Tripp Lite B020-008-17
Console KVM Switch - 8-Port NetDirector 1U Rackmount Console KVM Switch w/17" LCD

OUR PART #  B020-008-17

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Tripp Lite's 8-port Console KVM Switch with 17" LCD is the optimal solution for controlling multiple computers from one keyboard, mouse and monitor. This single unit combines an 8 port KVM switch, keyboard, 17" LCD monitor and touchpad; all in a mere 1U of rack space. Stores neatly in the rack, pulls out when needed. Control up to 504 computers from this single console by daisy-chaining additional B022-016 or B022-U16 16 port KVM switches. Easily switch ports using the On-Console push buttons, On Screen Display (OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Control PS/2 or USB computers/servers using P774-Series (PS/2) and P776-Series (USB) KVM Cable kits. Includes an extra HD15 and (2) PS/2 ports on the rear of the unit, which allows for connection of a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit or an external console. Compatible with all major operatings systems except Mac and Sun. Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing.


  • Control an entire network in just 1U of rack space
  • Combines an 8 port KVM switch, 17" LCD screen, keyboard and touchpad in a 1U rackmountable drawer
  • Control up to 504 computers by daisychaining additional B022-016 or B022-U16 KVM switches
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
  • Switch between ports via pushbuttons, OSD or keyboard hot key commands
  • Includes autoscan feature
  • Multi-level password security (administrator/user) to ensure only those with authorization can access connected computers/servers
  • Includes additional VGA monitor and PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports, allowing for the connection of an external console, or a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit
  • Hot pluggable; add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Auto-sensing of station position on daisy chained installations; no need for manual DIP switch setting, front panel LED indicates station position
  • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • Power Consumption: 120V 60Hz 22.8W; 230V 50Hz 24W
  • Compatible with all major operating systems except Mac and Sun
  • Constructed of heavy-duty steel housing

System Requirements:

  • PS/2 or USB computer
  • (1) P774-Series (PS/2) or P776-Series (USB) KVM Cable kit is required for each connected computer/server
  • Compatible with all major operating systems except Mac and Sun

Package Includes:

  • 8 Port Console KVM Switch w/17" LCD
  • 6 ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kit
  • 6 ft. USB KVM Cable Kit
  • C13 to 5-15P power cord
  • RJ11 to DB9 Firmware upgrade cable
  • Owners Manual CD


  • # Of Users  1
  • Console  Yes
  • Port Control  Push Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
  • Max CPU  504
  • Shipping Weight  47.4 lbs.
  • Unit Dimensions (HWD/in.)  1.75" x 16.75" x 24"
  • Cat5 KVM Switch  No
  • IP Remote Access  YES WITH B051-000
  • Unit Dimensions (HWD/cm)  4.45 x 42.55 x 60.96
  • Color  Black
  • Style  1U Rackmount Console
  • LCD Monitor (in.)  17
  • LCD Monitor (cm)  43.18


  • Relative Humidity  0% TO 80% RH
  • Operating Temperature  32 DEGREES TO 120 DEGREES F
  • BTUs  76.1 BTUs at 120V, 50Hz or 83.98 BTUs at 230V, 50Hz


  • Ports  8
  • Computer/Server Ports  
  • (x8) HD15 (Female)
  • Other Ports  
  • DB25 (Male)
  • Local Console Ports - Port 1  
  • HD15 (Female)
  • Local Console Ports - Port 2  (x2) MiniDIN6 (Female)

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