PS2/USB 8/16 Port Combo KVM Switch

ƒ On-screen Display (OSD)

ƒ Supports daisy chaining with up to 3
cascade levels. Cascaded units do not
require a special configuration.

ƒ Keyboard emulation prevents boot errors

ƒ Supports hot-plugging: All devices
connected to the KVM can be added or
removed at any time without shutting
down the KVM.

ƒ Select a PC to switch to using one of 3

ƒFront Panel Button

ƒHot-Keys on a PS/2 keyboard

ƒOSD Menu (On Screen Display)

ƒ LED display for PC and/or server status
The D-Link PS2/USB 8/16 Port Combo KVM Switch is a high-end local remote management solution which
allows you to control up to 4096* PCs from a single console.

ƒ Fully compliant with USB 1.1/ 2.0
Versatile Management
Convenient Installation
Toggle between clients using the front panel buttons, The sturdy metal chassis is mountable in a standard

ƒ Support for Windows, Linux, Mac OS 9/
keyboard hotkeys, or On-screen Display (OSD) 19” rack. Daisy chain multiple KVM switches together
OS X, and Sun Microsystems Operating
menu. The on-screen menu allows you to label up to three levels deep; cascaded units require no
each channel with a descriptive name, providing special configuration and automatically configure

ƒ Rack mountable in 19” system rack (1U)
clear and easy navigation. A convenient Auto-Scan themselves as master or slave. Target workstations

ƒ Monitor resolutions of up to 2048 x 1536
function allows you to automatically toggle between can be connected via keyboard/mouse or PS/2 using
multiple computers sequentially at preset intervals. a custom combo cable. A PS/2 or USB keyboard is
1 Daisy-chain configuration using KVM-450
The front panel LEDs assist with workstation/server emulated on each terminal allowing all attached
status monitoring. Green LEDs indicate that systems computers to successfully boot without keyboard
are online, while separate red LEDs indicate when a errors. Hot-pluggable connections allow you to add
particular system has been selected for management devices to or remove them from the KVM switch
via console.
without the need to shut it down.
Example: Cascade Chaining Configuration

Technical Specifications
Number of Computers Controlled
Selection Method
Push Button and Hot-Key (PS/2 Keyboard) or On-Screen-Display (OSD)
Red for PC Selected
Green for PC On-line/Ready
8 x HDB-15 female
16 x HDB-15 female
PC Connectors
PS/2 & USB Signal Combined
1 x 6 pin mini-DIN female
Console Ports
1 x 6 pin mini-DIN female
1 x HDB-15 female
Firmware Upgrade Port
Mini USB
Auto-Scan Interval
Adjustable time setting by OSD menu
DDC, DDC2 monitor
Maximum resolution up to 2048 x 1536 @ 65 Hz
Windows 98SE/ME/2000/2003/2008/XP/Vista/7
Operating Systems Supported
Linux, Mac
OS 9/OS X and Sun Microsystems
By external power adapter
Dimensions (L x W x H)
44 x 15.7 x 4.5 cm (17.3 x 6.1 x 1.5 inches)
1750 g
1900 g
Housing Material
Operating Temperature
0-50°C (32°-122°F)
0%-80% Relative Humidity
FCC, CE, C-Tick, IC, CSA
ACN 052 202 838
D-Link Corporation
No. 289 Xinhu 3rd Road, Neihu, Taipei 114, Taiwan
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Release 01 (March 2010)