Avocent SwitchView Digital KVM Switches

This product is discontinued.


The SwitchView™ IP remote access device is a digital switch that includes an on-board Web interface that gives small to midsize businesses convenient, secure, browser-based access to existing analog KVM switches and servers.

The SwitchView™ switch lets you select DES, 3DES, AES or 128-bit SSL encryption for keyboard, mouse and video. The device’s Java™ video viewer supports Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox and Netscape. Plus, the device is flash upgradeable for fast and easy updates.

With this solution, you also utilize the Dambrackas Video Compression® (DVC) algorithm for high-quality video and gain a local port for convenient connectivity to an existing analog KVM switch or server.



  • Remote Access to KVM Switches or Computers – Provides a remote user with IP connectivity and a local user with a direct connection to a KVM switch or server
  • Flexible Multi-Platform Support – Java video viewer supports Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox and Netscape browsers on Windows and Linux platforms
  • Includes Local Access – Supports native KVM connections to your KVM switch for at-the-rack access
  • Flash Upgradeable – For fast and easy updates
  • Ease of Installation – Uses standard TCP/IP connectivity and no software agents needed to be installed on the target servers
  • Selectable Encryption – User-selectable, remote KVM connections supporting DES, 3DES, AES and 128bit SSL encryption
  • High-Video Resolution – Includes Avocent DVC algorithm for high-quality video and supports resolutions of 1600x1200 for local users and 1280x1024 for remote users

Tech Specs

Height1.06 in. (2.70 cm)
Width8.19 in. (20.80 cm)
Depth5.25 in. (13.34 cm)
Weight1.5 lbs. (0.68 kg) without cables
Operating Temperature32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Storage Temperature-22° to 158°F (-30° to 70°C)
Operating Voltage100 - 240 VAC
Power Frequency50 - 60 Hz auto-sensing
Input Power10 W max
Device Support
ComputersPS/2, USB
VideoVGA, SVGA (XGA, XGA-II with adaptor)
Maximum Local Port: 1600x1200
Maximum Remote Port: 1280x1024 @ 75 Hz
PeripheralsPS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, IntelliMouse
Approved AgencyUL, FCC Class B, cUL, ICES-003 Class B, CE, GS, VCCI Class B, MIC Class A, C-Tick