Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 Poe+ Gb Managed Switch - Dreamedia AV
Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 Poe+ Gb Managed Switch - Dreamedia AV
Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 Poe+ Gb Managed Switch - Dreamedia AV

Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 Poe+ Gb Managed Switch

26-port managed switch with PoE+ and network control
$1,415.00
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Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 Poe+ Gb Managed Switch

Unleash the Full Potential of Your Network

Imagine a powerhouse at the heart of your network setup, one that not only fuels the devices connected to it but also ensures they operate at peak performance. The Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 PoE+ Gigabit Managed Switch is that central force. Designed to meet the demands of VoIP systems, IP cameras, Wireless Access Points, and AV rack systems, this switch is the foundation upon which reliable and high-performing networks are built.

High-Performance Networking

The Luxul AMS-2624P is engineered with a non-blocking and full-duplex switching capacity of 52Gbps. This means data flows freely and at maximum speed, ensuring that your network can handle the most data-intensive tasks without breaking a sweat. Whether you're streaming 4K video, participating in a high-stakes online gaming session, or transferring large files within your network, the AMS-2624P keeps the data flowing fast and uninterrupted.

Power Over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)

With 24 PoE+ ports, this switch can power a multitude of devices with a generous power budget of 250 watts. Say goodbye to the clutter of power cables and embrace a cleaner, more organized space. Each port offers surge protection, safeguarding your valuable equipment from electrical spikes and surges, ensuring peace of mind and a secure operating environment.

Intuitive Management

For those who demand control and customization, the Luxul AMS-2624P offers an intuitive management interface. This allows you to easily configure settings, monitor network performance, and troubleshoot with ease. The switch's advanced management capabilities, including port-based authentication, VLAN, QoS, and Layer 3 static routing, ensure that your network is not only efficient but secure as well.

Quiet Operation

The variable speed fans built into the AMS-2624P adjust to the temperature of the system, ensuring quiet operation. This feature is especially beneficial in environments where noise levels are a concern, such as recording studios or home theaters. The peace and quiet that this switch brings to your environment is just as valuable as its performance.

Design and Build

Housed in a standard 19” rack-mount form factor, the Luxul AMS-2624P is a perfect fit for any standard AV rack system. Its robust, metallic build is designed to withstand the rigors of continuous operation, while the user-selectable LED colors (green or blue) provide a touch of personalization to your setup.

Advanced Features

  • Port-based authentication ensures secure access to your network.
  • Non-blocking and full-duplex switching enables efficient data transfer.
  • Intuitive management simplifies setup and maintenance.
  • User-selectable LED colors allow customization of the aesthetic.
  • Variable speed fans minimize noise for a quiet operation.
  • RJ45 port surge protection guards against electrical surges.

Ensuring Compatibility and Future-Proofing Your Network

The Luxul AMS-2624P is designed to work seamlessly with a wide range of devices. It's equipped with RJ45 ports for Cat.5, Cat.5e, or Cat.6 UTP/STP cables, ensuring compatibility with legacy equipment while also future-proofing your network with gigabit speeds. The switch's auto-detection of Ethernet cable types further simplifies installation and setup.

Networking Standards

Adhering to a host of networking standards, including IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, and IEEE 802.3ab, the Luxul AMS-2624P ensures broad compatibility and interoperability with other network devices. This compliance with industry standards means that you can integrate the switch into your network with confidence, knowing it will work well with your existing equipment.

Unparalleled Network Management

The Luxul AMS-2624P's advanced VLAN and QoS support streamline network traffic, ensuring high-priority tasks get the bandwidth they need. This is crucial for applications that demand low-latency and high-performance, like VoIP calls or video conferencing. Layer 3 static routing capability also allows for efficient routing of traffic between VLANs, optimizing the flow of data across your network.

Ideal for Various Applications

This switch is not just a fit for IT professionals; it's versatile enough for various applications, making it a great choice for:

  • Home Theater Systems: Power and connect all your AV equipment with ease.
  • Small to Medium Businesses: Support your business operations with a reliable network backbone.
  • Security Systems: Connect and power multiple IP cameras for a comprehensive security setup.

