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8-port KVM Module for Rack-mount LCD Consoles

Product ID: CAB831HD

Enhance or replace the KVM module on your LCD console by controlling eight USB or PS/2 computers, or use with a separate PS/2 keyboard and mouse with VGA display

  • Universal 8 port KVM switch Module controls up to 8 computers directly and up to 64 computers by cascading 8 additional KVM switches

  • Supports PCs with USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors

  • Compatible with PC, Mac and Sun servers and systems

More Features . . .
  • Operating system independent

  • No software or drivers required

  • Compact 1U rack height takes up very little cabinet or rack space

  • Hot-pluggable feature allow computers to be added or removed without shutting down

  • Auto Scan Mode lets you switch between computers for easy monitoring

  • Login authentication restricts access to authorized users

  • Each computer name can be defined via the OSD menu (14 char.)

  • DDC2B compatible

  • Plug and Play compliant

Prices may be lower from Resellers:

Available in
398,99 € EUR exc VAT
478,79 € inc VAT


May be in stock with Resellers/Distributors

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This 8-port KVM module works with the series of rack-mounted LCD consoles, enabling you to control eight servers from one location. You can upgrade a single port LCD console or replace a faulty console (see our list of compatible LCD consoles below).

With independent VGA and PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, you can also use this switch as a standalone KVM, creating a discreet rack-mountable KVM solution.

Increase your productivity

By adding this KVM module to your rack mount LCD console you can control eight individual computers or servers from a centralized location.

Hassle-free integration

Because the KVM module works with your existing LCD console, you can ensure simple integration into your server room setup. To ensure compatibility this KVM module supports any operating system has been extensively tested in Windows®, Mac and Linux environments.

You can also connect to both PS/2 and USB servers using’s convenient line of interface specific KVM cables. The cables come in variety of lengths with PS/2 or USB depending on your specific server requirements.

Compatible LCD consoles

North America

RACKCOND1701 (add 8 port module)
RACKCONS1908 (replace original module)
RACKCONS1916 (replace original module)
RACKCONS1708 (replace original module)
RACKCONS1716 (replace original module)

United Kingdom

RACKCOND1701 (add 8 port module)
RKCONS1716GB (replace original module)
RKCONS1908GB (replace original module)


RACKCOND1701 (add 8 port module)
RKCOND1701FR - French Keyboard (add 8 port module)

The CAB831HD is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The Advantage
  • Centrally control more systems in one place, with a cascadable KVM switch design
  • Avoid using extra space in your rack, with a compact design that fits behind your existing console
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

  • Add single console administration to your Co-location/ISP facility saving you time and money
  • 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 multiple monitors, keyboards and mice
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 3 Years
Audio No
Daisy-Chain Yes
PC Video Type VGA
Rack-Mountable Yes
U Height 1U
Auto Scan 3, 8, 15 & 30 seconds
DVI Support No
IP Control No
Maximum Analog Resolutions 1920x1440
Maximum Cable Length 30.5 m [100 ft]
Maximum Cascaded Computers 64
Maximum Number of Users 1
MTBF 72,000 Hours
On-Screen Display Yes
Port Selection Support Hotkeys and OSD (On Screen Display)
Security Features Per-Port Passwords
Console Interface(s) 1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
2 - PS/2 (6 pin, Mini-DIN) Female
Host Connectors 8 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
Other Interface(s) 1 - Centronics (36 pin) Male
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
Note This product adds an 8 port KVM module to our 1UCABCONS, IUCABCONS17 or 1UCABCONS19 units
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 1.8
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Output Current 4A
Output Voltage 12 DC
Plug Type M
Power Consumption (In Watts) 0.6
Power Source Not Included (not required for standard applications)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Steel
Product Depth 180 mm [7.1 in]
Product Height 44 mm [1.7 in]
Product Weight 2.2 kg [4.9 lb]
Product Width 436 mm [17.2 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 3.3 kg [7.3 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 8 Port KVM Module
2 - Mounting Brackets (w/ Screws)
1 - Instruction Manual

VGA Cables (1)

Coax HD15 VGA Cable - M/M

1,8m (6 ft.) Coax High Resolution Monitor VGA Video Cable - HD15 to HD15 M/M

Connect your VGA monitor with the highest quality connection available

8,99 € exc VAT
10,79 € inc VAT

KVM Cables (5)

25 ft 3-in-1 Ultra Thin PS/2 KVM Cable

25 ft 3-in-1 Ultra Thin PS/2 KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and a PS/2 keyboard and mouse set using a single thin KVM cable

27,99 € exc VAT
33,59 € inc VAT

1,8m (6 ft) 3-in-1 Ultra Thin PS/2 KVM Cable

1,8m (6 ft) 3-in-1 Ultra Thin PS/2 KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and a PS/2 keyboard and mouse set using a single thin KVM cable

10,99 € exc VAT
13,19 € inc VAT

3m (10 ft) Ultra Thin USB VGA 2-in-1 KVM Cable

3m (10 ft) Ultra Thin USB VGA 2-in-1 KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

18,99 € exc VAT
22,79 € inc VAT

4,5m (15 ft) 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

4,5m (15 ft) 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

26,99 € exc VAT
32,39 € inc VAT

1,8m (6 ft) 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

1,8m (6 ft) 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

12,99 € exc VAT
15,59 € inc VAT

* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.