Unmanaged 8 ports consist switch

On-board Ethernet Switch
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The Unmanaged Consist Switch is a Fast Ethernet Layer 2 unmanaged switch specifically designed for network applications in rolling-stock environments. Providing wire speed layer 2 forwarding, its purpose is to enable the implementation of network topologies in a train. Designed to operate in harsh environmental conditions typical of rolling-stock applications, the Unmanaged Consist Switch is fully EN 50155 compliant and provides the highest level of reliability and robustness required by the railway industry.


Technical specifications


> Governing Standard EN50155:2017 Railway Applications (Electronic equipment used on rolling stock)

Approvals/Compliance (EMC)

> Electromagnetic compatibility rolling stock apparatus EN 50121-3-2:2016

Approvals/Compliance (Environment)

> Fire & Safety standard EN 45545-2:2015
> Insulation Coordination EN 50124-1:2017
> Shock & Vibration EN 61373:2010/AC:2017 category 1, class B


> Operating temperature -25 ÷ +70 °C (class OT3 with extended operating temperature ST1 according to EN 50155:2017) [Standard]
-40 ÷ +70 ° (class OT4 with extended operating temperature ST1 according to EN 50155:2017) [Optional]
> Relative humidity (non condensing) 0 ÷ 95 %
> Storage temperature -40 ÷ +85 °C


> 8 Fast Ethernet ports

Internetworking standards

> IEEE 802.3 Standard for Local Area Networks
> IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet
> IEEE 802.3x Flow Control

Physical data

> Degree of protection IP 65
> Fast Ethernet connectors M12, female, 4-ways, D-coding

Power supply

> Power consumption 5 W max
> Power supply class S2, according to EN-50155
> Power supply connector M12, male, 4-ways, A-coding
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