The SKM-08 enables users to manage and switch KM (Keyboard and Mouse) functions of eight connected computers, including multi-head computers. With support of multiple displays per computer, users can create the ultimate KM environment. This can be a superior solution to operating a KVM switch, especially among multi-head computers. Users can simply connect the monitors directly to the computers and use the SKM-08 to switch between computers for KM operation.
The SKM-08 is completely driverless, requiring no software or updates (although the device has the capability for firmware updates). It is compatible with virtually any PC and all major operating systems without the need for software downloads, and it supports all USB 2.0 devices. With full USB keyboard and mouse emulation, the SKM-08 delivers the utmost in user-friendly operation. Furthermore, the device enables users to control KM functions on one computer while maintaining the connection of other USB peripheral devices on another connected computer simultaneously, without interruption for improved workflow.
Users can switch inputs via the buttons on the front panel or hot keys. The SKM-08 is the first KM device on the market to offer RS-232 control. Users can also switch using a double click of a mouse’s center button (known as Mouse Gesture Switching). In single-head mode, users can switch computers with SmartAVI’s new PASS (Progressive Automatic Screen Switching) technology, which enables the device to automatically switch computers based on where the user’s mouse goes. It’s a quick, efficient and intuitive way to provide smooth switching that corresponds with a user’s cursor movement.
- Manage eight connected computers
- Dedicated processors for emulation
- Supports independent switching for USB 2.0 devices
- Full keyboard and mouse emulation
- PASS (Progressive Automatic Screen Switching) technology for automatic switching following the user’s mouse movement
- Front-panel switching and RS-232 control
- Driverless operation for easy implementation, including multi-head use