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Catalog # 304546 - Model 4546 4-Channel Phoenix Connector A/B Switch

    4-Channel Pheonix Connector A/B Switch
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Catalog No: 304546
Model No: 4546
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:Phoenix
Channels per Switch Chassis:4
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Pins Switched:All pins of the Phoenix Interface are Switched
Local Control:Rotary Knob


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Model 4546 Quad Channel Phoenix Connector A/B Switch, Rackmount, Manual Operation

Model 4546 Quad Channel Phoenix Connector A/B Switch, Manual Operation, Rackmount



  • CHANNEL 1 and 2 PORT CONNECTORS: Channels one and two each have (3) female 12-pin Phoenix connectors labeled A, B, and COM.
  • CHANNEL 3 and 4 PORT CONNECTORS: Channels three and four each have (3) female 10-Pin Phoenix connectors labeled A, B, and COM.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Rotary switch on the front panel selects A or B.
  • POWER: No power required. Manually operated.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount, 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 8.0" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 20.3 cm) 
  • WEIGHT:  Approximately 7.0 lbs. (3.0 Kg)

10-PIN PHOENIX AND 12 PIN PHOENIX CONNECTOR A/B APPLICATION: The diagram illustrates four channels of Phoenix connector simultaneous switching. Each channel has a COMMON device connected to the Phoenix Connector with access to two devices connected to Ports A and B. Channel 1 and Channel 2 are 12-Pin Phoenix connectors while Channel 3 and Channel 4 are 10-Pin Phoenix connectors.

 Quad Channel Phoenix Connector A/B Switch, Manual Operation, Model 4546


  • Each of the four channels allows quick connection to any one of two devices from one COMMON device.
  • Manual operation via front-panel rotary switch.
  • Simultaneously switches all four channels.
  • All pins of the Phoenix interface are switched.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping low impedance contacts.
  • Transparent to data speed and format.
  • Improves network efficiency by allowing sharing of peripherals.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • No external power required.
  • Attractive anodized black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Custom Length Phoenix cables available for your installation.
  • Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.

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