Features of the MEN Compact PCI Serial Ethernet Switch:
- 4 HP CompactPCI Serial
- 4 Gigabit Ethernet (front) via RJ45 or M12
- Power over Ethernet (PoE) PSE (all ports)
- LEDs for link and activity status
- 1 Gigabit Ethernet via rear I/O (optional)
- -40 to +70(+85)°C operating temperature
- Certified according to EN50155
Optionally a fifth Gigabit Ethernet port can be made accessible at the rear via the J6 connector.
Thanks to the integrated self-test mechanisms, the Gigabit Ethernet switch is a very reliable component in communications systems and supports fully and hlft duplex, fast non-blacking store-and-forward switching and autonegotiation as well as Layer-2 switching. The G301 is fault-tolerant and restores itself automatically: if a link is temporarily unavailable, it will work again after the disturbance without any restart or reset.
The board supports Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) with Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) for up to 4 external devices with a total power consupmtion of 28W.
Using a configuration EEPROM, the G301 can be exabtly tailored to each application's requiements (fixed management configuration). This includes features such as 802.1p priority and port-based priority, port based VLAN or VLAN-IDs according to IEEE 802.1q. The Ethernet switch has especially been develoed for mobile communication in harsh environments and is certified for operation in the extended temperature range according to railway standard EN50155.
All components are soldered to withstand shock and vibrations and are prepared for conformal coating.