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Catalog # 306259R - Model 6259R 16-Channel ST Simplex A/B/Off-Line Fiber Switch, RoHS

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Catalog No: 306259R
Model No: 6259R
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Positions:3, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:ST
Channels per Switch Chassis:16
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Security:Offline Position
Fiber Mode:Multimode
Fiber Size:62.5/125
Fiber Type:Simplex
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:850


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QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Network Switch, ST Simplex
QuickSwitch® 6259R RoHS Compliant 16-Channel ST Simplex, Fiber Optic A/B/OFFLINE Switch

  • RoHS Compliant

Model 6259R RoHS Compliant 16-Channel ST Simplex Fiber Optic A/B/OFFLINE Switch


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (48) ST female connectors (A group of (3) labeled A, B, and COMMON for each of the 16 channels).
  • WAVELENGTH: 850 nm
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • POWER: WIDE RANGE CE and UL listed table mount power module (Cat.No. 988147R) 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz supplies 12VDC to the unit. Ideal for international applications. RoHS Compliant. 
  • DIMENSIONS: 19" W x 3.5" H x 12" D (48.3 x 8.9 x 30.5cm) 
  • WEIGHT: 8.5 lbs (3.9 kg) 

 APPLICATION: The diagram illustrates a 16 channel A/B/OFFLINE fiber optic switch with
an offline position and no remote control access. All channels are switched simultaneously.
Upon loss of power the switch goes to the OFFLINE position an no data is passed.

 Model 6259R 16-Channel ST Simplex, Fiber Optic A/B/OFFLINE Switch Application Note

The QuickSwitch® 6259R 16-Channel Fiber Optic ST Simplex A/B/Off-Line Switch allows devices connected to COMMON port of each channel access to the A or B port on each channel.  All channels are switched simultaneously.  The QuickSwitch® 6259R Fiber Optic switch is enclosed in a standard 2U rackmount casing.  This 16-channel switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton.  The front panel LED display indicates all of the switch positions and unit power status. 


  • All switch control is from the front-panel. No remote control!
  • Front panel LED's for display of current position of all channels as well as the power status.
  • All 16 channels switch simultaneously.
  • MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology supports Gigabit data rates.
  • Bit-rate and data transparent.
  • Optical data throughput scalability.
  • All fiber ports are ST simplex, multimode, 62.5/125 micron and support a wavelength of 850 nm.
  • When power is lost, unit goes off-line and does not pass data.
  • When power is restored, unit will retain last position.
  • RoHS Compliant.  

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