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NetCommander 16-Port Cat5 KVM Switch 1U Rack-Mount with PS2 to USB Input Adapter

Model Number: B072-016-1A


  • 16 RJ45 Ports utilize inexpensive Cat5 patch cables
  • Expandable - Cascade a second level of KVM switches to control up to 256 servers from a single station
  • Accepts PS2 or USB Mouse and Keyboards with included Adapter
  • 3-year limited warranty

Overview

Tripp Lite's 16-Port NetCommander 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch with PS2/USB adapter, is the next generation of our cost-effective, feature rich, KVM switches. It's sleek, 1U design and compact size, features RJ45 connection ports that utilize inexpensive Cat5 patch cables, reducing the amount of cable clutter normally found with traditional KVM cabling. Easily switch between CPU's with Push Buttons, Hot-Key commands, or built-in On Screen Display (OSD) menu function. Cascadability allows connection to up to 256 computers. Compatible with PS/2 and USB computers, VGA, SVGA, or XGA monitors, as well as all major operating systems. On board PS/2 connections for Keyboard / Mouse, or use included adapter to convert to USB Keyboard / Mouse ports. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing.

Features

  • Expandable - Cascade a second level of KVM switches to control up to 256 servers from a single station
  • Extend distance: between computer and switch up to 30 meters/100 ft.
  • Rack mountable: sleek, 1U space saving KVM switches
  • Accepts PS2 Mouse and Keyboard ( or USB Mouse and Keyboard with included adapter )
  • Innovative CAT5 technology: eliminate cable clutter at the rack
  • Multi-layer security: protects your corporate data
  • Easy server management: choice of On Screen Display, Hot-key,or push button control
  • Multi-platform: PS/2 and USB support
  • To convert DisplayPort or HDMI computers to VGA, use Tripp Lite adapters P134-06N-VGA-V2 or P131-06N. Maximum video resolutions using adapters may vary.
  • Easily add IP functionality with Tripp Lite Model B051-000
  • Add Tripp Lite Model B021-000-19 for space saving, in-the-rack, LCD, Keyboard and Mouse
  • Compact Size: 17"W x 5"D x 1.75"H
  • Video Resolution: 1600x1200@75Hz
  • Internal Power Supply
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
  • Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing

System Requirements

  • Computers: The Tripp Lite B078-101-USB-1 Server Interface Module must be used to connect a server to the server ports on the KVM switch.
  • For computers with Displayport or HDMI, change to VGA using Tripp Lite adapters P134-06N-VGA-V2 or P131-06N. Maximum video resolutions using adapters may vary.
  • Compatible with all major operating systems

Package Includes

  • 16-Port NetCommander 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch
  • PS2 to USB Adapter
  • 6ft Power Cord
  • 6ft Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • Rackmount Bracket kit
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332186607
Max CPU256
INPUT
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
Input Frequency50/60Hz
Input Current120V (0.7A) / 230V (0.3A)
Power Input ReceptacleIEC-320-C14
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsGreen(CPU ON, SELECTED)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionSECC (Steel, Electrogalvanized, Cold rolled, Coil)
RackmountableYes
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)4.33 x 20.28 x 7.68
Shipping Weight (lbs.)5.45
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.7 x 4.8 x 16.8
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)3.70
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
Storage Temperature Range-40 to 158 F (-40 to 70 C)
Relative Humidity0% to 80% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  27.3 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)8
COMMUNICATIONS
IP Remote Access  No
CONNECTIONS
Ports16
PC/Server ConnectionsPS/2; USB; VGA
Side A - Connector 1HD15 (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 2(2) MINI DIN-6 (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 3RJ11 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1(16) RJ45 (FEMALE)
Computer Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2; USB
Computer Monitor InterfaceVGA
Console Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2; USB
Console Monitor InterfaceVGA
PORT EXPANSION
Max Distance (Between any 2 Units)100 ft (30.5m)
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 Resolution1600 X 1200 @ 75 Hz
Driver RequiredNo
Cat5 KVM SwitchYes
Recommended Category CableCat5e/6 Cables
TechnologyCat5/5e; PS/2; USB; VGA/SVGA
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to UL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

GEN10/KVM incompatibility: HP has addressed the issue concerning No video/intermittent video when connected to VGA monitor through a KVM. This issue came about as a full-time power management service which was incorporated into the HP Gen10 servers. A firmware release from HP updates the system to allow the VGA aspect of this service to be turned off. Please see HP GEN10 KVM Video Solution.

Additional FAQs may be available on the B0720161A model support page.

Accessories

KVM Switch Accessories
  Model Number Description
B078-101-PS2 | KVM Switch Accessories B078-101-PS2 NetCommander PS2 Server Interface Unit (SIU)
B078-101-USB | KVM Switch Accessories B078-101-USB KVM Switch Accessories - NetCommander USB Server Interface Unit (SIU)
B078-101-USB-1 | KVM Switch Accessories B078-101-USB-1 NetCommander USB Server Interface Unit (SIU) - Single
B078-101-USB-8 | KVM Switch Accessories B078-101-USB-8 NetCommander USB Server Interface Unit (SIU) - 8-Pack
Network Cables & Adapters
  Model Number Description
N125-007-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N125-007-GY Cat6 Gigabit Molded Shielded Patch Cable STP (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 7-ft.
N125-010-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N125-010-GY Cat6 Gigabit Molded Shielded Patch Cable STP (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 10-ft.
N125-025-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N125-025-GY Cat6 Gigabit Molded Shielded Patch Cable STP (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 25-ft.
N125-050-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N125-050-GY Cat6 Gigabit Molded Shielded Patch Cable STP (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 50-ft.
N201-005-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-005-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Black, 5-ft.
N201-007-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-007-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Black, 7-ft.
N201-010-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-010-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Black, 10-ft.
N201-014-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-014-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Black, 14-ft.

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