Layer 3 Stackable Smart Managed Switch
DGS-1520 Series

Unleash your Wi-Fi 6 capabilities with PoE & Multi-Gigabit ports and effortlessly aggregate your Gigabit network with 10 GB uplink or stacking.

  • Effortless deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Multi-site management via Web GUI  
  • Perfect for SMB access & aggregation layers  
  • Quickly add 10 GB Ethernet upgrade to infrastructure 
  • Power over Ethernet and fiber options with various port combinations 

  • Effortless deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Multi-site management via Web GUI  
  • Perfect for SMB access & aggregation layers  
  • Quickly add 10 GB Ethernet upgrade to infrastructure 
  • Power over Ethernet and fiber options with various port combinations 

Specifications

1000Base-T Interface Up to 48
Auto MDI/MDIX Yes
Switching Capacity Up to 188 Gbps
Max. Packet Forwarding Rate Up to 139.88 Mpps
Store Forwarding Yes
Dimension PoE Models: 441 × 308.5 × 44 mm, Non-PoE Models: 441 × 207.4 × 44 mm
Weight 2.33 kg ~ 4.80 kg (see Datasheet)
Storage Temperature -40ºC to 70ºC
Operation Temperature -5ºC to 50ºC
Operation Humidity 10% to 95% RH
Maximum Power Consumption 30.4 W to 459.5 W (see Datasheet)
Standby Power Consumption 10.9 W/100 V to 40.7 W/240 V (see Datasheet)
Maximum Heat Dissipation 103.7 BTU/h to 1635.1 BTU/h (see Datasheet)
MTBF Up to 468,252 hours (see Datasheet)
Power Input AC:100 ~ 240 V
FAN Yes
Energy Efficiency Ethernet (EEE) Yes
Power Saving By Link Status Yes
Power Saving By Cable Length No
MAC Address Table Size Up to 16,384 entries per device
802.3x Flow Control Yes
Head-of-line (HOL) Blocking Prevention Yes
Jumbo Frame Up to 12,288 Bytes

Highlights

The DGS-1520 Series, a new generation of Lite Layer 3 Stackable Smart Managed Switches, includes four 10 GB ports for uplink or stacking up to a total of eight switches with a total of 80 Gigabit stacking bandwidth. Designed for effortless multi-site network deployments with Zero Touch Provisioning, the DGS-1520 Series is also powerful enough for server and storage applications. For unrestricted Wi-Fi 6 edge device capabilities, PoE models offer four 2.5 GB Base-T ports for Multi-Gigabit connectivity. For SMBs with expanding networks and significant bandwidth growth, the DGS-1520 effortlessly adds highly cost-effective 10 GB connectivity to ensure seamless aggregation between access and core layers.

Stackable Smart Gigabit Stackable Smart Gigabit

Stack up to eight switches for high-density Gigabit aggregation

Zero Touch Provisioning Zero Touch Provisioning

Effortless multi-site deployment

Multi-Gigabit Ports Multi-Gigabit Ports

Four 2.5 GB Base-T ports for Wi-Fi 6 APs (PoE models)

Flexible Stacking or Uplink Flexible Stacking or Uplink

10 GB Base-T and/or SFP+ (fiber) ports for stacking or uplink

High Capacity High Capacity

Up to 188 Gbps switching capacity per switch

PoE Capable PoE Capable

Up to 370 W PoE output per switch

Power Redundancy Power Redundancy

Connect with DPS-520 for power redundancy (non-PoE models)

Advanced Manageability

Supports dynamic routing and selective Q-in-Q tagging

DGS-1520 series

High Availability

The DGS-1520 Series brings reliable, yet affordable, Gigabit connectivity with four 10-Gigabit ports (two 10G Base-T and two 10G SFP+) for high-speed uplink or stacking. Boost your network performance, simplify your network infrastructure, improve bandwidth and reduce cabling complexity.
 
 
 

Zero Touch Provisioning

Zero Touch provisioning is perfect for multi-site network expansions. Simply preconfigure your network settings in a centralized location, then install the DGS-1520 switches for effortless deployments.

Zero Touch Provisioning
Multi Gigabit Support

Multi-Gigabit Support

Multi-Gigabit ports on the DGS-1520 Series switch (PoE models only) support 100 MB / 1 GB / 2.5 GB speeds to maximize various device capabilities, such as Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) access points, which can often exceed single Gigabit speeds.

* For DGS-1520-28MP & DGS-1520-52MP only

Powerful Stacking Capability

Stack up to eight DGS-1520 switches with a total of 80 GB stacking bandwidth using hybrid mode (copper and/or fiber), increasing flexibility, scalability, and cost effectiveness for SMBs.

 
Stacking Capability

Minimize Outages with Power Redundancy

Minimize Outages with Power Redundancy *non-PoE models only

For a more resilient network infrastructure, connect up to four DGS-1520 switches (non-PoE models only) with the DPS-520 PoE redundant power supply system through the management port and actively back-up four devices to significantly reduce power redundancy costs.


  • Auto Discovery: Automatically detect power requirements of connected PD devices. 
  • RPS Port Priority: Enables administrators to define RPS failover policy.
  • Status Reporting: Administrators can connect via web browser to remotely monitor DPS-520 status.

Low Network Latency,
High PoE Budget

High Gigabit-port density with up to 188 GB total switching capacity, and up to 30 W per port with 370 W total PoE budget to power your PoE-enabled devices.



*DGS-1520-28MP/52MP

Enhanced Manageability for Peace of Mind

D-View7

dview7
D-View 7

For more complex network infrastructures, D-View 7, a centralized management platform, can be installed for in-depth network management and maintenance to optimize network availability, reliability, security, and resilience.

D-Link Network Assistant

D-Link Network Assistant App
D-Link Network Assistant

Built upon a highly-intuitive user interface, the D-Link Network Assistant (DNA) simplifies device configuration using the D-Link Discovery Protocol, auto-detecting supported devices and displaying them for port-level configurations.

Application Scenario

DGS-1520 series

DGS-1520 Series Comparison

DGS-1520-28

DGS-1520-28

DGS-1520-28MP

DGS-1520-28MP

DGS-1520-52

DGS-1520-52

DGS-1520-52MP

DGS-1520-52MP

Interface 24 x
10/100/1000 Base-T Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
20 x
10/100/1000 Base-T PoE Ports
4 x
2.5G Base-T PoE Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
48 x
10/100/1000 Base-T Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
44 x
10/100/1000 Base-T PoE Ports
4 x
2.5G Base-T PoE Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
Switching Capacity 128 Gbps 140 Gbps 176 Gbps 188 Gbps
PoE power Budget N/A 370W, 740W (with RPS) N/A 370W, 740W (with RPS)