Wizard SRX KVM Extender - DVI-D, USB 2.0, Audio, Single-Access, CATx


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Black Box ACU5501A-R4

Secure KVM switches protect against cyber intrusion and meet the strict requirements of the latest NIAP Protection Profile for Peripheral Sharing Devices version 3.0.

ACU5501A-R4 Features

  • DVI-D Video Resolution 1920x1200 at60Hz
  • Transparent USB 2.0 supports up to 60 meters
  • Extended profile DDC EDID ensures optimal video with high-performance display devices
  • Delivers bi-directional USB signals
  • (2x) CATx connections
  • Plug-and-play setup and supports Audio

Purely digital for pure video
Because the extender delivers full DVI digital video without compression or conversion, you get pure video displays with no loss of quality. The extender uses CAT7a cable to extend keyboard, mouse, and uncompressed single-link DVI-D video up to 196 feet (59.7 m) at full 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz or 3840 x 2400 at 17 Hz resolution! It's ideal where you want to reduce environmental concerns, such as heat and noise, and ensure optimal temperature control.

Go the distance
You'll get different distances depending on what cable you use and if you make direct connections or patch panel connections.
Direct cable connections:

  • CAT7a: 196 feet (59.7 m)
  • CAT6: 180 feet (54.8 m)
  • CAT5e: 147 feet (44.8 m)

Patch Panel Connections

  • CAT7a: 164 feet (50 m)
  • CAT6: 147 feet (44.8 m)
  • CAT5e: 114 feet (34.7 m)

USB keyboard and mouse support
The extender also delivers bi-directional USB data, enabling USB device extension over 196 feet (59.7 m) on the same CAT7a cable. This makes the extender ideal for distributed workstations where you want to reduce environmental concerns such as heat and noise, such as in post-production suites. The extender supports a variety of USB keyboards and mice and other human interface devices (HIDs) such as touchscreens.

Extended profile DDC EDID
The Wizard DVI/USB carries extended profile DDC EDID data from your display device to the display adapter to ensure that your system is configured to deliver optimal video performance. The extended profile DDC EDID is particularly important when extending the video to high-performance display devices. This is essential for professional graphics users such as post-production, broadcast, architecture, graphic design, medical imaging, CAD, or any other applications where display performance is critical.

19" mounting
You can mount up to 16 local or remote units in the Rackmount Chassis for ServSwitch Wizard Extender (ACU5000A).

Interface-powered local unit
The local unit of the Wizard SRX can be interface powered if your attached PC outputs do not exceed 500 mA. Otherwise, use the spare 5-VDC Power Supply (PS649-R3).

Product Includes

  • (1) Transmitter
  • (1) Receiver
  • (1) USB Type A/B Male/Male Cable
  • (1) DVI-D Male/Male Single-Link Cable
  • (1) 3.5mm Audio Cable
  • (1) 5 VDC, 2.5A, 12.5W Power Supply with Power Cord
  • (8) Rubber Feet

ACU5501A-R4 Back Ports

Technical Specifications

Cable Shielded cable recommended
CE Approval Yes
Resolution (Maximum) 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz or 3840 x 2400 @ 17 Hz (164 MPixels/s)
RoHS Yes
Item Specifications
Connectors Local Unit: (1) USB Type-B (Female); (1) DVI-D F;Interconnect: (1) RJ45; (1) 2.5-mm Barrel Connector; (2) 3.5-mm Audio Connectors; Power: From the interface or via Optional PS649-R3; Remote Unit: (2) USB Type-A (Female); (1) DVI-I D F;Interconnect: (1) RJ45;Power: 90
Dimensions 1"H x 2.9"W x 4.9"D (2.6 x 7.5 x 12.5 cm)
Weight 3 lb. (1.36 kg)

Black Box ACU5501A-R4 Resources

Black Box ACU5501A-R4 User Manual (PDF)