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
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FabrikantnummerSV211KUSB
FabrikantStartech
49,03 €
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2 1 1 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 96 x 60 x 20mm 2048 x 1536 60mm 20mm 96mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8383
FabrikantnummerSV831DVIU
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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. 898-8371
FabrikantnummerSV831DUSBUK
FabrikantStartech
479,64 €
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8 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 435 x 180 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 180mm 45mm 435mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8387
FabrikantnummerSV831DUSBGB
FabrikantStartech
382,69 €
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RS-stocknr. 898-8355
FabrikantnummerSV215MICUSBA
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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. 123-8084
FabrikantnummerSV431DVIUAGB
FabrikantStartech
258,96 €
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4 1 1 DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 253 x 115 x 45mm 2560 x 1600 115mm 45mm 253mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8083
FabrikantnummerSV431DUSBU
FabrikantStartech
261,94 €
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4 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 220 x 130 x 43mm 1920 x 1440 130mm 43mm 220mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8352
FabrikantnummerSV211USB
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50,72 €
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2 1 - VGA USB No Audio 88 x 66 x 23mm 2048 x 1536 66mm 23mm 88mm
RS-stocknr. 720-9181
FabrikantnummerAV4PRO-DVI-UK
FabrikantAdder
503,02 €
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4 1 - DVI USB - 233 x 115 x 44mm 2048 x 1080 115mm 44mm 233mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8349
FabrikantnummerSV231DVIUA
FabrikantStartech
189,95 €
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2 1 1 DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 160 x 100 x 40mm 1920 x 1200 100mm 40mm 160mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8343
FabrikantnummerSV411KUSB
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96,23 €
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2 1 1 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 95 x 61 x 25mm 2048 x 1536 61mm 25mm 95mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8078
FabrikantnummerSV211HDUA
FabrikantStartech
113,67 €
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2 1 1 HDMI USB HDMI, 3.5mm Stereo 66 x 88 x 23mm 1920 x 1200 88mm 23mm 66mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8085
FabrikantnummerSV831DUSBU
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421,05 €
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8 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 540 x 180 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 180mm 45mm 540mm
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FabrikantnummerF1DS102Lea
FabrikantBelkin
161,83 €
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2 1 - VGA USB - 327 x 140 x 49mm 2048 x 1536 140mm 49mm 327mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8069
FabrikantnummerSV431DPUA
FabrikantStartech
347,46 €
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4 1 1 DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 220.7 x 130.6 x 44mm 2560 x 1600 130.6mm 44mm 220.7mm
RS-stocknr. 898-8380
FabrikantnummerSV1631DUSBUK
FabrikantStartech
865,97 €
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16 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 440 x 190 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 190mm 45mm 440mm
RS-stocknr. 778-6391
FabrikantnummerDKVM-4U
FabrikantD-Link
96,46 €
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4 1 - VGA USB - 105 x 178 x 30.5mm 2048 x 1536 178mm 30.5mm 105mm
RS-stocknr. 123-8068
FabrikantnummerSV231DVGAU2A
FabrikantStartech
233,99 €
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2 2 2 VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 104 x 130 x 57mm 1920 x 1200 130mm 57mm 104mm
RS-stocknr. 708-0003
FabrikantnummerSLS200PS20-01
FabrikantLantronix
386,46 €
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1 - - VGA USB - 132 x 58 x 31mm 1600 x 1200 58mm 31mm 132mm
RS-stocknr. 122-1413
FabrikantnummerF1DA108Zea
FabrikantBelkin
368,22 €
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8 1 - VGA PS/2, USB - 438 x 190 x 44.5mm 1920 x 1440 190mm 44.5mm 438mm
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