The LevelOne KVM-1631 16-port combo KVM switch enables users to control and manage a server farm or computers connected to the KVM switch with either the local console or remote console port.
The LevelOne KVM-1631 Combo KVM Switch is easy to connect to a PS/2 or USB enabled keyboard and mouse with a VGA monitor through the local console port. This enables a user to control systems connected to the KVM switch directly.
In order to make use of the remote control feature, the KVM-1631 provides users with a greater variety of connectivity options through its expansion slot for optional modules.
LevelOne has available an optional Cat.5 Console Module for this purpose. The ACC-1000 Cat.5 Console Module allows for the transmission of a Cat.5 signal to from the controlling unit to units or computers connected to via Cat.5 cabling to the KVM-1631. The ACC-1000 Cat.5 Module converts the Cat.5 signal into a computer signal to give users the ability to control servers and PCs from a remote location up to 300 meters away.
Large System Management
By making use of a Daisy chain, up to 128 computers can be connected to the KVM switch by cascading 8 KVM-0830/0831/0841/1630/1631/1641 together. This gives network administrator the ability to control larger groups of servers or systems from one console without the need to switching between different console stations.
The friendly user interface makes management of the KVM switch and systems connected to it, easy manageable. It also has security measures in place to protect systems from unauthorized access.