NETGEAR JGS516 ProSafe 16-Port Gigabit Switch

by Netgear
£119.74 inc VAT


The affordable price of The NETGEAR JGS516 16 port switch enables you to cost-effectively deliver Gigabit Ethernet networking speeds across your entire office network - even directly to the desktop. With up to 48 Gbps of bandwidth, this 16-port switch can send 2000 Mbps per port. Network users can take advantage of the their ability to send and receive large amounts of multimedia, image, and video information in no time at all. The Netgear JGS516 is ideal for teams, departments or growing offices requiring outstanding performance at a low price.  

Key Features

  • Gigabit speeds meet performance needs of bandwidth hungry applications
  • Easy integration of 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices
  • Automatic speed and full/half-duplex sensing on every port
  • Auto Uplink on every port to ensure correct link for different cables
  • LED's make network monitoring easy
  • Compact enough for desktop, but comes with a rack mount kit
  • Compatible with PC, Macintosh, Linux and Unix operating systems


  • Up to 60% lower power consumption
  • Auto power-down mode saves energy 0;0;0;3; when port is unused
  • Less transmit power when the cable is under 10 m
  • Packaging manufactured with at least 80% recycled materials

High Capacity

1000 Mbps speeds and a switching capacity of up to 48 Gbps meet the performance needs for even the most bandwidth-hungry applications. The Netgear JGS516 is perfect for graphics, multimedia, and other applications that have to move large files across the network quickly.


Aggressive prices enable your workgroup, department or small network to ramp up to Gigabit speeds, even all the way to the desktop.


Each port is equipped with automatic speed and duplex sensing, plus Auto Uplink to adjust for straight-through or crossover cables to make the right link. Standards-based design makes it easy to combine 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices on your network.


Easy to set up and easy to use, these unmanaged switches have per port LED's for effortless network monitoring. Compact enough for desktop but comes with a rack mount kit. Compatible with PC, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix operating systems.

Standard Warranty: Lifetime


  • Network Ports

    • 16 10/100/1000 Mbps twisted-pair RJ-45 ports


    • Switching bandwidth:
      -JGS516: 32 Gbps
      -JGS524: 48 Gbps
    • Forward rate (1000 Mbps port): 1,480,000 packets per sec
    • Forward rate (100 Mbps port): 148,000 packets per sec
    • Forward rate (10 Mbps port): 14,800 packets per sec
    • Jumbo frames latency (1000 to 1000 Mbps): 20 ¥ìs max
    • Packet buffer memory: 2 Mb
    • MAC address database: 8,000
    • Mean time between failures (MTBF):
      -JGS516: 309,000 hours (~ 35 years)
      -JGS524: 230,000 hours (~ 26 years
    • Acoustic noise: 40 dB

    Power Consumption

    • 100-240V; 50-60 Hz; plug is localized to country of sale
    • JGS524: 16max
    • JGS516: 11max

    Standards Compliance

    • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3x flow control

    Status LEDs

    • Unit: power
    • Per network port: Link, activity, speed

    Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions (h x w x d): 43 x 330x 207 mm (1.7 x 13 x 8.2 in)
    • Weight: JGS516: 1.62 kg (3.57 lb); JGS524: 1.72 kg (3.79 lb)

    Environmental Specifications

    • Operating temperature: 0° to 50° C (32° to 122° F)
    • Operating humidity: 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
    • Storage temperature: -20° to 70° C (-4° to 158¨¬ F)
    • Storage humidity: 10 to 95% relative humidity

    Electromagnetic Compliance

    • CE mark, commercial
    • FCC Part 15 Class A
    • VCCI Class A
    • EN 55022 (CISPR 22), Class A, EN 50082-1,
    • EN 55024
    • C-Tick

    Safety Agency Approvals

    • UL listed (UL 1950)/cUL
    • IEC 950/EN 60950 System Requirements
    • UTP Category 5 cables or better
    • Network card for each PC or server Warranty
    • NETGEAR Lifetime Warranty¢Ó

    ProSupport Service Packs Available

    OnCall 24x7, Category 1

    • PMB0331-100 (US)
    • PMB0331 (non-US)

    XPressHW, Category 1

    • PRR0331

    Package Contents

    • 16-Gigabit Ethernet Switch
    • Power cord
    • Installation guide
    • Rack-mount kit
    • Warranty/support information card

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