Aten CS1788 8-Port KVM Switch

$ 1,610.00 ($ 1,738.80 after 8% GST)

Aten CS1788 8-port KVM Switch with USB, DVI, Dual-Link ,OSD, 19″ RMK, Power adaptor. Audio enabled. Multi-platform.

SKU: CS1788 Category:


The Aten CS1788 is a 8-Port KVM Switch USB, DVI, Dual-Link ,OSD, 19″ RMK and is a multi-purpose appliance that consolidates access and control of up to 8 computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and dual-monitor (DVI-I and VGA) console.

Aten CS1788 is cascadable to three levels – allowing up to 73 numbers of CS1788s to control up to 512 computers – all from the original single console, making it an ideal solution for IT applications and management.

In addition, the CS1788 features Multi-view functionality, which enables the use of standard USB cables to stack up to four switches for quad-viewing in multiple-monitor installations where each computer is fitted with multiple video cards. It allows you to contrast, analyse and monitor video output in convenient ways, substantially simplifying the working environment.

Furthermore, the CS1788 comes with ATEN´s on-screen display (OSD) function, which can access any computer connected to the installation, it also offers OSD configuration back up/restore to save/ back up the OSD settings and restore them as needed.

The CS1788 provides multimedia keyboard support and is audio enabled. Two microphones can provide audio input to each of the computers, and you can listen to the audio output of each computer on two sets of speakers (on a one-at-a-time basis).

What’s in the box?

  • 1x CS1788 8-Port KVM Switch with USB and DVI (Rack Mounting Kit included)
  • 2x Custom USB DVI-D Dual Link KVM Cable Sets
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs)
  • 1x User Instructions


Max.512 (via Cascade)
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkey, Pushbutton
Keyboard1 x USB Type A Female (Black)
Video1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue) /
1 x DVI-I Female (white)
Mouse1 x USB Type A Female (Black)
Speakers2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female
(Green; 1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
Microphone2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female
(Pink; 1 x front panel; 1 x rear panel)
KVM PortsKB / Mouse8 x USB Type B Female (White)
Video8 x DVI-I Female (White)
Speakers8 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green)
Microphone8 x Mini Stereo Jack Male (Pink)
F/W Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female
Power1 x DC Jack
USB 2.0 Hub2 x USB Type A Female
(White; 1 x front panel, 1 x rear panel)
SwitchesPort Selection8 x Pushbutton
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
F/W Upgrade1 x Slide Switch
LEDsUSB Link8 (Green)
On Line / Selected8 (Orange)
Power1 (Dark Green)
EmulationKeyboard / MouseUSB
VideoDVI Dual Link: 2560 x 1600;
VGA: 2048 x 1536
Scan Interval1 – 255 Seconds (Default: 5 secs)
Power ConsumptionDC 5.3V, 6.47 W
EnvironmentOperating Temp.0 – 50°C
Storage Temp.-20 – 60°C
Humidity0 – 80% RH, Non-condensing
Weight2.80 kg
Dimensions ( L x W x H )43.72 x 16.11 x 4.40 cm


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