Hirschmann Next Generation Compact Managed BOBCAT PoE Switches

Every year, the number of devices requiring greater bandwidth to remain reliable and well-connected increases. The Hirschmann BOBCAT Managed Switch is built to help manufacturers keep pace with this change and build next generation networks.

The switches support the new IEEE 802.3bz standard with 2.5 Gigabit speeds to bridge the gap between 1 Gigabit and 10 Gigabit speeds. Legacy devices or networks can be connected with 100 Mbit/s, 1 Gigabit uplinks for current networks or 2.5 Gigabit for future-proof networks. The BOBCAT switches support all speeds by replacing the SFP in the field.

For applications in need of maximum power without device limitations, these next generation compact switches provide Power over Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) with up to 240 W.

The switches are also the first of its kind to enable real-time communication using time-sensitive networking (TSN). Industrial applications require this capability to maximize performance and security, even under the most demanding conditions.



  • Increase performance with Power over Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) for greater power to more devices
  • Support up to 240 W across 8 ports without load sharing to ensure maximum power output
  • Simultaneously support multiple Services on one network through TSN technology
  • Prepare for future-proof network growth with increased bandwidth and speed capabilities


  • Benefit from up to 8 available PoE/PoE+ ports, each with up to 30 W per port
  • Use in extreme environmental conditions, including wide temperature ranges and options for 24 or 48 V power input
  • Real-time TSN Ethernet support for precise data transmission
  • Advanced security features, including wire-speed access control lists (ACL) and automatic denial-of service (DoS) prevention
  • Increased bandwidth capabilities, supporting tri-speed fiber SFP slots with 100Mbit/s, 1 Gbit/s and 2.5Gbit/s speeds
  • Additional interface options through digital input for more flexibility
  • Robust industrial design reinforces the switch’s resistance against harsh conditions

More information about the Hirschmann BOBCAT PoE Switches:

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