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Industrial Ethernet Switch

By Design Engineering Staff   

Motion Control Ethernet switch Rockwell Automation

Rockwell’s Stratix 5700 Ethernet built with Cisco technology to manage data from within the IT and controls environment.

Rockwell Automation introduced its Allen-Bradley Stratix 5700 layer 2 managed industrial Ethernet switch. The switch line is currently available with six, 10 and 20 fixed-port configurations. The hardware embeds features such as: IEEE-1588 time synchronization, QoS (prioritization) and Resilient Ethernet Protocol. Additional software features also help improve network performance and troubleshooting, and allow for increased network availability. Each base model of the Stratix 5700 switch comes with dual power inputs, input and output alarms, console port, fiber-ready SFP slots, DIN rail mount and operating temperature range of minus 40 C to 60 C. Model options include: two gig ports, SD flash card, conformal coating, and two different software configurations for a total of 20 different models to best match machine and end-user applications.


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