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NetCommander PS2 Server Interface Unit (SIU)

Model Number: B078-101-PS2


  • Needed to connect a PS/2 Server to a B070 / B072-Series NetCommander KVM switch via Cat5e cable
  • Easy to install; no software needed
  • No power supply needed
  • Allows a recommended maximum distance of 100ft from KVM to Server via Cat5e cable
  • Compact and lightweight design
  • 3-year limited warranty

Overview

Tripp Lite's NetCommander PS/2 Server Interface Unit (SIU) connects to the HD15 port and PS/2 ports on a computer/server, and converts them to a single RJ45 connector. Ordinary Cat5e patch cables can then be used to connect the computer/server to the switch ports on a Tripp Lite B070 / B072-Series NetCommander Cat5 KVM switch. Use of Cat5e cables frees up space in the installation that would be filled by traditional, thicker KVM cables.

Features

  • Needed to connect a PS/2 Server to a B070 / B072-Series NetCommander KVM switch via Cat5e cable
  • Eliminates the need for thicker, heavier KVM cables
  • Compact, lightweight design
  • Plug and Play; no software required
  • No power supply required
  • Allows a Server/CPU to be located up to 100ft away from the KVM switch
  • To convert DisplayPort or HDMI computers to VGA, use Tripp Lite adapters P134-06N-VGA-V2 or P131-06N

System Requirements

  • Server or CPU with a HD15 port and (2) PS/2 type connections
  • A B070 / B072-Series NetCommander Cat5 KVM Switch
  • Cat5e/6 cable; up to 100ft
  • To convert DisplayPort or HDMI computers to VGA, use Tripp Lite adapters P134-06N-VGA-V2 or P131-06N

Package Includes

  • (x1) B078-101-PS2 PS/2 Server Interface Unit (SIU)
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332148438
INPUT
Bus Powered  Yes
Product Length (ft.)1.2
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsGREEN (RECEIVING POWER); ORANGE (SELECTED AS ACTIVE PORT)
PHYSICAL
ColorGray
Material of ConstructionABS
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.10 x 5.12 x 5.90
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.24
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.22
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range-4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)
CONNECTIONS
Side A - Connector 1HD15 (MALE)
Side A - Connector 2(2) MINI DIN-6 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1RJ45 (FEMALE)
Computer Keyboard and Mouse InterfacePS/2
Computer Monitor InterfaceVGA
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Driver RequiredNo
Recommended Category CableN105 - SERIES CAT5E SHIELDED CABLES
TechnologyCat5/5e; PS/2; VGA/SVGA
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to EN55022/EN55024, CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

The Server Interface Unit firmware can be updated at the same time as the KVM it is connected to. The firmware upgrade utility used to upgrade the KVM switch will recognize the Server Interface Unit, allowing you to upgrade its firmware. The Server Interface Unit firmware is included in the .tfp firmware file provided for the KVM switch. See the web page of your KVM switch for firmware files.
This issue can be resolved by upgrading the firmware of your console KVM switch. An alternate firmware version is available to address this problem and can be found in the Help & Downloads tab of the B070-016-19 and B070-016-19-IP web pages or in the software dowload section of the Service & Support page.
This issue can be resolved by upgrading the firmware of your KVM switch. An alternate firmware version is available to address this problem and can be found in the Help & Downloads tab of the B072-008-1, B072-016-1 and B072-016-1-IP web page or in the software dowload section of the Service & Support page.

Additional FAQs may be available on the B078101PS2 model support page.

Accessories

KVM Switches
  Model Number Description
B070-008-19 | KVM Switches B070-008-19 NetCommander 8-Port Cat5 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch with 19-in. LCD
B070-016-19 | KVM Switches B070-016-19 NetCommander 16-Port Cat5 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch with 19-in. LCD
B070-016-19-IP | KVM Switches B070-016-19-IP NetCommander 16-Port Cat5 1U Rack-Mount 1+1 User Console KVM Switch with 19-in. LCD and IP Remote Access
B072-008-1 | KVM Switches B072-008-1 NetCommander 8-Port Cat5 KVM Switch 1U Rack-Mount
B072-016-1 | KVM Switches B072-016-1 NetCommander 16-Port Cat5 KVM Switch 1U Rack-Mount
B072-016-1-IP | KVM Switches B072-016-1-IP NetCommander 16-Port Cat5 1U Rack-Mount 1+1 User VGA USB KVM Switch with IP Remote Access
Network Cables & Adapters
  Model Number Description
N201-007-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N201-007-GY Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 7-ft.
N201-010-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N201-010-GY Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 10-ft.
N201-014-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N201-014-GY Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 14-ft.
N201-025-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N201-025-GY Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 25-ft.
N201-050-GY | Network Cables & Adapters N201-050-GY Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M) - Gray, 50-ft.

Extended Warranties

Part Number Description
WEXT1A 1-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT2A 2-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products
WEXT3A 3-Year Extended Warranty - For select Tripp Lite Products

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