EL212F Layer 2 Industrial Ethernet Switch

Product Data Sheet
ExtremeLine Managed Industrial Connectivity
EL212F Layer 2 Industrial Ethernet Switch
The Sixnet EL212F is a 12 port (8 + 4G) layer 2 industrial Ethernet switch with managed capabilities, designed to meet the
extreme requirements of power substations, traffic control, railway and other harsh environments. This industrial switch meets
the needs of the most demanding applications by combining high performance and security of enterprise-class switches with
rugged DIN-rail packaging and protected circuitry. With 8 fast Ethernet SFP ports, fiber or copper links can be mixed and
matched on the fly to provide the ultimate in port flexibility. Sixnet exclusive mounting features also enables quick DIN-rail or
direct panel deployment. The end result is a managed switch that provides users with the lowest cost of ownership of any
Ethernet switch in its class.
Product Highlights
Industrial Switch Product Highlights
IEC 61850/IEEE 1613 compliance ensures applications stay running in the toughest environments
Enterprise-class functionality and security future proofs the network
Powerful management and monitoring simplifies deployment and provides fault isolation
Extreme port flexibility allows for seamless field configuration and upgrade
Up to 12 fiber optic ports offer the ultimate in noise immunity
DIN-rail or direct panel mounting simplifies installation
Heavy Industrial Ratings
IEC 61850 and IEEE 1613 for utility substation automation and other power applications
NEMA TS-2 for traffic control systems
EN 50155 and EN 50121-4 for railway installations
ISA 12.12 and ATEX for Zone 2 hazardous locations
To learn more about our EL212F Industrial Ethernet Switch, simply contact [email protected] or call +1 (518) 877-5173.
Rugged, Reliable Operation
Supports deployment in extreme environments
Provides high reliability in the toughest applications
Heavy industrial ratings for power, taffic, railway and hazloc applications
Tested for IEC 61850 & IEEE 1613
Superior EMC performance and EMI immunity
-40° to +85°C operating temperature (no fans)
Rugged corrosion-resistant metal enclosure
Sealed IP40 protects against dust, dirt and debris
UL / CSA, FCC and CE compliant
UL / CSA, FCC and CE compliant
Integrated AC or DC power supply options
Advanced Networking & Redundancy
Ensures fast recovery from faults
Prioritizes handling of mission-critical data
Real-Time Ring™ for fast redundant rings
RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree) for complex redundancy
MSTP (Multiple Spanning Tree) per-VLAN redundancy
VLAN (GVRP, Q-in-Q) for convenient traffic segregation
LACP (Link Aggregation) for increased bandwidth
IGMP for multicast filtering (snooping & querying)
QoS / CoS / DS for real-time message prioritization
Jumbo frame (10K) support on Gigabit ports
Virtual stacking for up to 36 EL2xx switches
Advanced Cyber Security
Prevents against unauthorized access
Protects from unwanted intrusion
Static and dynamic port security
Authentication - SNMPv3, 802.1x, RADIUS, TACACS+ AAA / 3.0,
Web and MAC
Encryption - MD5, TLS, TTLS, TACACS+ AAA/3.0
Access Control List (ACL) per IP / MAC / VLAN / TCP / UDP
Secure Web (HTTPS / SSL) and Telnet (SSH)
Rate limiting and multicast storm protection
IP Source Guard, DHCP Snooping and Option 82
Powerful Management & Monitoring
Simplifies configuration and management
Provides fast and easy troubleshooting
Easy configuration via Web or CLI
SNMPv1, v2, v3 network management
LLDP for universal network identification
sFlow for network-level monitoring
RMON & port mirroring for advanced diagnostics
Event / Error / System logging and system monitoring
UPnP, OAM and Banner support
Dual firmware upgrade system
Relay output contact to signal alarms
Ultimate Port Flexibility
Simplifies on-site configuration
12 ports (8 + 4G)
8 fast SFP ports: mix 100M fiber or 10/100 copper
2 Gig RJ45 / SFP combo ports for copper or fiber links
2 Gig SFP ports for 10/100/1000 copper or 100/1000 fiber
Fiber transceivers support multimode, singlemode, bi-directional, single-strand and long haul up to 120km
Up to 12 total noise-immune fiber optic ports
To learn more about our EL212F Industrial Ethernet Switch, simply contact [email protected] or call +1 (518) 877-5173.
