A streamlined workspace with improved desktop ergonomics is essential to improve operator response times. That's why operators in public safety, broadcasting, defense, and transportation as well as stockbrokers 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.Contact UsDownload Brochure
Remove all but one keyboard and mouse.
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User-friendly interface allows fast and easy control of multiple CPUs from a single user console in mission-critical applications.
Streamlined user console saves desk space & equipment costs, reduces errors and mental load of the operators.
Increased operator comfort in ergonomics and no interruption in workflow provides improved response times.
Intuitive hardware solution with no learning curve, no software install, and no dependency on network performance.
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||Windows® 7/8/10 (yes w/ABS drivers)|
Mac® and Linux® are single-screen only
|Windows® 7/8/10 (yes w/ABS drivers)|
Mac® and Linux® are single-screen only
|Active Monitor Indication||via optional LED-Hub and LEDs||No|
|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-R2||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.
|Copy and Paste||Yes, Firmware 2.10 (and later) using App||No|
The Freedom II KM Switch with Glide & Switch enables a single user to easily access information and control operations across the computer systems.
Essential accessories allow you to rack your Freedom II Switches with ease or choose a monitor identification kit.
A steel processing company needed to streamline control room operations with multiple computer systems. They adopted the Freedom KM Switch solution, allowing operators to control all systems with a single keyboard and mouse, resulting in improved efficiency, situational awareness, and response times.Read Case Study
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Read how this call center put information front-and-center by connecting sets of four monitors to the Freedom II KM Switch. Operators can now manage a large amount of incoming information and react instantly with a single keyboard and mouse.Read Case Study
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