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

    E 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote
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Catalog No: 306236E
Model No: 7236E
Feature:GUI Remote Access, IP Addressable
Protocol:IP Addressable with GUI
Switch Media:Copper
Channels per Switch Chassis:8
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Remote Control Method:Ethernet
Enclosure Configuration:Rackmount
Pins Switched:8
Remote Control Port:RJ45
Local/Manual Control:Pushbutton


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

PathWay Model 7236E 8 channel RJ45 A/B Switch with GUI Remote Access 


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON for each of the 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, Telnet and 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 10.0" D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 25.4 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 5.5 lbs. (2.5 kg)

8 CHANNEL RJ45 A/B APPLICATION: The diagram shows the switch function of the Model 7236E, eight channel RJ45 switch and the Model 7238E sixteen channel RJ45 switch. For each channel a network or device connected to the COMMON port has access to two other networks or devices connected to the A and B ports. Both Model 7236E and 7238E have a RJ45 REMOTE port that accepts 10/100 Base-T and is IP Addressable (with GUI Remote Access) for remote control operation.

Network Application for Model 7236E 8-Channel and 7238E 16-Channel RJ45 Switches with GUI Remotes


  • Each channel allows access to two RJ45 networks from one COMMON network or device.
  • Switches all 8 pins of the RJ45 interface.
  • Transparent to data speed and format.
  • Local control via front-panel pushbutton.
  • Control of the switch position from a 10/100 Base-T LAN Ethernet environment.
  • The RJ45 Remote port accepts 10/100 Base-T Ethernet and is IP Addressable (with GUI). This allows Remote access from a standard web browser by simply entering in the I.P. address of the switch. Access is permitted after the password is authenticated.  User privileges are configurable by the supervisor status user.  Graphical representation allows simply point and click control.
  • Remote control of the switch is password protected.
  • Front-panel pushbutton control can be locked out, remotely.
  • All 8 channels switch simultaneously.
  • Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • Retains last switch position in the event of power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Model 7238E ( Cat No 306238E) has all the same features as the Model 7236E, but is expandable to 16 channels.
  • For a 16 Channel version of this switch, see "Related Products" Model 7238E

The Pathway® Model 7236E is controlled locally via front-panel pushbutton, or remotely via RJ45 REMOTE port located on the rear panel.

For equivalent unit, but having the Remote Port accept "RS232" Serial Data or Contact Closure for Remote Control Operation, See "Related Products" Model 7236, Cat No 306236.   

Wide Range Power Option Available: (Cat No. 517277):
CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module 100VAC/240VAC 50/60 Hz for use in place of standard power module that is included with the unit. Has IEC 60320 C14 inlet.  Ideal for international applications. (click the above link or Accessories tab to view more info).


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 1.6 and above
 Model 7236E GUI shown in a standard web browser.
Figure 1: Model 7236E GUI in a standard Web Browser
The Java Applet can also be accessed from the DeviceInstaller application.  To control the Model 7236E using DeviceInstaller, follow the steps listed below.
  • Open your DeviceInstaller application by clicking "Start->Programs->Lantronix->DeviceInstaller->DeviceInstaller"
  • When the DeviceInstaller GUI opens up, the first task it performs is to look for any Lantronix devices attached to the local area network.  You will see that when devices are found, the left pane of the DeviceInstaller GUI will indicate so by displaying information below "Local Area Connection" which is your own local PC.  You must then expand the tree of elements until you reach the lowest level, which represents the IP address of your actual device.  When you do so, three tabbed panels will apear in the right-most pane as in Figure 2.  Please select the pane labeled "Web Configuration".
  • The IP Address of the switch will appear at the top of the panel, along with a green "GO" button.  To launch the Model 7236E GUI, simply click the "GO" button.
 Model 7236E GUI shown in the DeviceInstaller.
 Figure 2: Model 7236E GUI in DeviceInstaller
  • 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.
  • Users can change the login password and/or switch's IP address.
  • Lockout front panel operation. 
  • LAN access gives users across the LAN or over the Internet access to control if user network is configured accordingly.
Once logged in, the user can perform one of several actions:
  • Change the switch position
  • Lockout control of the switch's front panel
  • Change the login password
  • Re-configure the switch's IP address
 Model 7236E Login Panel
Figure 3: Logging into the Grapical User Interface's Main Panel.
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.
 Model 7236E main panel of the GUI allows the user to change position and lockout front panel operations.
Figure 4: Change the switch position and lockout front-panel operation using the Main Panel of the Grapical User Interface.


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