Netgear GS108 ProSafe Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch

NETGEAR Updated: 2008-09-27 RSS
Netgear GS108 ProSafe Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch

Gigabit Power, 10/100 Simplicity

* Connects up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet for maximum performance
* Simple to combine Fast Ethernet and Gigabit devices in your network
* Fanless design for quiet operation
* Plug-and-play installation delivers ease of use


* ProSafe 5- and 8-port Gigabit Desktop Switches connect your network with the dual advantages of performance and convenience
* Fast, auto-switching Ethernet connection integrates 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices into your network
* Supports Windows® and Macintosh® platforms at speeds up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet
* Dual color LEDs make it easy to monitor link, speed, and activity
* AutoUplink™ technology automatically adjusts for two common types of cables
* Compact metal case for desk or wall mounting
* With plug-and-play technology, simply plug it in and it works


Network Ports
* GS105: 5 auto-sensing UTP ports
* GS108: 8 auto-sensing UTP ports

Forwarding Mode
* Store-and-forward
* 128K on-chip packet buffering

* Bandwidth: GS105: 10 Gbps (non-blocking); GS108: 16 Gbps (non-blocking)
* Forward rate (10 Mbps port): 14,800 packets/sec
* Forward rate (100 Mbps port): 148,000 packets/sec
* Forward rate (1000 Mbps port): 1,480,000 packets/sec
* Network latency (10 to 10 Mbps): 1250 μs (max)
* Network latency (100 to 100 Mbps): 125 μs (max)
* Network latency (1000 to 1000 Mbps): 15 μs (max)
* MAC address database: 4,000
* Mean time between failures (MTBF): >1 million hours (~110 years)

Status LEDs
* System power, link, speed and activity

Environmental Specifications
* Operating temperature: 0º to 50º C (32º to 122º F)
* Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
* Storage temeprature: -20º to 70° C (-4º to 158º F)
* Storage humidity: 10% to 95% relative humidity

Standards Compliance
* IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
* IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
* IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
* IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control
* IEEE 801.p priority tags
* Jumbo frame support (9,000 byte)

Safety Agency Approvals
* C-Tick, CE Mark

* FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, MIC