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309717 - Model 9717 8-Channel RJ45 Cat5e A/B/C/D Switch

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Catalog No: 309717
Model No: 9717
Interface:RJ45 Cat5e
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Channels per Switch Chassis:8
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Pins Switched:8 pins
Local Control:Rotary Knob


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Cat5e Manual Network Switch, RJ45
Model 9717 Eight-Channel Cat5e RJ45 A/B/C/D Switch, Manual, Independent Switching, Rackmount

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

  • Share ANY RJ45 Interface networks or devices, “quickly and easy”.

  • Field Proven, Highly Reliable!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (5) RJ45 female connectors labeled A, B, C, D and Common, for each of the 8 channels.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (8) Rotary switches on front panel select A, B, C, or D position for each of the 8 channels.
  • POWER: No power required. Manually operated.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 8.66" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 22.0 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 7.1 lbs. (3.2 kg)


The drawing illustrates eight independent channels, each with four RJ45 ports labeled A, B, C, and D and one COMMON port. Each RJ45 COMMON port is connected to one of four devices, connected to the RJ45 A, B, C and D ports.

LineSelect® Model 9717 Eight-Channel Cat5e RJ45 A/B/C/D Switch application drawing


  • Efficient use of panel space; eight complete A/B/C/D switches in a 2U panel height (3.50").
  • Each of eight channels allows quick connection to any one of four networks from one COMMON network.
  • Independently switches each of the eight channels via eight front-panel rotary switches.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping low impedance contacts.
  • All 8 pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • Tested for Cat5e Compliance.
  • Manually operated. No power required.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • Attractive all metal black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Rackmount configuration is standard.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.

The LineSelect® Model 9717 enables access to four 10/100/1000 Base-T Cat5e networks for each channel.  Each of the eight channels of the LineSelect® Model 9717 Category 5e A/B/C/D Swtch allows the user to reroute data between four networks with a simple flip of a switch.  The unit supports all 8 pins of the RJ45 Cat5e interface.  No need to plug and unplug cables thereby eliminating connector wear. The LineSelect® Model 9717 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.

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