Luxul AGS-1016 Av Series 16Port Rack Mount Switch - Dreamedia AV
Luxul AGS-1016 Av Series 16Port Rack Mount Switch - Dreamedia AV

Luxul AGS-1016 Av Series 16Port Rack Mount Switch

16-Port Gigabit Switch for Network Performance
$305.00
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Luxul AGS-1016 Av Series 16Port Rack Mount Switch

Elevate Your Digital Experience with the Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series

In the vibrant world of digital connectivity, where every millisecond counts and every connection matters, the Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series 16-Port Rack Mount Switch stands as a beacon of reliability and performance. Designed for the tech-savvy small business owner, the avid gamer hosting small gaming events, or the multimedia enthusiast craving for a seamless home theater system, this switch is the cornerstone of a sophisticated network.

Uncompromised Performance and Reliability

The Luxul AGS-1016 is engineered to deliver non-blocking and full-duplex performance, ensuring optimal network throughput and eliminating bottlenecks. With a substantial switching capacity of 32 Gbps, it's not just about connecting devices; it's about unleashing their potential. Imagine transferring large files, streaming 4K content, or engaging in high-stakes online gaming without a hint of lag – that's the promise of Luxul delivered.

  • Switching Capacity: 32 Gbps
  • Network Data Transfer Rate: Up to 2000Mbps (Full-duplex)
  • Packet Filtering/Forwarding Rate: Up to 1488000pps per Port

Design and Build – A Testament to Thoughtful Engineering

The AGS-1016’s fanless design ensures silent operation, making it a perfect fit for noise-sensitive environments like recording studios or residential living spaces. Its standard 19” rack-mount enclosure allows for a clean and organized integration into AV rack systems, preserving the aesthetics of your setup while bolstering its functionality.

  • Dimensions: 17.3" L x 8.25" W x 1.75" H
  • Weight: 4.1 lbs
  • Operation: Fanless for Silent Operation
  • Rack-Mount: Standard 19” Rack-Mount Enclosure

Ease of Use – Simplicity at its Finest

With plug-and-play installation, the Luxul AGS-1016 doesn't require a network guru to get it up and running. It's an unmanaged switch, meaning it automates the complexities of network configurations. This frees you to focus on what matters most – your business, your gaming, and your digital entertainment.

  • Plug-and-Play Installation: Yes
  • Auto Uplink (MDI/MDI-X): Yes
  • Front Facing LEDs: User-selectable blue/green colors

Smart Features for a Sophisticated Network

The AGS-1016 boasts user-selectable front-facing LEDs, allowing for easy system monitoring and a touch of customization with blue or green hues. ProWatch compatibility elevates the switch to a new level of convenience, enabling remote monitoring and control for peace of mind even when you're away from the premises.

  • LEDs: User Selectable Green or Blue Front facing LEDs
  • ProWatch Compatibility: Yes

Future-Proof Your Network

In a world where technology evolves at breakneck speeds, the Luxul AGS-1016 offers a future-proof solution with its Gigabit speeds – ten times the performance of Fast Ethernet. This switch not only meets the current demands of high-bandwidth applications but also ensures that your network is ready for tomorrow's innovations.

  • Supported Ethernet Speeds: 10 Base-T, 100 Base-TX, 1000Base-T

A Brand Synonymous with Quality

Luxul is renowned for its commitment to quality and dependability, and the AGS-1016 is no exception. With a 3-year limited warranty and certifications including CE, FCC, and RoHS, you can rest assured that you're investing in a product that meets rigorous standards and is backed by a brand that stands behind its offerings.

  • Warranty: 3-Year Limited
  • Certifications: CE, FCC, RoHS

Contents – Everything You Need

The package includes everything you need to get started: the 16-Port Gigabit Switch, a power cord, a quick install guide, and mounting hardware. It’s a complete solution that’s ready to go right out of the box.

  • Contents: 16-Port Gigabit Switch, Power Cord, Quick Install Guide, Mounting Hardware

Ideal for Various Applications

Whether you're expanding a wired network, setting up VoIP, running multimedia applications, or creating the ultimate gaming environment, the Luxul AGS-1016 is versatile enough to meet a wide range of needs. It can even set up a dedicated network segment optimized for specific applications like VoIP, video, security, or gaming, ensuring streamlined performance.

Overcoming Objections

You might wonder if an unmanaged switch can handle the complexities of your network. The Luxul AGS-1016 is designed to work seamlessly within any setup, automatically optimizing and managing data traffic to ensure smooth operation. Its robust build and high-quality components mean that it's not just a solution, but a reliable backbone for your network infrastructure.

Bringing It All Together

The Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series 16-Port Rack Mount Switch is more than a piece of technology; it's a gateway to a world of uninterrupted digital experiences. With its blend of performance, ease of use, and future-proof capabilities, it’s an investment that pays dividends in the form of reliable connectivity and the peace of mind that comes with it.

Dreamedia is here to help you make the most of this exceptional product. Our team of experts can assist in designing a home theater system that integrates the Luxul AGS-1016, ensuring that your setup is optimized for the best performance. With Dreamedia, you're not just purchasing a switch; you're unlocking the full potential of your digital world.

Our Review

Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series 16-Port Rack Mount Switch Review

Introduction

Network switches are the backbone of modern digital connectivity, particularly in business environments where reliable data transfer is critical. The Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series 16-Port Rack Mount Switch is tailored to meet the needs of small to mid-sized businesses that require robust networking capabilities. This review will delve into the various aspects of the Luxul AGS-1016, shedding light on its design, features, performance, and overall value proposition.

