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Adder-adderview-gem.6600137

Adder AdderView Gem

A choice of compact two and four port models Reliable interf Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Connectors
AVG2
Connectors
2 x 15 way HD D Female for CPU video (DDC/Blue) 2 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU keyboard (Violet) 2 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU mouse (Green)
Connectors
AVG 4
Connectors
4 x 15 way HD D Female for CPU video (DDC/Blue) 4 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU keyboard (Violet) 4 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU mouse (Green)
Connectors
Both models
Connectors
1 x 6 way mini DIN Female for shared keyboard (Violet) 1 x 6 way mini DIN Female for shared mouse (Green) 1 x 15 way HD D Female for shared monitor (DDC/Blue) 1 x 15 way standard D Female for FLASH upgrade andRC1 remote, RS232 control and synchronisation 1 x 5V dc power inlet for optional 500mA external PSU 1 x Option switch (underside)
CPU video/monitor ports
A monitor can be plugged straight into the monitor port. Supports VGA/SVGA/XGA/XGA-2/SXGA/UXGA video.
CPU video/monitor ports
VESA DDC1 and DDC2 signalling supported. Screen resolution of up to 1900 x 1440. Screensaver feature support.
Keyboard ports
Supports AT and PS/2 keyboards automatically. PS/2 keyboards plug in directly and keyboards with AT style 5 pin DIN plugs require an adaptor. Automatic mode emulation ensures that the keyboard is correctly programmed to the state expected by the CPU whenever the channel is changed.Type 1, 2 and 3 keyboards are supported.
Mouse ports
A PS/2 type Logitech or Microsoft compatible mouse is required to control the switch. Use of a 3 button mouse also allows channel switching. Many Internet wheel/scroll mice including Scrollpoint and Explorer are also supported. Prompt and stream modes supported for maximum portable and desktop mouse compatibility. All mouse connections from the GEM to PCs support both serial RS232 and PS/2 mice in any combination.
Maximum distance
2m if interface-powered or 10m if PSU used when attached keyboard, monitor and mouse. 5m if interface-powered or 30m if PSU used when attached to CPU or cascaded GEM.
Front panel key and display
Used for selecting channels and entering configuration mode. Display shows selected CPU, data activity from keyboard or mouse and switch status.
Autoscan
Adjustable to display only active ports or all ports in sequence.
Multiple video head operation
Multiple GEMS may be linked together via the options ports to provide synchronised switching for multiple videohead applications.
Password
User-selectable to prevent unauthorised access to connected CPUs.The password is safely stored in the unit's EEPROM memory.
Upgradeability
User Flash upgradeable firmware by downloading from a PC's serial port.
Physical
Metal case 230 x 50 x 170 mm with plastic front display panel.
Power
Interface powered operation. Optional 5Vdc, 500mA PSU available.
EMC
Complies with European EMC directive 89/336/EEC. CE marked and FCC class A compliant.
Order code
AVG2 - Single keyboard, monitor and mouse to 2 computers. AVG4 - Single keyboard, monitor and mouse to 4 computers.
Accessories
RC1 Optional remote control unit PSU/5VDC Optional power supply VKVM2 2m "3-in-1" cable for PS/2 VKVM5 5m "3-in-1" cable for PS/2
Accessories
VKVM10 10m "3-in-1" cable for PS/2 VKVM2-AT VKVM2 with adaptors AT PCs VKVM2-AT VKVM2 with adaptors AT PCs VKVM2-AT VKVM2 with adaptors AT PCs
Release Date
First seen
4 July 2008