NTI 2-User by 8-Port Matrix USB KVM Switch


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The NTI UNIMUX USB Matrix KVM switch (UNIMUX-2X8-U) allows up to eight users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 USB computers. Access USB-enabled PC, SUN, and MAC computers using USB keyboards and mice, and VGA multiscan monitors.

USB host computers and USB devices can be hot-plugged or removed at any time. Allows any USB device (keyboard and/or mouse) to control any attached USB host computer. International keyboard layouts are supported in auto-detection mode, or can be manually selected via the On Screen Display (OSD) menu.

NTI UNIMUX-2X8-U Features & Applications:

  • Equipped with OSD, Liquid Crystal Display, and RS232.
  • Rackmount is standard on all UNIMUX-nXm-U models. The smaller models are also available in a desktop case.
  • Dedicated microprocessors prevent computers from locking up, ensuring reliable control.
  • Fully compliant with USB standards (1.0, 1.1).
  • The advanced OSD user interface with password security makes the UNIMUX USB Matrix KVM Switch simple and reliable to use in Enterprise data centers.
  • Computers can be shared or used exclusively.
  • Crestron compatible.

NTI UNIMUX-2X8-U Specifications:


  • Eight female 15-pin HD and eight female USB Type B connectors.
  • Supports PCs with USB-enabled OS (Windows 98/ME/2000/XP) and USB ports.
  • Supports PCs with USB-enabled BIOS (legacy USB support) and USB ports.
  • Supports SUN Blade 100, SUN Blade 1000, SUN Fire™ 240 and SUN Ray.
  • Supports MAC G4, G5 and Xserve.
  • Supports MAC soft (keyboard) power-on.
  • Any legacy PS/2 or SUN computer can be connected by using a USB-PS2-R or USB-SUN-R adapter.

  • Two sets of female USB Type A connectors for keyboards and mice.
  • Compatible with most USB keyboards and mice, including Microsoft USB Intellimouse, Logitech Cordless Elite Duo keyboard and mouse, Gyration keyboard/mouse and Crystal Vision keyboard with touchpad.
  • Keyboard and mouse are hot-pluggable.
  • USB MAC and SUN startup keys are supported on all platforms of input devices.
  • Keystrokes are translated across platforms.
Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm.)
Width 19 in. (48.26 cm.)
Depth 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Weight 5 Lbs. (2.27 kg.)
Supply 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapte
Consumption 10W
Resolution 1900x1200
Connectors Two Female 15-pin HD connectors
Bandwidth 150 MHz
*A multiscan VGA monitor is required to display the different video outputs from different platforms
Cables Interface cables between your computers and the switch are required for proper operation.
Cables not included.
MTBF 60,070 hrs.
Regulatory Approvals CE
Question: I'm looking for the heat load for this switch, as well as the center of gravity.
Answer: Thank you for your. The heat load for this unit is 35 BTU/HR.

We have received a center of gravity drawing from the manufacturer. It can be downloaded from this location for a limited time: NTI UNIMUX-2X8-U Installation and Operation Manual (for units with firmware version 2.1 and later)*
  • NTI UNIMUX-2X8-U Installation and Operation Manual (for units with earlier firmware versions)*
  • NTI UNIMUX-2X8-U Datasheet
  • *Note: The version number can be found in the splash screen viewed when the UNIMUX switch is first powered ON. If no version is shown, it is an earlier model.

    Please let us know if there is anything else we can ever help you with!