Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Network Switch enables connection to any one of 12 devices.
Press Release Summary:
February 12, 2014 - Model 9426 dual-channel, DB9 12-to-1 network switch comprises 2 independent sharing switches in one rackmount, 19.0 x 3.5 x 8.0 in., anodized black box that provides EMI/RFI shielding. Managers can independently switch each of 2 channels manually via 2 rotary knobs on front panel. For each channel, switch enables connection to any one of 12 DB9 interface devices or networks from one COMMON device. All 9 pins of DB9 interface are switched, and unit is transparent to data speed and format.
Original Press Release
Quick Connect to Any One of 12 Devices from One Common Device with Model 9426 Switch
Press release date: February 7, 2014
Electro Standards Laboratories, Cranston, RI, announces the new Model 9426 dual-channel, DB9 12-to-1 network switch. This switch system is comprised of two independent sharing switches efficiently packaged in a 19” wide 2U high (3.5”) rackmount unit. IT managers can independently switch each of the two channels manually via two rotary knobs located on the front panel.
For each channel, the Model 9426 enables quick connection to any one of 12 DB9 interface devices or networks from one COMMON device. All 9 pins of the DB9 interface are switched. The Model 9426 is transparent to data speed and format. No external power is required for this manually operated switch. The switch is housed in an attractive anodized black box packaging that provides EMI/RFI shielding.
The port connectors include (13) DB9 female connectors labeled 1 through 12, and COMMON for each channel. The front-panel controls include (2) manual rotary switches. The switch dimensions are 19.0” W x 3.5” H x 8.0” D (48.3 x 8.9 x 20.3 cm). The Model 9426 weighs approximately 5.0 lbs. (2.3 Kg).
The Model 9426 is engineered and manufactured with great attention to detail and with quality components. High quality sealed switches with self-wiping low impedance contacts are incorporated into the unit. The company is so sure of the integrity of this switch that it offers a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.
Visit the company’s e-commerce Website, http://www.electrostandards.com/ProductDetail/?productid=2279, for more information on the Model 9426, including a full-color application diagram and a link to the product specification sheet. Electro Standards’ staff of knowledgeable sales engineers is available to answer product and application questions.