Tripp-Lite® NetDirector™ 8-Port Console KVM Switch

A Universal All-in-One Solution for Controlling Your Network Devices

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What's special about this rackmount KVM switch?

  • Controls up to 8 computers from a single location, and can be daisy-chained using 31 additional Tripp-Lite B022-U16 KVM switches to control up to 504 network workstations
  • 1U profile with integrated high resolution 19” LCD screen and keyboard with a touchpad delivers maximum portability and convenience
  • User-friendly GUI is compatible with all major server operating systems for seamless integration into your current network
  • Optional remote operation unit allows you to control the unit from any location with access to the server
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The NetDirector™ KVM switch from Tripp-Lite is a great solution to the ever-growing need to do more with less. With its integrated GUI software, display, keyboard, and touchpad, this unit eliminates the need to have a computer dedicated to controlling your KVM switches, and saves room by folding into 1U of rack space when not in use. Changing components is painless thamks to a hot-pluggable design, and the option of a remotely-operable unit ensures you will have control over your network no matter where you are.


TL-B020-U08-19-K NetDirector™ Rackmount KVM Console 1.75" H x 17" W x 27" D
[4,44 x 43,1 x 68,5 cm]
30.6 lbs [13,8 kg]
TL-B051-000 Remote Operation Unit n/a 1.08 lbs [0,48 kg]
TL-P778-006 6 FT KVM Switch USB/PS2 Combo Cable
[included with KVM console]
6' [7,62 m] 0.5 lb [0,22 kg]
TL-B019-000 2-Post Rackmount Bracket n/a 0.5 lb [0,22 kg]
  • Includes (8) USB/PS2 KVM cable kits, saving you a great deal in cable costs
  • Hot-pluggable design allows you to add or remove computers without powering down the unit, preventing downtime during network maintenance
  • Available 2-post mounting bracket ensures that users with open racks will be able to use the system without damaging the frame
  • Heady duty steel housing protects the screen and keyboard from damage when not in use
  • Choice of English, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese GUI


# Of Users 1
Console Yes
Port Control Push Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
Max CPU 504
IP Remote Access Yes, with B051-000
Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 
Mounting accessories included Yes
Color Black
Style 1U Rackmount
LCD Monitor Size 19"
Weight 30.6 lbs
(13,8 kg)
Dimensions 1.75" H x 17" W x 27" D
(4,44 x 43,1 x 68,5 cm)
Relative Humidity 0 to 80% RH, Non-condensing
Operating Temperature 32° to 120°F
(0° to 50°C)
Storage Temperature -4° to 140°F
(-20° to 60°C)
Ports 8
Computer/Server Ports (x8) HD18 (Female)
Daisy-Chain Port DB25 Male
Firmware Upgrade Port RJ45
Included Cable (Side A) - Connector 1 HD18 Male
Included Cable (Side B) - Connector 1 HD15 Male
Included Cable (Side B) - Connector 2 PS/2 male
Included Cable (Side B) - Connector 3 PS/2 Male
Included Cable (Side B) - Connector 4 USB A Male
Other Ports - Port 1 USB A for Optional USB Mouse connection
Other Ports - Port 2 USB A for Optional Flash Drive connection
Remote Console Port HD18 Female + Dongle Cable Kit w/VGA, PS2, & USB Females
Operating System Compatibility
Windows 2000 and higher
Linux RedHat 7.1 and higher
Linux SuSE 9 and higher
Linux Mandriva (Mandrake) 9.0 and higher
UNIX AIX 4.3 and higher
UNIX FreeBSD 4.2 and higher
UNIX Sun Solaris 8 and higher
Novell Netware 5.0 and higher
Mac OS 9 and higher
DOS 6.22
Autoscan (Y,N) Y
Approvals UL, cUL, CE, FCC, RoHS
Product Warranty Period
(U.S., Canada & Puerto Rico)
1-year limited warranty






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