PROFINET Switches - Status - New closed (NC)

SCALANCE XB208, 8x 100M PROFINETSCALANCE XB208, 8x 100M PROFINET

SCALANCE XB208, 8x 100M PROFINET

In stock
Code: 6GK5208-0BA00-2AB2
Managed PROFINET switch, 8× ports, ring topology support, port mirroring, GSDML support enabling switch integration into STEP7/TIA and…
SCALANCE XB216, 16x 100M PROFINETSCALANCE XB216, 16x 100M PROFINET

SCALANCE XB216, 16x 100M PROFINET

In stock
Code: 6GK5216-0BA00-2AB2
Managed PROFINET switch, 16× ports, ring topology support, port mirroring, GSDML support enabling switch integration into STEP7/TIA and…
Which switch for PROFINET networks?

Which switch for PROFINET networks?

Is it advisable to use cheap unmanageable switches for a few crowns or is it worth paying extra and buying manageable switches? Should I save money on buying switches for the production line or should I buy a quality PROFINET switch?