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Catalog # 308446 - Model 8446 4-Channel RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch

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    • 4-Channel RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch
    • 4-Channel RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch
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Catalog No: 308446
Model No: 8446
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45, Coax Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:4
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Pins Switched:All 8 of RJ45, Center Conducter and Shield of BNC
Local Control:Rotary Knob


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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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Multi Interface Copper Network Switches
Cat5e Manual Network Switch, RJ45, BNC
Model 8446 Quad-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch, Manual Operation

  • Ideal for switching "Ethernet-over-Coax-Converters”
  • High Quality Manual Data Network Switches Increase the Reliability of Your Network!


    • (6) RJ45 (F) category 5e connectors on rear panel.
    • (6) BNC (F) Connectors on rear panel.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Rotary Switch on front panel selects A or B.
  • RJ45: All (8) pins switched,
  • BNC: Center conductor and Shield.
  • POWER: Manually operated.  No power required.
  • ENCLOSURE: Shielded Aluminum Enclosure.
  • DIMENSIONS: 8.1"W x 2.18"H x 8.0"D. (20.6 x 5.6 x 20.4 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.6 lb (0.8 kg.) 

LineSelect® Model 8446 Quad Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Multi-Interface Copper Network Application:

  • Ideal for switching "Ethernet-over-Coax-Converters”

The application diagram shows a COMMON device connected to the RJ45 COMMON port with access to Device A and Device B, connected to the RJ45 A port and the RJ45 B port, respectively for each of two channels. The application diagram also illustrates a COMMON device connected to the BNC COMMON port with access to Device A and Device B, connected to the BNC A port and the BNC B port, respectively for each of two channels. All four channels are switched simultaneously. 

LineSelect Model 8446 Dual Channel RJ45 /BNC A/B Switch Application


  • Simultaneously switches two RJ45 Channels and two BNC Channels locally via a knob located on the front panel.
  • RJ45 channels are tested for Cat5e compliance.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via a break-before-make rotary switch.
  • Both the shield and center conductor of the coaxial interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • All ports located on rear panel: (6) RJ45 female and (6) BNC female.
  • Attractive anodized black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Four threaded screw holes located on the bottom panel.
  • Switching is manually operated. Requires no power.
  • Custom length cables available for your switch installation.

The LineSelect® Model 8446 Quad-Channel RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch enables access to two devices per each of its four channels.  Channel 1 allows access to RJ45 devices 1-A or 1-B.  Channel 2 allows access to RJ45 devices 2-A or 2-B.  Channel 3 allows access to BNC devices 3-A or 3-B.  Channel 4 allows access to BNC devices 4-A or 4-B.  All channels are switched simultaneously.  The 4-Channel Network Switch supports all 8 pins of the RJ45 Cat5e interfaces, and supports both the center conductor and shield of the BNC interfaces.  The Model 8446 is enclosed in a slim desktop style enclosure.

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