PLANET GSW-1601 network switch Unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) 1U Blue

£83.58 (£69.65 + VAT)

PLANET GSW-1601. Switch type: Unmanaged. Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000), Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports quantity: 16. Full duplex. MAC address table: 8000 entries, Switching capacity: 32 Gbit/s. Networking standards: IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3az,IEEE 802.3u,IEEE 802.3x. Power connector: DC-in jack. Rack mounting, Form factor: 1U

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Cost-effective Gigabit Solution for Enterprise Backbone and Data Center Networking

PLANET GSW-1601 Gigabit Ethernet Switch provides 16 RJ45 10/100/1000Mbps ports for high-speed network connectivity. It can automatically identify and determine the correct transmission speed and half/full duplex mode of the attached devices with its 16 Gigabit ports that support 9K jumbo frame feature. Therefore, the GSW-1601 can handle extremely large amounts of data transmission in a secure topology linking to a backbone or high-power servers.

Brand-new Hardware DIP Switch for Functional Operation Modes Selection

The new hardware version of the GSW-1601 offers “Standard”, “Flow Control Off”, “VLAN” and “Extend” modes.

DIP Switch Mode
Standard (default) — This mode makes the Gigabit Ethernet Switch operate as a general switch and all ports operate at 10/100/1000Mbps auto-negotiation.
Flow Control Off — This mode disables the Gigabit Ethernet Switch flow control function.
VLAN — This mode makes the GSW-1601 operate as a VLAN isolation switch and 1. Port 1 to port 14 will isolate respectively. 2. Port 1 to port 14 can only communicate with port 15 and port 16 (uplink port).
Extend — This mode makes the GSW-1601 operate as a distance extension switch and port 1 to port 8 can only transmit distance of 200m at speed of 10Mbps.

The GSW-1601 operates as a normal Gigabit Ethernet Switch in the “Standard” operation mode. The “VLAN” operation mode features port-based VLAN function that can help to prevent the connected clients’ multicast or broadcast storm from influencing each other.

In the “Extend” operation mode, the GSW-1601 operates on a per-port basis at 10Mbps duplex operation but can transmit data over a distance of up to 200 meters overcoming the 100m limit on Ethernet UTP cable. With this brand-new feature, the GSW-1601 provides an additional solution for distance extension, thus saving the cost of Ethernet cable installation. Its VLAN isolation function isolates each port so as to prevent broadcast storm and defend DHCP spoofing in the “Extend” operation mode.

High Performance

The GSW-1601 provides a high-performance switch architecture that is capable of providing the non-blocking switch fabric and wire-speed throughput as high as 32Gbps, which greatly simplifies the tasks of upgrading the LAN for catering to increasing bandwidth demands. Besides, the Flow Control function of the GSW-1601 enables routers and servers to directly connect to the Switch for fast and reliable data transfer.

All the RJ45 copper interfaces of the GSW-1601 support 10/100/1000Mbps auto-negotiation for optimal speed detection through RJ45 Category 6, 5 or 5e cables. It also supports standard for auto-MDI/MDI-X that can detect the type of connection to any Ethernet device without requiring special straight or crossover cables.

Excellent Traffic Transmission

The GSW-1601 supports Store-and-Forward forwarding scheme to ensure low latency and high data integrity, which eliminates unnecessary traffic and relieves congestion on critical network paths. With an intelligent address recognition algorithm, the GSW-1601 recognizes up to 8K different MAC addresses. The high data throughput and 32Gbps internal switching fabric make it ideal for most Gigabit environments, especially when network is upgraded to a Gigabit environment.

Fanless Design

With its good ventilation design, the GSW-1601 is able to operate all along without a fan, thus reducing substantial power consumption and creating a noiseless environment. The GSW-1601 is definitely the best choice for any working environment without affecting its performance. * Physical Port
* 16 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet ports
* Supports auto MDI/MDI-X function
* Layer 2 Features
* Complies with IEEE 802.3, 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Ethernet standards
* Features Store-and-Forward mode with wire-speed filtering and forwarding rates
* Integrated address look-up engine, supporting 8K absolute MAC addresses
* 9K jumbo packet support
* Power saving ability for Green networking
* IEEE 802.1Q VLAN packet transparency support
* IEEE 802.3x flow control for full duplex operation and back pressure for half duplex operation
* Hardware-based 10/100BASE-TX, half/full duplex and 1000BASE-T full duplex mode, flow control and auto-negotiation
* Automatic address learning and address aging
* Supports CSMA/CD protocol
* Hardware Features
* 100~240V AC, 0.16A, 50~60Hz universal power input
* DIP switch for standard/flow control off/VLAN/Extend mode selection
* FCC, CE class A compliant




AC input voltage

100 – 240 V

Rack mounting


Packet transfer speed


Power consumption (typical)

13 W

Operating relative humidity (H-H)

5 – 95%

MAC address filtering


AC input frequency

50 – 60 Hz

Supported data transfer rates


Form factor


Operating temperature (T-T)

0 – 50 °C

Product colour


Storage relative humidity (H-H)

5 – 95%

Jumbo frames support


Power supply included


Gigabit Ethernet (copper) ports quantity


Power over Ethernet (PoE)


10G support


Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports type

Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)

Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports quantity


Storage temperature (T-T)

-10 – 70 °C

MAC address table

8000 entries

Full duplex


Switching capacity

32 Gbit/s



Flow control support


LED indicators


Maximum data transfer rate

1 Gbit/s

Switch type


Networking standards

IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3az,IEEE 802.3u,IEEE 802.3x

Power connector

DC-in jack




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