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NH30 - Rugged Fully Managed 29 Gbit/s Ethernet Switch

Modular Embedded Switch for Industrial Automation & Railway Transport

The NH30 is a turn-key 4U 40 HP network switch platform with carrier grade Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLAN routing capabilities offering a seamless throughput of 29 Gbit/s.

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Main Features

  • Compact 4U, 40 HP turn-key Layer 2/3 switch solution
  • Rack-mounted or wall-mounted
  • Fanless operation or forced-air cooling
  • Single or redundant power supplies or uninterruptible power supply (AC or DC)
  • Up to six slots for RJ45, M12 (A or X-Coded) or SFP line cards
  • PoE+ / non-PoE power sourcing Ethernet ports in mixed configuration
  • Switch firmware production-ready installed
  • System supervision (temperature, fan, power supply) optional
  • EN 50155 class TX compliant (railways)
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Technical Data

General System Characteristics
  • Modular design, built-to-order configuration
  • Slot and backplane set-up of the system
    • 2 PSU slots
    • 1 CompactPCI Serial based system slot (Switch Board)
    • 6 CompactPCI Serial based peripheral slots
    • All peripheral slots are capable of supporting a mix of various types of connectors (RJ45, M12, SFP)
    • All peripheral slots offer additional PoE+ support
  • Please contact MEN sales for component combination possibilities.
Ethernet Switch
  • CPCI 3U Board
  • Configurable: yes
  • Managed flexible multiport Gigabit Switch, 29 GBit/s Switch matrix, -40 to +85°C with qualified components
    • More information on the G101 Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch with Uplink
  • Possible Configurations
    • 25-Ports, 2x RJ45 + 1x SFP 2.5 Gbps on front, 10x GE + 3x QSGMII links on backplane
    • 24-Ports, 3x M12 A-coded on front, 9x GE + 3x QSGMII links on backplane
Gigabit Ethernet SFP Line Card
  • CPCI 3U Board
  • Configurable: no
  • Possible in I/O slots: 1, 2 and 3
  • 4 HP Gigabit Ethernet PHY Line Card with four Gigabit Ethernet ports on SFP cages, QSGMII to 4 x SFP 1GB line card EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C, qualified
    • More information on the GP2 4-Port Gigabit SFP PHY Line Card
Gigabit Ethernet Copper PHY Line Card
  • CPCI 3U Board
  • Configurable: yes
  • Possible in I/O slots: 1, 2 and 3
  • Possible Configurations
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, QSGMII, no PoE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, QSGMII, PoE+ PSE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet M12 A-coded ports, QSGMII, no PoE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet M12 A-coded ports, QSGMII, PoE+ PSE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated
Gigabit Ethernet Copper Line Card
  • CPCI 3U Board
  • Configurable: yes
  • Possible in I/O slots: 4, 5 and 6
  • Possible Configurations
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, passive, no PoE, -40 to +85°C
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, passive, PoE+, -40 to +85°C
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet M12 A-coded ports, passive, no PoE, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated
    • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet M12 A-coded ports, passive, PoE+, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated
Power Supply
  • PSU 3U
  • Configurable: yes
  • Possible Configurations:
    • 120 W, 3U 6 HP PSU, wide range input 24 to 110 V DC, 24 V DC nom., output 12 V / 5 V / 3.3 V DC, -40..+85°C, qualified, conformal coating
    • 120 W, 3U 6 HP PSU, wide range input 100 to 240 V AC, output 12 V / 5 V / 3.3 V DC, -40..+85°C, qualified, conformal coating
  • Two separate power inlet connectors
  • Normal operation if at least one external voltage is present
Supervision and Control (Option)
Dedicated shelf controller monitors power, CPU status, temperature; controls fan; provides status LEDs and power button
  • More information on AF2 Shelf Controller for CompactPCI Systems
System Management
  • Remote management: Switch is managable remotely via Ethernet and USB console
  • Watchdog
  • CPU temperature: mirrored through Switch firmware to SNMP table space, readable through management interfaces
Switching Matrix
  • 29 Gbit/s switching matrix for seamless throughput on all ports
  • TCAM based store-and-forward switching
    • TCAM High-Speed switching (Ternary Content-Addressable Memory)
Protocols and Functionality
  • General Network Support
