8-Port Gigabit Switch
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The DGS-1008A 8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch is a cost-effective solution that features D-Link’s Green Technology-providing energy savings, reduced heat, and a longer product life without sacrificing performance or functionality. It provides eight Gigabit ports and simple setup lets you expand your network for a quick upgrade to Gigabit connectivity. Lastly, its compact size and simple design give you the freedom to place it in any environment.
Compact and Easy to Set Up
Featuring a clean, understated design, the DGS-1008A 8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch is light, compact, and fits into any decor. Simply plug in the power adapter and it’s ready to accept Ethernet connections from any device to upgrade to Gigabit speeds. Setup is so simple, no complex configurations are required!
Cost-effective Solution
The D-Link DGS-1008A 8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch is a cost-effective solution that provides network connectivity to users via eight Ethernet ports. Not only does it offer advanced features that improve performance, it also cuts costs by using less power while upgrading your network bandwidth to Gigabit speeds. The provision for eight ports lets you add more devices to your network without worrying about availability. This series simply offers
the best performance and value at its price point.
Advanced Features
The DGS-1008A 8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch supports 802.3 Energy-Efficient Ethernet to help you cut power usage by automatically powering down ports that have no data activity, adding up to more savings on your electricity bill. Also featuring 802.1p Quality of Service (QoS), the DGS-1008A lets you prioritize traffic by type so that streaming media such as network telephony (VoIP) stays smooth when you need it. Other scenarios such as online gaming or digital video streaming can also be prioritized in order of importance for the best performance possible.

General features

Device Interfaces 
• Eight 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN ports
• IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet (twisted-pair copper)
• IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet (twisted-pair copper)
• IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (twisted-pair copper)
• ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay auto-negotiation
• IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
• IEEE 802.3az Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
Advanced Features
• Green Ethernet
• 16 Gbps switching fabric
• Auto MDI/MDIX crossover for all ports
• Secure store-and-forward switching scheme
• Full/half-duplex for Ethernet/Fast Ethernet speeds
• IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
• Supports 9,720 bytes Jumbo Frames
• Supports IEEE 802.1p QoS (4 Queues, Strict Mode)
• Supports Cable Diagnostics Function
Data Transfer Rates
• Ethernet:
  10 Mbps (half duplex)
  20 Mbps (full duplex)
• Fast Ethernet:
  100 Mbps (half duplex)
  200 Mbps (full duplex)
• Gigabit Ethernet:
  2000 Mbps (full duplex)
Transmission Method 
• Store-and-forward
MAC Address Table 
• 4 K
MAC Address Learning 
• Automatic Update
Packet Filtering/Forwarding Rates 
• Ethernet: 14,880 pps per port
• Fast Ethernet: 148,800 pps per port
• Gigabit Ethernet: 1,488,000 pps per port
RAM Buffer 
• 192 KB per device
LED Indicators 
• Per port: Link/Activity/Speed
• Per device: Power
Media Interface Exchange 
• Auto MDI/MDIX adjustment for all ports
• 130 x 79 x 22 mm (5.12 x 3.11 x 0.87 inches)
• 130 grams
• 5 V/1 A Power Adapter
Power Consumption 
• Power On (Standby): AC input: 0.7 watts 
• Maximum: AC input: 4.8 watts
• Operating: 0 to 40 °C
• Storage: -10 to 70 °C
• Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing 
• Storage: 5% to 90% non-condensing
• 1,061,267 hours
• CE class B
• FCC class B
• ICES-003 Class B
• VCCI class B
• Anatel
• cUL


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DGS-1008A   8-Port Gigabit Switch


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