Red Lion’s N-Tron® series 500-A industrial Ethernet switches offer up to 26 ports of Fast Ethernet connectivity and are specifically designed to meet the requirements of mission critical PLC and process control applications. Designed for plug-and-play performance with EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and PROFINET applications, the 500-A series monitored switches provide best-in-class reliable connectivity. The 500-A series offers N-View™ monitoring technology, IGMP snooping, VLAN, QoS, port control, trunking and port mirroring required by many advanced I/O control applications.


The 500-A monitored switches feature between 8 and 26 ports, offering 10/100Base-T(X) port speeds. These monitored switches provide copper and fiber port combinations for maximum deployment flexibility.

The 500-A line of monitored switches provide uncompromising performance in harsh environments including features like redundant power inputs, plug-and-play operation and N-View monitoring technology. These networking features provide best-in-class uptime performance.

The 500-A provides N-View advanced network performance monitoring technology. N-View provides 47 different status points on switch and port conditions and displays that information on a networked computer using the N-View Windows application. The N-View OPC server application also allows integration with third-party OPC Client applications.

The 500-A line of monitored switches are housed in DIN-rail mountable metal enclosures and offer a wide operating temperature range of -40° to +85°C. With UL Class I, Div. 2 listing, CE certifications and TS1/TS2, IEC 61850-3 and IEC 1613 compliance, these switches are built to last in the most demanding environments.