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Catalog # 304034 - Model 8079 RJ45 A/B CAT 5e Switch

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Catalog No: 304034
Model No: 8079
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Interface:RJ45 CAT 5e
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Pins Switched:8
Local Control:Rotary Knob

  • RJ45 A/B Switch, Manually controlled.
  • Certified for category 5e compliance.

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Shipping Return Policy

  • To return an item, contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 to obtain a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. RMA numbers are valid for 30 days after the date of the shipment and cannot be extended or re-issued. We are unable to accept returns without an RMA number.
  • All returns except those of defective product are subject to a 15% restocking fee, and additional charges for handling or freight are refunded only in cases of defective products.
  • Return freight must be shipped prepaid. We recommend that you insure the package as you are responsible for risk of loss on all returned packages. We recommend that all cartons are properly packed as Electro Standards is not responsible for product damaged en route. We do not issue call tags for product returns.
  • Returned product must be clean, undamaged, and complete with all manuals, accessories, documents and packaging. The items must be in a resalable condition.
  • The product must have with it a copy of the original invoice or packing slip and the appropriate RMA paperwork.
  • If your item is not working properly, please contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 for help in trouble-shooting your application.
  • If the product is defective, Electro Standards will repair or replace that item (at our discretion) upon receipt and evaluation of the original product.
  • Electro Standards reserves the right to authorize product returns after 30 days from the invoice date in some cases. If the product is accepted after 30 days, credit will be issued toward future pruchases only and some additional restocking charges may be applied.
  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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Cat5e Manual Network Switch, RJ45 Rotary Switches
Model 8079 RJ45 A/B Switch, Manual, Cat 5e Compliant

  • Switches all 8 pins. Allows compatibility with ALL RJ45 interfaces.

  • A Field-Proven High-Quality Data Network Switch designed to provide High Reliability for Mission Critical Networks.

  • Ideal for Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) purchase applications.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Rotary switch on front panel selects A or B.
  • PINS SWITCHED: All 8 pins of the RJ45 are switched.
  • POWER: No power required. Manually operated.
  • ENCLOSURE: Shielded aluminum enclosure.
  • DIMENSIONS: 5.3"W x 2.6" H x 7.3" D. (13.5 X 6.6 X 18.5 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.1 lb. (0.5 kg)

LineSelect® Model 8079 Manually Controlled CAT5e RJ45 A/B Switch Application:

The drawing illustrates a computer workstation connected to the RJ45 COMMON port with access two networks connected to the RJ45 ports A and B. The Model 8079 is certified Cat5e Compliant.

LineSelect® Model 8079 A/B a Cat5e Compliant application


  • LineSelect® Model 8079 allows access to two networks from one computer or workstation.
  • Certified for category 5e compliance.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping contacts.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • No external power required.
  • The ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • Manual control via knob located on the front panel.
  • Rated for 10/100/1000 Base-T networks (Up to Cat5e).
  • (3) RJ45 Connections, ports A, B, and COMMON located on rear panel.
  • Attractive anodized black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Switching mechanism is sealed precious metal contact switch.
  • Custom length Cat5e cables available for your switch installation. Get better performance.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • Municipalities, schools, government: This product is on GSA Shedule!

The LineSelect® Model 8079 enables access to two 100Base-T networks up to 1000 Mbps. The Model 8079 Category 5e A/B Switch allows the user to reroute data between two networks with a simple flip of the switch. The unit supports all 8 pins of the RJ45 interface. No need to plug and unplug cables thereby eliminating connector wear. The Model 8079 is enclosed in a slim desktop enclosure.

This high-quality network switch is available to city, state, and federal government purchasers at a discounted price and favorable payment and shipping terms via GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Click here for GSA details.

Model 8079 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.

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