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KVM2USB

KVM Over USB Device

Compact, portable device for KVM over USB access. Conveys the VGA stream from any host computer to a laptop, while emulating the laptop's keyboard and mouse outputs.

KVM2USB Features
  • KVM over USB to Access computers from laptop without use of network
  • Pocket sized portable KVM over USB - Ideal "crash cart" replacement
  • Administer headless servers, legacy systems, proprietary OSes, and embedded systems
  • Emulate keyboard, mouse, and monitor using any laptop
  • USB Bus powered works during power outage on a battery- powered laptop
  • Robust aluminum case with removable cables
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KVM2USB™ is a simple, affordable, portable and pocket sized answer to every network administrator's biggest annoyance: finding and lugging around "crash carts" with a monitor, keyboard and mouse to administer servers and other headless machines.

As a compact external device, KVM2USB is easy to use and to transport. About the size of a box of paperclips, this KVM over USB solution is easily plugged in and requires no additional power so you don't have to locate a spare electrical outlet onsite, or drain valuable power from your UPS systems during emergency shutdown procedures.

KVM2USB is ideal for network administrators and security experts that want to manage red-lan, compartmentalized LANs, DMZs or contaminated equipment without the need to make connections that expose other equipment and networks to a compromised machine.

Technical Specifications

Interface USB 2.0 (at laptop end), VGA, PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse.
Optional USB cables are included for USB keyboard and mouse support.
PC Cable Interface Laptop Interface

6 pin mini-DIN Male

6 pin mini-DIN Male

15 pin HDB Male

USB A Type Male
Supported VGA Modes VESA modes: 720×400, 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, 1152×864, 1152×900, 1280×960, 1280×1024. Custom VGA modes.
Dimensions 3.54"×2.36"×0.91", 90mm×60mm×23mm
Connectors One VGA D-type connector
One USB mini B-type connector
Two PS/2 connectors for mouse and keyboard
Optional USB mouse/keyboard cables included
LEDs One LED to indicate the status of the KVM2USB (power, readiness, and operation in progress)
OS Support Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (i386, x64)
Mac OS X 10.4 and up (ppc, i386, x86_64)
Linux (x86, x86_64)
Country of Origin Made in North America (Canada)

What's in the Box?

  • KVM2USB unit
  • KVM cable
  • PS/2 to USB adapter
  • USB "A" Plug to USB Mini "B" Plug 5 pins cable
VGA2USB LR Package Contents

Connecting your KVM2USB

After purchasing your KVM2USB, make sure that the yellow connector is connected to the KVM2USB device while the black connector is connected to the VGA source. KVM2USB will not work otherwise.

VGA2USB LR Package Contents