8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch


The DGS-1008A 8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch is a cost-effective solution that features D-Link Green Technology-providing energy savings, reduced heat, and a longer product life without sacrificing performance or functionality. Along with 8 provided Gigabit ports, simple setup helps quickly expand your network and upgrade to Gigabit connectivity. 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 ready to accept Ethernet connections from any device, upgrading them 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 8 Ethernet ports. Not only does it offer advanced features that improve performance, it also cuts costs by lowering power usage while simultaneously upgrading your network bandwidth to Gigabit speeds. 8 ports enables you to add more devices to your network without ever having to worry about availability. This switch 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 possible performance.

General features

Device Interfaces
• 8 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN ports
LED Indicators 
• Per port: Link/Activity/Speed 
• Per device: Power
• 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 9,216 Byte Jumbo Frames
• Supports IEEE 802.1p QoS (4 Queues, Strict Mode)
Media Interface Exchange 
• Auto MDI/MDIX adjustment for all ports
Data Transfer Rates 
• 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 
• 4K
MAC Address Learning 
• Automatic Update
Maximum 64-byte Max.packet Forwarding Rate
• 11.9 Mpps
RAM Buffer 
• 192 KB per device
Physical Parameters
• 130 x 79 x 22 mm 
• 130 grams
• 5 V/1 A Power Adapter
Power Consumption 
• Power On (Standby): AC input: 0.4 watts
• Maximum: DC input: AC input: 2.55 watts
• Operating: 0 to 40 В°C
• Storage: -10 to 70 В°C
• Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing 
• Storage: 5% to 90% non-condensing
• 1,046,811 hours
• CE class B
• FCC class B
• ICES-003 Class B
• Anatel
• VCCI class B


Order info

DGS-1008A/E1  8-Port Gigabit Easy Desktop Switch


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