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Netgear JFS516 Prosafe 16-Port 10/100 Unmanaged Rack Mountable Switch (Discontinued)

The Netgear JFS516 Prosafe 16-Port has been marked as End of Life by the manufacturer. The replacement is the Netgear JFS524-200NAS. For more information or if you have questions, please call 800-398-8647.

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ProSafe JFS516N
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Netgear JFS516 ProSafe 16-Port 10/100 Rackmount Switch

The JFS516 is a 16-port Fast Ethernet unmanged switch that provides the ease of Plug and Play connectivity to small and medium sized networks. The JFS516 is energy efficient and has a non-blocking design that provides maximum throughput. 

Netgear JFS516 ProSafe 16-Port 10/100 Rackmount Switch Overview

This plug-and-play switch is an affordable way to increase your network capability without breaking the bank. The JFS516 Fast Ethernet switch offers expanded connectivity fro small offices so users can enjoy a fast network without having to compete for bandwidth. This switch features all of the essentials such as automatic speed and full/half duplex sensing, 200 Mbps throughput per port and Auto Uplink. This switch begins operating as soon as it's powered on. It can be placed on a desktop or they can be mounted in a standard 19-inch rack. 

Netgear JFS516 Features and Specifications

Network Ports

  • 16 10 or 100 Mbps RJ-45 ports

Performance (64 byte packets)

  • Store-and-forward packet switching
  • Forward rate (10 Mbps) 14,800 packet per sec.
  • Forward rate (100 Mbps) 148,000 packet per sec.
  • Latency (10 to 100 Mbps) 20 usec max
  • MAC addresses 4,000
  • Queue buffer KBytes 320
  • Mean time between failures (MTBF): 120,000 hours (~14 years)

AC Power

  • 15W maximum
  • Auto-sensing 100 to 240V, 50/60-Hz
  • Localized plug for North America, Japan, UK, Europe, Australia

Standards Compliance

  • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • Compatible with all major network software

Status LEDs

  • Unit: Power
  • Per network port: 10 or 100 Mbps operations, Rx/Tx and collision, link, half/full duplex

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 40° C
  • Operating humidity: 80% max. relative humidity, non-condensing


  • NETGEAR Lifetime Warranty†

Package Contents

    • ProSafe 16-port 10/100 Fast Ethernet Switch (JFS516)
    • Power cord
    • Rack-mount kit
    • User guide
    • Warranty card
    • Support card