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Catalog # 306188 - Model 6288 ST Duplex Fiber Optic A/B Switch with RS232 Remote Control

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Catalog No: 306188
Model No: 6288
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Cable Type/Port Connector:ST
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Fiber Mode:Multimode
Fiber Size:62.5/125
Fiber Type:Duplex
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:1300


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QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Network Switch, ST Duplex 
QuickSwitch® 6288 ST Fiber Optic Mirror A/B Switch with Remote

QuickSwitch Model 6288 ST Fiber Optic Mirror A/B Switch with Remote Control Port

QuickSwitch® Specifications:
  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) fiber optic ST duplex female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows for local switching.
  • DISPLAY: Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Data for Remote Control operation.
  • WAVELENGTH: 1300 nm
  • POWER: UL approved 120 VAC, 60 Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500mA to the unit.
  • DIMENSIONS: 7.25" W x 2.7" H x 7.75" D.
  • WEIGHT: 3.5 lbs


QuickSwitch 6288 ST Fiber Optic Mirror A/B Switch with Remote, Application Diagram

The QuickSwitch® 6288 ST Fiber Optic Mirror A/B Switch with Remote Serial Control allows the user the capability of accessing two separate devices, ports A & B, via connection through a device connected to the Common port of the switch.  The system affords local and remote access functionality.

The Model 6288 data switch position may be controlled manually via a front panel pushbutton, or remotely from an RS232 serial port located on the rear of the unit.  To switch manually, simply depress the front panel pushbutton and the switch will change to the new selected position as indicated by the front panel LED's.  Remote switching of this Fiber Optic Switch is done through an RS232 (DB9) serial port located on the rear of the QuickSwitch® 6288 which may be connected to any standard RS232 port on a computer.  The computer, once connected to the remote port, may use any common terminal emulation software.


  • Control via front panel pushbutton or over Remote port on rear panel. 
  • Remote port is RS232, DB9/female port.
  • LED's display switch position and power status.
  • If power is lost, switch will default to A position (prime) and continue to pass data.
  • A and B ports are independent, and cannot be connected to each other at any time.
  • All fiber optic ports A, B, and Common are duplex, multimode ST ports. Fiber Size: 62.5/125 micron.
  • MEMS-Based 1300 nm Mirror Switch supports Gigabyte data rate.
  • Transparent to data format and speed.
  • Custom length data cables available.
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 or on GSA icon for details.  Electro Standards Laboratories provides fiber optic switches for all popular interfaces.  Multiple channel switches and custom configurations are available on request.  Call today to discuss your requirement.

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QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Switches are available in many configurations: auto fallback, switch/converters, multimode & single mode, and secure off-line positions. Interfaces include: SC, ST, LC, and ESCON. Check out our complete line of QuickSwitch® fiber optic switches.

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