Model 9448 Provides Switching to Backup Network

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Model 9448 RJ45 A/B Manual Data Network Switch, 
Cat5e Compliant, Rackmount

  • Provides quick and easy switching to backup network.
  • Keeps data flowing on misssion critical networks.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 female Category 5e ports on rear panel labeled A, B, and COMMON. 
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROL: (1) Rotary switch on front panel selects A or B.
  • PINS: All 8 pins switched.
  • POWER: No power required.  Manually operated.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount configuration, 19.0" W x 1.75" H x 8.0" D. (48.3 x 4.4 x 20.3 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 4.1 lbs. (1.9 kg)

 CAT5e A/B SWITCH APPLICATION: The diagram illustrates one workstation connected to a COMMON port accessing one of two 10/100/1000 Base-T Networks. User can reroute data with a flip of the switch.

Diagram of Model 9448 Cat5e RJ45 A/B Switch box Network Application


  • Model 9448 CAT5e AB data network switch allows access to two networks from one computer or workstation.
  • Certified for Cat5e compliance.  Rated for 10/100/1000 Base-T networks. 
  • All 8 pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • The ports are transparent to all data.
  • Manual operation via front-panel rotary switch.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping precious metal contacts.
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug cables.
  • No external power required.
  • Rackmount configuration.
  • Attractive all metal black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • Custom length Cat5e cables available for your switch installation.
  • Municipalities, schools, government:  On GSA Schedule! 

The Model 9448 manual data network switch enables access to two 10/100/1000 Base-T networks. The Model 9448 Category 5e A/B switch allows the user to reroute data between two networks with a simple flip of a switch. This manual network switch supports all 8 pins of the RJ45 CAT5e interface.  No need to plug and unplug cables thereby eliminating connector wear.

The Model 9448 is enclosed in a 1U, full rack size, all metal chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

High Quality Manual Data Network Switches Increase the Reliability of Your Network!

 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 or on GSA icon for details.  

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