The DKM FX system enables flexible, instantaneous, and reliable matrix switching and extension of high-quality video, audio, and peripheral signals. Choose from chassis-based, modular KVM matrix switches in multiple sizes, compact CATx and fiber switches, and DKM extenders. The proprietary signal transmission architecture of DKM matrix switches make them particularly well suited for mission-critical installations as their multi-level redundancy offers the highest reliability for 24/7 operation.Contact Us
DKM is designed to perform at the highest standards, engineered for enterprise-level, mission-critical, 24/7 operations, such as in control rooms.
Zero keyboard/mouse latency and instant switching between sources enable multi-user access in real-time for the most demanding applications such as video editing.
Supports I/O card-based high-speed USB, audio, serial, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort™, SDI, 3G-SDI, VGA, and other digital and analog standards.
The modular architecture provides an easy way to add connections and change inputs/outputs as enterprise needs arise. Modular chassis available up to 576 ports (cascadable).
The included control card supports user-friendly management via KVM, network or serial console. Combine with Boxilla® KVM Manager to connect to an IP-based Emerald® KVM system.
Switch to and between CATx and fiber connections. Mix media on inputs and outputs, CATx in and fiber out, or vice versa.
Modular, Flexible KVM Matrix Switching
Choose from modular or compact chassis and extenders, and add I/O cards that match your application requirements.
Dynamic I/O Ports for CATx or Fiber Cabling
Enables mixing and matching of copper and fiber cabling to meet distance and media requirements
HD and 4K at 60 Hz Video Support
Supports routing, switching, and multi-point distribution of various video, audio, and peripheral signal types
Instantaneous Video Switching
Instant, delay-free switching between multiple connected source computers for efficient multiuser access.
Basic matrix switching setup, connecting multiple user stations and source computers through a DKM matrix switch and DKM extenders.
Integrating DKM with Boxilla and Emerald to gain access to an IP-based KVM system and virtual machines.
The perfect high-performance, modular enterprise routing system for complete in-band signal distribution of high-definition video, audio, and peripherals over CATx or single-mode fiber supporting up to 576 I/O ports in a single frame. Designed with performance and flexibility in mind, the DKM FX offers tremendous scalability.
Specifically designed for smaller to mid-sized KVM deployments. Get the same instantaneous, reliable access to real-time digital HD video, plus a whole host of peripherals in a 1U or 2U frame for smaller installations. DKM FXC can be used with all DKM FX extender modules creating a wide range of high performance features and connections.
Relocate computers and access them at longer distances than standard interconnect cables allow. Compact extenders are small and offer a space-saving footprint in standard fixed configurations. Modular extenders enable you to build a system to fit your specific need or application. Modular enclosure frames are available in 2-, 4-, 6-, and 21-slot units. The extenders can be used in standalone, point-to-point applications, or as part of your DKM system.
Specifically designed for smaller to mid-sized KVM deployments up to 160 endpoints, these compact switches come in sizes of 1, 2, and 4 RU. They support modern applications with a mix of HD and 4K video, USB, audio, and serial extension and switching in a very economical way.
Modular DKM Extenders provide the widest range of possible interface combinations, which makes it easy to customize the signal extension for your specific application.View Configurator
Versatile touch-based multisystem room control processor. Allows control room operators to switch between sources or even whole room presets.View More
This 4- or 8-port keyboard/mouse switch allows switching between connected PCs by just moving your mouse from one screen to another.View More
A Dutch Medical Center required electronic distribution of MRI images across its expansive campus to 22 stations for diagnosis and surgical preparation. The challenge was ensuring pixel-perfect image reproduction over long distances, free from electromagnetic interferences. Black Box introduced the DKM FX Compact Matrix Switch system using fiber-optic cables, guaranteeing high-quality, real-time digital video, and peripheral data distribution, impressing the center with its reliability and adaptability for future requirements.Read Case Study
A prominent European Police Department, with 15 stations and over 14,000 staff, faced challenges in efficiently monitoring daily emergency traffic at its main control center. Partnering with Black Box, they developed a solution combining an NEC 55" LED Video wall, a Black Box DKM FX KVM Matrix, and a remote control touch panel, streamlining call prioritization and response times.Read Case Study
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The Dayton Dragons, a successful Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, upgraded their video, audio, and control systems to create an unmatched fan experience. Mandalay Creative Services, in partnership with Black Box, installed a digital KVM matrix solution using DKM products, enabling multiple productions simultaneously with maximum uptime and high video quality. The DKM system's flexibility and reliability provided major league capabilities on a minor league budget, meeting the team's high standards.Read Case Study
A Southern German TV station aimed to upgrade its broadcasting center's servers and KVM systems. Faced with the challenge of real-time control and seamless signal switching, they adopted the Black Box DKM FX platform. This solution effortlessly integrates 150-160 servers and 120-130 user consoles, ensuring uninterrupted workflows, efficient disaster recovery, and real-time collaboration across multiple users.Read Case Study
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an advanced method to detect pathological changes in the organs inside the body. It uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create detailed high-quality images of individual organs, joints, and tissues. MRI scanners provide different view angles and, in certain cases, can present much better location, extent, and cause of disease compared to conventional methods like X-rays or ultrasound.Read Case Study
Black Box provided WWE with a flexible KVM system upgrade that enhanced workflow efficiency within their production control rooms, offering access to multiple computers from one user station, ensuring high-quality video with zero latency, and providing cost savings by sharing resources seamlessly. WWE was highly satisfied with Black Box's support throughout the process.Read Case Study
Chainsaw, a Hollywood post-production company, overcame limitations of their outdated KVM system by implementing Black Box's high-speed fiber-based KVM solution. The new system provided seamless connectivity, scalability, and flexibility for clients, along with support for 4K content. It improved efficiency, reduced noise, enhanced security, and future-proofed Chainsaw's production infrastructure.Read Case Study
When flying an airplane, safety is of the utmost importance and the value of accurate testing cannot be overestimated. In 2012, an aerospace company needed to set up a test bench, which is a platform designed to measure and fine-tune a product's performance and safety in a secure development environment. The test bench would be used to check the safety of aircraft before flying.
A French TV station needed digital signal switching and extension for their mobile broadcast trucks. Black Box provided the DKM FX platform, supporting various devices, resolutions, and signal types with up to 500 meters of KVM-attached device support. The system ensures uninterrupted, high-quality broadcasting while on the move.Read Case Study
The technical support staff at a large German airport operations center wanted to avoid heat and noise in a central control room while efficiently monitoring access control, security camera surveillance, and general airport security. They enlisted Black Box, and we implemented a highly reliable, 24/7 DKM system that is primed for expansion when the need arises. Operators now enjoy a quiet, cool, secure work area that compels them to work productively.Read Case Study