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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Tillv. art.nrAV4PRO-VGA-UK
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4 1 - VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 260 x 150 x 100mm - 150mm 100mm 260mm -
RS-artikelnummer 123-8070
Tillv. art.nrSV431DVIUDDM
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4 1 1 DVI USB No Audio 131 x 275 x 44mm 1920 x 1200 275mm 44mm 131mm -
RS-artikelnummer 122-1412
Tillv. art.nrF1DA104Zea
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4 1 - VGA PS/2, USB - 279 x 150 x 44.5mm 1920 x 1440 150mm 44.5mm 279mm -
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4 569,88 kr
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2 - - DVI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 262.3 x 76.8 x 44mm 2560 x 1600 76.8mm 44mm 262.3mm -
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Tillv. art.nrSV431DPUA
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3 710,43 kr
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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-artikelnummer 179-8053
Tillv. art.nrSV431DPU3A2
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4 1 1 DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 220 x 130 x 43mm 3840 x 2160 130mm 43mm 220mm -
RS-artikelnummer 898-8371
Tillv. art.nrSV831DUSBUK
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5 121,98 kr
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8 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 435 x 180 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 180mm 45mm 435mm -
RS-artikelnummer 179-8057
Tillv. art.nrSV231DPDDUA2
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4 673,20 kr
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2 2 2 DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 161 x 100 x 57.5mm 3840 x 2160 100mm 57.5mm 161mm -
RS-artikelnummer 144-9076
Tillv. art.nrCS1742
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2 - - VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 210 x 88 x 55.5mm 2048 x 1536 88mm 55.5mm 210mm -
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Tillv. art.nrSV1631DUSBUK
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16 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 440 x 190 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 190mm 45mm 440mm -
RS-artikelnummer 898-8337
Tillv. art.nrSV431USB
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4 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 220 x 130 x 44mm 1920 x 1440 130mm 44mm 220mm -
RS-artikelnummer 122-1405
Tillv. art.nrF1DS104Lea
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4 1 - VGA USB 3.5 mm Stereo 327 x 140 x 49mm 2048 x 1536 140mm 49mm 327mm -
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Tillv. art.nrSV431DPUA2
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4 1 1 DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 220 x 131 x 45mm 3840 x 2160 131mm 45mm 220mm -
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Tillv. art.nrSV431HDU3A2
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5 011,00 kr
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4 1 1 HDMI USB 3.5 mm Stereo 220 x 130 x 43mm 1920 x 1080 130mm 43mm 220mm -
RS-artikelnummer 144-9069
Tillv. art.nrCS782DP-AT
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2 - - DisplayPort USB 3.5 mm Stereo 93.7 x 93 x 26.8mm 4096 x 2160 93mm 26.8mm 93.7mm -
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Tillv. art.nrCL5708M-ATA-EE
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8 - - VGA PS/2, USB - 480 x 642.7 x 44mm 1280 x 1024 480mm 44mm 642.7mm -
RS-artikelnummer 144-9077
Tillv. art.nrCS82A
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2 - - VGA PS/2 - 140 x 87 x 55mm 1920 x 1440 87mm 55mm 140mm -
RS-artikelnummer 123-8085
Tillv. art.nrSV831DUSBU
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8 1 1 VGA USB No Audio 540 x 180 x 45mm 1920 x 1440 180mm 45mm 540mm -
RS-artikelnummer 898-8343
Tillv. art.nrSV411KUSB
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