RJ45 Cat5e A/B Switch, 2 Foot Legs, No Enclosure

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Model 8085-002 Single Channel RJ45 Cat5e A/B Rotary Switch
2 Foot Leg Length, No Enclosure

  •  Switches all 8 pins. Allows compatibility with ALL RJ45 interfaces.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (3) RJ45 male connectors labeled A, B, and COMMON. 
  • TWO SWITCH POSITIONS: (1) Rotary switch selects COM to A, or COM to B.
  • PINS SWITCHED: All 8 pins are switched.
  • POWER: No Power required. Manually operated.
  • WEIGHT: Approximately, 0.3 lb. (0.2 kg)
  • LEG LENGTH: 2 Feet

MODEL 8085-002 FUNCTION DIAGRAM: The function diagram illustrates an RJ45 Male connector connected to two RJ45 Male ports labeled Port A and Port B. Each connector has a two foot length cable. (Custom lengths available upon request, see Model 8085-XXX)



  • The switch ports are transparent to all data.
  • All (8) pins of the RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • No power required for operation.
  • Switch and cabled RJ45's allow install into custom enclosures.
  • Leg Lengths: XXX - (feet). Custom length available. (see Model 8085-XXX)
  • Certified Cat 5e compliance.


  • Rotary Switch with A/B/COM RJ45's – The switch has the RJ45's soldered and labeled appropriately. The washer and nut for installing the switch is provided on the switch.
  • Knob – To be installed on the rotary switch shaft to facilitate turning the switch. (P/N 502241).
  • Allen Wrench –  The 1/16" Allen wrench provided for installing the knob (P/N 507460).


The Model 8085-002 Single Channel RJ45 Cat5e A/B Rotary Switch allows the user the capability of accessing two separate devices, ports A and B, via connection through a device connected to the Common port. The Model 8085-002 is provided as a rotary switch with cabled RJ45's for installation into any custom enclosure. No power is required for operation.

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