• MA Network Switch
    • Introduction
      • Intended Use
      • Dangers caused by Electric Current
      • General Safety Instructions
      • System Requirements
      • SFP Transceiver Compatibility
    • Device Overview
      • Front Panel
      • Rear Panel
      • LED Indicators
      • Factory Defaults
    • First Steps
      • Unpack the Device
      • Install Mini-GBIC (SFP)
      • Installation in a Rack
      • Connect the Hardware
      • Set the IP Address on the PC
      • Access the Web Interface
    • Display Navigation
      • Groups View
      • Name View
      • Workload View
      • LAG View
      • Reset View
    • Ports / Groups
      • Change Port Description
      • Assign Groups to Ports
      • Edit LAGs
      • Edit RSTP
      • Edit Speed Setting
      • Change Group Name
      • Edit IGMP Snooping
      • Edit IGMP Querier
      • Edit Unknown Flooding
      • Change VLAN ID
    • Presets / Filters
      • Assign Presets to Ports
      • Apply Filters to Ports
      • Create New Presets
      • Update Presets
      • Create New Filter
      • View Filters
      • Delete Presets
      • Delete Filter
    • General Settings
      • Change Name
      • Change ID
      • Change DHCP Client
      • Change IP Address
      • Change Subnet Mask
      • Change Default Gateway
      • Change SNMP Status
      • Change Password
      • Update Firmware
      • Fallback to Backup Firmware
      • Get Switch Configuration
      • Edit Port Mirroring
      • Upload Switch Configuration
      • Reset Settings
      • Web Interface and grandMA2
    • Specifications
    • Support
    • Glossary
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Version 3.7

Connect the Hardware

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Requirement:
Shielded twisted pair cable with RJ45 connector, min. Cat 5e
- or -
etherCON cable with Neutrik etherCON connector.
 

Connection with a PC

  1. Plug in the power cable into the switch.
    The switch starts booting.
  2. Plug in a network cable into one of the Ethernet ports of the switch.
    For the PC connection and for further configuration, you have to use a manage group port. We recommend port 13 at the front.
  3. Plug in the other end of the network cable into the Ethernet port on the PC.
    A green or orange link LED on the switch indicates a successful connection.

The MA Network Switch is connected with the PC.

Connection with a grandMA2

  1. Plug in the power cable into the switch.
    The switch starts booting.
  2. Plug in a network cable into one of the Ethernet ports of the switch.
  3. Plug in the other end of the network cable into the Ethernet port 1 of the grandMA2 console.
    A green or orange link LED on the switch indicates a successful connection.

The MA Network Switch is connected with the grandMA2.


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