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About rotary switches:

AB DB25 Mechanical Switch

Rotary switches have limitations: they don't do keyboard or mouse emulation (you may have to reboot attached PCs after switching); they may cause ghosting if used for hi-res video; their friction contacts generate static that can damage peripherals or void your printer warranty; and they wear out after repeated switching.

For most switching applications we recommend an automatic switch with static-free solid-state electronic switching, data flow detection and connection spoofing. Ask your Lex Tec representative for assistance in determining the best switch for your requirements.

TopD-Subminiature Switches


2x1 DB9 Mechanical Switch DB9 mechanical rotary switches
Allows switching of serial signals. Ideal for sharing serial printers, modems or other peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
9D12 2x1 AB DB9 rotary switch for serial mouse/modem
9D14 4x1 ABCD DB9 rotary switch for serial mouse/modem

AB DB15 Mechanical Switch DB15 (2-row) mechanical rotary switches
Allows switching of serial signals. Ideal for sharing serial peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
15D12 2x1 AB DB15 (2-row) rotary switch
15D14 4x1 ABCD DB15 (2-row) rotary switch

AB HD15 Mechanical Switch HD15 (3-row) VGA mechanical rotary switches
Allows switching of low-res VGA signals. Ideal for test benches.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
15HD12 2x1 AB HD15 (3-row VGA type) rotary switch
15HD14 4x1 ABCD HD15 (3-row VGA type) rotary switch

 
AB DB25 Mechanical Switch DB25 mechanical rotary switches  
Allows switching of serial or parallel signals. Ideal for sharing printers, modems or other peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
25D12 2x1 AB DB25 rotary switch for modems/printers
25D14 4x1 ABCD DB25 rotary switch for modems/printers
25D15 5x1 ABCDE DB25 rotary switch for modems/printers
25D22 2x2 ABab DB25 crossover switch for modems/printers
25D23 2x3 ABab DB25 crossover switch for modems/printers
 

 
AB DB37 Mechanical Switch DB37 mechanical rotary switches  
Allows switching of RS-449 signals. Ideal for sharing peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
37D12 2x1 AB DB37 rotary switch for RS-449
37D14 4x1 ABCD DB37 rotary switch for RS-449
 

 

TopCentronics Switches

 

 
ABab Centronics Rotary Switch Centronics mechanical rotary switches  
Allows switching of parallel signals. Ideal for sharing printers or other peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
36C22 2x2 AB Centronics 36-pin rotary switch for printers
 

 

TopModular Telephone Switches

 

 
2x1 RJ12 Rotary Switch RJ11 6P6C mechanical rotary switches  
Allows switching of serial or parallel signals. Ideal for sharing printers, modems or other peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
12RJ12 2x1 AB RJ12 rotary switch for phone/fax/modem
14RJ12 4x1 ABCD RJ12 rotary switch for phone/fax/modem
 

 
AB RJ45 Mechanical Switch RJ45 8-pos mechanical rotary switches  
Allows switching of serial or parallel signals. Ideal for sharing printers, modems or other peripherals where bi-directional data transfer is required.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
12RJ45 2x1 AB RJ45 rotary switch for phone/fax/modem
14RJ45 4x1 ABCD RJ45 rotary switch for phone/fax/modem
 

 

TopDIN / Combo Switches

 

 
Din5 HD15 Rotary Switch DIN5 /HD15 mechanical rotary switches  
Ideal for peripheral sharing and test bench operation.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
15HD5D12 2x1 AB HD15/DIN5 rotary switch for VGA/keyboard
15HD5D14 4x1 ABCD HD15/DIN5 rotary switch for VGA/keyboard
 

 
Mini DIN8 Mechanical Switch Mini-DIN8 mechanical rotary switches  
Ideal for peripheral sharing and test bench operation. Suitable for legacy Macintosh computers and peripherals.
  • rotary action
  • heavy duty metal chassis
  • transparent operation
  • all wires switched
 
8MD12 2x1 AB MD8 rotary switch, for Macintosh
8MD14 4x1 ABCD MD8 rotary switch, for Macintosh
 
Rotary switches ship from our Markham - Toronto Ontario warehouse  

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