The technically optimised Ethernet Switches CU2008 and CU2016 replace the previous device series. The new switches have the same size as before, with identically arranged RJ 45 sockets and power connection. In order to improve the readability of the status LEDs, they are located directly at the RJ 45 sockets.
The new devices no longer have a configuration DIP switch (for which there was generally no need), thereby eliminating the risk of configuration errors in practice.
The Beckhoff Ethernet Switches offer 8 or 16 RJ 45 Ethernet ports. Switches relay incoming Ethernet frames to the destination ports. In full duplex mode they prevent collisions. They can be used universally in automation and office networks. The robust, slimline devices offer user-friendly installation in a stainless steel/aluminum housing via an integrated DIN rail adapter. The price for the optimised housing was reduced by 16%.