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8-Port USB KVM Switch


CS1708 is a KVM Switch with built-in USB. It can control 8 servers with USB interfaces via the USB interface on the console. Moreover, it can connect up to 256 servers for central control via 1 set of daisy chain port.


Package Contents

  • 1x 8-Port USB KVM Switch
  • 2x USB KVM Cables (1.8m)
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x User Manual
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
  • One USB console controls 8 computers.
  • Daisy chain up to 31 additional units - Control up to 256 computers from a single console.
  • Multiplatform support: compatible with all operation platforms PC (Windows,Linux and most others), Mac and Sun.
  • Supports multimedia USB keyboards (PC, Mac and Sun).
  • Firmware upgrades to all the chained KVM switches at the same time via thedaisy 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.
  • ATEN USB ASIC inside.
  • Rack mountable in 19" system rack.
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux, Mac, Sun and FreeBSD.
  • For more information about KVMs which can connect to CS1708, see Compatible KVM Table.
Computer ConnectionsDirect8
Max.256 (via Daisy Chain)
Port SelectionHotkeys, OSD
ConnectorsConsole PortsKeyboard1 x USB Type A Female (White)
Video1 x HDB15 Female (Blue)
Mouse1 x USB Type A Female (White)
KVM PortsKeyboard/
8 x SPHD-15 Female (Green)
Chain PortsIn1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
Out1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Fi/W Upgrade1 x RJ- 11 Female (Black)
Power1 x DC Jack (Black)
SwitchesFi/W Upgrade1 x Slide
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutoon
LEDsOn Line8 (Orange)
Selected8 (Green)
Station ID2 x 7-segement (Orange)
Power1 (Blue)
Video2048 x 1536 ; DDC2B
Scan Interval1-255 Seconds
Power ConsumptionDC5V, 6W
EnvironmentOperating Temp.0 -50° C
Storage Temp.-20- 60° C
Humidity0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Weight2.73 kg
Dimensions ( L x W x H )43.30 x 16.00 x 4.40 cm