N-Tron expands Industrial Ethernet switch line with high voltage fiber series

The switches provide the ability to configure fiber rings and fiber uplinks with a high degree of EMI resistivity from an ultra compact footprint.

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New from N-Tron, the 700 Series high-voltage switches are fully manageable Industrial Ethernet switches featuring up to four fiber ports in an exceptionally small form factor. The company says the new switches provide the ability to configure fiber rings and fiber uplinks, from an ultra compact footprint.

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The company notes that fiber optic communication provides very high levels of noise immunity in environments where high electromagnetic interference (EMI) presents detrimental factor, i.e. applications such as railway and power substation installations. Further, the new device's fiber connections also support links over extended distances -- up to 80 km -- an essential for wind farms and power utilities.

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N-Tron says the switches' ultra compact size and versatile mounting capability allow them to be housed anywhere on a network, even in areas where space is very tight.

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