KVM Switches

What is a KVM Switch?


A KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) switch or sometimes referred to as a server switch or CPU switch is a hardware device that enables a user or multiple user’s reliable access to control a number of computers using a single keyboard, monitor (video display) and mouse.


How does a KVM Switch work?


A KVM switch pushes multiple video and peripheral signals and produces a single output to a single keyboard, video or mouse, allowing for quick access to several computers and data sources.


Some KVM switches allow users to alternate audio and USB devices between computers and many are designed for connections of up to thousands of users and servers controlled from a single console.


When are KVM Switches used?


Control multiple computers: KVM switches are commonly used in environments when you need to control multiple computers like in a data centre. With a single switch, the administrator can alternate access from one computer to another.


Multi-user computer control: by using a KVM Matrix switch, multiple users can control one to many shared computers, enabling cross-functional access to data.


Control of Multiple Operating Systems: KVM switches enable users to switch across multiple operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux


What are the different types of KVM Switches?


DisplayPort KVM switch: are becoming increasingly popular as video display manufacturers are moving away from DVI-I and VGA. DisplayPort KVM switches are beneficial for peripheral sharing. This setup allows users to share many USB peripherals across all computers.


DVI KVM switch: used with DVI compatible monitor(s). These are intended to deliver reliable digital video capabilities, providing a better solutions by overcoming resolution limitation of VGA formats. The switches can work with either single or dual link DVI-D or DVI-I and can also offer reverse compatibility. This can be useful for those users who need to work with high-performance workstations.


HDMI KVM switch: this is an ideal switch for those looking for HDMI signal switching that does not affect video quality. The HDMI KVM switches are known for quick switching without interruptions. They are commonly used in broadcasting, medical imaging, home and commercial theatres and digital signage.


USB KVM Switch – A common type of switch that uses USB cables for keyboard video & mouse connections, some models will also work with PS/2 connectivity and allows for audio sharing and wireless connectivity.


KVM-over-IP switch: these types of switches give user’s access or monitor multiple PCs and servers in a dedicated network, LAN or even over a WAN from anywhere with IP remote access. KVM/IP Switch are mostly found in medium or large data centres who need multiple users to monitor several computers or servers.


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Omschrijving Prijs Number of Ports Number of Displays Supported Number of Video Outputs Video Connection Type Keyboard/Mouse Connection Type Audio Connection Type Dimensions Maximum Resolution Depth Height Width
RS-stocknr. 708-0006
FabrikantnummerSLS200USB0-01
FabrikantLantronix
€ 386,46
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Aantal stuks
1 - - VGA USB - 132 x 58 x 31mm 1600 x 1200 58mm 31mm 132mm
RS-stocknr. 720-9175
FabrikantnummerAL-IPEPS
FabrikantAdder
€ 503,02
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Aantal stuks
1 1 - VGA PS/2 - 120 x 75 x 27mm 1600 x 1200 75mm 27mm 120mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8333
FabrikantnummerSV211KUSB
FabrikantStartech
€ 49,03
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Aantal stuks
2 1 1 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 96 x 60 x 20mm 2048 x 1536 60mm 20mm 96mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8349
FabrikantnummerSV231DVIUA
FabrikantStartech
€ 189,95
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Aantal stuks
2 1 1 DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 160 x 100 x 40mm 1920 x 1200 100mm 40mm 160mm
RS-stocknr. 122-1408
FabrikantnummerF1DD102Lea
FabrikantBelkin
€ 207,49
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2 1 - DVI USB - 327 x 140 x 49mm 1920 x 1200 140mm 49mm 327mm
RS-stocknr. 122-1405
FabrikantnummerF1DS104Lea
FabrikantBelkin
€ 195,22
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Aantal stuks
4 1 - VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 327 x 140 x 49mm 2048 x 1536 140mm 49mm 327mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8077
FabrikantnummerSV211DPUA
FabrikantStartech
€ 120,92
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Aantal stuks
2 1 1 DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 66 x 88 x 23mm 2560 x 1900 88mm 23mm 66mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8383
FabrikantnummerSV831DVIU
FabrikantStartech
€ 988,90
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8 1 1 DVI USB No Audio 438 x 180 x 44mm 1920 x 1200 180mm 44mm 438mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8355
FabrikantnummerSV215MICUSBA
FabrikantStartech
€ 62,67
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2 1 1 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 810 x 690 x 260mm 2048 x 1536 690mm 260mm 810mm
RS-stocknr. 720-9178
FabrikantnummerAL-IPEPS-DA
FabrikantAdder
€ 673,55
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Aantal stuks
1 1 - VGA PS/2 - 120 x 75 x 42mm 1600 x 1200 75mm 42mm 120mm
RS-stocknr. 720-9181
FabrikantnummerAV4PRO-DVI-UK
FabrikantAdder
€ 503,02
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Aantal stuks
4 1 - DVI USB - 233 x 115 x 44mm 2048 x 1080 115mm 44mm 233mm
RS-stocknr. 122-1407
FabrikantnummerF1DD104Lea
FabrikantBelkin
€ 278,04
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4 1 - DVI PS/2, USB 3.5 mm Stereo 327 x 140 x 49mm 1920 x 1200 140mm 49mm 327mm
RS-stocknr. 720-9188
FabrikantnummerAV4PRO-VGA-UK
FabrikantAdder
€ 417,77
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Aantal stuks
4 1 - VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 260 x 150 x 100mm - 150mm 100mm 260mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8343
FabrikantnummerSV411KUSB
FabrikantStartech
€ 96,23
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Aantal stuks
2 1 1 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 95 x 61 x 25mm 2048 x 1536 61mm 25mm 95mm
RS-stocknr. 778-6391
FabrikantnummerDKVM-4U
FabrikantD-Link
€ 96,46
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Aantal stuks
4 1 - VGA USB - 105 x 178 x 30.5mm 2048 x 1536 178mm 30.5mm 105mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8085
FabrikantnummerSV831DUSBU
FabrikantStartech
€ 421,05
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8 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 540 x 180 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 180mm 45mm 540mm
RS-stocknr. 794-7041
FabrikantnummerKVM-516
FabrikantRextron
€ 433,50
Each
Aantal stuks
16 1 - VGA PS/2 - - 1600 x 1200 - - -
RS-stocknr. 123-8084
FabrikantnummerSV431DVIUAGB
FabrikantStartech
€ 258,96
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Aantal stuks
4 1 1 DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 253 x 115 x 45mm 2560 x 1600 115mm 45mm 253mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8365
FabrikantnummerSV431DDVDUA
FabrikantStartech
€ 374,30
Each
Aantal stuks
4 2 2 DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 220 x 130 x 60mm 1920 x 1440 130mm 60mm 220mm
RS-stocknr. 144-9061
FabrikantnummerCS682
FabrikantAten
€ 73,73
Each
Aantal stuks
2 - - DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 111 x 78 x 25mm 1920 x 1200 78mm 25mm 111mm
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