Audio Grade

8 Port Gigabit Streaming Switch

Why 8Switch?


In the world of streaming music, there is a belief that digital signals by their nature are immune to the failings of analogue transmission – but it’s not that simple – and even the most hardened digital sceptic may be surprised at what can be achieved with a high specification Ethernet switch.


Listening to streamed music is not just about measurements and numbers. While both elements have important roles during product design and development, the real test for music lovers is how it sounds…


The 8switch by English Electric (a Chord Company brand), is an 8 port GbE Ethernet switch modified and upgraded to our specific requirements for high-performance music streaming networks.


Have a listen and test it yourself!

English Electric 8 Switch

Where to buy?

Find a dealer through our partner, The Chord Company

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English Electric 8Switch Technical Sketch
A C-stream cable produced by the Chord Company
A Technical sketch of the 8Switch Power adapter

Front panel & back panel

A technical drawing of the frontside of the 8Switch A technical drawing of the rearside of the 8Switch

Quick Start

Power Adapter > DC IN / AC outlet on the wall

A Technical drawing demonstrating the 8Switch Power Adapter

Port 1-8 > LAN / audio devices

A technical drawing demonstrating the 8Switch LAN Set-up
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