RocketLinx ® ES8508F-S-XT

Managed Industrial 8-Port Fiber Ethernet Switch.

Part Number: 32011-1

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    • Six 10/100BASE-TX and two SC fiber ports (30KM)
    • EN50121-4 EMC and IEC 61373 vibration standards for railway applications
    • Advanced Layer 2 features including: VLAN, Private VLAN,QinQ, GVRP, QoS, IGMP Snooping V1/V2/V3, rate control, port trunking, LACP, and online multiport mirroring
    • 32Gbps non-blocking, 8K MAC address table
    • RSTP, MSTP and redundant ring support with sub 5ms ring recovery
    • Management via Web, PortVision DX, SNMP, Telnet, and Serial Console
    • Modbus TCP/IP support for participation on industrial Ethernet networks
    • Hardware watchdog timer for system reset and recovery
    • Configurable multi-event alarm output
    • IP31 rated rugged aluminum housing with DIN rail mounting
    • Dual 10-60VDC redundant power inputs (positive or negative)
    • Wide operating temperature (-40° to 75°C)
    • IPv6 support
    • RoHS 2 compliance under CE
    • NEMA TS2 certified

    The RocketLinx ES8508F-XT is an industrial-grade managed 8-port switch with built-in fiber ports that features advanced Layer 2 management, security, and system reliability for deployment in extreme and mission critical networking applications.

    The ES8508F-XT design incorporates the latest managed switch technologies to ensure reliable, high-bandwidth data communications including a 32Gbps switch fabric for real-time non-blocking data transmission, redundant network topology supporting ring, RSTP and MSTP, and a high performance ARM9 processor with an embedded hardware watchdog timer. These features combined with a rugged IP-31 grade housing and extended operating temperature guarantee performance and stability for traffic, rail, and other demanding applications.

    • RocketLinx ES8508F-XT Single-Mode switch
    • Console port cable
    • Quick installation guide
    • Network Interface 10/100BASE-TX
      100BASE-FX Single-Mode
    • Connector Type RJ45
      Duplex SC
    • Enclosure IP31 Grade Aluminum Metal Case
      Drop-Waterproof and Dustproof
    • Installation Method DIN rail
    • LED Indicators Power 1, Power 2, System Status Ring, Digital Input, Digital Output RJ45 Link/Activity
    • Digital Input (DI) One DI, 4-Pin Screw Terminal Block
    • Digital Output (DO) One DO (Dry Relay Output), 4-Pin Screw Terminal Block
    • Serial Console Port One RJ45 RS-232 (TXD, RXD, Signal GND), Baud Rate: 9600bps, Data Bits: 8, Parity: None, Stop Bits: 1, Flow Control: None
    • Dimensions2.17" x 5.87" x 5.17"
      550 x 149 x 131 mm
    • Product Weight1.95 lbs
      .885 kg

    Ethernet Specification

    • Number of Ports6 - 10/100BASE-TX
      2 - 100BASE-FX – Single-Mode
    • Cable Types Cat 3, Cat 4, Cat 5, Cat 5e (UTP or STP)
    • RJ45 (Standard) 10/100BASE-TX, Auto MDI/MDIX, Auto-Negotiation (Speed/Duplex Mode)
    • Optical Fiber Single-Mode Fiber Cable Type: 8-10/125um
      Wavelength: 1310nm
      Transmit Power (Min): -15dBm
      Transmit Power (Max): -8dBm
      Receive Sensitivity (Min): -34dBm
      Receive Sensitivity (Max): 0dBm
      Link Budget: 19dB
    • Link Distances RJ45: 100 Meters
      Fiber: 30KM
    • Port Alarm Relay Yes
    • Standards IEEE802.1AB: Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
      IEEE802.1D-2004: Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
      IEEE802.1p: Class of Service
      IEEE802.1Q VLAN Tagging and GVRP
      IEEE802.1s: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
      IEEE802.1x: Port Based Network Access Control
      IEEE802.3ad: Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
      IEEE802.3x: Flow Control and Back-Pressure
      IEEE802.3u: 100BASE-TX
      IEEE802.3x: Flow Control and Back-Pressure
      IEEE1588: Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
    • Internet Protocol IPv4 and IPv6

    Management Features

    • Configuration Management NetVision
      Out-Band Management: Console Port with Command Line Interface (CLI) - Similar to Cisco CLI, In-Band
      Management: Web Interface (HTTP/HTTPS) or a Telnet/SSH Console with CLI
    • Embedded Watchdog Embedded Hardware Watchdog Timer Automatically Resets System if Switch System Failure Occurs
    • System Upgrade/Backup Provides TFTP/Web Interface for Firmware Upgrade and Configuration Backup/Restore
    • SNMP V1, V2c, V3 with SNMP Trap Function, Up to Four Trap Stations
    • SNMP MIB MIB-II, Bridge MIB, VLAN MIB, IGMP MIB, Ethernet-like MIB, Comtrol Private MIB, and RMON
    • Email Warning Automatic Warning, Up to Four Accounts by Pre-Defined Events
    • System Log Supports Both Local Mode and Server Mode
    • DHCP DHCP Client, DHCP Server with IP and MAC Address Binding and DHCP Agent (Option 82)

