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      8-port Tripp Lite 8-Port Rack Console KVM Switch w/ 17-inch LCD PS/2 1U - KVM switch - 8 ports - rack-mountable

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      Manufacturer part B020-008-17 | Dell part A7075788 | Order Code a7075788 | TrippLite

      8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch w/17" LCD 1URM

      Tripp Lite's B020-008-17 NetDirector™ 8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch is the smart solution for controlling multiple computers and servers in IT applications. It combines a keyboard, touchpad, 17-in. color LCD and 8-port KVM switch in a 1U, heavy-duty steel rack drawer for compact storage and easy access without compromising control over connected servers. The heavy-duty steel enclosure, high-quality LCD, premium connectors and uncomplicated controls ensure trouble-free operation in demanding high-availability environments. The B020-008-17 can directly control eight servers/computers. It is compatible with both PS/2 and USB computers using Tripp Lite P774-series (PS/2) and P776-series (USB) KVM cable kits, and accepts connection of an IP remote access unit for access to servers/computers via LAN, WAN or Internet.
      8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch w/17" LCD 1URM


      All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems

      The B020-008-17 offers a complete network management solution. It combines an 8-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad and 17-in. LCD in a compact housing that stores neatly in a 1U rack drawer and pulls out when needed. No server-resident software is required, so server performance and reliability are never compromised. Hot pluggable functionality enables servers or computers to be added or removed with no need to power down the KVM switch or disrupt the entire system. Upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.   

      Supports Multiple Platforms

      The B020-008-17 supports both PS/2 and USB connections (Tripp Lite P774-Series PS/2 and P776-series USB KVM cable kits required; two 6-ft. PS/2 cable kits included; USB cable kits available separately). Because compatibility is based on common hardware standards rather than system software dependencies, almost any platform can be accommodated. Connect multiple versions of multiple platforms in any combination, including Windows®, UNIX®, Linux and more.  

      Simple, Flexible Network Control

      The B020-008-17 is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. BIOS-level access allows network administrators to solve complex problems efficiently and restore service before downtime affects productivity. An advanced on screen display (OSD) with high-resolution VGA video up to 1280 x 1024 provides a graphical user interface with management tools including custom port labeling, auto-scanning and panel array mode. Users may also select a connected computer using on-console pushbuttons or keyboard hotkey commands. Two LEDs per KVM port indicate (1) when a computer is connected to a KVM port and powered on, and (2) when a computer is selected.

      Access Servers Anywhere with IP Remote Access Accessory

      With the addition of an optional IP remote access unit (Tripp Lite model B051-000, sold separately), the B020-008-17 provides secure IP remote access to connected servers/computers without requiring additional rack space. IP remote access enables system administration, BIOS-level troubleshooting, GUI application installations, equipment reboots and more to be accomplished from any location using a standard Web browser or multi-platform client software. A modem port provides optional out-of-band dial-up access to equipment when the network or Internet connection goes down. The B051-000 also supports USB virtual media access.

      Secure Every Connection

      The B020-008-17 offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers. IP remote access (if provided by the optional IP remote access unit) is further protected with security features including password protection, advanced encryption, bandwidth-optimized video and detailed activity logging. 

      1-Year Warranty

      The B020-008-17 comes backed by a 1-year warranty.

      What's in the Box
      • B020-008-17 Rackmount Console KVM Switch
      • 2 x 6-ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kits (Tripp Lite model P774-006)
      • 1 x RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
      • 1 x 6-ft. C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
      • Owner's Manual CD & Quick Start Guide

      Additional KVM Accessories (Sold Separately)

      To connect servers/computers to the KVM: one PS/2 (P774-series) or USB (P776-series) KVM cable kit per server/computer is required.
      For IP remote access: B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit.
      Why Choose Tripp Lite?

      Founded in 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite is a leading manufacturer of products to power, connect, house and protect your equipment. From the largest data center to the smallest home office, Tripp Lite products keep your equipment running effectively and efficiently. Whether you need to supply power to servers and have reliable battery backup, connect high-resolution video sources to displays and digital signs, or organize and secure IT equipment in rack enclosures, Tripp Lite has the complete solution. Plus, before and after your purchase, our Chicago-based, in-house technical support specialists are available to assist you by phone, email and live chat. With over 90 years of quality products and service, Tripp Lite is a brand you can trust.

      Tripp Lite's B020-008-17 KVM Switch gives you a rack-mountable keyboard, LCD and touchpad in a single console that occupies only 1U of rack space. Easy to install and use, it's the optimal solution for controlling up to 8 computers/servers. The B020-008-17 has a built-in 17-inch LCD screen that supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. You can switch easily between the 8 ports using on-console push buttons, an on-screen display (OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Multi-level password security can be set up for an administrator and up to 4 local users to ensure only those with authorization can access the connected computers. This switch controls PS/2 or USB computers/servers using a P774-Series (PS/2) or P776-Series (USB) KVM Cable Kit(one of each is included). An extra HD15 port allows an additional VGA monitor to be connected. Two PS/2 ports also are included on the rear of the unit to allow for connection of a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit or an external console. When not in use, the B020-008-17 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. This KVM console is compatible with all major operating systems (special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are not supported). Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use.

      Tech Specs

      Device Type
      KVM switch - 8 ports - stackable
      Enclosure Type
      Rack-mountable 1U
      8 x KVM port(s)
      KVM Local Users Qty
      1 local user
      Keyboard / Mouse Interface
      Max Resolution
      1280 x 1024
      On-Screen Display
      Built-in Devices
      Keyboard, touchpad, display

      Expansion / Connectivity
      • 8 x KVM HD-15
      • 1 x network stack device DB-25
      • 1 x RJ-11 management
      • 1 x mouse (PS/2)
      • 1 x keyboard (PS/2)
      • 1 x VGA HD-15

      Power Device
      Internal power supply
      Voltage Required
      AC 120/230 V

      Cables Included
      1 x keyboard / mouse adapter

      Dimensions & Weight
      51.8 cm
      48.3 cm
      4.5 cm
      12 kg

      Manufacturer Warranty
      Service & Support
      Limited warranty - 1 year

      Environmental Parameters
      Min Operating Temperature
      0 °C
      Max Operating Temperature
      49 °C
      Humidity Range Operating
      0 - 80%

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