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High Density USB DVI KVM switch

USB switch for DVI-D flat panel display monitor

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High Density DVI USB KVM Switch:  4-, 8-, and 16-Port

Control up to 16 single link DVI USB computers from one USB keyboard, USB mouse and DVI monitor.

Also known as: USB DVI KVM switch, multi-port KVM switch for DVI Flat Planel Display Monitors,
keyboard DVI monitor mouse switch, Digital LCD Plasma Monitors

World's Only
16-port USB
DVI KVM Switch

RoHS Compliant USB DVI KVM Switch

Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.
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UNIMUX-DVI-16HD (Front & Back)

Additional Product Information

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Features & Applications

The UNIMUX™ High Density USB DVI KVM switch allows you to control up to 16 single link DVI USB computers with one DVI-D monitor, USB keyboard and USB mouse.
  • Incorporates NTI's patented true autoboot USB switching; all attached USB PCs, SUNs and MACs can be booted simultaneously.
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1920x1200.
  • Supports digital DVI for crisp and clear video quality on flat panel display.
  • Control the switch through the front panel interface, keyboard commands or RS232.
  • High quality, rugged steel construction with durable powder coat finish.
  • Fully compliant with USB 1.1 standards.
  • USB SUN start-up keys are supported.
  • Supports MAC soft (keyboard) power-on.
  • SUN extra keys are emulated on keyboards with Windows layouts.
  • 1RU case is standard. Includes rackmount kit.
  • Cabling runs are simplified with NTI's high density KVM switch cables.



  • One female HDMI-A connectors.
  • Supports USB-enabled PC, SUN, and MAC computers with DVI video.
  • Multiplatform support: Solaris, Linux, Free BSD and MAC OS 9/10, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2000/2003/2008.
  • Refer to SUN documentation to determine compatibility with the console port of a SUN computer.


  • Supports crisp and clear video resolution up to 1920x1200.
  • Single link DVI-D signal.
  • Female DVI-I dual link connector.
  • DDC2B compatible.


  • Two female USB Type A connectors.
  • Compatible with most USB keyboards and mice, including USB IntelliMouse®.
  • Keyboard and mouse are hot-pluggable.
  • Supports SUN and MAC extra keys.


  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via IEC connector.
    Power consumption: 10W


  • WxDxH(mm)
    • 386x152x45 (without supplied rackmount kit)
    • 483x152x45 (with supplied rackmount kit)


  • Interface cables between your computers and the switch are required for proper operation. Use USB-DHEXT-xx-MM to connect the computers to the switch.
  • Cables not included.


  • Operating temperature: 32°F to 100°F (0°C to 38°C).
  • Storage temperature: -20°F to 140°F (-30°C to 60°C).
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.

Regulatory Approval

  • CE, RoHS


  • Two years

Example application for the UNIMUX USB DVI KVM Switch

Control Methods

Front Panel Interface

  • LEDs indicate currently selected port and mode of operation.
  • Hold in any button for more than five seconds to go into Scan, Broadcast or Command Mode.
    • In Normal Operating Mode, the user can directly operate the selected computer with transparent presence of the NTI switch.
    • Scan Mode automatically and sequentially displays the video from each powered on computer for 2-255 seconds.
    • Broadcast Mode allows the user's keystrokes to be sent to both powered on computers. (Broadcast Mode is not available for MACs.)
    • Command Mode allows the user to give instructions to the switch through his/her keyboard. Keystrokes are not passed to the computer.


  • Scan, Broadcast or Command Modes are available from the keyboard using hot keys.
  • Use the keyboard to command the switch box to select ports or configure the Scan delay.
  • Type <Ctrl>+<`> (or <Compose>+<`>) to go into Command Mode.
  • Press <Esc> to leave Command Mode and return to Normal or Scan Mode.

RS232 Control

  • Female RJ45 connector.
  • Female RJ45 connector.
  • Baud rate 2400, 9600, 19200, or 38400.
  • Use DIP switches to set the baud rate and address up to 16 units, all of which can be daisy chained and controlled by one serial port.
  • 5-foot CAT5e patch cable, RJ45F-DB9F and RJ45F-DB25F adapters included.
  • Download RS232 protocol manual Download PDF manual
  • Commands

    • RS - causes switch to reset so that IN1 connects to OUT1, IN2 connects to OUT2.
    • CS - causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
    • CA - causes all inputs to connect to specified output.
    • RO - reads what input is connected to specified output.
    • RU - reads size of matrix, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.

High Density USB DVI KVM Switches

NTI Part # # of CPUS Download a PDF Manual
UNIMUX-DVI-4HD 4 Download PDF manual

DVI-D Male + USB Type A Male to
HDMI-A Male Interface Cable

NTI Part # Length (meters)