Tripp Lite
1111 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
+1 (773) 869-1774
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8-Port 1U Rack-Mount DVI / USB KVM Switch with Audio and 2-port USB Hub

  • NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Control 8 computers via a single DVI monitor and USB keyboard/mouse
  • Control up to 64 computers by cascading up to 8 additional B043-DUA8-SL KVM switches
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
  • 3-year limited warranty

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Tripp Lite's B043-DUA8-SL, NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount DVI / USB / Audio KVM Switch is an affordable, highly-flexible enterprise class KVM Switch. Control up to 8 directly connected computers, or expand the number of connected computers to up to 64, by cascading up to 8 additional B043-DUA8-SL KVM switches. Switch between connected computers via pushbuttons or keyboard hot-key commands. Other features include: Audio Support, 2-Port USB Hub for peripheral sharing among switched computers, and DVI Single Link resolution at 1920x1200. 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.

Order P759 Series cables separately, in 6ft, 10ft, and 15ft lengths.


  • Directly connect up to 8 computers with DVI, USB, and audio.
  • Expand the number of connected computers by cascading an additional level of KVM switches.
  • Supports 2.1 Channel Stereo Audio and microphone.
  • (x2) USB 2.0 ports for sharing peripherals among connected computers.
  • USB hub functionality can be unbinded from the KVM, allowing users to access one computer while the USB hub focus remains on another computer.
  • Switch between connected computers via pushbuttons or hotkey commands.
  • DVI-I Single-Link supports digital video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200, and analog video resolutions up to 2048 x 1536.
  • Auto Scan mode lets users scan connected computers without having to manually switch between them.
  • Multi-platform support – compatible with all major operating systems.
  • Plug and play setup – no software installation required.
  • Supports EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) transmission to connected computers for optimal display performance.
  • Supports HDMI and VGA monitors with appropriate adapters...see "System Requirements"
  • Includes mounting hardware for 19” rackmount installations.
  • Power supply includes international plug adapters (North America, Europe, U.K. and Australia)

System Requirements

  • DVI , HDMI*, or VGA** monitor
  • USB mouse and keyboard
  • Computer with a DVI or VGA* port
  • Computer with a USB port
  • P759-Series DVI-D/USB/Audfor each connected computer
  • Microphone with a 3.5 mm Male connector (if using the microphone feature)
  • Speakers with a 3.5 mm Male connector (if using the speaker feature)
  • Compatible with all major operating systems

*Requires DVI to HDMI adapter
**Requires a DVI to VGA adapter

Package Includes

  • B043-DUA8-SL KVM Switch
  • External Power Supply (Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.8A; Output: 9V, 2A)
  • International plug adapters (North America, Europe, U.K. and Australia)
  • Rackmount Hardware
  • Owner’s Manual
RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332182395
AC AdapterInput: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.8A / Output: 9V, 2A
Max CPU64
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
External Power Supply Input Specs (V / Hz / A)100-240V / 50/60Hz / 0.8A
External Power Supply Output Specs (V / A)9V / 2A
External Power Supply Cord Length (ft.)6
External Power Supply DC Barrel Connector SpecsOD: 5.5 x 2.1 x 10mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
External Power Supply Plug(s)NEMA 1-15P North America; CEE 7/16 Schuko; BS 1363 UK; AS/NZS 3112 Australia
External Power Supply CertificationsCE; FCC; UL; cUL; TUV; GS; BS; RCM; CB
LED IndicatorsGreen (Selected PC)
Material of ConstructionSECC
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)2.80 x 17.30 x 11.50
Shipping Weight (lbs.)4.90
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.8 x 16 x 3.9
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)3.00
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  29.7 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)8.7
IP Remote Access  No
PC/Server ConnectionsDVI; USB
Side A - Connector 1(8) DVI-I (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 2(8) USB B (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 3(16) 3.5MM (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1DVI-I (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 2(2) USB A (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 3(2) 3.5MM (FEMALE)
Computer Keyboard and Mouse InterfaceUSB
Computer Monitor InterfaceDVI-I Single-Link
Console Keyboard and Mouse InterfaceUSB
Console Monitor InterfaceDVI-I Single-Link
Connector PlatingNickel
Max Distance (Between any 2 Units)15ft (4.6m)
Max Number of Ports (Entire Chain)64
Number of Users1
NIAP-Certified Secure  No
On-Screen Display (OSD)No
Port SelectionPushbutton; Hotkey
Max Supported Video Resolution1920 x 1200 @60Hz
USB Hub PortsYes
Number of USB Hub Ports2
USB SpecificationUSB 2.0 (up to 480 Mbps)
Driver RequiredNo
Cat5 KVM SwitchNo
TechnologyDVI; Stereo Audio; USB; USB 2.0 (High Speed)
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty


KVM Switch Accessories
  Model Number Description
P759-006 | KVM Switch Accessories P759-006 DVI / USB / Audio KVM Cable Kit, 6 ft.
P759-010 | KVM Switch Accessories P759-010 DVI / USB / Audio KVM Cable Kit, 10 ft.
P759-015 | KVM Switch Accessories P759-015 DVI / USB / Audio KVM Cable Kit, 15 ft.

Extended Warranties

Part Number Description
WEXT1G 1-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT2G 2-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT3G 3-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products

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