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Video Presentation Switch Catalog # 305528A - Model 5528A CAT5e Secure Video Conference Room Switch

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Catalog No: 305528A
Model No: 5528A
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Positions:3, Offline
Switch Application:Audio/Video Switching
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Security:Keylock, Offline Position
Pins Switched:All 8 pins of RJ45
Local Control:Keylock

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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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  • 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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Video Conference Room Switch, RJ45 Cat5e
Model 5528A Single Channel 3-State SVCN/GPCN/OFFLINE RJ45 Cat5e Switch

  • Keylock actuator insures secure switch operation.
  • Absolutely no data passes through the switch when in the OFF-LINE position.
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5528A Single Channel SVCN/GPCN/OFFLINE RJ45 CAT5e Switch


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled SVCN, GPCN, and ROOM.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Three position keylock acutator.
  • DISPLAY: (3) Front panel LED's display switch position when linked to a powered Model 5527A unit.
  • STATUS OUT: (1) DB9 (F) port allows linking the Model 5528A switch to a remote large character alpha display unit, Model 5527A. Contact closures indicate switch postion: OFFLINE, SVCN, GPCN.
  • POWER: LEDs are powered from the Model 5527A Display unit thru Status Out port of the Model 5528A.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19" W x 1.75" H x 8.0" D. [48.3 x 4.5 x 20.4 cm]
  • WEIGHT: 4.2 lbs. [1.9 kg]

CONFERENCE ROOM APPLICATION: Model 5527A displays the GPCN/SVCN/OFFLINE Status of the Model 5528A Switch.

5528A Single Channel SVCN/GPCN/OFFLINE RJ45 CAT5e Switch Application Note


  • Unit permits signal to pass uninterrupted (SVCN and GPCN positions) or isolates in/out copper (OFFLINE position).
  • Unit switched via front panel keylock acutator.
  • All pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make keylock switch. 
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Interface meets Cat5e performance.
  • The position of the Model 5528A will follow the keylock actuator position at all times.
  • The key can be removed from the keylock acutator in the OFFLINE position.
  • The front panel indicator LED's on the Model 5528A will display the position status of the unit when linked to a powered Model 5527A unit.
  • Status port for linking switch system unit to the Model 5527A 
    SVCN/GPCN/OFFLINE Display Indicator Unit.
  • No power required to operate the unit. It is a manual switch.
  • Installs in a standard 19" wide equipment rack.
  • RJ45 Cat5e patchcords of custom length and various colors available.
    Order them with the switch. 

 The PathWay® Model 5528A RJ45 Secure Off-Line Switch allows the user the capability of accessing two separate devices, (ports SVCN and GPCN) via connection through a device connected to the ROOM port.  Users can link this model to the Model 5527A SVCN/GPCN/OFFLINE Display Indicator unit for a robust conference communications switching system.  The Model 5528A is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provides EMI/RFI shieldin and fit in a standard 19" rack. 

Model 5528A 3-State RJ45, Cat5e Keylock Switch shown with the Model 5527A
Display Indicator Unit, Cat. No. 305527A
 in the OFFLINE position.
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 Model 5528 3-State RJ45, Cat5e keylock Switch shown with the Model 5527A Display Unit

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