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DKM FX Compact Switch - CATx, 16-Port, Redundant Power

Enables matrix switching and management for DKM Extenders.

Price: Call for Pricing

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • Enables matrix switching support for 16 DKM FX CATx endpoints.
  • Supports central management of all attached endpoints, including firmware upgrading, user access control, configuration, etc.
  • Other options available for applications that require fiber matrices or higher port count.
  • Details

  • The DKM Matrix switch enables switching between computers and remote consoles.
  • The DKM Compact switch is available in CATx and Fiber and in port sizes of 8, 16, 32, 48, 64 and 80.
  • The DKM 64 and 80 port switches offer hybrid interfaces that support both CATx and Fiber.
  • CATx endpoints can be extended up to 400 feet (122 m) and Fiber endpoints can be extended up to 6.2 miles (10 km).
  • Each port on the DKM is agnostic and can support a transmitter or receiver.
  • The DKM features instantaneous switching between sources using the same video resolution.
  • Users can interact with this KVM switch via hotkeys, OSD, eternal Java Utility, or an API interface.
  • The DKM can easily be cascaded to support future expansion in the event that every port is in use.
  • The DKM solution features transmitter and receiver endpoint options that can support DisplayPort, DVI-D, DVI-I, HDMI, VGA, USB HID, USB 2.0, Analog Audio, Digital Audio, RS232, and RS422.
  • Black Box can also help you support legacy interfaces such as Component, Composite, S-Video, RGB Video, even with PS/2 keyboards and mice.
  • The DKM transmitters and receivers support CATx or single-mode or Multi-mode Fiber which interfaces with the DKM FX KVM Switch.

  • Product includes:
  • (1) ServSwitch DKM FX Compact Matrix KVM Switch
  • (1) US power cord
  • (1) RJ45/DB9 adapter
  • (4) Rubber feet
  • (1) 19" Rack mount
  • User Manual
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE:These DKM FX and DKM FXC components are part of a modular system and will need to be configured for your application. Please contact Black Box Tech Support Engineers for a FREE consultation.

    Tech Specs

    Approvals CE, FCC
    Computer Interface Dependent on transmitter and receiver units
    Connectors (16) RJ45 connections, (2) IEC320 C14 power input, (1) RJ45 for Network Connections, (1) RJ45 for RS232
    DDC Support Emulated or transparent, stored in transmitter and receiver units
    Distance 400 ft (122 m) using solid conductor CATx cable;
    200 ft. (70 m) using stranded conductor CATx cable
    Endpoints 16 maximum
    Environmental Operating Temperature: 41°F to 113°F (5°C to 45°C);
    Operating Humidity: 80% maximum, non condensing
    Storage Temperature: -13°F to 140°F (-25°C to 60°C) Altitude: 8,000 feet (2438 km)
    Hotkey Support Right shift, right shift (default)
    Interconnect Support CATx via RJ-45
    LED Indicators (2) Fan Out, (2) Fan In, (2) Power, (2) Power Status, (2) on RJ45 network connection, (1) LED for every interconnect RJ45
    Leads Supported Video, peripheral, and audio
    MTBF Matrix Chip (87.5 Million hours);
    Power Supply (309,700 hours)
    Operating System Yes
    OSD Support All Windows, MAC, Sun, Linux/Unix
    PC Selection OSD, Java Tool or Serial Interface
    Power Source: internal power supply (PS650);
    Input Voltage: 90-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz;2A (Fuse: 2 Amps, T2A-L250V); Meanwell HRP-100-12 (x2)
    Input Current: 2 Amps, maximum (each power input, total 4 Amps if both are used);
    Consumption: 240 Watts;
    Heat Dissipation: 818.4 BTU/Hr. Power Supply Slot Capacity: 2 maximum;
    Power Supplies Included: 2
    Dimensions 1.73" H x 17.48" W x 16.88" D x (4.4 x 44.4 x 42.9 cm)
    Weight Unit: 10.76 lb (4.88 kg);
    Shipping: 12.8 lb (5.8 kg)

    This product works with:
  • DKM FX HD Video and Peripheral Matrix Switch Receiver Modular Interface Cards (AXC1MT, ACX1MR)
  • DKM FX HD Video and Peripheral Switching Compact Transmitters and Receivers (ACX1T, ACX1R)
  • DKM FX Compact Switch System Licenses (ACX-JAX, SYS, CAS, API)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: These DKM FX and DKM FXC components are part of a modular system. You will need to contact Black Box to have them configured for your application. For a FREE consultation on your application, contact our Tech Support Engineers.

    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.


    Enabling next-generation connectivity solutions for broadcast and media professionals.
    Stencil Drawings
    Current Firmware, Version 3.0 (11/24/14)
    Version 4.01 (ACX048, ACX080, ACX160, ACX288, ACXC8, ACXC8F, ACXC16, ACXC16F, ACXC32, ACXC32F, ACXC48, ACXC48F, ACXC80, ACXC80F, ACXC48F16, ACXC48F32)
    Version 4.01 (ACX048, ACX080, ACX160, ACX288, ACXC8, ACXC8F, ACXC16, ACXC16F, ACXC32, ACXC32F, ACXC48, ACXC48F, ACXC80, ACXC80F, ACXC48F16, ACXC48F32)
    Current Software, Version
    Version 2 (ACX048, ACX080, ACX160, ACX288, ACXIO8-C, ACXIO8-SM, ACXIO8-SPF, ACX288-CTL, ACXSFPC, ACXSFPS, ACX080-PS, ACX160-PS, ACX288-PS, ACXC16, ACXC32, & ACXC48)
    Modular Component Reference Guide
    Version (ACX048, ACX080, ACX160, ACX288, ACXC8, ACXC8F, ACXC16, ACXC16F, ACXC32, ACXC32F, ACXC48, ACXC48F, ACXC80, ACXC80F, ACXC48F16, ACXC48F32)


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    The DKM FX Compact Switch - CATx, 16-Port, Redundant Power comes with a standard 2 Year warranty already included.

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