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Catalog # 307348 - Model 7348 3-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch

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Catalog No: 307348
Model No: 7348
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:3
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Independent Channel Control
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton

  • Tri-Channel RJ45 Cat5, Independent Channel Control
  • Local Control
  • Simultaneous Channel Control Via Remote Commands
  • Remote Control: RS232 ASCII Serial Commands

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  • To return an item, contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 to obtain a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. RMA numbers are valid for 30 days after the date of the shipment and cannot be extended or re-issued. We are unable to accept returns without an RMA number.
  • All returns except those of defective product are subject to a 15% restocking fee, and additional charges for handling or freight are refunded only in cases of defective products.
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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.
  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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Path Way® Remotely Controllable Network Switch, RJ45, Cat5
Model 7348 Tri-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch, with Local and Remote Control, 1U Rackmount


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (9) RJ45(F) connectors total (A, B, and Common for each of the three channels).
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (3) Pushbuttons labeled Channel 1 through Channel 3.
  • DISPLAY: (6) Red LED's total indicate the A or B switch positions for each of the three channels.
  • SUPERVISORY REMOTE PORT: (1) DB9(F) connector accepts RS232 serial data.
  • POWER: UL approved wall mount 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz power module supplies 12VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug. 
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount configuration 19" W x 1.75" H x 8" D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg)

PathWay® Model 7348 Tri-Channel RJ45 CAT5 A/B Switch Application with RS232 Remote Control:

  • The diagram illustrates three Independent A/B Switches. 
  • Each Channel has a COMMON device connected to the RJ45 COMMON port with access to two other devices for each of the three Cat5 RJ45 A/B channels.
  • The REMOTE port is a DB9 port used to control the unit remotely via RS232 ASCII commands; Individually switch each channel.
  • The REMOTE commands allow a user to simultaneously switch all three channels via Gang Commands.

PathWay® Model 7348 RJ45 CAT5 Tri-Channel Network Switch Application


  • Each channel is an individual switch that is independently controlled.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All eight 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 RS232 ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, and obtain switch status.
  • Independent control of channels.
  • Remote RS232 commands allow gang commands.
  • Front panel LEDs display the present position and power status.
  • Certified for Cat5 compliance.
  • Attractive all metal, black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding. 
  • Municipalities, schools, government: On GSA Schedule!

The PathWay® Model 7348 Tri-Channel RJ45 Cat5 A/B Data Network Switch with Remote Control allows the user the capability of accessing two separate devices, ports A & B, via connection through a device connected to the Common port for each of the switch's three channels.  The network switch may be controlled manually via front panel pushbuttons or remotely from an RS232 serial port located on the rear of the unit.  The PathWay® Model 7348 is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

Switch position states may be attained via the front panel LED displays or the remote RS232 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.

SPECIFICATIONS: USB to DB9 Serial Converter Cable Available! If only USB ports are available on the computer or if a USB port is chosen to be used for any reason, a USB to DB9 serial converter cable will be needed.  This cable can be provided by ESL under part number 528693.

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 7348 is available to government purchasers on our GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Call for discounted price and terms.

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