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Product Status Discontinued on 5/18/2015


Tripp Lite's 16-Port NetDirector 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch, is the next generation of our cost-effective, feature rich, KVM switches. It's sleek, 1U design and compact size, features RJ45 connection ports that utilize inexpensive Cat5 patch cables, reducing the amount of cable clutter normally found with traditional KVM cabling. Easily switch between CPU's with Push Buttons, Hot-Key commands, or built-in On Screen Display (OSD) menu function. Daisy-chaining allows connection to up to 512 computers. Compatible with PS/2 and USB computers, VGA, SVGA, or XGA monitors, as well as the following OS platforms: DOS, Windows (all versions), LINUX, UNIX, HP UX, and SUN. Supports both PS/2 and USB Mouse and Keyboards into the switch. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing. Server Interface Units required at the server side to convert patch cables back to VGA and USB and/or PS/2 connections.


  • Directly connect up to 16 computers; or, expand the number of connected computers to up to 512 by daisy-chaining up to 31 additional levels of B064-016 KVM Switches
  • Control multiple computers from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. Both USB and PS/2 keyboards and mice are supported
  • RJ45 connectors and Cat5e/6 cable allow for a more efficient installation
  • 1U Rackmountable...Rackmount hardware Included
  • Quickly access connected computers via On Screen Display (OSD), Push-button or Hotkey commands
  • Firmware upgradeable using the included RJ11 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
  • Multi-language support; OSD can be displayed in English, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese or Simplified Chinese
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, UNIX, Novell, Sun and DOS operating systems.Supports video resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 (60Hz) at 131 ft. (40 m.), or up to 1280 x 1024 (75Hz) at 164 ft. (50 m.)
  • Two-level password security; add up to 1 Administrator and 10 User accounts
  • Use Server Interface Units B055-001-PS2 or B055-001-
  • 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 1A
  • Power Consumption: 120V (6.7W ), 230V ( 7.3W )
  • Compliant with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases
  • Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing

System Requirements

Compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, UNIX, Novell, Sun and DOS operating systems

  • A monitor with a VGA (HD15) input that is capable of supporting the highest video resolution that you will be using on the connected computers
  • A USB or PS/2 mouse
  • A USB or PS/2 keyboard

  • A VGA (HD15) input
  • A USB A Female port, or two PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports

Package Includes

  • B064-016 KVM Switch
  • Rackmount Hardware
  • RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
  • Grounding Wire
  • Foot Pads
  • Owner's Manual CD
TAA compliant RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332159199
Max CPU512
Number of Ports16
PC/Server ConnectionsVGA; USB; PS/2
Local Console Ports - Port 32 x USB A Female
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)9.00 x 4.60 x 21.50
Shipping Weight (lbs.)8.10
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.700 x 17.000 x 6.000
Unit Weight (lbs.)6.1
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)
Operating Temperature0 to 40 C ( 32 to 104 F )
Port ControlPush Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
IP Remote Access  No
NIAP-Certified Secure  No
Number of Users1
Autoscan (Y,N)  Y
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)1-year limited warranty

Questions & Answers

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We're always available to help with questions, including product selection, sizing, installation and product customization. Call us at +1 773-869-1776 or email