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Catalog # 307308 - Model 7308 RJ45 CAT6 Online/Offline Network Switch

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    • RJ45 CAT6 Online/Offline Network Switch
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    • RJ45 CAT6 Online/Offline Network Switch
    • RJ45 CAT6 Online/Offline Network Switch
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Catalog No: 307308
Model No: 7308
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Positions:2, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:6
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control, Independent Channel Control
Remote Control:Contact Closure
Security:Offline Position
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:DB15
Local Control:Pushbutton
Feature:Remote Control, Cat6, Secure Offline

  • Cat6 Online/Offline Switch
  • Simultaneous control of the quad channel. (Channels 1 thru 4)
  • Independent control for each single channel. (Channel 5, Channel 6)

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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, RJ45, Cat6
Model 7308 RJ45 Cat6 ONLINE/OFFLINE Switch:

  • (1) Quad ONLINE/OFFLINE, (2) Single ONLINE/OFFLINE with Contact Closure Remote

  • COMPLIANCE: Interface meets or exceeds Cat 6 performance.



  • Channels 1-4: (8) RJ45 female Cat6 connectors.
  • Channel 5: (2) RJ45 female Cat6 connectors.
  • Channel 6: (2) RJ45 female Cat6 connectors.


  • Channels 1-4 (simultaneous switching):
  • (1) Pushbutton
  • (1) Green LED (ONLINE)
  • (1) Red LED (OFFLINE)
  • Channel 5 (independent switching):

  • (1) Pushbutton
  • (1) Green LED (ONLINE)
  • (1) Red LED (OFFLINE)

Channel 6 (independent switching):

  • (1) Pushbutton
  • (1) Green LED (ONLINE)
  • (1) Red LED (OFFLINE)


  • (1) DB15 female connector on rear panel accepts Contact Closure signaling.


  • 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. 


  • 19.0" W x 1.75" H x 8.23" D (48.3 x 4.5 x 21.0 cm)


  • Approximately 4.7 lbs. (2.2 kg)  

PathWay® Model 7308 CAT6 Online/Offline Application w/Contact Closure Remote:

The drawing illustrates an RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch.

  • There is one Quad Channel to simultaneously switch four channels to Offline or back to Online (Channels 1 - 4).
  • There are two single channel Online/Offline switches (Channel 5 and Channel 6). Channel 5 and Channel 6 can be switched independently.
  • A DB15 Remote port can be used to control the switch or monitor the position of the unit via Contact Closure Signaling.

PathWay Model 7308 Cat6 RJ45 Online/Offline Switch with Contact Closure application diagram with (1) Quad ONLINE/OFFLINE and (2) Single ONLINE/OFFLINE channels with Remote Control


  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Upon power up, unit switches based on the state of the Contact Closure.
  • Three front panel pushbuttons: one for quad channel and one for each of two single channels.
  • Simultaneous control of the quad channel. (Channels 1 thru 4)
  • Independent control for each single channel. (Channel 5, Channel 6)
  • Remote Contact Closure control and status provides dry contact logic to allow control of switch position as well as obtain the present position.
  • LED's display present position and power status.
  • Certified for Cat6 compliance.
  • Attractive all metal, black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • Custom length RJ45 cables available for your switch installation. 

The PathWay® Model 7308 Multi-Channel RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch consists of one Quad-Channel RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline switch and two Single Channel RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline switches.

The Quad channel allows the capability of connecting two separate devices, ports A and COM, via an Online or Offline connection for four channels (Channels 1-4). All four channels simultaneously switch.

Both Single channel switches (Channels 5 and 6) allow the capability of connecting two separate devices, ports A and COM, via an Online or Offline connection for independent channel switching. The Model 7308 is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal, black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding. Switch position state may be attained via the front panel LED's or from the DB15 Remote 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.

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