JetStream 28-Port Gigabit Stackable L3 Managed Switch


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TP-LINK's T3700G-28TQ is an L3 managed switch designed to build a highly accessible, scalable, and robust network. The switch is equipped with 24 Gigabit RJ-45 ports, 4 Combo Gigabit SFP and up to 4 10Gbps SFP slots, giving network administrators great network exibility. It supports abundant Layer 3 routing protocols such as RIP and OSPF which are a critical part in the creation of fully resilient scalable networks. What's more, with physical stacking feature and optional redundant external power unit, T3700G-28TQ provides a robust network with ecient redundancy. T3700G-28TQ provides robust security to help secure your enterprise network

TP-LINK's T3700G-28TQ L3 managed switch provides a reliable and cost-eective solution for enterprise, campus and ISP networks.

  • Abundant Layer 3 routing protocols including RIP/OSPF/ECMP/VRRP that support a scalable network
  • True Physical Stacking technology supports up to 8 units and 320Gbps backplane bandwidth for high scalability and efficient redundancy
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink provides high-bandwidth applications for congestion relief and smooth data delivery
  • Removable power unit and redundant power supply functionality minimizes downtime
  • PIM-SM/PIM-DM/IGMP Snooping for resilient video deployments

Advanced L3 Features

Static Routing/RIP/OSPF/ECMP/VRRP comes with abundant Layer 3 routing protocols that support a scalable network. PIM-SM and PIM-DM multicast routing protocols guarantee efficient routing for multicast groups.

Physical Stacking Technology

With all units identified by a single IP address, the stack can be easily configured and monitored.

  • 8 Units - True Physical Stacking technology supports up to 8 units for network simplification
  • 16 10G - Up to 16 10G SFP+ slots for uplink per physical stack
  • 192GE - Up to 192GE, 32 gigabit combo SFP ports per physical stack
  • 32 Gbps - Provides up to 320 Gbps Backplane bandwidth for aggregation network

10G High-Speed Connection

  • 10 Gigabit transition with SFP+ Slots
  • Up to 4 10G SFP+ Slots
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink provides support for high-bandwidth applications for congestion relief and smooth data delivery

Removeable Power Module and RPS

  • Hot-swappable Power Supply Module (PSM150-AC) and optional Redundant Power Supply (RPS150) minimizes downtime
  • Two power supplies back each other up which makes it an ideal choice for reliable networking architecture


L3 Routing and Service Features

  • Wire-speed IP forwarding
  • Static Routing
  • RIP v1, v2
  • OSPF v2
  • ECMP
  • DHCP Server/Relay
  • ARP Proxy
  • VRRP

Physical Stacking

  • Up to 8 Units Physical Stacking
  • Up to 192 GE, 32 Gigabit combo SFP and 16 10G SFP+
  • Up to 320Gbps Backplane bandwidth
  • Ring Stacking for Link Redundancy
  • Distributed Link Aggregation

Power Supply

  • Hot-swappable power supply module: PSM150 (Maximum Output Power: 150W)
  • Optional external redundant power supply: RPS150 (Maximum Output Power: 150W)

Layer 2 Features

  • Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
  • 4K VLAN
  • IEEE 802.1q VLAN/MAC VLAN/Protocol VLAN/QinQ/Private VLAN/GVRP
  • IGMP Snooping
  • LLDP

Quality of Service

  • 8 priority queues
  • Supports IEEE 802.1P
  • DSCP QoS
  • Rate limit
  • Voice VLAN

Security Strategies

  • IP-MAC-Port-VID Binding
  • Access Control List (L2~L4 ACL)
  • 802.1x and RADIUS Authentication
  • Supports DoS defence
  • Port Security
  • SSL and SSH encryptions


  • Web-based GUI
  • Command Line Interface
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3
  • RMON (1, 2, 3, 9 group)
  • IP Clustering
  • Dual Image


T3700G-28TQ Specifications
Hardware Features
Standards and Protocols IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE802.3z, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3ad, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1d, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1q, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.1p
Power Supply 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
  • 24 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Ports (Auto Negotiation/Auto MDI/MDIX)
  • 4 combo gigabit SFP Slots
  • Up to 4 10G SFP+ Slots (2 fixed and 2 optional 10G SFP+ Slots)
  • 1 Console Port
Network Media
  • 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m)
  • 100BASE-TX/1000Base-T: UTP category 5, 5e or above cable (maximum 100m)
  • 100BASE-FX: MMF, SMF
  • 1000BASE-X: MMF, SMF
  • 10GBASE-LR
  • 10GBASE-SR
Fan Quantity 4
Dimensions ( W x D x H ) 17.32 x 8.7 x 1.73 in.(440 x 220 x 44 mm)
19-inch Rack mount Steel Case, 1U Height
Physical Stacking
Stacking Speed (Per Port) 20 Gbps (Full-Duplex)
No. of Units Per Stack 8
Installable SFP+ Transceivers and Direct Attach Copper (DAC) Cables
  • TXM431-SR
  • TXM431-LR
  • TXC432-CU1M
  • TXC432-CU3M
Bandwidth/Backplane 2 SFP+
Switching Capacity Up to 128Gbps for a standalone switch
Bandwidth/Backplane Up to 320Gbps when 8 units in the stack
MAC Address Table 32K
Packet Buffer Memory 16 Mbits
Packet Forwarding Rate Up to 95.2Mpps for a standalone switch
Jumbo Frame 10240 Bytes
Number of IP Interfaces 128
Number of Static Routes 256
Number of Routes 12K
Certification CE, FCC, RoHS
Package Contents
  • Switch
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Resource CD
  • Rackmount Kit
  • Rubber Feet
System Requirements Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7/8, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX or Linux
Environment Operating Temperature: 0°C~40°C (32°F~104°F),
Storage Temperature: -40°C~70°C (-40°F~158°F)
Operating Humidity: 10%~90% non-condensing,
Storage Humidity: 5%~90% non-condensing

