The IS420ESWAH1A, one of five available versions of the ESWB switch, has sixteen individual ports that support 10/100Base-tx connections with 2 Fiber ports. The IS420ESWBH2A typically installs using DIN-rail mounting. IS420ESWAH1A is coming with 2 fiber port capabilities. GE’s product line of industrial, unmanaged Ethernet switches 10/100, ESWA and ESWB, are specifically designed to meet the needs of real-time industrial control solutions and are required for all IONet switches used in a Mark* VIe and Mark VIeS.
Safety control system. To meet the requirements for speed and functionality, the following features are provided for this ethernet switch:
compatibility: 802.3, 802.3u, and 802.3x
10/100 base copper with auto-negotiation
100 Mbps FX uplink port
LEDs to indicate the status of Link Presence, Activity, and Duplex, and Speed per port
Power indicator LED
Minimum 256 KB buffer with 4 K MAC addresses
Dual power supply inputs for redundancy.
The GE Ethernet/IONet switches are available in two hardware forms: ESWA and ESWB. Each hardware form is available in
five versions (H1A, H2A, H3A, H4A, H5A) that vary in fiber-optic port configuration options, which include no fiber ports, multi-mode
fiber ports, or single-mode (longer distance) fiber ports.
The major difference in IS420ESWAH1A models is the availability of optic fiber connectivity.