homeproducts > KVM Switches / Extenders > Rack KVM

8-Port Combo Free KVM Switch over IP

Model: KCF-182S-IP support question

OCT offers an ideal enterprise 8-ports KVM switches over IP for company ser ver room or testing facilities. OCT 8-ports Combo Free KVM over IP feature the patented design of the availability of USB & PS/2 interface connection, user friendly OSD utility, Daisy chain function, and the flexibility of Firmware-Upgradable function.
OCT 8-ports Combo Free KVM over IP is the reliable and convenient solution for enterprise with USB connection demand.

Patent No. TW M 284961, DE 20 2006 002 295.3, ZL 2005
2 0132700.2


1. Manage servers around the world
2. Remote KVM access over IP or analog telephone line ( modem needed )
3. Full control under complying with OS, BIOS level, during boot, or at Blue Screens
4. Remote mass storage control and redirection
5. Remote control over Java-Enabled Browsers
6. No additional software needed on client console side
7. Secure access through certificate authentication and data encryption
8. 256-bit SSL encryption of all transmitted data
9. Auto-optimize the frame rate and video quality according to the bandwidth availability
10. Automatically senses video resolution for best possible screen capture
11. High-performance mouse tracking and synchronization
12. Firmware updated via web interface

1. Console your Keyboard/Mouse via PS/2 and/or USB at will.
2. Connect computers via PS/2 and/or USB at will.
3. Supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS9/OSX, Sun Microsystems.
4. On-Screen-Display (OSD) & Cascade Chain functions.
     1. OSD is intuitive menus driven for quick and efficient navigation.
     2. Supports Daisy chain with 3 level cascades: up to 3 levels;
         control up to 64/256/4096 PCs, from a single console;
         cascaded units don't need special configuration.
5. Emulates PS/2 or USB keyboard on each PC to allow your computers
    to boot normally without a keyboard error.
6. Supports hot-pluggable. All devices connected to the KVM can be added or removed
    at any time, without shutting the unit down.
7. Supports 3 types of switching:
    - Hardware Push Button,
    - Hot-Keys on PS/2 and/or USB of keyboard,
    - Menu driven OSD (On Screen Display).
8. Supports Auto-Scan function to switch video inputs automatically among computers 
    in preset intervals sequentially by OSD menu driven.
9. Supports LED display for PC and/or server status monitoring.
10. Supports VGA resolutions up to 2048 x 1536@60Hz
11. Supports Beeper during Switching enabled.
12. Fully compliant with the USB 1.1/ 2.0 specification.
13. Rack Mountable in 19” system tack (1U).
14. KVM firmware is upgradeable via on-board mini-USB
      download connector and external mini-programmer.

KVM Transmission
1. Transmission of video signals with up to resolution 1600x1200 @ 60 Hz
2. 16, 8, 4, 2, 1 Bit video encoding, manual and automatic adjustment
3. Supports of all standard VGA and VESA modes (graphics and text)
4. Supports of standard MAC and Sun Micro modes
5. Emulation of mouse and keyboard over USB and/or PS/2
6. Compliant to actual KVM switches
7. Video resolution at the local port: 2048x1536 @ 60 Hz
8. Works with all state of the art web browsers (MSIE, Mozilla)
9. Remote virtual media emulation via USB (CD-ROM)

Network access

1. Access via 10/100 Mbps LAN
2. LED for lin+A1k activity and 10/100 Mbps indication
3. Communications over TCP/IP port 80 and port 443 (reconfiguration possible)
4. IP-configuration via DHCP/BOOTP or static
5. HTTP und HTTPS (secure) Web Server
6. Access via telnet protocol
7. Supports of standard Hayes compatible modems
8. Speed of modem up to 115200 bps
9. Automatic adjustment of video compression ratio to available bandwidth


1. SSL encryption of all data with up to 256 bit
2. Support of SSL certificate management
3. Persistent logging of all important events
4. Up to 63 user profiles definable, three user levels(super user, administrator, normal user)

Further Functions

1. Remote Power wake up on the target computer
2. Firmware update via Web interface
3. Intuitive GUI based on HTML templates

Number Of Computers Controlled 8
Selection Method Push Button and Hot-Key (PS/2 and/or USB Keyboard)
or On-Screen-Display (OSD) & Cascade Chain
LEDs Red for PC Selection
Green for PC On-Line ready
PC Connectors Video 8 x HDB-15 male
(KB/MS) ( PS/2 & USB signal combined )
Console Ports Keyboard 1 x 6 pin mini-DIN female
Mouse 1 x 6 pin mini-DIN female
Video 1 x HDB-15 female
Keyboard 1 x USB – A type female
Mouse 1 x USB – A type female
Firmware upgrade connector Mini USB female
Serial port   1 x RS232 male
Ethernet port   1 x RJ45
Virtual media port   1 x Mini USB female
Auto-Scan Interval Adjustable time setting by OSD menu driven
DDC, DDC2 monitor Yes (Max. Resolution: 2048 x1536)
Hot Swappable Yes
Operating systems supported Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7/2003 Server, Linux
  Mac OS9/OSX and Sun Micro
Power By external power adaptor DC 5V 2A
Dimensions (L X W X H) 44 x 15.7 x 4.5 cm  (17.3 x 6.1 x 1.5 inch )
Unit Weight 1810g
Housing material Metal
Operating Temperature 32~ 122°F  (0~ 50°C )
Storage temperature 4~ 140°F  (-20~ 60°C )
Humidity 0%~80%RH