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16-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

  • Cascadable to two levels–control up to 256 computers
  • Multi-Display feature – stack up to eight CS17916 units and display video from up to eight monitors(dual display/triple display/quad display/multi-display)
  • Video DynaSync™ – exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
  • Broadcast mode - operations simultaneously performed on all selected computers, software installation and upgrading, system wide shutdown, etc.
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The CS17916 16-port USB HDMI KVM Switch is a multi-purpose appliance that consolidates access and control of up to 16 HDMI computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and monitor console. The CS17916 can be cascaded up to two levels – up to 256 computers – all from a single console.

In addition, the CS17916 features multi-display functionality, which enables the use of standard USB cables to stack up to 8 switches in a multi-display installation where each computer is fitted with multiple video cards. It allows users to contrast, analyze and monitor video output in convenient ways, substantially simplifying the working environment.

The CS17916 supporting ATEN’s on-screen display (OSD) function, allowing it to access any computer connected to the installation, which offers OSD configuration backup / restore functions to save or back up the OSD settings and restore them as needed. The CS17916 provides multimedia keyboard support and is audio enabled. Users can listen to the audio output of each computer on two sets of speakers (on a one at- a-time basis).

Package Contents

  • 1x CS17916 16-Port USB HDMI KVM Switch with Rack Mounting Kit
  • 2x 2L-7D02UH Custom USB HDMI KVM Cable Sets (1.8m)
  • 1x LIN5-04A2-J11G Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x LIN2-418K-E12G Power Cord
  • 1x 0AD8-8005-40MG Power Adaptor
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs)
  • 1x User Instructions
  • One USB console controls up to sixteen HDMI interface computers and two additional USB 2.0 devices
  • HDMI compatible
  • Cascadable to two levels–control up to 256 computers1
  • Multi-Display feature – stack up to eight CS17916 units and display video from up to eight monitors(dual display/triple display/quad display/multi-display)
  • 2-port USB 2.0 hub built in2
  • Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual on-screen display (OSD)
  • Independent switching of KVM and USB focus
  • OSD Backup/Restore feature–enables the administrator to back up the switch’s configuration and user profile information
  • Firmware upgradable
  • Video DynaSync™ – exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
  • Superior video quality–supports up to 1080p / 1920 x 1200@60Hz3
  • Supports widescreen resolutions
  • Audio enabled–full bass response provides a rich experience for 2.1 channel surround sound systems
  • Console audio ports on front panel for easy access
  • Auto Scan Mode for monitoring all computers
  • HDCP compatible
  • Multiplatform support–Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun4
  • Console mouse port emulation/bypass feature supports most mouse drivers and multifunction mice
  • Complete keyboard emulation for error-free booting
  • Mac/Sun keyboard support and emulation5
  • Multilingual OSD supports English, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and French
  • Multilingual keyboard mapping – supports English (US), English (UK), German (GER.), German (SWISS), French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese
  • Supports hot-plugging

    1. CS17916 cascade to CS17916 only.
    2. The USB 2.0 hub cannot be accessed through the switch by computers on the second or third level of a cascaded installation.
    3. CS17916 supports the resolution up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz. The resolution of the connected source should be 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz or lower in order to avoid compatibility issues.
    4. For PC compatible computers. Mac and Sun computers must be compatible with USB connections.
    5. PC keyboard combinations emulate Mac / Sun keyboards; Mac / Sun keyboards work only with their own computers.
Computer Connections
Maximum256 (via Cascade)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Console Ports1 x HDMI Female
2 x USB Type A Female
2 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Green; 1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
KVM Ports16 x HDMI Female
16 x USB Type B Female
16 x 3.5mm Audio Jack Female (Green)
Firmware Upgrade1 x RJ11 Female
Power1 x DC Jack
USB Hub2 x USB Type A Female (1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
Port Selection16 x Pushbutton
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade1 x Slide Switch
USB Link16 (Green)
Power1 (Dark Green)
On Line /Selected16 (Orange)
Keyboard / MouseUSB
Video1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz; 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
Scan Interval1 – 255 seconds (default: 5 sec.)
Power ConsumptionDC5V:9.18W:69BTU/h

● The measurement in Watts indicates the typical power consumption of the device with no external loading.
● The measurement in BTU/h indicates the power consumption of the device when it is fully loaded.
Operating Temperature0 – 50°C
Storage Temperature-20 – 60°C
Humidity0 – 80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Weight3.86 kg ( 8.5 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)43.24 x 25.72 x 4.40 cm
(17.02 x 10.13 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.

Desc.Ver.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1252024-05-24 cs1798-17916-v1.3.125.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1232023-07-17 cs1798-17916-v1.3.123.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1222022-04-28 cs1798_17916_v1.3.122.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1152019-07-25 cs1798_17916_v1.2.115.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1142019-07-04 cs1798_17916_v1.2.114.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1132018-10-25 cs1798_17916_v1.2.113.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1112018-04-19 cs1798_17916_v1.2.111.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1092018-01-03 cs1798_17916_v1.1.109.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1072017-03-28 cs1798_17916_v1.1.107.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1062017-03-16 cs1798_17916_v1.1.106.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1052016-12-02 cs1798_17916_v1.1.105.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1042016-05-18 cs1798_17916_v1.1.104.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1012015-06-15 cs1798_17916_v1.1.101.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.0632014-08-19 cs1798_17916_v1.0.063.zip
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