A Commitment to Quality

The Luxul AMS-2624P is built with the highest standards of quality in mind. It's backed by certifications such as FCC, IC, CE-EMC, CE-LVD, and RoHS, ensuring that you are getting a product that not only performs well but also meets strict regulatory standards.

Dreamedia's Expertise

At Dreamedia, we understand the importance of a solid network infrastructure to support your home theater or professional setup. That's why we are proud to offer the Luxul AMS-2624P as part of our product lineup. Our team is available to design and integrate a home theater system that maximizes the capabilities of the AMS-2624P, ensuring that you get the best possible experience.

Final Thoughts

The Luxul AMS-2624P is more than just a switch; it's the backbone of your network, the silent guardian of your digital world. It offers the performance, power, and control needed to keep your network running smoothly, quietly, and efficiently. With Dreamedia's expertise, integrating this switch into your home theater or business network will elevate your digital experience to new heights.

Contact Dreamedia

Interested in learning more about how the Luxul AMS-2624P can transform your network? Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you design a system that's tailored to your unique needs. We're here to ensure that your network is not just functional but extraordinary.

Our Review

Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 PoE+ Gb Managed Switch Review

Introduction

In the realm of home networking, the demands for more robust, reliable, and feature-rich systems are ever-increasing. As homes and small businesses integrate a growing number of connected devices, from smart home gadgets to professional-grade IP cameras, the role of managed switches has become crucial. The Luxul AMS-2624P 26 Port / 24 PoE+ Gb Managed Switch promises to address these needs with its advanced features and power capabilities. Let's delve into what this piece of equipment offers and how it stands up to the rigors of an advanced network setup.

Design and Build Quality

The Luxul AMS-2624P presents a professional look with its standard 19” rack-mount form factor, fitting seamlessly into an AV rack system or network closet. The build quality appears solid, a reassuring factor for equipment that will be a central node in your network infrastructure.

A unique feature is the user-selectable front-facing LEDs, which allow for a degree of personalization not commonly found in networking hardware. Blue or green, the choice is yours, and it's a small but appreciated touch. Furthermore, variable speed fans have been included in the design to reduce operational noise, an essential consideration for switches mounted in quiet environments.

Port Configuration and Layout

The port configuration is generous, with 24 Gigabit RJ45 ports supporting 802.3af/at PoE+, capable of delivering power and data over a single cable to devices such as VoIP phones, IP cameras, and wireless access points. The addition of 2 Gigabit RJ-45/SFP combo uplink ports offers flexibility for network expansions and integration with additional networking hardware.

The inclusion of surge protection for individual ports is a significant feature, protecting the network infrastructure from voltage spikes that could potentially cause damage to connected devices and the switch itself.

Features and Functionality

With a substantial 250-watt power budget, the Luxul AMS-2624P is well-equipped to handle numerous PoE devices without breaking a sweat. This is particularly important for users with multiple high-powered devices that require a reliable power source.

The intuitive management interface is a boon for both experienced network administrators and novices alike, simplifying the process of configuring and monitoring the network. VLAN support is a critical feature for segmenting traffic, improving performance, and enhancing security. Quality of Service (QoS) ensures that essential data, such as VoIP traffic, is prioritized, maintaining quality and reliability.

Layer 3 static routing capability is a notable inclusion, typically reserved for higher-end switches. This feature allows the switch to route traffic between different IP subnets, improving network efficiency and reducing the load on your router.

Security and Network Optimization

The switch's port-based authentication enhances security by ensuring that only authorized devices can connect to the network. Advanced VLAN capabilities allow for strict separation of data streams, an essential feature in environments where network security is paramount.

QoS features go beyond simple traffic prioritization, offering detailed control over data flow, which is crucial for optimizing the performance of applications like video conferencing and streaming media.

Performance

The AMS-2624P boasts a switching capacity of 52Gbps, which translates to ample bandwidth for all connected devices, ensuring that data flows quickly and efficiently. Non-blocking and full-duplex switching capabilities mean that the switch can handle simultaneous data streams without congestion, maintaining maximum throughput.

