Xtreme/GbE 24-Port Managed Carrier Ethernet Switch

  • 24 Port 10/100/1000 Mbps Switch
  • All 24 Port Magnetics Integrated on-board
  • 1x 1G SGMII, 1x 2.5G SGMII for SFP Uplink
  • High-Density Ruggedized Board-to-Board/Board-to-Cable Port Breakout
  • Extremely Small Footprint: 90 × 96 mm (3.550 × 3.775 inches)
  • Conduction cooled Heatplate or Air cooled Heatsink Options
  • Extended Temperature Range -40°C to +85°C
Part #: XDG032, XDG033 Category:

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Connect Tech’s Xtreme/GbE 24-Port Managed Carrier Ethernet Switch provides high density, high port count, Carrier Grade Ethernet switching capabilities in an extremely small embedded form factor. Excellent for any space constrained, mission-critical application needing an embedded high-density/high-port count managed Carrier Switch.

The Xtreme/GbE 24-Port Managed Carrier Ethernet Switch implements on-board magnetics for all 24 Gigabit Ethernet Ports, so no external magnetics are required for your end application. The Xtreme/GbE 24-Port also includes 1G SGMII and 2.5 SGMII uplinks. It has been designed from the ground up to ease enclosure/chassis integration by limiting the amount of cabling required for port termination with the ability to remove all cabling entirely.

The Xtreme/GbE 24-Port Managed Carrier Ethernet Switch uses a specialized high density Board-to-Board/Board-to-Cable configuration for port breakouts. Ports can be broken out via a breakout board / carrier that can mate directly to the XDG032/33 or by mating to a high density high-speed Twinax cable.

The XDG033 is designed for standalone applications, with all thermal extraction on one layer and connector/ cabling on the opposite layer, where as the XDG032 is intended for single side use case.


Ethernet Switch Engine

Microchip VSC7429 Carrier Grade Ethernet Switch Chipset

Ethernet PHYs

12 x Cu PHY Ports from Vitesse VSC7429 Switch Engine, 12 x Cu PHY Ports from Vitesse VSC8512 External PHY


1Gb DDR2 SDRAM, 128Mb Serial NOR Flash


1x 1G SGMII (for SFP Uplink), 1x 2.5G SGMII (for SFP Uplink), 24 x 1000BASE-T

Default Port Configuration

24 x Gigabit Ethernet
1 x SFP 1 Gigabit
1 x SFP+ 2.5 Gigabit


On-board Gigabit Magnetics for all 24 Ports (No external magnetics required) (10/100/1000 Mbps) application


4 x High-Density Board-to-Board / Board-to-Cable Connectors, Connectors can be mated directly to breakout boards, or via cabling, Each High-Density Connector Contains 8 Gigabit Ports

Layer 2 Switching

802.1Q VLAN switch with 8K MACs and 4K VLANs, Hardware and software-based learning, Independent and shared VLAN learning (IVL, SVL), IPv4/IPv6 multicast, Jumbo frame support, Link aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad), Policing with storm control and MC/BC protection, Push/pop up to two VLAN tags, RSTP and MSTP support

Management Access

RS-232 Serial Interface (CLI), SNMP, Software API, Web Interface

Breakout Board Options

4-Port SFP Cabling Option to Right Angle SFP Cage, 8-Port Bank Cabling Options to: Panel Mount Vertical RJ-45s, Right Angle RJ-45s and MIL Circular Connector, Direct Board-to-Board (No Cabling): 24-Port Vertical RJ-45s, Full Custom (Simple 2-layer no magnetics designs)

Standalone Operation

Switch can be used as a standalone unit OR can be paired with an embedded SBC

Power Requirements

+4V to 14V Input Range (External Connector)

Power Consumption

Idle: 0.7A, 8.4W, Max: 1.15A, 14W (with +12V input), Typical: 0.85A, 10W


PC/104 compliant: 3.775" x 3.550", Tallest Top Side Component: Heatsink 0.375” (9.5mm)

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F), (chipset rated to +125°C thermals)

Ordering Information

Main Products
Part Number Description
XDG032 Xtreme/GbE 24-Port with SFP Top Side
XDG033 Xtreme/GbE 24-Port with SFP Bottom Side
Part Number Description
XBG009 Xtreme/GbE SFP Breakout Board
DEV011 XDG033 Development Kit (Includes breakout board)
XBG001 24-Port RJ-45 Vertical Breakout Board (XDG032 Only)
XBG002 8-Port Panel Mount RJ-45 Breakout Board (requires CBG209 or CBG210)
XBG003 8-Port Right Angle RJ-45 Breakout Board (requires CBG209 or CBG210)
CBG209 XDG032 8-Port Breakout Cable
CBG202 XDG032 Serial Cable
CBG112 XDG032 Power Cable
CBG210 XDG033 8-Port Breakout Cable
CBG212 XDG033 Serial Cable
CBG213 XDG033 Power Cable
MSG062 12V Power Supply w/ 3.5mm Terminal Block Adapter

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