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Catalog # 307311 - Model 7311 DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote

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    • DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote
    • DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote
    • DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote
    • DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote
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Catalog No: 307311
Model No: 7311
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:DB25 Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Remote Control:Contact Closure
Pins Switched:25
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Feature:Current Sinking Remote Control


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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, DB25
Model 7311 Single Channel DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote Control

  • Optically Coupled Current Sinking Remote Port Allows Control of Switch Position


    • (2) DB25 female connectors labeled A and B on rear panel.
    • (1) DB25 male connector labeled COMMON on rear panel.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel is an Optically Coupled Current Sinking Remote Port allowing for the control of the switch position.
  • POWER:  Wide Range (Cat No 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100VAC / 240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz is included with the unit.  Has an IEC 60320 C14 inlet. Ideal for international applications.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount configuration 19.0" W x 1.75" H x 8.17" D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 20.8 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 4.4 lbs (2.1 kg)

PathWay® Model 7311 DB25 A/B Switch Application with Current Sinking Remote Control:

The drawing illustrates a COMMON device connected to the DB25 Male COMMON port with access to DB25 interface device A and DB25 interface device B, connected to the DB25 female A port and the DB25 female B port, respectively.  A device connected to the DB9 Optically Coupled Sinking Remote port can be used to control the switch position.

PathWay Model 7311 DB25 A/B Switch Application


  • Allows quick connection to any one of two DB25 devices from one COMMON device.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (25) pins of the DB25 interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • A, B port connectors - DB25 (female).
  • COMMON port connector - DB25 (male).
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Upon power up, the unit switches based on the state of Current Sinking Remote.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Optically Coupled Current Sinking Remote Port to allow for the control of the switch position.
  • Front panel LED's display present position and power status.
  • Attractive all metal, black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Custom length DB25 cables available for your switch installation.

The PathWay® Model 7311 DB25 A/B Switch with Current Sinking Remote Control Port allows the user the capability of accessing two separate RS530 devices, ports A and B, via connection through an RS530 device connected to the Common port.  The Model 7311 is enclosed in a 1U full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

The switch may be controlled manually via the front panel pushbutton or remotely from a DB9 port located on the rear of the unit.

Switch position state may be attained via the front panel LED.

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