Ethernet Switches include unmanaged switch functions.

Press Release Summary:

Standard-Function, Industrial Ethernet Switches combine switched Ethernet connectivity for 8 or 16 ports with range of 1 or 2 multi-mode, 100 Mbps, glass-fiber port options. Unmanaged switch functions include redundant power supplies, alarm contact, auto negotiation, and cable auto crossing.

Original Press Release:

Standard Function Industrial Ethernet Switch at Hub Prices

Harrisburg, Pa. - A comprehensive line of standard function (SF) unmanaged Ethernet switches at affordable prices is now available from Phoenix Contact. With price levels 35% - 50% less than other offerings and the availability of multimode fiber/copper mixed switches at the price levels of media converters, fully switched Ethernet systems with high immunity are now affordable, making industrial hubs a thing of the past.

The SF switch line combines high performance switched Ethernet connectivity for 8 or 16 (10/100 Mbps) ports, with a unique range of 1 or 2 multi-mode 100Mbps glass fiber port options.

System startup time and ongoing maintenance costs are further reduced through a complete range of unmanaged switch functions such as redundant power supplies, alarm contact, auto negotiation and cable auto crossing.

Complete functionality, full industrialization, and a wide range of cabling options, all at industrial hub prices, make the creation and expansion of Ethernet networks easy and cost-effective.

Phoenix Contact Inc. Quality System is registered to ISO 9001: 2000 - Quality Systems Model for Quality Assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing.

Information on the Ethernet switches is available from Phoenix Contact Inc., Automation Systems Group, 800-586-5525, E-mail: Visit the company's website at or

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