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SM-2402/04F Multiport Programmable Bypass Switch                                                   

Model #: Two Port: SM-2402F/ Four Port: SM-2404F

Shore Microsystems SM-2402/04F Bypass Switch

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The SM-2402/04F Multiport Programmable Bypass Switch provides the ability to automatically bypass a malfunctioning network appliance.  The unit operates in a standalone mode or as an intelligent watchdog that expects periodic interaction with a properly-functioning network appliance via a serial communication link.  In the event of a failure, the unit removes the failing device from the Ethernet link.  After bypassing (removing) the failing device, the SM-2402/04F directly connects the two external Ethernet ports to reestablish end-to-end communications.  The unit is available in several configurations for end-user or OEM applications. 

Key Benefits

  • Patented Design Quickly Bypasses Failed 2 or 4 Port Group Network Appliances
  • Independent Watchdog Function Responds to Link and System Failures
  • Completely Transparent to Ethernet Link Traffic
  • Simple Control Interface via Serial or USB Connection
  • Maintains End-to-End Connectivity thru Power Failures
  • Programmable Switchover Delays
  • Flash Firmware Upgradeable
  • Supports Gigabit Fiber (1000BaseF) Ethernet (Also Available Gigabit Copper Ethernet)
  • 1U Chassis with Redundant Power

SM-2402/04F Bypass Diagram