Hirschmann's hardened, compact managed industrial DIN rail Ethernet switches provide an optimum degree of flexibility with several thousand variants. The table below will help narrow your selection to the configuration that's just right for your network.
RS20: Fast Ethernet Ports with/without PoE
The RS20 compact OpenRail managed Ethernet switches can accommodate from 4 to 25 port densities and are available with different Fast Ethernet uplink ports: all copper or 1, 2, or 3 fiber ports. The fiber ports are available in multi-mode or single-mode.
RS30: Gigabit Ethernet Ports with/without PoE
The RS30 compact OpenRail managed Ethernet switches can accommodate from 8 to 24 port densities with 2 Gigabit ports and 8, 16, or 24 Fast Ethernet ports. The configuration includes 2 Gigabit ports with TX or SFP slots.
In the automation area, the demands made on data communication via Ethernet differ widely from application to application. They range from simple installations to complex, high-performance networks with comprehensive management functions and extremely high failure tolerance. The OpenRail is the perfect switch for so many different application scenarios and is ideal for machine and plant engineering where Ethernet is becoming the communications protocol. In addition, the RS20/RS30 OpenRail family has the required certifications for power transmission and distribution, oil and gas, and transportation applications.