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New WIC-2402™ Wireless CAN Module Provides Dependable Control and Fast Performance   

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - April 17, 2014 - Magnetek, Inc., a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems, today announced the introduction of their WIC-2402™ Wireless CAN Module. The WIC-2402 is an efficient and flexible wireless data system that connects CAN-based devices without the need for interconnecting wires. WIC-2402 transmits and receives (transceives) all CAN messages present on the CAN-bus network as if they were wired.  

“The WIC-2402 transceiver is ideal for mobile applications that need access to stationary-based CAN-bus networks,” said Eugene Novak, Magnetek’s radio controls development and product manager. “It increases reliability by removing the cable, which is a potential failure point within many systems.”   

WIC-2402 supports any type of Bosch 2.0 CAN network, including J1939, Device Net, Parker ICP, and more, with little or no programming. RCP (Radio Control Programmer) can be used to configure which CAN messages are transmitted wirelessly through the use of message filters. A basic system includes one server module, a client module, and all necessary hardware. Custom configurations are available to meet almost any application.  

For more information about the WIC-2402 Wireless CAN Module or any of Magnetek’s advanced wireless controls, visit the Company’s website at www.magnetekmobilehydraulic.com.  

About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in mobile hydraulic, overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company provides highly durable wireless controls that can be customized to serve the needs of a variety of applications, including tow trucks, cement trucks, boom trucks, truck cranes, concrete mixers, drill rigs, mining equipment and more. Magnetek is also North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails and provides radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. The Company is the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.

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