NTI 2x8 VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch

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Hosts

  • Female 15-pin HD and female USB Type B connectors.
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, Solaris, Linux, FreeBSD, and MAC OS 9/10.
  • Supports PCs with USB-enabled OS (Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Windows Server 2003, Linux) and USB ports.
  • Supports PCs with USB-enabled BIOS (legacy USB support) and USB ports.
  • Supports SUN Blade 100, SUN Blade 1000, SUN Fire™ 240 and SUN Ray.
  • Supports MAC G4, G5 and Xserve.
  • Supports MAC soft (keyboard) power-on.
  • Any legacy PS/2 or SUN computer can be connected by using a USB-PS2-R or USB-SUN-R adapter.

Monitor

  • Crisp and clear 1920x1200 resolution.
  • Female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • A multiscan VGA monitor is required to display the different video outputs from different platforms.
  • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.

Cables

  • Interface cables between your computers and the switch are required for proper operation. Use USBVEXT-xx-MM and standard interface cables to connect switches to computers.
  • Cables not included.

Environmental

  • Operating temperature: 32°F to 100°F (0°C to 38°C)
  • Storage temperature: -20°F to 140°F (-30°C to 60°C)
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.

Devices

  • Sets of female USB Type A connectors for keyboards and mice.
  • Compatible with most USB keyboards and mice, including Microsoft USB Intellimouse®, Logitech Cordless Elite Duo keyboard and mouse, Gyration keyboard/mouse, Crystal Vision keyboard with touchpad, and iKey DI-5K USB.
  • Keyboard and mouse are hot-pluggable.
  • USB MAC and SUN startup keys are supported on all platforms of input devices.
  • Keystrokes are translated across platforms.

Power

  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz.
  • Power consumption: 10-40W
  • Use the PWR-48V-5V2A DC-DC power converter to install the UNIMUX-2X8-U in a Telecom environment.

Regulatory Approvals

  • CE, RoHS
  • TAA compliant

Warranty

  • Two years

CONTROL

Keyboard

  • Type <Ctrl> + <`> to go into Command Mode.
  • Press <ESC> to leave Command Mode and return toNormal Mode.
  • Use the keyboard to command the switchbox to select ports or configure the Scan, Sharing and Broadcast Modes.
    • Normal Operating Mode allows the user to directly operate the selected computer with a transparent presence of the NTI switch.
    • Sharing Mode allows users to share the same computer.
    • Command Mode allows the user to give instructions to the switch through their keyboard. Keystrokes are not passed to the computer.
    • Scan Mode feature causes the switch to automatically and sequentially display the video from each selected powered on computer for a duration of 2-255 seconds (programmable by the user).
    • Broadcast Mode allows the user's keystrokes to be sent to all selected powered on computers.

RS232 Control

  • Standard feature on the rackmount units.
  • Control
    • Female DB9 connector.
    • Baud rate 300 through 9600, DIP switch selectable.
    • Use DIP switches to address up to 15 units, all of which can be daisy-chained and controlled by one serial port.
    • Seven segment displays show what input is connected to each output.
  • Commands
    • RS – causes switch to reset so that IN1 connects to OUT1, IN2 connects to OUT2.
    • CS – causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
    • CA – causes all inputs to connect to specified output.
    • RO – reads what input is connected to specified output.
    • RU – reads size of matrix, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.

Front Panel Interface

  • Locally change ports with front panel buttons.
  • Use front panel buttons to move through LCD screens and execute actions.
  • LCD indicates currently selected port for each user.
  • Use buttons to configure RS232 control.
    • Change baud rates for RS232.

On Screen Display (OSD)

  • Standard feature on the rackmount units.
  • Use keyboard or mouse to operate the switch from menus superimposed onto your monitor.
  • Type <CONTROL> + <`> to activate OSD.
  • Control, Scan, & Broadcast functions.
  • View vital port information.
  • Search for ports by name.
  • Search Mode lets the user type in the first few letters of the computer's name and the OSD will locate it.
  • Names can be up to 12 characters long.
  • Shows names of computers on cascaded switches up to 128 ports.
  • Displays the computer's platform next to its name.
  • Modify the size and position of the OSD.
  • Help Screens assist users with the OSD.
  • OS- and software-independent.
  • Our OSD comes built into your switch, so you do not have to install additional hardware or software.
  • Security Features built into OSD
    • Advanced security included with switch.
    • Each user password & name can be up to 15 characters long, and each switch can store up to 63 users.
    • Administrator can enable or disable all security features and select which computers each user can access.
    • Once security is enabled, a user or administrator must "login" in order to access any of the computers connected to the switch.

This listing is for unimux-2x8-u Switcher only. Use description below as a general reference.

The UNIMUX™ VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch allows up to eight users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 USB computers. Access USB-enabled PC, SUN, and MAC computers using USB keyboards and mice, and VGA multiscan monitors.

USB host computers and USB devices can be hot-plugged or removed at any time. Allows any USB device (keyboard and/or mouse) to control any attached USB host computer. International keyboard layouts are supported in auto-detection mode, or can be manually selected via the On Screen Display (OSD) menu.

Features

  • Equipped with OSD, Liquid Crystal Display, and RS232.
  • Rackmount is standard on all UNIMUX-nXm-U models. The smaller models are also available in a desktop case.
  • Dedicated microprocessors prevent computers from locking up, ensuring reliable control.
  • Fully compliant with USB standards (1.0, 1.1).
  • The advanced OSD user interface with password security makes the UNIMUX USB KVM Matrix Switch simple and reliable to use in Enterprise data centers.
  • Computers can be shared or used exclusively.
  • Crestron® compatible.




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