NETGEAR GS108 ProSafe 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Item #: GS108
Our Price: $98.00

Description & Details

Professional Networking

Netgear has been a trusted company for networking products for a very long time. The reason for this is that you get a great product for a great price that lasts for a long time. When you want solid network performance for your growing business plus the added benefit of quiet operation, NETGEAR’s ProSafe series are your best choices for quality, convenience, and smooth — running usability — all at very affordable prices.

With the model you are looking at now, the GS108, you are getting an eight port switch that can handle Gigabit networks. It’s very simple in form and compact - saving space and allowing for installation. Installation is as simple as plugging in your ethernet cables and power - that’s it. It pretty much could almost set itself up, though, that might make things a little boring! Or entertaining, depending on what makes you happy.


Fast, auto-switching Ethernet connection integrates 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices into your network. It comes with a 16-gigabit bandwidth, allowing it to handle plenty of traffic without any hesitation. Plus, with many status LEDs available, you’ll be able to tell when everything is working as it should or not for quick glance diagnostics before having to run heavier tests on your equipment.

This device comes with a limited lifetime manufacturer warranty, so you can rest assured when you make your purchase. So, stop hesitating! Get your hands on this switch and move along. Make sure to check out our network cables as well to ensure you get everything for your task at hand!


  • 8 auto-sensing UTP ports
  • Store-and-forward
  • 128 KB on-chip packet buffering
  • Bandwidth: 16 Gbps (non-blocking)
  • Forwarding rate
    10 Mbps port: 14,800 packets/sec
    100 Mbps port: 148,000 packets/sec
    1000 Mbps port: 1,480,000 packets/sec
  • Latency (using 1500-byte packets)
    10 Mbps: 30μs (max)
    100 Mbps: 6μs (max)
    1000 Mbps: 4μs (max)
  • MAC address database: 4,000
  • Mean time between failures (MTBF): >1 million hours (~114 years)
  • System power, Link, speed, and activity indicators per port built into each RJ-45 port
  • Power adapter: 12W, 12V DC, 1A
  • Maximum power consumption: 4.92W (if cable length > 10 m), 4.08W (if cable length < 10 m)
  • Dimensions (w x d x h): 158 x 105 x 27 mm (6.2 x 4.1 x 1.1 in)
  • Operating temperature: 0º to 50º C (32º to 122º F)
  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage temperature: -20º to 70° C (-4º to 158º F)
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 95% relative humidity
  • Standards Compliance: IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet, Honors IEEE 802.1p and DSCP priority tags, Jumbo frame: up to 9,720 bytes
  • C-Tick, CE Mark
  • FCC Class B, VCCI Class B
  • System Requirements: Windows, Linux, Mac OS; 10 Mbps: UTP CAT3 (or better); 100 Mbps: UTP CAT5 (or better); 1000 Mbps: UTP CAT5E (or better); Network card for each PC or server
  • PDF Download Spec Sheet


Package Includes

  • (1) ProSafe 8-port Gigabit Desktop Switch 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • (1) Wall-mount kit
  • (1) AC adapter
  • (1) Installation guide
  • (1) Warranty/support information card
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