D-Link DES-1024D 24 Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch

Manufacturer Code: DES-1024D/B
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The DES-1024D is an unmanaged 10/100Mbps switch designed to enhance workgroup performance while providing a high level of flexibility. Powerful yet easy to use, this device allows users to simply plug any port to either a 10Mbps or 100Mbps network to multiply bandwidths, boost response time and satisfy heavy load demands. The switch comes with 24 10/100Mbps ports, allowing a small workgroup to flexibly integrate to Ethernet and Fast Ethernet. These intelligent ports detect the network speed and auto-negotiate between 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-T, as well as between full and half-duplex. All ports support flow control. This function minimizes dropped packets by sending out collision signals when the port's receiving buffer is full.


All ports support auto-negotiation of MDI/MDIX cross over. This eliminates the need for cross over cables or uplink ports. Any port can simply plug to a server, a hub or a switch, using the usual straight-through twisted-pair cable. With 24 plug-and-play ports, the switch is a perfect choice for workgroups to upgrade performance in a client/server environment. The ports can be connected to servers in full-duplex, or hubs in half-duplex. With low-cost connection per-port, the switch can be set up for direct connection from the PCs. This relieves data bottleneck by giving each workstation a dedicated bandwidth on the network.


Buffer Memory



MAC Addresses


Packet Forwarding Rate

100 Mbps port: 148,810pps • 10 Mbps port: 14,880 pps




Fixed Ports

24 x RJ-45 24 port(s) x 10/100

Network Speeds Supported


Full Duplex Capabilities

Half or Full on All Ports


Standards Compliance

IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet • ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay auto-negotiation


Management Capabilities



Emission (EMI): FCC Class A, CE Class A, VCCI Class A • Safety: CUL, CB

Ethernet Switching Features

IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet; IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX FAST Ethernet; IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet; ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay Auto-negotiation; IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex Flow Control (Requires server Adaptor to also support Flow Control, for example DFE-550TX)

System Requirements

System Requirements

FCC Class A; CE Class A; C-Tick; VCCI Class A; BSMI Class A; UL (UL1950); CSA (CSA950); TUV/GS (EN60950)



100 to 240VAC / 10W / 50 to 60Hz

Power Adaptor Type


Power over Ethernet (PoE)




Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C - Humidity 5 to 90%


Case Colour

Black / Metalic Grey

LED Status Indicators

Per device: Power • Per port: Link/Activity, 100Mbps speed


28.0cm (W) x 18.0cm (D) x 4.4cm (H) - Weight 2.8kg


  • 24 10/100Mbps ports
  • Full/half duplex support for each port
  • MDI uplink port for easy expansion
  • Auto-learning of network configuration
  • Flow control in full duplex mode for protection against data loss
  • Back pressure in half duplex mode
  • RAM buffer dynamically allocated for each port

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SKU: EL-00010269