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Catalog # 308462 - Model 8462 9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch

    9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch
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    • 9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch
    • 9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch
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Catalog No: 308462
Model No: 8462
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Positions:2, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:DB15 Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:9
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Independent Channel Control
Security:Offline Position
Pins Switched:All 15
Local Control:Rotary Knob


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Shipping Return Policy

  • 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.
  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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Model 8462 9-Channel DB15 Connect / Disconnect Switch, Manual Operation
Model 8462 Nine Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch, Manual Operation

High Quality Manual Data Network Switches Increase the Reliability of Your Network


    • (9) DB15 (M) Input connectors labeled IN.
    • (9) DB15 (F) Output connectors labeled OUT.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (9) rotary switches allow local switching.
  • POWER: No power required.  Manually operated.
  • DIMENSIONS: Desktop Configuration: 16.73" W x 3.47" H x 6.0" D. (42.5 x 8.8 x 15.2 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 6 lbs. (2.7 Kg)

APPLICATION: The drawing illustrates a DB15 switch with nine individually controlled channels. Each channel can connect or disconnect from it respective channel.  

Network Application Diagram of Model 8462 9-Channel DB15 Connect/Disconnect Switch


  • Allows quick "connect" or "disconnect" between input and output ports for each of the nine channels.
  • Independently switch each of nine channels via knobs on front panel.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping low impedance contacts.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables. 
  • No external power required.
  • Transparent to data speed and format.
  • Manual operation via front panel rotary switches.
  • All 15 pins of the DB15 interface are switched.
  • Attractive anodized black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Optional mounting  brackets adapt unit for panel mounting. Model 2433, Cat. No. 512433.
  • Custom length DB15 cables available for your switch installation.
  • Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.

The Model 8462 Network Switch is comprised of nine individually controlled, manually operated, DB15 Connect/Disconnect switches.  When in CONNECT position, that individual channel input is completely connected to its respective channel output.  When in DISCONNECT position, that individual channel input is completely disconnected from its respective channel output.

Optional Rackmount Brackets allow the Model 8462 DB15 manual network switch to be mounted in a 19" rack enclosure.  The brackets are field installable.  To order the 3.5" brackets, request: Cat. No. 512433, Model 2433 or click on Product Accessories tab.

Optional Rackmount Brackets mounts the Model 8462 switch in a 19" rack

Custom Network Switches are available. Contact us by phone, email, or complete the Online Custom Products Form. /Products-Custom/Copper-Switch/

Electro Standards can supply all of your Network Cable requirements. Click here to reach our CABLES, COPPER NETWORK Webpage. 

All data switches, data communication products, and data acquisition products are subject to a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.  The limit of ESL liability is limited to the cost of the ESL product provided.

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