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Catalog 307239 Model 7239 16-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch

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    • 16-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch
    • 16-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch
    • 16-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch
    • 16-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch
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Catalog No: 307239
Model No: 7239
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:16
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton


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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, Cat5, RJ45
Model 7239 16-Channel RJ45 Cat 5 A/B Switch with Remote Access

  • Switch Sixteen Channels to an Alternate Path, Simultaneously!

  • Ideal for Television Channel Distribution and Broadcast Backup Applications!

  • Ideal for Commerical-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Purchase Applications!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (48) RJ45 female connectors. Sixteen labeled 1 - 16 in each of the group's A, B, and COMMON.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9(F) connector accepts RS232 serial data for Remote Control operation.
  • LED's: (2) labeled A and B, indicate switch position and power status.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Pushbutton for local switch control.
  • POWER: Requires customer supplied 24 VDC, 500 mA Power Input. A mating power connector is included with the Model 7239.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 10.39" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 26.4 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 9.0 lbs. (4.08 kg)

Ideal for Television Channel Distribution and Broadcast Backup Applications!

The drawing illustrates a 16 channel Cat5 RJ45 A/B network switch simultaneously switching from Network A to Network B or vice versa. Each channel has a COMMON device connected to the Cat5 RJ45 COMMON port accessing two other devices connected to the Cat5 RJ45 port A and port B. A DB9 REMOTE port allows users control of the Model 7239 unit via ASCII RS232 commands for Remote Control operations.

PathWay® Model 7239 16-Channel Cat5 RJ45 A/B Switch with RS232 Remote Control Access


  • Each channel allows access to two RJ45 Cat5 networks from one COMMON network or device.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via a break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • All 16 channels switch simultaneously.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • Transparent to data speed and format.
  • Certified for Cat5 compliance.
  • Local control via front-panel pushbutton.
  • The REMOTE port accepts RS232 Serial Data ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, obtain switch status, as well as query firmware version number, query serial number, and enable/disable autosend of switch positions.
  • Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • Retains last set position in the event of power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Attractive all metal black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Rackmount configuration is standard.
  • Requires customer supplied 24 VDC, 500 mA power input.
  • Municipalities, schools, government: The Model 7239 is on the GSA Schedule!
  • Custom length RJ45 Cat5 cables available for your installation.

The Path Way® Model 7239 16-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Network Switch with RS232 Remote Access 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, for each channel.  The Model 7239 is enclosed in a 2U, full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provided EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

The switch may be controlled by manually operating the front panel pushbutton 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 remotely.  The front panel LED display indicates the switch position and unit power status.

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 7239 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.

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