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ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch

NETGEAR GS108 ProSafe® 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch

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NETGEAR ProSafe GS108 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch
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The NETGEAR Gigabit Unmanaged Switch series helps businesses costeffectively expand their network to Gigabit speeds and higher port counts. The GS105, GS108, and GS108PP Gigabit Ethernet switches come with 5 and 8 Gigabit copper ports in a desktop metal case and are wall-mountable. 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.

Plug and Play

  • The standards-based ProSAFE Gigabit switches senses and adjusts for network speed and cabling type automatically. Easily integrates into your existing Ethernet network - no matter if it is running at 10/100Mbps or Gigabit speed
  • Simple set up with no software or configuration needed
  • Front panel LEDs keep you informed of power status, link speed and link activities

Traffic Prioritization

Prioritize mission-critical applications such as voice and video Support IEEE 802.1 p and DSCP-based QoS for delivering data based on priority and type

High Quality and Reliable Performance

  • Superior network performance at non-blocking rate delivers true Gigabit speed with no compromise
  • Durable metal case and long product life (shown by MTBF numbers)

Energy Efficient

  • GS105v5, GS108v4, and GS116v2 support the latest Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az) standard, which reduces energy consumption when there is light traffic on an active port or when there is no link or no activity detected. It can further save energy when a short cable (<100m) is used. Energy savings lead directly to cost savings in operation.
  • Silent, fanless design for energy efficiency and noise-sensitive environments

Supports all Types of Networks

  • Each port delivers up to 2000Mbps of network speed (full duplex)
  • Supports jumbo frames up to 9K packets size on GS105v5 and GS116v2, up to 9,270 bytes on GS108v4
  • Honors TOS/802.1p prioritization

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Industry’s leading limited lifetime warranty, not only on hardware but also includes lifetime online support as well as next-business day (NBD) replacement support, providing customers peaceof-mind using NETGEAR switches in their network.


Product Features:

  • Provides maximum performance, connecting up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet
  • Makes it simple to combine Fast Ethernet and Gigabit devices in your network
  • Incorporates Plug-and-Play ease of use

Energy Star PartnerGigabit Power, 10/100 Simplicity

  • Connects up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet for maximum performance†
  • Simple to combine Fast Ethernet and Gigabit devices in your network
  • NETGEAR Green features provide energy savings
  • Plug-and-play installation delivers ease of use


  • ProSafe 5- and 8-port Gigabit Desktop Switches connect your network with the dual advantages of performance and convenience
  • Fast, auto-switching Ethernet connection integrates 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices into your network
  • Supports Windows and Macintosh platforms
  • LEDs make it easy to monitor link, speed, and activity
  • AutoUplink technology automatically adjusts for two common types of cables
  • Compact metal case for desktop or wall mounting


  • Up to 60% lower power consumption
  • Auto power-down mode saves energy when port is unused
  • Efficient Energy Star compliant power supply
  • Packaging manufactured with at least 80% recycled materials


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NETGEAR GS108 Specifications
Product Specification
  • 8 Gigabit ports
  • 4K Max MAC entries
  • 192KB Buffer size
  • Energy Efficient Enthernet (IEEE 802.3az complaint)
Performance Specification
  • Forwarding modes: Store-and-forward
  • Bandwidth: 16 Gbps
  • Jumbo frame support: Up to 9K packet size
  • Acoustic noise (ANSI-S10.12): 0 dB
  • Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF): 9,727,733 hrs (158 yrs)
  • Network latency (64 bytes):
    • 1000Mbps --> 1000Mbps: <1.6us
    • 100Mbps --> 100Mbps: <4.9us
    • 10Mbps --> 10Mbps: <18.8us
Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Max Power Consumption: 4.9W
  • DSCP
  • IEEE 802.1p COS
  • Queue WRR Ratio: 1:2:4:8
IEEE Network Protocols
  • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet: IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T: IEEE 802.3x full-duplex flow control
  • IEEE 802.3I 10BASE-T Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3U 100BASE-TX
Miscellaneous Features IEEE 802.3AZ (Energy Efficient Ethernet)
  • Per port: Speed, Link, Activity
  • Per device: Power Status
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions (w x d x h): 158 x 102 x 27 mm (6.2 x 4.0 x 1.1 in)
  • Weight: 0.47 kg (1.04 lb)
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating Temperature (Switch): 32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
  • Operating Temperature (Adapter): 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Operating Altitude: 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
  • Storage Temperature: – 4° to 158°F (–20° to 70°C)
  • Storage Humidity: 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Storage Altitude: 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
Electromagnetic Emissions and Immunity Certifications Class: B (CE, FCC Part 15, ICES-003, VCCI, RCM, BSMI)
Safety Certifications
  • CE LVD
  • EN 60950-1
  • Hardware Warranty: Limited lifetime* on switch and 2-year on power adapter
  • Live Chat Support: Limited lifetime*
  • Next Business Day Replacement: Limited lifetime*
ProSUPPORT OnCall 24x7 Service Plans
  • PMB0S11 (1 yr)
  • PMB0S31 (3 yrs)
  • PMB0S51 (5 yrs)
Package Contents
  • ProSafe 8-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • Power adapter (localized to country of sale)
  • Wall mount kit and rubber feet
  • Installation Guide

*This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller, and covers unmodified hardware, fans and internal power supplies – not software or external power supplies, and requires product registration at within 90 days of purchase; see https:// for details. Intended for indoor use only.


NETGEAR GS108 Diagram


Download the NETGEAR GS105, GS108 and GS108PP Datasheet (PDF).

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Netgear Products
NETGEAR Unmanaged Switches
NETGEAR ProSafe GS108 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch
Price: $85.78
Add to Cart for Pricing