miniMUX - operate up to 8 computers with VGA via one console

With miniMUX KVM switches, you can operate 2, 4, or 8 computers over one user console.

The miniMUX switches the following signals:

  • Keyboard/mouse
  • VGA

When cascaded, you can operate up to 64 computers. The devices are available as variants transmitting 1 or 2 video channels.

A working system consists of one miniMUX and the required computer connection cable sets.

Product details

DetailsVariantsInstallationSpecifications

Video

  • VGA resolution up to 1920 × 1440 @ 75 Hz or 2k × 2k @ 60Hz
  • Video bandwidth VGA up to 400 MHz
  • Single-/multi-channel variants

Device

  • Accesses only standard keyboard/video/mouse interfaces
  • Full keyboard/mouse emulation for each channel
  • Requires no software installation
  • Available as desktop and rack mount version
  • Cascadable
  • Can be combined with all G&D products
  • Hot-pluggable
  • Password protection and rights assignment for each user

Signals

  • PS/2 and USB keyboard/mouse support

Safety

  • Access protection can be disabled
  • Computer-sided support for USB, SUN-USB and PS/2 keyboard/mouse
  • Redundant power supply

Miscellaneous

  • Cascadable to up to 64 computers

System-Upgrade

  • Flash upgrade at device

Design

  • Available as desktop (DT) or rack mount (RM) variant

Video channels

  • miniMUX2 - single channel, MC2
  • miniMUX4 - single channel, MC2
  • miniMUX8 - single channel

Peripheral connectors

  • Available for PS/2 or USB connections

Installation

Connect the computers to the back side of the device. Combined standard cables link keyboard, video, and mouse interfaces to the switch.

  • Cable length for PS/2 cable sets: 2 m, 4 m, 6m
  • Cable length for USB cable sets: 2 m, 4 m

For connecting the user console simply link keyboard, monitor, and mouse to the intended interfaces.

To find out more details about the startup, you can download the miniMUX manual.

Specifications

PrincipleStand-alone KVM switch
MediumStandard cable sets
VariantsFor 2 to 8 computers with up to dual video
ResolutionVGA up to 1920 x 1440 @ 75 Hz or 2k x 2k @ 60 Hz
Further featuresChannel switching via OSD or hotkey
ApplicationDesktop, control room, test scenarios, small server racks

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