SmartView Multiscreen 1x4 KVM Switch, Dual VGA, PS/2, Dual RS232



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The Adder SmartView SVMS4-DS Multi-screen Serial Switch allows a single keyboard, mouse and two video monitors to control four separate computers.

Adder SmartView SVMS4-DS Features:

  • Video performance
    High quality video with DDC support and resolutions up to 1920 by 1440 pixels.
  • Serial line switching
    Completely transparent switching for all RS232 serial lines (in unison with keyboard, video and mouse channels) for touchscreen KVM control.
  • Cascade connections
    The SmartView Serial units can be linked in a cascade formation to allow up to 16 computer systems to be controlled.
  • Increased switching capabilities
    Where more video monitors are required, you can synchronize two units together to support twice the number of video and serial channels.
  • Choice of switching methods
    Switching between the systems can be achieved by:
    - The front panel button
    - Keyboard hotkey combinations
    - Mouse button combinations
    - External serial commands via the Options/Flash port
  • Remote switching options
    There are two wired remote switching options, which allow the main unit to be neatly concealed away from view:
    - RC1, which provides a low profile, single button switch with a 7-segment LED display
    - AdderView RC4 remote unit, which has a button and LED display per connected computer

Rear view of the Adder SVMS4-DS
Adder SmartView SVMS4-DS Back View



Adder SmartView SVMS4-DS Specifications:




105 mm/4.3 in.


260 mm/10.2 in.


155 mm/6.1 in.



Operating Temperature

0°C to 40°C / 32°F to 104°F



Power Supply

Interface powered from attached keyboard. Optional external power socket provided


100-240VAC 0.5A 50-60Hz


5VDC 2.5A

Hardware Compatibility

Compatible with desktop and laptop PCs, RS6000, SGI and DEC Alphas

Video Resolution

High bandwidth video supported at resolutions up to 1920 x 1440. Supports VGA / SVGA / XGA / XGA-2 / SXGA and UXGA video and VESA DDC1 and DDC2 signaling. Screen saver feature.

OS compatibility

All known software and operating systems including Windows (all), DOS, Linux, Unix, BSD, Sun OS, Solaris, Mac OS, NetWare etc.

Local console

Video: 2 x HDD15
Keyboard/Mouse: MiniDin6
Serial: 2 x DB9 male
Options/Flash upgrade port: DB15 female


Video: 2 per connection HDD15,
Keyboard/Mouse: MiniDin6
Serial: 2 per connection DB9 female



Approved Agency

Complies with European EMC directive 89/336/EEC. CE marked. FCC class A compliant