EDS-208 – MOXA Unmanaged Switches

USD $ 141.33


Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA EDS-208
OEM Spec Ref 

The MOXA EDS-208 Unmanaged Switch is an exceptional choice for setting up reliable and efficient industrial networks without the need for complex management. It is particularly designed to provide robust connectivity in harsh environments, where uninterrupted network service is critical.

Key Features:

  • Rugged Durability: The EDS-208 switch is housed in a sturdy metal casing, designed to resist the rigors of industrial environments, including vibrations, shocks, and extreme temperatures.
  • Easy Plug-and-Play Installation: This unmanaged switch supports automatic MDI/MDI-X crossover, making installation and operation straightforward without the need for manual configuration.
  • Flexible Mounting Options: It can be easily mounted on a DIN-rail or in a distribution box, accommodating various industrial settings.
  • Port Performance: Features 8 fast Ethernet ports that facilitate a high-speed network connection and efficient data transfer across the network.
  • Broad Operating Temperature Range: Operates reliably within a temperature range of -10 to 60°C, ensuring performance stability in varied industrial climates.


  • Enhanced Network Reliability: By supporting non-stop operation and connectivity, it ensures that industrial processes run continuously without interruption.
  • Cost Efficiency: The switch promotes lower total cost of ownership as it requires minimal maintenance and no configuration, reducing operational overheads.
  • Increased Network Uptime: The robust construction and reliability of the EDS-208 help in minimizing downtime and maintenance costs, crucial for critical industrial applications.
  • Operational Simplicity: Unmanaged operation removes the need for complicated setup and management, making it ideal for industries where IT support is minimal or non-existent.
  • Scalability: Provides the capability to expand network setups easily as operational requirements grow, without the need for significant additional investments.


  • Manufacturing Plants: Ensures continuous production line communications, crucial for automated processes and real-time monitoring.
  • Transportation and Logistics: Ideal for deployment in environments like airports, seaports, and warehouses, where consistent network availability is necessary.
  • Energy and Utilities: Plays a vital role in ensuring uninterrupted communication in power stations, water treatment plants, and other utility infrastructures.
  • City Surveillance Systems: Suitable for extending networks in outdoor or wide-area surveillance systems, where stability and resilience are paramount.

The MOXA EDS-208 Unmanaged Switch stands out as a robust, easy-to-deploy solution that enhances the reliability and efficiency of network infrastructures in diverse industrial settings, reflecting MOXA’s commitment to high-quality and durable networking products.


Ethernet Interface Standards IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT
IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseT(X) and 100BaseFX
IEEE 802.3x for flow control
10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 8
Optical Fiber Refer table 2
Switch Properties Processing Type Store and Forward
MAC Table Size 2 K
Packet Buffer Size 768 kbits
Power Parameters Input Voltage 12/24/48 VDC
Operating Voltage 9.6 to 60 VDC
Input Current 0.07 A @ 24 VDC
Connection 1 removable 3-contact terminal block
Overload Current Protection 2.5 A @ 24 VDC
Reverse Polarity Protection Supported
Physical Characteristics Housing Plastic
IP Rating IP30
Dimensions 40 x 100 x 86.5 mm
Weight 170 g (0.38 lb)
Installation DIN-rail mounting
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature -10 to 60°C (14 to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% non-condensing
Standards and Certifications Safety UL 508
UL 60950-1
EN 62368-1
EMC EN 55032/35
EMI CISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class A
EMS IEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 4 kV; Air: 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 1 kV; Signal: 0.5 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 1 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 3 V
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF
Shock IEC 60068-2-27
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
Freefall IEC 60068-2-32
MTBF Time 3,902,526 hrs
Standards Telcordia (Bellcore), GB
Warranty Warranty Period 5 years


See www.moxa.com/warranty


Optical Fiber

Multi-Mode Single-Mode
Fiber Cable Type OM1 50/125 µm G.652
800 MHz x km
Typical Distance 4 km 5 km 40 km
Wavelength Typical (nm) 1300 1310
TX Range (nm) 1260 to 1360 1280 to 1340
RX Range (nm) 1100 to 1600 1100 to 1600
Optical Power TX Range (dBm) -10 to -20 0 to -5
RX Range (dBm) -3 to -32 -3 to -34
Link Budget (dB) 12 29
Dispersion Penalty (dB) 3 1

Note: When connecting a single-mode fiber transceiver, we recommend using an attenuator to prevent damage caused by excessive optical power.
Note: Compute the “typical distance” of a specific fiber transceiver as follows: Link budget (dB) > dispersion penalty (dB) + total link loss (dB).

Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 4 × 10 × 8.65 cm