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KH1508A - Aten/Altusen - 8 Port CAT-5 High Density KVM Switch, 1U 19" Rack Mount supplied, Daisy chain capable (KH Range)

KH1508A Front & Rear

The KH1508A KVM Switches are control units that allow access to multiple computers from a single KVM (keyboard, monitor, and mouse) console. The KH1508A features RJ-45 connectors and Cat 5 cable to link to the computers. Combined with Auto Signal Compensation (ASC) signals can travel up to 40 meters and still maintain high video resolution. Utilizing PS/2 and USB KVM Adapter Cables for the final linkup, the KH1508A permits any combination of PCs, Macs, Sun computers, and serial devices to coexist on the installation.

One KVM console control up to 8 directly connected computers

Space-Saving RJ-45 connectors and Cat 5e/6 cabling

By daisy chaining up to 31 additional KH1508A switches, as many as 256 computers can be controlled from the original KVM console

Console conversion any type of KVM console can control any type of computer; mixed combinations (PS/2&USB) supported on both the KVM console and computer sides

Superior Video Quality- Supports the video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @60Hz for up to 30 meters, 1600 x 1200 @60Hz for up to 40 meters, and 1280 x 1024 @75Hz for up to 50 meters*

Configue port access rights for users on a port - by - port basis

Three port selection methods: Manual (via front panel pushbuttons), Hotkey, and multi-language OSD (On Screen Display)

Multiplatform support PC, Mac, Sun, and serial

Multiple User Accounts - Supports up to 10 user and 1 administrator accounts

Two-Level Password Security - Supports one administrator and ten user profiles. Password protection prevents unauthorized accessing to the installation

Auto Scan mode enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers

Broadcast Mode sends commands from the console to all computers allowing you to perform operations (such as software installation, upgrades, shutdowns, etc.), on them simultaneously

Adapter ID

Firmware Upgradeable

*With KVM Adapter Cable KA7000 series.


Computer Connections

Direct 8
Maximum 256 (via Daisy Chain)
Port Selection OSD;Hotkeys;Pushbutton


Console Ports Keyboard 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
Video 1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
Mouse 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
USB User 2 x USB (A) White

KVM Ports 8 x RJ-45 Female
Daisy Chain
Ports In 1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
Out 1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
F/W Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
Power 1 x 3 Prong AC Socket


Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed pushbutton
F/W Upgrade 1 x Slide
Power 1 x Rocker


On Line 8 (Green)
Selected 8 (Orange)
Power 1 (Blue)
Station ID 2 x 7 Segments (Orange)
Emulation Keyboard/Mouse PS/2; USB(PC, Mac, Sun); Serial


1600 x 1200@60Hz(30m); 1280x1024@60Hz(40m)
Scan Interval 1~255 Seconds
I/P Rating 100~240 VAC; 50/60Hz; 1A
Power Consumption 25W


Operating Temperature 0~50C
Storage Temperature -20~60C
Humidity 0~80% RH, NC

Physical Properties

Housing Metal
Weight 2.75 kg
Dimensions ( L x W x H ) 43.70 x 16.10 x 4.40cm(19"/1U)

Package Contents:

1x KH1508A Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch
1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
1x Power Cord
1x Rack Mount Kit
1x Foot Pad Set(4 pcs.)
1x User Manual
1x Quick Start Guide
1x Registration Card

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