Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Oct 7, 2019

EIN Omnitron HPoE 400Omnitron Systems recently introduced the addition of high-power Power over Ethernet (HPoE) fiber switches to the industrial RuggedNet and enterprise OmniConverter product lines that enable fiber optic distance extension to HPoE powered devices.

“The introduction of the high-power PoE RuggedNet and OmniConverter fiber switches provide integrators and end users the ability to deploy power-hungry Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras with heaters and blowers, small cells, and multi-stream wireless access points at any distance from the head end network equipment,” said Sankar Ramachandran, Omnitron’s Product Marketing Director. “These new HPoE fiber switches provide 60 Watts of high-power PoE for up to four powered devices.”

Both the RuggedNet and OmniConverter PoE fiber switches feature one or two fiber Gigabit ports, and four 10/100/1000 RJ-45 ports capable of delivering 15.4W PoE, 30W PoE+, and 60W HPoE.  They are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and provide full 60 Watts of HPoE power on all four RJ-45 ports. 

RuggedNet industrial PoE fiber switches are standards-compliant ruggedized network switches that are temperature hardened to -40º to 75ºC, and designed for deployments in manufacturing, transportation, energy, and IoT applications. They feature alarm relay contact, digital input connector, and single or dual DC power.

OmniConverter PoE fiber switches are designed for standard commercial network deployments. They can be wall or DIN-rail mounted, and are powered using external AC to DC power adapters.

Both the RuggedNet and OmniConverter PoE fiber switches are available in managed and unmanaged models.  The managed models can be managed via an IP-based web interface, Telnet or serial console interface. The IP-based web management provides the ability to monitor status and configure hardware parameters using a web browser.

Both the RuggedNet and OmniConverter PoE fiber switches support specialized networking modes for efficient delivery of data traffic, including Directed Switch Mode and Dual Device Mode. Directed Switch Mode prevents port flooding by routing multicast traffic, such as video, only to its destination ports.  Models with two fiber ports support Dual Device Mode that enables the device to operate as two separate and isolated PoE switches with independent fiber uplinks and RJ-45 ports.

Models with two fiber ports also facilitate daisy chain topologies and fiber link protection with less than 50ms failover. All models feature remote PoE port reset that eliminates the need for dispatching technical personnel to remote locations to physically reset PDs such as cameras and wireless access points.

Both product lines are available with Small Form Pluggable (SFP) connectors, or with SC, ST and LC fixed-fiber connectors supporting multimode, single-mode, single-fiber, and a variety of CWDM and DWDM wavelengths.

All RuggedNet and OmniConverter products are made in the USA and are TAA compliant, and are supported by free 24/7 technical support.

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