Avocent LongView 430 Extender - VGA/PS2, audio and serial



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The Avocent LongView 430 (LV430-AM) extender improves physical and data security by controlling your computers up to 500 feet away from your desk.  Use the LongView extender to place connected computers up to 500 feet away with any CAT 5 cable. You will still have control of your keyboard, monitor, mouse, speakers, microphone and serial devices. The LongView extension technology extends the user from the PC/Server, and may be used to increase available workspace, enhance physical and data security, remove PCs from harsh or sensitive environments, or restricted access areas.

Avocent LongView 430 (LV430-AM)
Avocent LongView 430 (LV430-AM) Function Diagram

Avocent LongView 430 (LV430-AM) Features and Benefits:

  • Extended PC access: Extends keyboard, video, mouse, speakers, microphone and serial devices up to 500 feet with any CAT 5 UTP cable
  • AutoTuning technology: Automatically compensates for signal loss, delivering clear, crisp video images up to 500 feet at a resolution of 1024 x 768
  • Environment: Reduce downtime by removing the computer from an environment not suitable for normal and reliable operation.
  • Save space: Move your computer away from the desk and work area to free up valuable desktop space.
  • Installation ease: The single cable-to-desk design simplifies installation while making it easier for you to move, add or change configurations.
  • Security: Place your system unit, software and sensitive data in a secure area to minimize tampering, system damage and unauthorized software installation.

Avocent LongView 430 (LV430-AM) Specifications:

Height 1.9 in. (4.8 cm)
Width 8.1 in. (20.6 cm)
Depth 4.8 in. (12.2 cm)
Style Desktop
Weight 1.0 lbs (9.45 Kg)
Operating Temperature 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 122 F (-20 to 50 C)
Operating Voltage 24V DC power supply included
Power Frequency 50 - 60 Hz autosensing
Input 25 W maximum
Supported Hardware  
Computers PS/2
KVM Switch PS/2 local ports
Video Resolution 1024 x 768 @ 500 feet

PS/2 keyboard/mouse, audio in/out, serial devices and VGA video

Approved Agency cUL, UL, CE, FCC15 Class A,
Question: What is the closest equivalent to the LV430-AM with the ONLY difference being USB, not PS2, keyboard and mouse?
Answer: The closest match that we have to this switch that has all of the features + USB would be https://www.kvm-switches-online.com/lv1000u-001.html. If there are some features that you don't need, there are other options available. Please feel free to give us a call at 1-877-586-6654 to discuss.

Question: I have DVI from my monitor and USB connections from my mainframe. Will this work?
Answer: Unfortunately, this extender will not work as it has PS/2 keyboard and mouse connections. One option would be https://www.kvm-switches-online.com/crk-2dtxt-ex-a1.html. There are other options available here: https://www.kvm-switches-online.com/dvi-kvm-extenders.html. Make sure that the distance is sufficient and that the peripherals are USB. If you need help determining your best solution, please give us a call at 1-877-586-6654.

Question: Can this unit handle 1600x1200 resolution? if so, what is the maximum distance for that resolution?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry. While the spec table says a max resolution of 1024 x 768 out to 500ft is supported, the manual states that a max resolution of 1600 x 1200 can be reached. Range depends on the refresh rate and quality of cable in use.

1600 x 1200 @60HZ can reach out to 300ft
1600 x 1200 @70HZ can reach out to 250ft
1600 x 1200 @80HZ can reach out to 200ft

We would say that is the maximum expected range, results may very depending on a particular environment.

Question: Can LongView handle a wide screen display resolution of 1920x1080? If so at what distance?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

According to Avocent, the LV430-AM "cannot handle 1920 x 1080". However Avocent recently came out with the LV3000 and LV4000 series extenders that may be appropriate for your environment.

If you would like a recommendation of a 1080p extender based on your setup, please feel free to contact your KVM Switches Online sales representative directly at 1-877-586-6654, at sales@kvm-switches-online.com, or via our online Chat functionality.

Question: Can I set up two monitors with this?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

You could pull the second monitor connection from the source PC using a second LV430-AM or a stand-alone VGA video extender. We also carry various Multi-Monitor KVM Extenders i.e. this Adder X-USBPRO-MS2, that you may be interested in.