Fast Networking Made Easy
With data transfer speeds of up to 200 Mbps at full duplex, these switches are ideal for quick file transfers, online gaming and smooth streaming media. They feature easy-to-access Ethernet ports with LED indicators per port to easily distinguish link status. Auto MDI/MDIX crossover makes connection a cinch; just plug in your cables and you’re ready to go.
Economical, Plug-and-play Networking Switch
The DES-1008C 10/100 Mbps Unmanaged Switch is an economical, plug-and-play networking switch for SOHO and small and medium businesses wanting to benefit from the increased bandwidth of Fast Ethernet. It gives you eight 10/100 Mbps ports that enable you to easily expand your network and provide a quick way to upgrade your network to fast connectivity.
The DES-1008C implements 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet, which saves energy and reduces heat automatically without sacrificing performance or functionality. It can detect when a connected computer is shut down or when there is no Ethernet traffic, and will put the port in standby mode, saving a substantial amount of power. In addition, the switch optimizes power usage for each port for the length of cable connected to it, using only as much power as is required. Both of these features work together to help you save power automatically.
Reliable Plug and Play Installation
The DES-1008C is a Plug-and-Play device that requires no configuration, so setup is simple and hassle-free, and you can easily connect multiple computers, share files, music, and video across your home or small office network, or even create a multiplayer gaming environment. 802.3x flow control on each port minimizes dropped packets when the port’s receiving buffer is full, giving you a more reliable connection for all of your connected devices.