MetaLIGHT 684D

Cyber-Hardened, 10Gig DIN Rail Switches
Built For Hybrid Fiber/Copper Networks

Featuring optional 256-bit MACsec encryption & optional PoE++

Immediately boost your existing twisted pair network today and be ready for fiber tomorrow!

Cyber-hardened, hybrid, Add-Drop unit enabling the delivery of symmetrical high-speed Ethernet services over existing copper and/or fiber infrastructure while providing 256-bit MACSEC security. Multiple Gigabit fiber/copper interfaces for IoT devices (cameras, sensors, controllers, WiFi) or network connectivity, including optional PoE++ interfaces.

The Actelis ML684D offers an all-embracing level of security initiating from the physical layer through switching and up to the management and access layers. It provides a significantly strong and resilient solution and enables transmissions which have the highest level of immunity with notably lower vulnerability to hacking attempts.

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Switching Capacity

Ethernet Port Density





Power Over Ethernet up to 90W


256-bit MACsec

Key Features

Modernize Your Traffic Management System Today!

We specialize in helping our clients complete their IoT networking projects quickly by taking full advantage of their existing network infrastructure, enabling instant fiber-grade connectivity for traffic controllers, traffic signals, cameras, sensors, and more.

Our unique solution utilizes patented algorithms to boost the rate, reach and reliability of copper.  By seamlessly extending fiber-grade communication over hybrid fiber-copper, fiber only, or copper only networks, the Actelis solution enables real-time high-speed connectivity and aggregated traffic management, enabling higher safety and surveillance across cities.

Example Hybrid Fiber-Copper Traffic Network

One proven, managed solution for networks consisting of fiber and twisted pair copper.

MetaLIGHT 684D Series:
Flexibility and Power
for Hybrid Networks of Fiber & Copper

Product Name
High Level Description
ML684D Series
Common Features
8-Port Hardened Industrial Managed Hybrid Fiber-Copper Ethernet Switch, DIN Rail
1G Interfaces
2x 100/1000F(x) SFP; 6x 10/100BT
Ethernet over Bonded Copper Interfaces: 1-4 bonded pairs, up to 60Mpbs, Up to 2x High-Speed Links (HSLs)
Extended Temperature: -40°C ~ 75°C (-40°F ~ 167°F)
Redundant Power Inputs: 12-48VDC, Optional AC with converter
8-Port Hybrid-Fiber Copper Ethernet Switch (as listed above) with the following features:
2x 100/1000F(x) SFP; 6x 10/100/1000BT
Power Over Ethernet: 2x PoE+/++ , up to 60W (IEEE 802.3at/bt)
8-Port Hybrid-Fiber Copper Ethernet Switch (as listed above) with the following features:
2x 100/1000F(x) SFP; 6x 10/100/1000BT
Power Over Ethernet: 2x PoE++ , up to 90W (IEEE 802.3bt)
Enhanced Management: Pass-through relay & USB
Security: 256-bit MacSec Encryption (ML684DL-M and ML684DLP-M models only)

Summary of Specifications

  • Ethernet (Network/User)
    • 10/100Base-T (ML684D)
    • 10/100/1000Base-T (ML684DTP, ML684DxM)
      • 6 ports
      • Connector: RJ45, Auto-MDIX
    •  100/1000Base-FX:
      • 2 ports
      • Connector: SFP Based, MSA compliant
    • High Speed Link (HSL) – Bonded copper pairs
      • Protocol: IEEE 802.3ah 2Base-TL
      • Line code: ITU-T G.991.2 rev. 2
      • Number of copper pairs: 4, Connector: RJ45 x 2
      • Number of HSLs: 1 HSL- up to 4 pairs,
        2 HSLs- east/west, 2 pair each
      • Bandwidth per HSL: 1 HSL – up to 60 Mbps;
        2 HSLs up to 30Mbps
      • Bypass switch
      • End-to-end Delay: 2-4 ms (typical)
      • Spectral Compliance: ITU-T G.991.2 annex A, B, F,
        G, ETSI TS 101 524 annex E, ANSI T1.417, T1.426,
        Per-country regulatory compliant spectral modes
      • Sealing Current: 48 VDC/1.5mA nominal (sink)
    • Secure link – High-end Encryption- 4 ports
      • MACSEC 256bit IEEE 802.1AE (ML684DL-M and ML684DLP-M models)
        2x SFP and 2x HSLs
    • Management (Out-of-Band)
      • 10/100Base-T Connector: RJ45, Auto-MDIX
      • Craft: EIA RS-232 (DCE) Connector: RJ45,
        USB 2.0
    • Alarm Contacts
      • Terminal Block, 2 Input, 1 Output
    • Pass Through, Unit bypass (ML684DxM)
      • Activated by power down of the unit. Connecting pair 1 to 2 and 3 to 4.

