TMB: ProPlex Gigabit Switches

by Michael Eddy
The ProPlex GBS Gigabit Ethernet switch from TMB
The ProPlex GBS Gigabit Ethernet switch from TMB

TMB has a range of ProPlex Gigabit Ethernet switches that are designed for portable entertainment production. Rugged and reconfigurable, the range of Gigabit Ethernet switches include managed and unmanaged Rack Mount units, as well as Mini Portable Mount units.

GBS configurable Gigabit switches are members of the ProPlex family of rugged, tour-grade data distribution systems.  ProPlex devices and cables offer a truly integrated, complete data management and networking solution. 

Rack Mount units are fully populated with movable port modules. Multiple combinations of auto-switching ports can be moved between front and rear panels for practical, gig-specific wiring.

Features of the ProPlex Gigabit Ethernet switches include:

  • Professional quality switches suitable for high-volume, multicast, video, audio, or lighting data.
  • Rack Mount and Portable Mount versions.
  • Reconfigurable. Any combination of Rack Mount unit’s data port modules can be moved between front and rear panels.
  • Optional fiber connectivity via 1 or 2 heavy-duty opticalCON QUAD connectors.
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports, auto-switching with tour-grade etherCON connectors.
  • Internal components shock-mounted for reliability.
  • Compatible with a wide range of entertainment-specific protocols, including ACN, Art-Net, CobraNet, ETCNet, Ethersound, and MA-Net.
  • Variable power input, 90-260 VAC, 50-60 Hz with powerCON connector.
  • Portable Mount GBS comes standard with pre-drilled, removable yoke for a variety of convenient mounting options.

Other products in the range include the 10GBS 10-Gigabit switch; EZ-LAN Managed Gigabit switches; IQ Ethernet-DMX Nodes; Opto-Splitter data splitters; SceneSwitch 8 DMX/A/B switcher, ProPlex Software; ProPlex DMX, Ethernet, and Fibre cables, and much more.

Built for extreme conditions with shock-mounted circuitry and advanced thermal management, ProPlex Data Distribution Devices are available in Rack Mount, Portable Mount, Mini, Micro, DIN Rail, and IP Rated formats of various sizes. 

TMB is the exclusive distributor for ProPlex Data Distribution systems.

Further information on TMB’s Control and Data products: tmb.com/control-data