Vigor Switch Naming Rules

This article will explain the naming rules of VigorSwitch.
The figure below is based on the VigorSwitch PQ2280xb as an example and represents the meaning of each digit.

The No.1&2 are VigorSwitch Port Specification

Draytek VigorSwitch products are categorized into different series:

 Series Name  Depiction
 G Series  All ports of Giga base
 P Series  PoE switch
 F Series  All of the fiber
 X Series  All ports of 10G
 Q Series  2.5G N-Base-T
 N Series  5G N-Base-T


The No.3 is Management type of the Switch
 Number  Represent
      1  Smart Lite & Web Smart
      2  Layer 2 & L2+
      3  Layer3

The No.4&5 are Port Numbers

28 means there are 28 LAN ports on Vigor Switch PQ2280xb

The No.6 is Serial Number

The 6th digit stands for serial number. In this example, 0 is the serial number of Vigor Switch PQ2280xb

The No.7 is Bandwidth Uplink

x indicates the bandwidth uplink of Vigor Switch PQ2280xb is 10G

 Character  Represent
 Empty  1G
     x  10G
     q  2.5G
     n  5G

The No.8 is PoE power budget

b means the PoE power budget of Vigor Switch PQ2280xb up to 90W (802.3bt)

 Character  Represent
 Empty  30W (802.3af/at)
     u  up to 60W
     b  up to 90W (802.3bt)

For more examples, please refer below

  • 1G : G2280 / P2280
  • 2.5G/5G uplink : G2280q / G2280n / P2280n /P2280nb
  • 2.5G/5G : Q2280 / N1280 / PN2280 / PQ2280xb / N2280x / PN2280x / PN2280xb
  • 10G uplink : G2280x / P2280x / P2280xu / PQ2200xb
  • 10G all ports : F1060(all fiber) / X1280 / PX2280b
  • Published On:2022-08-18 

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