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Tripp Lite 8-Port Rackmount USB / PS2 KVM Switch w/ On-Screen Display 1U Item # 939690
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Tripp Lite's NetController 8-port, 1U rackmount KVM switch is an affordable, highly-flexible enterprise class KVM switch, which allows the user to connect either USB or PS/2 keyboards and mice. In addition, P780-series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or adapters. Control up to 8 directly connected computers, or expand the number of connected computers to up to 248 by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches. Switch between connected computers via the On-Screen Display (OSD), pushbuttons, or keyboard hotkey commands. Other features include: password protection, auto-scanning, auto-logout, firmware upgrade and video support up to 2048 x 1536 (QXGA). Mounts easily in a standard 19" rack/cabinet and includes all necessary mounting hardware. Compatible with all major operating systems. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing.
|brand name||Tripp Lite|
|Daisy Chain Supported||Yes|
|Input Voltage||9 V DC|
|Max Units In A Stack||8|
|Maximum Video Resolution||2048 x 1536|
|Number of Computers Supported||8|
|warranty length||3-year limited|
|What's Included||KVM Switch; External Power Supply; Rackmount Hardware; 4 ft. HD15 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable; 8-in Daisy-Chain Cable - HD15M/HD15F; Daisy Chain Terminator - HD15M; CD with Owner's Manual and Quick Start Guide; Quick Start Guide|
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8-Port Rackmount USB / PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display
The B042-008 offers a comprehensive, cost-effective network management solution that installs in 1U of rack space. No server-resident software is required, so server performance and reliability are never compromised. Upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.
Supports Multiple Platforms
The B042-008 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, UNIX, Linux, BSD and DOS.
The B042-008 is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. An advanced on screen display (OSD) with high-resolution QXGA video up to 2048 x 1536 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 B042-008 is capable of controlling up to 248 servers/computers by daisy-chaining additional B042-Series KVMs. This gives network managers the flexibility to add capacity when it's needed, accommodating growing data center requirements without disrupting existing equipment.
The B042-008 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®, UNIX®, Linux, BSD and DOS.
Secure Every Connection
The B042-008 offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers
For your peace of mind, the B042-008 comes with a three-year warranty.
What's in the Box
- B042-008 Rackmount KVM Switch
- 1 x HD15 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
- 1 x 8-in. HD15 Daisy-Chain Cable & Terminator
- 1 x Multi-National AC Power Adapter
- Rackmounting Hardware
- Owner's Manual CD & Quick Start Guide
To connect computers to the KVM: one Tripp Lite P780-Series combo KVM cable kits per server/computer is required (see below). To daisy-chain from the B042-008: additional B042-008 or B042-008 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, protect, manage, house, cool, connect and mount 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.