Large scale communication installations require State-of-the-Art equipment. The 1094xB series provides the systems professional with an uncompromising combination of high performance and high reliability switching elements coupled together for performance (DC-18GHz available). Standard redundant power supplies plus redundant system control interfaces deliver the ultimate in system reliability for critical applications. Compact and high performance, the Series 1094xB provides cost effective, flexible switching capacity for smaller installations, providing 4 channels of A/B (primary or backup) switching. It is also provides both 1:1 or 1:4 modes. The 1:1 mode provides individual control of each transfer relay while the 1:4 mode controls all four transfer sections at the same time.
Complete control and status of the unit is available at both
the front panel controls or the dual remote interface. Also
provided with the unit is a direct TTL alarm input connector for direct channel selection and an 8-bit driver port for controlling external devices. The unit is available with dual serial ports with provision for the user to self-configure the serial mode of the individual ports (RS-232C, RS-422A or RS-485), or also available with a single serial port plus Ethernet (10/100BaseT).
The control command protocol for the 10948B is simple and streamlined,yet powerful and comprehensive for a switch of its size. All commands are standard ASCII strings.