Tripp Lite's B004-008, 8-Port KVM Switch, is a low-cost solution for IT managers needing a KVM switch for up to 8 CPU's. Use on a desktop or in the rack; comes with 19" rackmount hardware. This switch provides two convenient methods to access any PC connected to the unit: Port Selection buttons located on the front panel, or, Hot-Key commands from the keyboard. A powerful Quick View Scan Mode feature allows you to auto-scan and monitor the activities of all installed operating PC's, one-by-one. Choose from three different cable lengths to connect from the switch to the CPU: P750-006, P750-010, or P750-015. (For computers with USB keyboard and mouse inputs, use Tripp Lite U219-000-R, PS/2 to USB converter, in conjunction with the P750 cable kit). For a more feature rich 8-port KVM switch, with On Screen Display (OSD) menu functions, as well as expandability, see Tripp Lite B007-008.
-Control up to 8 PC's from a Single console. -No Software required -PC selection done via Front Panel Buttons or Hot Keys. -Quick View Scan Mode for monitoring selected PC's. -PS/2 and Serial Mouse emulation provided for system boot-up. -Microsoft Intellimouse Pro, Logitech FirstMouse, FirstMouse+ support. -SVGA, VGA, and MultiSync monitor support. -LED display for easy status monitoring. -Rack mountable in 19" system rack - mounting hardware included with switch. -Hot Pluggable - add or remove PC's without powering down the switch.