RUGGEDCOM RX1500 family

Utility-grade Multi-Service Platform family

The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 family of modular Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers offers WAN, Serial or Ethernet connectivity options, making them ideal for electric power, plant floor, rail and traffic applications

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Rugged communications for harsh environments

Designed for and put to the test under the harshest environments, RUGGEDCOM products meet and exceed recognized industry standards for performance in mission-critical applications.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500, RX1501, RX1524 & RX1536

Certified for electric power, transportation and oil & gas industries

Cost-efficient, utility-grade Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices

The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 family offers switching, routing, cybersecurity, and management functionalities in a single box.
 

These products do not use internal fans for cooling, operate reliably over an extended temperature range of -40° С to +85° С and are rated to IP30. They support a wide range of hot-swappable modules that can handle multiple connectivity options, including cellular (3G and LTE), WAN (T1/E1, DDS), serial, and, copper and fiber Ethernet, over the same physical infrastructure, making them ideal for power utilities, industrial plant floors, rail and traffic control systems. 

Built to be secure

The new RUGGEDCOM RX1524 and RX1536 are designed for critical infrastructure industries that need to comply with stringent cybersecurity regulations. They feature several performance enhancements, including upgraded hardware, more processing power, lower latency, and cybersecurity improvements with higher IPsec throughput and faster encryption. Together with the RUGGEDCOM APE1808, they provide a reliable hardware platform to integrate third-party cybersecurity and Edge computing applications into the OT network.

Products at a glance

 
RX1500
RX1501
RX1524
RX1536
Description
Rack mount, modular, rugged Ethernet switch and router 
Rack mount, modular, rugged Ethernet switch and router 
Rack mount, modular, rugged Ethernet switch and router with enhanced routing, switching and security functionalities
Rack mount, modular, rugged Ethernet switch and router with enhanced routing, switching and security functionalities
Hot Swappable Modules
4
6
4
6
APE1808 modules supported
Up to 2
Up to 2
Up to 2
Up to 2
Ethernet Ports
Up to 24
Up to 36
Up to 24
Up to 36
Gigabit Ports
Up to 8
Up to 4
Up to 8
Up to 4
Port Types Supported

RJ45, ST, SC, LC, SFP, MTRJ, Micro-D, M-12

RJ45, ST, SC, LC, SFP, MTRJ, Micro-D, M-12

RJ45, ST, SC, LC, SFP, MTRJ, Micro-D, M-12

RJ45, ST, SC, LC, SFP, MTRJ, Micro-D, M-12

Operating Temperature Range
–40°C to +85°C
–40°C to +85°C
–40°C to +85°C
–40°C to +85°C
Power Supply
2 x (24 VDC, 48 VDC or HI)
1 x (24 VDC, 48 VDC or HI)

2 x (12 VDC, 24 VDC, 48 VDC or HI)

1 x (12 VDC, 24 VDC, 48 VDC or HI)

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Technology that meets industry requirements

True to their name, RUGGEDCOM solutions are built tough – delivering error-free communications under high levels of electromagnetic interference in extreme temperatures and over long distances. See how RUGGEDCOM solutions have been put to the test. Discover special features, examples of international standards compliance, and more.

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Professional Services for Industrial Networks

Professional services for industrial networks

It’s easy to acquire a top-of-the-line industrial communication network when you’re backed by our first-class network components and strong network design expertise. Work directly with us and our certified Solution Partners to help develop a network solution tailored to your needs. 

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Industrial networks education

Need in-house specialists? Participate in Siemens industrial networks training program and earn the subsequent certification aligned with international Industrial Ethernet standards. 

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