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

Model Number: B042-016


  • NetController 16-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Control 16 computers via a single VGA monitor and USB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse
  • Control up to 256 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B040/42-Series KVM switches (Compatible with B040/42-Series KVM's only. Cannot be daisychained to other KVM series)
  • 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
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Overview

Tripp Lite's NetController 16-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 16 directly connected computers, or expand the number of connected computers to up to 256 by daisychaining up to 15 additional B040/42-Series KVM switches (Compatible with B040/42-Series KVM's only. Cannot be daisychained to other KVM series) 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.

Features

  • NetController 16-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Control 16 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 256 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B040/42-Series KVM switches (Compatible with B040/42-Series KVM's only. Cannot be daisychained to other KVM series)
  • 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

  • B042-016 NetController 16-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • External Power Supply with NEMA 1-15P Plug (Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.3A / Output: 9V, 1A)
  • 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
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332141408
AC AdapterInput: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.3A / Output: 9V, 1A
ConsoleNo
Max CPU256
INPUT
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
External Power Supply Input Specs (V / Hz / A)100-240V / 50/60Hz / 1.0A
External Power Supply Output Specs (V / A)9V/ 1.33A
External Power Supply Cord Length (ft.)5
External Power Supply DC Barrel Connector SpecsOD: 5.5 x 2.1 x 9.5mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
External Power Supply Plug(s)NEMA 1-15P North America
External Power Supply CertificationsFCC; UL; cUL; TUV; CB
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsRed (Link); Green (Selected PC)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionSECC
RackmountableYes
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)2.80 x 17.30 x 11.50
Shipping Weight (lbs.)6.60
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.8 x 16.1 x 6.5
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)4.00
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)
Relative Humidity0%-90% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  33.1 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)9.7
COMMUNICATIONS
IP Remote Access  No
CONNECTIONS
Ports16
PC/Server ConnectionsPS/2; USB; VGA
Side A - Connector 1(16) HD15 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1(2) HD15 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 2HD15 (MALE)
Side B - Connector 3(2) MINI DIN-6 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 4(2) USB A (FEMALE)
Computer Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2; USB
Computer Monitor InterfaceVGA
Console Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2; USB
Console Monitor InterfaceVGA
Connector PlatingNickel
PORT EXPANSION
Max Distance (Between any 2 Units)98ft (30m)
Max Number of Ports (Entire Chain)256
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Number of Users1
NIAP-Certified Secure  No
On-Screen Display (OSD)Yes
Port SelectionPushbutton; Hotkey; OSD
Max Supported Video Resolution2048 x 1536 @60Hz
Driver RequiredNo
Cat5 KVM SwitchNo
TechnologyPS/2; USB; VGA/SVGA
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Accessories

KVM Switch Accessories
  Model Number Description
P780-006 | KVM Switch Accessories P780-006 USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for NetController KVM Switches B040-Series and B042-Series, 6-ft.
P780-010 | KVM Switch Accessories P780-010 USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for NetController KVM Switches B040-Series and B042-Series, 10-ft.
P780-015 | KVM Switch Accessories P780-015 USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for NetController KVM Switches B040-Series and B042-Series, 15-ft.
P781-006 | KVM Switch Accessories P781-006 Daisychain Cable for NetController KVM Switches B040-Series and B042-Series, 6-ft.
P781-010 | KVM Switch Accessories P781-010 Daisychain Cable for NetController KVM Switches B040-Series and B042-Series, 10-ft.
B013-330 | KVM Switch Accessories B013-330 Cat5e KVM Console Extender Kit
B051-000 | KVM Switch Accessories B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit for KVM Switches and Servers

Extended Warranties

Part Number Description
WEXT1F 1-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT2F 2-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT3F 3-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
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