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EKI-7706G-2F-AE ETHERNET DEVICE, 4GE + 2SFP Managed Ethernet Switch

  1. 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports + 2 SFP ports
  2. SFP socket for easy and flexible fiber expansion
  3. Redundancy: X-Ring Pro (ultra high-speed recovery time < 20 ms), RSTP/STP (802.1w/1D)
  4. IXM function enables fast deployment
  5. Security: 802.1x (Port-based, MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP encryption), RADIUS
  6. Management: SNMP v1/v2c/v3, WEB, Telnet, standard MIB, private MIB
  7. -40 ~ 85 °C wide-range operating temperature (EKI-7706G-2FI)
  8. Dual 12~48 VDC power input and 1 relay output
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Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

Advantech offers a comprehensive selection of industrial Ethernet switch, from unmanaged and managed switch, layer 2 and layer 3 switch, PoE and non-PoE switch, and to different RJ45 transmission speed. The industrial Ethernet switch selection guide can lead you to find the right industrial Ethernet switch model for your application scenarios.

Find Your Ethernet Switch in 10 Seconds

Select by Answering
Simple Questions

What is your network
scale and complexity?

Huge - complex

Small - simple

Do you have a team of
knowledgeable and experienced IT staff

Yes

No

Will the device be installed in a harsh environment?
(e.g.subject to vibration, sun exposure)

Yes

No

Will the device be installed
in a situation room (control center)?

Yes

No

Do you have multi-point, multi-level,
or cross-domain transmission needs?

Yes

No

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Advantech Industrial Ethernet Switch Featured Products

Advantech EKI-2000 series unmanaged Ethernet switches

Features: • Small size
• Plug&play
• No compatibility issues

Applicable fields: No network management needs; small-range network port expansion; connects products in one machine (IEM, KIOSK, AGV...etc.)

5 RJ-45 ports

10/100 Mbps

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EKI-2525-BE

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8 RJ-45 ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2528-BE

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5 RJ-45 ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2725-CE

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8 RJ-45 ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2728-CE

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5 RJ-45 ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2705E-1GPI-A

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5 RJ-45 ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2705G-1GPI-A

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5 RJ-45 ports + 1 SFP port

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2706E-1GFPI-BE

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5 RJ-45 ports + 1 SFP port

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2706G-1GFPI-BE

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48 RJ-45 ports + 6 SFP

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-2454G-6XACT-AE

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Advantech EKI-5000 C1D2 unmanaged Ethernet switches

Features:• C1D2 explosive-proof safety regulation certification
• Supports wider range of input voltage from 8.4~52.8VDC
• Supports EMS level 3 protection for extreme outdoor environments
• Supports loop detection

Applicable fields: Mission critical fields with no network management needs but with harsh installation environments

16 RJ-45 ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5526I-AE

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16 RJ-45 ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5726I-AE

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16 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5626CI-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5629CI-AE

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Advantech EKI-5500
series entry-level managed Ethernet switches

Features:• Satisfies common basic network management functions
• C1D2 explosive-proof safety regulation certification
• Supports wider range of input voltage and provides more ports

Applicable fields: Fields with lightweight network management needs and harsh environmental conditions

16 RJ-45 ports
(Modbus/TCP supported)

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5526I-MB-AE

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8 RJ-45 ports
(Modbus/TCP supported)

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5528I-MB-AE

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16 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5626CI-MB-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-5629CI-MB-AE

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Advantech EKI-7700 series managed Ethernet switches

Features:• Complete layer 2 network management functions
• Options for number of ports
• Selective fiber-optics and PoE
• DIN-rail mounting method
• Supports Advantech Security Pack to protect OT cyber security
• NEMA TS2 for Traffic Control
• EN50121-4 approval for Railway trackside deployment

Applicable field: Larger network management environments; commonly installed in cabinets in factory terminals; connects large numbers of IP equipment; performs remote management through WebAccess/NMS

4 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7706E-2F-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7710E-2CPI-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7712E-4FPI-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7712G-4FMPI-AE

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4 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7706G-2F-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 2 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7710G-2CPI-AE

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8 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7712G-4FPI-AE

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16 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7720G-4FPI-AE

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Advantech EKI-7400 series managed Ethernet switches

Features:• Complete layer 2 network management functions
• Supports up to 54 ports
• Selective fiber-optics and PoE
• 10G transmission
• Rack-mountable
• Supports Advantech Security Pack to protect OT cyber security

Applicable fields: Situation rooms; its 1U size allows it to be installed in cabinets to connect large numbers of IP equipment; supports 10G and is able to transmit extremely large amounts of data; allows remote management through WebAccess/NMS

