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Comtrol Releases RocketLinx ES7206-XT Gigabit Extended Temperature PoE Switch

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — February 4, 2014 — Comtrol Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial device connectivity products, announced the release of the RocketLinx ES7206-XT Power over Ethernet switch. Comtrol’s unmanaged ES7206-XT contains four Gigabit IEEE 802.3af/at PoE ports, one Gigabit copper uplink port, and one Gigabit SFP uplink port supporting multi-mode or single-mode fiber connections. Featuring Voltage Boost technology, the ES7206-XT enables direct 12-36 VDC input supporting vehicle, building, and factory power systems while delivering reliable power to PoE devices.

“Comtrol’s new Gigabit PoE Plus Ethernet switch is designed for outdoor PoE applications with its extended operating temperature range. Its ruggedized features make the RocketLinx ES7206-XT an ideal solution for IP surveillance, transportation, mining, and other demanding PoE applications,” says Bradford Beale, President of Comtrol, “Additionally, the Voltage Boost feature and ‘plug-n-play’ installation make it easy for security and traffic integrators to deploy.”

As an unmanaged switch, the ES7206-XT is designed for quick, convenient setup while advanced capabilities and NEMA TS2 certification for traffic applications enable the switch to provide reliable PoE connectivity under extreme conditions. The Gigabit copper and fiber uplink ports allow connectivity for the connected high power, high bandwidth PoE devices such as access points and HD pan/tilt/zoom cameras. Redundant power inputs, polarity and over-current protection, and a configurable alarm relay round out the safety features that make the Comtrol RocketLinx ES7206-XT the optimal solution for your next PoE application.

About Comtrol Corporation

For more than 30 years, Comtrol Corporation has been a manufacturer and provider of quality networking and industrial data communication products, specializing in industrial Ethernet and device connectivity. With representation across North America, EMEA, Asia and Latin America, Comtrol sells RocketLinx™ industrial grade Ethernet and Power over Ethernet switches, DeviceMaster® Ethernet device servers and gateways and RocketPort® multiport serial cards through distributors, resellers and integrators worldwide. Providing exceptional product and technical support, Comtrol establishes solutions for a wide range of security, energy, industrial automation and traffic and transportation applications. For more information, contact Comtrol Corporation at 800‐926‐6876 or visit

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