Hall Research KVM-U8 8 Port VGA USB KVM Switch

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The KVM-U8 is a single rack unit 8-port VGA KVM switch to control multiple hosts from a single console. Hosts connect to the switch via a convenient Video/USB combo cable. The switch console natively accepts USB keyboard and mouse but can use PS/2 with PS/2-USB adapters. Up to 8 switches can be linked together to control up to 64 servers. The switch may be accessed from any computer on the LAN with optional plug-in module (KVM-U8-IP).


  • On Screen Display (OSD) Menu
  • Two levels of password security
  • Hot key control
  • Push button and Auto Scan switching
  • Full keyboard and mouse emulation
  • Provides ACL (Access Control List) security with up to 8 independent ACLs of controllable computer lists
  • Hot pluggable. Add or remove connected computers without powering off the KVM switch or computers
  • Plug-n-Play monitor support
  • Keyboard state restored when switching between computers
  • Daisy chainable function with both Bus (8-layer) and Tree (2-layer) topologies
  • Video/USB combo cables available in 6, 10 and 15 ft lengths
  • Optional KVM Over IP interface (KVM-U8-IP) to allow remote access to the switch from any PC on the LAN.


  • Host Port Connector: HD15 VGA
  • Host Ports: 8
  • Console Type: USB or PS/2
  • Maximum Distance: 16 ft (5m)
  • Video Resolution (Local Console): 1920x1440
  • Video Resolution (Remote Console): 1600x1200 for IP-Based remote console
  • Console Ports: Local Console
    Optional Modules: IP-Based Remote Control
  • IP-Based Remote: Part # KVM-U8-IP Module
  • Daisy Chain: Support Daisy Chaining with both Bus (8-layer) and Tree (2-layer) topologies
    Connector DB15 (Female Type)
  • Computer Selection: Hot Key
    Push Button
    On Screen Display (OSD) Menu
  • Hot Key: Various Hotkey options (Scroll-Lock/ Caps-Lock/ Num-Lock/ Alt/ Ctrl/ Win)
  • Security: Provide ACL (Access Control List) security function, store up to 8 independent ACL's of controllable computer lists
  • OSD Language: 8 languages (English, France, Germen, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese)
  • Auto-Scan Interval: 5-99 sec
  • Keyboard Emulation: PS/2 or USB
  • Mouse Emulation: PS/2 or USB
  • Maximum Connected Computers: 8192
  • Housing: Metal
  • Power: 12 vDC, 1 ADC
  • Operating Temperature: 0-50 degC
  • Storage Temperature: -20-60 degC
  • Humidity: 0-80%, Non-Condensing
  • Mechanical: 19" Rackmount, 1U
  • Dimensions: 444.5 (mm) x 160 (mm) x 44.3 (mm)

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