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ML1200 Compact Hardened Managed Ethernet Switch

The MultiLink ML1200 is a 9' panel mountable, hardened Managed Ethernet Switch designed specifically for use in Industrial Facilities, Substations and Transportation environments. It will supply you with reliable, high-speed networking of all your mission critical applications and provide flexibility and security with easy to use management functions that are unsurpassed in the industry.

ML1200 Compact Hardened Managed Ethernet Switch

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Modular Construction
  • Supports up to:
         - 16 ports total
         - 12 copper 10/100 Mb RJ45 ports
         - 8 copper 10/100 Mb RJ45 PoE ports
         - 6 fiber optic ST, SC ports
         - 12 fiber optic LC, MTRJ ports
         - 2 1Gb copper or fiber ports
  • Power-over-Ethernet option available (up to 8 PoE ports)
  • Power supplies available in 12VDC, 24VDC, 48VDC, 125VDC, and 250VDC. Optional AC/DC adapter also provides for connection to AC power sources
  • All common media types supported, including:
         - 10/100 Base Copper (RJ45 Connector)
         - 10BaseFL (ST Connector)
         - 100BaseFX (ST, SC, LC, MTRJ Connectors)
         - 1000BaseFX (SC or LC Connector)
         - 1000Base Copper (RJ45)

Industrially Hardened
  • IEC 61850 Compliant for networking equipment used in utility substations
  • IEEE 1613 Compliant for Electric Power Substation communications equipment
  • NEBS Certified ensuring reliability of telecommunications networks in harsh environments
  • NEMA TS-2 rated for traffic control equipment
  • ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) certified to ensure conformance to operational standards under severe environmental influences
  • Available options for use in in Harsh Chemical Environment
  • Operating Temperature of –40°C to +85°C as per IEC 60028-2 without the use of fans
  • IP 40 compliant
  • Redundant power supply option available
  • UL Listed E156407
  • Superior Switch Management and Security

Network Management
  • SNMPv3 for secure configuration of switches
  • Web Management Interface for user-friendly configuration and monitoring
  • RSTP (802.1w) industry standard Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
  • SMART RSTP (Ring Only Mode) for enhanced fast recovery of Ring Architecture Networks (<5ms/hop)
  • RMON for monitoring of network status & statistics
  • VLAN (802.1q) for segregating the network into smaller Virtual networks
  • QoS (802.1p) for prioritization of network traffic
  • Port Mirroring assisting network troubleshooting
  • IGMP Snooping enabling reductions in multicast traffic
  • SNTP for synchronizing the switch’s internal clock
  • SMTP providing Email notification of network problems
  • Event Logs creating a historical record of network events

Advanced Network Security
  • RADIUS and TACACS+ for remote access verification
  • SSL Web encryption preventing eavesdropping or tampering
  • Port Security disabling of data from unauthorized MAC addresses
  • IPv6 allowing for addressing a large number of devices)
Simple switch configuration diagram

Superior Switch Management and Security
Built for use in Utility, Industrial, and Security applications, the ML1200 has been designed for the unique needs of the Protection and Control Industry with a host of features that include:

Link Loss Alert allows for recovery from broken fiber connection on a relay for both 10Mbit and 100Mbit applications

SMART RSTP provides recovery of Ring Network Architectures in less than 5 milliseconds per switch (hop)

Modbus Protocol Support enabling integrating Switch Data and Network Alarms into DCS and SCADA monitoring systems

Simple Switch Configuration and System Integration
The EnerVista software family allows for easy to use configuration, monitoring and integration of any MultiLink Managed Ethernet Switch

Launchpad provides Document Management and Update Notification

EnerVista Web Configuration Software allows for programming of all settings using a simple web browser

Viewpoint Monitoring provides monitoring of all Switch Ports, and Alarming of network problems including