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The Pathport VIA 12 is a gigabit Ethernet Switch designed specifically for lighting, sound and video signal routing in all entertainment production systems, including live shows and touring productions. Now available for order.

 

 

VIA12

Unlike switches designed and marketed for office and communication applications, VIA 12 is convection cooled and ships as an unmanaged switch, pre-configured and optimized for entertainment network use. Layer 2 and 3 management features are enabled and configured through the front panel interface and the free, Pathport Manager software tools.

 

Watch this YouTube video to see Robert Bell demonstrate the VIA12's rapid ring failover in action

 

November 2013:  We have identified a bug that affects the VIA12 boot up routine.  We STRONGLY recommend upgrading to the latest firmware.  See this page for more details and instructions.

 

     3.5.1.0 Firmware
      Data Sheet
        Manual
    VIA Specification
     Drawing (dwg)

     Requirements for

SFP Fiber Connectors


FEATURES

 

  • Silent operation: fanless, convection cooled design

  • Illuminated LCD display and rotary encoder for setting and displaying switch and port properties

  • Global properties editable from front panel interface: IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, VLAN configuration, ring protection, link speed, PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) allocation

  • Properties displayed by front panel interface: Switch Name, Port Name, PoE usage, Serial Number, MAC address, firmware version, connected Pathports, link status

  • Supports Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (rapid ring failure detection and correction) (video here )

  • Hardware supports Audio Visual Bridge (AVB) (software support required - for future release)

  • Ten Ethercon RJ45 copper ports on front panel

  • Two Ethercon RJ45 copper ports on rear panel

  • All copper ports support 10/100/1000 Mbit speeds

  • Two mini-GBIC ports on rear panel, for SFP fiber or copper modules (by others)

  • SD Card slot on rear, for switch configuration archiving and restoration

  • With auxiliary power supply, up to Class 3 PoE available on all copper ports

  • Wide range input power supply accommodates all countries mains voltage and frequency

  • Rugged 1 RU high aluminum housing fits 19” rack

  • Ships with rack-ears standard

  • Suitable for desktop operation

  • Wall and truss or pipe-mount adaptors available as accessories

  • Advanced configuration and firmware upgrades performed with Pathport Manager software

 

Specifications

 

  •  85-250VAC wide-ranging power input

  • Operating Conditions:  0-50°C, 10-90% relative   humidity, non-condensing

  • 17 x 7 x 1.7 in (432 x 152 x 40mm)

  • 5.2 lb (2.4 kg)

  • Shipping Wt: 8.0 lb (3.6 kg)

 

Standards Compliance

 

  • IEEE 802.3af—Power over Ethernet (with external power supply)

  • CE

  • RoHS 2002/95/EC

 

 

Model
 Description
 674012 port + 1 Gigabit Network Switch with front mounted RJ45 Ethercon
  Accessories
 9002 Wall Mount Adaptor
 9003 Truss Mount Adaptor
 7948-100
 Auxiliary PoE Power Supply, 100W