ADDERView CATx 1000 8/16 port CAT5 KVM Switch

ADDERView® CATx 1000 KVM switch grants a user access to control up to 16 computers over CATx cabling within a secure and small form factor

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Product Description

ADDERView® CATx 1000 switch is a high density, small form factor KVM product providing local and remote access, granting control of up to 16 multi-platform servers via CATx cabling. A combination of USB console support with a full KVM feature set ensure high-performance switching of USB, video and audio signals ideal for server room and desktop environments.  Any type of server can be connected to when combining the ADDERView CATx 1000 with the ADDER Computer Access Modules (CAM). This product is part of the CATx range.

  • Control of up to 16 multi-platform servers: local and remote access via LAN or WAN
  • Secure connectivity: via CATx cabling
  • High performance USB, video and audio
  • Small form factor unit: two units per 1U of rack space
  • Flexible Plug and Play installation: easy set up complemented by multi-platform support and flexible expansion

Product Features

  • User access control: Up to 16 different user profiles can be created and access rights for each user can be defined
  • USB keyboard and mouse control: any USB style keyboard and mouse can be used to control the ADDERView CATx 1000 switch. Full keyboard re-mapping is supported to ensure seamless cross-platform functionality.
  • Faultless video quality: resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz resolutions with Display Data Channel (DDC) emulation
  • True multi-platform support: support for any computer platforms with PS/2, USB and Sun keyboard and mouse interfaces. Country code reporting, DDC and continuous keyboard and mouse emulation ensure faultless operation
  • Easy cascade: expand simply by using just CATx cable to link units, cascading connections to support up to 256 computers
  • Optional audio: 44.1kHz digital stereo audio using audio-enabled CAM modules
  • Options port: integration with RS232 controlled power switches to provide a complete hard reboot function
    • Flash upgrade
    • Sync with other CATx 1000 switches for multi-video applications
    • Upload/download CATx 1000 user and host information
    • Remote control
  • Integrated CATx extender: controlled from up to 300m away over CATx cable using an ADDERLink X200 or X100 receiver and the integrated CATx extender
  • Computer Access Modules: Flash upgradeable CAMs are available for PS/2, USB and Sun keyboard and mouse support with optional audio
  • Standard Transmission Distance: KVM communication from switch to target devices can be up to 10m (33ft)
  • Rack mounting / Rack drawers: One or two CATx 1000 switches can be mounted in 1U of rack height giving a maximum of 32 ports per U. The small size also makes the units ideal for mounting behind KVM rack drawers.  Also available: ADDERView RDX 1000 high-density rack tray with integrated ADDERView CATx 1000
  • Embedded KVM option: CATx 1000 technology can be embedded within rack drawers and industrial equipment
  • Power control functions: supported via dedicated serial port


Approvals / Compliance
⦁    CE
⦁    FCC

Hardware compatibility:
Video, mouse, keyboard and optional audio support for PC, Sun, Mac, RS/6000, Alpha and SGI computers using PS/2, USB or Sun Flash upgradable Computer Access Modules (CAMs)

OS compatibility:
Operates with all currently known software and operating systems including all Windows versions, DOS, Linux, Unix, BSD, all Sun OS, all Mac OS and NetWare

Video modes:
Support for standard PC, Sun and Mac video modes up to a resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz.  DDC emulation supported via connected Computer Access Modules (CAMs)

Cable Guidelines
CAT5e or CAT6 cabling is recommended

0 to 40ºC / 32 to 104ºF

Computer Connections at Switch  
RJ45 (8p8c)

Peripheral Connections Receiver (RX)
Local console
⦁    Video: HDD15 socket
⦁    Keyboard/Mouse: USB type A sockets
⦁    Audio: 3.5mm stereo jack

Computer connections at Computer 
Video: HDD15, Keyboard/Mouse: choice of USB, PS/2 and Sun MiniDin8
Audio (optional): 3.5mm stereo jack

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ADDER® Rackmount Kits are designed to enable easy installation within the rack environment.

The RMK4D-R2 is a 19″ Rackmount 1U Kit for 2 units: ADDERLink® INFINITY®, ADDERView® CATx 1000 (8 and 16 port), ADDERView CATxIP 1000 (8 and 16 port) and ADDERView CATxIP 5000.