EDS-208A – MOXA Unmanaged Switches

USD $ 131.04


Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA EDS-208A
OEM Spec Ref 

The MOXA EDS-208A Unmanaged Switch is a highly robust and efficient solution tailored for industrial network infrastructure, particularly suited for environments that require dependable and simple network setups without managed complexity. This switch is designed to streamline and secure various industrial applications, offering exceptional reliability and uninterrupted service.

Key Features:

  • Unmanaged Simplicity: The EDS-208A operates as an unmanaged switch, allowing for easy deployment without the need for complex configuration, perfect for straightforward network environments.
  • Industrial Grade Durability: Engineered to withstand harsh industrial conditions, the switch is encased in a rugged metal housing and supports a wide operating temperature range from -10 to 60°C, ensuring reliability in a variety of harsh environments.
  • Redundant Power Inputs: With dual 12/24/48 VDC power inputs, the EDS-208A ensures continuous operation and minimizes downtime by providing power redundancy.
  • Port Versatility: Equipped with up to eight 10/100BaseT(X) ports, it enables flexible installations and connectivity options to meet diverse networking needs.
  • Plug and Play: Designed for immediate operation, this switch requires no software installation or configuration, facilitating an easy set-up process.


  • Enhanced Network Reliability: By providing a stable and resilient connection, it helps maintain critical industrial operations without interruptions, enhancing overall network reliability.
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs: The simple design and robust construction reduce the need for frequent maintenance, saving on operational costs and reducing total ownership cost.
  • Scalability: As networking needs grow, multiple EDS-208A switches can be easily added to expand the network without complications, supporting larger configurations as required.
  • High Compatibility: Compatible with various industrial devices, the switch integrates seamlessly into existing network infrastructures, providing greater flexibility and ease of integration.


  • Industrial Automation: Ideal for connecting devices in automated manufacturing plants where reliability and uninterrupted data flow are crucial.
  • Surveillance Systems: Ensures continuous data transmission, vital for security and surveillance systems that require stable network connections.
  • Transportation and Infrastructure: Suitable for deployment in environments like traffic control systems where consistent and reliable network performance is essential.
  • Energy and Utilities: Plays a pivotal role in energy management systems and utility operations, ensuring efficient data handling and system control.

The MOXA EDS-208A Unmanaged Switch stands out as a foundational component of MOXA’s industrial networking solutions, dedicated to enhancing connectivity and reliability in critical infrastructure and industrial processes.


Ethernet Interface 10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 8
Auto negotiation speed
Full/Half duplex mode
Auto MDI/MDI-X connection
Auto Negotiation Speed Yes
Standards IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT
IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseT(X) and 100BaseFX
IEEE 802.3x for flow control
Optical Fiber Refer 2 table
Switch Properties MAC Table Size 2K
Packet Buffer Size 768 kbits
Processing Type Store and Forward
Power Parameters Connection 1 removable 4-contact terminal block
Input Current 0.11 A @ 24 VDC
Input Voltage 12/24/48 VDC
Redundant dual inputs
Operating Voltage 9.6 to 60 VDC
Overload Current Protection Supported
Reverse Polarity Protection Supported
DIP Switch Configuration Ethernet Interface Broadcast storm protection
Physical Characteristics Housing Aluminum
IP Rating IP30
Dimensions 50 x 114 x 70 mm (1.96 x 4.49 x 2.76 in)
Weight 275 g (0.61 lb)
Installation DIN-rail mounting
Wall mounting (with optional kit)
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature -10 to 60°C (14 to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Standards and Certifications Safety UL 508
EN 62368-1 (LVD)
EMC EN 55032/35
EMI/EMS CISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class A
Hazardous Locations ATEX
Class I Division 2
Railway EN 50121-4
Traffic Control NEMA TS2
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
Shock IEC 60068-2-27
Freefall IEC 60068-2-31
Maritime ABS
MTBF Time EDS-208A: 3,248,014 hrs
EDS-208A-MM/SS: 2,705,157 hrs
EDS-208A-M/S: 2,943,335 hrs
Standards Telcordia (Bellcore), GB
Warranty Warranty Period 5 years
Details 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 0.275 kg
Dimensions 5 × 11.4 × 7 cm