The managed switch capabilities of the Luxul AMS-2624P offer sophisticated control over network traffic, allowing for fine-tuning that can improve overall network performance and stability.

Suitability and Integration

This switch is particularly well-suited for environments where a variety of PoE devices are in play. Its ability to integrate into VoIP, IP camera setups, wireless access points, and AV rack systems makes it a versatile player in any sophisticated network.

The rack-mountable design ensures that it can be easily incorporated into existing network installations, and its compatibility with other network devices is a strong point, thanks to its adherence to network standards.

Reliability and Support

While the Luxul AMS-2624P has many strengths, it's important to consider the reported reliability issues that some users have experienced after the warranty period. These reports raise concerns about the long-term durability of the product, which is an essential factor for a device that is central to network infrastructure.

Feedback on Luxul’s customer support is mixed, with some users reporting positive experiences while others have faced challenges. This inconsistency is worth noting for potential buyers who may rely on customer support for assistance.

Warranty and Service Considerations

The warranty provided by Luxul is fairly standard, but it's the post-warranty period that has drawn some attention due to reports of failures. The return policy, with its restocking fee, may also give pause to potential buyers who value flexible return options.

Final Thoughts

The Luxul AMS-2624P is a feature-rich managed switch that offers a lot of power and functionality for advanced home networks and small businesses. Its design, PoE+ capabilities, and management features are impressive, offering the potential for a well-optimized and secure network.

However, the concerns about reliability after the warranty period and the mixed feedback on customer support should be weighed carefully. Potential buyers should consider their specific needs and the importance of long-term reliability when evaluating this switch. In environments where uptime is critical, additional research or extended warranty options might be advisable.

For those who can navigate the potential post-warranty issues, the Luxul AMS-2624P could be a powerful addition to their network, offering the capabilities needed to support a growing array of networked devices and applications.

Specifications

General

  • Brand: Luxul
  • Model: AMS-2624P
  • Series: AV Series
  • Form Factor: Standard 19” Rack-mount
  • Weight: 5.95 lbs (2.7 kg)
  • Dimensions: 17.3" L x 8.25" W x 1.75" H (439.5 L x 209.55 W x 44.5 H mm)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)
  • Certifications: FCC, IC, CE-EMC, CE-LVD, and RoHS

Ports & Interfaces

  • Total Number of Network Ports: 26
  • Number of PoE+ Ports: 24
  • Uplink Ports: 2 Gigabit RJ-45
  • Shared SFP Slot: Yes
  • Number of SFP Slots: 2
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details: 24 x Gigabit Ethernet Network, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Uplink, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

Performance

  • Switching Capacity: 52Gbps (non-blocking and full-duplex)
  • Layer Supported: 3
  • Network Data Transfer Rate: Ethernet

Power

  • Power Source: Power Supply
  • Power Budget: 250W
  • Max Power Consumption: 337W
  • Surge Protection: RJ45 ports

Networking

  • PoE Standard: 802.3af/at-compliant
  • Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology: 1000Base-T, 1000Base-X
  • Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair, Optical Fiber

Management & Protocols

  • Manageable: Yes
  • Authentication: Port-based
  • VLAN Capabilities: 802.1Q max 4094 VIDs & VLAN Trunking, Supports 1 Management VLAN
  • Quality of Service (QoS): 4 Queues per port, Priority Queues, Queue handling
  • Advanced Management Capabilities: Yes
  • Security Capabilities: Yes
  • Layer 3 Static Routing: Yes

Physical Characteristics

  • LED Indicators: User selectable Green or Blue front-facing LEDs
  • Fan: Variable speed fans for quiet operation

Standards

  • Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3af, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1P, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1X

Cable

  • Interface Type: RJ-45
  • 10 Base-T: Cat.5 UTP /STP
  • 100 Base-TX: Cat.5 UTP /STP
  • 1000Base-T: Cat.5, Cat.5e or Cat.6 UTP/STP
  • Ethernet Cable Recognition: For Straight-through or Crossover Cables

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