DVI-Vision - transmission of DVI signals via CAT or fiber optics

The system consists of a computer module (transmitter) and a user module (receiver) and enables you to operate a computer on a local or remote console.

With its network port, the web interface and monitoring functions, the DVI-Vision system offers important features for mission-critical applications.

Transmission

DVI-Vision systems are available as CAT or fiber variants. These differ by the used transmission cable between the CPU and CON module. The KVM extender system DVI-Vision uses CAT-x cables or fibre optics to transmit signals up to 10,000 m. The devices use DVI video and are available as variants displaying 1, 2, 3 or 4 video channels. It is also possible to transmit transparent USB 2.0, RS232 and audio signals.

CAT-x-cable

The signals are transmitted via copper cables. You can reach up to 140 m transmission length with this cable type.

Transmission bandwidth of the DVI-Vision-CAT = 1,25 Gbit/s

Fiber optics

Big distances are bridgeable with fiber optics. The signals can be transmitted by multimode or singlemode fibers up to 10,000 m.

Transmission bandwidth of the DVI-Vision-Fiber = 3,125 Gbit/s

Embedding KVM extenders in digital KVM matrix systems

To be prepared for growing installations, the integrated matrix support turns the DVI-Vision into a future-proof investment.

This way, it is possible to include extenders at a later point into one of the digital G&D matrix systems within an existing installation. Thus, users benefit from more flexibility through distributed access - and any existing components can still be used as before.

Product images

DVI-Vision-CAT and -fiber and its multi channel variants

Front view DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU2-CON

Rear view DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU2-CON

Front view DVI-Vision-FIBER-MC2-ARU2-CPU

Rear view DVI-Vision-FIBER-ARU2-CON

Front view DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU2-CPU

Rear view DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU2-CON

Front view DVI-Vision-FIBER-MC4-ARU2-CON

DVI-Vision – Single-link DVI over CAT or fiber

Product details of the KVM extender: DVI-Vision

Features, details, variants, installation, downloads & item numbers

FeaturesDetailsVariantsInstallationDownloadsItem numbers (CAT)Item numbers (Fiber)

Screen-Freeze Function

If the console module loses the video signal due to a broken connection or a problem with the computer's graphics card, the Screen-Freeze function "freezes" the last displayed image of the monitor. This state is highlighted by a red semi-transparent frame. The function is automatically cancelled when the display receives an active video signal.

Monitoring

With the Monitoring function, you can auto-output device status messages to Syslog servers or SNMP. The web interface lets you monitor the device manually. The Monitoring function of the DVI-Vision queries the following values:

  • Proactive monitoring of device states
  • Event reporting function (Syslog or SNMP traps)
  • Status power supply unit (on/off)
  • Status temperature threshold device (in/over limit)
  • Status connection cables (ok/nok)
  • Status computer (on/off)
  • Status image signal graphics card computer (available/not available)
  • Status network
  • Fan monitoring
  • Status SFP modules (in -Fiber variants)
  • Status interfaces (CPU and CON modules)
  • Freeze status (all channels)
  • Type of display (local and remote)

Easier access with SNMP tool Zabbix

For customers who are not yet using extensive SNMP tools, G&D offer a simple way to use the functions included in the devices. Templates for the open source tool Zabbix are provided here. The program lets users monitor SNMP-capable devices in a network and, among other things, issues warning notifications about critical device states, which have been received via SNMP trap.

Download the free G&D Zabbix templates here

Video

  • Highly developed compression algorhythm of the latest generation for best video quality and latency-free transmission - The High-Dynamic-Image-Processing level 3
  • Single-Link DVI signals
  • Resolutions per channel up to 1920 × 1200 @ 60 Hz (more VESA and CEA standardized resolutions within the video bandwith and the horizontal / vertical frequency are possible, e.g. 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz)
  • Video bandwidth: 25 to 165 MPixel/s
  • Vertical frequency: 24 Hz to 120 Hz
  • 24 bit colour mode
  • Supports digital and analog monitors at the console
  • Transparent forwarding of E-DDC information
  • Single- and multi-channel variants

Operation

  • At both modules console with all video channels
  • via Web-Interface or OSD
  • Competing or exclusive operation via local or remote workplace

Signals

  • Transmission of bidirectional audio and RS232
  • PS/2 and USB keyboard/mouse support
  • Integrated USB 2.0 transmission with Full Speed (ARU variant)
  • Transparent transmission of USB 2.0 with Hi-Speed 480 MBit/s (ARU2 variant)
  • Generic USB-HID interface for connecting any HID device, e.g. touchscreens or tablets

Transmission

  • Distances up to 140 meters at maximum resolution over CAT-x cable (x = 5e, 6, 7; depending on cable)
  • Distances up to 400 metres at maximum resolution with multimode fiber optics
  • Distances up to 5,000 (S) or 10,000 m (S+) metres at maximum resolution with singlemode fiber optics

Device

  • Supports PS/2 and USB keyboard/mouse; allows mixed operation
  • Permanent keyboard/mouse emulation
  • Redundant, external power supply (optional)
  • Ident LED helps finding the device in complex installations
  • Shipped as desktop variant (Twin devices and sets for rack- or tablemounting are seperately available)

System update

  • Over the config panel

Video channels

  • Single-channel
  • Multi-channel 2
  • Multi-channel 3
  • Multi-channel 4

USB transmission

  • "U" variants: integrated USB 2.0 transmission without an additional transmission cable. This variant offers transfer speed up to 16 Mbit/s.
  • "U2" variants: USB 2.0 transmission with an additional cable. This solution reaches the HiSpeed transfer rate of 480 Mbit/s.