Dynamic Bridging: IEEE 802.1, 8K MAC addresses
MTU: 2048bytes – 9K
Discovery Mechanisms: LLDP
VLAN Tagging: IEEE 802.1Q
Double Tagging: Q-in-Q
RSTP, STP: IEEE 802.1d
ERPSv2: G.8032 ERPSv2
Link Aggregation: IEEE 802.3ad
Provider Bridge: IEEE 802.1ad
IGMP snooping: IGMP V1/V2
OAM: IEEE 802.3ah clause 57
(EFM OAM), IEEE 802.1ag, ITU Y.1731,
Ethernet loopback with MAC swap

  • Quality of Service
    • Classes of Service: 8
    • Scheduler: WFQ, SP
    • Classification: L2 802.1p/Q priorities,
      L3 ToS/Diff Serv
  • Craft GUI: MetaASSIST View
  • USB craft port
  • SNMP: SNMP V3, V2C, V1
  • IP addresses: IPV4 and IPV6
  • Command Line Interface: TL1, CLI
  • Remote Access: Telnet
  • Secure Access (option): SSH v2
  • Time Synchronization: SNTP v3
  • Web Access: HTTP
  • File transfer: FTP, TFTP
  • IEEE 802.3ah EFM OAM: Dying Gasp
  • User Authentication: RADIUS and/or local passwords
  • FIPS 140-2
  • Status
  • Alarm
  • MLP per modem/pair
  • ACT (Activity) per Ethernet port
  • LNK (Link) per Ethernet/HSL port
  • Power A / Power B

Dimensions: Height: 5.95” / 151 mm,
Depth: 5.1” / 130 mm, Width: 2.3” / 58 mm
Weight: 1.76 lbs / 0.8 kg
Mounting: Din Rails, Wall Mount
Design for top hat rail EN 50022 – 35 × 7.5,
or 35 × 15 – type O / type Omega (Ω)

  • DC (integrated): 12V to 72V
    Range varies between specific models
  • AC (external): 90-264 VAC
  • Optional PoE
    • ML684DTP: 2x PoE+/++, up to 60W (IEEE 802.3at/bt)
    • ML684DxM: 2x PoE+/++, up to 90W (IEEE802.3bt)

Operating Temp.: -40° to +74°C
Storage Temp.: -40° to +75°C
Relative humidity: Up to 95%, non condensing

  • Metro Ethernet Forum
    • MEF 9, 14
  • Safety
    • IEN 62368, IEC 62368, UL 62368
  •  EMI (Emission)
    • FCC Part 15 Class A
    • ICES-003 Class A
    • ETSI EN 300 386 Class A
    • ETSI ETS 300 132-2
    • EN 55022 Class A
    • EN50121 Class B
  •  EMS (Immunity)
    • EN 300 386 level 3 ESD, Surge, EFT level 2 or 3
    • EN 61000 – Level 3: 4-2 (ESD), 4-3 (RS), 4-4 (EFT), 4-5 (Surge), 4-6 (CS)
    • EN 61000-4-8
    • ITU-T K.20, K.21, K.45
  • CE
    • EMC and Safety
  •  Environmental
    • ETSI ETS 300 019
  • Security – NIST
    • FIPS 140-2

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