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RocketLinx ® ES8520-XT

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20-Port Managed Industrial Ethernet switch, Gigabit, with extended operating temperature range.

Part Number: 32142-2

PortVision DXweb

  • 16 10/100Base-TX Ethernet ports
  • 4 Gigabit RJ45/SFP combo ports
  • 1000Mbps Optical Fiber Connection
  • Supports TACACS+
  • NEMA TS2 compliant
  • Wide Operating Temperature -40 to 75◦ C
  • 11.2Gbps Non-Blocking, High Speed Network Switching Fabric
  • 1.5Mbytes shared memory for packet buffering
  • 9Kbytes Jumbo Frame for large data transmission
  • Network Redundancy - Redundant Ring, RSTP, MSTP Super Chain
  • Full Device Management - SNMP v1/v2c/v3, RMON, Web UI, Telnet and Local Console, PortVision DX
  • Advanced Network Security - MAC security, IEEE 802.1x Port Based access control, IEEE 802.1x Radius Server authentication
  • Layer 2 Network Performance - IEEE802.1Q VLAN, Private VLAN, Trunk, Traffic Filtering, DHCP Server/Client, Traffic Prioritize, Forwarding Rate Control
  • Layer 2 plus Packet Filtering - MAC based, of TCP/UDP, ICMP
  • Real Hardware Watchdog compliant
  • Multiple Event Dry Relay Output alarm, Digital Input
  • High Level Electromagnetic interference immunity
  • Compliance with Heavy Industrial EMC, Track Side EMC

  • RocketLinx ES8520-XT Ethernet Switch Device
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • RJ45 and SFP dust plugs
  • Console cable (RJ45M to DB9M)
  • Network InterfacesGigabit fiber (SX/LX/LHX/XD/ZX)
  • Connector Types16 – RJ45
    4 – RJ45/SFP Combo
  • Ingress Protection IP30
  • EnclosureSheet Metal Aluminum Case
  • Installation MethodEN50022 DIN Rail
  • LED Indicators• Power (PWR1 and PWR2) System Status (SYS)
    • Ring Signal (RS), Digital Input (DI), Digital Output (DO)
    • RJ45 Link/Activity and Link Speed
    • SFP Port Link/Activity and Link Speed
  • 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: 115200 bps
    • Data Bits: 8
    • Parity: None
    • Stop Bits: 1
    • Flow Control: None
  • Dimensions Without DIN Rail Clip
    6.3” (H) x 4.25” (W) x 5.0” (D)
    160 (H) x 108 (W) x 127 (D) mm
    With DIN Rail Clip
    6.3” (H) x 4.25” (W) x 5.35” (D)
    160 (H) x 108 (W) x 136 (D) mm
  • Packet Buffer Memory 1.5Mbytes Shared Memory
  • Switch Technology • 11.2Gbps Non-Blocking Switch Fabric
    • Store/Forward Switch Technology
    • 16K MAC Address
  • System Throughput• 26 Mega Packets/Second
    • 64 byte Packet Size, 14,880pps
    • 10Mbps; 148,800pps
    • 100Mbps; 1,488,100pps
    • 1000Mbps, Max Packet Size 1632
  • Product Weight4.2 lbs
    1.871 kg
Ethernet Specifications
  • Number of Ports 16 - RJ45
    4 - Combo Gigabit RJ45/SFP
  • RJ45 • 10/100BASE-TX (Ports 1-16)
    • 10/100/1000-BASE-TX (Ports 17-20)
    • Auto MDI/MDIX
    • Auto-Negotiation (Speed/Duplex Mode)
  • SFP (Optional) • 1000BASE Single-Mode, Multi-Mode, and BIDI/WDM Single-Mode
    • Auto MDI/MDIX
    • Auto-Negotiation (Speed/Duplex Mode)
    • Hot-swappable
    • Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM)
    • Auto-recognition functionality
  • Cable Types Cat 5, Cat 5e, Cat6 (UTP or STP)
  • Link Distances• RJ45: 100 Meters
    • SFP: Single-Mode: 30KM, Multi-Mode: 2KM
  • Port Alarm Relay Yes
  • Transfer Packet Size 64 bytes to 9712 bytes (excludes Tag)
  • Standards• IEEE 802.3u: 10BASE-T Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3u: 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3z: Gigabit Ethernet Fiber
    • IEEE 802.3ab: 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet Copper
    • IEEE 802.1AB: Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
    • IEEE 802.1D-2004: Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
    • IEEE 802.1p: Class of Service
    • IEEE 802.1Q: VLAN Tagging, GVRP, and Double Tag VLAN
    • IEEE 802.1s: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
    • IEEE 802.1X: Port Based Network Access Control
    • IEEE 802.3ad: Port Trunking with Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
    • IEEE 802.3x: Flow Control and Back-Pressure
    • IEEE 1588-2008: Precision Time Protocol (PTP)
  • Internet ProtocolsIPV4, IPV6 ready

