A single keyboard, video monitor and mouse can be connected to more than one computer using the KVM Switch. The number of computers which can be connected to s single pair of peripherals depends upon the ports that the switch has. Available in 2, 4, 8 and 16 ports, these units can also be daisy chained together to control an greater number of computers. Connections between the peripherals along with the host computer can be secured using either CAT5 or VGA cables. Some models are also connected via IP and recognized as IP KVM Switches or KVM over IP Switches. Peripherals supported can be either PS2 or VGA with the respective models being known as PS2 KVM switch and USB KVM Switch. Another classification is analog or digital on the basis of your type of connection. Advantages end model of all these versions are known to back up audio and are in order to an Audio KVM Conversion.
Compact desktop models, intensive testing . also available in rack mount versions. These units are easy to install and work on simple plug and play kind of functionality. They do not require any additional software or device drivers for operation. Hot pluggable, the switches are so designed that it isn't necessary to shut down computers while maintenance operations are being performed. Offering multi platform support, may well compatible with SUN, IBM, HP, Dell, Solaris, and Mac, and Windows Vista/2003/XP/2000, Netware, UNIX and Linux operating systems and have optional 12, 24 and 48 volt DC vitality.
Supporting Microsoft Intellimouse, Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer, Logitech Net Mouse, the KVM Switch with audio is along with a LED display for easy status monitoring. Control can be exercised using front panel push buttons or hot key combinations. High end models also use RS232 or Infra red remote device. Supporting resolutions of 1920 x 1440, it consists of bandwidth of 400 Mhz. The key features of extra switches are: ability to switch audio from each PC and transmit to an appartment of peripheral speakers, multi lingual on screen display menu (OSD), auto scan mode for monitoring PCs at regular intervals, advanced user profiles, complete keyboard and mouse emulation for simultaneous boot up of PCs and configurable OSD hot key combinations.
Since the Audio KVM Switch offers flexibility and range of control, the widely deployed in server rooms and data centers as well as remote monitoring facilities where salvaging used by network internet admins.