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8-Link Gigabit Copper TAP



8-Link Gigabit Copper TAP


8-Link Gigabit Copper TAP

8-Link Gigabit Copper Network TAP

Our High-Density Gigabit TAP is specially designed for monitoring up to 8 in-line links in a 1U rack space. Presently, it is the highest density solution on the market.

An ideal device for data centers, this copper TAP is often used in combination with Network Packet Brokers. Among other functionalities, it monitors all 7 OSI layers and mirrors packets of all sizes and types, low-level errors and VLAN traffic.

Once in place, this network TAP allows your monitoring devices to be connected and disconnected as desired, with no impact to the network link.

Technical Specifications

No Break Technology

Profitap Gigabit Ethernet TAPs feature dramatically reduced failover time, consequently reducing the chances of Spanning Tree reconvergence.

This makes them flawlessly designed to synthesize maximum performance and maximum security.

Network Links
Monitor Links
10/100/1000 Mbps
90-240 VAC
AC Adapter
C14 cable
  • Non-intrusive in-line monitoring
  • Permanent network link guaranteed
  • Fail-safe in-line design ensures uninterrupted network operation in case of power loss
  • Monitoring of all 7 OSI layers
  • No packet loss, no point of failure
  • Fully 802.3af & VoIP compliant, PoE passthrough
  • Power consumption inferior to 40W
  • Supports link failure propagation (LFP)
  • Redundant powering
Power Supply Rackmount Frame Filler Plates
Power Supply Rackmount Frame Filler Plates
Ordering Reference: APWR2 Ordering Reference: ARF-1U Ordering Reference: AFP-1U
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TAP fail-over time comparison

When compared to other TAPs on the market, the Profitap Network TAP was able to recover from power problems faster than any other TAPs tested by Mike Pennacchi.

What are network TAPs and why do we need them

A detailed overview of what network TAPs are. Explains how a TAP can easily resolve your network problems.


Highlights the main differences between a Network TAP and a SPAN. Explains why TAPs should be the obvious choice if you want full visibility into your network traffic.

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Did You Know?


  • All our Copper TAPs are covered by a two-year warranty from the date of purchase.
  • You may contact our Technical Support department (+31 (0) 40 782 0880) if you have difficulties during the installation or subsequent use of a Profitap product.
  • Most of our products are supplied from stock, which means we can ship to you via next-day courier service.