KL1508Ai 8-Port Dual Rail LCD KVM Switch LCD Console + Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch with KVM over IP


The KL1508Ai Dual Rail LCD KVM Switch is a control unit that allows secure access up to 8 computers from a single KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) console. It consists of an integrated LCD monitor, keyboard, and touchpad in a 1U rack-mountable retractable sliding housing. The LCD and keyboard/touchpad modules slide independently of each other. To maximize…



• Exclusive LED illumination light - designed by ATEN to illuminate the keyboard and touchpad to allow visibility in low-light conditions

• Integrated KVM console with 17¨ or 19¨ LED-backlit LCD monitor in a Dual Rail housing

• A single console controls up to 8 computers

• Daisy chain up to 15 additional KVM switches to control up to 128 computers*

• One bus for remote KVM over IP access

• Space-saving RJ-45 connectors and Cat 5e/6 cabling

• KVM adapter cables designed with automatic conversion to allow flexible interface combinations (PS/2, USB, Sun and serial) to control all computer types

• Extra console port – manage computers in the LCD KVM switch from an external console (monitor, USB or PS/2 keyboard, and USB or PS/2 mouse)

• Multiplatform support: PC, Mac, Sun and Serial

• Supports external USB mouse

• Dual Rail housing is slightly less than 1U with top and bottom clearance for smooth operation in 1U of rack space

• Dual Rail – LCD monitor slides independently of the keyboard/touchpad

• LCD module rotates up to 120 degrees for a more comfortable viewing angle

• Console lock – enables the console drawer to remain securely locked away in position when not in use

• LCD power button helps save energy and prolong displays´ life

* Compatible KVM switches: KH1508A/KH1516A, KH0116, ACS1208A/ACS1216A, CS1708A/CS1716A, KH1508/KH1516


• Up to 64 user accounts – up to 32 concurrent remote logins

• End session feature – administrators can terminate any running session

• Adapter ID – stores port information allowing administrators to relocate servers to different ports, without having to reconfigure the adapters and switch

• Port Share Mode allows multiple users to gain access to a server simultaneously

• Remote power control for attached Power Over the NET™ devices

• Integration with ALTUSEN CC2000 Management software

• Event logging and Windows-based Log Server support

• Local Log Event

• Firmware upgradeable

• IPv6 capable

Easy-to-Use Interface

• Easy computer selection via pushbuttons, Hotkey Mode, OSD (OnScreen Display), and Browser-based GUI

• Local Console, Browser, and AP GUIs offer a unified multi language interface to minimize user training time and increase productivity

• Multiplatform client support (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Sun)

• Multi-browser support: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Mozilla, Netscape

• Browser-based UI in pure Web technology allows administrators to perform administrative tasks without the need for Java to be pre-installed

• Panel Array Mode™

• Keyboard broadcast* – keyboard input can be duplicated on all the attached servers

* Local Console only

Advanced Security

• Remote authentication support: RADIUS, LDAP, LDAPS, and MS Active Directory

• Supports SSL 128-bit data encryption and RSA 1024-bit certificates to secure users log in from browser

• Flexible encryption design allows users to choose any combination of 56-bit DES, 168-bit 3DES 256-bit AES, 128-bit RC4, or Random for independent KB/Mouse, and video data encryption

• IP/MAC Filter support for enhanced security protection

• Configurable user and group permissions for server access and control

Virtual Remote Desktop

• Video quality and video tolerance can be adjusted to optimize data transfer speed; monochrome color depth setting, threshold and noise settings for compression of the data bandwidth in low bandwidth situations

• Full-screen or sizable and scalable Virtual Remote Desktop

• Message board feature allows logged in users to communicate with each other

• Mouse DynaSync™ – automatically synchronizes the local and remote mouse movements

• On-screen keyboard with multi language support

• BIOS-level access

• Keyboard Language support: English (US), English (UK), French, German, German (Swiss), Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese

Function KL1508AiM KL1508AiN
Computer Connections
Direct 8 8
Maximum 128 (via Daisy-chain) 128 (via Daisy-chain)
Console Connections
Local 1 1
Remote 1 1
Port Selection OSD, Hotkey, Pushbuttons OSD, Hotkey, Pushbuttons
Console Ports 2 x USB Type A Female
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
2 x USB Type A Female
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
KVM Ports 8 x RJ-45 Female 8 x RJ-45 Female
Daisy Chain Ports 1 x DB-25 Male (Black) 1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Power 1 x 3-prong AC socket 1 x 3-prong AC socket
Firmware Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female 1 x RJ-11 Female
External Mouse Port 1 x USB Type A (Female) 1 x USB Type A (Female)
LAN Ports 1 x RJ-45 Female 1 x RJ-45 Female
PON 1 x RJ-45 Female 1 x RJ-45 Female
Power 1 x Rocker 1 x Rocker
LCD Power 1 x Pushbutton 1 x Pushbutton
LCD Adjustment 4 x Pushbutton 4 x Pushbutton
Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton 8 x Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade 1 x Slide 1 x Slide
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Station Selection 2 x Pushbutton 2 x Pushbutton
Online 8 (Green) 8 (Green)
Selected 8 (Orange) 8 (Orange)
Station Selection 2 x 7 Segments (Orange) 2 x 7 Segments (Orange)
Power 1 (Blue) 1 (Blue)
Lock 1 x Num Lock (Green)
1 x Caps Lock (Green)
1 x Scroll Lock (Green)
1 x Num Lock (Green)
1 x Caps Lock (Green)
1 x Scroll Lock (Green)
Link 1 (Green) 1 (Green)
10/100 Mbps 1 (Orange/Green) 1 (Orange/Green)
LCD Power 1 (Orange) 1 (Orange)
Panel Spec
Screen Size 17" 19"
Pixel Pitch 0.264 mm x 0.264 mm 0.294 mm x 0.294 mm
Support Color 16.7M colors 16.7M colors
Contrast Ratio 1000:1 1000:1
Luminance 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response time 5 ms 5 ms
Viewing Angle 170° (H), 160° (V) 170° (H), 160° (V)
Keyboard / Mouse PS/2; USB PS/2; USB
Video 1280x1024@75Hz; DDC2B (50m, Local);
1600x1200@60Hz; DDC2B (40m, Remote)
1280x1024@75Hz; DDC2B (50m, Local);
1600x1200@60Hz; DDC2B (40m, Remote)
Scan Interval 1–255 sec. 1–255 sec.
Maximum Input Power Rating 100–240V AC, 50-60Hz, 1A 100–240V AC, 50-60Hz, 1A
Power Consumption 120V/27W; 230V/28W 120V/27.5W; 230V/27.5W
Operating Temperature 0 - 40°C 0 - 40°C
Storage Temperature -20 - 60°C -20 - 60°C
Humidity 0–80% RH, Non-condensing 0–80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Housing Metal Metal
Weight 15.23 kg ( 33.55 lb ) 15.23 kg ( 33.55 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H) 48.00 x 70.12 x 4.40 cm
(18.9 x 27.61 x 1.73 in.)
48.00 x 70.12 x 4.40 cm
(18.9 x 27.61 x 1.73 in.)

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