Tailored for AV industry
Ideal for fixed installations
Ultimate link redundancy
With or without PoE+
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Same technology, different applications.
The GigaCore 26i has considerably more ports then all its predecessors in the GigaCore range. This high port density switch (24x RJ45 and 6x SFP) is designed to offer more capacity for large system integrations such as theaters, concert halls, convention centers, sports arenas, studios, cruise ships, theme parks, hotels, houses of worship and other fixed installations.
When distance matters: Fiber to the rescue.
The GigaCore 26i provides users with six SFP cages for Fiber connectivity. Just connect a multimode or single mode Fiber transceiver to each cage and it will enable you to cover greater distances with a total link immunity up to 10km!
The GigaCore 26i is a Gigabit Ethernet switch providing a budget friendly solution when port density matters. The unit comes with all the advanced functionalities of the GigaCore Ethernet switches range, in a fully AV-installation oriented package. The unit offers 26 Gigabit ports that are all connected on the front panel. Each port on the switch will have coloured mode led indications which will indicate different properties of the port such as: PoE, redundancy and group membership.
- Most suitable applications: Fixed installations
- RLinkX (Link redundancy): Yes
- Groups (VLAN segmentation): Yes
- MultiLinkX (Link aggregation): Yes
- Profile manager: Yes
- Memory: 4Mb
- MAC address table:
- Address learning / Aging: Self learning, Auto aging
- Switching throughput: 52Gbps
- Jumbo frames: MTU up to 9600
- IGMP support: Yes (V1/V2/V3)
- IGMP snooping: Yes, enabled by default
- Port sensing: Auto negotiation
- Auto crossover: MDI / MDIX
- Auto sensing: Full or Half Duplex (Gigabit is Full Duplex)
- Ethernet connectivity: 24 x RJ45 connectors (incl. 4x dual media on ports 21-24)
- Fiber connectivity: 6 x SFP cages (incl. 4x dual media on ports 21-24)
- Ethernet port speed: 1Gbps
- Serial: 1 x serial RJ45 console port
- Power connectivity:
- 1 x IEC inlet
- 1 x redundant power input on Molex Mini-Fit Junior 14 pin connector
- Power input: 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz
- Power consumption: Maximum 30W (maximum 430W with PoE Supply Unit)
- Fuse: None
- Backup power input: 12VDC / 2,5A
- Backup PoE power input: -54VDC / 6,5A
- PoE supply: Optional on front ports only (up to 370W)
- Supported protocols: Avnu AVB/MILAN, Dante©, RAVENNA/AES67©, Ethersound©, Q-SYS/Q-LAN, REAC©, sACN, ArtNet, MANet2, HogNet, RTTrPL (BlackTraX), IEEE 802.1p CoS (Class of Service), DiffServ (DSCP), PoE (802.3af) (optional), PoE+ (optional), IEEE 1588 PTP V2
- Sound protocol compliance: Yes (low jitter)
- Ethernet compliance: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x Flow Control, IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet
- Display and jog: None
- Configuration: Through the built-in web server
- Status LEDs:
- Global status LEDs: Device, power, PoE power, RLinkX and mode
- Port status LEDs: PoE, MultiLinkX, RLinkX, groups, link/activity and port speed
- Dark mode available
- Colored RGB LEDs: Yes
- Mounting: Rack
- Enclosure: Robust metal housing
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 482 x 270,3 x 44 mm (19" x 10,6" x 1,73")
- Weight: 4 kg
- Packaging: 545 x 420 x 80 mm (21,5" x 16,5" x 3,15")
- Operating temperature: 0 to +50 °C (non-PoE version), 0 to +40 °C (PoE version)
- Storage temperature: -10 to +70 °C
- Humidity (non condensing): 5 to 95% RH
- Noise level @1m:
- Max 22dBA (Ambient: 0 – 30°C)
- Max 33dBA (Ambient: 30 – 50°C)
- Max 22dBA (PoE <150W, Ambient: 0 – 30°C)
- Max 33dBA (PoE <150W, Ambient: 30 – 40°C)
- Max 33dBA (PoE <250W, Ambient: 0 – 40°C)
- Max 33dBA (PoE >250W, Ambient: 0 – 30°C)
- Max 37dBA (PoE >250W, Ambient: 30 – 40°C)
- Certificates/Approvals: cSGSus Mark, CE, CB certificate, RoHS
- Standards: IEC 60950-1, UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, FCC Part 15 CFR 47, CAN/ICES-003, EN 55022, EN 55024
- Product codes:
- LU 01 00052 (GigaCore 26i)
- LU 01 00052-POE (GigaCore 26i with PoE supply)
*Note: Luminex LCE operates a policy of continuous development. Luminex LCE reserves the right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this document above without prior notice. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Free software included
LumiNet Monitor is a free software pack that will increase the comfort of working with Luminex equipment and together with the easy-to-use web interface for GigaCore’s, it adds high value to your project monitoring and preparation.
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