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Catalog # 306265 - Model 6265 20-Channel A/B Fiber Switch

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    • 20-Channel A/B Fiber Switch
    • 20-Channel A/B Fiber Switch
    • 20-Channel A/B Fiber Switch
    • 20-Channel A/B Fiber Switch
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Catalog No: 306265
Model No: 6265
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Cable Type/Port Connector:ST
Channels per Switch Chassis:20
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control, Gang Channel Control
Fiber Mode:Multimode
Fiber Size:62.5/125
Fiber Type:Simplex
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:850nm


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QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Network Switch, ST Simplex
QuickSwitch® 6265 20-Channel ST Simplex Fiber Optic A/B Switch with Gang Operation

  • Multiple 20-Channel units may be cascaded together and all Gang-Switched simultaneously!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (60) ST Simplex connectors (A group of three labeled A, B, and COMMON for each of the 20 channels).
  • GANG CONNECTORS: (1) RJ45 female connector labeled IN (gang port in from previous unit) and (1) RJ45 female connector labeled OUT (gang port out to next unit).
  • WAVELENGTH: 850 nm
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (2) Manual pushbutton allows local switching. (1) Gang pushbutton allows the gang mode of the unit to be changed.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Red LED's indicate the position, (1) Yellow LED indicates the gang mode, (1) Green LED indicates the present power status.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60 Hz, wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • WIDE RANGE POWER AVAILABLE: Cat No. 517277; ideal for international applications.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19" W x 3.5" H x 12" D (48.3 x 8.9 x 30.5cm)
  • WEIGHT: 6.2 lbs (2.8 kg)

QuickSwitch® 6265 ST Simplex Fiber Optic Switch Application with Gang Operation:

The diagram illustrates 20 channels of ST Simplex Fiber Optic A/B Switching. Each channel has a COMMON device connected to the COMMON port accessing two other devices connected to the A and B ports. Gang Cascade IN port and OUT ports allow connection to GANG-CONNECT Mulitple Model 6265 switches for simultaneous switching (40 channels, 60 channels, 80 channels...etc! 

QuickSwitch® 6265 ST Simplex Fiber Opti Switch Application w/Gang Operation


  • Each of the (20) channels allows quick connection to any one of two ST fiber optic interface devices from one COMMON device.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All fiber signals are switched via break-before-make MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology.
  • Simultaneous control of all channels.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Gang operation allows all connected units in Gang Mode to stay synchronized in the same position.
  • Front panel LED's display present position, Gang Mode, and power status.
  • All A, B, and COM ports are ST Simplex, Multi-mode, 62.5/125 micron, and support a wavelength of 850nm.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Gang-Connect Multiple Model 6265 switch units to simultaneously switch 40 channels, 60, channels, 80 channels...etc!
  • Custom length rigorously tested and certified, ST fiber optic cables available for your switch installation.

The QuickSwitch® 6265 20-Channel Fiber Optic ST Simplex A/B Switch with Gang Operation allows a device connected to the "COM" port access to the A or B port, for each channel. The QuickSwitch® 6265 is enclosed in a 2U, full rack size, all metal, black chassis designed to fit in a standard 19" rack.

The switch may be controlled manually via the front panel pushbuttons.  Gang operation, when enabled, allows all units in the gang to stay synchronized in the same position. Switch position state may be attained via the front panel LED's.

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

QuickSwitch® is a registered trademark of Electro Standards Laboratories.

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

For custom fiber optic network switches contact our friendly sales support staff at 401-943-1164; or email: eslab@electrostandards.com, or complete our online Custom Product Request form.

Electro Standards can supply all your Fiber Optic Cable requirements.

QuickSwitch® is a registered trademark of Electro Standards Laboratories.

All data switches, data communication products, and data acquisition products are subject to a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.  The limit of ESL liability is limited to the cost of the ESL product provided.

All ESL products are available for export.

Electro Standards welcomes International inquiries: commutateurs à fibres optiques, interruptores de fibra óptica, switch in fibra ottica, switches de fibra óptica, fiberoptiska switcher.

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