Avocent DSR1020 KVM Over IP Switch



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The Avocent DS Series 16-port Avocent DSR1020 KVM over IP switch provides BIOS-level control of all connected servers and serial-based devices in your data center. For easy access to your network devices, the Avocent DSR1020 KVM Over IP Switch (DSR1020-001) includes a USB port, the ability to remotely power cycle connected devices and external modem support when the network is down.  DSView 3 management software, with hub and spoke architecture, provides failover authentication. Users authenticate to a central management server (the hub) or one of 15 mirror servers (the spokes). SNMP and IPMI support are also provided.

Avocent DSR1020 Diagram
Avocent DSR1020 KVM Over IP Switch (DSR1020-001) Diagram

Avocent DSR1020 KVM Over IP Switch (DSR1020-001) Features and Benefits:

  • Compact, KVM over IP appliance integrates KVM, an external modem and power control in one solution
  • Includes a USB local port
  • High-resolution video with the Dambrackas Video Compression (DVC) algorithm
  • Local and remote access for at the rack and remote data center management
  • Required login at the local port for increased security
  • Provides access to an unlimited number of servers or serial devices, no matter their location
  • DSView 3 management software, with hub and spoke architecture, provides failover authentication
  • Includes 16 configurable ports for maximum flexibility when connecting to servers or serial devices
  • Offers IT administrators the ability to dial into a remotely located server or serial device
  • Remotely reboot the server to the BIOS level or even power cycle remote devices -- all from a single DSView 3 software interface
  • Uses the same management interface for the data center and the branch offices
  • Built on patented, field-proven KVM over IP technology
  • Designed for multi-platform servers, including PS/2, Sun and USB
  • DSView advanced security includes audit logs and the ability to assign individual user rights

Avocent DSR1020 KVM Over IP Switch (DSR1020-001) Specifications:

Height 1.72 in. (4.47 cm)
Width 17.00 in. (43.18 cm
Depth 11.98 in. (27.98 cm)
Weight 7.3  lbs. (3.31 kg) without cables
Operating Temperature 32 to 104 degrees F (0 to 40 degrees C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 158 degrees F (-20 to 70 degrees C)
Operating Voltage 100 to 240 VAC
Power Frequency 50 - 60 Hz Auto Sensing
Input 40W maximum
Supported Hardware  
Computers PS/2, Sun, USB

VGA, SVGA (XGA, XGA-II with adaptor), Maximum Local Port: 1600 x 1280, Maximum Remote Port using a DSRIQ module: 1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz


PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, IntelliMouse (PS/2 only), IBM Scrollpoint, Logitech Mouseman+, Logitech Marble Plus, Logitech Marble FX and Kensington Expert mouse

Approved Agency UL, FCC, cUL, ICES-003, CE, GS, VCCI, MIC, C-Tick, GOST