6280 All-Optic LC Duplex A/B Switch w/RS232 Remote

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QuickSwitch® 6280 All-Optic Single Channel LC Duplex A/B Switch with RS232 Remote

  • Field proven, highly reliable


  • PORT CONNECTORS: A, B and COMMON are Fiber Optic Multimode LC Duplex, 62.5/125 micron.
  • WAVELENGTH: 1300 nm.  
  • REMOTE PORT: DB9 female, accepts RS-232 serial.
  • POWER: UL Approved 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz wall mount power module supplies 12 VDC, 500 mA to the unit. Has 2-prong, US, non-polarized plug. Replacement power modules can be ordered using ESL Catalog No. 516682.
  • DISPLAY: (2) Red, front-panel LEDs indicate switch position, status and power.
  • CONTROL: (1) Pushbutton control on front panel.
  • DIMENSIONS: 8.15" W x 2.28" H x 7.27" D. (20.8 X 6.1 X 18.5 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 1.6 lbs. (0.8 kg)


  • Access any one of two separate LC fiber optic networks from one computer or network.
  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • The Remote port accepts RS232 ASCII commands that allow the user to control switch position, lockout front panel operations, obtain switch status, query firmware version number, and query serial numbers.
  • All fiber signals are switched via break-before-make MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology that supports Gigabit data rates.
  • Front-panel LED's display switch position and power status.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • All A, B, and COM ports are LC Duplex, Multimode, 62.5/125 micron, and support a wavelength of 1300 nm.
  • The fiber ports are configured per TIA/EIA-568-B.3, where the TX of the COM port is routed to the RX of the A/B ports and vice versa.
  • Custom length rigorously tested and certified LC fiber optic cables available for your switch installation.
  • For a similar LC duplex fiber optic switch, see QuickSwitch® 6298. (50/125 micron, 850 nm) 
  • Municipalities, schools, government:  This product is on GSA Schedule!  

The QuickSwitch® Model 6280 Single Channel LC Duplex A/B Switch with RS232 Remote allows the user the capability of sharing a single port interface device, connected to the "COMMON" port, among two other devices, connected to the "A" and "B" ports with remote access functionality. The QuickSwitch 6280 is packaged in a slim desktop style enclosure.

The switch may be controlled locally by manually operating the front panel pushbutton or remotely from the DB9 female Serial Interface Remote port located on the rear panel of the unit.  The front panel LED's display switch position and power status.

Wide Range Power Option Available:  (Cat No. 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100VAC/240VAC, 50/60Hz for use in place of the standard power module that is included with the unit.  Has IEC 60320 C14 inlet. Ideal for international applications.

This high-quality network switch is available to city, state, and federal government purchasers at a discounted price and favorable payment and shipping terms via GSA Schedule GS-35F-0286V. Click here for GSA details.  

QuickSwitch® ® is a registered trademark of Electro Standards Laboratories.

QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Switches are available in many configurations: auto fallback, switch/converters, multimode & single mode, and secure off-line positions. Check out our complete line of QuickSwitch® fiber optic switches.

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