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Catalog # 308268R - Model 8268R DB25 A/B Custom Wired, Keylock Switch, RoHS Compliant

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    • DB25 A/B Switch, Keylock, Custom Wired, RoHS
    • DB25 A/B Switch, Keylock, Custom Wired, RoHS
    • DB25 A/B Switch, Keylock, Custom Wired, RoHS
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Catalog No: 308268R
Model No: 8268R
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:DB25 Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Pins Switched:24
Local Control:Keylock
Feature:Custom Wired: Pin 1 and Pin 3 thru 25 are Switched, Pin 2 tied to Common, not Switched

  • RoHS version of Model 8268
  • Custom Wired: Pin 1 and Pin 3 thru 25 are Switched, Pin 2 tied to Common, not Switched

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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 8268R DB25 A/B Switch, Manual Operation via Keylock, Custom Wired, Desktop, RoHS Compliant

  • Key Operated Control Provides Secure A/B Switching.

  • Robust, High Integrity Switch.

  • No Power Required.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) DB25 female connectors labeled A, B, and C (for COMMON).
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Keylock Switch allows local switching. Unit includes two keys.
  • POWER: Manually operated. No power required.
  • DIMENSIONS: 5.44” W x 2.02” H x 7.27” D. (13.9 x 5.2 x 18.5 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 1.5 lb. (0.7 kg.)
  • Operating & Storage Temp: -10° C to 60° C.
  • Humidity: 0 - 95% Relative Humidity, non-condensing.
  • Life Test: 10K Cycles, no load, contact resistance <50 milliohms.

LineSelect® Model 8268R DB25 A/B Switch Application: Front-Panel Keylock Switch, Custom Wired & RoHS Compliant

The COMMON Device is connected to the DB25 C Port with access to two devices connected to the A and B ports, respectively. the Front-panel is controlled via a Keylock Switch.


  • Allows access to two networks from one computer or workstation.
  • High reliability sealed switch with self-wiping precious metal contacts.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • No external power required.
  • Transparent to data speed and format.
  • Manual operation via front panel keylock switch.
  • Key is captive in position B.
  • Key can only be removed in the A position
  • Switches (24) pins of the DB25 interface.
  • Pin 1 and pins 3 thru 25 are switched via a break-before-make keylock switch.
  • Pin 2 is tied common to all ports and is not switched.
  • Attractive anodized aluminum black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding. 
  • Custom length DB25 cables available for your switch installation.
  • RoHS Compliant.
  • Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.

The LineSelect® Model 8268R DB25 A/B Switch allows the user to access to DB25 devices connected to the A and B ports from one DB25 device connected to the COMMON port. Switching between devices A and B is quick and easy via the front-Panel Keylock switch. The LineSelect® Model 8268R is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.

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