1U KVM Swtich, 8 port combo-free (PS/2 & USB)


SKU: KVM-08A-CF Category:



The 8-port combo-free KVM switch can control attaching servers and computers from local or remote console. This KVM switch is loaded with features such as one local console port, plus one optional CAT5-based remote console port or one optional IP-based remote console Port, On Screen Display (OSD) Menu, Password security, Hot key Control, Push Button and Auto Scan Control. It has complete keyboard and mouse emulation for simultaneous PCs boot-up process. With the CAT5-based remote console port you can you remotely control servers and computers 1000 feet away. In other words, you can locate your monitor, keyboard and mouse up to 1000 feet away from the KVM switch. The built-in CAT5 transmitter synthesizes VGA monitor and keyboard/mouse signals, and transmit the signals to the remote CAT5 receiver over the popular LAN CAT5 cable. With the IP-based remote console port you can control one or many computers locally at the server site or remotely via the Internet using a standard browser. You can securely gain BIOS level access to systems for maintenance, support, or failure recovery over the Internet. Communication is secure via SSL encryption.


  • Dual Console 8-port KVM switch
  • Support combo interface for connecting to computer ports conveniently
  • Support one local console plus one optional remote console (CAT5 or IP)
  • CAT5 console up to 1000 feet away from KVM switch with superior auto-adjust RGB gain/delay control capability
  • Support MS windows, Netware, Unix, and Linux
  • Support iMAC, Power MAC and Sun Micro Systems with USB port
  • No Software Required — easy computer selection via On Screen Display (OSD) Menu, Push Buttons, and Hotkeys
  • Provide various Hotkey (Scroll-Lock/ Cap-Lock/ Num-Lock/ L-Alt/ L-Ctrl/ L-Win/ R-Alt/ R-Ctrl/ R-Win) for switching computer port and other control functions, so Hotkey function can be used in various types of keyboards,and to avoid Hotkey duplicate problem.
  • Provide ACL (Access Control List) security function. Store up to 8 independent user accounts
  • Provide ACL (Access Control List) security function, store up to 8 independent ACLs for controllable PC list
  • Hot Plug — add or remove connected computers without powering off the KVM switch or computers
  • Support two user layers, and search computer/server name
  • Plug-n-Play monitor support
  • Keyboard status restored when switching computer
  • Support Daisy Chain function with both Bus (8-layer) and Tree (2-layer)topologies


  • KVM type: PS/2 and USB interface KVM switch
  • Console ports: One Local USB console plus One Optional Remote Module
  • PC port connector: HDDB-15
  • PC ports: 8
  • Max. distance (KVM swtich – host): 6 ft (1.8 m)
  • Video resolution (local console): 1920 x 1440
  • Video resolution (remote console): 1600 x 1200 for CAT5-Based 500 feet remote console (ET101-C01), 1024 x 768 for CAT5-Based 1000 feet remote console. (ET101-C04), 1600 x 1200 for IP-Based remote console
  • CAT5-based remote console module: RJ-45 Connector, CAT5 console up to 1000 feet away from KVM switch with superior, auto-adjust RGB gain/delay control capability
  • IP-based remote module: RJ-45 8P8C for 10/100M Ethernet, DB9 male for Modem, Null modem and serial power control, Mini USB 2.0 receptacle
  • Daisy chaining: Support Daisy Chaining with both Bus (8-layer) and Tree (2-layer) topologies, DB15 Female Connector
  • Computer port selection: On Screen Display (OSD) Menu, Hot Key, Push Button
  • Hotkey: Provide various Hotkey (Scroll-Lock/ Cap-Lock/Num-Lock/ Alt/ Ctrl/ Win)
  • Security: Provide ACL (Access Control List) security function, store up to 8 independent controllable Computers lists
  • Multilingual OSD (on screen display) control: 8 languages (English, France, Germen, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese)
  • Auto-scan internals: 5 ~ 99 Sec.
  • Keyboard / mouse emulation: PS/2 or USB

Additional information

Weight 15.00 lbs


Storage temp.

-20º ~ 60ºC

Operating temp.

0 ~ 50ºC

Power supply

DC Power adapter : 12V DC, 1A


16.5 x 6.7 x 1.7 inches