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24-port Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switch


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Expanding Wired Connectivity for SOHO Networks

NETGEAR 300 Series Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switches provide easy, reliable, and affordable network connectivity for home and small offices. With these unmanaged plug-and-play switches, you can expand your network connections to multiple devices instantly. Just step up to GS316, GS324 or GS348 directly to avoid congestion due to stacking up lower port count switches and be ready for future expansion.

  • Auto-MDI/MDIX eliminates the need for crossover cables
  • LED indicators for ease of use
  • Energy-efficient technology for power savings
  • Fanless design for silent operation
  • Auto-negotiation for automatic connection at the highest common speed between switch and an end device
  • Non-blocking switching architecture for maximum throughput at wire speed
  • 802.1p QoS for traffic/frame prioritization
  • Plug-and-play; no setup required
  • Durable and rugged metal case
  • Ideal for small office and home networks
  • Standards-based technology ensures interoperability with any standards-based devices in the existing network
  • GS316 and GS324 are wall-mountable
  • GS324 and GS348 are rack-mountable (rackmount kit included)


Technical Specifications
Models: GS316 GS324 GS348
Product Specifications
10/100/1000Mbps Ports 16 24 48
Enclosure Metal Metal Metal
Connector Type Metal Plastic Metal
Performance Specifications
Bandwidth 32 Gbps 48 Gbps 96 Gbps
Buffer Memory 768 KB 512 KB 1.5MB
Jumbo Frames 9,270 bytes 9,216 bytes 9,216 bytes
Forwarding Rate (using 64-byte packets) 1,448,000 pps 1,448,000 pps 1,448,000 pps
Latency (using 64-byte packets) < 3.9 µsec < 4.7 µsec < 4 µsec
MAC Address Table Size 2K 8K 16K
Power/Energy Efficency
Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) IEEE 802.3az Yes Yes Yes
Auto Power Down Yes Yes Yes
Short Cable Detection Yes Yes Yes
Power Supply External 12V / 1.0A Internal
(AC: 110-240V, 50-60Hz,
1.0A max)
(AC: 110-240V, 50-60Hz,
1.0A max)
Power Consumption (Max and Standby) 8.4W / 1.83W 11.1W / 8.47W 23.0W / 8.81W
Heat Dissipation (Max and Standby) 28.73 BTU / 6.26 BTU 37.96 BTU / 28.97 78.66 BTU / 33.13 BTU
Per port Power, Link/Activity Power, Link/Activity Power, Link/Activity
Physical Specifications
Models: GS316 GS324 GS348
Dimensions 286 x 101 x 26 mm 252 x 180 x 44 mm 440 x 204 x 43.2 mm
Weight 0.84 kg 1.31 kg 3.15 kg
Form Factor Desktop
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F) 0° to 50°C
Operating Humidity 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Temperature –20° to 70°C (– 4° to 158°F)
Storage Humidity 5% to 95% relative humidity
Standards Supports
Standards Supports
  • 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
  • 802.3x Flow Control
  • 802.1p Priority QoS (all models)
  • 802.1p Priority QoS and Honors DSCP tags (GS324 and GS348)
Warranty and Support
Warranty 3 year warranty

* This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller, and modifications to product may void the warranty; see for details. Warranty is 1 year in China/India. 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
** Maximum PoE power supplied is 15.4W per port, but not to exceed 53W total power supplied across all connected devices.


Small Office/Home Office Network Diagram

Small Office/Home Office Network Diagram


Download the NETGEAR GS316, GS324 and GS348 Datasheet (PDF).

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