Maximum transmit power will vary according to individual country regulations. All values nominal, +/-2 dBm
    802.11a:
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
    802.11b:
  • 17 dBm (50 mW)
  • 15 dBm (30 mW)
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
    802.11g/n (2.4 GHz, 20 MHz channels):
  • 17 dBm (50 mW)
  • 15 dBm (30 mW)
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
    802.11n (2.4 GHz, 40 MHz channels):
  • 14 dBm (25 mW)
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 12 dBm (16 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
    802.11n (5 GHz, 20 MHz channels):
  • 15 dBm (30 mW)
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
    802.11n (5 GHz, 40 MHz channels):
  • 14 dBm (25 mW)
  • 13 dBm (20 mW)
  • 10 dBm (10 mW)
  • 7 dBm ( 5 mW)
  • 0 dBm ( 1 mW)
Typical Receiver Sensitivity
    802.11a:
  • 6 Mbps:-85 dBm
  • 12 Mbps:-83 dBm
  • 18 Mbps:-80 dBm
  • 24 Mbps:-76 dBm
  • 36 Mbps:-73 dBm
  • 48 Mbps:-70 dBm
  • 54 Mbps:-65 dBm (PER <= 10%)
    802.11b:
  • 1 Mbps:-96 dBm
  • 2 Mbps:-95 dBm
  • 5.5 Mbps:-94 dBm
  • 11 Mbps:-90 dBm (PER <= 10%)
    802.11g:
  • 6 Mbps:-94 dBm
  • 9 Mbps:-91 dBm
  • 12 Mbps:-88 dBm
  • 18 Mbps:-86 dBm
  • 24 Mbps:-83 dBm
  • 36 Mbps:-78 dBm
  • 48 Mbps:-76 dBm
  • 54 Mbps:-75 dBm (PER <= 10%)
    802.11n (20 MHz channels):
  • 13 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 26 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 39 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 52 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 78 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 104 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 117 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 130 Mbps:TBD dBm
    802.11n (40 MHz channels):
  • 27 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 54 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 81 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 108 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 162 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 216 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 243 Mbps:TBD dBm
  • 270 Mbps:TBD dBm
Delay Spread
  • 1 Mbps:600 ns
  • 2 Mbps:500 ns
  • 5.5 Mbps:400 ns
  • 6 Mbps:400 ns
  • 9 Mbps:400 ns
  • 11 Mbps:200 ns
  • 12 Mbps:350 ns
  • 18 Mbps:350 ns
  • 24 Mbps:250 ns
  • 36 Mbps:250 ns
  • 48 Mbps:150 ns
  • 54 Mbps:150 ns
Operating Systems Supported
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP Embedded
Security
    Standards:
  • Wireless Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
  • IEEE 802.11i (WPA2)
    Encryption:
  • Wireless Equivalent Privacy (WEP, RC4 Algorithm)
  • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP, RC4 Algorithm)
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-CCMP, Rijndael Algorithm)
    Encryption Key Provisioning:
  • Static (40 and 128 bit lengths)
  • Pre-shared via WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK
  • Dynamic via EAP authentication
802.1X Extensible Authentication Protocol Types:
  • EAP-FAST
  • EAP-TLS
  • EAP-TTLS
  • PEAP-GTC
  • PEAP-MSCHAPv2
  • PEAP-TLS
  • LEAP
  • Compliance




    Note: All ETSI, FCC, IC, and MIC certifications for the SDC-PE15N are applicable to the SDC-EC15N
    Certifications
      Wi-Fi Alliance:
    • 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
    • WPA Enterprise
    • WPA2 Enterprise
    Cisco Compatible Extensions (Version 4)
    Warranty Limited Lifetime

    All specifications are subject to change without notice

    From a user's perspective, the SDC-EC15N is an ExpressCard. From a regulatory and certification perspective, the SDC-EC15N is the same core product (with identical radio performance) as the SDC-PE15N.

    Regulatory Certifications

    All ETSI, FCC, Industry Canada, and MIC (formerly TELEC) certifications for the SDC-PE15N are applicable to the SDC-EC15N. Please review the SDC-PE15N certification information page for detailed information on existing certifications and how your organization can leverage them.

    Wi-Fi Certification

    Additionally, Summit has secured Wi-Fi Alliance certification for the SDC-EC15N as a "Dependent Product" of the SDC-PE15N.

    CCX Certification

    The SDC-EC15N is compliant with Cisco Compatible Extensions Version 4 (CCX V4). Contact Summit Support for information on how you can earn the Cisco Compatible seal for any device that uses the SDC-EC15N.

    Click HERE for verification of CCX compliance for this product.

    RoHS Compliance

    Like all Summit devices, the SDC-EC15N is fully compliant with European Union Directive 2011/65/EU or Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) as per our Declaration of Compliance.

    If any additional information or guidance is required, please contact Summit's certification group via email or by telephone at 330.434.7929.