Communications Switch switches anything to anywhere.

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Model 72yy Switch-Anything can switch nearly any data communication interface. Any device connected to COM or control port can send ASCII character trigger sequence commands to control switching function of connector interface or query switch status. Switch position and continuity are maintained in event of power failure. Unit has rugged aluminum case, front panel pushbutton that allows on-site switching, and LEDs to display switch status.

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The "Switch-Anything" Switch

Electro Standards Laboratories has just announced the Model 72yy Switch- Anything switch. Switch nearly any data communication interface, local and remotely controllable, with the Switch-Anything switch. This all-purpose switch is customized to have the connectors and signals your application requires.

A device connected to the COM port, or alternately to a separate CONTROL port, sends commands to the Switch-Anything switch. The command set allows the operator to change the switch position and to query the switch status. The Switch- Anything switch will monitor the device connected to the COM or CONTROL port for a predetermined ASCII character trigger sequence to control the switching function of the connector interface. The switch position and continuity are maintained even in the event of a power failure. A rugged aluminum case provides shielding and a front panel pushbutton allows on-site switching. LEDs display switch status.

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