Hp 1410 Series Network Switches – Advantages & Limitations


Network-Switch

A general Connectivity Architecture diagram for a Network Switch.

The Hp 1410 Series Unmanaged Gigabit Fanless Network Switches are a good choice for small businesses and homes that want reliable and durable switches from a popular company with good support history. These switches come with lifetime warranty and next business day replacement. Although there are many inexpensive unmanaged switches in the market, the difference in performance and reliability justifies the price difference.

Specifications (Common to all the below models of Hp 1410 Series):

  • Unmanaged Switch
  • 10x100x1000 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • Per-port LED indicators
  • Jumbo packet support
  • QoS support: IEEE 802.1p, DSCP
  • Fanless design
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • IEEE 802.3x flow control

Advantages (Common to all the below models):

  • Unmanaged switch: Plug and Play, easy installation.
  • Hp is a reliable brand with proven support for small business.
  • LED display shows the speed, activity, status for each port.
  • Jumbo port support helps faster data transfer for large data sets.
  • Fanless design ensures silent operation.
  • 802.3x flow control ensures reliable communications during full-duplex operation.
  • Hardware lifetime warranty comes with advance hardware replacement and next business day delivery. 24×7 telephone support is available for 3 years; business hours electronic and telephone support is available during the warranty period.
  • This is a business-class switch that can also be used at homes with stringent performance/reliability requirements.
  • Printers, VoIP phones, etc. work flawlessly with these switches. Some cheaper switches may not wake up from sleep mode and some need to be rebooted frequently.
  • The switch gets warm, not hot.
  • Power consumption is less compared to most other switches.
  • There is no firmware to manage/upgrade.

Hp Procurve 1410-8G Switch:


Specifications:

  • Hp 1410-8G Switch (J9559A)
  • 8 x RJ-45 Autosensing 10/100/1000 Mbps Ports
  • Switching capacity: 16 Gbps
  • Maximum power rating: 12W
  • Wall, Desktop and Under-table Mounting
  • Dimensions: 15.6 x 9.65 x 2.45 cm
  • Weight: 0.74 lb

Advantages:

  • Since it’s smaller than a typical rack-mounted switch, you can easily place it on a table or under it. You can also mount the switch on the wall.
  • Cable receptacles are placed on the rear panel – convenient.
  • Metallic casing makes it sturdy and durable.
  • While cheaper switches may reduce the speeds, this switch provides a gigabit connection for each device that connects to it.
  • Even if the connected device doesn’t support gigabit speeds, the switch will connect at 10 or 100 Mbps.

Hp Procurve 1410-16G Switch:

Specifications:

  • Hp 1410-16G Switch (J9560A)
  • 16 x RJ-45 Autosensing 10/100/1000 Mbps Ports
  • Switching Capacity: 32 Gbps
  • Maximum power rating: 13W
  • 19-inch Rack Mountable (hardware included), wall, desktop, under-table mountable
  • Dimensions: 20.85 x 11.2 x 4.4 cm (1U height)
  • Weight: 1.43 lb

Advantages:

  • The status lights and ports are in the front of the unit, and the power cord connects from behind – just what you might want in a rack-mounted unit.
  • Rack mountable, and includes the hardware to mount the unit on a standard rack.

Hp Procurve 1410-24G Switch:

Specifications:

  • Hp 1410-24G Switch (J9561A)
  • 22 x RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 Mbps ports
  • 2 x dual-personality ports (Copper or Fiber, with mini-GBIC transceivers)
  • Switching capacity: 48 Gbps
  • Maximum power rating: 22W
  • 19-inch Rack Mountable (hardware included), wall, desktop, under-table mountable
  • Dimensions: 33.6 x 16.9 x 4.4 cm (1U height)
  • Weight: 2.98 lb

Advantages:

  • Rack-mountable switch, comes with hardware necessary for mounting on a rack.
  • The cost of 24-port switch is competitive when compared to the 16-port model.
  • Doesn’t hang or need reset, unlike the cheaper switches on the market.
  • You can connect fiber connections (2) in addition to the copper connections, however, you need to purchase the mini-GBIC transceivers to connect fiber at additional cost.

Limitations (Common to all the above models):

  • Since these are not managed switches, they don’t support features like Link Aggregation, SNMP for management, VLANs for network segregation, etc. Basic QoS is supported, however.
  • There is no power switch and there is no management interface.
  • Cost is relatively high, when compared with other brands in the market, for equivalent configuration.
  • 1410-8G model doesn’t come with rack-mountable hardware. Can be kept over a tray on a standard 19” rack.
  • The power supply is a separate bulky unit.
  • For 1410-8G, the Cable plugs are on the back of the switch, but the indicator lights are on the front.
  • The cost of 1410-16G is comparable to 1410-24G. Hence, it may be a better idea to buy the bigger switch for almost the same price.
  • For 1410-24G, only 22 ports are available for connecting network devices. The remaining two ports are for fiber or copper uplinks to other switches.
  • Tip: Try to connect the switches through a UPS.
  • Tip: Network devices with gigabit adapters and Network cabling of Cat 5E and above will be able to make the most of the gigabit speeds supported by this switch.

Further Information/Manufacturer’s webpage: Hp 1410 Switch Series.

Price (USD)/Buy From (USA): Amazon webpage for,

  1. HP Procurve 1410-8G Gigabit Ethernet Switch.
  2. HP Procurve 1410-16G Switch.
  3. HP Procurve 1410-24G Switch.

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