Management Features

  • Configuration and Monitoring Interfaces • In-Band Management: Web Interface with SSL (HTTP/HTTPS) or a Telnet with SSH, IPV4/IPV6 SNMP V1/V2cV3 with SNMP Trap (4 Trap Stations), RMON Groups 1,2,3, and 9
    Out-Band Management: Local RS-232/RJ45 Console Port with Command Line Interface (CLI) - Similar to Cisco CLI
  • Embedded Watchdog Embedded Hardware Watchdog Timer (10 sec) 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 MIBMIB-II, Bridge MIB, VLAN MIB, IGMP MIB, Ethernet-like MIB, Comtrol Private MIB, and RMON
  • Email WarningAutomatic Warning, Up to Four Accounts by Pre-Defined Events
  • System LogBoth Local Mode and Server Mode
  • Management UtilityPortVision DX: configure network settings, upload firmware, manage, and monitor Comtrol Ethernet-attached devices

Network Redundancy

  • Loop Protection • Layer 2 loop prevention through the STP, RSTP, and MSTP
    • Increases the efficiency of STP, RSTP, and MSTP by preventing ports from moving into a forwarding state that would result in a loop in the network
  • Multiple Spanning Tree • IEEE 802.1s MSTP
    • Each MSTP Instance Can Include One or More VLANS
    • Supports Multiple RSTP Deployed in a VLAN or Multiple VLANs
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol IEEE802.1D-2004 Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) Compatible with Legacy STP and IEEE 802.1w
  • Redundant Ring Technology • Failure Recovery within 20ms
    • 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 10 Rapid Super Rings in One Device, Supports Up to Eight 100M and Two Gigabit Rings in One Switch
    • Super-Chain: Flexible and scalable, compatible, and easy to configure. The Ring Includes Two Types of Node Switches: Border Switch and Member Switch.

