THE Advantech EDG-6528 8-port 10/100Mbps industrial Ethernet switch has been awarded "Best Product" in the Industrial Ethernet and Communications division of Control Engineering China magazine, in a recent ceremony in Shanghai, China.
Over 150,000 readers of Control Engineering China voted in the eight product categories that included 54 companies and 104 products.
Readers were asked to judge the nominated products based on quality, company service and cost-effectiveness.
The EDG-6528 provides fast and cost-effective expansion of industrial networks featuring high-grade design that assures reliability and stability.
With eight 10/100Mbps Ethernet ports, the EDG-6528 has a range of industrial features including full/half duplex flow control, MDI/MDIX auto crossover, broadcast storm protection, auto-negotiation and a memory buffer to support store-and-forward transmission.
The unit supports dual +12-48VDC power inputs for redundant applications, with 3000VDC surge protection.
The Ethernet ports feature 4000VDC ESD protection and the unit is both DIN rail and panel mount compatible.
Also available is the EDG-6528I, with a wide operating temperature of –40-85°C.