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TradeSwitch - switching keyboard and mouse signals without video signals

With TradeSwitch KM switches, you can operate 2, 4 or 8 computers over only one set of keyboard/mouse.

TradeSwitch devices switch the following signals:

  • Keyboard/Mouse
  • Audio
  • USB 2.0

The switches do not process video signals. Each monitor of the user console is directly connected to the computer and permanently displays its image.

Front view TradeSwitch4-USB
Rear view TradeSwitch4-USB
Rear view TradeSwitch8-USB
Front view TradeSwitch2-PS/2
Rear view TradeSwitch2-PS/2

Product details

CrossDisplay-Switching

With integrated CrossDisplay-Switching, users can now switch between channels simply by moving the mouse. The mouse acts as if on a “virtual desktop” and can be moved seamlessly across the connected displays. Moving the cursor from the active to another display, the keyboardmouse focus automatically switches to the connected computer.

Now users can create a multi-monitor console and use the mouse to easily switch between channels.

Device

  • Accesses only standard keyboard, mouse and audio interfaces
  • Full keyboard/mouse emulation for each channel
  • Requires no software installation
  • Available as desktop and 19" version
  • Enables computer switching over hotkey
  • Hotkeys can be reprogrammed through the Setup mode, therefore no interference with other applications
  • LEDs at the switch and special LEDs that can be placed on the monitors highlight the accessed computers
  • Bypasses video signals
  • Switches keyboard/mouse, audio, and transparent USB 2.0 signals
  • Highlights active channel using LEDs
  • External switching over RS232 possible

System-Upgrade

  • Flash upgrade at device

Design

  • available as desktop (DT)- or rRackmount variant (RM)

Video channels

  • TradeSwitch2
  • TradeSwitch4
  • TradeSwitch8

Peripheral connections

  • Available as PS/2 or USB variant (CrossDisplay-Switching only for the USB variant)

The TradeSwitches are fully equipped. Recently no expansions are available.

Connect the computers to the back side of the device. Distinctive standard cables connect keyboard, mouse, audio and USB interfaces to the switch.

  • Cable length of PS/2 cable sets: 2 m, 5 m
  • Cable length of USB cable sets: 2 m, 5 m

For installing the user console simply connect keyboard and mouse to the intended interfaces. Attach the supplied LED sets to the monitors. This facilitates locating the monitor (computer) to which the keyboard/mouse focus is switched to.

To find out more details about the startup, you can download the TradeSwitch manual.

List of item numbers


Item No.Product
A2100073TradeSwitch2-PS/2
A2100074TradeSwitch2-PS/2-RM
A2100089TradeSwitch2-USB
A2100090TradeSwitch2-USB-RM
A2100075TradeSwitch4-PS/2
A2100076TradeSwitch4-PS/2-RM
A2100080TradeSwitch4-USB
A2100081TradeSwitch4-USB-RM
A2100119TradeSwitch8-PS/2
A2100118TradeSwitch8-USB

Glossary

Abbreviation Description
PS/2 PS/2 interface for keyboard and mouse
USB USB interface for keyboard and mouse
RM Rackmount kit

Explanation

Resolutions up to 4K

DisplayPort video signals

DisplayPort™ video signals

DVI-DualLink video signals

DVI-SingleLink video signals

Analogue VGA video signals

Analogue VGA video signals

CrossDisplay-Switching feature

CrossDisplay-Switching feature

USB 2.0 transmission

USB 2.0 transmission

Transmission of audio signals

Transmission of audio signals

Integrated OnScreenDisplay

Integrated OnScreenDisplay

Do you have any questions about our products? We are happy to advise you.

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