The CS1642A 2-Port USB DVI Dual View KVMP™ Switch is a multi-application device that integrates a 2-port KVM switch with 2-port USB hub. The newest version now supports Quad-View functionality with two Dual View KVM Switches connected.
The new CS1642A features multi-view capabilities, which allow two switches to be daisy chained for a dual, triple, or quadview display across multi-monitor installations. The CS1642A supports advanced nVidia 3D Vision ready 120Hz 3D displaying,allowing you to manage various 3D visual effects. It allows you to manipulate all connected computers from a single console to save resources and work space. It enables each computer to access connected peripherals on a one-computer-at-a-time basis, making it ideal for users who need delicate visual effects and multi-tasking on several computers. The CS1642A is perfect for graphic designers, banking and financial consultants, gamers and medical professionals-demanding a high quality switch that provides stunning color, clarity and functionality.
One dual-screen USB console controls two/four dual-screen computers and two additional USB devices
Multi-View Display – Easily connect two CS1642A/1644A’s units for a second dual-screen setup controlled through a single connection
Superior video quality – 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz (DVI Dual link); and 3D displays up to 1920 x 1200 at 120Hz (DVI Single link)
Supports widescreen resolutions
Independent switching of KVM, USB, and Audio focus
DVI digital and analog monitor support – fully compliant with DVI specifi cations; and HDCP compliant
Multiplatform support – Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux *, Mac, Sun,and FreeBSD
Sun/Mac keyboard support and emulation **
Video DynaSync, exclusive ATEN technology, to eliminate boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
* Supports Linux Kernel 2.6 and higher. The CS1642A has a builtin USB 2.0 hub, so will not support PCs or OS that do not support USB 2.0. ** PC keyboard combinations emulate Mac keyboards.
** Mac keyboards only work with their own computers.
Aten specializes in connectivity and management solutions in information technology, professional audio / video and green energy business. The company was established in 1979 by Shang-Chung Chen. Its headquarters is located in Xizhi District, New Taipei city, Taiwan. Their services are known worldwide.
Their products are KVM Switches, remote management solutions, audio-visual switches and matrices, interface adapters, power distribution unit, information technology management systems, video products, USB peripherals and data communication. Aten had over 1630 employees as of 2014. Their website is www.aten.com. They also have their subsidiaries in U.S.A, Belgium, Japan, U.K, Korea, China, Australia, Taiwan, and Russia. Aten is the parent company of IOGEAR.
Aten is now the largest KVM switch manufacturer company in the world. Atens went public in 2003 and since then has remained the only listed KVM manufacturer in the world.