16-port industrial Ethernet switch offered in 20 models

Brea, CA·Moxa Technologies Inc. recently launched EDS-316, a new 16-port Ethernet Switch that the company says provides 'one of the most cost-effective solutions for industrial Ethernet connections,' in copper and fiber versions.

By Control Engineering Staff June 20, 2006

Moxa Technologies’ EDS-316, a 16-port Ethernet Switch, is available in fiber or copper.

Brea, CA — Moxa Technologies Inc . recently launched EDS-316, a new 16-port Ethernet Switch that the company says provides ‘one of the most cost-effective solutions for industrial Ethernet connections.’ All-copper models of EDS-316 come with 16 10/100BaseT(X) ports, and the fiber models are equipped with 14 10/100BaseT(X) ports. With its high performance, diversity, and flexible industrial design, EDS-316 reportedly is suitable for a variety of industrial Ethernet applications, machine, factory, and building automation included.

The EDS-316 series comes in 20 models. Several include a built-in relay warning function that provides an alert during power failures or when ports get disconnected. It has a wide operating temperature range (-40 to 75°C), DIN-rail mounting capability, and redundant dual 24-V dc power inputs.

— Control Engineering Daily News Desk Mark T. Hoske , editor-in-chief