High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch

Up to four users can control 32 USB computers

Also known as: Industrial VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch, multiple users control many USB PC SUN MAC Computers, rackmount USB KVM matrix switcher.

UNIMUX-4X8-UHD (Front & Back)

Product Highlights

Available Options
  • USB connector for USB touch screen monitor, CAC card reader, or interactive whiteboard
  • USB only switches – no VGA video
  • Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.

The UNIMUX™ High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch allows up to four users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 USB computers. Access USB computers (PC, SUN, and MAC) using USB keyboards and mice, and VGA multiscan monitors.

The UNIMUX™ High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch allows up to four users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 USB computers. Access USB computers (PC, SUN, and MAC) using USB keyboards and mice, and VGA multiscan monitors.

  • The High Density Switch saves rack space.
    • The 2x8, 2x16 and 4x8 switches are 1RU in height.
    • The 2x32, 4x16 and 4x32 switches are 2RU in height.
  • Features NTI's patented true autoboot USB switching – all attached computers can be booted simultaneously.
  • Compatible with USB computers (PC, SUN, MAC).
  • Cascade UNIMUX switches off a single master switch to control up to 256 computers as if from one switch.
  • High quality steel construction.
  • Crisp and clear 1920x1200 video resolution.
  • Equipped with OSD, Liquid Crystal Display, RS232, and Ethernet.
  • Dedicated microprocessors prevent computers from locking up, ensuring reliable control.
  • Cabling runs are simplified with NTI's high density KVM switch cables.
  • Flash upgradeable
  • Optional support for a USB 2.0 (low/full speed) devices, in addition to keyboards and mice, such as USB touch screen monitors, interactive whiteboards, or CAC card readers.
    • Additional USB device must be the same for each user.
Hosts
  • Female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • Supports USB computers with VGA video.
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012, Solaris, Linux, FreeBSD, and MAC OS 9/10.
  • Any legacy PS/2 or SUN computer can be connected by using a USB-PS2-R or USB-SUN-R adapter.
Monitor
  • Crisp and clear 1920x1200 resolution.
  • Female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • A multiscan VGA monitor is required to display the different video outputs from different platforms.
  • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.
Power
  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via IEC connector.
Power Consumption
Model Watts Model Watts
2x8 15 4x8 20
2x16 15 4x16 25
2x32 20 4x32 40
Devices
  • Female USB Type A connectors.
  • Compatible with most USB keyboards and mice, including Microsoft USB Intellimouse®, Logitech Cordless Elite Duo keyboard/mouse, Gyration keyboard/mouse, Crystal Vision keyboard with touchpad, and IKEY combo keyboard/touchpad.
  • Keyboard and mouse are hot-pluggable.
  • Available with optional female USB Type A connectors for additional USB 2.0 (low/full speed) devices - USB touch screen monitors, CAC card readers, interactive whiteboards, or barcode scanners.
    • USB maximum data rate: 12 Mbps.
    • Supported touch screen monitors: Microtouch 3M, ELO 1529L 3000 Series, Smart Podium ID422w, Hope Industrial HIS-RL17, NEC MultiSync E222W, Industrial Electronic Devices Inc IWS-240t-G3, Zytronics CML-170, Pulse IR TSV4001/DT40 and HP Compaq.
    • Supported interactive whiteboards: SMART Board™ SB640
    • Supported card readers: Athena, Cherry, Gemalto, Generic USB, Dell smart card/keyboard combo, and SCM Microsystems.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, RoHS
  • TAA compliant
Compatible NTI Products
  • Combine NTI emulators and switches for complex applications.
MTBF
NTI Part # Hours NTI Part # Hours
UNIMUX-2X8-UHD 98,314 UNIMUX-4X8-UHD 84,010
UNIMUX-2X8-UHDU 91,942 UNIMUX-4X8-UHDU 79,049
UNIMUX-2X16-UHD 83,660 UNIMUX-4X16-UHD 69,898
UNIMUX-2X16-UHDU 76,775 UNIMUX-4X16-UHDU 62,110
UNIMUX-2X32-UHD 63,965 UNIMUX-4X32-UHD 59,913
UNIMUX-2X32-UHDU 54,553 UNIMUX-4X32-UHDU 51,922

