PS2 USB KVM Switch 8 Port Rack Mount Screen Display

8-Port 1U Rack-Mount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display

Model Number: B042-008


  • NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Control 8 computers via a single VGA monitor and USB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse
  • Control up to 248 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches
  • P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cables kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or adapters
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
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Tripp Lite's NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM Switch is an affordable, highly-flexible enterprise class KVM Switch, which allows the user to connect either USB or PS/2 keyboards and mice. In addition, P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or adapters. Control up to 8 directly connected computers, or expand the number of connected computers to up to 248 by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches. Switch between connected computers via the On-Screen Display (OSD), pushbuttons, or keyboard hotkey commands. Other features include: password protection, auto-scanning, auto-logout, firmware upgrade and video support up to 2048 x 1536 (QXGA). Mounts easily in a standard 19" rack/cabinet and includes all necessary mounting hardware. Compatible with all major operating systems. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing.

Key Features

  • NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Control 8 computers via a single VGA monitor and USB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse
  • P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or adapters
  • Control up to 248 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches
  • Allows for easy customization of ports by daisy-chaing any combination of B042-Series KVM's (4-, 8- or 16-port)
  • Standard 19" Rackmount size - hardware included
  • On-Screen Display (OSD) menu for intuitive operation and easy control
  • Switch between connected computers via the On-Screen Display (OSD), pushbuttons, or keyboard hotkey commands
  • Supports video resolution up to 2048 x 1536
  • Password protection and auto-logout features
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • Robust metal case design ensures best EMI/RFI shielding and video quality
  • Hot-swappable: disconnect and reconnect USB computers without rebooting
  • Supports standard 5-button Microsoft, Logitech, or comparable mice
  • Supports standard Microsoft, Logitech, or comparable keyboards
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
  • Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing

Package Includes

  • B042-008 NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • External power supply
  • Rackmount hardware
  • 8 In. Daisychain cable ( for longer daisy-chain cables, see Tripp Lite P781 series cables)
  • Daisychain terminator
  • 4 ft. HD15 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
  • CD with owner's manual and quick start guide
  • Quick start guide

OVERVIEW

Users 1
AC Adapter 100-250V
Console No
Port Control Push Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
Max CPU 248
PC/Server Connections VGA; USB; PS/2
Cat5 KVM Switch No
IP Remote Access Yes
Style 1U Rackmount

PHYSICAL

Color Black
LCD Monitor (in.) Not Applicable
LCD Monitor (cm) Not Applicable

ENVIRONMENTAL

BTUs 245.52

CONNECTIONS

Ports 8

WARRANTY

Product Warranty Period (Worldwide) 1-year limited warranty

† Tripp Lite uses primary and third-party agencies to test its products for compliance with standards. See a list of Tripp Lite's testing agencies.

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Keyboard will stop working.

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Comments about Tripp Lite 8-Port 1U Rackmount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display:

We had a PS2 only Tripplite KVM and I thought it was time to upgrade. I purchased a new unit with PS2 & USB and connected it up. Everything worked great. The next time I went to use the unit it would not accept any keyboard input. I had to cycle the power on the unit in order to get it working again. I contacted support and we went through a few things. I really didn't have time work on this issue. Now that the warranty is up, I have the unit connected to a power switch for quick reboot.

Out of all of the tripplite devices the company has this is the only one that has caused problems.

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malfunctioned after about 1 year

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Comments about Tripp Lite 8-Port 1U Rackmount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display:

I've had lots of Tripp Lite products over the years and the brand was one I trusted. Over the last year this KVM Switch would intermittently lose signal with my USB Keyboard during use and I'd have to recycle the power on the unit in order to get it working again. A few months ago, in the middle of an important job, the Switch completely failed and I had to scramble to get a new KVM Switch (of another brand) rushed to my house and subsequently lost several days of work. Very disappointing performance.

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