Predator Express/W™ RS232 Hardware

Predator Express/W Hardware Overview

What is Predator Express/W Hardware?

Predator Express/W Hardware is an upgradeable 1 to 1024 port 802.11 wireless RS232 PC solution. Designed for manufacturers with reliable existing wireless infrastructure. Network up to 4096 CNCs, robots and PLCs to your Windows based PC. Predator Flex/N Hardware supports transfers of your CNC programs, offsets and parameters. It supports a wide range of CNC protocols for dripfeeding, downloading, and uploading via RS-232.

  • 1 Port DB9 style RS232 Hub
  • 2 Port RJ45 style RS232 Hub

Why use Predator Express/W?

  • Network up to 1024 RS232 based CNCs, robots & PLCs
  • Surge Suppressed RS232 Ports
  • DNC Send, Receive and Dripfeed on all ports
  • Supports High Speed Machining
  • Supports Predator CNC Editor
  • Supports Predator DNC
  • Supports Predator MDC
  • Supports Predator RCM
  • Supports Predator Virtual CNC
  • Supports Predator Touch HMI
  • Supports Predator MDC Adapters
  • Supports Predator CycleLocks and EditLocks
  • Supports Predator Grizzly Cables
  • Optionally use existing RS232 cables
  • Replace rotary ABCD switch boxes
  • Open Architecture Not Proprietary
  • Eliminate walking back and forth works from your CNC*

NOTE*: Requires Predator Express/W Hardware and Predator DNC.

Predator Express/W Hardware Specifications

Specification General
Operating System Embedded
Windows Support 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2019 Server, 2016 Server, 2012 Server, 2008 Server and 2003 Server
Device Drivers 32-bit and 64-bit
Operating Temperature 32 - 140°F or 0 - 60°C
Relative Humidity 5 - 90% Non Condensing
Altitude 0 - 12,000 ft or 0 - 3660 Meters
Safety UL 1950, EN60950, CSA 22.2, No. 950
Emissions/Immunity FCC Part 15 (Class B), EN55022 (Class B), ICES 003 (Class B), EN50082-2
Ethernet Connection 10/100Base-T
Ethernet Speed 10/100 Mbps
Ethernet Mode Half and Full Duplex
Throughput Up to 230k Baud per Port
RoHS Compliant Yes
1 Port DB9 style  
Dimensions 1.7 x 3.9 x 1.0 in or 4.3 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm
Weight 0.3 lbs or 0.2 kg
Surge Suppression Yes
2 Port DB9 style  
Dimensions 3.3 x 5.3 x 1.0 in or 8.5 x 13.3 x 5.7 cm
Weight 0.5 lbs or 0.3 kg
Surge Suppression Yes

Predator Express/W - Part Numbers

Part # Description
60390001 Predator 1 Port Wireless Express/W Hub
60390002 Predator 2 Port Wireless Express/W Hub

* Best effort will be made to support your machines. However, not all features are supported by all machine manufacturers. Some Predator Express/W features require machine options from the machine manufacturer. Best effort will be made to support your network. However, not all features are supported within all corporate networks. Some Predator Express/W features require changes to network security, configuration and infrastructure by corporate IT.