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4 Port Professional VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub

Control up to 4 PC or Mac® computers from a single keyboard, mouse and monitor and share any USB device between all connected computers

Product ID: SV431USB

  • Supports hot-plug and disconnect – computers can be added or removed without the need to reboot other connected systems
  • Rugged, all-metal 1U chassis for use in harsh environments and space-saving cabinets
  • Front panel push-buttons for quick and easy switching
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  • High 1920x1440 resolution capability
  • OS independent - No driver or software installation required
  • USB 2.0 hub for peripheral sharing
  • USB self-power operation
$154.99 CDN
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Overview

The SV431USB 4 Port rack mountable VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub offers simple control of up to four computers from a single monitor/display and USB peripheral set (keyboard, mouse).

The USB KVM switch features an integrated 4 port USB hub, allowing you to share connected USB peripherals between the four controlled PC/Mac computers as though the devices were connected directly.

Offering convenient placement and installation options, the KVM switch features a 1U rack-mountable form factor and rear port connection to master and slave computers, allowing you to make the necessary device connections without disrupting your workspace.

A cross-platform solution, the KVM switch supports high resolution applications at up to 1920x1440 and provides a smooth operating experience when controlling mixed (Windows/Mac OS/Linux) environments.

This product is TAA compliant and backed by a Startech.com 3 year warranty with free lifetime technical support.

Rackmount your KVM switch

If you’d like to mount this KVM switch to your server rack, StarTech.com offers a 1U Rackmount Bracket (sold separately) that turns this KVM into a rackmountable KVM.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Integrated USB 2.0 hub allows the user to share USB peripherals eliminating the expense of duplicate devices
  • Rugged, solid steel rack-mountable case offers durability even in harsh environments
  • Absolutely no software or drivers required providing a completely OS independent KVM solution

Applications

Sharing computers and USB devices in the home/SOHO/multimedia environment

Perfect for manufacturing line computer control, simplifying access to multiple systems

Great for PC test/burn-in computer control saving the desk space required for two monitors, keyboards and mice

Dual system control for single user workstations increasing user productivity in the office

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 3 Years
Hardware
Audio No
Cables Included No
Daisy-Chain No
KVM Ports 4
Number of Monitors Supported 1
PC Interface USB
PC Video Type VGA
Rack-Mountable Optional
U Height 1U
Performance
Auto Scan 3, 8, 15 & 30 seconds
DVI Support No
Hot-Key Selection No
IP Control No
Maximum Analog Resolutions 1920 x 1440
Maximum Cable Length 16.4 ft [5 m]
Maximum Number of Users 1
MTBF 82,506 Hours
On-Screen Display No
Port Selection Support Push Button
Connector(s)
Console Interface(s) 1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
4 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
Host Connectors 4 - USB B (4 pin) Female
4 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Male
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
Note In order to use the SV431USB with a USB keyboard that has additional USB ports, such as an Apple Macintosh keyboard, or to use the SV431USB with a USB hub, an additional power supply may be required
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 0.4A
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Output Current 2A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Plug Type N
Power Source Not Included (not required for standard applications)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Steel
Product Height 1.7 in [44 mm]
Product Length 8.7 in [220 mm]
Product Weight 34.9 oz [988 g]
Product Width 5.1 in [130 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 2.8 lb [1.3 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 4 Port VGA USB KVM Switch
4 - Rubber Feet
1 - Instruction Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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4 Port Professional VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub

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(5 stars) 100% rock solid product.

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I've been using this daily for several years and it has performed flawlessly. I love the simplicity of the controls and the small form factor. I would highly recommend it to anyone.
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(5 stars) Does the job very well

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I have been using this KVM switch for a year now and it is working perfectly. So far I have only connected 2 linux laptop ( one of them is 8 years old Intel basic CPU, 500MB RAM, Fedora 20 ), both configured with dual display, all working well with the switch. Bought from dabs.com.
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(5 stars) The best KVM money can buy

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We utilize these switches every week for server and professional applications. They are worth every penny and yes - you need to buy mounting brackets and cables separately. Do the research! :)
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(1 star) Missing Parts

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Purchased this product recently. It doesn't include ANY cables, even though the Manual included lists them under "This Package Should contain" on Page 1. Why would the manual say that cables are included, when in fact they are not?
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Response from StarTech.com:
David S, Customer Support
Hi there, Sorry for the confusion. The manual for the 4-port SV431USB also covers our 2-port version, the SV231USB. The 2-port model includes cables, as referenced in the manual, the 4-port model does not.