ATEN Maxiport 16-Port KVM Switch



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ATEN ACS1216A Maxiport
The ATEN Maxiport 16-port KVM (ACS1216A) allows you to access and control up to 512 computers from a single keyboard/monitor/mouse console. It also comes with many great features such as Hot key control, on-screen display, keyboard and mouse emulation, and flash ROM for firmware upgrade.

ATEN ACS1216A Features:

  • A single console controls up to 16 computers
  • Daisy chain up To 31 additional units - Control up to 512 computers from a single console
  • Auto-Sensing of station position on daisy chained installations - No need for manual DIP switch setting
  • Front panel LED indicates station position port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • No software required
  • Convenient computer selection via intuitive on screen display (OSD) menus
  • AutoScan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Hot pluggable - Add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Two level password security - Only authorized users view and control the computers - Up to four users plus an administrator -
  • Separate profiles for each
  • Two level logout - Manual and timed
  • Firmware upgrade through flash ROM
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation - Computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
  • Supports PS/2 compatible mice, Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer, Logitech FirstMouse+
  • Superior video quality - Supports resolutions up to 1920 x 1440
  • Rack mountable in 19" system rack (1U)

ATEN ACS1216A Requirements:

  • Console:
    A VGA, SVGA, or Multisync monitor capable of the highest resolution that you will be using on any computer in the installation
    A PS/2 mouse
    A PS/2 keyboard
  • The following equipment must be installed on each computer:
    A VGA, SVGA or Multisync card
    A 6-pin mini DIN (PS/2) port
    Either a 6-pin mini DIN (PS/2) keyboard port, or a 5-pin DIN (AT) keyboard port with adapter

ATEN ACS1216A Package Content:

  • 1 x ACS1216A KVM Switch
  • 2 x custom cables (2L5202P)
  • 1 x firmware upgrade cable
  • 1 x power adapter
  • 1 x rack mounting kit
  • 11 x user manual

ATEN ACS1216A Specifications:

Width 17.3 in. (43.8 cm)
Height 1.8 in. (4.4 cm)
Length 6.0 in. (15.2 cm)
Case Qty. 5
Package Dimensions  
Width 9.3 in. (23.5 cm)
Length 21.8 in. (55.2 cm)
Height 4.5 in. (11.4 cm)
Computer Connections  
Direct 16
Daisy Chain or Cascading 512
Mouse PS/2
Keyboard PS/2
On Line 16 (orange)
Power On 1 (blue)
Selected 16 (green)
Station ID 2 x 7 Segments
Console Connectors  
Keyboard 1 x 6 pin mini-DZN F
Monitor 1 x HDB-15 F
Flash ROM Upgrade RJ-11
Mouse 1 x 6 pin mini-DZN F
Case Metal
Case Wt. 47.5 lb. ( 21.4 kg)
Package Wt. 9.5 lb. (4.3 kg)
Unit Wt. 6.0 lb. (2.7 kg)
Width 17.3 in. (43.8 cm)
Depth 6.0 in. (15.2 cm)
Height 1.8 in. (4.4 cm)
CPU Connectors  
Keyboard, Mouse, and Monitor 16 x SPDB15F
Scan Interval User Specified: 1 - 255 secs.
Operating Temperature 32F~122F (0C~50C)
Port Selection Hotkeys ; OSD (On Screen Display)
Storage Temperature -4F~140F (-20C~60C)
Daisy Chain 1 x DB-25M ; 1 x DB-25F
Security 2-level password security
Humidity 0 - 80% RH
Video Resolution 1920 x 1440; DDC2
Power Consumption DC 9V; 8.0 W (max.)
UPC / EAN Barcode icon
UPC 672792001772
EAN 0672792001772
Question: how to rename a port
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

For instructions on how to rename ports, please see page 29 of the Avocent ACS1208A manual.

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