FR-7M3208S is a new-generation Smart Industrial Ethernet Switch with 8-Port 10/100/1000Base-TX and 2-Port 100/1000Base-FX SFP with 2 x RS485/422/232, that converts between the Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU/ASCII protocols. With a dual power input design, FR-7M3208S can offer redundant mechanisms for critical applications that need always-on connections. It can also operate at a standard temperature range of -40 to 75°C. Housed in rugged DIN rail or wall mountable IP40 enclosures, these switches are perfect for harsh environments, such as industrial networking, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). They are also suitable for many militaries and utility market applications where environmental conditions exceed commercial product specifications.
All-aluminum Case, Compact and Fanless Design
-40 to 75℃ temperature maintains performance in extreme conditions
DIN Rail and wall-mountable – quick to install and remove for maintenance
Full gigabit L2+ management, easy to manage the industrial network by CLI/WebGUI/NMS.
Build up a redundant network with STP/RSTP/MSTP/ERPSv2.
RADIUS, SNMPv3, IEEE 802.1x, HTTPs, SSHv2 and sticky MAC address to enhance network security
EherNet/IP and Modbus TCP protocols supported for device management and monitoring
Electric 8KV surge protection Complete status indicator, working state at a glance
Power input polarity protection design, no worry about wrong operation
QoS, Priority mode based on 802.1P, Port & DSCP, queue scheduling algorithm including SP, WRR&SP+WRR
Take Your Industrial Operations to the Next Level with Serial over Ethernet Switching
The Serial over Ethernet Industrial Switch is equipped with a rugged IP40 metal enclosure to ensure industrial operation in harsh environments where extremely low or high temperatures can be experienced. It is specially designed for outdoor and industrial applications such as city surveillance systems, smart manufacturing, etc. It is ideal for smart lamp post applications, and rapid deployment provides users with a cost-effective and highly reliable option.
The Future of Industrial IoT is Here: Get Connected with Serial Over Ethernet Switch
The future of industrial IoT is here, and it’s time to get connected with a serial over ethernet switch. This technology offers a number of advantages for industries that are looking to take their operations to the next level. Serial over ethernet switch provides a high-speed connection between devices and helps to facilitate communication between them. This means that data can be transferred more quickly and efficiently between devices, allowing for better decision-making and faster response times. In addition, serial over ethernet switch is more robust and reliable than other methods of connecting devices, making it ideal for mission-critical applications.
Streamline Your Serial Communication With Fiberroad’s Industrial Switch
Fiberroad Serial over Ethernet Industrial Switch provides an all-in-one solution. It converts RS232/422/485 connections to Ethernet connections, allowing seamless communication between traditional serial-based devices such as PLC, meters, sensors, and barcode readers to an IP-based Ethernet device. More importantly, the industrial switch is fully compliant with Modbus/TCP and offers a convenient solution for connecting existing devices or controllers running the Modbus serial protocol(Modbus/ACSCII or Modbus/RTU) to an Ethernet network.
Build Up Secure Network with L2+ Industrial Switch
FR-7M3208S provides robust Layer 2+ Gigabit network connectivity, including but not limited to Static route, LAN network security, ACL/QoS policy… Moreover, By configuring ITU-T G.8032 ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) technology, Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s MSTP), and redundant power systems in industrial automation networks to enhance system reliability and uptime in harsh environments. As can be seen, the Managed Industrial Switch is easy to manage and maintain.
Manage the Industrial Network Anytime, Anywhere
Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch allows various network management methods, such as the WebGUI, CLI and NMS. The notion of easy to use, particularly with no additional hardware investment and installation. Industrial Network Switch can deploy centralised management, Layer 2 to Layer 4 QoS, Bandwidth allocation, real-time monitoring, etc.
Serial over Ethernet Switch FAQs
How does the Serial over Ethernet industrial switch work?
The Serial over Ethernet industrial switch works by converting existing serial connections (RS-232/422/485) to Ethernet connections, allowing for communication between serial-based devices and IP-based Ethernet devices. It is also fully compliant with Modbus/TCP protocol and provides an easy solution for connecting existing devices or controllers running the Modbus serial protocol. Furthermore, the industrial switch provides real-time data access, secure network transmissions, remote diagnostic capabilities, multiple operating modes, and more. With its powerful yet flexible features, this industrial switch is ideal for both short-term and long-term applications.
How to set up ITU-T G.8032 ERPS on this industrial switch?
Setting up ITU-T G.8032 ERPS on our industrial switch is simple and straightforward. With the intuitive web-based user interface, you can easily configure multiple rings with just a few clicks. Moreover, our advanced ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) technology enables automatic node switching in case of any link failure, ensuring complete redundancy and maximum system uptime even in harsh environments.
How do I connect my Serial over Ethernet switch to my network?
The Serial over Ethernet switch is easy to set up and requires no special configuration. First, connect the switch to your local area network using a standard Ethernet cable. Then, connect your serial devices to the appropriate serial ports on the switch using RS-232/422/485 cables (depending on what type of serial devices you are connecting). Finally, you can use the integrated web interface or Modbus/TCP protocol to configure and manage the switch for further customization.
What is Modbus/TCP Protocol?
The Modbus/TCP Protocol is a communications protocol built with industrial applications in mind. It’s designed as a master-slave protocol, meaning that one device (the master) sends requests to other devices (the slaves) and can receive responses from them. The Serial over Ethernet Switch allows you to use this protocol by converting existing serial connections (RS-232/422/485) to Ethernet connections, allowing for communication between serial-based devices and IP-based Ethernet devices.