    • IPv4 support for transport and management
    • IPv6 support for transport and management
  • DHCP
    • DHCP Option 82
    • DHCP Proxy
    • DHCP snooping
  • DNS
    • DNS Client
    • DNS Proxy
Ports and Port Control
Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az) on all ports
Switch Management and Monitoring
  • SNMP v1, v2c and v3 configuration
  • RMON 1, 2, 3 and 9 configuration
  • LLDP
    • IEEE 802.10AB-2005 Link Layer Discovery
    • TIA 1057 LLDP-MED extension
  • sFlow Agent for real time statistics collection
  • OAM
    • IEEE 802.30ah Link and Flow OAM
    • IEEE 802.1ag
    • ITU-T Y.1731 Up- and Down-MEP and MIB
  • HTTP/HTTPS
    • Fully Web manageable through HTTP and HTTPS protocol
Redundancy and Flow Control
  • Spanning Tree (STP)
    • Spanning Tree, Multiple Spanning Tree and Rapid Spanning Tree with filter tables
    • BPDU Guard and Restrict Role
  • Loop Protection
    • Loop detection as configuration option
  • Protection Switching
    • Secure Ring Protocols: ITU-T G.8031: 1+1; 1:1: 1:N Ethernet Linear Protection Switching and
    • G.8032v2/Y.1344: Ring and Multiple Ring Protection Switching <50 ms
  • Ethernet Virtual Connections
    • BP EVC Services E-Line, E-Lane, E-Tree
  • Link Aggregation
    • Static and IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation
Security
  • Single and Multiple IEEE 802.1X
  • MAC based
  • RADIUS
  • TACACS+
  • ACL based security protocols
VLAN
  • Port and IP subnet based VLAN routing, tagging, re-tagging and priority management
  • VLAN Trunking, GARP VLAN Registration (GVRP)
  • Multicast VLAN Registration (MVR)
  • Voice over IP
    • VOICE VLAN and Auto Voice over IP prioritization
Multicast/IPMC
  • VLAN an Port based IGMP/MLD Multicast and Multicast Proxy for IPv4 and IPv6
  • SSM filtering
  • IPMCv4 and IPMCv6 flood suppression
  • IGMP Querier
  • Explicit Router port handling
QoS
  • Port, Queue, MEF, VCAP, EVC policers
  • Port and Queue ingress and egress shapers
  • Diffserv marking and remarking
Synchronization
  • IEEE 1588v2 Precision Time Protocol
    • 1588v2/PTP support on ports 1 to 12 with one and two-step clocks
    • 1588v2/PTP support on ports 13 to 25 (depending on line card variant)
  • SyncE
    • SyncE Slave on all ports planned as a future extension
  • Time Protocols
    • NTP Client, PTP Client
Provider Bridging
IEEE 802.1d, 802.1ad and 802.10d Q-in-Q Provider Bridging
Layer 3 Support
Layer 3 classification for i.e. SIP, IP Prot, SProt and DProt based protocols,
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage
    • 24 V, 36 V, 48 V, 72 V, 96 V, 110 V DC nominal; 14.4 to 154 V max. (EN 50155)
    • Power interruption class S2 (10 ms) (EN 50155)
  • Power Consumption
    • The power consumption depends on the selected PSU configuration
    • Less than 30 W in default configuration
    • Less than 100 W without PSU
    • Less than 550 W in max. PoE load condition (depending on used PSUs)
    • Less than 100 W with 6 line cards without PoE
    • For example, when used together with two PU20 (or PU21) PSUs, the maximum PoE power of about 120 W can be expected.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • 210 x 175 x 225 mm max. without brackets
    • 4U, 40 HP
  • Mounting Possibilities
    • Wall-mount
    • Rack-mount in 19" cabinet
    • Two systems side-by-side to build a single 19" chassis
Environmental Specifications
  • Classification for railway applications
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Temperature range (operation)
    • EN 50155 class TX in base configuration and when equipped with GE1, GP1 and GP2 cards, without activated PoE supply
    • With fan if the line cards have been configured with the PoE option
    • Without fan if the line cards have been configured without the PoE option
  • Cooling concept
    • Air-cooled, forced convection with fan tray at system bottom
  • Temperature range (storage): -40°C to +85°C
  • Humidity
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Vibration/Shock
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body class B
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Conformal coating of board components
  • International Protection Rating (IEC 60529): IP20
Safety
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 60950-1: Class I equipment
  • Flammability (PCBs)
    • UL 94 V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545, hazard class tbd.
EMC Conformity
  • EN 55022, EN 50121-3-2, class B (radiated emission)
  • EN 55024, EN 50121-3-2, class A
Software Support
Firmware for configuration and management included

