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The fully featured desktop KVM switch allowing multiple PCs/servers to be controlled and monitored from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. 

Keyboards and mice can be conveniently located up to 20 meters (64 feet) away and with SmartView's Optimum Video Quality (OVQ) circuit, very high video resolution and quality is maintained, even over extended cable distances.

SV2 is ideal for use in an environment where two PCs need to controlled. Perhaps a notebook and desktop or a network file server and communication server combination. SV4 for small to medium sized installations allows the control and monitor of up to four CPUs. A remote control interface is fitted as standard allowing channel switching up to 50 meters (160 feet) away. 

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Product Features

Professional all metal desktop KVM switch manufactured in UK 

Video quality

Exceptionally high video quality with screen resolution up to 1900 x 1440 


Mixed PS/2, wheel mice and AT/ RS232 keyboards and mice supported 

Channel switching

Available from front panel, mouse or user selectable hot-key combinations or optional RC1 remote control unit (SV4 only see accessory page for more information) 


Password protection prevents unauthorized operation 


All major software including DOS, Windows 3.x/95/98/NT/2000, Linux, Unix and Netware 

Front panel key

Used for selecting channels manually. 

Front panel display

7 Segment display shows the currently selected port and keyboard and mouse activity. 

Channel selection

Convenient switching using selectable keyboard hot-key, 3 button mouse or front panel key. SV4 also supports RC1 remote control accessory and RS232 switching. 

High video quality

The OVQ Circuit ensures that Optimum Video Quality is maintained, even over extended distances. Screen resolution of up to 1900 x 1440 supported. 

Hot connection of devices

Can be connected to many running PCs without reboot by using the keyboard and mouse reset feature. 

On the fly configuration

User options can be selected without powering off the system. 

Security lockout feature

In addition to the security already provided by your computer. SmartView supports a lockout feature with user selectable password protection. 

Variable hot-key

Commands can be selected for quick channel selection. 


Where the size of your installation is beyond the scope of a single SmartView, additional units can be cascaded. This will allow you to use multiple units to provide a video-switching network. 

Extended cable distance

CPUs can be located up to 20 meters away from SmartView. 


The SmartView can be set to automatically scan all ports or all active ports at a user definable rate. 

Automatic mouse conversion

PS/2, IntelliMouse and RS232 type mice are all supported between switch and CPUs. Controlling mouse/trackball can have a wheel but must be PS/2 type (check with your supplier to confirm compatibility). 

IBM ThinkPad compatible

Tested with ThinkPad (mouse and keyboard) splitter cable and docking station. 

Expansion and remote connectivity (SV4 only)

Optional RC1 Remote Control module easily attaches to your keyboard or monitor and allows you to change channels. RC1 features a display and keypad and allows SmartView to be controlled without a connected keyboard or mouse for video only switching applications. 

Physical (both models)

All metal case 180x120x28mm


5VDC, 500mA
Specify UK, Euro, US or universal versions when ordering. 


89/336/EEC CE marked




SV2 Model: 1 Shared keyboard, monitor and mouse to 2 CPUs.

SV4 Model: 1 Shared keyboard, monitor and mouse port to 4 CPUs.


SV2 Model:
2 x 15 way HDD Female for CPU video. 
2 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU keyboard.
2 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU mouse.

SV4 Model:
4 x 15 way HDD Female for CPU video.
4 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU keyboard.
4 x 6 way mini DIN Female for CPU mouse.
1 x 15 way standard D Female for expansion and remote connectivity accessories.

Both Models

1 x 6 way mini DIN Female for shared keyboard.
1 x 6 way mini DIN Female for shared mouse.
1 x 15 way HD D Female for shared monitor.
1 x 5V dc 500mA power inlet for external PSU.

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