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Hirschmann OWL 4G Family

Next-Generation Cellular Routers

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Hirschmann’s OWL 4G family of routers and gateways enable secure, high-speed wireless connectivity and remote access for industrial applications in an increasingly connected world.


Edge computing configuration reduces infrastructure costs by providing an effective way to monitor and troubleshoot machines – without going on site or creating connections where wired networks are not feasible.



The expanded OWL 4G family covers all global frequencies. With variants for Europe, North America and Australia, organizations will be equipped to break into new markets with the ability to establish a secure connection anywhere in the world.

  • Fast wireless connectivity and reliable remote access with technology designed for IoT or machine to machine (M2M) communications.
  • Easy to configure and customize using scripting, user modules and the software development kit (SDK).
  • Enhanced security functionality, including compatibility with VPN solutions, like IPSec and OpenVPN.
  • High-speed wireless connectivity through 4G, LTE, HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE, or GPRS technology
  • Two Ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s ports, RS232 and RS485 interfaces, and built-in digital I/O connectivity
  • Robust metal cover with DIN and wall mount options
  • Operating temperature range of -40°C to +70°C
  • Embedded GPS and optional dead-reckoning functionalities for innovative navigation and location tracking
  • Fast VPN tunnel creation to ensure safe communications
  • Optional built-in Wi-Fi module compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac standards
  • Configurable web interface with customizable functionalities


Due to its ability to securely and reliably connect an Ethernet network to the Internet, the OWL 4G family of routers is a key solution for companies taking advantage of IIoT capabilities. They offer specific value in the railway and public transportation sectors,
where high-speed wireless and reliable remote access are critical, despite exposure to harsh conditions.


OWL 4G solutions are also relevant for other industrial sectors, including machine building, water and wastewater, wind and solar power and security

Benefits at a Glance

  • Two-in-one solution offering both routing and security capabilities
  • Hardened for substations
  • EN 301 511, EN 301 908-1/-2/-13, E8, EN 60 950 and CE compliant
  • Operating environment of -40 °C to +70 °C
  • Advanced routing and networking functions
  • Dual SIM cards use two different network operations in combination with the automatic switchover function
  • Rich set of interfaces (RS232, USB interface, Digital I/Os, SD card slot and an integrated GPS module)
  • Open LINUX platform for scripting and extensive device configuration
  • Secure VPN Tunneling (OpenVPN, IPsec VPN) through X.509 authentification
  • Supports functions: DHCP, NAT, NAT-T, DynDNS, NTP, VRRP, control by SMS

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