8-port KVM Module for Rack-Mount LCD Consoles

Enhance your StarTech.com LCD console by adding control for eight USB computers, or use with a separate USB keyboard and mouse with VGA display

Product ID: CAB831HDU

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  • Controls up to 8 computers connected directly and up to 64 computers by cascading 8 additional KVM switches
  • Integrated OSD (on-screen display) enables unique computer name assignment
  • Compatible with PC, Mac® and Sun servers/systems
Your price
€506.99 EUR excl. VAT
€613.46 EUR incl. VAT

This 8-port KVM module works with the StarTech.com 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 USB 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 USB servers using StarTech.com’s convenient line of 2-in-1 USB KVM cables. The cables come in variety of lengths your specific 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 CAB831HDU is TAA compliant and backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty with free lifetime technical support.


  • 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

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Compact design and rear cable connections occupy only 1U of space even when attached to an LCD console
  • Cascade support allows you to control up to 64 PCs from a single console

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro España V932256
  • Esprinet CAB831HDU
  • UPC 065030837293


  • OS Independent logo
OS independent; No software or drivers required


Warranty Information Warranty 3 Years
Connector(s) 2 - Console Interface(s) USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
1 - Console Interface(s) VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub)
8 - Host Connectors VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub)
1 - Other Interface(s) Centronics (36 pin)
Environmental Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity 80% RH
Hardware Audio No
KVM Ports 8
PC Interface USB
PC Video Type VGA
Number of Monitors Supported 1
Rack-Mountable Yes
U Height 1U
Daisy-Chain Yes
Packaging Information Package Length 53 cm [20.9 in]
Package Width 16 cm [6.3 in]
Package Height 57 mm [2.2 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 2.1 kg [4.7 lb]
Performance On-Screen Display Yes
DVI Support No
IP Control No
Maximum Analog Resolutions 1920x1440 @60Hz
Auto Scan 3, 8, 15 & 30 seconds
Maximum Number of Users 1
Maximum Cascaded Computers 64
Port Selection Support Hotkeys and OSD (On Screen Display)
Security Features Per-Port Passwords
MTBF 72,000 Hours
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Steel
Product Length 12.5 cm [4.9 in]
Product Width 40.3 cm [15.9 in]
Product Height 40 mm [1.6 in]
Weight of Product 1.5 kg [3.3 lb]
Power Power Source Not Included (not required for standard applications)
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Input Current 1.8A
Output Voltage 12V DC
Output Current 4A
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Plug Type M
Software 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, and is also compatible as a replacement KVM module for the RACKCONS1708, RACKCONS1716 and RACKCONS1916 Rack Mount LCD Consoles.
What's in the Box 2 - Included in Package Mounting Brackets
1 - Included in Package 8 Port KVM Module
Bag, Mounting Screws



6 ft 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

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€12.99 EUR excl. VAT
€15.72 EUR incl. VAT

10 ft Ultra Thin USB VGA 2-in-1 KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

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€18.99 EUR excl. VAT
€22.98 EUR incl. VAT

15 ft 2-in-1 Ultra Thin USB KVM Cable

Connect VGA video and USB using a single thin KVM cable

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€26.99 EUR excl. VAT
€32.66 EUR incl. VAT

10 ft Coax High Resolution VGA Monitor Cable HD15 M/M

Connect your VGA monitor with the highest quality connection available

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€14.99 EUR excl. VAT
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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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