Analogue 1/2/4/8/16 Port KVM Switches

KVM switching solutions for office and SMB applications

KVM switch solutions with 2 or 4 ports are the preferred choice of businesses such as law firms and medical practices. They allow to manage and control up to 4 PS/2, SUN or USB computers from a single set of keyboard, monitor and mouse. Depending on model, the KVM switches are additionally equipped with USB hubs, which allow the usage of printers, scanners external drives and further USB devices on all two or four computers. Further versions support the transmission of audio signals (microphone, speaker) or are designed with separated I/O processor architecture. In this way, it is impossible to exchange data signals between different ports. This secured versions are very often used in mission critical areas and in the government sector.

KVM switching solutions for office and SMB applications

KVM switch solutions with 2 or 4 ports are the preferred choice of businesses such as law firms and medical practices. They allow to manage and control up to 4 PS/2, SUN or USB computers from a single set of keyboard, monitor and mouse. Depending on model, the KVM switches are additionally equipped with USB hubs, which allow the usage of printers, scanners external drives and further USB devices on all two or four computers. Further versions support the transmission of audio signals (microphone, speaker) or are designed with separated I/O processor architecture. In this way, it is impossible to exchange data signals between different ports. This secured versions are very often used in mission critical areas and in the government sector.

KVM switches for the management of multi-platform servers and serial IT devices

Typically 8 or 16 port KVM switches are used in SMB/ SME rack environments, server rooms or IT branches. They allow to manage and control up to 8 (cascaded up to 64) or 16 (cascaded up to 256) PS/2, SUN or USB servers as well as serial IT devices (router, switches, hubs, firewalls, etc) from a single console set. The rack-mounted servers and KVM switch systems are connected via dedicated cables or UTP adapters for advanced cable management. Some analogue 8 or 16 port KVM switches are equipped with additional TCP/IP functionality for unlimited remote access. Further information in terms of TCP/IP based KVM switches can be found in the corresponding product column on our webpage.

Typically specifications of KVM switches with 2, 4, 8 or 16 ports

  • Control up to 16 computers from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse
  • Support for PS/2, USB or serial devices
  • Support most popular types of keyboards and mice
  • Switching through hotkey commands
  • Switching through external push button
  • Full keyboard and mouse emulation during boot-up and operation
  • Easy to install
  • Operating system independent
  • High video resolution

Manufacturer and model-dependent vary

  • Video resolution
  • Support for PS/2, USB or serial devices
  • Cascadable up to 64 or 256 computers
  • Switching through push-button, keyboard, hot key or OSD control
  • Full keyboard and mouse emulation during boot-up and operation
  • USB media interfaces
  • Management interface (web-based or software)
  • Security features and access levels
  • Auto-scan mode for convenient switching
  • Plug & play functionality
  • LED display and buttons for direct switching
  • USB media interfaces
  • Additional TCP/IP functionality for unlimited remote access