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ET-8MS-OEM Industrial Ethernet Switch

industrial_switch_oem_8msBoard-Level OEM Industrial Connectivity

Sixnet’s ET-8MS-OEM is a 8+ port managed industrial Ethernet switch designed for OEM-embedded applications. This powerful board-level solution enables organizations to save time and money by private labeling state-of-the-art industrial switches.





Industrial Switch Product Highlights

  • Board-level design for embedded applications
  • 10 ports – including one MII – for flexible interfacing
  • 8 10/100 PHYs and magnetics on board
  • 2 Gigabit available through external PHYs
  • Board-to-board or board-to-wire connections
  • Extra output lines to drive external LEDs
  • Compact 3.55 x 3.78” (9.0 x 9.6 cm) design
  • -40 to 75°C operating range


Real-Time Secure Performance

  • Fast wire-speed switching
  • Intelligent message routing – no collisions
  • Real-Time Ring™ and Rapid Spanning Tree (RSTP) for fast redundant ring or mesh connections
  • SNMPv1 and v2 network management
  • SNMPv3 authentication and encryption for security
  • SNMP notifications (traps) for report on event
  • Priority Queuing (QoS/CoS) for real-time operation
  • IGMP for Multicast filtering (snooping and querying)
  • VLAN for convenient traffic segregation
  • Open-source programming for ultimate flexibility
  • Broadcast and multicast storm protection
  • RMON and port mirroring for advanced diagnostics
  • Security with HTTPS, SSL, SSH, SNMPv3 and more
  • Easy to use interfaces: web, CLI or Telnet
  • Free firmware upgrades forever


Ethernet Performance

  • Managed industrial switch
  • Store and forward, wire-speed switching
  • Automatic address learning, aging and migration
  • Full duplex operation with flow control (no collisions)
  • All IEEE 802.3 Ethernet protocols supported
  • 8192 MAC addresses supported
  • Memory bandwidth: 32 Gbps
  • Typical latency (varies on load):
    • @ 100 Mbps: 5 µs + frame time
    • @ 10 Mbps: 16 µs + frame time
  • Ethernet isolation 1500 VRMS 1 minute

Ethernet Ports

  • 10 possible Ethernet ports total
    • 8 fast Ethernet with on-board PHYs and magnetics; available through board-to-board or wire connectors
    • 2 Gigabit Ethernet (require external PHYs and magnetics); available through board-to-board connector
    • 1 MII port (shared with 1 Gigabit port above) for interface to an external CPU or PHY or fiber optic transceiver; available through board-to-board connector
  • Ports support plug and play operation
    • Auto-negotiation for 10 or 100 Mbps
    • Auto-MDI/MDIX-crossover for either cable type
    • Auto-polarity corrects for crossed +/- signals

Ethernet Compliance

  • IEEE 802.3 (10Mbps Ethernet supports legacy devices)
  • IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet 100Mbps for newer devices)
  • IEEE 802.3z (Gigabit Ethernet 1000Mbps)
  • IEEE 802.3x (Full-Duplex with Flow Control)
  • IEEE 802.1D/w, 802.1p, 802.1Q and much more

Power Input

  • Power input voltage: 3.3 or 5.0 VDC (regulated)
  • Input power (typ. 8 ports active at 100 Mbps): 4 W


  • Operating temperature: -40 to 75°C (cold startup at -40) with proper heat-sinking
  • Storage temperature: -40 to 85°C
  • Humidity (non-condensing): 5 to 95% RH
  • Vibration and shock: IEC68-2-6, -2-27 and -2-32 with proper mounting

Standards & Compliance

  • Electrical safety: EN61010-1, CE
  • EMC: FCC part 15, ICES-003; EN61000-6-2/4, CE
  • RoHS and WEEE compliant
  • ISO9001:2008 certified company


  • Weight: 4 oz. (0.11 kg)
  • Dimensions: 3.55 x 3.78” (9.0 x 9.6 cm)

All specifications are subject to change. Contact Sixnet to learn more.

Order Guide

Part NumberDescription
ET-8MS-OEM-15V power industrial switch with ALL connectors*
ET-8MS-OEM-25V power industrial switch with board-to-board connectors* only (bottom of board)
ET-8MS-OEM-1-33.3V power industrial switch with ALL connectors*
ET-8MS-OEM-2-33.3V power industrial switch with board-to-board connectors* only (bottom of board)

A test fixture is also available. Contact Sixnet for details.

* Reference mechanical diagram for location of connectors.

For more information

    Contact Network specialists Ring UK today for professional advice about which system you should go for. We will assess your requirements and research and explain all the options available to you to help you or your client choose a perfect product that meets your needs.

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