Tripp Lite 16-Port Rack Console VGA KVM Switch w/ 19" LCD 1U TAA Item # 812945
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Tripp Lite's B040-016-19 KVM Switch gives you a rack-mountable keyboard, LCD and touchpad in a single console that occupies only 1U of rack space. Easy to install and use, it's the cost-effective solution for controlling up to 16 directly connected computers/servers.The B040-016-19 has a built-in 19" LCD screen supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768. You can switch easily between the 16 ports using on-console push buttons, an on-screen display (OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Password protection prohibits unauthorized users from accessing the connected computers.With this KVM switch, you can increase the number of connected computers up to 256 by daisy-chaining up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches. Uses Tripp Lite P780-series combo cable kits that support both PS/2 and USB connections without the need to purchase additional cables or adapters. An extra HD15 port allows an additional VGA monitor or an external console to be connected. Add a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit to connect from anywhere in the world. An additional USB port lets you connect an external mouse or keyboard. When not in use, the B040-016-19 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. This KVM console is compatible with all major operating systems. Rugged steel housing stands up to frequent use. Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.
|brand name||Tripp Lite|
|Certifications & Standards||TAA Compliant; UL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1|
|Display Screen Type||LCD|
|Max Units In A Stack||8|
|Number of Computers Supported||16|
|Pointing Device Type||TouchPad|
|screen resolution||1366 x 768|
|screen size||19 in.|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
|What's Included||NetController 19" 16-Port VGA Console KVM Switch; 1 - B040-016-19, 19" Console KVM Switch; 1 - 4ft Firmware Upgrade cable, HD15F-DB9F; 1 - AC Power Cord; 1 - Owners Manual CD; 1 - Quick Start Guide|
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16-Port VGA KVM Switch Rack Console 1URM wtih 19" LCD Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse
The B040-016-19 offers a complete network management solution. It combines a 16-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad, and 19-in. LCD in compact 1U housing suitable for installation in racks from 27 to 42 inches deep. The B040-016-19 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. No server-resident software is required, so server performance and reliability are never compromised. Hot pluggable functionality enables servers or computers to be added or removed with no need to power down the KVM switch or disrupt the entire system. Upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.
The B040-016-19 supports both PS/2 and USB connections (Tripp Lite P780-Series combo KVM cable kits required; sold separately). Because compatibility is based on common hardware standards rather than system software dependencies, almost any platform can be accommodated. Connect multiple versions of multiple platforms in any combination, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Sun.Tripp Lite's B040-016-19 NetController™ 16-Port VGA Rackmount Console KVM Switch is the smart solution for controlling multiple computers and servers in IT applications. It combines a keyboard, touchpad, 19-in. color LCD and 16-port KVM switch in a 1U, heavy-duty steel rack drawer for compact storage and easy access without compromising control over connected servers. The heavy-duty steel enclosure, high-quality LCD, premium connectors and uncomplicated controls ensure trouble-free operation in demanding high-availability environments. The B040-016-19 can control 16 servers/computers directly, or up to 256 by daisy-chaining additional KVM switches. It is compatible with both PS/2 and USB computers using Tripp Lite P780-Series combo KVM cable kits (available separately), and accepts connection of an IP remote access unit for access to servers/computers via LAN, WAN or Internet.
The B040-016-19 is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. BIOS-level access allows network administrators to solve complex problems efficiently and restore service before downtime affects productivity. An advanced on screen display (OSD) with high-resolution VGA video up to 1366 x 768 provides a graphical user interface with management tools including custom port labeling, auto-scanning and panel array mode. Users may also select a connected computer using on-console pushbuttons or keyboard hotkey commands. Two LEDs per KVM port indicate (1) when a computer is connected to a KVM port and powered on, and (2) when a computer is selected.
Control Multiple Computers
The B040-016-19 is capable of controlling up to 256 servers/computers by daisy-chaining additional KVMs (Tripp Lite models B042-008 and B042-016). This gives network managers the flexibility to add capacity when it's needed, accommodating growing data center requirements without disrupting existing equipment.
With the addition of an optional IP remote access unit (Tripp Lite model B051-000, sold separately), the B040-016-19 provides secure IP remote access to connected servers/computers without requiring additional rack space. IP remote access enables system administration, BIOS-level troubleshooting, GUI application installations, equipment reboots and more to be accomplished from any location using a standard Web browser or multi-platform client software. A modem port provides optional out-of-band dial-up access to equipment when the network or Internet connection goes down. The B051-000 also supports USB virtual media access.Secure Every ConnectionThe B040-016-19 offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers. IP remote access (if provided by the optional IP remote access unit) is further protected with security features including password protection, advanced encryption, bandwidth-optimized video and detailed activity logging.
- 1U rackmount console with built-in 16-Port KVM switch, 19" LCD, keyboard, and touchpad
- Directly control up to 16 computers, or increase the number of connected computers to up to 256 by daisychaining up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches
- Built-in monitor supports video resolutions up to 1366 X 768
- Use in racks from 27 to 42 inches deep
- On-Screen Display (OSD) menu for intuitive, easy control of the KVM
- Password protection and auto-log out features
- Firmware upgradeable
- Add IP Remote Access with a Tripp Lite B051-000
- Hot-swappable: disconnect and reconnect USB computers w/o reboot
What's in the Box
- B040-016-19 Rackmount Console KVM Switch
- 1 x HD15 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
- 1 x 6-ft. C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
- Rackmounting Hardware
- Owner's Manual CD & Quick Start Guide
To connect servers/computers to the KVM: one Tripp Lite P780-Series combo KVM cable kit per server/computer is required (see below). To daisy-chain from the B040-016-19: additional B042-008 or B042-016 KVM switches and cable kits; consult the owner's manual for detailed information about daisy-chain configurations. For IP remote access: B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit (see below).
Founded in 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite is a leading manufacturer of products to power, connect and protect your equipment. With a large selection of connectivity products, Tripp Lite has everything from USB hubs and reversible USB cables to fiber-optic cables and over Cat5e/Cat6 signal extenders. Whether you need to connect high-speed networks to switches, routers and servers in your data center, or send high-resolution video signals to displays and digital signs, Tripp Lite has the complete solution. Plus, before and after your purchase, our Chicago-based, in-house technical support specialists are available to assist you by phone, email and live chat. With over 90 years of quality products and service, Tripp Lite is a brand you can trust.