ifm electronic offers an Ethernet switch for networking of PDM360 dialogue modules, O2M Ethernet cameras as well as other devices with network capability. The switch has five Ethernet ports with D-coded M12 sockets. This enables a setup of Ethernet networks according to IEEE 802.3. No configuration tools are needed due to the plug and play concept. By means of auto-sensing, the ports detect the transmission speed and capacity utilization of the connections and configure them automatically. All ports support full and half duplex operation. It operates in a wide temperature range of -40 to 80 °C and has the protection rating IP 67.