24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7428G-4CA-AE

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24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7428G-4CI-AE

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24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7428G-4CPI-AE

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24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP+ ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7428G-4X-AE

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24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP+ ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7428G-4XP-AE

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48 RJ-45 + 6 SFP+ ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-7454G-6X-AE

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Advantech EKI-96/9700 series layer 3 managed Ethernet switches

Features:• Layer 2+3 network management functions
• Allows cross-domain wide area network (WAN) transmission to upload data to various local networks (LAN) or the cloud to realize the true value of IoT

Applicable fields: Situation rooms; its 1U size allows it to be installed in cabinets, and it is suitable for multi-point or multi-level management,
as well as for users with cross-domain transmission needs

8 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-9612G-4FI-AE

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24 RJ-45 + 4 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-9628G-4CI-AE

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16 RJ-45 + 12 SFP ports

10/100/1000 Mbps

Ethernet Switch Selection Guide

EKI-9728G-4X8CI-AE

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Understand Industrial Switches in Three Easy Tables

Managed Ethernet Switch vs. Unmanaged Ethernet Switch

The MAC layer protocol of
Ethernet can create conflicts
on a network, especially
when the network is overloaded.
When there is a large
number of conflicts in an
industrial network, it will
lead to multiple data retransmissions,
thus increasing the uncertainty
of inter-network communication.
In industrial control networks,
this uncertainty of transmission from
one place to another can
degrade system control
performance. X
Managed switches can support
QoS for real-time network
applications such as video
conferencing, IP phone,
and so on by having the
administrator designate the
priority of data transmission
according to the type of
data transmission. In a network
built with a common
switch, data cannot be adapted
to special network applications
such as multimedia, and must
be transmitted in order
regardless of the type. X
Compared with ordinary
switches that do not
have network security features,
managed switches perform
better in securing data
storage and access, using
various methods such as VLANs,
PVLANs and ACLs to isolate
the networks of different
departments and deny access
to sensitive data by certain users.
In addition, with the help of access lists,
it can also effectively stop
the spread of worm-type
viruses and restrict access
rights of certain
users to further protect
network security. X
With technologies such
as Spanning Tree and
EtherChannel, managed switches
can redundantly
build links and also multiply
the connection bandwidth
between devices
(between switches, between switches and routers,
between switches and servers),
while achieving network
load balancing to ensure
network stability.
If a redundant network is built
on a normal switch,
the network may be paralyzed
due to the presence of
topology rings. Without a
redundant network,
a part of the network,
or even the entire network,
may be disrupted when a line,
device, or module is
damaged. X
Unmanaged Switch Managed Switch
IP/MAC Advantech-Ethernet Switch Selection Guide X
Configuration X
(HTTP / HTTPS / SNMP / Telnet / Cisco-Link CLI / RS232 Console)
Switching method Store-and-forward Store-and-forward
Auto-negotiation
Auto MDI/MDI-X
Fault Relay
Monitoring function X
(SNMP v1/v2/v3)
QoS (802.1p) Advantech-Ethernet Switch Selection Guide X
DHCP X
VLAN (802.1Q) Advantech-Ethernet Switch Selection Guide X
STP/RSTP (802.1D/802.1w) Advantech-Ethernet Switch Selection Guide X
IGMP X
X-Ring (recovery time<20ms) X

Industrial Ethernet Switch vs. Commercial Ethernet Switch

Industrial Ethernet Switch Commercial Ethernet Switch
Housing Metal Plastic
Heat dissipation Fanless Fan
Operating temperature -10 ~ 60 °C or -40 ~ 75 °C 0 °C ~ 45 °C
Usage life 10+ years 3 ~ 5 years
Voltage 12 ~ 55 VDC, 88 ~ 370 VDC, 100 ~ 240 VAC 100 ~ 240 VAC
Power supply Dual power supplies Single power supply
Installation DIN-rail type and rack-mount installation Rack type and desktop installation

