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High Port Density PoE Hardened Managed Switch in DIN Rail Form Factor

Taipei, Taiwan November 26th, 2018
EtherWAN Systems Inc., has released the EX78162 Series, a Hardened 16-port 10/100BASE PoE and 2-port Gigabit Ethernet switching platform that offers a robust 16 ports of 30 Watt PoE (Power over Ethernet), with a total power budget of 240 Watts. The EX78162's small form factor (only half the size of a standard 18 port PoE switch) is a unique feature for a device with these specifications, allowing it to be installed in locations where space is limited.

It has already been successfully installed in a large-scale public metro system, and has satisfied the stringent performance and environmental requirements of critical urban infrastructure.

The EX78162 is equipped with EtherWAN's Alpha-Ring self-healing ring technology providing less than 15ms fault recovery time. Access management features include port security, IGMP snooping, port-based VLAN,GARP protocols, link aggregation, via web browser, telnet, SSH, SNMP, RMON, TFTP, and RS-232 console interfaces. With its hardened specifications, the EX78162 Series is built for long-term dependable operation, even at temperatures from -40 to 75°C, and in environments where high ESD (Electro-static discharge), shock, and vibration may be present.

Additionally, the EX78162 supports DDM (Digital Diagnostics Monitoring) on installed SFP transceivers. This allows for close monitoring of real-time parameters, including optical input/output power, temperature, laser bias current, and transceiver supply voltage. The DDM interface includes a system of alarms, which can send an alert when an operating parameter exceeds an established setting.

About EtherWAN

EtherWAN Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Hardened Ethernet, PoE, and Fiber connectivity products specifically designed for harsh and demanding environments. Founded in 1996 in Irvine CA, EtherWAN specializes in the design and manufacture of Ethernet Switches, Media Converters, Ethernet Extenders and Power over Ethernet products for applications where connectivity is crucial.

With a core focus on Ethernet connectivity for extreme environments in which product reliability and quality are top priorities, EtherWAN's product development, engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance processes are structured to push the limits of stated specifications.

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