ATEN CS1708A-Best Price in India

ATEN CS1708A-8-Port PS/2-USB VGA KVM Switch with Daisy-Chain Port and USB Peripheral Support

Contact us on and Call: +91-9205161813



The CS1708A KVM switch is a control unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single PS/2 or USB console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). A single CS1708A can control up to 8 computers. As many as 31 additional switches can be daisy-chained to each other, so that up to 256 computers can all be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. Additionally, a front panel USB port is available for each computer to access any peripherals connected to it on a one-at-a-time basis.

  • One USB-PS/2 console controls up to 8 computers
  • Daisy-chain up to 31 additional units – control up to 256 computers from a single console
  • Front accessible USB port allows each computer to access USB peripherals *
  • Dual Interface – supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
  • Multiplatform support – Windows, Linux, Mac and Sun
  • Video DynaSync™ – stores the console monitor’s EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to optimize display resolution
  • Supports USB keyboards for PC, Mac and Sun
  • Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
  • USB / PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation – computers boot even when the console focus is elsewhere
  • Superior video quality – up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
  • No software required – convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys and multilingual on-screen display (OSD) menus
  • Auto-senses station’s position on daisy-chained installations; no need for manual dip switch setting; front panel led indicates station’s position
  • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • Two level password security; only authorized users view and control computers; up to four users and an administrator with separate profiles for each
  • Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
  • Broadcast Mode – operation simultaneously performed on all selected computers… etc
  • Hot pluggable – add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
  • Firmware upgrades to all the chained KVM switch at the same time via the daisy-chain cable
  • Rack mountable in 19″ system rack (1U)

    * The USB peripheral function only works with USB cable set connections. It will not work with PS/2 cable set connections.


ATEN CS1708A Specs

Computer Connections Direct: 8
Maximum: 256 (via daisy-chain)
Port Selection On-Screen Display (OSD)
Pushbutton switches
Connectors Console Port: 1 x SPHD-18 male (yellow)
KVM Ports: 8 x SPHD-15/17 female (yellow)
Daisy-Chain: In: 1 x DB-25 female (black)
Out: 1 x DB-25 male (black)
FW Upgrade: 1 x RJ-11 female (black)
USB Port: 1 x USB type (A) female
Power: 1 x DC jack female (black)
LEDs On Line: 8 (orange)
Selected: 8 (green)
Station ID: 1 x 2-digit, 7-segment (orange)
Power: 1 (dark green)
Switches Port Selection: 8 x pushbutton
FW Upgr. Rec.: 1 x slide
Emulation Keyboard/Mouse: PS/2, and USB
Video 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Scan Interval User Specified: 1-255 seconds
Power Consumption 5.3 VDC/5 W
Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 80% (non-condensing)
Housing Metal
Dimensions 17.21 x 6.29 x 1.73″ (43.72 x 15.99 x 4.40 cm)
Weight 5.86 lb (2.66 kg)
Scroll to Top