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The CE250A KVM Extender from Aten allows you to access your keyboard, mouse, and monitor through a local console or a remote console up to a distance of 500'. It is ideal for usage in harsh settings such as factories, construction sites, or any type of installation where the console needs to be in a conveniently accessible location yet still safe from environmental influences. It has built-in 8KV ESD protection and 2KV surge protection. The CE250A senses the distance to the computer and automatically adjusts the gain to compensate. It also features a custom ASIC for added reliability and compatibility.
Uses Cat 5e cable to connect the Local and Remote Units - up to 500' / 150 m apart
Dual console operation - control your system from both the local and remote PS/2 keyboard, mouse and monitor consoles
Includes a custom 6' KVM cable
Pushbutton selection of the active console
Supports video resolution of up to 1280 x 1024 @ 60 Hz
Supports VGA, SVGA, and Multisync monitors - local monitor supports DDC; DDC2; DDC2B
Supports Wide Screen formats Note: The EDID data for a widescreen is sent from the local video output port. For widescreen modes and displays connect the monitor to the local video output port or use an optional EDID emulator.
Supports Microsoft Intellimouse and the scrolling wheel on most mice
Automatic gain control - automatically adjusts signal strength to compensate for distance
Built-in 8KV ESD protection and 2KV surge protection
Local unit takes its power from the computer - external power is only required when the power from the local computer/computers in the KVM installation is insufficient
Multiplatform support: OS Support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Linux
In the Box
ATEN CE250A KVM Extender
Grounding Information Card
Limited 2-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Linux
Cable Distance - Output
Maximum: 500' / 150 m
Keyboard: 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female Video: 1 x HDB-15 Female Mouse: 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female KVM Ports (local): 1 x SPHD-15 Female Power: 1 x DC jack Unit to Unit: 1 x RJ45 Female
Local: 1 x local (green) Local: 1 x remote (green) Remote: 1 x power (green) Remote: 1 x on line (green)
Buttons or Switches
Console Selection: 1 x pushbutton
1280 x 1024 @ 60 Hz (500' / 150 m) DDC, DDC2, DDC2B
Power Consumption (max)
5.0 VDC, 1.25 W
Operating Temperature & Humidity
32 - 122°F (0 - 50°C), RH 0 - 80%
-4 - 140°F (-20 - 60°C)
Dimensions (L x W x H)
Local: 4.9 x 3.2 x 1.0" / 12.5 x 8.2 x 2.6 cm Remote: 4.9 x 3.2 x 1.0" / 12.5 x 8.2 x 2.6 cm