Ruggedized Control Cabinet Switches

Extreme conditions require extremely robust network Solutions
The harsher the ambient and operating conditions, the greater is the need for extremely robust network components. 
With its MACH1000 and GREYHOUND Ruggedized Switches, Belden offers a highly flexible and robust product families that has been designed specifically for use under extreme conditions like high temperature, shock, vibration or EMC.


  • Substation IEC61850: The switches meet the requirements of power transmission and distribution.
  • Physical Security, Video Surveillance networks: Variants with up to 28 Gigabit ports and Power over Ethernet support.
  • Transportation - Approval for ships and train applications
  • Hazardous Locations - Approval for use in areas exposed to explosion hazards
  • Industrial Automation
Technical Information

Fast/Gigabit Ethernet switch designed for use in harsh industrial environments with a need for cost-effective, entry-level devices. Up to 28 ports thereof 20 in the basic unit and in addition a media module slot that allow customers to add or change 8 additional ports in the field.

Greyhound 1040 Ethernet-Switch
A second product family offers Layer 2 and Layer 3 with up to 28 Gigabit ports. Thereof 4 ports even support 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet. The basic unit is equipped with 12 fixed Ports and two slots for additional 8 port media modules. These modules can be configured customer specific and exchanged in the field. Hot swappable redundant power supplies that can be easily changed out to ensure an uninterrupted communication.
Fast/Gigabit Ethernet switches with up to 28 configurable ports with layer 2 software.
The full Gigabit version with non-blocking architecture features 16 Gigabit Combo ports and in addition a layer 3 software with static and dynamic routing.
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