Black Box ACU6022A ServSwitch KVM (VGA/USB/Audio/Serial) over CATx Single-Access Extender Kit

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Black Box ACU6022A ServSwitch KVM (VGA/USB/Audio/Serial) over CATx Single-Access Extender Kit
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Black Box ACU6022A Overview

The ACU6022A ServSwitch KVM (VGA/USB/Audio/Serial) over CATx 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 USB keyboard, a USB mouse, and other human interface devices up to 1000' from your PC's CPU (or ServSwitch unit), using a CATx cable (CAT5 or higher). Video resolution goes up to 1600 x 1200 over 650' or 1280 x 1024 over 1000'. The transparent serial port enables you to extend any serial device up to 19.2kbps. Extend one device requiring handshaking lines or up to three simple serial devices with no handshaking. This model also supports 16-bit, digitized stereo audio.

The local unit is connected directly to a PC's CPU (or ServSwitch) using the included extension cable, and the remote monitor, keyboard & mouse are attached to the remote unit. A local VGA monitor can be connected to the local unit. By means of a hotkey command you can switch to private mode, which darkens the local video. To configure the ACU6022A for dual-access operation, connect a keyboard and a mouse to the CPU's USB ports. The extender features emulated DDC on the local unit to ensure compatibility with multi-head graphics cards. The remote unit reads DDC tables from all attached monitors and transfers the data to the local unit, where it is stored to support non-standard displays. Independent low-frequency and high-frequency cable equalization control ensures optimum video tuning across different cable types. Control and video tuning are carried out using the remote keyboard with settings stored in EEPROM memory.

In most applications, the local unit draws its power from the USB interface but, if necessary, it also can be powered externally by an optional power supply (PSU1006E-R3). The remote unit is powered by the included external power supply. Compact in design, the extender units fit easily on a desktop. Three units can be rackmounted in 1RU of space within a 19" standard cabinet or rack using the optional rackmount kit (RMK19U-X3).

Extends USB and VGA signals over CATx cable up to a distance of 1000'
Local unit supports connection of local VGA monitor
Supports high-resolution video: 1600x1200 at 60Hz over 650' or 1280x1024 at 75Hz over 1000'
Fully integrated skew compensation cancels color shift and enhances image sharpness
Bidirectional stereo audio (16-bit, digitized) support for high-quality, low-noise audio extension
Transparent serial port
Surge protection on CATx port and power supply unit provides over-voltage detection

Black Box ACU6022A Specs

Resolution1600 x 1200 at 60 Hz over 650' (200 m)
1280 x 1024 at 75 Hz over 1000' (300 m)
Transmission Range1000' (300 m) maximum
Video CompatibilityAnalog VGA to UXGA, RGB
Skew Compensation15 stage, 42 nS maximum, 2.8 nS per step
Compensation available on each color
Video CompensationSeparate LF & HF equalizers
USB Emulation CompatibilityStandard HID keyboards & mice, hubs
Serial InterfaceMax Baud Rate Supported: 19.2 K baud
Serial Data Format: Transparent
Signals Transferred: TX, RX, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR
Audio InterfaceDescription: Bi-directional stereo audio link
Transmission Method: Digitized virtually CD quality audio (16 bit, 38.4 kHz)
Signal Levels: Line level (4 V p-p maximum)
Input Impedance: 47 kΩ
Microphone Support: Microphone may be connected to remote unit; pull-up resistor provides bias for condenser microphone; option to set microphone amplification to +17 dB
ConnectorsLocal Unit:
1 x 15-pin Sub-D male, video input
1 x 15-pin Sub-D female, video output
1 x USB type B
1 x 9-pin Sub-D female, serial control
2 x 3.5 mm line level, audio input/output
1 x RJ-45, interconnect
1 x 5 VDC power plug
Remote Unit:
1 x 15-pin Sub-D female, video output
4 x USB type A
1 x RJ-45, interconnect
1 x 9-pin Sub-D male, serial control
2 x 3.5 mm line level, audio input/output
1 x 5 VDC power plug
Indicators1 x 3-status yellow LED, data transfer
1 x 3-status green LED, power
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity Tolerance5-90% non-condensing
PowerLocal Unit:
5 VDC from the USB interface or optional power supply (PSU1006E-R3)
Remote Unit:
Input: 100 - 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz, auto-sensing, external
Output: 9 VDC, 4 A (20 W)
DimensionsLocal Unit: 4.9 x 4.5 x 1.2" (12.4 x 11.3 x 4.4 cm)
Remote Unit: 5.7 x 5.9 x 1.2" (14.4 x 15.1 x 3 cm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.89 x 8.819 x 4.016"

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