8-Port Secure Matrix DVI KVM Switch with 2-Video Outputs


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Input Ports: 8
Video Type: DVI (Single-Link, Dual-Link) & HDMI via Adapter
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Vertiv Cybex SCM185 Brochure (PDF)
Vertiv Cybex SCM185 Quick Install Guide (PDF)

The Cybex SCM 185 is a 8-port secure desktop DVI KVM Switch with 2-video outputs, CAC & Audio. The SCM185 secure Matrix KVM switch offers a proven solution for guarding against cyber intrusion at the desktop. This switch is certified to meet the requirements of the latest NIAP Protection Profile for Peripheral Sharing Devices version 3.0. And it also provide users with high resolution compatibility utilizing DVI (or HDMI with adaptor) technology.

Cybex SCM185 Features & Benefits

  • Compliant with NIAP Protection Profile for Peripheral Sharing Switch, version 3.0
  • 8-Port KVM Switch with (2) video outputs
    • Independently switched display connections - situational awareness of any two connected systems
    • Use for two monitors, or pair with extender to send to a central display
  • Support for DVI-I (or HDMI with adapter) single-link or dual-link resolutions up to 2560x1600 @ 60 Hz
  • Unidirectional Optical Data Diodes assure USB peripheral isolation enabling data flow from devices to host only
  • Always-on active anti-tampering system
  • Dedicated Peripheral Port (DPP) for connecting authentication devices such as biometric readers and smart card readers
  • Hardware-based peripheral isolation loads all firmware on ROM with no keyboard buffering or memory
  • Full USB device filtering to assure support for keyboard and mouse only
  • Mouse and keyboard switching via emulation assures zero delay in switching time between connected sources

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Cybex SCM185 Specifications

Height 1.7 in (42 mm)
Width 17.3 in (439 mm)
Depth7.3 in (439 mm)
Weight5.4 lbs (2.5 kg)
Enclosure MaterialSteel with Plastic Front Panel
System Connections8
Video Connections2 - independently switched
Video TypeDVI-I, single-link, dual-link
Max ResolutionDVI dual-link - 2560X1600 @ 60 Hz
Console PeripheralsUSB Type-A
Computer PeripheralsUSB Type-B
Dedicated Peripheral Port (CAC/DPP)1
Audio Input/Output1 x 3.5mm stereo female
Operating Temperature32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Storage Temperature-4° to 122°F (-20° to 50°C)
Humidity0-80% RH, non-condensing
Operating Voltage100 to 240VAC 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption45W Max Internal
Device Support
CertificationsCE, RCM, FCC class B, VCCI, TUV US, TUV Canada
Warranty2 Years

Avocent Cybex (by Vertiv) SCM185 is also known as SCM 185