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Product Status Discontinued on 4/27/2023


Saves Valuable Space and Money
  • Combines an 8-port KVM switch, 17" LCD screen, full keyboard and touchpad in a 1U rack-mountable drawer
  • Mounts into 19”-wide rack, 24”-37” deep
  • Gives you control of up to 8 computers/servers from a single, easily accessible console – ideal when rack space is at a premium
  • Flip-up/fold-down screen keeps the console from blocking access to rack equipment when not in use
  • Eliminates need to buy costly separate monitors, keyboards and mice for each computer/server

Simplifies IT Tasks

  • Switch quickly and easily between the 8 ports via on-console buttons, on-screen display or keyboard hot key commands
  • Hot pluggable; add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
  • Auto-scan mode automatically sequences through all active ports that are accessible to the user

Large 17” LCD
  • Wide display makes multitasking easier
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
  • DDC emulation allows the video settings of each computer to be automatically adjusted for optimal output to the LCD

Multi-Level Password Security
  • Enhances security by limiting access to an administrator and up to 4 local users
  • Two-level log-out allows for manual log-out or automatic log-out after a user-defined period of time has passed

Expandability and Long-Lasting Reliability
  • Increase the number of connected computers to up to 256 by daisy-chaining up to 31 B022-U08 KVM switches
  • Includes additional HD15 VGA monitor port and PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports for connecting an external console or a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit
  • Compatible with all major operating systems for easy integration into your existing structure (special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are not supported)
  • Firmware is easily upgradable with included cable and utility
  • Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use

System Requirements

  • PS/2 or USB computer
  • (1) P774-Series (PS/2) or P776-Series (USB) KVM Cable Kit is required for each connected computer/server
  • Compatible with all major operating systems (special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are supported)
  • Power consumption: 120V, 60Hz, 22.8W; 230V, 50Hz, 24W

Package Includes

  • B020-008-17 8-Port Console KVM Switch with 17" LCD
  • P774-Series 6 ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kit
  • P776-Series 6-ft. (1.83 m) USB KVM Cable Kit
  • C13 to 5-15P power cord
  • RJ11 to DB9 firmware upgrade cable
  • Owner's Manual CD
TAA compliant RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332125385
Max CPU8
TechnologyPS/2; VGA/SVGA
Max Supported Video Resolution1280 x 1024 @60Hz
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported100V AC; 110V AC; 115V AC; 120V AC; 127V AC; 140V AC; 200V AC; 208V AC; 220V AC; 230V AC; 240V AC
Input Frequency50/60Hz
Input Current120V (0.8A) / 230V (0.4A)
Power Consumption (Watts)22.80
Power Consumption Detail(22.8W at 120V, 60Hz) / (24W at 230V, 50Hz)
Number of Ports8
Computer/Server Ports(x8) HD15 (Female)
PC/Server ConnectionsPS/2; USB; VGA
Side A - Connector 1(8) HD15 (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1(2) 6 PIN (FEMALE); (1) HD15 (FEMALE); (1) RJ11 (FEMALE)
LCD Monitor (in.)17
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)5.40 x 26.75 x 28.25
Shipping Weight (lbs.)38.80
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.750 x 17.000 x 24.000
Relative Humidity0% TO 80% RH
Operating Temperature32 DEGREES TO 120 DEGREES F
BTUs  76.1 BTUs at 120V, 50Hz or 83.98 BTUs at 230V, 50Hz
Port ControlPush Buttons, Hotkeys, OSD
IP Remote Access  No
NIAP-Certified Secure  No
Number of Users1
Autoscan (Y,N)  Y
Autoscan Duration  1-255 Seconds
Product CertificationsCAN/CSA C22.2; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 (Canada); UL 60950-1
Product ComplianceRoHS; CE (Europe); FCC Part 15 Class A (USA); Trade Agreements Act (TAA)
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)1-year limited warranty

Questions & Answers

Currently these KVM Switches require a PS/2 keyboard. However, if your USB keyboard came with a PS/2 adapter, you may be able to use it with the B020- and B022-Series models.
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The B020-008-17 pulls about 20 watts of power.
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The B020-008-17 has a storage temperature range of -4° to +140° F.
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