Network Performance

  • Access Control List Permit/ Deny Access Control Lists
  • Back-PressureIEEE 802.3x 1000Mbps Half-Duplex Only
  • Class of Service (CoS)IEEE 802.1p - 8 Priority Queues/Port
  • DHCP• DHCP Client/Server with IP and MAC Address Binding
    • Port-Based DHCP Server Configuration
    • DHCP Relay Agent (Option 82)
    • DHCP Server with Static Port-Based IP Assigned Function
  • Flow Control Pause Frame IEEE 802.3x 10/100/1000Mbps Full-Duplex
  • GMRP GARP Multicast Registration Protocol
  • IEEE 802.1adDouble-Tag for Private VLAN Access
  • IGMP Snooping• V1/V2c/V3 for Multicast Filtering and IGMP Query V1/V2
    • Supports Unknown Multicasting, Processes Forwarding Policies: Drop, Flooding and Forward to Router Port
  • IP SecurityAssign Authorized IP Addresses to Specific Port, 10 Max/Port
  • LLDP Link Layer Discovery Protocol - Advertizes System and Port Identity Capability on the Local Network
  • Modbus TCP/IP CLI support for Modbus TCP/IP communications with Function Code 4 (factory automation). Operates as slave/server device, while a typical master/client device is a host computer running appropriate through Ethernet. The Modbus TCP/IP master can read or write to the Modbus registers provided by the Modbus TCP/IP application software (SCADA / HMI System).
  • Port Based Network Access Control/EAP IEEE 802.1X: Port-Based network Access Control with EPoL (Extensible Authentication Protocol over LAN) to Permit or Deny Interface Access with Remote RADIUS Server Authentication, TACACS+
  • Port Configuration Port Link Speed, Link Mode, Port Status, Enable/Disable
  • Port Mirroring Online Traffic Monitoring on Multiple Selected Ports
  • Port SecurityAssign Authorized MAC Addresses to Specific Port, 10 Max/Port
  • Port Trunk /Link Aggregation• IEEE 802.3ad LACP – Port Aggregation and Static Port Trunk
    • Trunk Member Up to 8 Ports
    • Maximum of 10 Trunk Groups Including Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 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
  • Time SynchronizationSupports IEEE 1588-2008, (PTP) and NTP protocols with daylight savings and localized time sync functions
  • Traffic Prioritization (QoS) • 8 Physical Queues
    • Weighted Fair Queuing (WRR) or Strict Priority Scheme, which Follows 802.1p COS tag ID and IPv4 ToS/ Diffserv Information to Prioritize Industrial Network Traffic
  • Transfer Performance (Max)14,880pps - 10Mbps; 148,800pps - 100Mbps; 1,488,100pps – 1000Mbps
  • VLAN (Max)• IEEE 802.1Q Tag VLAN with 4K (Max) VLAN Entries and 2K GVRP Entries; 3 VLAN Link Modes: Trunk, Hybrid, and Link Access
    • IEEE802.1 QinQ Supports Double VLAN Tag Function for Implementing Metro Network Topologies
Electrical Specifications
  • Device
    • DC Input Voltage
      Power Consumption

      9.6 to 60VDC (Positive or Negative As Long As Both Power Supplies Are In the Same Mode)
      • 10W @ 12VDC
      • 11W @ 24VDC
      • 14W @ 48VDC
      • 16W @ 60VDC
  • Number of Power Connectors 2
  • Power Connector Type4-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 30VDC
    • Current Consumption (24VDC) 1A maximum
  • Multi-Event Relay Feature • Power
    • Port Link
    • DI/Ring Status Change
    • Ping Reset
    • Perform Routing Relay On/Off Function
Environmental Specifications
  • Air Temperature
    • System On -40° to 75° C
    • System Off -40° to 80° C
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing) 0% to 90%
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) 28.53 years
Export Information
  • Packaged Shipping Weight5.2lbs
  • Package Dimensions 11.2” x 5.6” x 8.98”
    285 mm x 143 mm x 228 mm
  • UPC Code 7-56727-32142-2
  • ECCN 5A991
  • Schedule B Number 8517.62.0050
Regulatory Approvals
  • EmissionsEuropean Standard EN55022
    • Canadian EMC Requirements - ICES-003
    • CISPR 22
    • FCC Part 15 Subpart B
    • Class A limit
  • ImmunityEuropean Standard EN55024:
    • 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 Disturbance
    • IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
    • IEC 1000-4-9/EN61000-4-9: Pulse Magnetic Field
  • SafetyIEC 60950/EN60950 (LISTED)
    CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950
  • Other• European Standard: 2002/95/EC Directive (RoHS)
    • NEMA TS2 Compliant
    • EN50121-4 Railway Track Side
  • Vibration IEC60068-2-6: 10-150Hz, 20m/S2, 20 Sweeps/Axis
  • ShockIEC 60068-2-27: 50gn,18ms,Half-Sine wave
  • Free FallIEC 60068-2-32: 1 corner, 3 lines, 6 faces
  • Regulatory Approvals

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