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Catalog # 307394 - Model 7394 RJ45 CAT6 Online/Offline Network Switch, Contact Closure Remote

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    • RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch
    • RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch
    • RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch
    • RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch
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Catalog No: 307394
Model No: 7394
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Positions:2, Offline
Cable Type/Port Connector:RJ45
Electronic Switches/Power Required:PathWay® Copper
Remote Control:Contact Closure
Security:Offline Position
Pins Switched:8
Remote Port:DB9
Local Control:Pushbutton


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Model 7394 Single Channel Cat6 RJ45 OnLine/OffLine Switch with Contact Closure Remote

  • Certified for Cat6 Compliance

  • Absolutely NO data passes through the switch when in OffLine Position.

  • The Ultimate Firewall!


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (2) RJ45 female shielded connectors, labeled A and COM.
  • COMPLIANCE: Interface meets or exceeds Cat 6 performance.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Manual pushbutton allows local switching.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Red LED’s display switch position and power status.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9 female connector on rear panel accepts Contact Closure switch commands for Remote Control Operation.
  • POWER: UL approved 100VAC-240VAC, 50Hz-60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19.0” W x 1.75” H x 8.12” D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 21.0 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 4.1 lbs. (1.9 kg)


 The drawing illustrates a COMMON DEVICE connected to the COM port with access to Device A connected to the A port. There is an OFFLINE position and when the unit is in OFFLINE Position, no data passes. The Unit has a DB9 Remote port than can be used to control the Model 7394 via Contact Closure Commands.

PathWay® Model 7394 Cat6 RJ45 OnLine/OffLine Switch with Contact Closure Remote application


  • Allows quick connection or disconnection between two Cat6 RJ45 networks or devices.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • Upon power up, unit switches based on state of Contact Closure.
  • Upon power loss, unit switches to Off-Line position.
  • Contact Closure Remote.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • Remote Contact Closure control provides dry contact logic to allow the control of the switch position and lockout state as well as status.
    • A pulse to close contacts across Pin 4 and Pin 5 of the DB9 Remote port causes the unit to switch between OnLine and OffLine positions.
    • When Pin 1 is shorted to Pin 2 the front panel will lockout.
    • Remote status provided via Pin 7 and Pin 8. When pins are shorted the unit is in OnLine position and when open the unit is in OffLine position.
  • Front panel LED’s display present position and power status.
  • Certified for Cat6 compliance.

The PathWay® Model 7394 RJ45 Cat6 Online/Offline Switch with Contact Closure Remote allows the user the capability of connecting two separate devices, ports A and COM, via an Online or Offline connection. The Model 7394 is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal, black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19” rack. 

The switch may be controlled manually via the front panel pushbutton or remotely from a DB9 port located on the rear of the unit.  Switch position state may be attained via the front panel LED's or by a set of dry contacts on the Remote DB9 port. 


(Cat No 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100 VAC / 240 VAC, 50Hz/60Hz for use in place of standard power module that is included with the unit. Has IEC 60320 C14 inlet.  Ideal for international applications.

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