2-port DisplayPort KVM Switch - USB 2.0 - 4K 30Hz

Control two DisplayPort, USB-equipped PCs with a single monitor, keyboard and mouse peripheral set

Product ID: SV231DPU2

  • Astonishing picture quality with support for video resolutions up to 4K
  • Maximum productivity with multi-system access
  • Hassle-free operation with hotkey and push-button switching (hot keys supported in Windows only)
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  • 7.1 digital audio support
  • Full plug-and-play support with USB keyboards, mice, and connected peripherals
  • Supports resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz
  • No driver or software required
  • Supports DDC2B pass through
  • Works with Mini-DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI adapters
$115.99 USD
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This versatile USB KVM switch lets you share a DisplayPort workstation with two computer systems, providing control of a DP monitor, keyboard & mouse, plus an additional USB peripheral device.

To ensure compatibility with your setup, this KVM switch was rigorously tested with the most popular platforms including Windows®, Linux® and Mac computers, and is powered through your USB peripherals, meaning you won't require an external power source.

Astonishing 4K Picture Quality

With support for resolutions up to 4K at 30hz you'll be amazed at how this DisplayPort KVM flawlessly manages your graphics-intensive content. At four times the resolution of high-definition 1080p, this lossless performance makes the switch ideal solution for high-resource applications such as graphic design, CAD / CAM design, or health care imaging (MRI, radiology diagnostics, etc.). 

Plus, the KVM switch also supports 1080p displays, which makes it a great accessory for home, office or other workspace applications.

Multi-system access

Featuring DisplayPort 1.1 with 7.1 digital audio, plus a 3-port USB hub for your keyboard, mouse and an additional USB peripheral device, this KVM switch is perfect for accessing two separate systems using the same workstation - ideal for server control, simplifying access to multiple computer systems.

Hassle-free operation

This 2-port KVM delivers effortless operation with hardware and software switching, providing a simple yet comprehensive solution for switching between each connected computer. The switching software that's included gives you on-demand switching using an intuitive video interface. Hotkey control is also available when working with Windows computers, plus the switch features an easy-to-access toggle switch located on the front.


  • To achieve the maximum resolution of 4K at 30Hz, a video source and display that support that resolution are required.
  • Hotkey switch commands are only supported when using Windows computers.

The SV231DPU2 is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


The Advantage

  • Maintain your video quality even through a DisplayPort KVM, with resolution support up to 4K
  • Maximize your productivity by accessing two computers simultaneously, with a 2-port KVM switch


Control two computer systems from a single workstation

View the high-resolution video output on medical and healthcare equipment such as MRI and X-Ray machines

Edit high resolution video through the KVM switch

View the video output of satellite topography equipment with console control

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Audio No
Cables Included Yes
Daisy-Chain No
Industry Standards HDCP 2.2
KVM Ports 2
Number of Monitors Supported 1
PC Interface USB
PC Video Type DisplayPort
Rack-Mountable No
Audio Specifications 7.1 digital audio (dependent on supporting display and video sources)
DVI Support Yes - Dual Link
General Specifications To achieve the maximum resolution of 4K at 30Hz, a video source and display that support that resolution are required.
Hotkey switch commands are only supported when using Windows computers.
Hot-Key Selection Yes
IP Control No
Maximum Digital Resolutions 4K - 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz (supporting video source and display required)
Maximum Number of Users 1
On-Screen Display No
Port Selection Support Push Button and Hotkeys
Video Revision DisplayPort 1.1
Wide Screen Supported Yes
Console Interface(s) 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female
3 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
Host Connectors 2 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female
2 - USB B (4 pin) Female
Special Notes / Requirements
Note For audio support the display must support DisplayPort audio, and the source and display must have compatible DisplayPort revisions
LED Indicators 1 - Port 1 active LED
1 - Port 2 active LED
Power Source USB-Powered
Humidity 0~80% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 3.9 ft [1.2 m]
Color Black
Product Height 1 in [25 mm]
Product Length 7 in [177 mm]
Product Weight 12.2 oz [346 g]
Product Width 3.2 in [82 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 31.3 oz [888 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 2-Port DisplayPort KVM Switch
2 - 4 ft (1.2 m) DisplayPort KVM Cables
1 - Instruction Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.


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2-port DisplayPort KVM Switch - USB 2.0 - 4K 30Hz

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(1 star) Well, one of the 2 works . . .

Despite my best efforts, computer #1 always detects as 1024 x 768 resolution (it's a super-high-end screen running the most recent NVIDIA powerhouse graphics card so, erm . . . yeah, I think this could do better).
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Thank you for your feedback on SV231DPU2. We apologize for the issues you're having with it. I see that you're already in contact with one of our Technical Advisors and we've found that the product you have may be faulty. As mentioned, we are happy to provide a replacement under its 2-year warranty. If you ever have issues with one of our products, remember that our Technical Advisors are available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, to provide support. They can be reached at

(5 stars) Handy KVM

Bought this over two years ago. The body feels high-quality and sturdy. So far, I've had no issues and often forget it even exists! The one wonky behavior is switching between computers but can tell it's due to daisy chained DisplayPort 27inch monitors, Win10 has improvements for this. The KVM itself is solid and supports DP 1.2.
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(5 stars) Great value KVM - Perfect for Macs!

GREAT PRODUCT - I was very pleased to find this KVM with Mini DisplayPort and USB for my two Macs. It works smoothly and transparently with a Mac Mini and MacBook Pro (2014) and Apple aluminum keyboard. Good value for around $100 street price. The KVM is solidly built with a metal case. Three USB device ports It does need to be reset every few months. Using it all day, every day that's not much to ask. GREAT SERVICE - After 22 months, one of the ports stopped working. StarTech technical support walked through troubleshooting with me via email. When we found the unit was defective, they sent a replacement under the two-year warranty with minimal hassle. I will definitely choose StarTech for my future needs.
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(1 star) really terrible

I have 2 computers and 2 monitors. I use this at work. whenever I switch between the two computers, i have to press several times to switch between the two. and it works intermittently. I came here to see if there is any firmware but none to be found. Also, when toggle between the computers, the keyboard doesn't recognize intermittently. we're i.t department. we have lots of keyboard to be tested. All of our staff has this and they all have exact same issues. I highly not recommend this.
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Thanks for sharing your SV231DPU2 KVM experience with us. We hope we can help. A single press of the button should allow you to switch between the two connected computers, and the keyboard/mouse should also reliably connect. We're sorry to hear this isn't happening in your setups. We are emailing the address provided with this review, to offer additional support.. We also have Technical Support Advisors available 24 hours, 5 days a week for live support by chat or phone.

(5 stars) Works as advertised

No issues with installation and very pleased with the product. Quality built. Simple and does exactly what I needed. Also spoke with their chat line prior to purchasing and they were very helpful..
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