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ServSwitch Affinity KVM Switch, 16-User Architecture

Access to up to 1000 CPUs for you and up to 15 of your staff members.


Please call 877-877-2269 for a replacement product or part.
Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • New cable supports USB keyboards and mice.
  • Up to 4 users can access up to 16 CPUs with just a single chassis!


  • Up to 16 users can access up to 1000 CPUs in a system simultaneously.
  • Programmable security keeps your servers safe from unauthorized users.
  • Dedicated expansion port enables you to connect up to 1000 CPUs!
  • Equip it with RJ-45 coax, DB15, or HD15 expansion cards and cables.
  • Modular design—start with an empty chassis and build your own configuration with plug-in cards! Also provides simplified setup in larger configurations.
  • Models available with redundant power supplies.
  • Supports PC, Sun, and PC UNIX CPUs.
  • Features serial emulation.

  • With the ServSwitch Affinity™, you can access up to 1000 computers from up to 16 keyboards, monitors, and mice. Plus, the ServSwitch Affinity reduces clutter, frees up space—and it lowers your equipment and power costs!

    Go with a blueprint or design your own.
    Your ServSwitch Affinity options are limited only by your application needs! Choose our preconfigured models for either 2 users and 8 CPUs (KV132A-R2) or for 4 users and 16 CPUs (KV134A-R2). Or start with an empty expansion chassis (KV130A, KV130DA, KV138A, KV138DA, KV139A, or KV139DA) and add plug-in cards to create an Affinity configuration that suits your application perfectly! Each chassis supports up to 4 users and 16 CPUs. Use the expansion cables to cascade multiple chassis and attach up to 4, 8, or 16 users and 1000 CPUs!

    It’s easy to use.
    The multiplatform ServSwitch Affinity is easy to operate. Connect your PC, Sun®, or PC UNIX® CPUs and keyboards, monitors, and mice using the cables below. You can even connect your USB keyboards and mice. Then access the on-screen menu, configure and save your settings, and you’re ready to go!

    The Affinity features a configuration password as well as user login passwords.
    Access your CPUs in one of four ways:
    • In view mode, a control station’s monitor reflects a selected CPU’s activity, but the keyboard and mouse are disabled and no changes can be made.
    • In share mode, the control stations gain access to CPUs on a first-come, first-served basis. A control station releases control of a CPU for use by the other station(s) after a time-out period.
    • In control mode, one control station can take exclusive control of a CPU. Other stations can access the CPU but cannot control it in any way.
    • In private mode, one control station has exclusive access and control over a CPU.
    Amazing on-screen technology:

    Tech Specs

    CE Approval Yes
    Connectors All chassis: (1) IEC 320 power; KV1307C: (10) RJ-45 F; KV140 series cables: (1) DB15 F, (1) DB15 M; KV180 series cables: (1) HD15 M, (1) HD15 F; KV130 series cable: (2) RJ-45 M;
    Construction Steel chassis
    CPUs Supported IBM® PC and compatibles, PS/2®, Sun®, and most PC UNIX® (RS/6000™, HP9000™, SGI, DEC™ Alpha, and others); daisychainable to connect up to 1000 CPUs
    Distance (Maximum) Chassis to CPU and chassis to keyboard/monitor/mouse: 100 ft. (30.4 m)
    Indicators Backlit power switch
    Mice Supported User: PS/2 or Sun; CPU: Serial or PS/2, Sun Microsystems® and compatibles
    Power 90–264 VAC, 47–63 Hz, 40 watts, autoswitching
    Resolution (Maximum) 1280 x 1024
    These products work with:
    • ServSwitch Affinity Cards (KV1300C)
    • ServSwitch Affinity Terminator Card (KV1304C)
    • ServSwitch Affinity Expansion Cards (KV1305C)
    • USB to PS/2 Flash User Cables (EHNUSB)
    • ServSwitch Affinity Expansion Cables, RJ-45 (KV130002, etc.)
    • ServSwitch Remote Single-User (ACR9005A)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    * 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: $296.00

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available

    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $591.99


    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 ServSwitch Affinity KVM Switch, 16-User Architecture 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.