SENA Parani-SD1100 Bluetooth to RS-422 / RS-485 Serial Converter

Parani PARANI-SD1100 Bluetooth to RS-422/485 Converter, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR Class 1
Model: PARANI-SD1100
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PARANI-SD1100 Bluetooth to RS-422 / RS-485 Converter

The SENA Technologies’ Parani-SD1100 is a Bluetooth to RS-422 / RS-485 serial adapter.  The compact module contains a Bluetooth v2.0 core interface, radio electronics, stub antenna, and management software. The Parani-SD1100 is an economical and simple method to convert RS-422 or RS-485 cabling to a short-range wireless connection. 

With a low power consumption design, it provides high-performance and reliable data transfers for a broad range of industrial wireless applications. It is ideal for monitoring trucks, buses and rail cars; machine to machine communication; system diagnostics; point-of-sale systems; remote monitoring, and more.

The SD1100 can transmit data up to 100 meters with the standard 1 dBi stub antenna. With an optional 5 dipole antenna, it communicates with devices up to 400 meters. It supports 4 simultaneous connections, Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) to reduce radio interference and hijacking, authentication, and Bluetooth data encryption.

SENA’s toolset of device management software lets you configure, read, and pair the SD1100. It offers utilities to backup configuration files to storage. And, the software supports terminal emulation, AT commands, remote firmware upgrades, and reboot.

Key Features

  • Wireless replacement of RS422 or RS-485 serial cables
  • Works with standard RS422 or RS-485 devices
  • Complies with Bluetooth Specification v2.0 + EDR Class 1
  • Working distance of 100m nominal or 400m with higher gain antenna
  • Basic maximum transmit power at +18 dBm
  • EDR maximum transmit power at +6 dBm
  • Receiving sensitivity of -88 dBm (0.1% BER)
  • Supports Bluetooth Serial Port Profile
  • ParaniUpdater software upgrades firmware in the field (Windows-based)
  • Windows configuration tools included
  • External device drivers are not required

SD1100 Models

SENA Part NumberDescriptionIncluded with Purchase
SD1100-00Parani-SD1100 Bluetooth RS-422 / RS-485 Serial Adapter, stub antenna, and accessories includedSD1100 module
DC power cable (DPA-G01)
USB power cable (UPA-G01)
Stub antenna (SAT-G01R)
Terminal Block Adapter (DB9FTB-G01)
SD1100-01Parani-SD1100 Bluetooth RS-422 / RS-485 Serial Adapter, stub antenna, and accessories included
(same as above) AND international power adapter 
SD1100 module
DC power cable (DPA-G01)
USB power cable (UPA-G01)
Stub antenna (SAT-G01R)
Terminal Block Adapter (DB9FTB-G01)
DC power adapter (OPA-G01)
SD1100-A1Parani-SD1100 Bluetooth RS-422 / RS-485 Serial Adapter, stub antenna and accessories NOT includedSD1100 module ONLY
SD1100-B10Parani-SD1100 Bluetooth RS-422 / RS-485 Serial Adapter in 10-unit bulk pack, includes stub antenna
and DC power cable
10 each of:
SD1100 modules
DC power cables (DPA-G01)
Stub antennas (SAT-G01R)

Our Bluetooth to Serial adapters are designed and manufactured by SENA Technologies - a leader in Bluetooth, ZigBee, and wireless solutions.  Their products are ideal for M2M (Machine-to-Machine), IoT, and many other industrial applications. For pricing or further technical information, contact our sales engineers at Westward Sales.

TypeSerial to Wireless
Serial Interface
Baud Rateup to 921.6 kbps
SignalsRS422: TXD+, TXD-, RXD+, RXD- / RS485: TRXD+, TRXD-
Bluetooth InterfaceBluetooth v2.0 + EDR, Class 1
Bluetooth ProfileSPP
Distance100 to 1,000 meters, see data sheet for antennas choices and ranges
Transmit Power18dBm
Power ConsumptionMinimum 2 mA, maximum 80mA
Input Voltage5 to 12 VDC
Battery Specifications4.5 hour life (standard), 16.5 hour life (extended), see data sheet for details
Dimensions76 x 31 x 16 mm (without battery pack)
Weight24 g (without battery pack)
LED IndicatorsPower, Standby, Connect, Serial-TX, Serial-RX
Operating Temperature-20 to 70°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 85°C
Humidity90% non-condensing
CertificationsCE, FCC, TELEC, SIG, KCC
Warranty3 year