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16-Port PS/2 VGA KVM Switch with Daisy-Chain Port


ACS1216A is a high-efficiency KVM Switch. It provides the most efficient solution to fulfill the management needs of server networks. Every unit has just the size of 1U in its advanced technology and high-density connection interface design which fulfills the rack space need. It can control up to 512 servers by cascade.


Package Contents

  • 1x 16-Port PS/2 KVM Switch
  • 2x Custom KVM Cable (VGA, PS/2; 1.8m/6ft)
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x User Instructions
  • One PS/2 console controls 16 computers.
  • Daisy chain up to 31 additional units - Control up to 512 computers from a single console.
  • Firmware upgrades to all the chained KVM switches at the same time via the daisy chain cable.
  • Buzzer ON/OFF via hotkey and OSD.
  • Broadcast Mode: Operations simultaneously performed on all selected computers, software installation and upgrading, system wide shutdown....etc.
  • Auto-sensing of station's position on daisy chained installations - no need for manual DIP switch setting - front panel LED indicates station's position.
  • Computer selection via hotkeys and OSD.
  • Superior video quality- up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B.
  • Rack mountable in 19" system rack.
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux and FreeBSD.
  • For more information about KVMs which can connect to ACS1216A, see Compatible KVM Table.

16-Port PS/2 KVM Switch

Computer Connections
Maximum512 (via Daisy-chain)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey
Console Ports1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
KVM Ports16 x SPHD-15 Female (Yellow)
Daisy Chain Ports1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Firmware Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female
Power1 x DC Jack (Black)
Firmware Upgrade1 x Slide
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutoon
Online16 (Orange)
Selected16 (Green)
Station ID2 x 7-segement (Orange)
Power1 (Blue)
Keyboard / MousePS/2
Video Resolution2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Scan Interval1-255 seconds (default: 5 secs.)
Power ConsumptionDC9V:6.27W:34BTU
Operating Temperature0-50°C
Storage Temperature-20-60°C
Humidity0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Weight2.96 kg ( 6.52 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)43.72 x 15.92 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 6.27 x 1.73 in.)
NoteFor some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

White Papers

DescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev3.8.371 acs1208a_1216a_v3.8.371.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.7.361 acs1208a_1216a_v3.7.361.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.4.332 acs1208a_1216a_v3.4.332.zip
Firmware upgradev3.3.321 acs1208a_1216a_v3.3.321.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.2.312 (Windows Vista) acs1216a_v3.2.312.exe
Firmware upgradev3.2.312 acs_1208a_1216a_v3.2.312.exe
Firmware upgradev3.1.305 CS-1216A_V3.1.305.exe
Firmware upgradev1.6.152 cs_1216a_v1.6.152.exe