ATEN Master View CS72EC 2-Port PS/2 KVM Switch



Recommended replacement: ATEN CS82U
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The ATEN CS72EC PS/2 KVM Switch is a control unit that allows access to two computers from a single console (keyboard, monitor, and mouse). With its custom designed connectors, the number of ports required for a 2 port KVM switch is drastically reduced. The design features a custom SPHD-15 male connector for the keyboard, video, and mouse, and SPHD-15 female connectors for the cables that connect the switch to the computers.

ATEN CS72EC Features:

  • One PS/2 console controls 2 computers
  • Compact, modern case for convenient attractive placement
  • Custom connector layout
  • Power on detection - automatically switches to the first powered on port
  • Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons and hotkeys
  • Superior video quality - up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
  • Supports Microsoft IntelliMouse and the scrolling wheel on most mice
  • Auto Scan function to monitor computer operation
  • Non-powered
  • OS Support:Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, LINUX and FreeBSD

CS72E Hot Key Sequence

Hotkey Mode
(Invoke Hotkeys)
Port SelectionInvoke OSD
Default: NoneDefault: [Scroll Lock] [Scroll Lock]Default: None
Alternate: NoneAlternate: NoneAlternate: None

Aten CS72EC Diagram
Aten CS72EC Diagram
(CS72E depicted here)

Aten CS72EC Requirements:

  • Console
    • A VGA, SVGA, or multisync monitor
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse
  • Computers
    • VGA, SVGA, or Multisync capable video port
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse port

Aten CS72EC Package Content:

  • 1 CS-72EC PS/2 KVM Switch
  • 1 Console Connector Cable
  • 2 Custom KVM Cables
  • User Manual

Aten CS72EC Specifications:

Height .98 in. (2.49 cm.)
Width 3.14 in. (7.98 cm.)
Depth5 in. (12.7 cm.)
Weight0.7 lbs. (.318 kg.)
Operating Temperature32-122 F (0-50 C)
Storage Temperature

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


0-80% RH, Non-condensing

Selected2 (Green)
Port SelectionHotkey, Pushbutton
Video Resolution2048x1536; DDC2B
Scan Interval5 seconds
Supported Hardware 
Keyboard, Mouse & Monitor2 x VGA Connector
KVM Ports1 x SPHD-15
Approved Agency RoHS
UPC / EAN Barcode icon
UPC 672792151415
EAN 0672792151415