Siemens Scalance XB unmanaged Ethernet switch

Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. expanded its Scalance X family of industrial Ethernet switches to include the space saving and affordable Scalance XB. The entry level, Scalance XB unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch can be used in a line or star topology where plug-and-play connections and low-cost port expansion features are required.
By Control Engineering Staff August 1, 2009
Siemens Scalance XB industrial Ethernet switch

Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. expanded its Scalance X family of industrial Ethernet switches to include the space saving and affordable Scalance XB. The entry level, Scalance XB unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch can be used in a line or star topology where plug-and-play connections and low-cost port expansion features are required. The switches offer up to eight 10/100 Mbit/s ports.

With an IP20 degree of protection in a compact design, Scalance XB switches are constructed with a durable plastic housing that is easily mounted on standard rails. LED diagnostics available on the switch include power, link status, and traffic data.

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