Magnum 12KX Managed Ethernet Switches

The Magnum 12KX is the first Gigabit-only switch with 16 combo ports for copper and/or fiber ports and optional Layer 3 switching software. The Magnum 12KX Gigabit Managed Switch, with advanced bandwidth capacity, is a workhorse backbone switch with applications in power utilities, surveillance and security, transportation, and heavy industry. With Layer 3 switching capability, based on high-performance routing using Layer 3 addressing information, the 12KX will rapidly route large amounts of data in applications using complex networking techniques such as VLANs or multicast routing strategies.

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The devices provide you with a large range of features:

  • Hardened backbone switch for Smart Grid substations or physical security multi-cast networks
  • Gigabit Ethernet switch, 16 RJ45 + SFP fiber "combo" ports
  • Substation hardened, with IEEE 1588 Timing on all ports
  • Layer 2 or Layer 3 software, MNS-12KX
  • 4 802.3af PoE ports (optional)
  • Dual or single internal power supplies
  • Hardened to substation EMI/ESD specs and -40° to +85° C with no fans
  • Low power consumption (28 watts max) for efficient operation
  • IEEE 1588v2 or IEEE 1588v1 support in MNS-12KS Management Software
  • Interoperable with Magnum 10KT for IEEE 1588v2 time synchronization
  • IEEE 1613 and IEC 61850 Environmental Standards for Substation Automation Products
  • MNS-12KX Software available in both GUI and CLI user interfaces
  • Redundancy features include RSTP-2004 for fast recovery from faults
  • Layer 3 software with OSPF provides fast recovery for routed networks
  • IGMP v1, v2 and v3 interoperate where L3 router or switch is available
  • GVRP transmits VLAN information and eases configuration for VLANs across a network
  • 4 queues (8 levels) of QoS provide pre-emptive scheduling for video surveillance and VoIP devices
  • LACP offers parallel links to aggregate throughput in special cases
  • RADIUS support for security
  • PIM - Dense and Sparse Mode
  • Optional conformal coating for outdoor application

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