Aten CS1308 8-Port KVM Switch, USB / PS/2 / VGA, KVM (Cables ordered separately)

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8-Port KVM Switch, USB / PS/2 / VGA, KVM (Cables ordered separately)

The CS1308 KVM switch allows access and control of 8 (up to 64*) computers from a single console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor).

*As many as 8 additional switches can be cascaded* bringing the total number of connected computers to 64 computers that can be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console.

This switch supports both USB and PS/2 connections for the console and computers.

- One USB-PS/2 console controls 8 computers
- Cascade up to 2 levels* - control up to 64 computers
- Dual Interface - supports computers with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
- Multiplatform support - Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux, Mac, and Sun
- Video DynaSync - Exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
- Supports USB keyboards for PC, Mac and Sun
- Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
- USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation - computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
- Superior video quality - up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
- Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys and multilingual on-screen display (OSD) menu
- Two level password security - only authorized users view and control computers; up to four users and an administrator with a separate profile for each
- Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
- Hot pluggable - add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
- Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
- Firmware upgradeable
- No software installation required
- Designed for desktop or rack mount (19" system rack, 1U)

Package Contents
1x CS1308 KVM Switch with Rack Mount Kit
1x Console cable
1x Firmware Upgrade cable
1x Foot Pad set (4 pads)
1x Power Adapter
1x Mounting Kit
1x User Instructions

Computer Connections

Direct : 8

Max. : 64 (via Cascade)

Port Selection
OSD, Hotkeys, Pushbuttons


Console Port Keyboard, Video, Mouse
1 x SPHD-18 Male (Yellow)

KVM Ports Video, Mouse, Keyboard
8 x SPHD-15 Female (Yellow)

FW Upgrade
1 x RJ-11 Female (Black)

1 x DC Jack


8 x Pushbutton

FW Upgrade
1 x Slide


On Line
8 (Orange)

8 (Green)

1 (Dark Green)



2048 x 1536; DDC2B

Scan Interval
1-255 Seconds

Power Consumption DC
5.3 V; 5 W


Operating Temp.

Storage Temp.

0-80% RH, Non-condensing

Physical Properties


1.89 kg

Dimensions (L x W x H)
43.30 x 16.00 x 4.40 cm