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USB VGA KVM Console Extender over CAT5 UTP (500 ft)

Operate a USB & VGA KVM or PC up to 500ft away as if it were right in front of you

Product ID: SV565UTPU

  • PS/2 and USB host PC's supported via the appropriate PS2 or USB KVM cable (USB style included)
  • Can be used with a single computer or connected to an existing KVM switch
  • Easy installation using industry-standard UTP network cable
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  • Supports most combo keyboard and mouse sets (including Wireless)
  • Intuitive hotkey commands
  • Supports auto-switching between host and remote users or dedicated control
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Overview

The SV565UTPU USB VGA KVM Console Extender over CAT5 UTP (500 ft) lets you control a server, computer or multiple computers (connected through KVM Switch) over a standard Cat5 or Cat6 UTP network cable connection, at distances of up to 500 ft (150 m) away. PC connection cables are included with this product for a ready out of the box solution.

You can use your existing keyboard, mouse, and monitor to access both the server room and your office computer, saving space and avoiding the need for a dedicated remote console by allowing you to switch between workstation view and KVM view at the remote location.

This product is TAA compliant and backed by a Startech.com 2-year warranty with free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Low cost way to convert existing standard KVM units into remotely accessible hardware extending your hardware’s capabilities
  • Maintain network security with long distance local access without being exposed over IP
  • Broad support for newer USB keyboards, mice, and even most combo/wireless configurations

Applications

Monitor computer-controlled equipment in a factory or warehouse

Use one or more servers in a server room from a remote location

Control remote machines and security monitoring systems

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Audio No
KVM Ports 2
Number of Monitors Supported 1
PC Interface USB
PC Video Type VGA
Rack-Mountable No
Performance
IP Control No
Max Transfer Distance 150 m (492 ft)
Supported Resolutions 1280 x 1024 @ 300ft/ 100m
1024 x 768 @ maximum cable length
Connector(s)
Console Interface(s) 1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
2 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
Host Connectors 1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
Other Interface(s) 1 - RJ-45 Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
Note Product weights/measurements and connector types indicate a single unit only (either Host or Remote)
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 0.2A
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Output Current 0.6A
Output Voltage 9 DC
Plug Type M
Power Consumption (In Watts) 5.4
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
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
Color Black
Product Height 0.8 in [20 mm]
Product Length 3 in [75 mm]
Product Weight 10.6 oz [299 g]
Product Width 6.1 in [155 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 3.8 lb [1.7 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - host unit
1 - remote unit
2 - 6 ft 2-in-1 USB VGA KVM cables
8 - rubber feet
1 - power adapter
1 - instruction manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

This device outputs a VGA signal. If you have a display or video destination that uses another type of video connection, there are ways that you can convert the video signal or connection. These options are outlined below and organized by the target connection.

Target connection First conversion Second conversion (if required)
DVI-D VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI. HDMI to DVI-D: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.
DVI-I VGA to DVI-I: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/Video-Adapter/DVIVGA/. N/A
HDMI

VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.

N/A
DisplayPort VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI. HDMI to DisplayPort: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=DisplayPort.

Note: You might need to use more than one converter as part of your solution; however, you should try to use the least number of converters and cables to connect your source and destination. If you have the option to convert to multiple target video connections, choose the option that requires the fewest number of conversions.

DVI-I and DVI-D

When you convert from VGA to DVI, you need to know if you are converting to a DVI-I or a DVI-D connection. For more information about how to identify the type of connection that you need, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_dvi_interface.

You also need to know which form of DVI that you are using, because DVI-I supports both analog (VGA) and digital (HDMI) signals, while DVI-D only supports digital (HDMI) signals.  

Note: Certain devices may have a DVI-I connection but only support DVI-D signaling. It is important to verify that your DVI-I device supports DVI-I signaling.

This device has a VGA input port.  If you have a video source that uses another video connection, there are options available to convert the video signal or connection. These options will be outlined below for each video source connection.

Source connection

Conversion

DVI-I

DVI-I to VGA: https://www.startech.com/DVIVGAMFBK.

DVI-D

DVI-D to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=DVI-D&filter_AVOUTPUT=VGA.

HDMI

HDMI to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=VGA.

DisplayPort

DisplayPort to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-VGA/.

DVI-I and DVI-D

When you convert from DVI to VGA, you need to know if you are converting from a DVI-I or a DVI-D connection. For more information about how to identify the type of connection that you have, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_dvi_interface.

You also need to know which form of DVI that you are using, because DVI-I supports both analog (VGA) and digital (HDMI) signals, while DVI-D only supports digital (HDMI) signals.  Some DVI-I connections only support DVI-D signaling.  In this case, you must use a DVI-D to VGA converter.

Troubleshooting

There are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential issues. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Video and Ethernet cables
  • Mouse and keyboard
  • Video source (such as a DVR or computer)
  • Video destination (such as a monitor or projector)

Note: When you test setup components, you should avoid using video adapters. For example, if you are converting a VGA source to HDMI for use with an HDMI extender, you should use an HDMI source when you test the components.

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use a different cable, mouse, keyboard, video source, and video destination in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
  • Use the cable, mouse, keyboard, video extender, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test each cable individually.
  • Use short cables when you are testing.

When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together without using the KVM extender.
  • Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.

Note: In order for your setup to work properly, the video source, extender, and destination all need to support the resolution that you are using.

USB VGA KVM Console Extender over CAT5 UTP (500 ft)

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