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ATEN 8-Port USB DVI/Audio KVM Switch CS1768


The CS1768 8-port USB DVI KVM Switch is a multi-purpose appliance that consolidates access and control of up to 8 computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and dual-monitor (DVI-I and VGA) console.

It can be cascaded to three levels – allowing up to 73 CS1768s to control up to 512 computers – all from the original single console, making it ideal for industry-grade IT applications and management.

  • One USB console controls eight Single Link DVI or VGA computers and two additional USB 2.0 devices
  • KVM console supports a digital (DVI-D) or an analog (VGA) video output
  • Computer ports support digital (DVI) and analog (VGA) video inputs* – mixed operation possible
  • Cascadable to three levels – control up to 512 computers
  • Multi-Display mode – stack up to four CS1768 units and display video from up to four monitors (dual display / triple display / quad display)
  • Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual on-screen display (OSD)
  • OSD Backup/Restore function – enables the administrator to back up the switch´s configuration and user profile information
  • 2-port USB 2.0 hub built in
  • Fully compliant with the USB 2.0 specification
  • Two-level (Administrator/User) password authorization for enhanced security protection
  • Multilingual OSD supports English, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and French
  • Audio enabled – full bass response provides a rich experience for 2.1 channel surround sound systems
  • Console audio ports on front panel for easy access
  • Multiplatform support – Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun
  • Supports widescreen resolutions
  • Superior video quality – 1920 x 1200 (Single Link DVI); 2048 x 1536 (VGA); DDC2B
  • Independent switching of KVM and USB focus
  • DVI digital and analog monitor support – fully compliant with the DVI specifications
  • HDCP compatible
  • Video DynaSync™  – exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
  • Console mouse port emulation/bypass feature supports most mouse drivers and multifunction mice
  • Complete keyboard emulation for error-free booting
  • Mac/Sun keyboard support and emulation**
  • Multilingual keyboard mapping – supports English (US), English (UK), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Spanish
  • Auto Scan Mode for monitoring all computers
  • Broadcast mode – allows you to send commands from the console to all computers to perform operations simultaneously.
  • Firmware upgradable

    Note:
    * A VGA input requires a VGA to DVI adapter or a VGA to DVI KVM cable(2L-7DX2U/2L-7DX3U). This KVM cable is sold separately
    ** PC keyboard combinations emulate Mac/Sun keyboards; Mac/Sun keyboard work only with their own computers

SKU: ATE_CS1768 Categories: ,
Computer Connections
Direct 8
Maximum 512 (via Cascade)
Port Selection OSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Connectors
Console Ports 1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
1 x DVI-I Female (White)
2 x USB Type A Female
2 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Pink; 1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
2 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Green; 1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
KVM Ports 8 x DVI-I Female (White)
8 x USB Type B Female
8 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Green)
8 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Pink)
Firmware Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
Power 1 x DC Jack
USB Hub 2 x USB Type A Female (1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
Switches
Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade 1 x Slide Switch
LEDs
USB Link 8 (Green)
Power 1 (Dark Green)
On Line /Selected 8 (Orange)
Emulation
Keyboard / Mouse USB
Video DVI (Single Link): 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz;
VGA: 2048 x 1536 @ 60Hz
Scan Interval 1–255 seconds (default: 5 secs.)
Power Consumption DC5.3V:4.53W:47BTU
Environmental
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Storage Temperature -20-60°C
Humidity 0 – 80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Housing Metal
Weight 2.80 kg ( 6.17 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H) 43.72 x 16.12 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 6.35 x 1.73 in.)