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Catalog # 304081 - Model 8081 RJ45 3-Position, Cat 5 Switch

    RJ45 3-Position, Cat 5 SwitchRJ45 3-Position, Cat 5 Switch
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    • RJ45 3-Position, Cat 5 Switch
    • RJ45 3-Position, Cat 5 Switch
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Catalog No: 304081
Model No: 8081
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Interface:RJ45, 10/100 Base-T, Cat5
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


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  • 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.
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  • 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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RJ45 Manual Network Switch, Cat5, Rotary Switch
Model 8081 RJ45 A/B/C Network Switch, Manual Control, CAT 5 Compliant

  • Applicable to switching ANY RJ45 interface devices.

  • High Quality Manual Data Network Switches Increase the Reliability of Your Network!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (4) RJ45 female, Category 5 ports on rear panel
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Rotary Switch on front panel selects A, B, or C
  • PINS SWITCHED: All 8 pins switched.
  • POWER: No power required.
  • ENCLOSURE: Shielded Aluminum Enclosure
  • DIMENSIONS: 5.43" W x 7.91" D x 2.67" H (13.8 x 20.1 x 6.8 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 1.2 lb. (0.6 kg)

LineSelect® Model 8081 CAT5 A/B/C Switch Network Application:

The drawing illustrates a computer or workstation connected to the CAT5 RJ45 COMMON port accessing one of three networks connected to the CAT5 RJ45 A, B, and C ports. 

LineSelect® Model 8081 RJ45 A/B/C Application Drawing


  • Model 8081 Cat5 A/B/C network switch allows access to three 10/100 Base-T Networks from one computer or workstation.
  • Certified for Category 5 compliance.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping contacts.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • 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 front panel.
  • No external power required.
  • Rated for 10/100 Base-T networks (Up to CAT 5).
  • (4) RJ45 Connections, ports A, B C and COMMON, located on rear panel.
  • Attractive all metal black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Switching mechanism is sealed precious metal contact switch.
  • Standard & custom category 5 cables available in multiple colors and any length!
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.

The LineSelect® Model 8081 RJ45 A/B/C data network switch enables access to three 10/100 Base-T Cat5 networks from one Common RJ45 device. The Model 8081 Category 5 A/B/C Data Network Switch allows the user to reroute data between three networks with the flip of a switch (Rotary knob). This manual network switch supports all 8 pins of the RJ45 CAT5 interface. No need to plug and unplug cables thereby eliminating connector wear. The LineSelect® Model 8081 is enclosed in a slim desktop enclosure.

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