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Catalog # 307816 - Model 7816 Dual 8-to1 DB9 / RJ45 Cat5e with Telnet

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    • Dual 8-to1 DB9 / RJ45 Cat5e with Telnet
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    • Dual 8-to1 DB9 / RJ45 Cat5e with Telnet
    • Dual 8-to1 DB9 / RJ45 Cat5e with Telnet
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Catalog No: 307816
Model No: 7816
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45, DB9 Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:2
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Remote Control:Ethernet
Pins Switched:All (9) DB9 and All (8) RJ45
Remote Port:RJ45
Local Control:Pushbutton


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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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  • The product must have with it a copy of the original invoice or packing slip and the appropriate RMA paperwork.
  • 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, DB9, RJ45
Multi Interface Copper Network Switches
Model 7816 Dual 8-to-1 DB9 & RJ45 Cat5e Switch with Telnet Remote

  • Simultaneously switches DB9 and RJ45 Cat5e interfaces.
  • IP Addressable! 


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (9) DB9 female, connectors labeled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and COMMON. (9) RJ45 female connectors labeled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and COMMON.  
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (8) Manual pushbuttons allow local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (8) Front panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) RJ45 female connector on rear panel accepts 10/100 Base-T LAN access Ethernet for Remote Control operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 10.3" D. (48.2 X 8.9 X 26.2 cm)
  •  WEIGHT: Approximately 8.0 lbs. (3.7 Kg) 

Wide Range Power Option Available:

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

DUAL 8-TO-1 DB9 & RJ45 CAT5e SWITCH APPLICATION w/TELNET REMOTE: The diagram illustrates simultaneous switching of the Dual 8-to-1 DB9 and RJ45 Cat5e Switch. A COMMON DB9 Interface device is connected to the DB9 COMMON port with access to 8 other DB9 Interface devices connected to the DB9 ports 1 through 8.  A COMMON RJ45 Interface device is connected to the RJ45 COMMON port with access to eight other RJ45 Interface devices connected to the RJ45 ports 1 through 8.  The RJ45 REMOTE port is an IP addressable port and accepts 10/100 Base-T LAN access Ethernet Remote commands for Remote operation. 

Network Application Diagram Model 7816 Dual 8-to-1 DB9 & RJ45 Cat5e Switch with Telnet Remote


  • The DB9 channel allows quick connection to any one of 8 DB9 interface devices from one DB9 COMMON port.
  • The RJ45 channel allows quick connection to any one of 8 RJ45 interface devices from one RJ45 COMMON port.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (9) pins of the DB9 Interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 Interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • Switch maintains position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Simultaneous control of DB9 and RJ45 Interface ports.
  • Control of the switch position from a 10/100Base-T LAN Ethernet environment.
  • Remote Control Telnet Command Interface that allows the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, and obtain switch status.
  • Front panel LED's display the present position and power status.
  • RJ45 ports certified for Cat5e compliance.
  • Custom length DB9 and RJ45 cables available for your switch installation.

The PathWay® Model 7816 Dual 8 to 1 DB9 & RJ45 Cat5e Switch with Telnet Remote allows the user the capability of sharing a device connected to the COMMON port among eight other devices connected to the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 ports, for both the DB9 Interface and the RJ45 Interface.  The Model 7816 is enclosed in a 2U, 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 locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton or remotely from the RJ45 Remote port located on the rear of the unit.  The RJ45 Remote port provides control through Telnet Commands and allows the user to both control and monitor the switch position remotely.

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