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ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant
  • ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant
  • ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant
  • ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant
  • ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant
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ATEN CS1768 8-port DVI USB KVM with Audio Support - TAA Compliant

Manufacturer: ATEN

Item #: ATEN-CS1768   •   MFG #: CS1768


List Price:$750.00
Our Price:$611.95

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Availability: Direct Ship From Manufacturer
Item ships directly from the manufacturer. Normal delivery time is 2-7 business days and is subject to manufacturer availability. Need it sooner? Call 800-522-2025, or email Customer Service for expedited delivery options.
  • Special Order Item: non-cancelable, non-returnable, non-refundable.
  • 2 - 7 Day Normal Delivery Time - Faster Shipping Options at Checkout or Call Us.



The CS1768 8-port USB DVI KVM Switch is a control unit that allows access and control of up to 8 computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and dual-monitor (DVI-I and VGA) console. It can be cascaded to three levels - allowing up to 73 CS1768s to control up to 512 computers - all from the original single console. In addition, the CS1768 comes with ATEN's new Video DynaSyncT technology, which optimizes display resolution.

There are three convenient methods to access any computer connected to the installation: (1) using the pushbutton port selection switches located on each unit's front panel; (2) entering Hotkey combinations from the keyboard; and (3) selecting from menus provided by the on-screen display (OSD). An Auto Scan feature also permits automatic scanning and monitoring of the activities of all computers running on the installation one by one.

  • Features

    • One USB console controls eight Single Link DVI or VGA computers and two additional USB 2.0 devices
    • Supports both digital (DVI) and analog (VGA) video - mixed operation possible
    • Cascadable to three levels - control up to 512 computers
    • 2-port USB 2.0 hub built in
    • Fully compliant with the USB 2.0 specification
    • Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual on-screen display (OSD)
    • Two-level (Administrator/User) password authorization for enhanced security protection
    • Multilingual OSD supports English, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and French
    • Audio enabled - full bass response provides a rich experience for 2.1 channel surround sound systems
    • Console audio ports on front panel for easy access
    • Multiplatform support - Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun
    • Supports widescreen resolutions
    • Superior video quality - 1920 x 1200 (Single Link DVI); 2048 x 1536 (VGA); DDC2B
    • Independent switching of KVM and USB focus
    • DVI digital and analog monitor support - fully compliant with the DVI specifications
    • HDCP compatible
    • Video DynaSync - exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
    • Console mouse port emulation/bypass feature supports most mouse drivers and multifunction mice
    • Complete keyboard emulation for error-free booting
    • Mac/Sun keyboard support and emulation*
    • Multilingual keyboard mapping - supports English (US), English (UK), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Spanish
    • Auto Scan Mode for monitoring all computers
    • Broadcast mode - allows you to send commands from the console to all computers to perform operations simultaneously
    • Firmware upgradable
    • Note: PC keyboard combinations emulate Mac/Sun keyboards; Mac/Sun keyboard work only with their own computers
  • Specifications

    • Computer Connections
    • Direct 8
    • Daisy Chain or Cascading 512
    • Port Selection OSD, Hot Key, Pushbutton
    • Console Connectors
    • Monitor 1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue) / 1 x DVI-I Female (White)
    • Keyboard 1 x USB Type A Female (Black)
    • Mouse 1 x USB Type A Female (Black)
    • Audio 2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green; 1 x front panel; 1 x rear panel)
    • Microphone 2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Pink; 1 x front panel; 1 x rear panel)

    • Connectors
    • Power 1 x DC Jack
    • CPU Connectors
    • Flash ROM Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)
    • Monitor 8 x DVI-I Female
    • Keyboard & Mouse 8 x USB Type B Female
    • Audio 8 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green)
    • Microphone 8 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Pink)
    • Peripherals 2 X USB Type A Female (White; 1 x Front Panel, 1 x Rear Panel)
    • Switches
    • Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
    • Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
    • LEDs
    • Power On 1 (Dark Green)
    • Selected 8 (Orange)
    • USB Peripherals 8 Link (Green)
    • Video Resolution Single Link DVI-I = 1920 x 1200 VGA = 2048 x 1536
    • Power
    • Voltage 5.3 VDC
    • Amps 700mA
    • Power Consumption 3.76W -- 13 BTU / Hr

    • Physical Properties
    • Unit Weight 6.2 lbs
    • Housing Metal
    • Case Weight 27.5
    • Case Dimension 15 x 11 x 22 in
    • Unit Weight with package 8.5 lbs
    • Unit Dimension 17.2 x 6.34 x 1.73 in
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