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Catalog # 306240 - Model 6240 POF A/B Fiber Switch with Serial RS232 Remote

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    • POF A/B Fiber Switch w/RS232 Remote
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    • POF A/B Fiber Switch w/RS232 Remote
    • POF A/B Fiber Switch w/RS232 Remote
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Catalog No: 306240
Model No: 6240
Fiber Transmission Distance:75 m (250 ft.) (POF)
Product Type:Switches: Fiber Optic
Cable Type/Port Connector:POF, Plastic Optical Fiber (HP Versatile Link)
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Electronic Switches/Power Required:QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic
Remote Control:RS232 Serial
Fiber Mode:Multimode
Fiber Type:Duplex
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton
Speed:Up to 1 Mbps
Wavelength Nano:660 nm (red)


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QuickSwitch® 6240 POF A/B Switch with Serial Remote Control

  • Switch ANY POF interface device to share or backup.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) POF Interface Duplex RX/TX labeled A, B and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton
  • allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Front panel LED’s display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Data Remote Control operation.
  • POWER:  UL approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: Desktop 8.15” W x 2.45” H x 7.27” D.(20.8 x 6.3 x 18.5 cm).
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.9 lbs. (0.9 kg)

QuickSwitch® 6240 POF Duplex A/B Switch Application with RS232 Remote Control

The QuickSwitch® 6240 is a Single Channel POF Duplex A/B Switch. The COMMON Port has access to Fiber Optic Network A when in the A position.
The Fiber Optic Network B is connected when the Model 6240 is in the B Position..
The DB9 Remote port accepts ASCII RS232 Serial Commands to allow the user to remotely control switch position.  


  • Allows access to two POF Duplex RX/TX devices from one COMMON POF Duplex RX/TX device.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • If power to the Model 6240 is lost, the switch will maintain its present position but will not continue to pass data. 
  • Upon power restore, the unit will remain in the position it was in at power down.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Remote RS-232 ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, obtain switch status, as well as, query firmware version number, query serial number and enable/disable autosend of switchpositions.
  • Speed up to 1 Mbps
  • POF Interface Duplex RX/TX A, B and COM ports.
  • Fiber Wavelength: 660 nm (red)
  • Transmission Distance: 75 m (250 ft.) (POF)
  • Front panel LED’s display present position and power status.

The Quickswitch® Model 6240 POF A/B Duplex Switch with RS-232 Remote allows the user the capability of sharing a single port interface device, connected to the “COMMON” port, among two other devices, connected to the “A” and “B” ports, with remote access functionality. The Model 6240 is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.
The switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton or remotely from the DB9 Female Serial Interface Remote port located on the rear of the unit. The front panel LED display indicates the switch position and the unit power status.

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