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16-Port Cat 5 High-Density Dual Rail LCD KVM Switch Discontinued
ALTUSEN KL1516 LCD KVM Switch features independently retractable, dual slide 17" or 19" LCD monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad. A single KL1516 can control up to 16 computers. For increased reliability and efficiency, RJ-45 connectors and Cat 5e/6 cable are used to link to the computers. Utilizing KVM Adapter Cables for the final linkup, the KL1516 permits any combination of PCs, Macs, Sun computers, and serial devices to coexist on the installation.
Compatible KVM Adapter Cables:
KA9520 PS/2 KVM Adapter Cable
KA9570 USB KVM Adapter Cable
KA9130 Sun Legacy KVM Adapter Cable
KA9170 USB KVM Adapter Cable (PC/Mac/Sun)
KA9140 Serial KVM Adapter Module

Package Contents

  • 1x 16-Port Cat 5 High-Density Dual Rail LCD KVM Switch with Standard Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x User Instructions
  • KVM console with 17"or 19" LCD monitor in a sliding housing with top and bottom clearance for smooth operation in a 1U high rack
  • Dual Rail operation - LCD monitor slides independently of the keyboard/touchpad
  • LCD module rotates up to 120 degrees for a more comfortable viewing angle
  • Console lock enables the sliding console to remain securely locked away when not in use
  • A single console controls up to 16 computers - daisy chain up to 31 additional units to control up to 512 computers
  • KVM adapter cables with automatic conversion allow flexible interface combinations. PCs, Macs, Sun computers, and serial devices can all coexist on the installation.
  • RJ-45 connectors and Cat 5e/6 cable - extends the distance between computers and switch - up to 40m (130') for resolutions of 1280 x 1024 @75Hz
  • A dedicated console port for management from an external console - plus an extra PS/2 mouse port for external mouse use with the integrated LCD console
  • No software required - convenient computer selection via port selection switches, Hotkeys and intuitive On Screen Display (OSD) menus
  • OSD screen automatically adjusts to resolution changes - OSD tree structure makes finding and managing computers easy
  • Quickly and conveniently switch to any computer with station and port selection switches- LED displays indicate the station and port location
  • Video settings of attached computers are automatically adjusted for optimal output to the LCD monitor
  • Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Two level password security - only authorized users view and control the computers - up to four users plus an administrator with separate profiles for each
  • Broadcast support - commands from the keyboard can be broadcast to all available computers on the installation
  • Standard 105-key keyboard; Mac and Sun keyboard emulation
  • Dedicated keys to invoke Hotkey Mode and the OSD from the keyboard for quick access to these functions
  • Rack mountable in 19" System Rack (1U) - standard rack mount kit included - optional Easy Rack Mount (single person installation) kit available (requires separate purchase)
  • Super A-Grade TFT LCD Panel; Zero Dead Pixel Guarantee
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac, Linux, Unix, Sun, FreeBSD
  • For more information about KVMs which can connect to KL1516, see Compatible KVM Table

    Rack Mount KitDepth (cm)
    2X-010G (Long/Optional)68 - 105
    Short (Standard)42 - 77
    Easy Installation
    Rack Mount Kit
    Depth (cm)
    2X-012G (Long/Optional)17" LCD: 68 - 105
    19" LCD: 74 - 105
    2X-011G (Short/Optional)17" LCD: 57 - 70
    19" LCD: 63 - 70

    More information about "Easy Rack Mounting"...
Max.512 (via Daisy Chain)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey , Pushbutton
Console Ports
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
KVM Ports16 x RJ-45 Female (Black)
Daisy Chain Ports1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
F/W Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
Power1 x 3-prong AC Socket
External Mouse1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
SwitchesReset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Port Selection2 x Pushbutton (Station)
2 x Pushbutton (Port)
F/W Upgrade1 x Slide
Power1 x Rocker
LCD Power
1 x Pushbutton
LCM Adjustment
4 x Pushbutton
LEDsOn Line16 (Green)
SelectedStation ID2 x 7-segment (Orange)
Port ID2 x 7-segment (Orange)
Power1 (Blue)
1 x Num Lock(Green)
1 x Caps Lock(Green)
1 x Scroll Lock(Green)
LCD Power
1 (Orange)
EmulationKeyboard / MousePS/2; USB (PC, Mac, Sun); Serial
17" LCD
1280 x 1024@75Hz
19" LCD
1280 x 1024@75Hz
Scan Interval1-255 Seconds
I/P Rating100?40V AC; 50/60 Hz; 1A
Power Consumption
17" LCD
120V/ 28W; 230V/ 28W
19" LCD
120V/ 30W; 230V/ 30W
EnvironmentOperating Temp.0~40˚C
Storage Temp.-20~60˚C
Humidity0 - 80% RH, Non-condensing
Weight17" LCD17.30 kg
19" LCD18.50 kg
Dimensions (L x W x H)17" LCD70.90 x 48.20 x 4.40 cm (19"/1U)
19" LCD76.00 x 48.20 x 4.40 cm (19"/1U)

DescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
CPU Module
Firmware Upgradev3.6.352 kh_kl_cpu_module_v3.6.352.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.5.341 kl1508_1516_cpu_module_v3.5.341.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.4.331 kl1508_1516_cpu_module_v3.4.331.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.3.328 kl1508_1516_cpu_module_v3.3.328.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.3.325 kl1508_1516_cpu_module_v3.3.325.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.092 kl1508_1516_cpu_module_v1.0.092.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.6.352 kl1508_1516_main_v3.6.352.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.5.341 kl1508_1516_main_v3.5.341.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.4.331 kl1508_1516_main_v3.4.331.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.3.329 kl1508_1516_main_v3.3.329.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.3.328 kl1508_1516_main_v3.3.328.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.3.325 kl1508_1516_main_v3.3.325.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.103 kl1508_1516_main_v1.1.103.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.092 kl1508_1516_main_v1.0.092.zip