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NetDirector 8-Port 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch w/ 17" LCD

  • SKU: 3499
  • Manufacturer: TRIPP LITE
  • MPN: B020-008-17
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NetDirector 8-Port 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch w/ 17" LCD

Tripp Lite’s B020-008-17 KVM Switch gives you a rack-mountable keyboard, LCD and touchpad in a single console that occupies only 1U of rack space. Easy to install and use, it’s the optimal solution for controlling up to 8 computers/servers.

The B020-008-17 has a built-in 17” LCD screen that supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. You can switch easily between the 8 ports using on-console push buttons, an on-screen display(OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Multi-level password security can be set up for an administrator and up to 4 local users to ensure only those with authorization can access the connected computers.

Saves Valuable Space and Money

  • Combines an 8-port KVM switch, 17" LCD screen, full keyboard and touchpad in a 1U rack-mountable drawer
  • Mounts into 19”-wide rack, 24”-37” deep
  • Gives you control of up to 8 computers/servers from a single, easily accessible console – ideal when rack space is at a premium
  • Flip-up/fold-down screen keeps the console from blocking access to rack equipment when not in use
  • Eliminates need to buy costly separate monitors, keyboards and mice for each computer/server

Simplifies IT Tasks

  • Switch quickly and easily between the 8 ports via on-console buttons, on-screen display or keyboard hot key commands
  • Hot pluggable; add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Auto-scan mode automatically sequences through all active ports that are accessible to the user

Large 17” LCD

  • Wide display makes multitasking easier
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
  • DDC emulation allows the video settings of each computer to be automatically adjusted for optimal output to the LCD

Multi-Level Password Security

  • Enhances security by limiting access to an administrator and up to 4 local users
  • Two-level log-out allows for manual log-out or automatic log-out after a user-defined period of time has passed

Expandability and Long-Lasting Reliability

  • Includes additional HD15 VGA monitor port and PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports for connecting an external console or a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit
  • Compatible with all major operating systems for easy integration into your existing structure(special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are not supported)
  • Firmware is easily upgradable with included cable and utility
  • Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use

System Requirements

  • PS/2 or USB computer
  • (1) P774-Series (PS/2) or P776-Series (USB) KVM Cable Kit is required for each connected computer/server
  • Compatible with all major operating systems (special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are supported)
  • Power consumption: 120V, 60Hz, 22.8W; 230V, 50Hz, 24W

Package Includes

  • B020-008-17 8-Port Console KVM Switch with 17" LCD
  • P774-Series 6 ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kit
  • P776-Series 6 ft. USB KVM Cable Kit
  • C13 to 5-15P power cord
  • RJ11 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
  • Owner’s Manual CD
Users 1
Console Yes
Max CPU 8
Shipping Weight 47.4 lbs.
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported 100V AC; 110V AC; 115V AC; 120V AC; 127V AC; 140V AC; 200V AC; 208V AC; 220V AC; 230V AC; 240V AC
Input Frequency 50/60Hz
Input Current 120V (0.8A) / 230V (0.4A)
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.) 1.75 x 16.75 x 24
Color Black
LCD Monitor (in.) 17
Relative Humidity 0% TO 80% RH
Operating Temperature 32 DEGREES TO 120 DEGREES F
BTUs 76.1 BTUs at 120V, 50Hz or 83.98 BTUs at 230V, 50Hz
Port Control Push Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
IP Remote Access No
Ports 8
Computer/Server Ports (x8) HD15 (Female)
PC/Server Connections PS/2
Cat5 KVM Switch No
Certifications UL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide) 1-year limited warranty