Ordering Information

Standard NH30 Models

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19NH30-B0

4U 40HP build-to-order modular managed Gigabit Ethernet Switch. Basic system including backplane and mounting rails, -40 to +85°C

Miscellaneous Accessories
0711-0023

Mechanical extension kit to integrate a half 19" system into a 19" rack

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02G101-02
G101 - Fully Managed 29 Gbit/s Industrial Ethernet Switch, A-Coded

25 Port Gigabit Ethernet Managed Switch, 2x RJ45 + 1x SFP 2.5 Gbit/s on front, 10x Gigabit Ethernet + 3x QSGMII links on backplane, -40 to +85°C with qualified components

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PU20 - Wide-Range Railway Power Supply Unit, 24 to 110 VDC, 120 W

120 W, 3U 6 HP PSU, wide range input 24 to 110 V DC, output 12 V / 5 V / 3.3 V DC, -40°C to +85°C qualified, conformal coating

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17PU21-00
PU21 - Wide-Range Railway Power Supply Unit, 100 to 240 VAC, 120 W

120W, 3U 6HP PSU, wide range input 100 to 240VAC, output 12V/5/3.3VDC, -40°C to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

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08AF02-00
AF2 - Shelf Controller for CompactPCI Systems

Shelf controller for CompactPCI/CompactPCI Serial systems, main board with control panel and cable, -50 to +100°C screened

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08AF02-01
AF2 - Shelf Controller for CompactPCI Systems

Shelf controller for CompactPCI/CompactPCI Serial, main board with control panel and cable, -50 to +100°C screened, conformal coating

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02GE01-00
GE1 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

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02GE01-01
GE1 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x RJ45 passive Ethernet port extender, PoE+, -40 to +85°C

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02GE01-02
GE1 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x M12 passive Ethernet port extender, no PoE, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated

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02GE03-02
GE3 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

4x M12 X-coded Gigabit Ethernet line card for CompactPCI Serial Switches G101 and G102, no PoE, with EEE/SyncE and IEEE1588v2 support, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coated

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02GE01-03
GE1 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x M12 passive Ethernet port extender with PoE+, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated

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02GE03-03
GE3 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

4x M12 X-coded QSGMII Gigabit Ethernet line card for CompactPCI Serial Switches G101 and G102, PoE+ PSE (60W max), EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coated

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02GP01-00
GP1 - 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet PHY Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x RJ45 QSGMII port extender, no PoE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C

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02GP01-01
GP1 - 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet PHY Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x RJ45 QSGMII port extender, PoE+ PSE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C

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02GP01-02
GP1 - 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet PHY Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x M12 QSGMII port extender, no PoE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated

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02GP01-03
GP1 - 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet PHY Line Card with PoE

3U CompactPCI Serial, 4 x M12 QSGMII port extender, PoE+ PSE, EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C, conformal coated

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02GP02-00
GP2 - 4-Port Gigabit SFP PHY Line Card

3U CompactPCI Serial, QSGMII to 4 x SFP 1GB port extender EEE and Sync-E support, -40 to +85°C

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02GP03-02
GP3 - 4-Port Gigabit Copper Ethernet Line Card with PoE

4x M12 X-coded QSGMII Gigabit Ethernet line card for CompactPCI Serial Switches G101 and G102, no PoE, EEE and SyncE support, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coated

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Software

Firmware/BIOS
14ETSW-01

Ethernet Switch Firmware for for G101, NM30 and NH30

Documentation

NH30 Data Sheet
NH30 User Manual
Compare Chart: Switch, Router, Gateway & WAP Devices
ETSW Firmware Manual
Rugged Ethernet Switches FAQs
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Presentation: menRDC Railway Data Center

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BTO Configuration Guide

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