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Tripp Lite KVM Switch (B020-008-17)

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Tripp Lite's B020-008-17 NetDirector 8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch is the smart solution for controlling multiple computers and servers in IT applications. It combines a keyboard, touchpad, 17-in. color LCD and 8-port KVM switch in a 1U rack drawer for compact storage and easy access without compromising control over connected servers. The heavy-duty enclosure, high-quality LCD, premium connectors and uncomplicated controls ensure trouble-free operation in demanding high-availability environments. The B020-008-17 can control eight servers/computers directly, or up to 504 by daisy-chaining additional KVM switches. It is compatible with both PS/2 and USB computers using Tripp Lite P774-series (PS/2) and P776-series (USB) KVM cable kits, and accepts connection of an IP remote access unit for access to servers/computers via LAN, WAN or Internet.

B020-008-17 NetDirector 8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch Offers:
  • Control an entire network with one keyboard, mouse and monitor from 1U of rack space
  • Includes 8-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad, and 17-in. LCD
  • LCD supports video resolutions of up to 1280 x 1024, DDC2B
  • Compatible with PS/2 and USB computers and servers
  • Supports all major operating systems (except Mac and Sun)
All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems

The B020-008-17 offers a complete network management solution. It combines an 8-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad, and 17-in. LCD in a compact housing that stores neatly in a 1U rack drawer and pulls out when needed. No server-resident software is required, so server performance and reliability are never compromised. Hot pluggable functionality enables servers or computers to be added or removed with no need to power down the KVM switch or disrupt the entire system. Upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.

All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems
Simple, Flexible Network Control

The B020-008-17 is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. BIOS-level access allows network administrators to solve complex problems efficiently and restore service before downtime affects productivity. An advanced on screen display (OSD) with high-resolution VGA video up to 1280 x 1024 provides a graphical user interface with management tools including custom port labeling, auto-scanning and panel array mode. Users may also select a connected computer using on-console pushbuttons or keyboard hotkey commands. Two LEDs per KVM port indicate (1) when a computer is connected to a KVM port and powered on, and (2) when a computer is selected.

Simple, Flexible Network Control
Access Servers Anywhere with IP Remote Access Accessory

With the addition of an optional IP remote access unit (Tripp Lite model B051-000, sold separately), the B020-008-17 provides secure IP remote access to connected servers/computers without requiring additional rack space. IP remote access enables system administration, BIOS-level troubleshooting, GUI application installations, equipment reboots and more to be accomplished from any location using a standard Web browser or multi-platform client software. A modem port provides optional out-of-band dial-up access to equipment when the network or Internet connection goes down. The B051-000 also supports USB virtual media access.

Access Servers Anywhere with IP Remote Access Accessory
Secure Every Connection

The B020-008-17 offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers. IP remote access (if provided by the optional IP remote access unit) is further protected with security features including password protection, advanced encryption, bandwidth-optimized video and detailed activity logging.

1-Year Warranty

The B020-008-17 comes backed by a 1-year warranty.

What's In the Box

  • B020-008-17 Rackmount Console KVM Switch
  • 2 x 6-ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kits (Tripp Lite model P774-006)
  • 1 x RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1 x 6-ft. C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
  • Owner's Manual CD & Quick Start Guide

What's In the Box

Tripp Lite B020-008-17 Tech Specs

General Information
Manufacturer:Tripp Lite by Eaton
Manufacturer Part Number:B020-008-17
Brand Name:Tripp Lite
Product Line:NetDirector
Product Model:B020-008-17
Product Name:NetDirector B020-008-17 Rackmount LCD with KVM
Product Type:LCD Rack Console
Technical Information
KVM Switch:Yes
Number of Computers Supported:8
Device Type:LCD Rack Console
Display & Graphics
Screen Size:17"
Display Screen Type:LCD
Screen Mode:SXGA
Screen Resolution:1280 x 1024
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type:TouchPad
PS/2 Port:Yes
Management Port:Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports:2
Number of VGA Ports:1
Power Description
Input Voltage:120 V AC
230 V AC
Power Consumption:22.80 W
24 W
Frequency:60 Hz
Physical Characteristics
Product Color:Black
Weight (Approximate):30 lb
Package Contents:
  • NetDirector B020-008-17 Rackmount LCD with KVM
  • 6 ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kit
  • 6 ft. USB KVM Cable Kit
  • C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
  • RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • Owners Manual CD
Certifications & Standards:UL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1
Platform Supported:Sun
Environmentally Friendly:Yes
Environmental Certification:RoHS
Country of Origin:Taiwan
TAA Compliant:Yes
Limited Warranty:1 Year

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