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  LongView Companion KVM Extender
The LongView Companion allows for a second workstation to be located up to 500 feet from the server for convenient system maintenance. For access to multiple computers, use your LongView in conjunction with a Cybex KVM switch.

Control and operate all of your data center's servers either locally or remotely from the computer lab down the hall.

·        A single Category 5 UTP cable connects your keyboard, monitor and mouse to your PC or Cybex KVM switch.

·        The LongView supports a wide variety of PS/2 style mice, including Microsoft IntelliMouse, Logitech Mouseman + /Marble + /Marble FX, IBM ScrollPoint and Kensington Expert Mouse

The LongView consists of a transmitter and a receiver, each a compact 8.1 x 4.8 x 1.9 inches. The system is powered by a single wall-mount power supply, provided with the unit.

LongView Wireless KVM Extender

Avocent’s LongView Wireless is the world’s first wireless keyboard, video and mouse (KVM) extender that can be used to wirelessly connect monitors (VGA, SVGA, XGA), keyboards, mice and audio devices to any desired computer, up to 100 feet away. LongView Wireless, based on 802.11a and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), connects directly to target devices and serves as the radio interface link so that the computer can transmit secure audio and high-resolution video data through walls - all without VGA cables
  • Wireless KVM connectivity extends monitors, keyboards, mice and audio devices to a computer, without cables.
  • Plug-and-play installation requires no new operating system, drivers or application software.
  • Secure connections provided through Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).
  • Convenient OSD features a graphical OSD for making adjustments and tuning the video settings.
  • Proprietary design is based on the 802.11a standard.
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AutoView Wireless KVM Solution
The Avocent® AutoView® Wireless solution provides wireless connectivity between computers and monitors, keyboards, mice and audio devices. The wireless Transmitter(s) and Receiver(s) are the building blocks for a user definable 2 x 16 KVM switching and/or 1 to 8 video broadcasting solution. The firmware features a user-friendly OSD for managing the connectivity, making adjustments and tuning the video settings. The industry standard design makes the AutoView Wireless compatible with virtually any PC, display technology and operating system, requiring no new drivers, software or OS upgrades.
  • Wireless KVM Connectivity. Enables wireless connectivity between 2 workstations and up to 16 computers, and/or wireless video broadcasting from one VGA source to 8 displays.
  • 802.11a Standards-Based Design. The design uses the 802.11a standard and proprietary link layer protocol that allows greater throughput performance while achieving greater security.
  • Secure Connectivity. Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) provide secure connections.
  • Plug-and-play Installation. Requires no new operating system, drivers or application software.
  • Convenient OSD. Features a graphical OSD for making adjustments and tuning the video settings.
  • Transmitter. Connects directly to the computer and serves as the radio interface device enabling the computer to transmit audio and video data.
  • Receiver. Connects directly to the user interface devices (keyboard, video monitor, mouse and audio speakers or headphones), serving as the radio interface device for these components.
  • Configurable. The number of transmitters and receivers can be easily scaled for specific configurations.

AutoView 1 x 8 & 1 x 16

The AUTOVIEW Commander series features support for as many as 16 computers. This model of the AUTOVIEW Commander series allows you to control and operate 8 of your server room computers with just one keyboard, monitor and mouse!

AUTOVIEW's user-friendly onscreen display features 14-character naming capabilities and two-level security. Choose the switching method you prefer: keyboard, front panel or on-screen display. Advanced hot pluggability makes it easier for you to add, remove and swap channels without powering down your servers.

  • Only 1.75 inches high - ideal for rack mounting
  • On-screen display lets you name and select servers, features 14-character naming capabilities
  • Two-level security
  • Hot Pluggable. Add/remove servers without powering down
  • Exclusive Keep Alive feature allows you to save valuable time and data in the event of an emergency
  • Certified, tested and approved by both Microsoft and Novell

AutoView 200

This model in the AUTOVIEW 200 series features true 2x8 matrix switching, giving you the benefit of two simultaneous users who can connect to eight systems. Our built-in remote access capability lets you add a second user to the system, up to 500 feet away!
You and and a technician can troubleshoot and maintain servers from the server room or from their office at any time.
  • The AUTOVIEW 200 supports IBM PC/AT and PS/ systems and 100% compatible machines with support for VGA, SVGA, XGA and XGA-II video.
  • PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse peripherals are supported through the rear of the unit.
  • AUTOVIEW 200 is compatible with any PC operating system, including Windows 3.x, Windows 95/98, DOS or Window NT/2000. The system supports Plug and Play video and is compliant with the VESA DDC28 standard.
  • For added compatibility, the mouse translation feature enables you to use a PS/2 mouse with any attached PC, regardless of whether the computer is serial or PS/2 mouse compatible.

