Black Box Multiplatform KVM Switch

Connects Via Twisted-Pair Cables and Allows Access to Servers Across Any IP Network


What's special about this IP-enabled KVM switch?

  • Supports up to four (4) remote IP users, plus a simultaneous local user to help manage your enterprise network
  • 128-bit public/private key protection and administrative/non-administrative password protection locks the switch against unauthorized users or access
  • Connect via inexpensive CAT5, CAT5e or CAT6 UTP cables, and mix and match different kinds of servers (PC, Mac® and Sun®) by choosing the appropriate SAM for each server
  • Effective software-based skew compensation eliminates the video color drift that can sometimes appear on long UTP cable runs
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With the ServSwitch CX Quad IP by Black Box, four IP users plus one local user can use this KVM switch simultaneously. Robust security features, easy connections, clear pictures and multiplatform operations are just some of the many features that can help control multiple servers from different locations.

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Part #DescriptionDimensionsWeightPrice
BB-KV4161ABlack Box ServSwitch CS Quad IP KVM Switch1.76" D x 4.8" W x 7.92" H
[4.4cm x 12.9cm x 20.1cm]
3.13 lbs
Manufacturer Direct
  • Control up to 256 host servers by daisy-chaining switches, and cascade up to three levels with servers situated at any level within the cascade tree
  • Select the appropriate server by hotkeys or on-screen menus, which you can personalize to make more sense to you
  • Provides sharp resolutions (up to 1900 x 1200) for all users up to 164 feet (50m) away; for IP users, this switch displays 1600 x 1200 video resolution
  • Added protection restricts client IP addresses, limits access to only dial-up connections, and uses non-standard port numbers to further protect against hackers
  • Two-year manufacturer warranty


Package Includes:

  • (1) ServSwitch CX Quad IP
  • (1) 5 VDC, 4 Amp Power Supply (4' attached cable)
  • (4) Rubber Feed
  • (1) US Power Cord 6'
  • (1) RealVNC EULA insert
  • (1) Safety Information - ServSwitch CX insert
  • (1) CD-ROM with user manual
  • (1) CD-ROM with Wizard.NET


Part Number BB-KV4161A
Weight 1.70 lbs (0.77 kg)
Dimensions 7.92" x 4.8" x 1.76" (20.1 x 12.9 x 4.4 cm)
Leads Supported VGA Video, USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse
Distance (maximum) 984.2 feet (300 m)
Resolution (maximum) 1600 x 1200
Users x Computers 5 User x 16 Computers
Connectors User:
(1) VGA female
(2) USB Type A female

(16) RJ-45 Computer Ports (compatible with SAMs)

(1) RJ-45 10/100 network port for 4 IP users
(1) DB9 male Options Port
(1) 2.5 mm Power Jack 5V, 4.0Amps
User Interface (1) Reset button (front of switch, use paperclip)
LED Interface (1) Front LED Status Panel
Operating System Support Operates with all currently known software and operating systems including all Windows versions, DOS, Linux, Unix, BSD, all Sun OS, all Mac OS and NetWare.
Computer Interface VGA, USB, PS/2, Audio
Max Distance from CPU to TX Direct with SAM
User Interface VGA and USB
Rackmount Kits RMK2004, RMK2004-2
PC Selection Hotkeys, OSD
Hotkey Support CTRL + ALT + #/M
Default IP Address None, you need to configure it when you first get the switch
Encryption 128 bit AES
OSD Supported Yes, CTRL + ALT + M
Default Username None, you configure it
Default Password None, you configure it
DDC Support Built-in DDC support in SAM
Cascadable Yes, but don't cascade an IP switch as a submaster, it never works
Power Source External in-line power supply (MPW, Model: SA06-20S05R-V, P/N: 980051131, Made in China)
Input Voltage/Volts 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Input Current/Amps 0.8 Amps MAX
Output Voltage/Volts 5 VDC
Output Current/Amps 4.0 Amps MAX
Power Consumption/Watts 20 Watts
Heat Dissipation/BTU/h (5VDC * 4Amps) * 3.41 = 68.2 BTU/h
Efficiency Level Level IV
MTBF/Hours N/A
Output Connector Type 2.5mm Barrel
Input Connector Type IEC 320, C14
Power Supply Cord Length 4 feet
Operating Temperature 32ºF to 104ºF (0ºC to 40ºC)
Storage Temperature -22ºF to 176ºF (-30ºC to 80ºC)
Operating Humidity 5 to 85% non-condensing
Max Altitude/Feet 25,000
Agency Compliance
CE Approval Yes
UL/# Yes, E144572
CSA/# No
RoHS Yes






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