8-Port Dual-Head DVI Secure EAL4+ KVM Switch with CAC & Audio



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  • Validated to EAL 4+ security standards
  • Complies with Common Criteria Protection Profile 2.1
  • Manage Eight Connected Dual-Head Computers in Isolation
  • Advanced Scaling Enables No Quality Loss
  • Unidirectional Data Paths
  • Dedicated Processors for Emulation
  • USB Port Protection

SmartAVI K248E-SH Rear
SmartAVI K248E-SH Unit Rear

With eight connected dual-head computers, the K248E offers impressive levels of seamless communications even when connecting computers that are on different levels of security clearance and Internet access. Users can set up two displays to get the most out of dual-head computers. The K248E utilizes unidirectional optical data-diodes which isolates all connections from any possible points of data leakage among peripherals. Every K248E secure KVM switch is rigorously and extensively tested to ensure it will remain stalwart against any known form of KVM security attacks. The unit has been certified to meet EAL 4+ standards to assure it provides the highest level of security possible.

This product offers the highest possible separation between two connected computers. The K248E uses unidirectional optical data diodes to prevent any potential leakage between the highly-isolated peripheral channels. This KVM can also be used to securely filter and lock USB ports preventing data export/import through mass-storage devices by hardware. The K248E also features a special secured port for a Common Access Card (CAC) reader to support user authentication across multiple isolated networks.

SmartAVI K248E-SH Application Diagram

Host Computer Input Ports8 x isolated USB Type B and Audio input ports to connect computers
8 x isolated keyboard and mouse device emulators
8 dual-head DVI-I female connectors
Console PortsUSB Type-A jacks for keyboard and mouse
RDC Port to connect HSL Remote Desktop Controller (RJ-45 jack)
Channels isolation with optical data-diode and two separate host emulators
2 DVI-i female connectors for user displays
User ControlManual channel selection via Hotkeys
Status LED's in front panel to indicate current selected channel
User may set mouse speed, acceleration other cursor behaviors
PowerAC input cable IEC-3 jack
Internal power supply.
Power input 90-240V AC, 22W maximum
Security FunctionsUSB ports supporting only keyboard and mouse through host emulation and strong filtering
Optical Data Diode assures unidirectional flow from devices to computers
Changing Firmware (on ROM) cannot cause leakage between channels or data export
Isolated power supplies for each device emulator
Battery powered anti-tampering system to disable product in case of mechanical intrusion
Special holographic Temper Evident Labels
Peripheral securityUSB ports supporting only keyboard and mouse through host emulation
Data-diode assures USB unidirectional flow from devices to host
Firmware change can not cause leakage between channels or data export
EnvironmentalTemperature range: Operating - 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F); Storage - -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity: Operating - 20 to 80% non condensing; Storage - 10 to 90% non condensing
Altitude: 0 to 10,000 ft
Regulatory ComplianceSafety: UL/cUL60950,EN60 950
EMI/EMC: FCC Class B, CE Mark, EN55022B, VCCI
Security AccreditationsCommon Criteria EAL 4+ certified
Complies with latest NIAP Peripheral Sharing Switch (PSS) For Human Interface Devices Ver 2.1
Physical CharacteristicsDimensions: 438 (W) x 165 (D) x 60 (H) mm / 17.25 (W) x 6.5 (D) x 2.36 (H) inches 
Device weight: 3.6 Kg (7.9 lbs)
Shipping Weight: 5.5 Kg (12.1 lbs) without cables