Netgear ProSafe GS105
Released August, 2003
The Pros:Cool running even on an active network. Completely silent, no moving parts or fans. Very fast, runs true to Gigabit standards.
The Cons:Pre-assigned IP address is a bit awkward to work with.
The Netgear ProSafe GS105 is a 5-port Gigabit switch featuring a 60% lower power consumption rate, courtesy of Netgear Green technology. It utilizes an auto-switching Ethernet connection to seamlessly integrate 10BASE-T Ethernet, 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet, and 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet devices without sacrificing performance.
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Plus the AutoUplink technology automatically makes the proper adjustments for different types of network cabling. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh operating systems, the GS105 Gigabit switch relies on Plug-and-Play installation, and includes easy-to-read LEDs so users can monitor network connectivity, network speed, and network activity.
- 5-Port Gigabit Switch
- Netgear Green Technology
- Auto-Switching Ethernet Technology
- AutoUplink Technology
- Windows/Macintosh Compatibility
- Plug-n-Play Installation
- Easy-to-Read LEDs
- Auto Power-Down Mode
- Compact Metal Case
- Desktop/Wall Mountable
- Ports: 5 10/100/1000 Auto-Sending UTP
- Forwarding: 128KB on-chip packet buffering
- Mac Address Database: 4000
- Jumbo Frame: Up to 9720 bytes
- Compatibility: Win/Mac
- Warranty: Lifetime
- Model #s: GS105NA, GS105GE, GS105UK, GS105AU, GS105A-300JPS
User Reviews (1)
cool running even on an active network
completely silent, no moving parts or fans
very fast, runs true to Gigabit standards
compact design fits into available space, don't have to plan ahead when setting up
reliable operation 24/7 for years on end
setup is generally easy as long as there are no subnet conflict issues, which there usually aren't
has lots of enterprise-level features for security and streaming
pre-assigned IP address is a bit awkward to work with
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