ADDERView CATx 4000

ADDERView CATx 4000 KVM switch grants 4 simultaneous users access to control up to 24 computers over CATx cabling within a secure and small form factor

ADDERView CATx 4000

Overview

ADDERView® CATx 4000 switch is a high density, small form factor KVM product providing 4 simultaneous users local and remote access to control of up to 24 multi-platform servers via CATx cabling. A combination of USB console support with a full KVM feature set ensure high-performance switching of USB, video and audio signals ideal for server room and desktop environments.  Any type of server can be connected to when combining the ADDERView CATx 4000 with the ADDER Computer Access Modules (CAM).  This product is part of the CATx range.

  • Control of up to 24 multi-platform servers: local and remote access via LAN or WAN
  • Secure connectivity: via CATx cabling
  • High performance USB, video and audio
  • Flexible Plug and Play installation: easy set up complemented by multi-platform support and flexible expansion
Product codes
AVX4016; AVX4016IP; AVX4024; AVX4024IP
ADDERView CATx 4000

Product Features

  • User access control: Up to 24 different user profiles can be created and access rights for each user can be defined
  • USB keyboard and mouse control: any USB style keyboard and mouse can be used to control the ADDERView CATx 4000 switch. Full keyboard re-mapping is supported to ensure seamless cross-platform functionality
  • Faultless video quality: resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz resolutions with Display Data Channel (DDC) emulation
  • True multi-platform support: support for any computer platforms with PS/2, USB and Sun keyboard and mouse interfaces. Country code reporting, DDC and continuous keyboard and mouse emulation ensure faultless operation
  • Easy cascade: expand simply by using just CATx cable to link units, cascading connections to support up to 256 computers
  • Optional audio: 44.1kHz digital stereo audio using audio-enabled CAM modules
  • Options port: integration with RS232 controlled power switches to provide a complete hard reboot function
    • Flash upgrade
    • Sync with other CATx 1000 switches for multi-video applications
    • Upload/download CATx 1000 user and host information
    • Remote control
  • Integrated CATx extender: controlled from up to 300m away over CATx cable using an ADDERLink X200 or X100 receiver and the integrated CATx extender
  • Computer Access Modules: Flash upgradeable CAMs are available for PS/2, USB and Sun keyboard and mouse support with optional audio
  • Standard Transmission Distance: KVM communication from switch to target devices can be up to 50m (165ft)
  • Rack mounting: One CATx 4000 switch can be mounted in 1U of rack height
  • Power control functions: supported via dedicated serial port

Specification

Approvals / Compliance
⦁    CE
⦁    FCC

Standards
Hardware compatibility:
Video, mouse, keyboard and optional audio support for PC, Sun, Mac, RS/6000, Alpha and SGI computers using PS/2, USB or Sun Flash upgradable Computer Access Modules (CAMs)

OS compatibility
Operates with all currently known software and operating systems including all Windows versions, DOS, Linux, Unix, BSD, all Sun OS, all Mac OS and NetWare

Video modes
Support for standard PC, Sun and Mac video modes up to a resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz.  DDC emulation supported via connected Computer Access Modules (CAMs)

Cable Guidelines
CAT5e or CAT6 cabling is recommended

Environmental
0 to 40ºC / 32 to 104ºF

Computer Connections at Switch  
RJ45 (8p8c)

Peripheral Connections Receiver (RX) 
Local console 
⦁    Video: HDD15 socket 
⦁    Keyboard/Mouse: USB type A sockets 
⦁    Audio: 3.5mm stereo jack

Computer connections at Computer 
Video: HDD15, Keyboard/Mouse: choice of USB, PS/2 and Sun MiniDin8
Audio (optional): 3.5mm stereo jack
Network port (ADDERView IP models only) RJ45 10/100Mb auto-sensing Ethernet port. Other connectors DB9 female for flash upgrade, syncing boxes and other special functions. DB9 male for RS232 triggered power switches. DB9 Male (ADDERView IP only) for modem connection

Mechanical
ADDERView CATx: 1U high metal case 482mm/19” (w), 215mm/8.5” (d), 45mm/1.8” (h) 

Power
IEC style power lead (100 – 240V AC, 50-60Hz) 
Redundant via 2.5mm DC jack (5V DC, 4A)

ADDERView CATx 4000 is available with the following connectivity options:
CATx connectivity

 

Serial (AVX5000 only), USB, PS/2, VGA & 3.5mm Audio

Serial CAM 
CATX-CONSOLE 
(AVX5000 only)
PS/2 CAMs
CATX-PS2 - PS/2 only 
CATX-PS2-A - PS/2 plus audio
USB CAMs
CATX-USB - USB only
CATX-USB-A USB plus audio
Sun CAM
CATX-SUNA - Sun plus audio
Associated products

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Ordering information

ADDERView CATx 4000 16 port version:  AVX4016-XX  
ADDERView CATx 4000 24 port version:  AVX4024-XX

XX = Mains Lead Country Code:
UK  = United Kingdom
US  = United States
EURO  = Europe
AUS  = Australia

Compatible rackmount kit options available http://www.adder.com/products/categories/rack-mount-kits