Aten KH2508A 2-console 8-port Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch

Reference: KH2508A


2 Users 8 port Cat5 KVM with OSD, 19" RMK, Power Adaptor. Multi-Platform. Daisychainable. 50m 1280x1024@75Hz

$ 985.00 tax excl.

Data sheet

KVM Device Type Cat 5 KVM Switches
Number of Ports 8

More info

Aten KH2508A  2-console 8-port Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch
: KH2508A

The KH2508A KVM switch is a control unit that allows IT administrators to access and control multiple computers from two PS/2 or USB KVM consoles (one bus). Operators working at up to two consoles can independently and simultaneously take control of up to 8 computers. By daisy chaining up to 15 additional switches, as many as 128 computers can be controlled from the original KVM consoles. This switch has been designed with unique and powerful features that enable administrators to manage their entire server room and data center devices easily and conveniently.

Package Contents

1x KH2508A Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch
1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
1x Power Cord
1x Rack Mount Kit
1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs.)
1x User Instructions
Two KVM consoles independently and simultaneously control up to 8 directly connected computers
By daisy chaining up to 15 additional KH2508A switches, as many as 128 computers can be controlled from the original KVM console
Console conversion – any type of KVM console can control any type of computer; mixed combinations (PS/2&USB) supported on both the KVM console and computer sides
OSD Backup/Restore feature – enables the administrator to back up the switch's configuration and user profile information
Configure port access rights for users on a port - by - port basis
Diversified port operation mode enables flexible computer management – Occupy, Exclusive and share modes
Three port selection methods: Manual (via front panel pushbuttons), Hotkey, and multi-language OSD (On Screen Display)
Multiplatform support – PC, Mac, Sun, and serial
Multiple User Accounts -Supports up to 10 user and 1 administrator accounts
Two-Level Password Security – Supports one administrator and ten user profiles. Password protection prevents unauthorized accessing to the installation
Auto Scan mode enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers
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


Computer Connections
Direct 8
Maximum 128 (via Daisy-chain)
Port Selection OSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Console Ports 4 x USB Type A Female
2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple)
2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green)
2 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
KVM Ports 8 x RJ-45 Female
Daisy Chain Ports 1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
Firmware Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female
Power 1 x IEC 60320/C14
Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
Console Selection 2 x Pushbutton
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Firmware Upgrade 1 x Slide
Power 1 x Rocker
Online 8 (Green)
Selected 8 (Orange)
Console 2 (Orange)
Power 1 (Blue)
Station ID 1 x 7-segment LED display (Orange)
Keyboard / Mouse PS/2; USB
Scan Interval 1-255 Seconds
Video 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (30 m);
1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (40 m);
1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz (50 m)
Maximum Input Power Rating 100–240 VAC; 50/60 Hz; 1A
Power Consumption 120V/7.2W; 230V/8.6W
Operating Temperature 0-50°C
Storage Temperature -20-60°C
Humidity 0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Housing Metal
Weight 2.81 kg ( 6.19 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H) 43.72 x 15.58 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 6.13 x 1.73 in.)
Note For some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

Warranty: 1 Year Local Carry-In Warranty