ATEN High Density KVM Switch


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The ATEN KH0116 high-density KVM switch offers a highly efficient network management solution.  Specially designed high-density console connectors allow a 16-port KVM switch to use only a 1U-high rack space, and control up to 512 computers through daisy chaining.  Additional console port provides remote access capability. Through ATEN's extender kit, KA9250, or IP unit, CN5000, the user can control attached computers 500 feet away or anywhere worldwide. The KH0116 switch offers many advanced features such as an intuitive On-Screen Display (OSD), hot keys, excellent video resolution, two-level password security for users with different security clearance, flash ROM for firmware upgrade, remote console, and more.

ATEN KH0116 Features and Benefits:

  • High density 16-port KVM switch is rack mountable and only 1U high
  • Neatly designed, high-quality, custom cable for the high density server rack
  • Color-coded connectors for easy installation
  • Dedicated chain ports allow daisy chaining up to 31 additional units and control up to 512 computers from a single console
  • "Hot-pluggable" feature allows adding or removing switches or computers without having to power down the switch
  • "Keep-Alive feature assures all the keyboard and mouse connections work properly if the KVM switch loses power supply temporarily
  • Auto-sensing of station positions for daisy chained installations - no need for manual DIP switch setting
  • Front panel LED indicates station position
  • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • Two level password security - an administrator and up to four users, separate files for each, only authorized users viewing and controlling the computers
  • Two level logout - manual and timed
  • No software required
  • Convenient computer selection via intuitive On Screen Display (OSD) menu or Hot Key combinations
  • AutoScan offers easy monitoring of connected computers PS/2 keyboard & mouse emulation for smooth switching and simultaneously booting multiple computers
  • Remote console allows control of KVM from up to 500 ft away
  • Supports PS/2 compatible mice, Microsoft Intellimouse explorer, Logitech FirstMouse+
  • Superior video quality - supports resolutions of up to 1920 x 1440
  • 19" Rack mountable
  • Firmware upgradeable through flash ROM
  • 110-220V auto-sensing power supply

Aten High Density KVM Switch (KH0116)

ATEN KH0116 Diagram

ATEN KH0116 Requirements:

  • Console:
    • VGA, SVGA, or Multisync monitor capable of the highest resolution that you will be using on any computer in the installation
    • PS/2 mouse
    • PS/2 keyboard
  • The following equipment must be installed on each computer:
    • VGA, SVGA or Multisync card
    • 6-pin mini DIN (PS/2) port
    • Either a 6-pin mini DIN (PS/2) keyboard port, or a 5-pin DIN (AT) keyboard port.
  • For USB computers: USB to PS/2 adapters are required.
  • For SUN servers: Servers with VGA and PS/2 connections (such as the SUN Cobalt)are supported; the legacy 13W3 SUN servers require additional adapters. The Spac SUN workstation with USB connection is supported with an additional adapter.
  • Cables: For optimum signal integrity and to simplify the layout, we strongly recommend that you use the following high quality ATEN Custom Cables:
  • ATEN KVM to computers:
    • 2L5201P - 4 feet cable
    • 2L5202P - 6 feet cable
    • 2L5203P - 10 feet cable
  • ATEN KVM to ATEN KVM (Daisy Chaining):
    • 2L1700 - 2 feet cable
    • 2L1701 - 4 feet cable

    Notes: (1) KL0116 does not support serial mice. You cannot use Serial-to-PS/2 adapters with the extender cables. (2) If your computer uses an AT style keyboard socket, you will need to purchase a STANDARD PS/2-to-AT keyboard adapter, in order to plug the cable into keyboard port of the computer.

ATEN KH0116 Specifications:

Height 1.8 in. (4.4 cm)
Width 8.4 in. (21.3 cm)
Depth 17.0 in. (43.2 cm)
Shipping Weight 12.5 lb. (5.7 kg)
Operating Temperature 32F to122F (0C to 50C)
Storage Temperature -4F to 140F (-20C to 60C)
Humidity 0 - 80% RH
Voltage 110 - 220 Auto Sensing
Computer Connections  
Direct 16
Daisy Chain or Cascading 512
Mouse PS/2
Keyboard PS/2
On Line 16 (Green)
Power On 1 (Blue)
Selected 16 (Red)
Station ID 2 x 7 Segments
Console Connectors  
Keyboard 1 x 6 pin mini-DZN F
Remote Console 1 x RJ45
Monitor 1 x HDB-15 F
Mouse 1 x 6 pin mini-DZN F
Flash ROM Upgrade RJ11
CPU Connectors  
Keyboard, Mouse, and Monitor 16 x SPDB15F
Scan Interval User Specified: 1 - 255 secs.
Security 2-level password security
Daisy Chain 1 x DB-25M ; 1 x DB-25F
Port Selection Hotkeys ; OSD (On Screen Display)
Power Connections 3-Prong AC
Video Resolution 1920 x 1440; DDC2