The Hirschmann OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is a network switch. It is designed for applications in harsh industrial environments. The OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is a managed type of switch.

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The Hirschmann OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is a managed 8-port switch. It is designed for use in harsh industrial environments. The HiOS 2S software on the switch supports many features including flow control, unknown multicast filtering, queue shaping, link aggregation with LACP, link backup, RSTP, TFTP, Telnet, MAC notification, link speed and duplex monitoring, switch dump, email notification, configuration fingerprint, HiDiscovery, USB-C management support, port based access control with 802.1X, basic access control list, device security indications, SNTP, and a buffered real-time clock feature. The operating temperature range for the OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is from -40 to 70 degrees Celsius and the storage/transport temperature range is from -40 to 85 degrees Celsius. Note that some accessory parts that can be used with the switch have a narrower operating temperature range which can limit the temperature range for the whole system.


The approximate weight of the Hirschmann OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is 900 grams. The switch dimensions are 201 x 61 x 46 millimeters. The IP 65 / IP 67 rated switch enclosure is designed for wall mounting. The OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch can withstand 18 shocks rated at up to 15 g for 11 millisecond duration. One M12 5-pin connector is provided for the power supply input. One M12 5-pin socket is also provided for the USB interface. The eight M12 network ports on the switch support 10/100 Mbps Ethernet speeds. The OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch runs on DC power and it supports a 16.8 to 45 Volts DC voltage range. The rated power consumption of the OCTOPUS 8TX-EEC-M-2A switch is 6 Watts for normal operation. M12 power connectors for the power supply and M12 protection caps for the network ports and the USB port are provided with the switch.

Technical specifications:

SeriesIP65/IP67 Switches and Routers
Product TypeEthernet Switch
Switch TypeManaged
Data Rates10/100 Mbps
Operating Temperature-40 to 70 degrees Celsius
Weight900 grams
Dimensions201 x 61 x 46 millimeters
Power Consumption6 Watts
Input Voltage16.8 to 45 Volts DC
Housing Protection RatingIP 67
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