LC Duplex A/B Switch accommodates worldwide applications.

Press Release Summary:

Leveraging MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology that supports Gigabit data rates, single-channel QuickSwitch® Model 6298 allows one device connected to COM port to access A or B port. Optional Wide Range Power Module, Catalog No. 517277 (100/240 Vac, 50/60 Hz), is CE and UL listed and allows for worldwide use. Controlled locally via pushbutton or remotely from DB9 serial remote control port that uses RS232 serial commands, switch is service protocol and bit-rate transparent.

Original Press Release:

Wide Range Power Module Plus Model 6298 LC Duplex A/B Switch Optimal for Worldwide Apps

The QuickSwitch® Model 6298 Single Channel LC Duplex A/B Switch with RS232 Serial Remote allows a device connected to the COM port access to the A or B port. The optional Wide Range Power Module, Catalog No. 517277, 100/240VAC, 50/60Hz, is both CE and UL listed. This power supply, paired with the Model 6298, presents and ideal solution for worldwide fiber optic A/B switching applications.

The Model 6298 switch may be controlled locally via pushbutton or remotely from the DB9 Serial Remote Control port. The DB9 Remote port provides control through RS232 serial commands and allows the user to both control and monitor the switch position remotely. Front panel pushbutton control can be locked out remotely. The front panel LED display indicates the switch position and unit power status.

MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology supports Gigabit data rates. The Model 6298 is service protocol and bit-rate transparent. All fiber ports are LC duplex, multimode, 50/125 micron and support a wavelength of 850 nm. If power is lost, switch will default to the A position and continue to pass data. When power is restored, the unit will remain in the A position until switched by the user.

For more information on the Model 6298, contact Electro Standards Laboratories: 401-943-1164,, or

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