Black Box Matrix ServSwitch for PC with 2 Users x 16 CPUs (Full Chassis Style)

Black Box Matrix ServSwitch for PC with 2 Users x 16 CPUs (Full Chassis Style)

Black Box Matrix ServSwitch for PC with 2 Users x 16 CPUs (Full Chassis Style)

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  • Video Resolutions up to 1600 x 1280
  • 2 x DB25 Female for KVM User Connections
  • 4 x RJ-12 Female Connectors
  • 16 x DB25 Female CPU Ports
  • 1 x IEC 320 Male Power Inlet
  • Supports Multi-Channel Operations
  • Async Protocol
  • Steel Enclosure
  • CE/FCC/IC Certified
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Black Box SW743A-R3 overview

  • 1Description

The full chassis style Matrix ServSwitch for PC with 2 Users x 16 CPUs from Black Box manages your CPUs from two locations, or gives two users simultaneous server access. It can connect CPUs and control stations up to 100.0' from the switch. The ServSwitch supports video resolutions up to 1600 x 1280.

Connects two independent KVM users to sixteen PC CPUs.
Connect CPUs and control stations up to 100.0' from the switch.
True multi-channel operation, simultaneous and independently controlled by two users.
Supports video resolutions up to 1600 x 1280.
Security features keep data safe.
In the Box
Black Box Matrix ServSwitch for PC with 2 Users x 16 CPUs (Full Chassis Style)
  • Power Cord
  • 6' Serial Cable with RJ-12 (6-Wire RJ-11) Plugs
  • RJ-12 Female to DB9 Female Modular Adapter
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Black Box SW743A-R3 specs

    Interface On CPU/KVM and in/out ports of expansion modules
    IBM PS/2, PC/AT
    PS/2, RS-232
    KV99MCON adapter also supports ADB (Mac compatible) keyboard and mouse ports
    RS-232 Ports:
    TIA/EIA pinned on RJ-12 (6-wire RJ-11) connectors, DTE
    Distance (Maximum) Matrix ServSwitch to Attached Devices: 20.00' (6.09 m) of CPU or user cable*
    Between any Two Matrix Units: 100.00' (30.48 m) of expansion cable
    From any Matrix RS-232 Port to Computer's Serial Port: 50.00' (15.24 m) of serial cable

    *: Depending on CPUs, monitors, and video resolutions, possibly as much as 100.00' (30.48 m).
    Cables need to be purchased separately.

    Protocols Async
    Data Format 8 data bits
    1 stop bit br> No parity (fixed)
    Data Transfer Rate 9600.0 b/s
    57.6 kb/s
    Resolutions Up to 1600 x 1280
    Connectors 4 x RJ-12 female for serial management
    2 x DB25 female for KVM user connections
    16 x DB25 female CPU ports
    1 x IEC 320 male power inlet

    Connectors can be added to Matrix by installing SW740C-R3-B expansion module:1 x DB15 female for bus (daisychain) input to switch, and 1 x DB15 male for bus (daisychain) output from switch.

    Indicators 1 x Power for switch
    32 LEDs for CPUs (16 for Select and 16 for Power)
    Standards With original server cabling
    -VGA (color or monochrome/page white) video
    With original server cabling (minimal) or coaxial cabling (recommended)
    -SVGA and (with KV99MA adapter) Mac video
    With coaxial cabling
    -XGA (color or monochrome), RS/6000, SGI
    Hardware Requirements Monitor that supports computer's video standard
    Multi-Platform applications require a multi-sync model, capable of creating videos from either composite sync, or separate horizontal and vertical sync signals
    Temperature 32 to 113°F (0 to 45°C)
    Humidity 5 to 80% (non-condensing)
    Enclosure Steel
    Chassis Style Slim
    Power 90 to 264 VAC
    47 to 63 Hz
    Compatibility Matrix ServSwitch expansion module (SW740A-C-R3-B)
    Multi-Platform Matrix ServSwitch for PC and Sun (SW761A-R4-SW763A-R4, SW767A-R4-SW769A-R4)
    ServSwitch Ultra Remote (ACR9002A, ACR9004A)
    ServSwitch Remote single-user (ACR9005A)
    Matrix ServSwitch expansion cables, DB15 (KV180010 and more)
    Standard CPU/Server to ServSwitch cables (EHN048, EHN151)
    Coax CPU/Server to ServSwitch cables (EHN282, EHN382, EHN206, EHN515)
    ServSwitch USB Coax CPU cables (EHN485)
    Standard ServSwitch to keyboard/monitor/mouse cables, for PS/2 (EHN154)
    Coax ServSwitch to keyboard/monitor/mouse cables (EHN283, EHN383, EHN201, EHN225)
    Certifications CE
    FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A
    IC Class A/classe A
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.8 x 3.5 (2U) x 4.8" (42.6 x 8.8 (2U) x 12.1 cm)
    Weight 6.0 lb (2.7 kg)

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