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Buffalo Technology 16-port Multi-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Switch / Mfr. No.: Bs-Gs2016p

Buffalo Technology 16-port Multi-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Switch / Mfr. No.: Bs-Gs2016p
Qty. Available: 10+
Item Number: buf-bsgs2016p
Vendor Number: BS-GS2016P
Vendor: Buffalo Americas - Networking
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Buffalo's BS-GSP Series of Multi-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Switches offer an easy and cost-effective way to extend your business network at gigabit speeds with advanced management features and the convenience of Power over Ethernet. Plug and play installation requires no additional software or configuration; each auto-sensing gigabit port automatically detects and configures the correct connection while available SFP slots on the BS-GS2016P and BS-GS2024P models offer fiber connectivity. Jumbo frame support and full duplex operation provide maximum performance for a total switching capacity up to 16 Gbps on the BS-GS2008P, up to 32 Gbps on the BS-GS2016P and up to 48 Gbps on the BS-GS2024P.

Buffalo's Multi-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Switches provide a host of comprehensive HTTP/HTTPS web-based network management features including VLAN, SNMP, port trunking/link aggregation, DHCP snooping, STP support and 802.1p QoS. Along with 802.3az Green Ethernet technology, the BS-GSP Series includes an energy conservation feature that monitors the activity status of each port to reduce the total power consumed.

Gigabit speeds, eco-minded operation, performance-minded features and a lifetime warranty make Buffalo's BS-GSP Series of Multi-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Switches a perfect network extension solution for your office.

• Lifetime warranty
• 8/16/24 gigabit Ethernet ports
• 8/16/24 802.3at PoE+ ports (30W / port)
• 90W max PoE budget on BS-GS2008P, 180W max PoE budget on BS-GS2016P and BS-GS2024P
• SFP ports compatible with 1000BASE-SX and 1000BASE-LX transceivers†
• 802.3az Green Ethernet technology
• HTTP/HTTPS secure web management
• VLAN support
• SNMP support
• Port trunking
• STP support
• DHCP snooping
• Durable metal chassis
• Internal power supply
• Full duplex operation offers switching capacity of up to 16/32/48 Gbps
• Auto-MDIX provides fast plug and play setup with any Ethernet cable
• Automatic energy conservation feature reduces total power consumption
• Easily mount in a rack or on a wall, or place it on a desktop

LAN Interface

Number of Ports

8 x 802.3at PoE+ BS-GS2008P
16 x 802.3at PoE+(2 SFP ports) BS-GS2016P
24 x 802.3at PoE+(2 SFP ports) BS-GS2024P


Switching Capacity

16 Gbps BS-GS2008P
32 Gbps BS-GS2016P
48 Gbps BS-GS2024P

Buffer Memory

3 MB BS-GS2008P
1.5 MB BS-GS2016P
3 MB BS-GS2024P


Data Transfer Rates

10/100/1000 Mbps

Transmission Speeds

1000 Mbps (1000 BASE-T), 100 Mbps (100 BASE-TX), 10 Mbps (10 BASE-T)

Switching Method

Store & Forward

Jumbo Frame

9,216 Bytes (Header 14 Bytes + FCS 4 Bytes inclusive)

Transfer Encryption Method

8B1Q4/4D-PAM5 (1000 BASE-T), 4B5B/MLT-3 (100 BASE-TX), Manchester encoding (10 BASE-T)

Access Method


Data Transfer Speed

1,488,095 packets/second (1000 BASE-T), 148,810 packets/second (100 BASE-TX), 14,881 packets/second (10 BASE-T)

MAC Address Table

16,384 (Self Learning)

Aging Time

Default 300 seconds

Interface Specifications

Standard Compliance

IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T), IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T), IEEE802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol, IEEE802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol, IEEE802.1p Class of Service, Priority Protocol, IEEE802.1Q VLANs, IEEE802.3ad (LACP), IEEE802.3az, IEEE802.3af (PoE), IEEE802.3at (PoE+), AUTO-MDIX

Flow Control



RJ-45 8-pin connector (shielded)

Environmental & Power


External AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz BS-GS2008P
Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz BS-GS2016P
Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz BS-GS2024P

Power Consumption

Max 10.6W BS-GS2008P
Max 14.6W BS-GS2016P
Max 18.6W BS-GS2024P

PoE Budget

30W / port, Max 90W BS-GS2008P
30W / port, Max 180W BS-GS2016P
30W / port, Max 180W BS0GS2024P

Operating Temperature

32˚ - 122˚F (0˚ - 50˚C) BS-GS2008P
32˚ - 122˚F (0˚ - 50˚C) BS-GS2016P
32˚ - 122˚F (0˚ - 50˚C) BS-GS2024P

Operating Humidity

10 - 85% non-condensing BS-GS2008P
10 - 85% non-condensing BS-GS2016P
10 - 85% non-condensing BS-GS2024P


Acquired Standards

VCCI Class A, UL60950-1, FCC Class A, Canada IC Class A, VCCI Class A, FCC Class A, Canada IC Class A, UL



Spanning tree (IEEE802.1D / 1w) support, port-based VLAN / multiple VLAN / tag VLAN (IEEE802.1Q), broadcast / multicast storm control, QoS (port-based /IEEE802.1p/DSCP / IP Precedence 8 level), Port trunking up to 8 ports per group (LACP), Max support for 8 LACP groups, Port mirroring, HOL blocking, Loop prevention, IGMP Snooping v1 / v2, Secondary RADIUS server support in authentication, IEEE802.1X, DHCP client, SNTP client LLDP, MAC Address filtering, Auto DoS Attack Prevention, DHCP Snooping, IP/MAC ACL, Dual Image, Syslog


Optional SFP Modules

BS-SFP-GSR (coming soon), BS-SFP-GLR (coming soon)

Compatible Cables

10BASE-T: Category 3 or higher, 100BASE-TX: 5 or more category, 1000BASE-T: Category 5e or better


Dimensions (L x W x H)

8.46 x 5.12 x 1.69 in BS-GS2008P
12.99 x 9.09 x 1.69 in BS-GS2016P
17.32 x 10.11 x 1.69 in BS-GS2024P


1.83 lb BS-GS2008P
6.35 lb BS-GS2016P
8.28 lb BS-GS2024

Box Contents


Multi-Port Gigabit Smart Switch, power cable, AC adapter*, power cable retainer band, rubber feet, mounting brackets†, bracket screws†, 19" rack screws†, serial number stickers, quick start guide, warranty statement

* BS-GS2008P only, †Not available on BS-GS2008P model

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