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Catalog # 306397 - Model 6397 6-Channel OM3 LC A/Offline/B Switch

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    • 6-Channel OM3 LC A/Offline/B Switch
    • 6-Channel OM3 LC A/Offline/B Switch
    • 6-Channel OM3 LC A/Offline/B Switch
    • 6-Channel OM3 LC A/Offline/B Switch
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Catalog No: 306397
Model No: 6397
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Positions:3, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:LC
Channels per Switch Chassis:6
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Security:Offline Position
Fiber Mode:OM3/Optical Multimode 3
Fiber Size:50/125
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Mirror Technology:OO
Wavelength Nano:850 nm


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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.
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  • 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, OM3 LC Duplex
QuickSwitch® 6397 OM3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B Fiber Optic Switch with Serial Remote

  • ALL OPTICAL switch system designed for maximum performance in OM3 fiber optic applications.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (6) Sets of OM3 LC duplex connectors for the A, B, and COMMON ports for a total of (18) OM3 LC Duplex connectors.
  • FIBER: OM3, 50/125 micron, 850 nm.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (3) Manual pushbuttons allow local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (3) Front panel LED's display switch position, power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Data for Remote Control operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 120 VAC, 60 Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500mA to the unit.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19.0"W x 3.5" H x 12.62" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 31.1 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 7.5 lbs (3.5 kg)

QuickSwitch® 6397 OM3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B Switch Network Application:

  • The Model 6397 is a Six-Channel OM3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B Switch. The user can select Position A, or OFFLINE position, as well as Position B.
  • All six channels switch simultaneously.
  • There is a DB9 Remote port that accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Remote Commands.

QuickSwitch 6397 OM3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B Switch Application


  • Each channel allows access to any one of two separate fiber optic networks from one computer.
  • All six channels switch simultaneously.
  • Local control via front-panel pushbuttons.
  • Remote control port allows off-site monitoring and switch management.
  • The remote port accepts RS232 Serial Data commands.
  • Unit switches to OFFLINE position before switching to A or B.
  • Service protocol, bit-rate and data transparent.
  • Front panel pushbutton control can be locked out, remotely.
  • Front-panel LEDs display switch position and power status.
  • MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology supports Gigabit data rates.
  • All fiber ports are OM3 LC Duplex, 50/125 micron Laser Enhanced Multimode and support a wavelength of 850nm.
  • When power is lost, unit will switch to the OFFLINE position.
  • Data will not pass through the unit during power loss.
  • When power is restored, unit will remain in the OFFLINE position until commanded to change.
  • Optical Multimode 3 (OM3) compliant for laser enhanced 10-Gigabit laser applications.

The QuickSwitch® Model 6397 Six-Channel OM3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B Switch allows 6 devices connected to six "COM" ports to access their respective A or B ports or to be switched to OFFLINE for complete isolation.

The switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbuttons or remotely from the DB9 Remote Control port located on the rear of the unit.  The DB9 Remote port provides control through RS232 serial commands and allows the user to both control and monitor the switch position.

Wide Range Power Option Available: (Cat. No. 517277) CE, RoHS and UL listed table mount power module,100VAC/240VAC, 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.

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 On-Line Custom Fiber Optic Switch Form:/Products-Custom/Fiber-Switch/

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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