Multi-Monitor KM Switches for Trading Desk Workstations
Improved Situational Awareness with Multiple Computer Control
A streamlined workspace with improved desktop ergonomics is essential to improve operator response times. That's why stockbrokers and operators in public safety, broadcasting, defense and transportation rely on Multi-Monitor KM Switches. Hardware-based, they offer reliable operation that provides the ability for a dispatch operator to switch between up to eight machines simply by moving the mouse across the desk monitors. Black Box offers with Freedom II™ and TC Series™ two multi-monitor KM switches with Glide-and-Switch Technology for trading workstation and control rooms.
Multiple Computer Control
Interact with multiple computers using a single keyboard and mouse, while keeping simultaneous access to all video and audio sources.
Switch between target computers by simply moving the mouse pointer from monitor to monitor.
Combine audio, share independently switched USB 2.0 peripherals or copy and paste files between the systems.
Dual power supplies provide uninterrupted workflows for mission-critical situations where automatic failover is required.
Efficient Extended Desktop
User-friendly interface allows fast and easy control of multiple CPUs from a single user console in mission-critical applications.
Improved Desktop Ergonomics
Streamlined user console saves desk space & equipment costs, reduces errors and mental load of the operators.
Faster operator response times
Increased operator comfort in ergonomics, and no interruption in workflow provides improved response times.
No Software or Network Dependency
Intuitive hardware solution with no learning curve, no software install and no dependency on network performance.
Product Comparison Freedom II versus TC Series
Black Box offers with Freedom II and TC Series two Multi-Monitor KM switch solutions for trading workstations and control rooms.
| ||Freedom II Keyboard Mouse Switches||TC Series Keyboard Mouse Switches|
|Computer Ports||4- or 8-port versions available|
|USB HID||2 USB HID ports||2 or 4 USB HID ports|
|USB 2.0||2 USB 2.0 ports||option with 2 USB 2.0 ports|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jacks|
|Multi-Head CPUs||support on Windows 7/8/10||only single-head support|
|Active Monitor Indication||via optional LED-Hub and LEDs||via optional direct-connect LEDs|
|Power||optional redundant power supply||single power supply|
|Mounting options||desktop, optional 19" mounting kit||desktop, optional DIN-rail and 19" mounting kits|
|Applications||Standalone solution or integration with Enterprise KVM Switching & Extensions systems|
|Order code||KV0004A-R2 / KV0008A||ACX1004A-HID2 / ACX1004A-HID4 / |
ACX1004A-U23 / ACX1008A-HID2
|Compatible KVM Systems||Agility IP KVM / Emerald Unified KVM|
Freedom II can interface with up to eight Emerald® or Agility receivers to allow target switching over one keyboard and mouse.
Fully compatible with DKM FX, DKM FXC and many Black Box DVI KVM-Extenders.
Multi-Monitor Switch Application Diagram
Financial Trading Rooms