Black Box ServSelect III KVM Switch (2 x 8 and 2 x 16), 2 Users x 8 Ports

Mfg. Part: KV22008A-R2 | CDW Part: 1651180 | UNSPSC: 43211604
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  • ServSelect III KVM Switch (2 x 8 and 2 x 16)
  • 2 Users x 8 Ports
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Main Features
  • ServSelect III KVM Switch (2 x 8 and 2 x 16)
  • 2 Users x 8 Ports
N/A - Supports PS/2 keyboards and mice
- Access either 8 or 16 multiplatform servers
- Supports VT100(tm)
- Cascadable
- Choose from three operation modes
- Provides 1600 x 1280 resolution
- Convenient on-screen menus
- Built-in password protection and keep-alive functionality
- Flash upgradable
- Rackmountable

With the ServSelect(tm) III 2 x 8, two users can access up to 8 servers and network devices from PS/2® consoles. Plus you can cascade up to 8 ServSelect III units to control up to 128 or 256 servers in your system! Simply put, the ServSelect III is ideal for IT departments where two people need access to multiple servers.

This two-user switch comes with a pair of analog port sets to accommodate two monitors and a pair of PS/2 keyboards and mice. It can control, switch between, troubleshoot, and reboot all connected servers and other ServSwitch(tm) units.

Convenient on-screen menus
Intuitive on-screen menus enable you to configure your system and select servers and other switches. You can easily identify each server by a unique name, ID number, or port number.

Three operational modes enable you to manage your switching activities: Scan, Broadcast, and Switch.

In Scan mode, the ServSelect III sequentially displays the status of up to 16 servers on-screen. You select which servers are scanned in a sequence and how many seconds each is displayed.

In Broadcast mode, a user can simultaneously control more than one server to ensure that all selected servers receive the same input.

In Switch mode, either user can select and share any server at any time.

Keep-alive power safeguards, password protection, and more.
The ServSelect III is equipped with robust features that keep your system running and secure. BIOS-level access ensures connection to the attached servers, regardless of the servers' health or their operating system. What's more, the ServSelect III's keep-alive safeguard enables the attached servers to continue functioning even if the switch experiences a power failure.

Protect your system with a screen-saver password for each user.
When a user station is unused for a period of time, the monitor enters a screen-saving mode and can only be unlocked by typing a password.

The ServSelect III is also flash upgradable, which means it's built for your system's future. Upgrade your firmware at any time by using the switch's simple update utility.

Optimal video resolution
You get optimal 1600 x 1280 resolution for analog VGA, SVGA, and XGA when you connect a user station to the ServSelect III with a 10-foot (3-m) cable. But keep in mind that the longer the cable, the lower the resolution. For example, resolution is a maximum of 800 x 600 when the connection is 50 feet (15.2 m).

Although the system adjusts automatically to the optimal video parameters, you can fine-tune the image manually and set refresh and frame rates. The ServSelect III supports Display Data Channel (DDC) Plug-and-Play, which autoconfigures the monitor and is compliant with the VESA DDC2B standard.

The genius of ServSelect III Cables
Make connections to individual servers with nonflashable ServSelect III Cables (sold separately). These CAT5 cables provide keyboard, video, and mouse connectivity. Simply connect a cable's RJ-45 end to your ServSelect III and the other end to your server.

Mulitplatform connectivity
To connect VT100(tm), PS/2, USB, or Sun® servers more than 15 feet (4.5 m) from your ServSelect III, order our ServSelect Server Access Modules (SAMs) (sold separately). Powered by their connected servers, the modules "keep alive" even if the ServSelect III loses its power. Order one for each switch-to-CPU connection.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Bay Required
Type: None

Chassis Built-in Devices: LED panel

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 20 - 80%
Max Operating Temperature: 122 °F
Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F

Brand: Black Box
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: Black Box
Model: III
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Black Box ServSelect

Interface Provided
Connector Type: RJ-45
Qty: 8
Type: KVM

Comments: Management
Connector Type: 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)
Interface: RS-232
Qty: 1

Qty: 2
Type: Keyboard (PS/2)

Type: Mouse (PS/2)

Connector Type: HD-15
Type: VGA

Keyboard Mouse Interface: PS/2
KVM Features: Server connection via twisted pair
KVM Local Users Qty: 2 Local user(s)
KVM Max Supported Video Resolution: 1600 x 1280
KVM V-Sync Rate At Max Resolution: 75 Hz
Server Connection Via Twisted Pair: CAT5

Compliant Standards: DDC-2B
Height (Rack Units): 1

Connectivity Technology: Wired
Features: Firmware upgradable
Form Factor: Desktop
Ports Qty: 8
Stackable: Cascadable
Subcategory: KVM
Subtype: KVM
Type: KVM switch

Power Device
Frequency Required: 50/60 Hz
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Type: Internal power supply

Support Details Full Contract Period: 1 year
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Slot Required
Type: None

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 11 in
Height: 1.7 in
Weight: 7.94 lbs
Width: 17 in

Qty: 8
Type: KVM

Service & Support
Type: 1 year warranty

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