NTI Nodemux 2X32 Sun PC Multi-Platform KVM Switch



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The NODEMUX¨ SUN PC Multi-Platform Matrix KVM switch enables up to 2 users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 computers.

This low-cost switch accesses PC, MAC, and SUN computers (and USB computers with NTI adapters). PC, SUN or MAC keyboards and mice can be connected by using adapter cables.

  • Equipped with On Screen Display (OSD), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and RS232 control.
  • The advanced OSD user interface with password security makes the NODEMUX Matrix switch simple and reliable to use in Enterprise data centers.
  • Rackmount model
  • Users can power-down the switch without rebooting attached computers.
  • Dedicated microprocessors prevent CPUs from locking up, ensuring reliable control.
  • Use as a single or multi-platform switch.
  • Users can work individually or share one computer.
  • Dimensions: 19" x 12" x 5.25"
  • Cables sold separately


  • Hosts
    • Supports PS/2 platform computers, including laptops, HP 9000, Silicon Graphics and IBM RS6000.
    • Supports SUN, including ULTRAsª, SUN Bladeª 100, SUN Blade 1000, SUN Fireª 280R, SUN Fire V20z and SUN Rayª (using NTI's USB-SUN adapter).
    • Supports MACs, including G4,G5 and Xserve (using NTI's USB-ADB adapter).
  • Mouse
    • Smooth mouse movement.
    • Mice are hot-pluggable.
    • Compatible with all standard 2-button PS/2 mice as well as the following:
      • Microsoft IntelliMouse¨.
      • Logitech (and other) 3-button mice.
      • Alps Glidepoint Touchpad (extended functions-i.e. tapping, etc.-are not supported).
      • Cirque Glidepoint Touchpad.
      • IBM Scroll Point mouse (extended stick functions are not supported).
      • Kensington Orbit Trackball.
      • Logitech 2-button Wheel Mouse.
      • Microsoft Ballpoint mouse.
    • SUN 3-button mice are supported.
      • Wheel on IntelliMouse emulates SUN's third mouse button.
    • MAC 1-button mice are supported.
    • + CLICK on the MAC mouse emulates SUN/PC right click.
  • Monitor
    • Supports crisp & clear 1900x1200 video resolution with no degradation.
    • A multiscan VGA monitor is required to display the different video outputs from different platforms.
    • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.
  • Keyboard
    • User devices can be PS/2, SUN or MAC.
    • Keyboard is hot-pluggable.
    • MAC and SUN startup keys are supported on all platforms of input devices.
    • Keystrokes are translated across platforms.
  • Connectors
    • Female 8-pin miniDIN keyboard and mouse connectors
    • Female 15-pin HD connectors
  • Power
    • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz.
  • Environmental
    • Operating temperature: 32°F to 100°F (0°C to 38°C).
    • Storage temperature: -20°F to 140°F (-30°C to 60°C).
    • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.
  • RS232 Control
    • Control
      • Female DB9 connector.
      • Baud rate 300 through 9600.
      • Address up to 15 units, all of which can be daisy-chained and controlled by one serial port.
    • Commands
      • RS - causes switch to reset so that IN1 connects to OUT1, IN2 connects to OUT2.
      • CS - causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
      • CA - causes all inputs to connect to specified output.
      • RO - reads what input is connected to specified output.
      • RU - reads size of matrix, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.
  • On Screen Display (OSD)
    • Select and control computers by name.
    • Type +<'> to activate OSD.
    • Select or list computers by name or port number.
    • Names can be up to 12 characters long.
    • Control, Scan, & Broadcast functions.
    • Shows names of computers on cascaded switches up to 128 ports.
    • Search Mode lets the user type in the first few letters of the computer's name and the OSD will locate it.
    • Help Screens assist users with the OSD.
    • Display the power status of each computer.
    • OS- and software-independent.
    • Our OSD comes built into your switch, so you do not have to install additional hardware or software.
  • Security Features built into OSD
    • Advanced security included with switch.
    • Each user password & name can be up to 15 characters long, and each switch can store up to 63 users.
    • Administrator can enable or disable all security features and select which computers each user can access.
    • Once security is enabled, a user or administrator must "login" in order to access any of the computers connected to the switch.
Question: What is the pin connection for this switch?
Answer: The pin connections for this NTI product are not readily available. We have added both the manual and data sheet for this switch to the product page. If you do not find the information you need in either document, you might contact NTI directly at: http://www.networktechinc.com/contact.html