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Unmanaged switches for the field and the cabinet

Unmanaged Industrial Ethernet switches from Murrelektronik include variants for both DIN rail mounting in the control cabinet and field mounting directly onto the machine or work cell. In this article, PIF takes a look at some of the most popular unmanaged switches.

Unmanaged switches for the cabinet

Panel mounting IP20 unmanaged switches from Murrelektronik are part of the TREE series, which are available in 4, 6 and 8 port options. For use with RJ45 cables, these switches can auto-detect data transmission speeds of 10 or 100 Mbit/s. Murrelektronik IP20 unmanaged switches also boast a wide temperature range between -10 and 70°C.

Further features of IP20 unmanaged switches for the cabinet include:

• Auto-crossing – detects the transmit and receive signal, negating the need for cross-over cables.
• The power input is overload and short circuit protected.
• Can be used for most industrial Ethernet applications, including Profinet and Ethernet/IP.
• Auto-negotiation enables two connected devices to select a common transmission speed.

Unmanaged switches for the field

Murrelektronik’s IP67 unmanaged switches are designed for direct mounting in the field with M12 D-coded connectors. They are manufactured to withstand harsh industrial environments and are fully potted, making them resistant to vibrations caused by machinery.

The IP67 unmanaged switch can be utilised in applications such as for cranes, robots, die casting and moulding machines. Taking the switch out of the cabinet and into the field provides a space-saving solution within the cabinet. As well as improved network structures and reliable operation, there are also multiple features that make this industrial unmanaged switch durable within the field, including, vibration resistance and immunity to electromagnetic interference.

Murrelektronik’s TREE range of IP67 unmanaged Ethernet switches include 4 and 8 port variants, which offer a wide temperature of between -25°C and 60°C.

Unmanaged switches from Murrelektronik

Whether you require an unmanaged switch in the cabinet or the field, Murrelektronik has the solution you need. For more information, contact Murrelektronik today.

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