SENA Replaces Serial Cables with Promi-SD Bluetooth Serial Adapter

The Promi-SD is a Bluetooth serial adapter product line 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 Promi-SD 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 and Serial port profiles.

With no software required, the Promi-SD Bluetooth serial adapter is developed for long-range wireless serial communications. Transmit range can be extended up to 1 kilometer when using the optional patch antenna. The unit comes with LED indicators for Power, Connect, Standby, RS232-Tx, and RS232-Rx.

Application Areas
Supporting data transfer speeds up to 230Kbit/s, the Promi-SD 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 patient’s 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 Promi-SD is a Stub antenna, USB power cable, 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 is a manufacturer of terminal servers, serial device servers, wireless device servers, bluetooth connectivity products, and embedded device servers, for device networking solution in the areas of IT/Telco, retail/POS, industrial automation, building automation, and medical automation. SENA markets its products through a global network of distributors and resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).