Customers Rely on the Power of Sixnet to Address Evolving Industrial Connectivity Challenges:
Enhanced redundancy
Keeps network running even under fault conditions
Real-time delivery
Prioritizes delivery of data so it’s there when you need it
Advanced multicasting
Improves performance and reduces network traffic
Increased cyber security
Protects against unauthorized access
Powerful management and monitoring tools
Simplifies set-up and configuration
Speeds troubleshooting on critical links
Supports Industrial Solution Deployment Across the Following Industries:
Smart Grid
Power Substation
Power Distribution
Wind Energy
Solar Power
Railway Installations
Traffic Control Systems
Hazardous Locations
Video Surveillance
For expert advice on your particular industrial challenge contact a Sixnet Solutions Expert.
To learn more about our EL212F Industrial Ethernet Switch, simply contact [email protected] or call +1 (518) 877-5173.
Ethernet Performance
12 total Ethernet ports (8 + 4G)
12 SFP ports for a mix of copper or fiber
4 Gigabit with 2 SFP ports and 2 RJ45/SFP combo ports
RJ45 ports: auto-negotiation (speed/duplex) and auto-crossover
Non-blocking, store and forward, wire-speed
Switching capacity and forwarding rate: 12.8 Gbps/9.5 Mpps
Jumbo frame: 10K on Gigabit ports
Ethernet isolation: 1500 Vrms 1 minute
Industrial Switch Features
Flow control: IEEE 802.3x (Full Duplex) & Back-Pressure (Half Duplex)
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP per IEEE 802.1D) plus
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
BPDU forwarding and filtering
Real-Time Ring™ for high speed fault-tolerant rings
Link loss recovery: 50ms/hop
Switches in ring: <50 for best performance
Multiple rings are supported (4 per switch)
Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
802.1Q tag-based with 256 VLANs and 4K VLAN ID
802.1v protocol and port-based VLAN
Voice and Private VLAN
GVRP and Q-in-Q (double tagging)
Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP per IEEE 802.3ad)
Static trunk (8 trunks and up to 8 ports per trunk)
Traffic load balancing
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
IGMP v1, v2 and v3 with up to 255 multicast groups
IGMP snooping and querying
Immediate leave and leave proxy
Throttling and filtering
Multicast VLAN Registration (MVR)
IEEE 802.1ab Link layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
Quality of Service (QoS) with 4 priority queues
Scheduling schemes: WRR and Strict priority
CoS per IEEE 802.1p and IP DSCP-based
DiffServ (DS): ingress, egress and remarking
Rate limiting (ingress and egress)
64Kbps to 100/1000Mbps
Per port CoS
Enable/disable ports
Port security (MAC-based): static and dynamic
DHCP Snooping and Option 82
IP Source Guard
IEEE 802.1x Network Access Control
Port-based with single or multiple host mode
Authentication: EAP-MD5, PEAP, TLS, TTLS
MAC and web authentication
Guest VLAN and Auto VLAN assignment
Authentication, Accounting and Authorization
5 servers for RADIUS, 1 server for TACACS+
Encryption: MD5, TLS, TTLS, TACACS+ AAA/3.0
Access Control List (ACL)
IP and MAC-based
VLAN and TCP / UDP port
Storm Control for broadcast and multicast messages
HTTPS/SSL for secure Web access
SSH v1.5/2.0 for secure Telnet access
SNMPv3 authentication and encryption
Username and password authentication
Management access filtering
Management & Monitoring
IP Address assignment: Static, DHCP and BOOTP
CLI (Command Line Interface) via console or Telnet
