Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, RJ45
Model 7238 16-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with Remote Access
Applicable to switching ANY RJ45 interface networks or devices.
Over 45 years of being a key supplier to the MIL/COTS industry.
- FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
- PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON
- for each of the channels.
- DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
- REMOTE: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel accepts RS232 Serial Data or contact closure 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.
- ENCLOSURE: All aluminum enclosure designed to be EMI/RFI resistant.
- Dimensions: Rackmount 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 10.23" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 26.0 cm)
- WEIGHT: 8.3 lbs. (3.8 kg)
PathWay® Model 7238 16-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Switch Application with Remote Control:
The diagram shows sixteen RJ45 Cat5 A/B channels. Each channel has a COMMON device with access to Device connected to the A port or A device connected to the B port. The DB9 Remote port allows control of the unit via RS232 ASCII commands.
- Each channel allows access to two RJ45 networks from one COMMON network or device.
- The switch ports are transparent to data
- All 8 pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via a break-before-make electromechanical relay.
- The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
- Upon power restore, the unit will remain in the position is was on power down.
- Simultaneous control of all channels.
- Front panel pushbutton control.
- The REMOTE port accepts RS232 ASCII commands that allow 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 Contact Closure control provides dry contact logic to allow control of the switch position.
- Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
- Certified for Cat 5 Compliance.
- Municipalities, schools, government: This product on GSA Schedule!
- For an 8 Channel version of this switch, see Model 7236, Cat No 306236
The PathWay® Model 7238 16-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch with RS232 Remote allows the user the capability of accessing, on each channel, one of two separate devices via a device connected into the channel’s Common port. The Model 7238 is enclosed in a 2U, 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 pushbutton or remotely from an RS232 serial and contact closure control port located on the rear of the unit. Switch position status may be attained via the front panel LED display or remote RS-232 serial port (DB9) located on the rear of the unit.
For an equivalent unit, having Ethernet Remote Port, IP Addressable (with GUI), see Model 7238E, Cat No 306238E.
OPTION: WIDE RANGE POWER MODULE
(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.
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