 AutoView 400

With embedded LONGVIEW™ extension technology, this 24-port switch in the AUTOVIEW® 400 family provides connectivity to 24 systems: PC, Sun or USB platforms.
Easily add a second user up to 500 feet away since this switch features an embedded LONGVIEW™  transmitter.
Two users can share share access in one system!
When combined with our DS1800™  KVM OVER IP™  switch solution, this switch provides an even more affordable price per server.
  • The AUTOVIEW® 400 line supports IBM PC/AT and PS/ systems and 100% compatible machines with support for VGA, SVGA, XGA and XGA-II video. More importantly, the AUTOVIEW® 400 line are the only switches today that also supports USB computers and Sun workstations, all in a slim 1U high chassis.
  • AUTOVIEW® 400 line is compatible with any PC operating system, including Windows 3.x, Windows 95/98, DOS or Window NT/2000. The system supports Plug and Play video and is compliant with the VESA DDC2B standard.
  • PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse and Sun peripherals are all supported through the rear of the units.
  • Measuring 1.7"(H) x 17.2"(W) x 6.5" (D), the AUTOVIEW® 400 line is easily rack mountable


CPS800 and CPS1600 provide system administrators with a centralized way to manage serial-based devices through local or remote IP connections. In conjunction with DS1800 and other AVOCENT solutions, the new CPS product line offers a full range of KVM and console connectivity to servers and serial devices in the data center.
Now remotely manage your power sources using CPS!
  • VCONSOLE extends the CPS solution by providing a Java-based management utility that lets you easily view all of your serial devices in one list!
  • VCONSOLE is a cross-platform utlility that consolidates device discovery into a single cross-platform application - providing an advanced solution for data center management
  • CPS devices provide connecitivity to devices such as: servers, routers, Power management devices, Telco and network switches, firewalls and DSLAMs
Customers agree: CPS makes it easier to upgrade and reconfigure their data center:

"The Avocent CPS allows our administrators to manage servers, Cisco routers and switches, APC MasterSwitches and other console-enabled devices from local workstations or remote monitoring stations. VConsole was incredibly easy to install and provides us wtih a single application for combined Telnet and web-based management."

Michael Lambert, CEO,


SwitchView Series

Though small in stature, SWITCHVIEW is packed with advanced features. PC selection can be made through the keyboard or using the front panel push-button. Automated scan mode allows each PC's video to be viewed in sequence.

SWITCHVIEW's hot plug capability allows PCs to be added or removed without powering down the switch or other attached servers. SWITCHVIEW supports PS/2 and IntelliMouse type mice including Microsoft Explorer, IntelliEye, Mouseman+, Marble+ and Marble FX.

  • SWITCHVIEW's small footprint combined with quick,easy installation makes this switch the ideal solution for single user, multi-PC applications.
  • Laptop friendly design enables you to control desktop and laptop PCs alike with one set of peripherals.
  • New color coded connectors and cables make this the easiest switch to install!

This feature-rich product line offers on-screen display with the OSD rack-mountable model, desktop and monitor stand flexibility with the DT model, maximum security switching with the SC model and true multi-platform support with the latest desktop MP model.

Model Users Ports Platforms Description




2 & 4




Color coded connectors and cables
Easy installation








Doubles as a monitor stand
Zero footprint on the desktop






PC, USB, Sun


True multi-platform support
No clumsy adapters or converters








Convenient pop-up menus
Easily assign and locate server addresses








Maximum security switching for up to 4 attached servers
Protects secure data transfer


Switchview IP
Add remote IP access to your current KVM switch!
Avocent's SwitchView IP adds economical remote access capability to existing KVM switches. With secure, browser-based access, you can have BIOS-level, console access to multiple servers anywhere, anytime.
Features and Benefits
  • BIOS level access to servers via a standard IP connection
  • Adds IP remote access to existing KVM switches
  • Browser-based access to your server from any location
  • 128bit SSL encryption ensures secure remote connection
  • Flash upgradeable for quick updates
1.0 in. (2.54 cm)
4.5 in. (11.3 cm)
7.75 in. (19.68 cm)
2 lbs. (0.91 kg) without cables
Operating Temp
32 to 149 degrees F (0 to 65 degrees C)
Storage Temp
Humidity: 80%, non-condensing
Operating Voltage
12 v DC
Power Frequency
3 W
10.5 W maximum (120 v, 60 Hz)
Supported Hardware
VGA compatible, Local Port Maximum: 1280 x 1024 @60Hz
Standard PS/2 keyboard connection, Standard PS/2 mouse connection
Approved Agency
FCC part 15B, EN55022 Class A, EN55024, EN6100-3-3


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