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DKM FX Compact Switch - CATx, 48-Port, Redundant Power

Enables matrix switching and management for DKM Extenders.

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Call 877-877-2269 for pricing and to place order.
Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • Enables matrix switching support for 48 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.


  • 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
  • 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

    Altitude 8,000 feet (2438 km)
    Approvals CE, FCC
    Connectors (48) RJ-45; (2) IEC320 C14 power input; (1) RJ-45 for Network Connections; (1) RJ-45 for RS232;
    DDC Support Emulated or Transparent, stored in transmitter and receiver units
    Dimensions Unit: 1.73"H x 17.48"W x 16.88"D (4.4 x 44.4 x 42.9 cm)
    Distance 400 feet (140m) using solid conductor CATx cable; 200 feet (70m) using stranded conductor CATx cable
    Endpoints 48 maximum
    Environmental Operating Humidity: 80% non-condensing, maximum;
    Heat Dissipation 818.4 BTU/H
    Hotkey Support Right Shift, Right Shift (default)
    Interconnect Support CATx via RJ-45
    Interface Computer: Dependent on transmitter and receiver units; User: Compatible receiver card
    Leads Supported Video, Peripherial and Audio
    LED Indicators (2) Fan Out; (2) Fan In; (2) Power; (2) Power Status; (2) on RJ-45 network connection; (1) LED for every interconnect RJ-45
    MTBF Matrix Chip (87.5 Million hours); Power Supply (295,700 hours)
    Operating System Supported All Windows, MAC, Sun, Linux/Unix
    Operating Temperature 41 to 113°F (5 to 45°C);
    OSD Support Yes
    PC Selection OSD, Java Tool or Serial Interface
    Power 90-240V~, 50-60Hz, 2A (Fuse: 2 Amps, T2A.L250V) Meanwell HRP-100-12 (x2); Consumption: 240 Watts;
    Storage Temperature –13 to 140°F (–25 to 60°C);
    Weight Unit: 11.16 lbs. (5.08 kg); Shipping: 13.2 lb (6 kg)
    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.

    * 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.



    Double Diamond Warranty

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available

    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $1,591.14

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available

    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $3,182.28


    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

    The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    The KVM Compact Matrix Switch, 48 Port, CATX, w/Reduntant PWR-Supply comes with a standard 2 Year Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard) already included.

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!*

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product** for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations ** Certain products may not be eligible.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day 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.