CE Certified, DB9 One-Half Crossover Switch

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Model 7446C CE Certified, DB9 One-Half Crossover Switch with Contact Control Remote

  • Designed for switching between data sources to either of two destinations.
  • Applicable to switching ANY DB9 interface devices.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (4) DB9(F) connectors labeled A, B, C, and D.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: (1) DB9(F) custom remote contact control port accepts dry contact closure transition signals for Remote Control Operation.
  • DISPLAY: (2) LED's labeled NORMAL and CROSS front panel display indicate switch position and power status.
  • LOCAL CONTROL: (1) Front panel pushbutton allows local control of switch between NORMAL and ONE-HALF CROSSOVER state.
  • 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.
  • DIMENSIONS: 19" W x 1.75" H x 8.23" D (48.3 x 4.4 x 21.0 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 4.3 lbs (2.0 kg)


  • This Network Switch allows selection between Normal and One-Half Crossover position.
  • CE Certified.
  • The ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (9) signals of the interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays.
  • The unit maintains last set position on power loss and continues to pass data.
  • Front panel pushbutton control.
  • When the unit is in NORMAL position, Port A is connected to Port C and Port B is connected to Port D.
  • When the unit is in CROSS position, Port B is connected to Port C, while Port A is not connected to either Port C or Port D.
  • Remote Contact Closure control and status provides dry contact logic to allow the control of the switch position and lockout state as well as obtain the present position.
  • Front panel LEDs display the present switch position and power status.
  • Custom length data cables available.

The PathWay® Model 7446C DB9 One-Half Crossover Switch Box with Contact Control Remote Port supports connections between four devices or peripherals connected to ports A, B, C, and D, in either a "Normal or "Cross" configuration.  The Model 7446C is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

The data switch may be controlled manually via the front panel pushbutton or remotely from a DB9 port located on the rear of the unit. The switch position state may be attained via the front panel LED or by a set of dry contacts on the Remote DB9 port.

OPTION: WIDE RANGE POWER MODULE (Cat. No. 517277) CE, RoHS, and UL listed table mount power module, 100VAC/240VAC, 50Hz-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.

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