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Raritan CompuSwitch

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The Raritan family of KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) switch products provides reliable, central control of multiple computers, from the simplest to the most complex requirements. CompuSwitch is Raritan's economical, multi-platform, single-user KVM switch and is available with models for 2, 4 and 8 computers, expandable to control up to 64 computers. Its industrial strength, desktop and rack mount chassis makes CompuSwitch an ideal choice for corporate server rooms, computer test labs and rack mount applications. CompuSwitch helps eliminate the cost and clutter of unnecessary equipment, reclaim space and improve operational productivity for a host of applications:

  • Network server management.
  • Multi-workstation operation.
  • Hardware/software development and testing labs.
  • CTI and other OEM rack mount applications.

CompuSwitch is built with Raritan's unique, intelligent, emulation technology, which dedicates an individual processor to each connected computer so that each computer always sees its own keyboard and mouse. This prevents keyboard and mouse lockups, and ensures flawless boot up and operation of any mix of computers running any operating system. 

CompuSwitch is available in 2-port, 4-port and 8-port models. Connect any mix of PCs (PS/2 or AT), Sun and Mac, running any operating system and cascade CompuSwitch units to control up to 64 computers. Raritan's unique keyboard and mouse emulation ensures flawless operation. Installation is as easy as connecting computers with our tangle-proof, ultra-thin, double-shielded KVM cables, available in lengths of 2, 6.5, 13, 20 and 30 feet. Simply plug in your keyboard, monitor and mouse to operate. Selection of computers is done directly by touching the individual port buttons on the front panel of CompuSwitch, or by using hot-key commands from the keyboard. Standard features like AutoScan and AutoSkip make operation simple and convenient.


  • High reliability, low cost, easy to use.
  • 2-port, 4-port and 8-port desktop models.
  • 4-port and 8-port models in 19" rack mount chassis (1U).
  • Optional 19" rack mounting brackets for desktop models (1U).
  • Optional rack mount extensions for 24" racks.
  • Dedicated keyboard and mouse emulator for each PC to ensure flawless boot up and operation.
  • Multi-platform-mix PC, Mac, Sun, Alpha®, RS/6000®, HP®9000, SGI®, ASCII devices; also USB support.
  • Support of any mix of computers-Windows® NT, Windows 2000, Novell® 4.x, UNIX®, Linux, or OpenVMS®.
  • Easy to manage, tangle-proof, high-resolution PC cables.
  • Supports VGA, SVGA, XGA high resolution video - 1600x1200.
  • Hot-key commands or individual channel buttons on front panel for convenient operation.
  • IntelliMouse® support.
  • SCAN for effortless monitoring.
  • SKIP to filter unused channels.


Please contact VitalSine at (877) 500-6937 for more information on this product.

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