- Heavy Duty Managed Switches for mobile networking applications
- Uses M12 connectors (in lieu of RJ45) to withstand shock & vibration
- Configurable ports for 10/100 copper, PoE, fibre, and Gb copper or fibre
- Full-featured MNS-6K software in a small rugged package
- Power choices: DC at 110V for railways, 12V, 24V, 48V, 125V, 250V, Dual-Source; Universal AC
6KM Mobile Ethernet Switches are the first industrialgrade switches purpose built for mobile networking applications. Where mission critical networks are vehicular and subject to continuous motion and vibration while in operation, 6KMs are the choice. Designed to travel and built with military-style M12 connectors, 6KMs withstand shock and vibration in the harshest of mobile environments, but do not carry the excessive cost of mil-spec waterproof products.
The high performance 6KM base unit comes with four 10/100 M12 copper ports (either regular or PoE). Up to four 100Mb fibre ports or up to four more 10/100 M12 copper ports, or combinations, may also be configured. Two Gigabit ports may also be configured with 10/ 100/1000 M12 copper ports or LC-type fibre. The 6KM Mobile Ethernet Switches come with the bestof- breed MNS-6K managed networks software, proven in tens of thousands of hardened applications over 10 years of service. It features GUI ease of use, Secure Web Management, SNMPv2,v3 management, 802.1p QoS Prioritization, Tag-based VLANs, IGMP Snooping and IGMPL2 multicast management, port security, and a choice of software redundancy options including RSTP-2004 with industry-leading fault recovery times in rings and meshes. MNS-6K-SECURE adds more security features such as SSH, RADIUS and TACACS+ support, SFTP, DHCP Server, Syslog events, TFTP and SNTP Server.
6KMs are ideal for mobile networks such as on passenger railways, public service and emergency vehicles, shipboard, mining equipment, and military vehicles. Applications include in-carriage networking of IP-enabled infotainment systems, security and surveillance systems, and mobile network devices on trains, light rail and busses, as well as passenger accommodation technology in a variety of mobile scenarios.
The 6KM Mobile Ethernet Switch has the appropriate agency approvals, including EN50155 and EN50121-4 Railway Applications Standards, IEC61373 for shock and vibration, NEMA TS-2 for transportation systems outdoors, and DNV certification for shipboard and other marine applications. Additional certifications include third-party UL testing for safety, NEBS L3 compliance, and IEC 61850 & IEEE 1613 for power utilities.
The 6KM’s sealed metal case serves as a heat sink, enabling it to operate in the harshest mobile environments and achieves high EMI noise immunity. The 6KM is available with optional Conformal Coating for moisture resistance and is rated IP52 for protection against dust and dirt. The 6KM can be configured with the user’s choice of power input, including DC at 12V, 24V, 48V, 110V, 125V, 250V, and Dual-Source for each, as well as universal AC.