Product Data Sheets (pdf)...ServSwitch Jr., ServSwitch Jr. MP
Product Data Sheets (pdf)...ServSwitch DT Pro II KVM Switches
Product Data Sheets (pdf)...ServSwitch DT Low-Profile KVM Switches
Black Box Explains...Stream mode vs. burst mode/prompt mode.
Product Data Sheets (pdf)...ServSwitch Wizard
Computers and mice must communicate with each other in order to operate properly. Most computers and mice communicate via a method called “stream mode”—as a mouse is being moved, it... more/see it nowsends the coordinates of its new position in a constant stream of information.
However, some computers communicate via a method known as “burst” or “prompt” mode. With this method, the mouse holds its data until the CPU sends a request (or “prompt”) for it. This mode of communication presents a problem for many KVM switches, as they normally pass along mouse coordinates in a stream mode. This results in a CPU receiving data when it isn’t expecting it, and the mouse simply won’t function properly.
All ServSwitch™ products contain support for stream-mode CPUs, and several ServSwitch products support both stream and burst/prompt modes. Call our FREE Tech Support about requirements for your application. collapse