RUGGEDCOM RX1500 family

Ideally suited for electric, industrial plant floor, rail and traffic control applications

The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 family of modular Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers offers WAN, serial or Ethernet connectivity options.

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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.

Certified for electric power, rail and transportation industries

The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 series is a cost-efficient utility-grade Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch and router.

With an IP30 degree of protection, these products do not use internal fans for cooling and support a wide temperature range of -40° C to +85° C. Their modular and field replaceable platform lets customers select from WAN, serial and Ethernet options – making them ideally suited for power utilities, the industrial plant floor, and rail/traffic control systems.

Products at a glance

Rack mount, modular Layer 2 and 3 switch and router
Rack mount, modular Layer 2 and 3 switch and router
Hot Swappable Modules
Ethernet Ports
Up to 24
Up to 36
Gigabit Ports
Up to 8
Up to 4
APE1808 Ports
Up to 2
Up to 2
10 FL Ports
Up to 12
Up to 18
T1/E1 Ports
Up to 4
Up to 4
Cellular Ports
Up to 8
Up to 12
Serial Ports
Up to 24
Up to 36
Operating Temperature Range
–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)
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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. 

Industrial networks education

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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Proven technology

Day in and day out, RUGGEDCOM products perform without fail under extreme conditions around the world. Read on to find out more.


Rugged communications equipment for harsh environments

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