    Network Performance

    • Back-Pressure IEEE 802.3x 10/100Mbps half-duplex only
    • Class of Service (CoS) IEEE 802.1p 4 priority queues/port
    • Flow Control Pause Frame IEEE 802.3x 10/100Mbps full-duplex
    • IGMP Snooping V1/V2 /V3 for multicast filtering and IGMP query V1/V2; supports unknown multicasting, processes forwarding policies: drop, flooding and forward to router port, 256 IGMP multicast groups
    • IP Security Assign authorized IP addresses to specific port, 10 max/port
    • Time Synchronization Supports IEEE 1588 (precision time protocol), NTP protocol with daylight saving function, and localized time sync function
    • Port-Based Network Access Control IEEE 802.1X with RADIUS control, supports user authenticate by the RADIUS account, password and key for RADIUS server authentication
    • Port Configuration Port link speed, link mode, port status, enable/disable
    • Port Mirroring Online traffic monitoring on multiple selected ports
    • Port Security Assign authorized MAC addresses to specific port, 10 max/port
    • Port Trunk IEEE 802.3ad LACP with timer and static port trunk; trunk member up to 4 ports and maximum 4 trunk groups
    • Private VLAN Direct client ports in isolated/community VLAN to promiscuous port in primary VLAN
    • Rate Control Ingress filtering for broadcast, multicast, unknown DA or all packets. Egress filtering for all packet types
    • Switch Technology 32Gbps switch fabric, store/forward switch technology, 8K MAC address
    • System Throughput 26 Mega Packets/Second, 64 byte Packet Size, 14,880pps - 10Mbps; 148,800pps - 100Mbps; 1,488
    • Transfer Packet Size 64 bytes to 1522 bytes (includes 1522 bytes VLAN tag)
    • Packet Buffer 1MBits shared memory
    • Traffic Prioritization (QoS) Supports 4 physical queues, weighted round robin queuing (WRR 8:4:2:1) and strict priority scheme, which follows 802.1p COS tag and IPv4 ToS/ diffserv information to prioritize industrial network traffic
    • VLAN IEEE 802.1Q tag VLAN with 256 (max) VLAN entries and 2K GVRP entries; 3 VLAN link modes: trunk, hybrid, and link access
    • Modbus TCP/IP Supports Modbus TCP/IP Communications with Function Code 4 for Factory Automation through the CLI, Operates as Slave/Server Device, While a Typical Master/Client Device is a Host Computer Running Appropriate Through Ethernet, Thus the Modbus TCP/IP Master Can Read or Write to the Modbus Registers Provided by the Modbus TCP/IP. Application Software (SCADA / HMI System)

    Network Redundancy

    • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) IEEE 802.1D-2004 rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP)
      compatible with legacy STP and IEEE 802.1w
    • Multiple Spanning Tree IEEE 802.1s MSTP, each MSTP instance can include one or more VLANs
      and supports multiple RSTP deployed in a VLAN or multiple VLANs
    • Redundant Ring TechnologyFailure recovery within 5ms
      Rapid dual homing: multiple uplink paths to upper switches
      Ring trunking: integrates port aggregate function in ring path to get higher throughput ring architecture
      Multiple Ring: couple or multiples of up to 16 rapid super rings, supports up to 4 fast ethernet rings/switch
    Electrical Specifications
    • Device
      • DC Input Voltage
        (Positive or Negative)
        10 to 60VDC
      • Current Consumption 24VDC @ 625mA
      • Power Consumption (Max.) 15W
    • Number of Power Connectors 1
    • Power Connector Type 4-Pin screw terminal block
    • Power Input Redundancy Dual redundant inputs
    • Reverse Polarity Protection Yes
    • Digital Input 1 with photo optical isolation
      • Logic Low (0) 0 to 10VDC
      • Logic High (1) 11 to 30VDC
    • Digital Output (Relay Output) 1
      • DC Input Voltage 24VDC
      • Current Consumption (24VDC) 1A maximum
      • Multi-Event Relay Feature Power, Port Link, DI/Ring Status Change, Ping Reset, or Perform Routing Relay On/Off Function
    Environmental Specifications
    • Air Temperature
      • System On -40° to 75° C
      • System Off -40° to 75° C
    • Operating Humidity (Non-Condensing) 5% to 95%
    • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) 75.4 Years
    Export Information
    • Packaged Shipping Weight TBA lbs
      TAB kg
    • Package Dimensions TBA
    • UPC Code 7-56727-32031-9
    • ECCN 5A992
    • Schedule B Number 8517.62.0050
    Regulatory Approvals
    • Emissions Canadian EMC Requirements
      European Standard EN55022
      CISPR 22
      FCC Part 15 Subpart B
      Class A limit
      Heavy Industrial
      IEC 1000-6-4/EN61000-4-9: Pulse Magnetic Field
    • Immunity Heavy Industrial IEC/EN 61000-6-2:
      IEC 1000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
      IEC 1000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
      IEC 1000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient/Burst
      IEC 1000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
      IEC 1000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Distrubance
      IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
    • Railway EMC EN 50121-4: Signaling and Telecommunications Apparatus
      EN 50121-1: Rolling Stock. Train and Complete Vehicle
    • Hi-Pot AC 1.5KV for All Ports and Power
    • Other NEMA TS2 Certified
      Railway Vibration/Shock:
      IEC 61373
      Free Fall with Package:
      IEC 60068-2-32
    • Regulatory Approvals

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    RocketLinx ® ES8508F-S-XT User GuideContains detailed installation procedures and configuration information.
    RocketLinx ® ES8508F-S-XT Quick Install GuideQuick guide to installation and configuration information.
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