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Catalog # 307209 - Model 7209 BNC 2-Position Switch, RS422 Remote

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    • BNC A/B Switch with RS422 Remote
    • BNC A/B Switch with RS422 Remote
    • BNC A/B Switch with RS422 Remote
    • BNC A/B Switch with RS422 Remote
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Catalog No: 307209
Model No: 7209
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:Coax Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Remote Control:RS422/485 Serial
Pins Switched:Center Pin and Shell
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Feature:Remote Control

  • BNC A/B Switch with RS422 Remote Control

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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, BNC Coaxial
Model 7209 BNC A/B Switch Box with RS422 Remote Control, Rackmount

  •  Ideal for switching BNC connections over long distances.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) BNC (F) connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9 (F) Remote connector on rear panel accepts Serial RS422 ASCII commands.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19.0" W x 8.0" D x 1.75" H (1U rack height) (48.3 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
  • WEIGHT:  Approximately 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg)

PathWay® Model 7209 BNC A/B Application with RS422 Remote Control:

The diagram illustrates two BNC interface devices connected to the A and B port sharing a BNC device via the COMMON port. The DB9 remote accepts RS422 Serial data commands for Remote Control Operation.

PathWay Model 7209 BNC A/B Switch w/RS422 ASCII Remote Control Port Application


  • Allows quick connection to any one of two BNC interface devices from one COMMON device.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • Center pin and shell switched.
  • (3) Isolated BNC port connectors on rear panel.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Front panel LEDs display the present switch position and power status.
  • Front panel pushbutton control can be locked out remotely.
  • Front panel pushbutton control or Remote RS422 ASCII Command access through the serial port.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Rugged aluminum enclosure provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Custom length RG58 and Thinnet RG58 coaxial cables available.
  • Municipalities, schools, government: This product is on GSA Schedule!

The PathWay® Model 7209 BNC A/B Data Switch Box with Remote allows the user the capability of accessing two separate BNC ports via the common port.  The switch may be controlled manually via a front panel push button or remotely from an RS422 interface serial port located on the rear of the unit.  Switch position status may be attained via the front panel LED display or the remote RS422 serial port.


(Cat No 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100 VAC-240 VAC, 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.

Check out suggested cables for use with the Model 7209 Switch.

Suggested cables for use with Model 7209 Switch 
Part Number  Description


RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 6ft. (M/M)
RG58 Coaxial, 50 ohm, 10ft. (M/M)
Thinnet RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 6ft (M/M)
Thinnet RG58 Coaxial Cable, 50 ohm, 10ft (M/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 7209 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.

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