High-Density CAT5 16-Port/Single-User IP KVM Switch w/ Cables


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The KH1516AiUKIT bundles the ATEN KH1508Ai high-density 16-port CAT5 IP KVM switch with 12 USB KVM CPU modules w/ attached 4.5m CAT5 cable (12 x KA7970).

The KH1516Ai Cat 5 High-Density KVM over IP Switch offers 16 computer port configurations in a 1U-high housing for convenient rack mounting. The Altusen KH1516Ai by ATEN allows local and remote operators to monitor and access the entire enterprise data center over the Internet using a web-based browser.

The KH1516Ai features RJ-45 connectors and CAT5e/6 cable to link to the computers with multiplatform support. This ensures that high quality signals can travel over long distance - up to 50m* without the need for KVM extenders. Utilizing KVM Adapter Cables for the final linkup, the KH1516Ai permits any combination of PCs, Macs, Sun computers, and serial devices to coexist on the installation.
     * With KVM Adapter Cable KA7000 series

In addition to TCP/IP connectivity, the KH1516Ai provides console ports for a locally attached USB or PS/2 console.

Aten KH1516Ai Backview
Aten KH1516Ai Backview

The Laptop USB console (LUC) - allowing access and control from the data center as well as over these switches have been designed with unique and powerful features for that enable administrators to manage their entire server room and data center devices easily and conveniently from just about anywhere in the world.

A special Message Board feature - which like an internet chat program - lets any number of remotely logged in users exchange information and communicate with each other or to cooperatively manage the installation. A Panel Array Mode™ allows real-time monitoring of up to 8 servers at once. Other features that contribute to the switches' powerful capabilities include: Mouse DynaSync™, and Adapter ID.

With ALTUSEN KVM over IP Switches, IT administrators can manage their server rooms and data centers from practically anywhere - minimizing travel costs and MTTR (Mean Time to Repair) - and ensuring the highest availability of data center services possible.

Aten KH1516Ai Features:


  • High port density - RJ-45 connectors for up to 16 ports in a 1U housing
  • A dedicated USB port directly connects to a laptop for easy Console operation
  • One bus for remote KVM over IP access
  • Supports PS/2, USB, Sun Legacy (13W3) and serial (RS-232) connectivity
  • Local console provides PS/2 and USB keyboard and mouse support
  • Multiplatform support - Windows, Mac, Sun and Linux
  • Superior Video Quality - up to 1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz at up to 40 meters and 1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz at up to 50 meters*
  • Daisy-chain up to 15 additional units - control up to 265 computers from a single console

* With KVM Adapter Cable KA7000 series.


  • Up to 64 user accounts - up to 32 users simultaneously share the control
  • End session feature - administrators can terminate running sessions
  • Event logging and Windows-based Log Server support
  • Local Log Event
  • Adapter ID - stores port information allowing administrators to relocate the servers to different ports, without having to reconfigure the adapters and switch
  • Port Share Mode allows multiple users to gain access to a server simultaneously
  • Integration with ALTUSEN CC2000 Management software
  • Power Over the NET™ integration for remote power control
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • IPv6 capable

Ease-to-Use Interface

  • Local Console, Browser, and AP GUIs offer a unified Multilanguage interface to minimize user training time and increase productivity
  • Multiplatform client support (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Sun)
  • Multibrowser support (IE, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Netscape)
  • Browser-based UI in pure Web technology allows administrators to perform administrative tasks without the need for Java to be pre-installed
  • Panel Array Mode™
  • Keyboard broadcast - keyboard input can be duplicated on all the attached servers

Advanced Security

  • Remote authentication support: RADIUS, LDAP, LDAPS, and MS Active Directory
  • Supports SSL 128-bit data encryption and RSA 1024-bit certificates to secure users log in from browser
  • Flexible encryption design allows users to choose any combination of 56-bit DES, 168-bit 3DES 256-bit AES, 128-bit RC4, or Random for independent KB/Mouse, and video, data encryption
  • IP/MAC Filter for enhanced security protection
  • Configurable user and group permissions for server access and control

Virtual Remote Desktop

  • Video quality and video tolerance can be adjusted to optimize data transfer speed; monochrome color depth setting, threshold and noise settings for compression of the data bandwidth in low bandwidth situations
  • Full screen or scalable video display
  • Message Board for communication among remote users
  • Mouse DynaSync™ - automatically synchronizes the local and remote mouse movements
  • On-screen keyboard with multilanguage support
  • Exit Macros support
  • BIOS-level access

Aten KH1516AiUKIT Package Content:

  • 1x KH1516Ai Cat 5 High-Density KVM over IP Switch
  • 12x KA7970 USB CPU Modules w/ 4.5m attached CAT5 cable
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Laptop USB Console Cable
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs.)
  • 1x User Instructions

Aten KH1516Ai Application Diagram
Aten KH1516Ai Application Diagram

Aten KH1516Ai Specifications:

Width17.2 in. (43.7 cm.)
Height1.73 in. (4.4 cm.)
Depth6.3 in. (16.0 cm.)
Weight6.2 lbs. (2.7 kgs.)
Computer Connections 
Max156 (via daisy chain)
Console Connections 
Port SelectionPushbutton, OSD, Hotkey
Console Ports
Keyboard1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
1 x USB Type A Female (White)
Video1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
Mouse1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
1 x USB Type A Female (White)
KVM Ports16 x RJ-45 Female
Power1 x 3-prong AC socket
LAN1 x RJ-45 Female
Daisy Chain1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
FW Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
PON1 X RJ-45 Female
Laptop Console Port1 x USB Mini Type B Female (Black)
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Power1 x Rocker
Port Selection16 x Pushbuttons
On Line16 (Green)
Selected16 (Orange)
Power1 (Blue)
Station ID1 x 2-digit 7-segment (Orange)
10/100 Mbps1 (Orange / Green)
Link1 (Orange)
Keyboard/MousePS/2, USB
Local Console1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (40m) ;
1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz
(50 m with KA7xx Adapter Cable)
Remote1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz
Scan Interval1-255 seconds
Power Consumption120V/12.5W;
Operating Temperature0-50C
Storage Temperature-20-60C
Humidity0-80% RH, Non-condensing
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UPC 881317509130
EAN 0881317509130