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STRIDE is the AutomationDirect line of industrial Ethernet network switches and Media Converters. All unmanaged switch models offer multiple 10/100BaseT RJ45 Ethernet ports (2, 5, 8 or 9 Ethernet ports); several include fiber optic connection.
Configurations include: 5-port switch, 8-port switch or 9-port switches.
slotted style bayonet type fiber optic connector
push/pull type fiber optic connector
Ethernet switches with Lexan or Aluminum housings, with wide temperature ratings
Industrial temperature range versions (Lexan): -10 to +60° C
Wide temperature range versions (Aluminum): -40 to +85° C
Rugged STRIDE Ethernet switches are specifically designed and built for the demands of industrial environments
Welcome to Kickstart where you get to see new products here at AutomationDirect. Today I am going to show AutomationDirects brand of Stride Industrial Strength Un-managed Ethernet switches. We now have 14 models of un-managed Ethernet switches to offer. You may ask yourself why would I want an un-managed switch vs. a managed switch – whats the difference? If your network has less than 10 devices attached and you don’t have the need for redundant paths or a desire to trouble shoot your network, then unmanaged switches will work great! They are simple, plug and play devices. These are all industrial grade switches which offer better temperature operating ranges, are less susceptible to vibration and noise that standard commercial switchs cannot offer. These offer multiple mounting options like the rear and side tabs here or DIN rail mount and rear mounting tabs and DIN rail mount like this model. We offer Wide temperature range models to meet the needs of high heat and humidity applications. You can find these un managed switches in Metal and in Plastic housings. And we have many configurations from standard 5 port RJ45 connection models to RJ45 & Fiber optic combo models with SC or ST fiber connectors. You can find the agency approvals and specs for these Stride un Managed Ethernet switches on our website at: www.automationdirect.com Don’t forget: we sell managed Ethernet switches , Ethernet converters and gateways and also Ethernet patch cables in multiple lengths and colors. Check back with us often on AutomationDirects websites or on Youtube.com/Automationdirect for more Kickstart videos. If you are watching us on YouTube, please let us know what you think about the products or how you plan to use them in your application by leaving us a comment down below. Thanks for watching and we hope to see you again soon.