ATEN CS1716AUKIT 16-Port USB-PS/2 KVM with 16 USB Cables


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The ATEN CS1716AUKIT KVM switch is a control unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single PS/2 or USB console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). A single ATEN CS1716AUKIT KVM can control up to 16 computers. As many as 31 additional switches can be daisy-chained to each other, so that up to 512 computers can all be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. Additionally, the ATEN CS1716AUKIT 16-port KVM Switch includes a front panel USB port for each computer to access any peripherals connected to it on a one-at-a-time basis.

The ATEN CS1716AUKIT KVM Features:

  • A single console controls up to 16 computers
  • Daisy-chain up to 31 additional units - control up to 256 computers from a single console
  • Front accessible USB port allows each computer to access USB peripherals*
  • Dual Interface - supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
  • Multiplatform support - Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux, Mac, and Sun
  • Display Emulation Technology - stores the console monitor's EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to optimize display resolution
  • Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
  • USB / PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation - computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
  • Video resolution up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
  • No software required - convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys and multilingual on-screen display (OSD) menus
  • Auto-senses station's position on daisy-chained installations; no need for manual dip switch setting; front panel led indicates station's position
  • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • Two level password security; only authorized users view and control computers; up to four users and an administrator with separate profiles for each
  • Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Broadcast mode; operations simultaneously performed on all selected computers
  • Hot pluggable - add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
  • Firmware upgrades to all the chained KVM switches at the same time via the daisy-chain cable
  • Rack mountable in 19" system rack (1U)

Aten  CS1716AUKIT Diagram
ATEN 16-port PS/2-USB KVMP Switch
(ATEN CS1716A depicted here)

The Aten CS1716AUKIT Requirements:

  • Console
    • A VGA, SVGA, or Multisync Monitor
    • A USB or PS/2 Keyboard & Mouse
  • Computers
    • A VGA, SVGA, or Multisync graphics card with HDB-15 port.
    • PS/2 or USB ports
    • Two USB ports required for Virtual Media and USB Keyboard/Mouse operation

The Aten CS1716AUKIT Package Content:

  • 1 CS-1716A 16-port KVM Switch
  • 4 x 2L5201U 4ft. USB KVM Cable
  • 8 x 2L5202U 6 ft, USB KVM Cable
  • 4 x 2L5203U 10ft. USB KVM Cable
  • 1 Console Cable
  • 1 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1 Standard Rack Mounting Kit
  • 1 Foot Pad set (4 pads)
  • 1 Power Adapter
  • 1 User Manual

The Aten CS1716AUKIT Specifications:

Height1.73 in. (4.40 cm.)
Width 6.3 in. (16.00 cm.)
Depth17.05 in. (43.30 cm.)
Weight5.86 lbs. (2.66 kg.)
Operating Temperature32-122 F (0-50 C)
Storage Temperature

-4-140 F (-20-60 C)


0-80% RH, Non-condensing

On Line8 (Orange)
Selected8 (Green)
Station ID1 x 2-digit, 7-segment (Orange)
Power1 (Dark Green)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Video Resolution2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Power ConsumptionDC 5.3V, 5W
Scan Interval1-255 Seconds
Supported Hardware 
EmulationUSB PS/2 keyboard/mouse
Keyboard, Mouse & Monitor1 x SPHD-18
KVM Ports8 x SPHD-15
Firmware Upgrade1 x RJ11
USB Port1 x USB Type A
Power1 x DC Jack
Approved Agency RoHS
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UPC 672792503429
EAN 0672792503429