401-943-1164 / US & Canada Toll Free: 877-943-1164

Catalog # 304146 - Model 7206 10-1 BNC Switch Box

    10-1 BNC Switch Box10-1 BNC Switch Box10-1 BNC Switch Box10-1 BNC Switch Box
Click image to enlarge
    • 10-1 BNC Switch Box
    • 10-1 BNC Switch Box
    • 10-1 BNC Switch Box
    • 10-1 BNC Switch Box
Base Price:
Catalog No: 304146
Model No: 7206
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:Coax Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Pins Switched:Center Pin and Shell of each BNC Connector
Remote Port:DB9
Impedance:50 Ohms
Local Control:Pushbutton
Protocol:RS232 Serial Data

BNC Interface 10-to-1 Data Network Switch, w/RS232 ASCII commands

Shipping Terms

Shipments are made via UPS Ground, unless otherwise specified. Freight charges are prepaid and added to your invoice. We can estimate the freight costs for you.

We can ship freight collect on your account, just provide your UPS Account Number.

We can also ship via the carrier of your choice. Provide the details and your account number.

Products shall be shipped F.O.B. Electro Standards' facility. Title to and risk of loss or damage to the products shall pass to you upon Electro Standards delivery of the products to a carrier for shipment. Title to software will remain with the applicable licensor. Electro Standards' prices do not include shipping and handling charges. Electro Standards reserves the right to use its own discretion in the manner and routing of shipments. Electro Standards shall be permitted to deliver products in separate lots.

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.

Ask a Question

Protected Document Request


Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, BNC Interface
Model 7206 BNC Interface 10-1 Data Switch, Remotely Controllable Desktop

  • Ideal for data, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and test measurement coaxial networks!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (11) BNC (F) connectors labeled 1 thru 10 and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (10) Manual pushbuttons allow for local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (10) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9 (F) connector on rear panel accepts RS232 Serial Data for remote control operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: Desktop 13.5" W x 2.4" H x 7.27" D. (34.8 x 6.1 x 18.5 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 3.6 lbs. (1.7 kg)

PathWay® Model 7206 BNC 10-1 SWITCH APPLICATION w/RS232 REMOTE:

Share a single BNC interface device connected to the COMMON port among ten other devices connected to ports one through ten.  The COMMON Port device has access to 10 connections or devices. The COMMON Device is connected to one connection or device at a time. Control the switch from the DB9 Remote port that accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Data for Remote Control Operation.

Model 7206 BNC Interface 10-1 Switch application


  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Both center and shell of the BNC interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays. (RG58 Cable Material)
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Front panel pushbutton controls.
  • Remote RS232 ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, obtain switch status, as well as query firmware version number, query serial number, and enable/disable autosend of switch position.
  • Front panel LED's display present position and power status.
  • Current rating is one Amp.
  • In-Line Series impedance 50 ohm.
  • Switching to 30 msec.
  • Bandwidth rating up to 300 megahertz with less than 3db loss.
  • Switch Cycles 1 x 109, each port.
  • Rugged aluminum package provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • For a similar switch, please see Model 7323 32-to-1 BNC Switch
  • Municipalities, schools, government: This product is on GSA Schedule!

The PathWay® Model 7206 Remotely Controllable BNC Interface 10-1 Switch allows the user the capability of sharing a single BNC interface device connected to the Common port among 10 other devices connected to ports 1-10.  The Model 7206 is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.
This network switch may be controlled manually via a front panel pushbutton or remotely from an RS232 serial port located on the rear of the unit.  Switch position status may be attained via the front panel LED display, or the remote control RS232 serial port located on the rear of the unit.

Option: Wide Range Power Module: (Cat No. 517277CE, RoHS and UL listed table mount power module, 100VAC-240VAC, 50-60Hz for use in place of the standard power module that is included with the unit.  Has IEC 60320 C14 inlet.  Ideal for international applications.

Electro Standards can supply all of your Network Cable requirements. Click here to reach our CABLES, COPPER NETWORK Webpage.

Suggested cables for use with Model 7206 Switch 
Part Number  Description


RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 6ft. (M/M)
RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 10ft. (M/M)
Thinnet RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 6ft. (M/M)
Thinnet RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 10ft. (M/M)

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 7206 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms. 

Electro Standards can supply all your Network Cable requirements. Click here to reach our CABLES, COPPER NETWORK Webpage.

For custom network switches call our friendly customer support staff at 401-943-1164, email eslab@electrostandards.com, or complete our online form: /Products-Custom/Copper-Switch/

All data switches, data communication products, and data acquisition products are subject to a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.  The limit of ESL liability is limited to the cost of the ESL product provided.

*Prices online are subject to change and verification.

All ESL products are available for export.

Electro Standards welcomes International inquiries: commutateur d'ordinateur,  equipo interruptor, interruttore del calcolatore, interruptor do computador, dator switch.

Available Combo Deals