Aten CS1788 8-port USB DVI Dual Link KVM switch allows access and control of up to 8 computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and dual-monitor (DVI-I and VGA) console. It is cascadable up to 73 CS1788s to control up to 512 computers – all from the original single console and offers Multi-view feature – stack up to four CS1788 units and display video from up to four monitors (dual view / triple view / quad view). The CS1788 is audio enabled with full bass response that provides a rich experience for 2.1 channel surround sound Systems, HDCP Compliant and supports resolution up to 2560 x 1600 (Dual Link DVI); 2048 x 1536 (VGA); DDC2B.
The CS1788 8-Port USB DVI Dual Link KVM Switch is a multi-purpose appliance that consolidates access and control of up to 8 computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and dual-monitor (DVI-I and VGA) console.
It can be cascaded to three levels – allowing up to 73 CS1788s to control up to 512 computers – all from the original single console, making it ideal for IT applications and management.
In addition, the CS1788 features Multi-view functionality, which enables the use of standard USB cables to stack up to four switches for quad-viewing in multiple-monitor installations where each computer is fitted with multiple video cards. It allows you to contrast, analyse and monitor video output in convenient ways, substantially simplifying the working environment.
Furthermore, the CS1788 comes with ATEN´s on-screen display (OSD) function, which can access any computer connected to the installation, it also offers OSD configuration back up/restore to save/ back up the OSD settings and restore them as needed.
The CS1788 provides multimedia keyboard support and is audio enabled. Two microphones can provide audio input to each of the computers, and you can listen to the audio output of each computer on two sets of speakers (on a one-at-a-time basis).