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24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Mac / PC / Linux / RJ45
Power up Your Small Network to Gigabit Speeds!
The NETGEAR ProSAFE® Gigabit Unmanaged Switch series helps businesses cost-effectively expand their network to Gigabit speeds and higher port counts. These unmanaged Gigabit switches come in a wide range of models including desktop and rackmount form factors and 24 port configurations. These switches are energy efficient, built to last, and rigorously tested to provide the reliability businesses need. 802.1p traffic prioritization and jumbo frame support allow for seamless integration with more sophisticated networks.
Features 24 high-speed, auto-switching 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet connections. And because Copper Gigabit Ethernet is a full duplex standard, you can get up to 2000Mb/s on each port.
Integrates 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices on the same network and will honor TOS/802.1p traffic prioritization. Every port automatically senses the right speed and full/half duplex mode, while Auto Uplink technology automatically adjusts for straight-through or crossover cables.
LEDs embedded in each of the 24 RJ-45 jacks make for easy monitoring. The ProSAFE JGS524 is compact enough for a desktop and comes with a rack-mount kit perfect for installing into your network set up. More over, the
ProSAFE JGS524 saves energy with its auto green mode, which detects cable length and adjusts power usage, and its power-down mode for unused ports. It's also compatible with either PC, Macintosh, UNIX, or Linux operating systems.
Providing plug-&-play simplicity with exceptional performance and reliability, the JGS524 is a cost effective solution for your growing network.

Product Specifications:

Netgear Part Number

  • JGS524NA

Network Ports

  • 24 x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 ports

Network Protocols

  • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3x fl ow control
  • IEEE 802.3 CAMA/CD
  • IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet
  • Jumbo frame support (up to 9KB)

Mac Addressing

  • 8K

Buffer Size

  • 256K


  • 48Gbps


  • LED per port - Link & activity
  • LED per device - Power

Forwarding Rate

  • 10 Mbps port: 14,880 frames/sec
  • 100 Mbps port: 148,800 frames/sec
  • 1000 Mbps port: 1,488,000 frames/sec


  • 10Mbps: 35µs (max)
  • 100Mbps: 30µs (max)
  • 1000Mbps: 15µs (max)

System Requirements

  • UTP Category 5 cables or better

Mean Time Between Failures

  • 238,872 hours


  • Consumption: 17.9W max
  • Power cord: 100-240V; 50-60Hz;

Electromagnetic Emissions

  • CE Class A, including EN 55022
  • (CISPR 22) and EN 55024
  • FCC Part 15 Class A
  • VCCI Class A
  • C-Tick Class A
  • KCC
  • CCC

Operating Temperature

  • 32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)

Storage Temperature

  • -4° to 158°F (-20° to 70°C)


  • 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing


  • 12.9" x 6.7" x 1.7" (328 x 169 x 43 mm)


  • 3.64lb (1.65kg)


  1. Latency measured using 64 byte packets.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Netgear p/n JGS524NA UPC#: 606449036459



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  • Installation guide
Netgear ProSAFE JGS524 24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch Mfr P/N: JGS524NA OWC SKU: NTGJGS524NA Delivers up to 2000Mb/s on each port. Includes rack-mount kit & AC adapter. Netgear Lifetime Limited Warranty
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