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Catalog # 307462 - Model 7462 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch

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    • 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch
    • 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch
    • 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch
    • 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch
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Catalog No: 307462
Model No: 7462
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:8
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Independent Channel Control
Pins Switched:All 8 pins of RJ45
Local Control:Pushbutton


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Path Way® Manual Network Switch, RJ45
Model 7462 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch

  • Add Reliability to your data network by providing backup switches.

  • Switches all 8 pins. Allows compatibility with ALL RJ45 interfaces.

  • A Field-Proven High-Quality Data Network Switch designed to provides reliability for Mission Critical Networks!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: All (24) RJ45(F) ports are located on the rear panel.
    • (8) A ports
    • (8) B ports
    • (8) Common ports
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (8) Manual pushbuttons allow local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (16) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • POWER: UL Approved 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • (MTBF) 1.8 million hrs. (unit alone), 69,800 hrs. (unit with power supply included)
  • DIMENSIONS: 19" W x 1.75" H x 10.3" D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 26.2 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 6.4 lbs. (2.9 kg)


The drawing illustrates eight RJ45 channels of switching. Each channel has a COMMON device connected to the RJ45 COM port allowing access to two other devices connected to ports 1 and 2. There is no remote control, however there is individual control locally using any one of the eight front-panel pushbuttons. (One push button for each channel)

athWay® Model 7462 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch Application


  • Eight independent RJ45 A/B Switches in a slim 1U high rackmount package.
  • All 8 pins of the RJ45 interfaces are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Local individual channel control via 8 pushbuttons located on the front panel.
  • Front panel LED's indicate each switch position and power status.
  • All switched signals are passed via latching copper contact relays that maintain their position and continuity even in the event of a power loss.
  • Custom length RJ45 cables available. See Catalog Numbers 990328 thru 990336
  • NEED REMOTE CONTROL? For a similar switch, but with Remote Control added, see Model 7465, Cat. No. 307465.

The PathWay® Model 7462 8-Channel RJ45 A/B Switch allows the user the capability of sharing a device connected to the Common port among two other devices connected to the A and B ports for each channel.  The Model 7462 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.


 (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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