Advantech Industrial Ethernet Switch
Comparison Table

Unmanaged Switch Managed Switch
EKI-2000 EKI-5000 EKI-5000 EKI-7700 EKI-7400 EKI-96/9700
Plug&play
Most economic and affordable
Plug&play
For use in harsh environments
Easy to get started
Lightweight network management
Complete functions
Applicable to various complex fields
Applicable to central control rooms and
management centers
Applicable to cloud and cross-domain systems
and complex applications
Number of ports 5 ~ 8 5 ~ 16 8 ~ 16 8 ~ 20 12 ~ 54 12 ~ 28
Management functions X X Basic (L2) Complete (L2) Complete (L2) Advanced (L2/L3)
Network management system X X Supported Supported Supported Supported
Backup mechanism X X X-Ring Elite X-Ring Pro
X-Chain
X-Ring Pro
X-Chain
X-Ring Pro
X-Chain
Installation method DIN-rail, wall-mount DIN-rail, wall-mount DIN-rail, wall-mount DIN-rail, wall-mount Rack-mount Rack-mount
Power input method 12 ~ 48 VDC 8.4 ~ 52.8 VDC 8.4 ~ 52.8 VDC 12 ~ 48 VDC
24 ~ 48 VDC (PoE)
12 ~ 48 VDC
48 VDC (PoE)
12 ~ 48 VDC
88 ~ 370 VDC (EKI-9700)
Power supply backup mechanism Dual power input Dual power input Dual power input Dual power input Dual power input Dual power input
Operating temperature Industrial wide
temperature
Industrial wide
temperature
Industrial wide
temperature
Industrial wide
temperature
Industrial wide
temperature
Industrial wide
temperature
Console port X X X
Advantech security pack X X X IEEE 802.1X/SNMPv3/
Access Security/ACL
IEEE 802.1X/SNMPv3/
Access Security/ACL
IEEE 802.1X/SNMPv3/
Access Security/ACL
Industry safety regulations X C1D2 C1D2 NEMA TS2
EN 50121-4
NEMA TS2
EN 50121-4
EN 50121-4
Information security certification X X X IEC-62443 IEC-62443 X
Ethernet Switch Selection Guide
Specifications
Category
Attribute
Value
Power
Power Connector Type
6-pin removable screw terminal (power & relay)
Power
Power Consumption
5.28W
Power
Power Input (Battery)
-
Power
Power Input (DC)
12 ~ 48 VDC
Power
Power Input (PoE)
-
Power
Power Operating Current
0.11A @ 48Vdc
Power
Redundant Dual Inputs
-
Protection
Overload Current
-
Protection
Reverse Polarity
Present
Environment
Operating Humidity
-
Environment
Operating Temperature
-10 ~ 60°C (14 ~ 140°F)
Environment
Relative Humidity
10~95%
Environment
Storage Temperature
-40 ~ 85°C (-40 ~ 185°F)
Environment
Temperature (Max. Operating)
60°C (140°F)
Environment
Temperature (Min. Operating)
-10°C (14°F)
Mechanism
Dimensions (W x H x D)
43 x 120 x 84 mm
Mechanism
Enclosure (Plastic)
-
Mechanism
IP Rating
IP30
Mechanism
Mounting (DIN-rail)
Yes
Mechanism
Mounting (Panel)
-
Mechanism
Mounting (Pole Mount)
-
Mechanism
Mounting (Rack Mount)
-
Mechanism
Mounting (Stack)
-
Mechanism
Mounting (Wall)
Yes
Mechanism
Weight
0.45 kg (1.0 lb)
Ethernet Communication
Ethernet Standard
-
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Port Connector Type
SFP cage
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Port Interface
SFP
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Port Number
2
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Port Optical Mode
-
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Transmission Distance
Up to 110 km
Ethernet Communication
Fiber Transmission Speed
10/100/1000 Mbps
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45 Port Connector Type
RJ-45
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45 Port Number
4
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45 Transmission Distance
100 m
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45 Transmission Speed
10/100/1000 Mbps
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45/SFP Combo Port Number
-
Ethernet Communication
RJ-45/SFP Combo Port Speed
-
Switch Properties
Jumbo Frame
-
Switch Properties
MAC Table Size
8K
Switch Properties
Packet Buffer Size
4.1M bit
Switch Properties
Switch Fabric Speed
12Gbbps x
Certification
EMC
EN 61000-4-2 (Level 3), EN 61000-4-3 (Level 3), EN 61000-4-4 (Level 3), EN 61000-4-5 (Level 3), EN 61000-4-6 (Level 3), EN 61000-4-8 (Level 3)
Certification
EMI
CE, FCC Class A
Certification
EMS
-
Certification
Ethernet Standard
IEEE 802.1p, 802.3ad, 802.1x,802.1D, 802.1s, 802.1w
Certification
Freefall
IEC 60068-2-32
Certification
Safety
UL 61010-2-201, EN 62368-1 (LVD)
Certification
Shock
IEC 60068-2-27
Certification
Vibration
IEC 60068-2-6
MTBF
Method
Telcordia, GB
MTBF
Time
-
Warranty
Warranty Period
5 years
PoE Information
PoE Budget
-
PoE Information
PoE Output
-
PoE Information
PoE Port Number
-
PoE Information
Support PoE
-
x
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