Industrial Ethernet switches – Industrial-strength Unmanaged and Managed Switches

Industrial Ethernet switches – Industrial-strength Unmanaged and Managed Switches

Our Industrial Ethernet Switch portfolio comprises Managed and Unmanaged Switches with Gigabit, PoE, IEC 61850 certification, and for DIN rail mounting. This gives you the flexibility to build powerful and secure networks, even in harsh environments: copper and FO ports, as well as redundancy functions, enable the flexible networking of your systems and the easy segmentation of your industrial network.

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Managed SPE switches
Managed switches
FL SWITCH 1000NT series

Managed SPE switches

Direct integration of sensors and field devices

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) enables consistent Ethernet communication from the sensor to the cloud. With the new Managed SPE switches, modern field devices and sensors can be integrated directly into the Ethernet network. In addition to data transmission, the devices are supplied optimally with power from the switch via Power over Data Line (PoDL).

Main features

  • Features eight SPE 10 Base-T1L connections and three RJ45 ports (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Power supply of sensors and field devices up to 3.2 W with PoDL Class 11
  • Long distances up to 1000 m with 10 BASE-T1L
  • All familiar FL SWITCH 2300 functions, such as the security feature and network redundancy

Your benefits

  • Universal in application with all Ethernet and IP-based protocols (e. g. PROFINET, Modbus, TCP, and MQTT)
  • The Single Pair Ethernet switch enables long distances of up to 1000 m to be bridged with the 10Base-T1L standard
  • Low complexity and installation effort, as no gateways or elaborate subsystems are required
  • Direct Ethernet/PROFINET integration e.g., for transferring the measured values via MQTT to the cloud

Firmware 3.2 for managed switches

Advanced cybersecurity functionalities for your network

Firmware version 3.2 is available for all devices of the FL SWITCH 2000, FL SWITCH TSN 2000, and FL NAT 2000 product families. The new firmware version has comprehensive new security functionalities for protecting your industrial network.

Main features

  • External CA certificate support
  • Configurable password conventions
  • Several options for failed 802.1x authentication
  • Configurable SNMPv3 authentication and encryption algorithms
  • System usage notification for CLI and WBM
  • PROFINET network load class III

Your benefits

  • Improved port security and advanced security configuration options
  • Increased security for device access
  • Improved robustness for PROFINET communication
  • Advanced functions for user management

FL SWITCH 1000NT unmanaged switches

For harsh ambient conditions

Thanks to the extended temperature range, the unmanaged switches in the FL SWITCH 1000NT series are designed for use in very demanding applications for the oil and gas industry, shipbuilding, and other outdoor applications. The new versions also have a high port density and, as fiberglass versions, also enable long transmission distances.

Main features

  • Industrial unmanaged switches with variable numbers of ports and various designs
  • Metal construction, temperature range: -40°C ... +75°C
  • Supply voltage: 9 V DC ... 32 V DC, 18 V AC ... 30 V AC (fiberglass versions only)

Your benefits

  • Robust metal housing, high port density, and data prioritization for automation protocols
  • Thanks to the robust housing, the devices in the FL SWITCH 1000NT series are suitable for use in critical applications
  • Selected models offer further flexibility with SFP ports

Industrial Unmanaged Switches

Unmanaged Switches for industrial applications

Unmanaged Switches

Industrial Unmanaged Switches from Phoenix Contact excel with variable numbers of ports and various designs. We provide Unmanaged Switches with a variety of functions, depending on the application:

  • Switches for DIN rails in 19″ format and for wall mounting (IP67)
  • Up to 24 ports with copper, FO, or SFP connection
  • Fast Ethernet and Gigabit switches
  • Flat and slim design
  • Robust metal housings and versions with protective coating (conformal coating)
  • Signal contact for reporting problems with the power supply and link failures
  • Versions with an extended temperature range (-40°C ... +75°C) and redundant power supply
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) versions with up to 30 watts per port
  • PROFINET versions with PTCP filter
  • Versions with industry-specific approvals (CE, UL, KC, ATEX, IECEx, DNV/GL, ABS, LR, BSH, BV)

Managed Switches

2000 series industrial Managed Switches

2000 series Managed Switches

Managed Switches for universal automation applications

The Managed Switches of the 2000 series provide a cost-effective range of standard functions and are extremely versatile.

  • Fast Ethernet switches and Gigabit switches (incl. Jumbo Frame support)
  • Unmanaged mode: network stability without configuration effort
  • Multicast filters (IGMP snooping) to reduce the data load in the network
  • Redundancy functions (RSTP, MRP) for failsafe networks
  • Easy and flexible configuration

The 2200 and 2300 versions also feature

  • An extended temperature range (-40°C ... +70°C), redundant power supply, and alarm output
  • FO ports (SC, ST/BFOC, SFP)
  • Approvals for maritime applications (GL/DNV, BV, ABS, LR, RINA) and the process industry (ATEX, IECEx)
  • PROFINET conformance class B
  • Functions for improving failsafe performance (large tree support, fast ring detection, LACP)
  • Security functions (RADIUS authentication, MAC-based port security)
Managed SPE switches

Managed SPE switches are used to integrate intelligent sensors and actuators directly into the Ethernet network

Managed switches for Single Pair Ethernet

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) enables consistent IP-based communication down to the field level. Transmission of Ethernet data and the power supply via a single pair of wires. The FL SWITCH 2303-8SP1 devices are the first managed switches from Phoenix Contact for the SPE standard 10 BASE-T1L. Modern sensors and field devices with SPE interface can be integrated directly into the Ethernet network.