Design

At first glance, the Luxul AGS-1016 boasts a sleek, industrial design that would seamlessly fit into any server room or AV rack system. The standard 19” rack-mount enclosure ensures it can be easily integrated into existing setups, providing a clean and organized installation.

Build Quality

Constructed with durability in mind, the Luxul AGS-1016's metal housing suggests it can withstand the rigors of constant operation typical in business environments. The switch is built to sustain long-term usage while maintaining its performance integrity, a crucial factor for network hardware.

Form Factor

With dimensions of 17.3" L x 8.25" W x 1.75" H and a weight of 4.1 lbs, the Luxul AGS-1016 is relatively compact and lightweight for a 16-port switch. This compact form factor is advantageous for businesses with limited space, allowing for efficient utilization of rack real estate.

Features

The technical specifications of the Luxul AGS-1016 align with the demands of a high-speed, modern network. The unmanaged, plug-and-play setup is invaluable for businesses looking for a straightforward networking solution without the complexity of additional configuration.

Connectivity

Each of the 16 RJ-45 ports provides Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, essential for bandwidth-intensive tasks. The non-blocking and full-duplex operation ensures that each port can operate at maximum capacity without network slowdowns, critical for maintaining optimal performance.

Network Management

ProWatch compatibility is a standout feature for remote monitoring and management, offering administrators the ability to oversee network health and respond to issues proactively. The customizability of the LED indicators, with user-selectable green or blue colors, assists with quick visual diagnostics and system checks.

Eco-Friendly and Safety Certifications

The adherence to CE, FCC, and RoHS standards not only ensures the device’s safety and reliability but also its environmental friendliness, an often-overlooked aspect of networking equipment.

Performance

The switch's 32Gbps switching capacity and 32Gbps switch fabric are indicative of its ability to handle substantial data throughput. These specifications suggest that the switch is more than capable of supporting simultaneous high-speed data transfers, which is pivotal for businesses with heavy network traffic.

Network Optimization

The ability to set up dedicated networks for VoIP, video, security, or gaming applications is a significant benefit. It allows for the segmentation of traffic, ensuring that critical services receive the bandwidth and priority they require without being impeded by other network activities.

Silent Operation

The fanless design of the Luxul AGS-1016 is a remarkable feature, offering silent operation. This is particularly beneficial in environments such as recording studios or offices where noise levels are a concern.

Installation and Setup

The plug-and-play nature of the Luxul AGS-1016 ensures a hassle-free setup, allowing businesses to expand their networks quickly. However, the dealer-distribution model might pose a challenge for end users who prefer to manage their purchases and installations directly.

User Experience

The simplicity of the unmanaged switch will appeal to users who want a network that just works without the need for constant tweaking. Nevertheless, businesses requiring more granular control over their network may find the lack of managed features limiting.

Pros and Cons

The Luxul AGS-1016 shines with its silent operation, robust build, and ease of use, making it an excellent choice for its target market. However, its suitability for small to mid-sized businesses might not extend to larger enterprises that might require more advanced features and scalability.

Use Cases

The switch is ideal for businesses that need a dependable network for day-to-day operations, specialized applications, or events requiring high-speed connectivity. For larger businesses or those needing advanced network management, alternative enterprise-level solutions would be more appropriate.

Final Thoughts

The Luxul AGS-1016 AV Series 16-Port Rack Mount Switch presents a compelling option for businesses seeking a reliable, high-performance network backbone. While it may not be the perfect fit for every scenario, its strengths in silent operation, ease of installation, and ProWatch compatibility make it a strong contender in its market segment.

Specifications

General Specifications

  • Product Name: Luxul AGS-1016 Av Series 16Port Rack Mount Switch
  • Model: AGS-1016
  • Brand: Luxul
  • Ports: 16 Gigabit RJ45 Ports
  • Switching Capacity: 32 Gbps
  • MAC Address Table: 8K
  • Interface: RJ-45
  • Enclosure: Standard 19” Rack-Mount
  • Dimensions: 17.3" L x 8.25" W x 1.75" H (439.5 L x 209.5 W x 44.5 H mm)
  • Weight: 4.1 lbs (1.86 kg)
  • Power Consumption: Max 9.2W
  • Power Supply: Internal Switched Power, AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz input
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)
  • Certifications: CE, FCC, RoHS
  • Warranty: 3-Year Limited

Network Specifications

  • Supported Ethernet Standards: 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab
  • Supported Ethernet Speeds: 10 Base-T, 100 Base-TX, 1000Base-T
  • Cable Recognition: Supports straight-through or crossover cables
  • Packet Filtering/Forwarding Rate: 10Mbps
  • Network Data Transfer Rate: Ethernet
  • Transmission Method: Store-and-Forward
  • Layer Supported: 2
  • Manageable: No

Features

  • Rear Panel Ports: Yes
  • Front Facing LEDs: User-selectable blue/green colors
  • Plug-and-Play Installation: Yes
  • Ideal for AV Rack Solutions: Yes
  • Fanless Design: Yes
  • Auto Uplink (MDI/MDI-X): Yes
  • ProWatch Compatibility: Yes

Contents

  • 16-Port Gigabit Switch: 1
  • Power Cord: 1
  • Quick Install Guide: 1
  • Mounting Hardware: Included

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