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MOXA Robust Ethernet Switch─IP67-rated protection provides resistance from troubling environmental factors

Taipei, Taiwan , August 20, 2007—MOXA is proud to announce its first Ethernet switches with IP67-rated housing. The EDS-305-M12 series of 5-port industrial unmanaged Ethernet switches with M12 connectors are designed for the toughest industrial applications. The rugged, IP67-rated design makes the EDS-305-M12 switches ideal for use in harsh or outdoor environments, such in the transportation and factory automation industries. The EDS-305-M12 switches are water-resistance, and are designed to be resistant to the effects of dust, dirt, humidity, vibration, and shock.

The EDS-305-M12 switches use M12 connectors for the Ethernet interface. M12 connectors can ensure a tight connection, and keep your Ethernet connections from popping loose in high-vibration applications, such as in moving vehicles. This IP67 industrial Ethernet switch with reliable M12 tight plugs help ensure that your applications run non-stop in any hazardous industrial environment. In addition, the EDS-305-M12 switches have received important industrial and safety approvals, such as UL508, Class 1, Div. 2, and will also receive DNV/GL maritime certification for specialized applications.

Besides the M12 robust connections and basic built-in network switching technology, the EDS-305-M12 series plug-n-play Ethernet switches have a rugged design. Two models are available, both of which are IP67-rated to be waterproof. One model has an operating temperature range of 0 to 60°C, and the other model has an extended operating temperature range of -40 to 75°C. With its small size and rugged IP67 housing, users can save more space and reduce costs, since the EDS-305-M12 switches can be installed directly onsite, without the need to provide an additional protective casing.

EDS-305-M12 Industrial IP67 Unmanaged Ethernet Switches

  • 5 10/100BaseT(X) M12 connectors for robust connections
  • 10/100M, F/H duplex mode, and auto MDI/MDI-X connection
  • Power input at 12 to 45 VDC, 18 to 30 VAC
  • -40 to 75°C operating temperature models available

If you would like additional information, please contact us at info@moxa.com . You may also visit MOXA's corporate website at www.moxa.com/product/EDS-305-M12

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Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.