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Pro Switching System, 2U, A/B Switch Card, Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching  

Layer 1 switching for the Pro Switching System, 2U.

SM278A-SS-SC-LCH

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Use with the Pro Switching System, 2U (SM260A).
  • Occupies one slot.
  • Many types of switch cards are available. See Ordering instructions (below).


  • Description

    Pro Switching System, 2U, A/B Switch Card, Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching


    Quick Facts

  • Use with the Pro Switching System, 2U (SM260A).
  • Occupies one slot.
  • Many types of switch cards are available. See Ordering instructions (below).

  • Further Details

    Pick a card, any card.
    A/B Switch Cards are available for RS-232, video, fiber optic, and CAT5e/CAT6 connections. The card featured here is the Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching. Use the system for both new and legacy applications. You can add cards for fast CAT6 10-GbE networking while keeping connections for older RS-232 and 75-ohm video connections.

    Secure and fallback switching.
    For fail-safe operation, all the cards (except those noted) use proprietary latching or micro-mirror relay switching technology—which means data can continue to pass through even if the power has been cut off. Because the cards perform Layer 1 switching, the system operates independently of data rates, protocols, formats, or signal levels.

    The non-latching fiber cards fall back to a Port C (chassis) to Port A connection when the power fails. When power is restored, the non-latching switch card reconnects Port C to the originally selected port (A or B). These types of cards are typical when you want a fallback or failover connection during power outages.

    Each chassis also has a keyed switch so you can enable/disable manual switching from the front-panel toggle switches.


    Ordering instructions

    First, order the chassis...
    Pro Switching System, 2U, 18-Card (SM260A)

    Next order at least one power supply (order two for redundant power)...
    Power Supply, 120–240 VAC, External (SM961A-PS)

    Next order a card to adapt power input...
    Power Supply Cards:
    AC External Adapter Card (SM261A-CARD)
    Redundant Power Supply Cards (NOTE: Each card requires two chassis slots.):
    100–240-VAC Input (SM261A-VAC)
    -48-VDC Input (SM261A-VDC)

    ...then select a Controller Card...
    RS-232/Ethernet (SNMP) (SM262A)
    RS-232 Only (SM263A)
    SNMP Expansion (SM264A)

    ...next choose your A/B Switch Cards...
    DB25/RS-232 (SM265A)
    DB25/RS-530 (SM266A)
    Video F-Connector, Latching (SM276A-LCH)
    Video F-Connector, Non-Latching (SM267A)
    Multimode Fiber Optic:
    ST®, Latching (SM277A-MM-ST-LCH)
    SC, Latching (SM277A-MM-SC-LCH)
    ST, Non-Latching (SM277A-ST)
    SC, Non-Latching (SM277A-SC)
    Single-Mode Fiber Optic:
    ST, Latching (SM278A-SS-ST-LCH)
    SC, Latching (SM278A-SS-SC-LCH)
    ST, Non-Latching (SM278A-ST)
    SC, Non-Latching (SM278A-SC)
    RJ-45 Copper:
    RJ-45 CAT5 (SM268A)
    RJ-45 CAT6 (SM269A)

    For empty slots, order...
    Blank Panel, Front or Rear, 2U (SM279A-BLNK)

    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    This product works with:
  • Power Supply (SM961A-PS)
  • Power Supply Card (SM261A-CARD)
  • Redundant Power Supply Cards (SM261A-VAC, SM261A-VDC)
  • A/B Switch Cards (SM265A, etc.)
  • Blank Panel (SM279A-BLNK)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    Technical Specifications for Pro Switching System, 2U, A/B Switch Card, Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching:

    CE Approval Yes
    RoHS Yes
    Connectors (3) duplex SC
    Indicators (2) LEDs (A and B)


    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.


    Resources for Pro Switching System, 2U, A/B Switch Card, Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching:


    Connect your Pro Switching System, 2U, A/B Switch Card, Single-Mode Fiber Optic, SC, Latching with:

    Accessory: SM260A

    Pro Switching System Chassis, 2U, 18-Card

    Pro Switching System Chassis, 2U, 18-Card

    Accessory: SM961A-PS

    Pro Switching System Plus 120–240 VAC Power Supply Module

    Pro Switching System Plus 120–240 VAC Power Supply Module

    Accessory: SM261A-CARD

    Pro Switching System, 2U, AC External Adapter Card

    Pro Switching System, 2U, AC External Adapter Card

    Accessory: SM279A-BLNK

    Pro Switching System Blank Panel, Front or Rear, 2U

    Pro Switching System Blank Panel, Front or Rear, 2U

    Accessory: SM262A

    Pro Switching System, 2U, Controller Card, RS-232/Ethernet (SNMP)

    Pro Switching System, 2U, Controller Card, RS-232/Ethernet (SNMP)

    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 Diamondâ„¢ warranty!
    Cost: $189.50

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamondâ„¢ warranty!
    Cost: $378.99

    Diamond

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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

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    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.
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    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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    Weight: 0.781 lbs.
    HxWxD: 4.25 x 4.4 x 12.75 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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