Transmission medium

  • DVI-Vision-CAT variants: transmission via CAT-x cables
  • DVI-Vision-Fiber variants: transmission via multimode or singlemode fiber optics

Installation

Link the computer to the back of the DVI-Vision transmitter. Distinctive cables connect the computer's keyboard, video, mouse, audio, RS232, and USB interfaces to the DVIVision computer module.

Installing the user console is just as easy: simply connect the operating hardware with the corresponding interfaces of the DVI-Vision receiver.

Use the existing cabling structure to link transmitter and receiver.

Item No.Description
A1120198DVI-Vision-CAT-AR-CON
A1120320DVI-Vision-CAT-AR-CON-2
A1120329DVI-Vision-CAT-AR-CON-24V
A1120202DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU2-CON
A1120289DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU2-CON-24V
A1120201DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU-CON
A1120321DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU-CON-2
A1220203DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-AR-CON
A1220204DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-ARU2-CON
A1220205DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-ARU-CON
A1320020DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-AR-CON
A1320022DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-ARU2-CON
A1320021DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-ARU-CON
A1420204DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-AR-CON
A1420205DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU2-CON
A1420206DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU-CON
A1110167DVI-Vision-CAT-AR-CPU
A1110227DVI-Vision-CAT-AR-CPU-UC
A1110169DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU2-CPU
A1110170DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU-CPU
A1110228DVI-Vision-CAT-ARU-CPU-UC
A1210172DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-AR-CPU
A1210174DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-ARU2-CPU
A1210175DVI-Vision-CAT-MC2-ARU-CPU
A1310029DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-AR-CPU
A1310030DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-ARU2-CPU
A1310031DVI-Vision-CAT-MC3-ARU-CPU
A1410173DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-AR-CPU
A1410174DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU2-CPU
A1410169DVI-Vision-CAT-MC4-ARU-CPU

Item No.Description
A1120203DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-AR-CON
A1120322DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-AR-CON-2
A1120204DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU2-CON
A1120200DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU-CON
A1120323DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU-CON-2
A1220206DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-AR-CON
A1220213DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-ARU2-CON
A1220214DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-ARU-CON
A1320047DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-AR-CON
A1320049DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-ARU2-CON
A1320048DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-ARU-CON
A1420207DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-AR-CON
A1420214DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-ARU2-CON
A1420215DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-ARU-CON
A1120199DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-AR-CON
A1120324DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-AR-CON-2
A1120205DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU2-CON
A1120206DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU-CON
A1120325DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU-CON-2
A1220207DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-AR-CON
A1220208DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-ARU2-CON
A1220209DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-ARU-CON
A1320050DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-AR-CON
A1320052DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-ARU2-CON
A1320051DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-ARU-CON
A1420208DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-AR-CON
A1420210DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-ARU2-CON
A1420209DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-ARU-CON
A1120207DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-AR-CON
A1120326DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-AR-CON-2
A1120208DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU2-CON
A1120209DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU-CON
A1120327DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU-CON-2
A1220211DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-AR-CON
A1220212DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-ARU2-CON
A1220210DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-ARU-CON
A1320053DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-AR-CON
A1320055DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-ARU2-CON
A1320054DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-ARU-CON
A1420212DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-AR-CON
A1420213DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-ARU2-CON
A1420211DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-ARU-CON
A1110172DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-AR-CPU
A1110229DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-AR-CPU-UC
A1110168DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU2-CPU
A1110171DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU-CPU
A1110230DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-ARU-CPU-UC
A1210176DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-AR-CPU
A1210183DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-ARU2-CPU
A1210184DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC2-ARU-CPU
A1310056DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-AR-CPU
A1310058DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-ARU2-CPU
A1310057DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC3-ARU-CPU
A1410175DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-AR-CPU
A1410182DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-ARU2-CPU
A1410183DVI-Vision-Fiber(M)-MC4-ARU-CPU
A1110173DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-AR-CPU
A1110231DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-AR-CPU-UC
A1110176DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU2-CPU
A1110174DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU-CPU
A1110232DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-ARU-CPU-UC
A1210177DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-AR-CPU
A1210178DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-ARU2-CPU
A1210179DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC2-ARU-CPU
A1310059DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-AR-CPU
A1310061DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-ARU2-CPU
A1310060DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC3-ARU-CPU
A1410176DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-AR-CPU
A1410177DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-ARU2-CPU
A1410178DVI-Vision-Fiber(S)-MC4-ARU-CPU
A1110175DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-AR-CPU
A1110233DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-AR-CPU-UC
A1110177DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU2-CPU
A1110178DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU-CPU
A1110234DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-ARU-CPU-UC
A1210181DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-AR-CPU
A1210182DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-ARU2-CPU
A1210180DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC2-ARU-CPU
A1310062DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-AR-CPU
A1310064DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-ARU2-CPU
A1310063DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC3-ARU-CPU
A1410180DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-AR-CPU
A1410181DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-ARU2-CPU
A1410179DVI-Vision-Fiber(S+)-MC4-ARU-CPU

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