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8-Port Cat 5 High Density KVM Switch Discontinued
Altusen KH2508 Cat 5 High Density KVM Switch offers 8 computer port configurations within a 1U housing for convenient rack mounting and complete KVM connectivity with one slim Cat 5e/6 cable. It allows IT administrators to control multiple computers from a single KVM (keyboard, monitor, and mouse) console. The switch is capable of expansion to provide complete control of 512 computers from both consoles for a flexible and affordable solution for SMB server room administration.

Package Contents

  • 1x 8-Port Cat 5 KVM Switch
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Grounding Wire
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs.)
  • 1x User Manual
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
  • Two consoles independently and simultaneously control up to 8 directly connected computers
  • Cascade up to 3 levels of KH2508 switches to support up to 512 computers
  • Non-blocked cascading allows both consoles on the master switch to access up to 128 computers
  • Superior video resolution - 1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz up to 40 m; 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz up to 30 m
  • Console conversion - any type of KVM console can control any type of computer; mixed combinations (PS/2 & USB) supported on both the KVM console and computer sides
  • Multiplatform support - PC, Mac, Sun, and serial
  • Connect USB flash drives for configuration backup and restore
  • Easy Installation - Simply plug in the cables. No software to configure; no complex installation routines
  • Simple Space-saving Cabling - Cat 5e/6 reduces cable bulk by providing complete KVM connectivity in one cable
  • Supports two-level user access control
  • Supports up to 96 user accounts
  • Configure port access rights for users on a port-by-port basis
  • Diversified port operation mode enables flexible computer management - Occupy, Exclusive and Share modes
  • OSD port list automatically expands when stations are added
  • Port names are automatically reconfigured when the station/computer sequence is changed
  • OSD screen automatically adjusts to resolution changes
  • Auto Scan mode enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers
  • User activity log support
  • Dual Interface - supports computers and consoles with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
  • USB / PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation - computers boot even when the KVM console focus is elsewhere
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades
  • Compact design
Max.512 (via Cascade)
Port SelectionOSD
ConnectorsConsole PortsKeyboard2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple);
2 x USB Type A Female
Video2 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
Mouse2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green);
2 x USB Type A Female
USB2 x USB Type A Female
KVM Ports8 x RJ-45 Female
F/W Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
Cascade Ports2 x RJ-45 Female
Power1 x 3-prong AC socket
SwitchesReset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Power1 x Rocker
F/W Upgrade1 x Slide
Power1 x Rocker
LEDsOn Line8 (Green)
Selected8 (Orange)
Power1 (Blue)
Cascade2 (Green)
EmulationKeyboard/MousePS/2; USB (PC, Mac, Sun); Serial
Video1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz (40 m max.)
1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (30 m max.) DDC2B
Scan Interval1-255 Seconds
I/P Rating100-240V AC; 50/60 Hz; 1 A
Power Consumption120/ 230V; 28 W
EnvironmentOperating Temp.0-50˚C
Storage Temp.-20-60˚C
Humidity0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical PropertiesHousingMetal / Plastic
Weight3.68 kg
( L x W x H )
43.36 x 28.78 x 4.40 cm (19"/1U)

DescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev1.2.113 Phantom-S_v1.2.113.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.101 kh2508_kh2516_v1.1.101.zip
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