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ATEN 16-Port PS/2-USB VGA KVM Switch with Daisy-Chain Port and USB Peripheral Support CS1716A


The CS1716A KVM switch is a control unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single PS/2 or USB console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). A single CS1716A can control up to 16 computers. As many as 31 additional switches can be daisy-chained to each other, so that up to 512 computers can all be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. Additionally, a front panel USB port is available for each computer to access any peripherals connected to it on a one-at-a-time basis.

  • One USB-PS/2 console controls up to 16 computers
  • Daisy-chain up to 31 additional units – control up to 512 computers from a single console
  • Front accessible USB port allows each computer to access USB peripherals*
  • Dual Interface – supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
  • Multiplatform support – Windows, Linux, Mac and Sun
  • Video DynaSync™ – stores the console monitor’s EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to optimize display resolution
  • Supports USB keyboards for PC, Mac and Sun
  • Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
  • USB / PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation – computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
  • Superior video quality – up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
  • No software required – convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys and multilingual on-screen display (OSD) menus
  • Auto-senses station’s position on daisy-chained installations; no need for manual dip switch setting; front panel led indicates station’s position
  • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • Two level password security; only authorized users view and control computers; up to four users and an administrator with separate profiles for each
  • Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Broadcast Mode – operation simultaneously performed on all selected computers… etc
  • Hot pluggable – add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
  • Firmware upgrades to all the chained KVM switch at the same time via the daisy-chain cable
  • Rack mountable in 19″ system rack (1U)

    * The USB peripheral function only works with USB cable set connections. It will not work with PS/2 cable set connections.

SKU: ATE_CS1716A Categories: ,
Computer Connections
Direct 16
Maximum 512 (via Daisy-chain)
Port Selection OSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Connectors
Console Ports 1 x SPHD-18 Male (Yellow)
KVM Ports 16 x SPHD-15/17 Female (Yellow)
Daisy Chain Ports 1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Firmware Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
USB Port 1 x USB Type A Female
Power 1 x DC Jack Female (Black)
LEDs
Online 16 (Orange)
Selected 16 (Green)
Station ID 1 x 2-digit, 7-segment (Orange)
Power 1 (Dark Green)
Switches
Port Selection 16 x Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade Recovery 1 x Slide
Emulation
Keyboard / Mouse PS/2, USB
Video 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Scan Interval 1 – 255 Seconds (Default: 5 secs)
Power Consumption DC5.3V:5.31W:40BTU
Environmental
Operating Temperature 0-50˚C
Storage Temperature -20-60˚C
Humidity 0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Housing Metal
Weight 2.85 kg ( 6.28 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H) 43.72 x 15.99 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 6.3 x 1.73 in.)