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ML1600 9'' Panel-mounted managed Switch
ML1600 - Legacy
9'' Panel-mounted managed Switch

Manufacturing for the product has been discontinued. As an alternative, please refer to ML1200.
The MultiLink ML1600 is a 9" Panel Mounted hardened Managed Ethernet Switch that is 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.

Modular Construction
  • Supports up to:
  • - 16 Copper 10/100 RJ45 Ports
    - 8 Fiber Optic ST, SC, LC Ports
    - 4 Gigabit Copper or Fiber Ports
  • Ports can be mounted on the Front or Rear of the switch
  • Power supplies available in AC, 48VDC, and Universal AC/DC High Volt Options
  • All common media types supported, including:

  • - 10/100 Base Copper (RJ45 Connector)
    - 10BaseFL (ST Connector)
    - 100BaseFX (ST, SC, LC, MTRJ Connectors)
    - 1000BaseFX (SC 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
  • Superior Switch Management and Security
    The ML1600 has implemented the most advanced network management and security features available for Ethernet Switches, including:
  • 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
  • RADIUS and TACACS+ for remote access verification
  • SSL Web encryption preventing eavesdropping or tampering
  • Port Security disabling of data from unauthorized MAC addresses
  • SSH securing switch access over unsecured networks
  • Role Based Security of switch management functions
  • IPv6 allowing for addressing a large number of devices
  • Syslog for sending events to an event server
  • ML1600 in ring network configuration
    Designed for the needs of Protective Relaying
    The ML1600 has been designed for the unique needs of the Protection and Control Industry with features that including:
  • Link Loss Alert allows for recovery from broken fiber connection on a relay for both 10Mbit and 100Mbit applications
  • SMART RSPT 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 the ML1600 Ethernet Switch
  • Launchpad providing 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 ML1600 Ports and Alarming of network problems including: Port Failures, Power Supply Failures, Security Intruder Alarms
  • EnerVista Integrator will retrieve all of the information such as port status, network statistics and Network Alarms in the ML1600 and send this data to your existing DCS or SCADA monitoring systems
  • EnerVista software screens