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Catalog # 306280 - Model 6280 LC Gigabit A/B Fiber Switch

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Catalog No: 306280
Model No: 6280
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Cable Type/Port Connector:LC
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Fiber Mode:Multimode
Fiber Size:62.5/125
Fiber Type:Duplex
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:1300

  • LC Duplex A/B Switch
  • Multimode LC Duplex 
  • 62.5/125 micron
  • 1300 nm
  • DB9 RS232 Serial Remote

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  • 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, LC Duplex
QuickSwitch® 6280 All-Optic Single Channel LC Duplex A/B Switch with RS232 Remote

  • Field proven, highly reliable


  • PORT CONNECTORS: A, B and COMMON are Fiber Optic Multimode LC Duplex, 62.5/125 micron.
  • WAVELENGTH: 1300 nm. 
  • REMOTE PORT: DB9 female, accepts RS-232 serial.
  • POWER: UL Approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug. Replacement power modules can be ordered using ESL Catalog No. 516682.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Red, front-panel LEDs indicate switch position, status, and power.
  • CONTROL: (1) Pushbutton control on front panel.
  • DIMENSIONS: 8.15" W x 2.38" H x 7.27" D. (20.8 X 6.1 X 18.5 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 1.6 lbs. (0.8 kg)


The Fiber Optic Network Application drawing illustrates a fiber optic network connected to the LC Duplex COMMON port accessing two other networks connected to the LC duplex A and B ports, respectively. The DB9 Remote port allows the user to remotely control the switch via ASCII RS232 Serial commands. 

QuickSwitch® 6280 LC Duplex A/B Switch application with RS232 Serial Remote Control


  • Access any one of two separate LC fiber optic networks from one computer or network.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • 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, query firmware version number, query serial numbers and enable/disable autosend of switch positions.
  • All fiber signals are switched via break-before-make MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology that supports Gigabit data rates.
  • Front-panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • All A, B, and COM ports are LC Duplex, Multimode, 62.5/125 micron, and support a wavelength of 1300 nm.
  • The fiber ports are configured per TIA/EIA-568-B.3, where the TX of the COM port is routed to the RX of the A/B ports and vice versa.
  • Custom length rigorously tested and certified LC fiber optic cables available for your switch installation.
  • For a similar LC duplex fiber optic switch, see QuickSwitch® 6298. (50/125 micron, 850 nm)
  • Municipalities, schools, government:  This product is on GSA Schedule! 

The QuickSwitch® Model 6280 Single Channel LC Duplex A/B Switch with RS232 Remote allows the user the capability of sharing a single port interface device, connected to the "COMMON" port, among two other devices, connected to the "A" and "B" ports with remote access functionality. The QuickSwitch 6280 is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.

The switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton or remotely from the DB9 female Serial Interface Remote port located on the rear panel of the unit.  The front panel LED's display switch position and 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.

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 6280 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.


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.

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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