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SL-2ES 2 Port Industrial Ethernet Media Converter

SlimLine Industrial Connectivity

SL-2ES 2 Port Industrial Ethernet Fiber Optic Media Converter

“The SL-2ES is an Ethernet media converter that provides fast performance allowing for real-time operation in industrial networking applications. These ruggedized converters are industrial hardened to provide superior reliability. They require no user set-up and immediately start operating as soon as they’re powered up”


SL-2ES 2 Port Industrial Ethernet Media Converter Overview

Media Converter Product Highlights
  • Converts RJ45 copper to noise-immune fiber optic, or vice versa
  • 1 Fast 10/100BaseTX auto-everything RJ45 port
  • 1 Fast 100BaseFX fiber optic port for distances up to 120km
  • Slim packaging fits on your DIN-rail
  • High performance and value
  • Industrial hardened design
  • Dual power inputs keeps you running
  • Plug and play saves you time and money



Real-Time Ethernet Performance
  • Fast wire-speed performance
  • Intelligent message routing (no collisions)
  • Ideal for any system


Plug & Play Simplicity
  • Auto-sensing for speed and duplex
  • Auto-mdi/mdix-crossover works with straight or crossed cables
  • Auto-polarity corrects for crossed signals


Trouble-Free Operation
  • Ultra-reliable 1,000,000+ hours MTBF
  • UL/CSA (CUL), CE, hazardous locations (Zone 2) and maritime rated
  • Dual power inputs with industrial surge and spike protection
  • DIN rail or direct panel mounting (no extra kits required)



Ethernet Performance
  • Operation: Store and forward, wire-speed, non-blocking
  • Modes: Full or half duplex operation with flow control
  • MAC addresses: 1024
  • Memory bandwidth: 3.2 Gbps
  • Latency (typical):
    • 5 us for 100 Mbps
    • 16 us for 10 Mbps (plus frame time)
  • Ethernet isolation: 1500 Vrms 1 minute
RJ45 Copper Ports
  • RJ45 port: 1
  • RJ45 speed and duplex: 10/100 auto-detecting for speed and duplex (full or half)
  • RJ45 MDI/MDIX: Auto-crossover automatically supports either straight or crossed cables
  • RJ45 polarity: Auto-polarity for automatic correction of crossed TXD and RXD pairs
Fiber Optic Ports
  • Fiber optic ports: 1
  • Fiber speed: 100BaseFX (100 Mbps)
  • Modes: Multimode, singlemodes or long haul
  • Distance: Up to 120km
  • Connector type: SC or ST style
  • See separate fiber datasheet for fiber details
  • Contact SIXNET for special transceivers
  • Eye safety: IEC60825-1, Class 1; FDA 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11
Networking Compliance
  • Devices supported: All IEEE 802.3 compliant devices are supported
  • Standards: IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x and more
Power Input
  • Input voltage range: 10 to 30 VDC
  • Power consumption: 2.0 W typical with all ports linked and active
  • Industrial surge and spike protection:
    • Transient: 15 kW peak
    • Spike: 5 kW (10 times for 10 us)
  • Operating temperature: -10 to 60°C
  • Contact Sixnet if you need wide temperature operation
  • Storage temperature: -40 to 85°C
  • Humidity: 5 to 95% RH (non-condensing)
  • Vibration and shock: IEC60068-2-6, -27 and -32
Standards & Compliance
  • Electrical safety: UL508/CSA C22.2/14 per CUL; EN61010-1, CE
  • EMC: FCC part 15, ICES-003; EN55022, EN61000-4-2/4, CE
  • Hazardous Locations: UL1604/CSA22.2/213 per CUL (Class I, Div. 2); EN60079-15 (Zone 2, Category 3), CE (ATEX)
  • Maritime: Rated for marine and offshore per ABS
  • RoHS and WEEE compliant
  • ISO9001:2000 certified company
  • Case: Slim style, ideal for DIN rail mounting
  • Material: Corrosion-proof Lexan polycarbonate (UL94V0)
  • Protection: IP30 protection from dust and debris
  • Mounting: DIN rail or direct to panel (no optional kits or accessories required)
  • Dimensions: 1.0” x 3.95” x 3.26” (2.54 x 10.0 x 8.28 cm)
  • Weight: 4 oz. (0.11 kg)

Order Guide

Order Guide

Part NumberDescription
SL-2ES-2SC1 RJ45 ports and 1 mm fiber SC, 4 km
SL-2ES-2ST1 RJ45 ports and 1 mm fiber ST, 4 km
SL-2ES-3SC1 RJ45 ports and 1 sm fiber SC, 20 km
SL-2ES-3ST1 RJ45 ports and 1 sm fiber ST, 20 km
SL-2ES-3SCL1 RJ45 ports and 1 sm fiber SC, 40+ km
SL-2ES-3STL1 RJ45 ports and 1 sm fiber ST, 40+ km

Contact Ring for special or long haul transceavers up to 120 km

Part NumberDescription
ET-PS-024-02Power supply - AC to 24VDC, 2A
SP-ETH-2Dual port Ethernet surge and lightning protector for 10/100 ports only

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