The KNV-104R KVM Switch allows a single
user to control four computers from one
console station (monitor, mouse, and
There are three models:
- KNV-104C Generic KVM switch
- KNV-104R Rextron KVM switch
- KNV-104RD Rextron KVM switch w/ on-screen display
Both Rextron models are identical in appearance.
KNV-104 features mouse and keyboard
emulation for automatic boot up, supports
SVGA, VGA, and Multisync monitors, and
selects any computer with the use of hot keys,
by manual buttons or with the on-screen (OSD)
menu (104RD only). There is no software to install, and no
problems with software/OS compatibility.
The on-screen display menu (OSD) allows you
to name each computer and switch between
them. It also shows computer status, cascade
configuration, and the switch status.
The KNV-104 is compatable with both RS232
serial and PS/2 mouse ports with the use of
PS2/serial adaptors. You must use a PS2 mouse
as the input to the switch. The operating
systems of the computers will have no
compatability problems; the unit will
work with any type and any combination of
These units can be cascaded with other models
of KVMs, such as the KNV-102 and KNV-108. A
Rack-Mount kit is also available.
No external power supply is required, as
these units are powered through their
keyboard connections to the computers.
The KVM Switch is useful for computer rooms
which require access to multiple file servers
via one console, factories needing to test
and quality check products, and for showroom