Industrial Ethernet Switch
By Design Engineering staffAutomation Machine Building
AutomationDirect Stride switch line now includes Modbus, EtherNet/IP management.
AutomationDirect has added to the company’s Stride managed industrial Ethernet switch line, with its SE2 series, which provides Modbus TCP and EtherNet/IP management capability. The series includes 8-port (2 versions with fiber optic ports) and 16-port fast Ethernet switches, and an 18-port Gigabit switch. The 8-port switch and 18-port Gigabit switch models have SFP fiber optic port options. These optional SFP transceivers add fiber connectivity at fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet speed. The complete line features metal housings and are specifically built to withstand extreme temperature changes, electrical interference and corrosion. They are UL/cUL 508 and CE approved, and meet UL hazardous locations (Class I Div. 2) standards.