The BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch is a Hirschmann Bobcat series network switch. It mounts on a DIN Rail. The BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch has 8 Gigabit ports and 4 SFP slots.

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About BRS42-8TX/4SFP

The BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch is a Bobcat series industrial switch from Hirschmann. It has a total of 12 network ports, which are 4 SPF slots on the switch and 8 copper Gigabit ports. The SFP slots can accommodate single-mode SFPs, single-mode long haul SFPs, and multi-mode SFPs. The SFP slots support 100 Mbps and 1000 Mbps data rates. The maximum communication distances will vary with the type of fiber SFP which is used. The 8 copper ports on the BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch are 10/100/1000BASE-TX ports which support the IEEE 802.3at standard. This PoE standard allows up to 30 Watts of power to be transmitted by each network port to the connected PoE-compliant host. The maximum communication range supported by the copper port’s twisted pair cables is 100 meters. The BRS42-8TX/4SFP switch is a managed switch which comes with an integrated USB-C management interface. The switch software supports multiple advanced features. 


The industrial profiles which are supported by the Hirschmann BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch include the PROFINET protocol, MODBUS TCP, Ethernet/IP, and the IEC61850 protocol. The supported time synchronization protocols include the SNTP server TSN 801.2Qbv, PTPv2 transparent clock two-step, and the PTPv2 boundary clock. The diagnostics features which are available on the BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch include the management address conflict detection, MAC notification, device status indication, port monitoring, port mirroring, copper cable test, and SFP management. The peak power consumption of the BRS42-8TX/4SFP switch is 252 Watts. The operating voltage rating is 48 Volts DC. The rated heat dissipation of the BRS42-8TX/4SFP managed switch is 41 BTU per hour. The operating temperature and storage temperature ranges are 0 to 60 degrees Celsius and -40 to 70 degrees Celsius, respectively. The weight of the switch is 550 grams and its dimensions are 73 x 138 x 115 millimeters.


Technical specifications


Managed Switches


Ethernet Switch


DIN Rail




30 Watts


0 to 60 degrees Celsius

550 grams


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