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306278 Model 6278 2-Channel Enabled/Disabled Fiber Switch

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    • Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Switch
    • Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Switch
    • Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Switch
    • Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Switch
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Catalog No: 306278
Model No: 6278
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Positions:2, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:ESCON
Channels per Switch Chassis:2
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:Duplex
Local Control:Pushbutton
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:1300


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Products shall be shipped F.O.B. Electro Standards' facility. Title to and risk of loss or damage to the products shall pass to you upon Electro Standards delivery of the products to a carrier for shipment. Title to software will remain with the applicable licensor. Electro Standards' prices do not include shipping and handling charges. Electro Standards reserves the right to use its own discretion in the manner and routing of shipments. Electro Standards shall be permitted to deliver products in separate lots.

Shipping Return Policy

  • To return an item, contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 to obtain a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. RMA numbers are valid for 30 days after the date of the shipment and cannot be extended or re-issued. We are unable to accept returns without an RMA number.
  • All returns except those of defective product are subject to a 15% restocking fee, and additional charges for handling or freight are refunded only in cases of defective products.
  • Return freight must be shipped prepaid. We recommend that you insure the package as you are responsible for risk of loss on all returned packages. We recommend that all cartons are properly packed as Electro Standards is not responsible for product damaged en route. We do not issue call tags for product returns.
  • Returned product must be clean, undamaged, and complete with all manuals, accessories, documents and packaging. The items must be in a resalable condition.
  • The product must have with it a copy of the original invoice or packing slip and the appropriate RMA paperwork.
  • If your item is not working properly, please contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 for help in trouble-shooting your application.
  • If the product is defective, Electro Standards will repair or replace that item (at our discretion) upon receipt and evaluation of the original product.
  • Electro Standards reserves the right to authorize product returns after 30 days from the invoice date in some cases. If the product is accepted after 30 days, credit will be issued toward future pruchases only and some additional restocking charges may be applied.
  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Network Switch
QuickSwitch® 6278 Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Fiber Optic Switch


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (4) ESCON Duplex female connectors labeled CH1 IN, CH 1 OUT, CH2 IN, and CH2 OUT.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • POWER: UL Approved wall mount power module, 120 VAC, 60 Hz supplies 12 VDC, 500mA to the unit.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount Configuration 19.0"W x 1.75" H x 8" D
  • WEIGHT: Approx. 4.5 lbs.

QuickSwitch 6278 Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enable/Disable Switch Application


  • The data switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Switch maintains position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Both channels switched simultaneously.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Front panel LED's for display of current position of all channels as well as the power status.
  • MEMS-Based mirror switch technology supports Gigabit data rate.
  • All IN and OUT ports are ESCON, Multimode, 62.5/125 micron, and support a wavelength of 1300nm.
  • Custom length ESCON cables available.

The QuickSwitch® 6278 Dual Channel ESCON Duplex Enabled/Disabled Switch allows the user the capability of enabling or disabling the connection between devices connected to the IN and OUT ports of each channel.  The QuickSwitch® 6278 ESCON switch is enclosed in a standard 1U rackmount casing.  The dimensions are 19"W x 1.75"H x 8"D and the unit weighs approximately 4.5 lbs.  The switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton.  The front panel LED display indicates the switch position and unit power status.

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. 

Suggested Cables for Use with Model 6278 Switch

ESCON Fiber Optic Cables, Duplex, Multimode 62.5 / 125 µm

Part Number     Length Description        Unit Price

981883-01m       1-meter              ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $67.15

981883-02m       2-meters            ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $69.30

981883-03m       3-meters            ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $71.45

981883-05m       5-meters            ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $75.75

981883-10m       10-meters          ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $86.50

981883              Custom meters ESCON - ESCON Cables, Duplex, PVC       $65.00 $2.15/m

This high-quality network switch is available to city, state, and federal government purchasers at a discounted price and favorable payment and shipping terms via GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Click here for GSA details.

Model 6278 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.

Electro Standards can supply all your Network Cable requirements. Click here to reach our FIBER OPTIC CABLE Webpage.

For custom network switches call our friendly customer support staff at 401-943-1164, email eslab@electrostandards.com, or complete our online custom product request form.

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.

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

QuickSwitch® is a registered trademark of Electro Standards Laboratories.

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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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