Hirschmann manufactures the BRS20-8TX-HL Industrial Switch as part of the BRS20 product family. It runs on a voltage rating of 12 to 24 Volts DC, and it has an IP 30 protection rating. This switch is a managed type of switch that needs to be configured before use.

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About BRS20-8TX-HL

The BRS20-8TX-HL Switch is an 8-port Fast Ethernet switch and it is a product of Hirschmann and Belden and part of the BRS20 series. It comes with a maximum of 8 Ethernet ports which are all 10/100Base RJ45 ports. This unit runs on a voltage rating of 12 to 24 Volts DC, and an operating temperature range from 0 to 60 degrees Celsius. The Hirschmann BRS20-8TX-HL Fast Ethernet Managed Switch supports DIN Rail mounting, and an IP 30 protection class. It has plastic housing. It comes with an approximate weight of 420 grams. The accessories supported by this managed Ethernet switch include an auto configuration adapter, terminal blocks with screw locks, and the industrial HiVision network management software. Other properties of this device include a twisted pair (TP) network cable with a length of up to 100 meters, and support for star and line topologies. The power requirements include a power consumption rating of 6 Watts, and 20 BTU per hour of power output as heat.


The BRS20 Ethernet Switches like the Hirschmann BRS20-8TX-HL Managed Industrial Switch need specific ambient conditions to function properly. The operating temperature of this unit ranges from 0 to 60 degrees Celsius, while the storage or transportation temperature ranges from -40 to 70 degrees Celsius. The BRS20-8TX-HL Managed Industrial Switch works with different software, including the independent VLAN learning software, HIPER-Ring software, dual software image support, automatic configuration undo software, security software, time synchronization software, industrial profile software, and miscellaneous software which includes the digital I/O management manual cable crossing software and the port power down software. The shock rating of this industrial switch is 15 g for a duration of 11 milliseconds, while the electrostatic discharge immunity rating is 6 kilovolts for contact discharge and 8 kilovolts for air discharge.


Technical specifications


Managed Switches


Industrial Switch



12/24V DC

6 W

DIN Rail

IP 30

420 g

0 to 60 degrees Celsius

-40 to 70 degrees Celsius

20 BTU per hour


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