Multi Gigabit Business Switch


Buffalo’s BS-MP20 is an entry-level Multi Gigabit Business Switch supporting network scalability for 1 / 2.5 / 5 / 10Gbps.

 

This device is ideal for gamer PCs, desktop PCs, servers, NAS storage and AC Wave 2 Wireless Access Points.

 

Until now, 10GbE was an expensive technology and only for enterprise, but not anymore. With an affordable price (starting at $499.99 MSRP), SMB/prosumers can benefit from the latest technology, and be ready for future data increases.

WHERE TO BUY
BS-MP20_Datasheet

Overview

BS-MP20 Highlights


  • 10 times faster speed with 10GbE (Theoretical Values)
  • 2.5Gbps / 5Gbps speed without the need to upgrade to CAT6 cabling
  • Traffic management features availible with VLAN/QoS
  • Lifetime warranty with 24/7 North American-based technical support

Flexibility for Present & Future Needs with Scalability up to 10GbE


Speed Cable
10Gbps Category 6A (Cat 6A)
or higher

1Gbps
2.5 Gbps
5Gbps

Category 5e (Cat 5e)
or higher

With growth in data & file sizes, and lower-cost 10GbE products; Prosumers/SMBs can now benefit from 10GbE networking.

 

With 10GbE compatible devicase and category 6A (Cat 6a) or higher rated cables, you can improve your office productivity by eliminating network bottlenecks and shorten data backup time dramatically.

 

By Supporting IEEE 802.3bz standard, BS-MP20 also offers up to 5Gps data transfer speed even with existing cable environment. (more about IEEE 802.3bz)

 

(See 5GbE/10GbE Compatible Network Attached Storage)

More Than Unmanaged


  BS-MP20 BS-GU20 BS-GS20
10Gbps 1Gbps 1Gbps
Loop Detection Yes Yes Yes
Jumbo Frame Yes Yes Yes
VLAN Yes - Yes
QoS Yes - Yes
Web Configuration Yes - Yes
SNMP - - Yes
IP Routing - - Yes

The BS-MP20 offers the following major business features to meet your demand at an affordable price point. 

  • VLAN
  • Jumbo Frames
  • QoS

 

(See Buffalo business switch lineup)

Easy and Reliable Quality


Buffalo offers an easy & reliable solution through our business switch lineup.

  • Lifetime Warranty with confidence to our product quality*
  • North American-based technical support is availible 24/7 to help with any questions

 

*Requires product registration within 90 days of purchase

Specifications

LAN INTERFACE

Number of Ports BS-MP2008:8x 10GBASE-T
BS-MP2012:12x 10GBASE-T

PERFORMANCE


Switching Capacity

BS-MP2008: 160 Gbps
BS-MP2012: 240 Gbps

Buffer Memory BS-MP2008: 2 MB
BS-MP2012: 2 MB

ENVIRONMENTAL & POWER

Power BS-MP2008: Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
BS-MP2012: Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption BS-MP2008: Max 38W
BS-MP2012: Max 50W
Operating Temperature BS-MP2008: 32° - 122°F (0° - 50°C)
BS-MP2012: 32° - 122°F (0° - 50°C)
Operating Humidity BS-MP2008: 10 - 85% non-condensing
BS-MP2012: 10 - 85% non-condensing

Shipping

Unit Dimensions (LxWxH) BS-MP2008: 9.06 x 12.99 x 1.73 in
BS-MP2012: 9.06 x 12.99 x 1.73 in
Unit Weight BS-MP2008: 5.29 lbs
BS-MP2012: 5.67 lbs
Package Dimensions (LxWxH) BS-MP2008: 11.97 x 15.98 x 4.17 in
BS-MP2012: 11.97 x 15.98 x 4.17 in
Package Weight BS-MP2008: 7.05 lbs
BS-MP2012: 7.72 lbs

INTERFACE SPECIFICATIONS

INTERFACE SPECIFICATIONS IEEE802.3an (10GBASE-T), IEEE802.3bz (2.5GBASE-T & 5GBASE-T),
IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T),IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3az EEE Idlingstop, Auto-MDIX
Flow Control IEEE802.3x
Connector RJ-45 8-pin connector

PERFORMANCE

Data Transfer Rates 10Gbps (10GBASE-T), 5Gbps (5GBASE-T), 2.5Gbps (2.5GBASE-T), 1000Mbps (1000BASE-T), 100Mbps (100BASE-TX)
Switching Method Store and forward
Jumbo Frame JumboFrame9, 216 Bytes (14 byte header + 4 byte FCS inclusive)
Transfer Encryption Method DSQ128 (10GBASE-T), 8B1Q4/4D-PAM5 (1000 BASE-T), 4B5B/MLT-3 (100 BASE-TX)
MAC Address Table 16,000 (Self Learning)
Aging Time 300 seconds

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Other Functions QoS (IEEE802.1p/ COS/ TOS/ DSCP), Loop Prevention, Multiple VLAN, VLAN tagging, Port Trunking, Port Mirroring, IGMP 
Snooping v1/v2/v3, IGMP querier, DHCP client

REGULATIONS

Acquired Standards VCCI ClassA, FCC/IC ClassA, UL, CE, CB

ACCESSORIES

Optional SFP Modules SFP not compatible
Compatible Cables 10GBASE-T: Category 6a or higher
1000BASE-T/2.5GBASE-T/5GBASE-T: Category 5e or higher
100BASE-TX: 5 or more category

BOX CONTENTS

Box Contents Multi-Port Gigabit Switch, Power Cable, Rubber feet, 19-inch rack brackets, Bracket screws, Rack immobilization screws, Serial Number stickers, Manual, Warranty Statement

Resources

Easy plug-and-play 5GbE speeds for enthusiasts
IEEE802.3BZ_gamer_solution_.pdf
Check RAID Configurations

Downloads

Firmware

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2017-06-04 1.0.3.2 Firmware update for BS-MP2000 series 10GbE switches.

Documentation

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2017-29-03 Manuals and Quick Start Guide for BS-MP2008
2017-29-03 Manuals and Quick Start Guide for BS-MP2012
2017-06-04 1.0.3.2 Readme for BS-MP2000 series switch firmware update

Utilities

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2016-25-04 2.0.18 Windows Configuration Tool for Web Managed Switches

Variations


8-Port 10 Gigabit Switch

  • - 8

12-Port 10 Gigabit Switch

  • - 12


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