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Catalog # 308449 - Model 8449 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch

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    • 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch
    • 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch
    • 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch
    • 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch
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Catalog No: 308449
Model No: 8449
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Interface:RJ45/BNC Coaxial
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45, Coax Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:5
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Pins Switched:8 pins of RJ45 with Shield and Center Conducter of Coaxial Interface
Local Control:Rotary Knob
Feature:Mounting Screw Holes Designed for Secure Fastening, Remote Monitoring via Terminal/Barrier Strip

  • Threaded Holes for Flat Surface Mounting
  • Ideal for Shipboard, Ground Transport or other Mobile/Moving Applications
  • Remote Monitoring via Barrier Terminal Block

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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.
  • Return freight must be shipped prepaid. We recommend that you insure the package as you are responsible for risk of loss on all returned packages. We recommend that all cartons are properly packed as Electro Standards is not responsible for product damaged en route. We do not issue call tags for product returns.
  • Returned product must be clean, undamaged, and complete with all manuals, accessories, documents and packaging. The items must be in a resalable condition.
  • 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.
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Model 8449 5-Channel RJ45/BNC A/B Switch, Manual Operation with Barrier Terminal Block Position/Status Port

  • Switches a combination of both RJ45 and BNC channels.

  • Remote Monitoring via Barrier Terminal Block

  • Four threaded screw holes for mounting to a flat surface

  • Ideal for shipboard, ground transport, or other mobile applications


  • CHANNELS 1, and 2 PORT CONNECTORS: Each of two channels has (3) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON.
  • CHANNELS 3, 4 and 5 PORT CONNECTORS: Each of three channels has (3) BNC female connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON.
  • BARRIER TERMINAL BLOCK PORT: (1) Four position barrier terminal block port on rear panel allows remote monitoring of the switch position.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Rotary Switch on front panel selects A or B.
  • POWER: No power required.
  • DIMENSIONS: Desktop 8.12"W x 8.38"D x 2.90" H (20.7 x 21.3 x 7.7 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.9 lbs. (0.9 kg)

LineSelect® Model 8449 Multi-Interface RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch Application w/ Barrier Terminal Block Position Status Port:

  • The drawing illustrates five channels of A/B switching.
  • Channel 1 and 2 are Cat5e RJ45 A/B switches.
  • Channel 3, 4, and 5 are BNC A/B switches.
  • Each channel has a COMMON port with access to two ports labeled A and B.
  • All five channels are switched simultaneously from A position to B position or from B position to A position via front panel rotary switch.

LineSelect Model 8449 5-Channel Cat5e RJ45 / BNC A/B Switch application


  • Each channel allows quick connection to any one of two devices from one COMMON device.
  • Simultaneously switches all five channels via front-panel rotary switch.
  • The two RJ45 channels are rated for 10/100/1000 Base-T networks. (Up to Cat 5e)
  • All 8 pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • Both the shield and center conductor of the coaxial interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping low impedance contacts.
  • The ports are transparent to all data.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • No external power supply required.
  • Four position barrier terminal block port provides switch position/status via two contacts for A position, and two contacts for B position.
  • Four threaded screw holes located on the bottom panel facilitate mounting to a flat surface.
  • Improves computer network efficiency by allowing sharing of peripherals.
  • Attractive anodized black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Custom length RJ45 or BNC Coax cables are available for your switch installation.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.

Each channel of the LineSelect® Model 8449 Five-Channel A/B Switch allows a device connected to the COMMON port to access devices connected to the A or B ports. Channels 1 and 2 utilize RJ45 connectors and are certified for Cat 5e compliance. Channels 3, 4, and 5 utilize BNC Coaxial connectors.  All five channels switch simultaneously. A four position Barrier Terminal Block port provides switch position status via two contacts for A position, and two contacts for B position. The Model 8449 is enclosed in a slim desktop style enclosure.

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