  • Long distances up to 1000 m with SPE standard 10 BASE-T1L
  • Subsystems or gateways for integrating sensors are no longer required, complexity is reduced
  • Universal use with all Ethernet and IP-based protocols
  • Material-saving and fast installation with data transmission and power supply via a single pair of wires
  • Supports all functions of the familiar FL SWITCH 2300 series
3000 and 4000 series Managed Switches

3000 and 4000 series Managed Switches

Managed Switches for stringent requirements

For complex applications, the ​Managed Switches​ of the 3000 and 4000 series combine comprehensive diagnostic, performance, and safety functions.

  • Fast Ethernet switches and Gigabit switches
  • Versions with extended temperature range
  • DIN rail and rack mounting
  • Copper, FO, or SFP ports
  • Extended ring redundancy: switch-over times of just 15 ms in the event of an error
  • Up to 64 VLANs, multicast filters, and trunking
  • Security functions (user accounts, port security, IEEE 802.1x RADIUS authentication, HTTPS)
  • PoE versions with up to 60 W per port and PoE-specific configuration options
  • Versions in accordance with IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613
  • Versions with ATEX and IECEx approval
FL SWITCH TSN 2000, the new TSN switch from Phoenix Contact

Managed TSN Switches for real-time-capable networks

Managed Switches with real-time capability for Time Sensitive Networking

The FL SWITCH TSN 2300 devices are the first Managed Switches from Phoenix Contact for Time Sensitive Networking (TSN). In addition to using them in classic applications, the innovative TSN technology also allows you to realize real-time-capable Ethernet networks. The TSN mechanisms increase the performance, robustness, and availability of current networks.

PROFINET switches

PROFINET switches

PROFINET switches

Thanks to an integrated PROFINET device, the 2200, 2300, SMCS, and GHS​ ​PROFINET switches​ are ideal for use in ​PROFINET​ ​class​ B networks.

  • MRP redundancy for fast switch-over within 200 ms
  • Fast device replacement and network topology monitoring thanks to LLDP
  • Integration into the engineering: complete configuration and diagnostics from the PROFINET controller

IRT ​Managed Ethernet Switches​ provide the ideal ​scope of functions for ​PROFINET​ ​class​​ C networks.

  • Fast Ethernet switches
  • Temperature range: -25°C ... +60°C
  • DIN rail mounting (IP20) and wall mounting (IP67)
  • Integrated ERTEC technology for PROFINET applications
  • Prioritized PROFINET data transmission
  • Diagnostics for FO paths

Routers and layer 3 switches

2000 series NAT switches

2000 series NAT switches

NAT switches

​Thanks to ​Network Address ​​Translation​, the 2000 series NAT switches allow easy connection to the higher-level network for machines or systems with the same IP address range. These NAT switches combine switching and routing in a single DIN rail device.

  • Fast Ethernet switch and Gigabit switch
  • Versions with extended temperature range: -40°C … +70°C
  • Versions with redundant power supply
  • DIN rail mounting
  • Various NAT mechanisms: 1:1 NAT, virtual NAT, IP masquerading, and port forwarding
  • Static routing
  • Free assignment of the eight ports as LAN and WLAN ports
  • RSTP redundancy (WAN and LAN) and MRP redundancy (LAN)
  • PROFINET conformance class A or B
Modular layer 3 switches for industrial applications

Modular GHS Managed Switches with layer 3 function

Modular layer 3 switches

Our most powerful switch is the modular GHS Managed Switch. Thanks to Gigabit data throughput and the optional layer 3 function, it is particularly suitable for use as an automation backbone and for connection to the higher-level company network.

  • Gigabit switch
  • Temperature range: -20°C ... +55°C
  • Redundant power supply
  • DIN rail mounting
  • Four SFP ports and up to eight media modules (FO, polymer, or HCS technology, copper or Power over Ethernet)
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP): port-specific routing up to 28 times or operate multiple routers redundantly
  • Easy configuration via display, SD card, web-based management, CLI commands, or via the FL NETWORK MANAGER software

The FL NETWORK MANAGER simplifies configuration and company management

Network management software

Commission your network quickly and easily with the FL NETWORK MANAGER network management software. The software provides support for the following steps:

  • Scanning an existing network
  • IP assignment and device configuration
  • Multi-device configuration
  • Configuration file handling
  • Firmware update
  • SNMP scripting