Black Box ACU3022A ServSwitch Micro KVM (VGA/PS/2/Audio/Serial) over CAT5 Single-Access Extender Kit

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Black Box ACU3022A ServSwitch Micro KVM (VGA/PS/2/Audio/Serial) over CAT5 Single-Access Extender Kit
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Black Box ACU3022A Overview

The ACU3022A ServSwitch Micro KVM (VGA/PS/2/Audio/Serial) over CAT5 Single-Access Extender Kit by Black Box, comprised of a local transmitter unit and a remote receiver unit, enables you to place a VGA monitor, a PS/2 keyboard, and a PS/2 mouse up to 160' from your PC's CPU using a CAT5 cable. Additionally, the ACU3022A extender supports a connection between the PC and a remote microphone and speakers (or other sources of audio input and output), and features a serial port for RS-232 devices with speeds up to 19,200 bps. The maximum resolution supported is 1280 x 1024. The local unit is connected directly to a PC's CPU using the included three-to-one cable. The monitor, keyboard & mouse are attached to the remote unit.

The remote unit draws its power from the included external supply, and the local unit is powered by the connection from the CPU's keyboard port. A single DIP switch is set to tell the extender whether to equalize for CAT5 cable shorter or longer than 82'. For smooth operation, the extender buffers all the signals that pass between the CPU and the remote user station. Because the local unit always emulates a directly attached keyboard and mouse, you can unplug and replug any keyboard or mouse attached to the extender at any time without disrupting the booting or operation of your CPU.

Full-featured KVM extension with a pair of pocket-sized boxes
Bidirectional serial and audio support
Extends KVM signals up to 160'
Supports resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
Adjustable video equalization compensates for cable losses
Fully buffered signals for transparent remote operation
Supports IntelliMouse

Black Box ACU3022A Specs

Clamping Voltage15 VDC
CompatibilityVideo: VGA, SVGA, XGA, XGA-2, or RGsB (sync on green)
Keyboard: IBM PC/AT or PS/2 compatible (PC/AT types require connector adapter)
Mouse: IBM PS/2 compatible two-button, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or Logitech PS/2 compatible 3-button
Transmission Range160' (48.8 m), maximum
Resolution1280 x 1024 at 150' (45.7 m), maximum
Video CharacteristicsVideo I/O Signal Levels: 0.7 V pp
Video Compensation: For short or long distance (user-switchable)
Synchronization: H/V or composite, TTL signal levels; sync polarity is preserved
Video Coupling: DC
Audio CharacteristicsSignal Format: Digitized, 16-bit sampling at 38.4 kHz
Signal Levels: Line level (5 V pp maximum)
Input Impedance: 47 k
Signal Direction: Simultaneous bidirectional
Extra Microphone Support at Remote Unit: Pullup resistor provides bias for condenser microphone; optional amplification to +17 dB for external microphone
Serial CharacteristicsData Rate: Transparent to data rates up to 19,200 bps
Data Format: Transparent to data format
Flow Control: Transparent to hardware and software flow control (RTS, CTS, DTR, and DSR are all passed through across the link)
ConnectorsLocal Unit:
1 x 25 D-sub pin female, video, keyboard & mouse
1 x 9-pin Sub-D female, serial port
1 x 3.5 mm line level input, audio
1 x 3.5 mm line level output, audio
1 x RJ-45, interconnect
Remote Unit:
1 x 15-pin D-sub female output, video
2 x 6-pin mini DIN female, keyboard and mouse
1 x 9-pin Sub-D male, serial port
1 x 3.5 mm line/microphone level input, audio
1 x 3.5 mm line level output, audio
1 x RJ-45, interconnect
1 x barrel power plug
User ControlsKeyboard commands
Bottom-mounted 2-position DIP switch for video distance (cable length) and keyboard command recognition, on remote unit
Indicators and Controls1 x LED for power and link integrity (on the local unit)
Temperature Tolerance32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity Tolerance5 - 90% non-condensing
PowerLocal Unit: From the PC
Remote Unit: 9 VDC from external power supply
External Power Supply (AC Adapter)100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63 Hz
Dimensions (H x W x D)Local Unit: 2 x 3.2 x 4.3" (5.1 x 8.1 x 10.9 cm)
Remote Unit: 2 x 3.2 x 4.3" (5.1 x 8.1 x 10.9 cm)
WeightLocal Unit: 18 oz (510 g)
Remote Unit: 18 oz (510 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.656 lb
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