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ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender II, Multimode  

Access a PS/2 computer locally or remotely and transmit KVM and audio signals up to 6.2 miles over two-strand fiber optic cable.

ACS250A-R2

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Send data up to 400 meters (1312.3 ft.) over 50-µm multimode cable.
  • Provide resolution up to 1280 x 1024.
  • Because it uses fiber optic cable, this extender is perfect for industrial and high EMI/RFI environments.


  • Description

    ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender II, Multimode


    Quick Facts

  • Send data up to 400 meters (1312.3 ft.) over 50-µm multimode cable.
  • Provide resolution up to 1280 x 1024.
  • Because it uses fiber optic cable, this extender is perfect for industrial and high EMI/RFI environments.

  • Further Details

  • Rackmount in our 19" Rackmount Tray (RMK250A).
  • Support an optional local monitor, keyboard, and mouse user station.
  • Support multiple video standards: VGA, XGA, SVGA, and SXGA.
  • Compatible with PS/2 mice, two-button mice, three-button mice, wheel mice, trackballs, and more!

  • Extend a PS/2® computer's KVM and audio signals on two fibers up to 400 meters (1312.3 ft.) on multimode cable using just one PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, and VGA monitor.

    The ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender provides digital transmission of keyboard, video, mouse, and audio information on two fibers up to 400 meters (1312.3 ft.) on multimode cable.

    Top-quality video.
    Unlike most KVM extenders, which use analog signals, the ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender uses digital signals to maintain top image quality.

    The extender works by digitizing video output from a local CPU, then sending it across fiber optic cable to a remote unit, which converts it back to the original analog signal.

    Because the extender uses fiber optic cable, transmissions are immune from electrical interference from sources such as nearby machinery or fluorescent lights.

    Go for distance.
    The ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender uses fiber optic cable for extraordinary reach—up to 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) over single-mode fiber optic cable. Multimode fiber optic cable supports 220 meters (721.7 feet) over 62.5-µm cable or 400 meters (1312.3 feet) over 50-µm cable. Image quality is independent of cable length.

    Minimize fiber requirements.
    The digital video signal is transmitted serially over a single fiber at rates up to 1.5 Gbps. The extenders use the second fiber of the fiber pair to send remote mouse and keyboard information back to the local CPU.

    Because the extender only needs these two fibers for full operation compared to the five fibers some extenders need, you save money by running less cable.

    Wide compatibility.
    The extender supports many of the most common VGA-compatible video standards (DOS mode, VGA, XGA, SVGA, or SXGA) at resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 or output refresh rates up to 75 Hz.

    The extenders also support all common PS/2® style mice and pointing devices including two-button mice, three-button mice, wheel mice such as Microsoft® IntelliMouse®, trackballs, and more.

    Audio, too!
    In addition to the keyboard, video, and mouse information, the local unit can also digitize audio signals from a local CPU or other audio device and encode it into the digital information sent to the remote unit on the video fiber. The sound quality doesn’t approach high fidelity (it’s converted to monaural if it’s stereo), but it's more than adequate for system sounds such as alerts.

    Local and remote control.
    You can also connect an optional local user station (keyboard, monitor, and mouse only) to the local unit. The local unit passes video through to the local monitor and switches the keyboard and mouse. (The local user contends with the remote user for keyboard and mouse control of the CPU—once the active user station is idle for two seconds, the first user to type at the keyboard or move the mouse will be granted control.)

    These products work with:
    • Premium Ceramic, Multimode, 62.5-Micron Fiber Optic Patch Cable, SC–SC (EFN110)
    • Multimode, 50-Micron Duplex Fiber Optic Patch Cable (EFN6020, etc.)
    • Single-Mode Duplex Fiber Optic Cable, SC–SC (EFN310)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    Technical Specifications for ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender II, Multimode:

    Cable Required 50-/125-µm or (to lesser distances) 62.5-/125-µm multimode duplex fiber optic
    Compliance FCC Part 15, Subpart B Class A, IC Class/classe A
    Distance (Maximum) Between extender’s Local and Remote Units:
    Over 62.5-µm cable: 220 m (721.7 ft.); Over 50-µm cable: 400 m (1312.3 ft.)
    Enclosure Aluminum
    Humidity Tolerance Up to 70% noncondensing
    Optical Budget With 62.5-µm cable: 6.7 dB maximum; with 50-µm cable: 7.5 dB maximum
    Optical Type and Wavelength 850-nm multimode
    Receiver Sensitivity With 62.5-µm cable: -12.5 dBm; With 50-µm cable: -13.5 dBm
    Resolution and Refresh Rate Supports resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 and refresh rates up to 75 Hz; maximum pixel clock (bandwidth) is 108 MHz
    Temperature Tolerance Operating: 50 to 104° F (10 to 40° C);
    Storage: 32 to 158° F (0 to 70° C)
    Transmitter Launch Power Into either 50-µm or 62.5-µm cable: From -4.5 to -9 dBm
    User Controls None
    CE Approval Yes
    Interface Extension: Duplex multimode fiber optic; ACS251A: Duplex single-mode fiber optic;
    Keyboard and mouse: IBM® PS/2 compatible;
    Sound: 3.5-mm mono audio;
    Video: VGA compatible (DOS mode, VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA); plug-and-play for monitors and DDC not supported
    Connectors Local Unit: (4) 6-pin mini DIN F; (2) HD15 F; (1) 3.5-mm stereo audio jack; (1) pair of SC; (1) 2.1-mm barrel jack; (1) 8-pin mini DIN for service;
    Remote Unit: (2) 6-pin mini DIN; (1) HD15 F; (1) 3.5-mm stereo audio jack; (1) pair of SC; (1) 2.1-mm barrel jack; (1) 8-pin mini DIN for service
    Indicators Each Unit: (1) Power LED
    Power Input: 100–264 VAC, 50–60 Hz, autosensing, at up to 200 mA at 115 VAC or 100 mA at 230 VAC;
    Output: 12 VDC at up to 2.5 amps (Local Unit draws only 1 amp maximum; Remote Unit only 1.1 amps);
    Consumption: Local Unit: 14 watts maximum; Remote Unit: 12 watts maximum
    Size Each unit: 2.6"H x 7.3"W x 7.1"D (6.6 x 18.5 x 18 cm)
    Weight Local Unit: 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg);
    Remote Unit: 2.2 lb. (1 kg)

    These products work with:
    • Premium Ceramic, Multimode, 62.5-Micron Fiber Optic Patch Cable, SC–SC (EFN110)
    • Multimode, 50-Micron Duplex Fiber Optic Patch Cable (EFN6020, etc.)
    • Single-Mode Duplex Fiber Optic Cable, SC–SC (EFN310)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Resources for ServSwitch Fiber KVM Extender II, Multimode:

    Manuals

    • ServSwitch Brand Fiber KVM Extender Manual
      Manual for the ACS250A-R2 and ACS251A-R2

    Product Data Sheets

    Black Box Explains


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    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 8.968 lbs.
    HxWxD: 6.5 x 13.25 x 21 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.


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