Keyboard
  • Scan, Broadcast, Sharing or Command modes are available from the keyboard using hot keys.
RS232 Control Option
  • Female RJ45 connector.
  • Baud rate 1200 through 115200.
  • Address up to 15 units, all of which can be daisy-chained and controlled by one serial port.
  • Commands
    • CS - causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
    • CA - causes all inputs to connect to specified output.
    • RO - reads what input is connected to specified output.
    • RU - reads size of matrix, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.
    • SS - enables Autostatus feature, which sends messages via RS232 whenever a switch event occurs from any control source (OSD, front panel interface, etc.)
Ethernet Control
  • Standard control method.
  • Female RJ45 connector.
  • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet interface.
  • Supported protocol: Telnet.
  • Control can be done over Telnet.
Telnet
  • Commands are similar to RS232 commands.
  • The telnet server listens on port 2005 (configurable).
    • Port 2005 is intended for a software control type session.
Front Panel Interface
  • Locally change ports and navigate through LCD screen to execute actions.
  • LCD indicates currently selected port for each user.
On Screen Display (OSD)
  • Select computers by name with the On Screen Display (OSD)
  • Use keyboard or mouse to operate the switch from menus superimposed onto the monitor.
  • Power status of each computer is displayed.
  • View usage statistics – power-on cycles and hours of usage.
  • Names can be up to 12 characters long.
  • Shows names of computers on cascaded switches up to 256 ports.
  • Modify the size and position of the OSD.
  • Help screens assist users with the OSD.
  • OS- and software-independent.
  • OSD is built into the switch – no need to install additional hardware or software.
  • Security
    • Advanced security included.
    • Each user password can be up to 15 characters long, and each switch can store up to 63 users.
    • Administrator can enable or disable all security features and select which computers each user can access.
    • Once security is enabled, a user or administrator must login in order to access any of the computers connected to the switch.

Application Drawings

  • High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch
    High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch - Application Drawing
    How to connect up to four users to individually command or simultaneously share up to 32 USB computers.

Application Notes

  • Connect a CAC Reader Using the Optional USB Peripheral Port
    CAC / Smart Card readers provide an additional level of authentication to create a more secure infrastructure. To comply with Homeland Security and DoD guidelines, or for added security, connect a CAC reader to the High Density USB Matrix KVM Switch using the optional USB connector.
  • Connect a SMART Board™ Interactive Whiteboard Using the Optional USB Connector
    Connect a SMART Board™ Interactive Whiteboard to the UNIMUX High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switch using the optional USB connector. Simply connect the projector to the VGA Monitor input on the switch, and the SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard to the optional USB connector for an interactive touch screen experience in the classroom or collaborative work environment.

CAD Drawings

  • High Density USB Matrix Switches USB ONLY, NO VGA VIDEO (UNIMUX-4X8-UHD-NV)
    High Density USB Matrix Switches USB ONLY, NO VGA VIDEO (UNIMUX-4X8-UHD-NV)

High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switches

NTI Part # # of Users (n) # of CPUs (m) Rack Units Rack Size
WxDxH (in)
Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
UNIMUX-2X8-UHD 2 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,570.00
UNIMUX-2X16-UHD 2 16 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,910.00
UNIMUX-2X32-UHD 2 32 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $3,205.00
UNIMUX-4X8-UHD 4 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,780.00
UNIMUX-4X16-UHD 4 16 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $2,090.00
UNIMUX-4X32-UHD 4 32 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $3,430.00

High Density VGA USB KVM Matrix Switches with Additional USB Connector

NTI Part # # of Users (n) # of CPUs (m) Rack Units Rack Size
WxDxH (in)
Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
UNIMUX-2X8-UHDU 2 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,760.00
UNIMUX-2X16-UHDU 2 16 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $2,285.00
UNIMUX-2X32-UHDU 2 32 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $3,910.00
UNIMUX-4X8-UHDU 4 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,980.00
UNIMUX-4X16-UHDU 4 16 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $2,460.00
UNIMUX-4X32-UHDU 4 32 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $4,150.00

VGA EDID Emulator

NTI Part # Description Price Quote Buy
VGA-EDID-EMLTR VGA EDID Emulator $50.00

Male 15-pin HD to Male 15-pin HD + Male USB Type A Interface Cable

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HDUSBVEXT-3-MM 3 ft $15.00
HDUSBVEXT-6-MM 6 ft $20.00
HDUSBVEXT-10-MM 10 ft $26.00
HDUSBVEXT-15-MM 15 ft $33.00

High Density USB Matrix Switches USB ONLY, NO VGA VIDEO

NTI Part # # of Users (n) # of CPUs (m) Rack Units Rack Size
WxDxH (in)
Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
UNIMUX-2X8-UHD-NV 2 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,120.00
UNIMUX-4X8-UHD-NV 4 8 1RU 19x10.17x1.75 $1,245.00
UNIMUX-4X16-UHD-NV 4 16 2RU 19x10.17x3.5 $1,485.00

Male 15-pin HD to Male USB Type A Interface Cable For Use with UNIMUX-nXm-UHD-NV Only

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HDUSB-3-MM 3 ft $5.00