Raritan MasterConsole 8 Port KVM Switch



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Multi-user access and control simplified

Raritan MasterConsole MX4 is a full-featured, multi-platform, multi-user KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch with models to enable each of four simultaneous users to access and operate 8 computers. You can expand to control up to 1,024 computers by cascading Raritan MasterConsole MX4 units.

Secure, Flawless Operation of Business Critical Systems

The advanced on-screen user interface with multi-level security makes operation with the Raritan MasterConsole MX4 simple and secure. Raritan's unique emulation technology, which dedicates an individual, intelligent processor to each channel, means smooth, flawless boot-up and operation to any mix of computers running the most demanding operating systems. Just connect computers, plug in one to four user consoles (keyboard, monitor, and mouse), and operate.


  • Raritan MasterConsole MX4 connects 8 computers and 4 user consoles
  • Optional 19" rack mounting brackets
  • Cascade Raritan MasterConsole MX4s for access and control of up to 1,024 computers
  • Multi-platform - mix any brand PCs, Macs, Suns, Alphas, RS/6000s, HP9000s, SGIs, ASCII devices; also USB support
  • Any mix of computers running - Windows NT, Windows 2000, Novell 4.x, UNIX, Linux, or OpenVMS
  • The Raritan MasterConsole MX4 has dedicated emulators to prevent keyboard/mouse lockup
  • "Keep-alive" design ensures non-stop computer operation in case of power loss to the switch
  • Supports high-resolution video - to 1600 x 1200
  • Connect computers, user consoles, and cascaded units with tangle-proof, coaxial cable in lengths of 2 to 30 feet
  • Use Cat5 Reach/Fiber Reach to connect computers, user consoles, and cascaded units up to 3,300 feet apart
  • On-screen user interface for simple operation
  • Assign meaningful names to connected computers and select by name from pop-up, on-screen menus
  • Store up to 60 user names, each with personalized operating profile
  • Multi-level security to ensure authorized access to each computer by each user; PublicView feature for video sharing
  • On-site firmware upgrades from a PC
  • PC Windows program to maintain configuration data and track real-time user activity