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Migrate to full Gigabit speeds with Moxa's Gigabit Ethernet switches

EDS-G308 Taipei, Taiwan, September 3, 2008— Moxa Inc. is pleased to announce that a full Gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switch, the EDS-G308, is now available. The EDS-G308 is equipped with 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports with up to two selectable fiber optic 100/1000M SFP modules for the highest level of data transmission. The EDS-G308 series provides industrial grade features needed to withstand adverse conditions, such as -40 to 75°C operating range, redundant dual 12/24/48 VDC, 18 to 30 VAC inputs, and rugged fiber optic support. The Ethernet switches have the optimum balance of speed, cost, and long-term reliability, making it easy for users to upgrade highly demanding networks to full Gigabit speed, but without eliminating your existing 10/100M Ethernet networks.



The EDS-G308 comes with an innovative power-saving design that cuts power consumption by up to 62%. The power-saving design works by automatically detecting the link status, and reducing the power usage of ports that are idle.



Product Features
  • 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports with up to 2 Gigabit SFP fiber-optic ports
  • -40 to 75°C operating range (T models)
  • Redundant dual 12/24/48 VDC, 18 to 30 VAC power inputs
  • Relay warning for power failures and port breaks
  • Innovative power-saving design cuts power consumption by up to 62%

Gigabit Ethernet backbones have emerged as the preferred high-speed network solution for demanding applications, such as traffic surveillance, that require high-bandwidth networks. Moxa offers a wide range of Gigabit-enabled Ethernet switches that can be used to build a Gigabit backbone that connects video-over-IP equipment, Ethernet enabled devices, or other Ethernet switches to the control center. Gigabit Ethernet switches offered by Moxa include the EDS-828, a Layer 3 24+4G-port modular Ethernet switch, the EDS-728, a Layer 2 24+4G-port modular Ethernet switch, the EDS-518A, a standalone 16+2G-port Ethernet switch, the EDS-510A, a standalone 7+3G-port Ethernet switch, and the EDS-G308, a standalone full Gigabit 8G-port unmanaged Ethernet switch. Additional information about Moxa's Gigabit Ethernet switches is available at https://www.moxa.com/product/Industrial_Ethernet_Switches.htm . Email inquiries can be sent to info@moxa.com .

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

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.