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6GK5308-2FM00-2AA3 Product Description

The Siemens 6GK5308-2FM00-2AA3 is a sophisticated Managed Plus IE Switch designed to cater to the demanding requirements of industrial communication networks. This SCALANCE X308-2LD model is equipped with a robust set of features that ensure reliable and efficient data transfer across various industrial environments.

With its capability to handle transmission rates of 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s, and 1000 Mbit/s, this switch is versatile enough to manage a wide range of data-intensive tasks. It boasts a total of eight electrical connections for network components or terminal equipment, including seven 10/100 Mbit/s RJ45 ports with retaining collars and one 10/100/1000 Mbit/s RJ45 port, also with a retaining collar, ensuring secure cable connections.

For long-distance communication, the switch includes two 1000 Mbit/s SC ports for single-mode fibre optics, extending the reach of your network infrastructure. Additionally, the switch provides interfaces for alarm contacts and both primary and redundant power supplies, highlighting its focus on continuous operation and system reliability.

The SCALANCE X308-2LD is not just about connectivity; it also offers comprehensive diagnostic capabilities through LED indicators and a fault signal contact with a select/set button. As a PROFINET IO Device, it integrates seamlessly into PROFINET networks, offering network management and an integrated redundancy manager to minimise system downtime.

The switch is also equipped with office features such as Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), Virtual LAN (VLAN), and Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), which are essential for managing complex network topologies and ensuring data segmentation and security.

Designed with industrial applications in mind, the Siemens 6GK5308-2FM00-2AA3 is a reliable solution for those seeking to enhance their network's performance and resilience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of device is the SCALANCE X308-2LD?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD is a managed industrial Ethernet switch designed to handle a variety of communication tasks within an automation network. It features multiple RJ45 ports for electrical connections and SC ports for optical waveguide connections, offering flexibility for different network topologies.

Can the SCALANCE X308-2LD be mounted on a DIN rail?

Yes, the SCALANCE X308-2LD can be mounted on a 35 mm DIN rail, but it is not permitted for installation on a standard mounting rail when used in shipbuilding.

Does the SCALANCE X308-2LD support redundancy protocols?

Yes, the SCALANCE X308-2LD supports various redundancy protocols including Ring redundancy, High Speed Redundancy Protocol (HRP), and Media Redundancy Protocol (MRP), ensuring high availability and reliability of the network.

What are the data transmission rates supported by the SCALANCE X308-2LD?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD supports data transmission rates of 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s, and 1000 Mbit/s, catering to a wide range of network speed requirements.

Is the SCALANCE X308-2LD suitable for use in hazardous areas?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD has certifications for use in certain hazardous areas, making it suitable for industrial environments with specific safety requirements.

What type of management features does the SCALANCE X308-2LD offer?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD offers comprehensive management features such as web-based management, SNMP support, and configuration with STEP 7, allowing for efficient network monitoring and management.

Can the SCALANCE X308-2LD be used for PROFINET IO applications?

Yes, the SCALANCE X308-2LD is designed as a PROFINET IO device, making it well-suited for integration into PROFINET-based automation systems.

Does the SCALANCE X308-2LD support VLANs?

Yes, the SCALANCE X308-2LD supports VLANs, with capabilities for port-based and dynamic VLANs, enhancing network segmentation and security.

What type of diagnostics does the SCALANCE X308-2LD provide?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD provides extensive diagnostic capabilities including port diagnostics, packet size statistics, and error statistics, aiding in quick identification and resolution of network issues.

How does the SCALANCE X308-2LD handle network security?

The SCALANCE X308-2LD incorporates several security features such as Access Control Lists (ACL), IEEE 802.1X (RADIUS) authentication, and broadcast/multicast/unicast limiters to protect against unauthorized access and network threats.