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Integrated Router
and Switch


RuggedBackbone™ RX1512

Compact, Modular, Field Hot-Swappable*
Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switching and Routing
Platform with Integrated Cyber Security Appliance
Functions Ideal for Pole & DIN Rail Mounting

Rugged Rated CrossBow
Datasheet/ Installation Guide/ ROX™: Web Interface User Guide

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Product Features & Specs

Cyber Security Features

  • Integrated Router/Firewall/VPN
  • Stateful Firewall with NAT
  • Full IPSec Virtual Private Networking
  • VPN with 3DES, AES128, AES256 support
  • RuggedSolutions™ CrossBow for NERC CIP Cyber Security compliance
  • RADIUS centralized password management
  • Multi-level passwords
  • SSH/SSL encryption
  • Enable/disable ports, MAC based port security
  • Port based network access control (802.1x)
  • VLAN (802.1Q) to segregate and secure network traffic
  • SNMPv3 encrypted authentication and access security
  • Optional Check Point Firewall and IPS

RuggedRated™ for Reliability
in Harsh Environments

  • Immunity to EMI and high voltage electrical transients
    • Meets IEEE 1613
      (electric utility substations)
    • Exceeds IEC 61850-3
      (electric utility substations)
    • Exceeds IEC 61800-3
      (variable speed drive systems)
    • Exceeds IEC 61000-6-2
      (generic industrial environment)
    • Exceeds NEMA TS-2
      (traffic control equipment)
  • -40°C to +85°C operating temperature (no fans)
  • Failsafe Output Relay: For critical failure or error alarming

Physical Ports

  • Field replaceable line modules
  • Up to 12 ports 100FX
  • Up to 12 ports 10/100TX
  • Up to 6 ports 10FL/100SX
  • Up to 4 ports Gigabit Ethernet
  • Up to 12 Serial Ports

WAN Port Options

  • T1/E1 (channelized)
  • E1 75 Ohms via BNC
  • Cellular/DDS


  • WAN
    • Frame Relay RFC 1490 or RFC 1294
    • PPP RFC 1661, 1332, 1321, 1334, PAP, CHAP Authentication
    • Multilink PPP RFC 1990
    • GOOSE messaging support
  • IP
    • Routing: OSPF, BGP, RIPv1 and 2
    • VRRP
    • Traffic control, NTP Server,
      IP Multicast Routing
    • DCHP Agent (Option 82 Capable)
    • MPLS

Frame Relay Support

  • ISO and ITU compliant, network certified
  • ANSI T1.617 Annex D, Q.933 or LMI Local Signaling

Management Tools

  • Web-based, SSH, CLI management interfaces
  • SNMP v1/v2/v3
  • Remote Syslog
  • Rich set of diagnostics with logging and alarms
  • Loopback diagnostic tests
  • Raw and interpreted real time
    line traces

Fixed Power Supply

  • Input voltage range of 10-72 VDC
  • Fully integrated power supply
    (no external adaptors)
  • CSA/UL 60950 safety approved to +85°C


  • 5 Year Warranty


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