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NetController 8-Port 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch with 19-in. LCD

Model Number: B040-008-19


Control up to 8 computers with a single KVM switch with integrated console, or increase the total connected computers to 248 by daisy-chaining. This KVM switch is a smart solution for space- and money-saving server control.
  • Occupies just 1U of space in rack-mountable drawer
  • 19” LCD screen supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768
  • Simplifies IT tasks with easy switching between all 8 ports
  • Password protection prevents unauthorized access
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
  • Compliant with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases
  • 1-year limited warranty
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Overview

Tripp Lite’s B040-008-19 KVM Switch gives you a rack-mountable keyboard, LCD and touchpad in a single console that occupies only 1U of rack space. Easy to install and use, it’s the cost-effective solution for controlling up to 8 directly connected computers/servers.

The B040-008-19 has a built-in 19” LCD screen that supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768. You can switch easily between the 8 ports using on-console push buttons, an on-screen display (OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Password protection prohibits unauthorized users from accessing the connected computers.

With this KVM switch, you can increase the number of connected computers up to 248 by daisy-chaining up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches. Uses Tripp Lite P780-series combo cable kits that support both PS/2 and USB connections without the need to purchase additional cables or adapters. An extra HD15 port allows an additional VGA monitor or an external console to be connected. Add a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit to connect from anywhere in the world. When not in use, the B040-008-19 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. This KVM console is compatible with all major operating systems. Rugged steel housing stands up to frequent use. Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.

Features

Saves Valuable Space and Money
  • Combines an 8-port KVM switch, 19” LCD screen, full keyboard and touchpad in a 1U rack-mountable drawer
  • Mounts into 19”-wide rack, 27-42” deep; can be mounted in a 2-post rack using Tripp Lite’s B019-000
  • Control up to 8 computers or servers from one easily accessible console – ideal when rack space is at a premium
  • Flip-up/fold-down screen keeps console from blocking access to rack equipment when not in use
  • Eliminates need to buy separate costly monitors, keyboards and mice for each computer/server

Simplifies IT Tasks

  • Switch easily between the 8 ports via on-console buttons, on-screen display or keyboard hot key commands
  • Auto-scan mode automatically sequences through all active ports that are accessible to the user

Large 19” LCD

  • Extra-wide display makes multitasking easier
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768

Password Protection
  • Single-level password security limits access to authorized users
  • Two-level log-out allows manual log-out or automatic log-out after a user-defined period of time has passed

Expandability and Long-Lasting Reliability
  • A port is available for connecting an external console or a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit that will let you control your servers from virtually anywhere in the world
  • Use the B040-008-19 with up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches daisy-chained to have access to up to 248 computers/servers
  • Compatible with all major operating systems for easy integration into your existing structure
  • Firmware is easily upgradable with included cable and utility
  • Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use

TAA Compliant
  • Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act for GSA Schedule purchases

System Requirements

  • Computer with HD15 port, and USB port or PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports
  • P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kit is required for each connected computer/server
  • Compatible with all major operating systems
  • Power consumption: 120V, 60Hz, 33W; 230V, 50Hz, 34W

Package Includes

  • B040-008-19 1U rackmount console KVM switch with 19” LCD
  • 4 ft. HD15 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
  • 6 ft. C13 to 5-15P power cord
  • External VGA port terminator
  • Rackmount hardware
  • CD with owner's manual
  • Quick start guide
TAA compliant RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332140296
ConsoleYes
Max CPU248
INPUT
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
Input Frequency50/60Hz
Input Current120V (1.4A) / 230V (0.8A)
Built-In Cable Length (in.)10
Power Input ReceptacleIEC-320-C14
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsGreen (CAPS LOCK, SCROLL LOCK, NUM LOCK, SELECTED); Red (LIVE)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
LCD Monitor (in.)19
Material of ConstructionSECC (Steel, Electrogalvanized, Cold rolled, Coil)
RackmountableYes
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)6.10 x 23.40 x 32.68
Shipping Weight (lbs.)40.10
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.7 x 17.7 x 28.4
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)31.7
ENVIRONMENTAL
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)
Relative Humidity20% to 90% RH, Non-Condensing
Operating Temperature32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
BTUs  (Line Mode) 102 BTU/Hr / (Standby Mode) 17.1 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)(Line Mode) 30W / (Standby Mode) 5W
COMMUNICATIONS
IP Remote Access  No
CONNECTIONS
Ports8
Computer/Server Ports(x8) HD15 Female
Daisy-Chain PortHD15 Female
Firmware Upgrade PortHD15 Male
PC/Server ConnectionsPS/2; USB; VGA
Side A - Connector 1(2) HD15 (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 2HD15 (MALE)
Side A - Connector 3USB A (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1(8) HD15 (FEMALE)
Computer Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2; USB
Computer Monitor InterfaceVGA
PORT EXPANSION
Max Distance (Between any 2 Units)98ft (30m)
Max Number of Ports (Entire Chain)248
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Number of Users1
NIAP-Certified Secure  No
On-Screen Display (OSD)Yes
Port SelectionPushbutton; Hotkey; OSD
Max Supported Video Resolution1366 x 768 @ 60Hz
USB SpecificationUSB 1.1 (up to 12 Mbps)
Driver RequiredNo
Cat5 KVM SwitchNo
TechnologyPS/2; USB; VGA/SVGA
(ENG) Built-in Console
Console Screen Size (inches)19
Console Screen Aspect Ratio16:9
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to UL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1, NOM, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)1-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

The B040-008-19 does not include cable kits. The cable kits are sold separately.
The input voltage range for the B040-008-19 is 120V AC to 240V AC.

Additional FAQs may be available on the B04000819 model support page.

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.
B019-000 | KVM Switch Accessories B019-000 2-Post Rack-Mount Bracket, B020, B021, B040, and B070 Consoles & KVM Consoles
B051-000 | KVM Switch Accessories B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit for KVM Switches and Servers

Extended Warranties

Part Number Description
WEXT1N 1-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT2N 2-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT3N 3-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
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