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Catalog # 306236E - Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote

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    • Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote
    • Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote
    • Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote
    • Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote
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Catalog No: 306236E
Model No: 7236E
Product Type:Switches: Copper
See Model 7464:Model 7464 Replaces Model 7236E
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:8
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Remote Control:Ethernet
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:RJ45
Local Control:Pushbutton
Feature:GUI Remote Access, IP Addressable
Protocol:IP Addressable with GUI

See Model 7464, Replaces Model 7236E


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  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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See Model 7464, Replaces Model 7236E

Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, RJ45
Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Switch with Telnet & GUI Remote Control

  • Cat5 Compliant, See Model 7464, Replaces Model 7236E

  • Over 45 years of being a key supplier to the MIL/COTS industry.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON for each of eight channels.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE: (1) RJ45 female connector on rear panel accepts 10/100 Base-T LAN Ethernet for either Telnet Commands or Graphical User Interface for Remote Control operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount 19.0" W x 1.75" H x 10.5" D. (48.3 x 4.5 x 26.4 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 6.0 lbs. (2.8 kg)

PathWay® Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Switch Application with Remote Control (Telnet Commands / Graphical User Interface):

The diagram shows eight RJ45 Cat5 A/B channels. Each channel has a COMMON device with access to a Device connected to the A port or a device connected to the B port. All eight channels are simultaneously switched. The RJ45 10/100Base-T LAN Remote port allows control of the unit via either Telnet Commands or Graphical User Interface.



  • Each channel allows access to two RJ45 networks from one COMMON network or device.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via a break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • Simultaneous control of all channels.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Upon power restore, the unit will remain in the position it was in at power down.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Control of the switch position from a 10/100-Base-T LAN Ethernet environment.
  • Remote Control Telnet Command Interface that allows the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, obtain switch status, as well as query firmware version number, query serial number, and enable/disable autosend of  switch positions.
  • Remote Graphical User Interface that allows the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, and obtain switch status.
  • Remote control of the switch is password protected, where the password protection can be disabled.
  • Front panel LED’s display present position and power status.
  • Cat 5 Compliant

The PathWay® Model 7236E 8-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Switch with Ethernet Remote Control allows the user the capability of accessing one of two separate devices via a device connected into the Common port for each channel. The Model 7236E is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19” rack.

The switch may be controlled manually by a front panel push button or remotely from an RJ45 10/100 Base-T LAN Ethernet port located on the rear of the unit. Remote control access can be accomplished using an Ethernet 10/100Base-T LAN connection and either Telnet Commands or Graphical User Interface.

For an equivalent unit, having RS232 commands and Contact Closure, see Model 7236, Cat No 306236.


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


To connect to the switch from a workstation or computer having access to the LAN that the Model 7236E LAN port is connected to, simply launch a standard web browser and type in the appropriate IP address.  The Java Applet will be automatically uploaded from the switch upon connection.  The environment requirement for the GUI is Java 1.7 and above. 

PathWay® Model 7236E 8-Channel Cat5 RJ45 A/B Switch


Figure 1: Model 7236E GUI in a standard Web Browser


* Graphical User Interface

  • Select a position:
    • Select Position A or B switching all eight channels simultaneously.
  • Lock and unlock front panel pushbutton control.
  • GUI is alerted to changes made by front panel pushbutton
  • Users can change the login password and/or the switch's IP address.
  • Login: Password authentication can enabled or disabled.
  • Access User Interface via standard web browser.
  • Easy to use, simple point and click operation.
  • Remotely access to control or monitor the Model 7236E  8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch System.
  • LAN access gives users across the LAN or over the Internet access to control the unit via the GUI, if user network is configured accordingly.


To change the switch position, click on the radio button "A" or "B" as desired.  Locking and unlocking the front panel pushbutton can be done by clicking on the "Locked" or "Unlocked" radio buttons. See Figure 2.

PathWay® Model 7236E 8-Channel CAT5 RJ45 A/B Switch


Figure 2: Change the switch position and lockout front-panel operation using the Main Panel of the Graphical User Interface.


Once connected, the GUI will stay up-to-date on the current position and status of the unit. Any changes that are made outside the GUI, such as by a pushbutton, will be reflected in the GUI. These changes will cause the radio buttons of the GUI to automatically change to show the new status. The GUI will report the source of the most recent change in the bottom left of the panel.  See Figure 3.

PathWay® Model 7236E 8-Channel CAt5 RJ45 A/B Switch


Figure 3: The Graphical User Interface is alerted to changes in the unit status including a change made by a front panel pushbutton.

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