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Catalog # 307332 - Model 7332 RJ45 CAT5e A/B/C/D Switch

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    • RJ45 CAT5e A/B/C/D Switch
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    • RJ45 CAT5e A/B/C/D Switch
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Catalog No: 307332
Model No: 7332
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Remote Control:RS422/485 Serial
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton

  • Certified for Cat5e compliance.
  • Remote port designed for RS485 multi-drop applications.

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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.
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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, Cat5e, RJ45
Model 7332 Single Channel RJ45 CAT5e A/B/C/D Switch, with RS485 Remote

  • Quickly and easily select among four digital data channels.

  • Applicable to switching ANY RJ45 Cat5e interface devices, such as those used in security, VSAT, digital cinema systems, and more!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (5) RJ45 (F) Connectors labeled A, B, C, D and COMMON.
  • DISPLAY: (4) Front panel LED's indicate switch position and power status.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Front panel pushbutton allows local switching.
  • REMOTE: (1) DB9(F) connector on rear panel accepts RS485 ASCII commands for Remote Control Operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount configuration 19.0"W x 1.75"H x 8.10"D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 20.6 cm)
  • WEIGHT:  Approximately 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg)

PathWay® Model 7332 CAT5e RJ45 A/B/C/D Switch w/ Remote Port RS485 / Multidrop Application: 

The drawing illustrates a 4-Position switch labeled A, B, C, D and COMMON.  A COMMON device connected to the RJ45 COMMON port can access four other RJ45 devices connected to the A, B, C and D ports. The switch is certified for Cat 5e compliance. The DB9 REMOTE accepts RS485 ASCII commands for RS485 multidrop applications.

PathWay® Model 7332 RJ45 Cat5e A/B/C/D Switch, with RS485 Remote Control application


  • Allows access to two RJ45 networks from one COMMON RJ45 network or device.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Certified for Cat5e compliance.
  • Rated for 10/100/1000 Base-T networks.
  • 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.
  • Front-panel pushbutton control.
  • Remote RS485 ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, and obtain switch status.
  • Remote port designed for RS485 multi-drop applications.
  • Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • Attractive all metal, black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Custom length Cat5e cables available for your switch installation.

 The PathWay® Model 7332 Single Channel RJ45, Cat 5e, A/B/C/D Switch with RS485 Remote allows the user the capability of sharing a single RJ45 interface device connected to the Common port among four other devices connected to the A, B, C, and D ports. The Model 7332 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.

This switch may be controlled manually via the front panel pushbutton or remotely from an RS485 serial port located on the rear of the unit.  Switch position states may be attained via the front panel LED display or the remote RS485 serial port (DB9) located on the rear of the unit.\

OPTION: WIDE RANGE POWER MODULE (Cat. No. 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz for use in place of the standard power module that is included with the unit.  Has IEC 60320 C14 inlet.  Ideal for international applications.

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