Hirschmann OCTOPUS OS24/34 adds PoE Functionalities to Gigabit Switch

With Power over Ethernet (PoE) now available in the OCTOPUS family of Gigabit switches and routers, system engineers no longer need additional cabling to supply power to end devices and can reduce space and weight by connecting PoE-powered devices directly to the new OCTOPUS OS24/34 switch. Designed to deliver accelerated data transfer rates under harsh environmental conditions, the switch is especially well-equipped for transportation, automotive, machine building, and manufacturing environments.

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Operational Reliability

  • With IP65 and IP67 ratings, the switch offers broad immunity against dust, water, vibrations and other external factors, and can operate in a temperature range of -40°C to +70°C
  • The switch meets market specific regulations, including EN 50155 for operating conditions in railway vehicles, EN 50121-4 for railway lines, EN 45545 for trains, GL for ships and e1 for use in road vehicles

Application-defined Performance

  • Switch can be tailor-made with choice of hardware features, such as port counts of up to 28, Gigabit ports with PoE, fiber or copper uplink ports
  • Various software levels and redundancy mechanisms are available
  • Equipped with power supply for multiple input voltage ranges, from 24 to 110 Volt Direct Current (VDC) and 110 to 230 Volt Alternating Current (VAC)

Cost Efficiency

  • Open ordering system allows for tailor-made PoE switches and customizable hardware and software options to meet specific application requirements

Details about the new Gigabit-Switches and -Routers of the OCTOPUS-family can be found at:

New Product Bulletin

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This flexible switch delivers maximum network availability and accelerated data transfers under extreme environmental conditions, meeting the needs of today’s data-rich industrial settings.

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Hirschmann OCTOPUS Gigabit Switch Offers Power over Ethernet Functionalities to Optimize Both Power and Space

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