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Ethernet Switches


Diamond Systems


EPS-12000-CM is a managed Layer 2 or Layer 3 Ethernet switch module offering twelve 10/100/1000Mbps copper twisted pair ports in the ultra-compact COM Express Mini form factor. It is ideal for rugged applications including industrial, on-vehicle and military, where space is at a premium. The switch is based on Diamond’s EPSM-10GX compact Ethernet switch module and uses a same-size carrier board to provide the power and magnetics circuitry to create a complete switch solution. This two-board design results in an ultra-compact size particularly suitable for UAVs and other unmanned vehicles.

All switch functions are managed by an embedded processor integrated into the switch. The processor is accessed via an in-band web interface over one of the Ethernet ports or via an out-of-band command-line interface over an RS-232 serial port. The integrated web interface provides an intuitive GUI for use in configuring and managing all switch functionality. On-board memory holds dual application images, boot code, MAC addresses, and other parameters, and can also be used for program execution.

EPS-12000-CM includes two innovative features that enable automatic power savings. The switch can detect unused Ethernet ports on network devices and power them down or place them in stand-by mode. Additionally, the switch actively adjusts the power level needed based on cable length, saving energy on links shorter than the 100m maximum specified length.

Input power is provided through the built-in, wide-range 6-34VDC power supply, enabling reliable operation with industrial power sources as well as vehicle power systems.

EPS-12000-CM was designed for use in vehicle and harsh environment applications. All I/O connectors are latching, providing enhanced reliability over the RJ-45 connectors used in commercial Ethernet switches. The -40ºC to +85ºC operating range makes it suitable for use in outdoor and vehicle applications.

EPS-12000-CM comes loaded with all required firmware, enabling its immediate operation without any development effort.

EPS-12000-CM comes with an integrated heat sink for cooling. An optional heat spreader is available for direct mounting to enclosure walls.


Brand & Model Diamond Systems EPS-12000-CM
Rugged COM Express Mini Layer 2 Compact 12 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Managed Ethernet Switch
Switch Type 12 port Layer 2+ switch
Number of Ports 12 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet ports with non-blocking wire-speed performance
On-board Memory 4Mb packet memory
Shared memory buffer with per-port & CoS memory management
MEF Hierarchical MEF compliant policing & scheduling
MEF E-Lane, E-Line, and E-Tree services
Frame Buffer Jumbo frame support at all speeds
VLAN IEEE 802.1Q VLAN switch with 8K MACs and 4K VLANs
Push/pop up to two VLAN tags
Independent & shared VLAN learning (IVL, SVL)
Multicast IPv4 and IPv6 multicast group support
Remarking Dual leaky bucket policers with remarking and statistics
Classifier 8 priorities and 8 CoS queues per port with strict or deficit-weighted round robin scheduling
Shaping/policing per queue and per port
Storm Control Policing with storm control and MC/BC protection
Link Aggregation IEEE 802.3ad
Security Advanced security and prioritization available though multistage TCAM engine
RSTP Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1W) and MSTP
MIBs Support for both WebStax and CEServices MIBs
Power Management ActiPHY and PerfectReach power management
VeriPHY cable diagnostics
Serial Port 1 RS-232 port for host interface
Standalone Capable Standalone network switch, or in combination with a host computer
Power Input 7 – 34VDC
Power Consumption 11W @12V i/p
Form Factor COM Express Mini: 84 x 55mm / 3.3 x 2.2”
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
Weight TBD
RoHS Compliant

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