LCD/Keyboard Drawers with KVM

Local control, configuration and maintenance for all rack-integrated multiplatform servers via TFT console

The Keyboard Drawer / LCD Rack Console with integrated KVM Switch provides the IT personnel with real time access to 8, 16 or 32 PS/2, USB or SUN servers. In this way they are able to perform system checks and troubleshootings directly at the rack. By cascading the KVM switches the number of accessible hardware can be increased to 64, 128 or 256 servers.

Server access directly at the rack and unlimited remote access

TFT rack console solutions with integrated KVM via IP allows for remote access to any computer through a secure internet connection. Total access to BIOS level is available without any software - only an internet browser.

Local access in real-time on a single server or KVM Switch and additional CATx-based remote access functionality

LCD rack console solutions with integrated KVM transmitter unit provide the IT personnel with local access to a connected PS/2 server or KVM switch including the directly connected servers. Additionally offers the integrated transmitter to access rack hardware that is located up to 300m away from the local rack console. For this an optional receiver is required on the remote side.

Centralised local management and additional UTP remote access for rack servers via remote console

The Keyboard Drawer / LCD Rack Console with integrated KVM Switch and additional transmitter unit provides real time access to 8 or 16 PS/2, USB or SUN servers. The integrated transmitter provides access to rack integrated servers that are located up to 300m away from the local rack console via standard UTP cables. For this an optional available receiver is required on the remote side.

Typically specifications of keyboard drawer /LCD rack console units with integrated KVM Switch and/or UTP extender or KVM via IP functionality

  • LCD display 17" or 19" TFT Active-Matrix
  • Max. resolutions: 1280 x 1024 (17" TFT & 19" TFT)
  • Max. 16 Mio. colours (dithering)
  • VGA / SVGA / XGA compatible, connection HD15 or optional DVI-D/HDMI
  • Keyboard with numeric pad
  • Keyboard layouts for different languages available
  • Mouse/keyboard connection: PS/2 or USB compatible
  • Touchpad or trackball available (model-dependent)
  • Microsoft Intellimouse compatible
  • 8, 16 or 32 port KVM switch
  • Adaptors support PS/2, SUN, USB (multiplatform support)
  • Distance from computer to local console up to 20m via UTP/STP cabling
  • Programmable scan mode
  • On-Screen-Display with password protection
  • Naming of single computers via OSD
  • Full keyboard and mouse emulation during boot-up and operation
  • Cascadable up to 64, 128 or 256 servers (depending on manufacturer/model)
  • Installs quickly in standard server racks

Manufacturer and model-dependent vary

  • Video resolution
  • Display size
  • Support for DVI-D/HDMI
  • Serial port for configuration and external modem
  • Encryption of all transmitted data
  • Certificate management
  • Multi-platform kvm switch, adaptor supports PS/2, SUN, USB
  • On-Screen-Display with password protection
  • Full keyboard and mouse emulation during boot-up and operation
  • Automatic adjustment of data rate to transmission line
  • Integrated KVM extender transmitter unit for UTP-based remote accss.
  • Access via LAN, DSL or modem
  • Mounting depth
  • Number of ports of integrated KVM switch unit
  • Connectivity for servers or KVM switch
  • Multiplatform support
  • Cascadability
  • Max. distance for remote access