Software Features:


  • Physical Stacking
    • Up to 320Gbps of Backplane when 8 units in the stack
    • Up to 8 units per Stack
  • Virtual Stacking
    • Single IP Management(Cluster)
    • Up to 32 units per Virtual Stack

L3 Switching Features

  • L3 Routing
    • Up to 12K entries (all route entries combined)
    • Up to 12K dynamic route entries
    • Up to 256 static route entries
    • Up to 128 IP Interfaces
  • L3 Forwarding
    • Up to 8K entries (all L3 Hardware Forwarding Entries Combined)
  • RIP v1, v2
  • OSPF
    • OSPF v2
    • OSPF Passive Interface
    • OSPF NSSA (Not So Stubby Area)
    • OSPF Equal Cost Route
  • IGMP v1,v2,v3
  • Multicast Routing
    • Static Multicast Route
    • PIM-DM/SM
    • PIM SSM
  • ARP Proxy
  • Gratuitous ARP
  • DHCP Server/Relay
  • VRRP

L2 Switching Features

  • Link Aggregation
    • Support static link aggregation
    • Support 802.3ad LACP
    • Up to 32 aggregation groups, containing 8 ports per group
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    • IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol
    • IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
    • IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
    • STP Security: Loop back detection, TC Protect, BPDU Filter/Protect, Root Protect
  • Multicast
    • Support IGMP Snooping V1/V2/V3, up to 1K groups
    • Support multicast VLANs, IGMP Immediate Leave, Unknown IGMP Throttling, IGMP Filtering, Static Multicast IP
  • VLAN
    • Support IEEE802.1Q with 4K VLANs simultaneously (out of 4K VIDs)
    • Support Port VLAN, Protocol VLAN, and Private VLAN
    • Support GARP/GVRP feature
  • IEEE 802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for Half Duplex mode

Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Support 802.1p CoS/DSCP priority
  • Support 8 priority queues
  • Queue scheduling: SP, WRR, SP+WRR
  • Port/Flow- based Rate Limiting
  • Voice VLAN assure voice applications much smoother performance

Advanced Security Strategies

  • IP-MAC-Port-VID Binding
  • Static/Dynamic Port Security (MAC-based)
  • DoS defend feature
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • 802.1x authentication
    • Support 802.1x port/MAC based authentication
    • Support Radius authentication and accountability
    • Guest VLAN
  • Access Control List (ACL)
    • L2~L4 package filtering based on source and destination MAC address, IP address, TCP/UDP ports, 802.1p, DSCP, protocol and VLAN ID
    • Time based ACL
  • Support Broadcast, Multicast and Unknown unicast Storm Control
  • Secure web management through HTTPS and SSLv2/v3/TLSv1
  • Secure remote command line interface(CLI) management with SSH v1/V2


  • Support Web-based GUI management mode
  • Support Command Line Interface(CLI) through console port, telnet management mode
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3
  • RMON (1, 2, 3, 9 groups)
  • DHCP/BOOTP Client
  • DHCP Snooping
  • DHCP Option 82
  • CPU Monitoring
  • Port Mirroring (Many to One)
  • Cable Diagnostics feature
  • Ping/Tracert feature
  • SNTP
  • Integrated NDP/NTDP feature
  • System Log
  • Dual Image

Ethernet Protocols

  • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX/FX
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3z 1000BASE-X
  • IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-SR/LR
  • IEEE 802.3av GVRP
  • IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation
  • IEEE 802.3x Flow control
  • IEEE 802.1p QoS
  • IEEE 802.1q VLANs / VLAN tagging
  • IEEE 802.1v Protocol VLAN
  • IEEE 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree (MSTP)
  • IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree (RSTP)
  • IEEE 802.1x Network Login Security


  • MIB II (RFC1213)
  • Interface MIB (RFC2233)
  • Ethernet Interface MIB (RFC1643)
  • Bridge MIB (RFC1493)
  • P/Q-Bridge MIB (RFC2674)
  • RMON MIB (RFC2819)
  • RMON2 MIB (RFC2021)
  • Radius Accounting Client MIB (RFC2620)
  • Radius Authentication Client MIB (RFC2618)
  • Remote Ping, Traceroute MIB (RFC2925)
  • Support TP-LINK private MIBs


Front View
Front View
Right Angle View
Right Angle View
Rear View
Rear View
Removeable Power Module
Removeable Power Module


Download the TP-LINK T3700G-28TQ Switch Datasheet (PDF).