KL1516A 16-Port Cat 5 High-Density Dual Rail LCD KVM Switch


ALTUSEN KL1516A LCD KVM Switch features independently retractable, dual slide 17″ or 19″ LED-backlit LCD monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad. The KL1516A KVM switches are control units that allow IT administrators to access and control multiple computers from the LCD console and an extra PS/2 or USB KVM console. For increased reliability and efficiency, RJ-45 connectors…


• 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 16 computers

• 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

• OSD tree structure makes finding and managing computers easy

• Conveniently located station and port selectors with LED displays to quickly switch to target computers

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

• 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)

• Supports external USB mouse

• 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

• Dedicated Hotkey Mode and OSD Invocation Keys reduce the number of keystrokes and provide quick access to these functions

• Daisy chain up to 31 additional KVM switches to control up to 512 computers

• Auto Scan mode enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers

• Multiplatform support: PC, Mac, Sun and Serial

• Superior Video Quality- Supports the video resolutions up to 1280x1024@75 Hz for up to 50 meters

• Configure port access rights for users on a port - by - port basis

• Three port selection methods: Manual (via front panel pushbuttons), Hotkey, and multi-language OSD (On Screen Display)

• Multiple User Accounts -Supports up to 10 user and 1 administrator accounts

• Two-Level Password Security- Supports one administrator and ten user profiles. Strong password protection prevents unauthorized accessing to the installation

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

• Broadcast Mode sends commands from the console to all computers – allowing you to perform operations (such as software installation, upgrades, shutdowns, etc.), on them simultaneously

• Adapter ID

• Firmware Upgradeable

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

Function KL1516AM KL1516AN
Computer Connections
Direct 16 16
Maximum 512 (via Daisy-chain) 512 (via Daisy-chain)
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 16 x RJ-45 Female (Black) 16 x RJ-45 Female (Black)
Daisy Chain Ports 1 x DB-25 Male (Black) 1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Firmware Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female 1 x RJ-11 Female
Power 1 x 3-prong AC Socket 1 x 3-prong AC Socket
External Mouse Port 1 x USB Type A (Female) 1 x USB Type A (Female)
Port Selection 16 x Pushbutton 16 x Pushbutton
Station Selection 2 x Pushbutton 2 x Pushbutton
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade 1 x Slide 1 x Slide
Power 1 x Rocker 1 x Rocker
LCD Adjustment 4 x Pushbutton 4 x Pushbutton
LCD Power 1 x Pushbutton 1 x Pushbutton
Online 8 (Green) 8 (Green)
Selected 8 (Orange) 8 (Orange)
Power 1 (Blue) 1 (Blue)
Station ID 1 x 2 Digit 7-segment (Orange) 1 x 2 Digit 7-segment (Orange)
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)
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 (PC, Mac, Sun); Serial PS/2; USB (PC, Mac, Sun); Serial
Video 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (40 m);
1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz (50 m)
1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (40 m);
1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz (50 m)
Scan Interval 1–255 sec. TBD
Maximum Input Power Rating 100-240V AC; 50-60Hz; 1A 100-240V AC; 50-60Hz; 1A
Consumption 100V/24.5W; 230V/24.5W 100V/23W; 230V/23W
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 15.36 kg ( 33.83 lb ) 15.36 kg ( 33.83 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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