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

Catalog # 305094 - Model 8511 2-Channel 8-Port BNC Switch

    2-Channel 8-Port BNC Switch
Click image to enlarge
Base Price:
Catalog No: 305094
Model No: 8511
Switch Media:Copper
Channels per Switch Chassis:2
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Enclosure Configuration:Desktop
Pins Switched:One Pole of Each Port (Center Pin)


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


Manual Network Switch, BNC
BNC Network Switches, Manual Switch

Model 8511 Dual-Channel 8-Port BNC Switch, Manual Desktop

  • Quickly and easily, share a single Dual Channel BNC interface device among 8 other devices.
  • Field proven in integration and Test applications.

Model 8511 Dual-Channel 8-Port BNC Switch, Manual Desktop


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (18) Coaxial female connectors labeled 1A & 1B, 2A & 2B, thru 8A & 8B and COMMON A & B.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (8) Manual pushbuttons allow local switching.
  • POWER: No power required.
  • DIMENSIONS: 8.5" W x 1.7" H x 7.6"D. (21.6 x 4.3 x 19.3 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.5 lbs. (0.7 kg)

DUAL CHANNEL 8-PORT BNC SWITCH APPLICATION: The drawing illustrates  a COMMON device connected to the (COM A and COM B) port with access to the selected pair of BNC ports; (1A and 1B), (2A and 2B), (3A and 3B) thru (8A and 8B) ports. The drawing also illustrates the eight manual pushbuttons for each of 8 positions of the Model 8511.

Network Application Diagram of Model 8511 Dual Channel 8-Port BNC Switch, Manual Desktop

The Model 8511 Dual-Channel 8-Port BNC Switch allows the user to switch one pair of BNC ports (COMMON, A and B) to the selected pair of BNC ports (A and B) of Channels 1 thru 8.  The Model 8511 is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.


  • Reliable 8-port BNC switch.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • One pole of each port is switched (center pin).
  • The shell of all BNC's are connected together at all times (not isolated)
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Manual operation via front panel mechanical pushbutton switch.
  • Simultaneous control of both channels.
  • No external power required.
  • Attractive all metal black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.
  • Custom length BNC Coaxial cables available for your switch installation.  
Suggested cables for use with Model 8511 Switch.
Specify length (XXX) when ordering.
Part Number  Description


XXX Feet, M/M, 50 ohm, BNC Coaxial Cable, PVC
XXX Feet, M/M, 75 ohm, BNC Coaxial Cable, PVC
XXX Feet, M/M, 93 ohm, BNC Coaxial Cable, PVC

 Electro Standards can supply all of 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 network 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.
All ESL products are available for export.

 Electro Standards welcomes International inquiries: commutateur de données, interruptor de datos, dati interruttore, Przelacznik danych, comutador de dados.

*Prices online are subject to change and verification. 

Available Combo Deals