BOBCAT - Next Generation Compact Managed Switches

Get ready for the next generation network with the first industrial switch to provide advanced security and real-time communication through time-sensitive networking (TSN) technology on all ports for standardized Ethernet usage in any application.

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The Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch is the first of its kind to enable real-time communication using TSN.

To effectively support the increasing real-time communication requirements in industrial settings, a strong Ethernet network backbone is essential. This compact managed switches allow for expanded bandwidth capabilities by adjusting your SFPs from 1 to 2.5 Gigabit – requiring no change to the appliance.



The managed BOBCAT switches provide an optimum degree of flexibility.

Using the web configurator, you can exploit our range of many different options to configure the ideal switch variant for your purposes – even if you only need one of a particular configuration.

  • Simultaneously support multiple services on one network through TSN Technology
  • Limit downtime and ensure network protection through advanced security features
  • Prepare for future network growth with increased bandwidth and speed capabilities
  • Real-time TSN Ethernet support for precise data transmission
  • Advanced security features, including wire-speed access control lists (ACL) and automatic denial-of-service (DoS) prevention
  • Increased bandwidth capabilities, supporting tri-speed fiber SFP slots with 100MB/s, 1 Gig and 2.5 Gigabit speeds
  • Hardware-supported time synchronization in accordance with IEEE 1588v2 Precision Time Protocol
  • Interoperability with legacy systems for simplified migration
  • Additional interface options through digital input for more flexibility
  • Robust industrial design reinforces the switch’s resistance against harsh conditions

The Hirschmann BOBCAT Switches are an ideal solution for classic automation applications that require real-time communication, low latency, and the simultaneous synchronization of data and information to control operations. The appliance is best for engineers, system integrators and machine builders looking for a powerful and future-proof device.

This compact managed Switches are an essential appliance relevant to many industrial markets:

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Machine Building
  • Water Management
  • Security
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Oil & Gas

The Hirschmann BOBCAT Switch is also applicable to the transportation and power and energy industries, helping to deliver critical real-time information, like deterministic signaling and energy flow.

For your convenience we created in addition a list of standard types. All this versions come with a simplified product name and support the approval cUL61010.

Fast Ethernet Fiber PortsFast Ethernet TX PortsGigabit Ethernet Fiber Ports Gigabit Ethernet TX PortsOperating TemperatureOrder Number e-Catalog Product Name
0 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-001 BRS20-4TX
0 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-011 BRS20-4TX-EEC
0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-002 BRS20-8TX
0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-012 BRS20-8TX-EEC
2 x 100BASE-FX, MM, SC 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-003 BRS20-4TX/2FX
2 x 100BASE-FX, MM, SC 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-013 BRS20-4TX/2FX-EEC
2 x 100BASE-FX, MM, SC 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-004 BRS20-8TX/2FX
2 x 100BASE-FX, MM, SC 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-014 BRS20-8TX/2FX-EEC
2 x 100BASE-FX, SM, SC 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-005 BRS20-4TX/2FX-SM
2 x 100BASE-FX, SM, SC 4 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-015 BRS20-4TX/2FX-SM-EEC
2 x 100BASE-FX, SM, SC 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-006 BRS20-8TX/2FX-SM
2 x 100BASE-FX, SM, SC 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 0 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-016 BRS20-8TX/2FX-SM-EEC
0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 4 x Fast/Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot 0 0°C to +60°C 942 170-007BRS30-8TX/4SFP
0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX 4 x Fast/Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot 0 -40°C to +70°C 942 170-017 BRS30-8TX/4SFP-EEC
0 0 0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T0°C to +60°C 942 170-008BRS40-8TX
0 0 0 8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T-40°C to +70°C942 170-018BRS40-8TX-EEC
0 0 4 x Fast/Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T0°C to +60°C 942 170-009BRS40-8TX/4SFP
0 0 4 x Fast/Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T-40°C to +70°C 942 170-019BRS40-8TX/4SFP-EEC
0 0 4 x Fast/Gigabit/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T0°C to +60°C942 170-010BRS50-8TX/4SFP
0 0 4 x Fast/Gigabit/2.5 Gigabit Ethernet SFP-Slot8 x 10BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX/ 1000BASE-T-40°C to +70°C942 170-020BRS50-8TX/4SFP-EEC

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