9-Console 32-Port Cat 5 Matrix KVM Switch with Daisy-Chain Port



  • Hardware

  • 9 consoles independently and simultaneously control up to 32 directly connected servers

  • Flexible expansion - the installation can grow as you need: • Daisy-chain up to 7 KM0032 units • Switches can be cascaded to three levels • Supports cascading KH1508/KH1516/KN2116A/KN2124v/KN2132/ KN2140v/ KN4116/ KN4124v/ KN4132/ KN4140v switches • Console expansion support - allows up to 18 consoles to access the servers on the installation by connecting servers with the KA7178 Dual Output KVM Adapter Cables or via a Dual Root configuration NEW!

  • Audio support for multimedia-capable devices

  • Redundant power supply for 24 x 7 reliability

  • Multiplatform support: PC, Mac, Sun, and Serial Console access – any type of console can control any type of computer; mixed combinations (PS/2 & USB) supported on both the console and computer sides

  • Compact design – rack mounts in only 1U of rack space * Dual Root configuration support depends on firmware version

  • Ease-to-Use Interface

  • Full screen graphical user interface – saves on training time and costs – increases user efficiency

  • Embedded web interface for easy system configuration and management

  • Composite tree view – all connected devices are integrated in a single device tree for convenient management access and control

  • The port list automatically expands when stations are added – port names are automatically reconfigured when the station sequence changes

  • Multilingual user interface support – English, German, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian

  • Simplified OSD Mode sets limited functionality for all user type accounts NEW!

  • Convenient Port Operation

  • Computer selection via GUI or intuitive hotkey combinations

  • Port level access control – users can only access the ports they have been authorized for – whether in a single-station or multi-stage installation

  • Console Selector allows setup of forced console to port connections for easy viewing and operation of computers

  • Push Video Hotkey allows a user to push their console’s port connection to another console for viewing or operating

  • Users can access features on multiple computers simultaneously – a user can be working and listening to music on computer 1 while utilizing virtual media on computer 2 at the same time

  • MultiView supports grouping for single port access to a computer connected to multiple ports utilizing multiple video cards NEW!

  • Multicast Audio gives multiple console access to the same KVM port – allowing both to listen to the audio being broadcast by that port

  • Versatile port operation modes for flexible server management: • Scan – provides automatic monitoring of user-selected computers • Exclusive – allows the first user to access a port to gain exclusive viewing rights and control over it for as long as he accesses it • Occupy – allows the first user to access a port to control that port while others can only view it • Share – allows multiple users to access and control a port at the same time on a cooperative basis

  • Broadcast support enables executing the same command on multiple servers at the same time

  • Disable Toolbar function – disables Toolbar from showing on the screen when the toolbar hotkey is used, instantly returning user to the GUI instead

  • Management

  • Supports up to 1024 user and 255 group accounts

  • Three level password security: Super Administrator, Administrator, User

  • Stringent password policy features that include password expiration; required password changes, account disabling, and account expiration.

  • Disable OSD Mode allows non-authenticated logins NEW!

  • Disable RS-232 Login Mode allows non-authenticated serial terminal logins NEW!

  • Intelligent Path Assignment – can allocate the best available path for the user under multi-path cascading and daisy-chaining

  • Power Over the NET™ integration for power control

  • Power Association enables the switch’s KVM ports to be associated with a PDU´s power outlets for remote power management of the servers from the switch’s interface

  • RS-232 port login support permits an administrator to control the KVM port access for all consoles connected to switch – any console can be assigned to access any KVM port from a single interface point

  • Session Management – a Kill Session function provides administrators with the ability to force user logouts

  • Backup and restore of configuration settings and user account information

  • Firmware upgrades can be performed simultaneously on all daisy chained and cascaded switches as well as connected adapter cables

  • Adapter ID – adapter cable’s configuration information is stored with the adapter – no need to reconfigure the adapter when moving a server to a new port

  • Remote authentication supports; RADIUS, LDAP, TACACS, LDAPS, and MS Active Director

  • Supports ATEN Log Server and Syslog Server

  • Virtual Media

  • Virtual Media support lets you map storage media to servers that are connected to the switch allowing operators to conduct file transfers, install applications and OS patches, and perform diagnostics from a single console

  • Works with USB enabled servers at the operating system and BIOS levels

  • Supports DVD/CD drives, USB mass storage devices

  • Supports mounting Smart Card Readers and Virtual Media at the same time, on computers connected with KA7177 Adapter Cables NEW!

  • Video

  • User’s display automatically adjusts to resolution differences on the remote servers

  • Superior Video Quality – supports input video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz up to 200 meters; 1280 x 1024 @ 60 Hz up to 300 meters (with KA7230 or KA7240)

  • Superior Video Quality – supports input video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz up to 150 meters; 1280 x 1024 @ 60 Hz up to 200 meters (with KA7230S or KA7240S)

  • Get and store EDID monitor information for updates on KVM adapters for optimum display resolutions

  • Auto Signal Compensation (ASC) assures optimum video resolution for distances up to 300 m between computers and consoles – no DIP switch setting required

  • Enhanced video quality via automatic skew compensation support for the KA7240 console module, and the newer KVM adapter cable series* * With KVM Adapter Cable KA7xxx series Note: KA7140 / KA7166 / KA7168 / KA7169 / KA7176 / KA7177 / KA7178 does not support KM0932 / KM0532 since Aug 2021. For more information regarding KA7XXX series compatibilty, please contact us for further assistance.



Computer Connections



Console Connections


Port Selection

GUI, Hotkey


Console Ports

9 x RJ-45 Female

KVM Ports

32 x RJ-45 Female

Daisy Chain Ports

1 x VHDCI 68 Female (Black)

LAN Ports

1 x RJ-45 Female


1 x RJ-45 Female


2 x IEC 60320/C14



1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton


2 x Rocker

Firmware Upgrade

1 x Slide


KVM Port (On Line /Selected)

32 Dual-colored (Green / Orange or Red)


9 (Green)


1 (Blue)

Maximum Input Power Rating

100–240V~, 50/60 Hz; 1A

Power Consumption

AC110V:50.61W:237BTU AC220V:53.87W:253BTU


Keyboard / Mouse


Scan Interval

1-240 Seconds


To work with KA7230S or KA7240S, 1920x1200@60Hz (150 m), 1280x1024@60Hz (200 m); To work with KA7230 or KA7240, 1920x1200@60Hz (200 m); 1280x1024@60Hz (300 m)


Operating Temperature

0 - 50°C

Storage Temperature

-20 - 60°C


0-80% RH, Non-condensing

Physical Properties




6.08 kg ( 13.39 lb )

Dimensions (L x W x H)

43.84 x 41.09 x 4.40 cm (17.26 x 16.18 x 1.73 in.)

Note :For some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

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