PLR6530 I/O Remote or I/O to I/O

Explore the potential with our advanced FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) radio modem. Effortlessly exchange I/O to I/O data or implement it as a Protocol to I/O solution at remote sites, seamlessly integrated within your system alongside the PLR6535.

  • 2.4GHz License-Free ISM band
  • Range of up to 2 miles (3.2 km)
  • SmartSpectrum™ Technology for max data integrity, even in noisy environments
  • 8 Discrete Inputs, 8 Discrete Outputs, 4 Analog Inputs and 4 Analog Outputs
  • AES-256 Encryption
  • Operates as Master, Remote, Repeater, or Remote/Repeater
  • Factory configured for easy installation 

To learn more about the Protocol to I/O system check out PLR6500 for the 900MHz band and PLR6500 for the 2.4GHz band.

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Product Description

PLR6530: Unleash Wireless Excellence

Data-Linc introduces the PLR6530, part of the serial and I/O Plantlinc Family, tailored for short to medium-range installations. Responding to customer demands, it offers the robust FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) data transfer method of our premium CIX family at a more competitive price. As a license-free radio modem operating in the 2.4GHz band,  PLR6530 ensures reliable wireless data communication with impeccable reliability and versatility.

Seamless I/O Integration with CIX Communication:

  • The PLR6530 seamlessly interfaces with I/O devices within the Communication Interface to I/O EXtender (CIX) System, offering cost-effective, industrial-grade wireless modems.
  • Its digital and analog inputs and outputs facilitate efficient wireless communication, serving as a standout medium-range FHSS radio.

Versatile Functionality:

  • The PLR6530 offers versatile functionality, supporting I/O to I/O data exchange or a Protocol to I/O solution.
  • Configuration is effortless, supporting various configurations like Master, Repeater, Remote, or Repeater/Remote, and can be seamlessly configured through the user-friendly CIX-IOTM software tool.

Reliable Communication:

  • Enjoy reliable communication even in challenging environments with the PLR6530, prepared for any eventuality.
  • In case of communication failure, discrete and analog outputs can be individually pre-configured to default to a secure state.

Unveiling the Future:

  • With a remarkable range of 2+ miles, the PLR6530 is ideal for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint applications, paving the way for seamless connectivity and a wireless future.



PLR6500 System Specifications

Operating Frequency
License-free, 2.4 GHz ISM band (user setting for the full or truncated band)

CD CIX-LincTM and CIX -I/O configuration & diagnostics software, User Guide, Bench test antenna, Configuration cable, Power Supply.

PLR6535 & PLR6530

Frequency Range: 2 miles (3.2 km) LOS with Omni antennas
Output Power: 5 to 250mW (24 dB) maximum, (27 programmable steps)
Modulation: 2-level GFSK
Hop Patterns. 15 (user selectable)
Occupied Bandwidth. 230KHz

Sensitivity: -100 dBm @ 153.6 Kbps for BER 10-4
IF Selectivity: 40 dB @ fc ±230 KHz

RF Data Transmission:
Error Correction: 32-bit CRC, Retransmit on error
Data Encryption: 256-bit AES
Data Rate 153 Kbps

Standard thread SMA female
Nominal Impedance 50Ω

Operating Environment
Temperature: -40°0 to 167° F (-40° to 75° C)
Humidity: 0 to 95% non-condensing


Standard. 18-gauge steel
2.47 X 3.70 X 6.4 in. (6.274 X 9.398 X 16.26 cm)
Optional. DIN rail mounting flanges(3) (included)
Shipping Weight. 1.8 lb (0.82 kg)

PLR6535 Protocol Master

Data RJ45 10/100 Base-T Auto-MDIX
Input Voltage 10-28 VD; wall mount 12VDC/ 115-230 VAC power supply included
Transmit Current 650mA@12VDC (8W)
receive Current 167mA@12VDC (1.2W)

Operating Modes
Master Only

Front Panel LEDs Power, RF Carrier, RF Out, RF In, LAN(Linc-ACT), Mode LEDs x 4

PLR6530 I/O Remote Radio Modem


Analog: 0-20mA, 4-20mA or 0-10VDC, 24 VDC max. loop
Voltage: 12-bit resolution, self-powered
Discrete Inputs: Dry contact closure.
Discrete Outputs: Open collector (sink to ground), 100mA per channel, 12-24VDC

Input Voltage: 12-28 VDC; wall mount 12VDC/ 115-230 VAC power supply included.
Transmit Current 650mA@12VDC (8W)
receive Current 167mA@12VDC (1.2W)

Operating Modes: 
Master, Remote, Repeater, Repeater/Remote

Front Panel LEDs Power, RF Carrier, RF Out, RF In, LAN (Link-Act)