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Model #: B042-008
KVM Switch - 8-Port 1U Rackmount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display
Highlights
NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
Control 8 computers via a single VGA monitor and USB or PS/2
keyboard/mouse
Control up to 248 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series
KVM switches
P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cables kits allow you to connect either
USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or
adapters
Compatible with all major operating systems
Description
Tripp Lite's NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM Switch is an affordable, highly-flexible enterprise class KVM Switch, which allows the user to
connect either USB or PS/2 keyboards and mice. In addition, P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2
computers, without the need to purchase separate cables or adapters. Control up to 8 directly connected computers, or expand the number of
connected computers to up to 248 by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches. Switch between connected computers via the
On-Screen Display (OSD), pushbuttons, or keyboard hotkey commands. Other features include: password protection, auto-scanning, auto-logout,
firmware upgrade and video support up to 2048 x 1536 (QXGA). Mounts easily in a standard 19" rack/cabinet and includes all necessary mounting
hardware. Compatible with all major operating systems. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing.
Package Includes
B042-008 NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
External power supply
Rackmount hardware
8 In. Daisychain cable ( for longer daisy-chain cables, see Tripp Lite P781 series cables)
Daisychain terminator
4 ft. HD15 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
CD with owner's manual and quick start guide
Quick start guide
Features
NetController 8-Port, 1U rackmount KVM switch
Control 8 computers via a single VGA monitor and USB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse
P780-Series USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect either USB or PS/2 computers, without the need to purchase separate
cables or adapters
Control up to 248 computers by daisychaining up to 15 additional B042-Series KVM switches
Allows for easy customization of ports by daisy-chaing any combination of B042-Series KVM's (4-, 8- or 16-port)
Standard 19" Rackmount size - hardware included
On-Screen Display (OSD) menu for intuitive operation and easy control
Switch between connected computers via the On-Screen Display (OSD), pushbuttons, or keyboard hotkey commands
Supports video resolution up to 2048 x 1536
Password protection and auto-logout features
Firmware upgradeable
Robust metal case design ensures best EMI/RFI shielding and video quality
Hot-swappable: disconnect and reconnect USB computers without rebooting
Supports standard 5-button Microsoft, Logitech, or comparable mice
Supports standard Microsoft, Logitech, or comparable keyboards
Compatible with all major operating systems
Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing
Specifications
OVERVIEW
# Of Users
1
AC Adapter
100-250V
Console
No
Port Control
Push Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
Max CPU
248
PC/Server
VGA, USB or PS/2
Cat5 KVM Switch
No
IP Remote Access
YES WITH B051-000
PHYSICAL
Color
Black
Style
1U Rackmount
LCD Monitor (in.)
Not Applicable
LCD Monitor (cm)
Not Applicable
ENVIRONMENTAL
BTUs
245.52
CONNECTIONS
Ports
8
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period
(Worldwide)
1-year limited warranty
Related Items
Required Products
Related Model
P780-006
Description
6-ft. KVM Switch USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
Qty.
1
Optional Products
Related Model
Description
Qty.
B013-330
KVM Switch Accessories - KVM Console Extender Kit
1
B042-004
KVM Switches- 4-Port 1U Rackmount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display
1
B042-016
KVM Switch - 16-Port 1U Rackmount USB/PS2 KVM Switch with On-Screen Display
1
B051-000
KVM Switch Accessories - IP Remote Access Unit
1
P780-010
10-ft. KVM Switch USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
P780-015
15-ft. KVM Switch USB/PS2 Combo Cable Kit for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
P781-003
3-ft. Daisychain Cable for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
P781-006
6-ft. Daisychain Cable for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
P781-010
10-ft. Daisychain Cable for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
P781-016
16-ft. Daisychain Cable for B040 & B042 Series KVMs
1
More information, including related products, owner's manuals, and additional technical specifications, can be found online at
www.tripplite.com/en/products/model.cfm?txtModelID=3829.
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improvement. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Photos may differ slightly from final products.
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