Many simple networks and applications are satisfied with an unmanaged switch, which is a plug and play device. Four ranges of Hirschmann unmanaged switch are available from Daanet .
The SPIDER family provides an economical yet highly reliable ethernet switch in a compact DIN rail mounting. The RS2 range adds redundant power supplies, fault relay (most models), and an MTBF in excess of 100 years.
With higher port count and industry approvals (IEC 61850-E, ATEX etc), the RS20 and RS30 range of unmanaged switch also provide flexibility with numerous combinations of copper and fibre port selections.
For on-machine and other exposed environments, the IP67 OCTOPUS 5TX is an economical solution to reduce cabling costs, and enabling the selection of IP sensors and actuators. OCTOPUS is also available with management features, with up to 24 ports including fibre.