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Network Switches, Converters, Cables & More

Electro Standards Laboratories has been manufacturing Data Communication Products for over 40 years.

Supporting a variety of applications such as:

  • Casino IT Network Communications

  • Self Serve Kiosks, Banking ATM's

  • Industrial Networks Supporting Automation, Robotics, Machinery 

  • POS/Retail Terminal, Timeclock, Scales

  • Computer Peripherals (Printers, Monitors, Keyboards, Scanners)

  • Audio (Microphones, Speakers, etc.)

  • Video (Lighting, LED Signs, Scoreboards, etc.)

  • Media Broadcasting/Conference Room Communications

  • MIL Spec, Ruggedized, COTS

  • Transportation Signaling & Communications (Aerospace, Rail, Automotive, etc.)

  • Electrical Substations

  • Secure Offline Isolation (Critical Downtime, Disaster Recovery)

  • Any custom Fiber Optic or Data Communication Application

Click here for a video about Electro Standards' Data Communication Products and Applications.

Electro Standards also manufactures Data Aquisition, Process Control and Measurement Products, to learn more about those products click here: DAQ Product Lines

  SCROLL DOWN for more information about each of our Data Communications Product Lines. 

Network Switches

Physical Layer Network Switches for quick and easy port to port switching or offline isolation. Hundreds of COTS Designs Available, Manufactured in the USA.  

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Copper or fiber optic switches support the sharing of devices or networks connected to a common port/s among devices or networks connected to the (A, B, C, etc.) lettered or (1, 2, 3, etc.) numbered ports. Custom port labeling available as well.

Field-Proven in Various Applications around the Globe

Our network switches can be found in Computer Rooms, Media Broadcasting Outlets, Educational Facilities, Testing Laboratories, Manufacturing Facilities, Hospitals, Government/Military Facilities, Financial Institutions, Electrical Substations around the world.

Secure, Reliable, Ruggedized Options Available

Our switch boxes are secure, reliable and durable enough to be used in harsh environments, field proven by nuclear power plants, electrical substations, transportation and military/defense programs.

Specialties include, Secure Offline, Password Protection, Noise & Vibration control. Securely Mounted Switches have also been designed for mobile & motion applications, such as shipboard, aerospace, or ground transportation.

Custom Designs Available, Over 40 Years of Experience!

Whether it’s a custom connector, special size requirements, wall mounted, or board-only form factors - Electro Standards can design it!  Electro Standards Laboratories, Cranston, RI, USA, has been designing network products since 1976.

Our Copper and Fiber Optic Network Switch Solutions are used in a variety of applications, supporting various industries all over the globe. To read more about our Network Switch Lines, click here:  AB Switches to Support ANY Application

Interface Converters

Media Converters with a variety of interfaces to support copper (RS232, RS485, RS422) to fiber optic (glass fiber to plastic POF) transmissions, the reciprocal and more.

Typical application uses:

  • Casino/VLT networks, Self-Serve Kiosks, ATM/Banking Machines, POS Terminals, Government Testing Labs, Industrial Process Controls, Factory Automation and other applications requiring a single point-to-point or a multi-point communications link over short and long distances.

Click here for online Interface Converter product selection or to learn about Interface Converter Applications, click here.


Telephone and Telecom Test Kits

Telephone and Telecom Test Kits are designed to support field service technicians. All of the cables are of the highest quality, manufactured in U.S.A. Custom designed cables utilizing these standard cables are also available.

Complete Selection of Thirteen Telephone and Telecom Patch Cables

This high-quality test kit includes a complete selection of thirteen telephone and telecom patch cables that are compatible with all standard telephone systems, Sprint/Nextel systems, data and voice test equipment and patch and interconnect devices.

These cables feature nickel phone plugs and high-flex PVC jackets. All of the cables are of the highest quality, manufactured in U.S.A. Custom designed cables utilizing these standard cables are also available.

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Breakout Boxes/Interface Analyzers

Breakout Boxes/Interface Analyzers

Breakout Boxes/Interface Analyzers are diagnostic tools designed for use at the data interfaces of modems, multiplexers, terminals, and computers.

RS232, HSSI(SCSI-2), EIA/TIA RS530 Interfaces

Electro Standards Laboratories' Series of Breakout Boxes/Interface Analyzers are virtually indestructible and compatible with RS232, HSSI(SCSI-2), EIA/TIA RS530 interfaces. We also have the capability to custom design one to work with your application.

These units provide access to and monitoring of all data, timing and control signals.

Many data interface problems and data cable designs can be pinpointed and resolved with these units.

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Cables, Connectors, and Adapters

Electro Standards Laboratories offers hundreds of designs for Copper and Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies.  Available in any length/configuration for seamless network installations. We also offer a large assortment of Connectors, Adapters, Gender Changers, etc.

Copper Cables - Cat5e, Cat6, Coaxial, Shielded & More

Copper Cable Assemblies Include: CAT5e and CAT6, Coaxial, High Speed T-1, RS-232 Shielded and Unshielded, SCSI, Telco, V.35, PVC, Motorola/Codex Compatible Cables.

Fiber Optic Cables – SC, ST, LC, Duplex, Simplex, Multimode, Singlemode & More

Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies Include: 50/125 Duplex, Multimode, PVC Riser, 62.5/125 Duplex, Multimode, PVC Riser, 9/125 Simplex, Single Mode, PVC Riser, HP Versatile Link Plastic Core Fiber (POF), M28876 Military Fiber system, MTP/MPO 12-Fiber Fan-out Cables, Circular MIL Connector Custom Cable Assemblies.

Need Bulk Fiber Cable?  No problem, ESL can provide that as well.

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Custom Designs Available, Engineering and Manufacturing in Same Facility!

All our products can be custom designed to work with any application. Electro Standards Laboratories has a team of Research & Development Engineers and Scientists available onsite, as well as its own manufacturing facilities within the same location.  This allows ESL to solve any problem by taking an idea from theory to prototype development, then through rigid testing to turn it into the perfect solution for your application.

GSA Contract Number GS-35F-0286V for Federal, State and Local US Government Agencies

We also offer many of our products at a discounted rate on GSA Schedule IT 70 Contract Number: GS-35F-0286V for Government purchasers. Click here for GSA details

Made in the USA, Exported all over the World

All our products are designed and assembled in the U.S.A and can be exported all over in the world. With over 40 years of expertise in providing state-of-the-art solutions for application-specific products, it’s easy to see why Electro Standards Laboratories is the right choice.

For further assistance, call 401-943-1164 or click here to complete a Custom Product Request Form.