Web interface (HTTP/HTTPS/SSL)
SNMP v1, v2, v3 (Simple Network Management Protocol)
SNMP Traps for event notification
RMON (Remote Monitoring): Groups 1, 2, 3 and 9
Dual firmware update system
Configuration download and upload
Software upgrade via TFTP
Port mirroring
Event/Error/System log
Local flash
Remote server via system log (Syslog RFC 3164)
SMTP (RFC 821) email alarming
Network Time Protocol for time synchronization
SNTP (RFC 2030) and NTP (RFC 1305)
DNS (Domain Name Server) client
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
IEEE 802.3ah OAM (Operational Administration Maintenance)
Banner commands
Power Input & Alarm Output
Dual-redundant internal power input option
Locking screw block
Power input options: (absolute min-max)
+/- 24-48 VDC (D option, Class 2 Source) (absolute min & max):
+/- 18-75 VDC
+/-1 10-250 VDC or 100-240 VAC (50/60 Hz)(A option) (absolute min & max):
+/- 90-300 VDC or 85-264 VAC
Power consumption: 15 Watts typ. w/ all ports linked
Protection: current overload and reverse polarity
Alarm output: form-C relay (NO and NC contacts)
Max. voltage: 250 VAC, 30 VDC
Max. current: 2A @ 30 VDC or 250 VAC
DIN-rail mounting standard
Direct panel mounting optional
Ingress protection: IP50 sealed from dust and contaminants
Heavy-gauge corrosion-resistant metal enclosure
Dimensions (HxWxD): 6.5x2.6x6.3” (165x65x160mm)
Weight (typical): 1.5 lbs (0.68 kg)
Operating/storage temperature: -40 to 85° C per IEC 60068-2-1/2
Humidity: 5 to 95% RH (non-condensing) per IEC 60068-2-78
Vibration: 2g @ 1 to 200 Hz per IEC 60255-21-1
Seismic: 2g, 9-35Hz & 7.5mm, 1-9Hz per IEC60255-21-3
Shock: 30g @ 6ms per IEC60028-2-27
Freefall and static load per IEC60721-3-3 & IEC60068-2-31
Standards & Compliance
Power Systems: IEC61850-3, IEC60870-2-1/2; IEEE1613
Traffic Control: NEMA TS-2
Railway Systems: EN50155 & EN50121-4
Hazardous Locations:UL508/ISA12.12.01/CSA C22.2 142/213
Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D
EL212F-DC-V1: T4 @ 85C (Surrounding Air)
EL212F-AC-V1: T3C @ 50C (Surrounding Air)
EN61010-1 and CE
ATEX: EN60079-15, Zone 2, CAT3
EL212F-DC-V1 is approved for Zone 2 (ATEX) area
EMC: IEEE c37.90.1/2/3, IEC61000-6-2, IEC61000-6-4, IEC/TS61000-6-5, IEC60870-2-1, IEC61000-4 Series, FCC Part 15,
EN55022/CISPR22, CE
EMC Emissions & Immunity Certificate of Conformity
Dielectric and Impulse: IEC60255-5 & C37.90
RoHS, WEEE and REACH compliant
MTBF: >400,000 hours GB @ +40ºC per MIL-HNDBK-217F2
ISO9001:2008 certified company
5 years on design and manufacturing defects
All specifications are subject to change. Contact Sixnet to learn more.
To learn more about our EL212F Industrial Ethernet Switch, simply contact [email protected] or call +1 (518) 877-5173.
Order Guide
Part Number
12 port managed industrial Ethernet switch with a single universal
AC/DC power input
12 port managed industrial Ethernet switch with dual redundant 24/48
VDC power inputs
Fiber Transceivers
Part Number
Nom. Max
Copper RJ45
100 meters
Ports 1-8,11,12
100 m
4 km
All SFP Ports
100 m
30 km
All SFP Ports
100 m
60 km
All SFP Ports
100 m
100 km
All SFP Ports
550 meters
Ports 9 - 12
2 km
Ports 9 - 12
10 km
Ports 9 - 12
30 km
Ports 9 - 12
50 km
Ports 9 - 12
30 km
Ports 9 - 12
Note: Special application (such as Bi-Di) or extra long haul (up to 120 km) transceivers are available special order.
To learn more about our EL212F Industrial Ethernet Switch, simply contact [email protected] or call +1 (518) 877-5173.