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Murrelektronik Switches: Field Connectivity Simplified

November 14, 2023

Field Connectivity Simplified with Murrelektronik Switches

Machines and systems become more and more closely networked. Ethernet-based automation solutions are gaining in importance as switches allow the implementation of flexible topologies. Murrelektronik offers suitable components for networking the Ethernet modules economically and goal-oriented.

Unmanaged switches are used to reliably cover basic functions at an advantageous price-performance ratio, while variants such as the PROFINET managed switches offer the maximum range of functions. Pre-wired cordsets avoid wiring errors and are perfect for a quick an efficient installation.

The right switch for each application

  • Unmanaged, Managed and PROFINET Managed Switches
  • IP67 switches with M12 connection – for field applications
  • IP20 switches with RJ45 connections – for control cabinet applications
  • Transfer rate: 10/100/1000 Mbit/s full duplex
  • 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 16 Ports
  • Supply power to an IP67 switch via a fieldbus module’s output port

PROFINET Managed Switches

PROFINET Managed Switches are high-performance managed switches that are equipped with PROFINET functionality and certification in addition to extensive network tools. They connect various fieldbus modules and allow you to turn a line topology into a star/tree topology. This saves installation effort and long cables, especially in the decentralized IP67 variant.

  • Easy implementation via TIA portal using a GSDML file
  • Configuration in Step7, TIA portal and PC Worx
  • Complete integration of the switch as PROFINET user
  • In case of device replacement, the device is integrated automatically through the PROFINET name assignment (automatic reconfiguration)
  • Implementation of ring structures through MRP ring formation
  • Prioritization of PROFINET telegrams
  • Protocols: DHCP, SNMP (v1, v2c, v3), RSTP, STP, LLDP, NTP, RMON, SSH (CLI)
  • Remote Service with OpenVPN Interface
  • UL and PROFINET approved
  • Profinet, Ethernet
  • IP20 (RJ45-Connection): 4, 6 Ports
  • IP67 (M12-Connection): 5 Ports

Lite Managed Switches

In addition to fast response times, Lite Managed Switches offer numerous network tools and configuration options via an integrated web server. Networks can be set up quickly and errors can be located immediately thanks to extensive diagnostic options.

  • Configuration via the web server
  • Protocols: DHCP, SNMP (v1, v2c, v3), RSTP, STP, LLDP, NTP, RMON, SSH (CLI)
  • Can be used as a NAT switch
  • Automatic Neighbourhood detection for a quick and easy replacement of defective components
  • Prioritization of PROFINET telegrams
  • Remote Service with OpenVPN Interface
  • UL approved
  • Profinet, Ethernet
  • IP20 (RJ45-Connection): 4, 6 Ports
  • IP67 (M12-Connection): 5 Ports


Unmanaged switches are ideal for any network where configuration or diagnostic capabilities are not important. They are quick and easy to install and available in a large variety of styles.

The new XELITY switches are produced at Murrelektronik’s headquarters in Oppenweiler. This is a guarantee for high-quality, 100% tested and technologically trend-setting products.

  • No programming effort or expenses
  • Plug & Play – instant commissioning
  • Easy device replacement
  • Large variety
  • Prioritization of PROFINET telegrams
  • Profinet, Ethernet, Ethernet/IP
  • UL approved
  • “Made in Germany!”
  • IP20 (RJ45-Connection): 4, 6, 8, 16 Ports
  • IP67 (M12-Connection): 4, 8 Ports

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