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Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 8-Port  

Control up to eight serial RS-232 devices from your PC.

SW854A-R3

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Switch your serial devices with codes.
  • Supports speeds to 76.8 kbps.
  • Keeps your connection safe—once a connection is made, other ports are locked out.
  • Upgraded platform with improved functional flexibility, including integrated transceiver loopback for faster fault detection.

  • Description

    Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 8-Port


    Quick Facts

  • Switch your serial devices with codes.
  • Supports speeds to 76.8 kbps.
  • Keeps your connection safe—once a connection is made, other ports are locked out.
  • Upgraded platform with improved functional flexibility, including integrated transceiver loopback for faster fault detection.

  • Further Details

  • DTE/DCE-selectable, so you can switch between a modem and a printer. There's no need for crossover cables.
  • Safe for use with laser printers.
  • Includes a hardware-handshake lead in each direction for added control.
  • No unintended triggering—no matter what data you're sending.
  • Also available with four ports.

  • The integrated Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 8-Port is an asynchronous RS-232 switch with eight subordinate ports and one master port that enables you to switch serial devices with codes.

    There's no unintended triggering with this switch—no matter what data you're sending. With an internal DIP switch, you select the arming character to use as a trigger.

    You can set each port individually as DTE or DCE. That's handy for switching among modems and printers. And your connection is secure. Once a connection is made, other ports are locked out. (Remember that all ports need to be set to operate with identical speeds and word structures.)

    For extra control, there's a hardware-handshake lead in each direction in case a device (or the computer) needs it.

    The upgraded switch platform has several new features, including:
  • Integrated transceiver loopback for faster fault isolation.
  • Enhanced front-panel LED display to provide visual indication of more switch operations, including status of data activity, switch time, port lockout, and control handshake.
  • Power-on initialization that includes port selection default.
  • Onboard programmable PROM to provide function updates and maintenance via active serial and JTAG connections.


  • This product works with:
  • Standard RS-232 Low-Noise Cable, 25-Conductor, Male/Male (ECM25T, ECM25C)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    Technical Specifications for Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 8-Port:

    Data Format 5 to 8 bits
    Speed 300 bps to 76.8 kbps
    Switches Text/Transparent/Graphics Mode; Reset
    CE Approval Yes
    Interface RS-232 async
    Connectors (9) DB25 F; DCE/DTE switch-selectable
    Indicators (1) 7-segment channel-selected display, (2) lockout and switch time LEDs
    Power 115/230 VAC, 60/50 Hz, 11 watts (switch-selectable)
    Size 2.5"H x 12.25"W x 11.75"D (6.4 x 31.1 x 29.8 cm)
    Weight 4 lb. (1.8 kg)
    This product works with:
  • Standard RS-232 Low-Noise Cable, 25-Conductor, Male/Male (ECM25T, ECM25C)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Connect your Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 8-Port with:

    Accessory: ECM25T-0010-MM

    Standard RS-232 Low-Noise Cable, 25 Conductors—Pins 1–25, Male/Male, 10-ft. (3.0-m)

    Standard RS-232 Low-Noise Cable, 25 Conductors—Pins 1–25, M/M, 10-ft. (3.0-m)

    Double Diamond Warranty

    Standard Manufacturer's Warranty


    A warranty is included.

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $79.60

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $159.19

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    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.


    The Double Diamond Warranty is our no-questions-asked warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    Most of our products come with a one- or two-year warranty. Some products—such as copper cables, manual switches, cabinets, and racks—are even guaranteed for life!

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.


    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product* for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Certain products may not be eligible.

    Warranty Compared

    Black Box® Double Diamond™ Warranty The Competition
    Warranty Length One Year to Lifetime, Depending on the Product. Read the fine print.
    Guaranteed for Life! Black Box® Brand Copper Cables, Manual Switches and More! No.
    Accidental Damage 100% Covered! No.
    Water Damage 100% Covered! No.
    Power Surges 100% Covered! No.
    Warranty Replacements No Questions Asked! ?
    Tech Support Hotline 100% FREE! $$$

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

    Product SKU Price Quantity
    Code-Operated Switch, RS-232, 4-Port SW853A-R3 $575.95
     
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    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 6.062 lbs.
    HxWxD: 6.75 x 14 x 16 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.


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