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8-Port PS/2-USB VGA KVM Switch


The CS1308 KVM switch allows access and control up to 64 computers from a single console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). As many as 8 additional switches can be cascaded bringing the total number of connected computers to 64 computers that can be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. The switch supports both USB and PS/2 connections for the console and computers.


Package Contents

  • 1x CS1308 KVM Switch with Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Console cable
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade cable
  • 1x Foot Pad set (4 pads)
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Mounting Kit
  • 1x User Instructions
  • One USB-PS/2 console controls 8 computers
  • Cascade up to 2 levels - control up to 64 computers
  • Dual Interface - supports computers with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
  • Multiplatform support - Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux, Mac, and Sun
  • Video DynaSync™ - Exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
  • Supports USB keyboards for PC, Mac and Sun
  • Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
  • USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation - computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
  • Superior video quality - up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
  • Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys and multilingual on-screen display (OSD) menu
  • Two level password security - only authorized users view and control computers; up to four users and an administrator with a separate profile for each
  • Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Hot pluggable - add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • No software installation required
  • Designed for desktop or rack mount (19" system rack, 1U)

8-Port PS/2 - USB KVM Switch

Computer Connections
Maximum64 (via Cascade)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Console Ports1 x SPHD-18 Male (Yellow)
KVM Ports8 x SPHD-15 Female (Yellow)
Firmware Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
Power1 x DC Jack
Ports8 x Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade1 x Slide
Online8 (Orange)
Selected8 (Green)
Power1 (Dark Green)
Keyboard / MousePS/2, USB
Video2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Scan Interval1 – 255 Seconds (Default: 5 secs)
Power ConsumptionDC5.3V:2.34W:19BTU
Operating Temperature0-50˚C
Storage Temperature-20-60˚C
Humidity0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Weight1.89 kg ( 4.16 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)43.72 x 16.13 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 6.35 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 Upgradev1.6.155 cs1308_1316_v1.6.155.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.6.154 cs1308_1316_v1.6.154.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.6.153 cs1308_1316_v1.6.153.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.5.149 cs1308_1316_v1.5.149.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.5.147 cs1308_1316_v1.5.147.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.5.143 cs1308_1316_v1.5.143.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.5.142 cs1308_1316_v1.5.142.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.4.138 cs1308_1316_v1.4.138.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.4.136 cs1308_1316_v1.4.136.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.4.133 cs1316_1308_v1.4.133.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.116 cs1308_1316_v1.2.116.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.111 cs1308_1316_v1.2.111.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.082 cs1308_1316_v1.0.082.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.072 cs1308_1316_v1.0.072.zip