Tripp Lite NetController 8-Port 1U Rack-Mount Console KVM Switch - B040-008-19

Item # TRIB04000819 (Part # B040-008-19)
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Item Description:
8-Port VGA KVM Console w/ 19" LCD Monitor/Keyboard/Touchpad

Tripp Lite's B040-008-19 KVM Switch gives you a rack-mountable keyboard; LCD and touchpad in a single console that occupies only 1U of rack space. Easy to install and use; it's the cost-effective solution for controlling up to 8 directly connected computers/servers.

The B040-008-19 has a built-in 19" LCD screen that supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768. You can switch easily between the 8 ports using on-console push buttons; an on-screen display (OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Password protection prohibits unauthorized users from accessing the connected computers.

With this KVM switch; you can increase the number of connected computers up to 248 by daisy-chaining up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches. Uses Tripp Lite P780-series combo cable kits that support both PS/2 and USB connections without the need to purchase additional cables or adapters. An extra HD15 port allows an additional VGA monitor or an external console to be connected. Add a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit to connect from anywhere in the world. When not in use; the B040-008-19 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. This KVM console is compatible with all major operating systems. Rugged steel housing stands up to frequent use. Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.

Product Features:

Saves Valuable Space and Money

  • Combines an 8-port KVM switch; 19" LCD screen; full keyboard and touchpad in a 1U rack-mountable drawer
  • Mounts into 19"-wide rack; 27-42" deep; can be mounted in a 2-post rack using Tripp Lite's B019-000
  • Control up to 8 computers or servers from one easily accessible console - ideal when rack space is at a premium
  • Flip-up/fold-down screen keeps console from blocking access to rack equipment when not in use
  • Eliminates need to buy separate costly monitors; keyboards and mice for each computer/server

Simplifies IT Tasks

  • Switch easily between the 8 ports via on-console buttons; on-screen display or keyboard hot key commands
  • Auto-scan mode automatically sequences through all active ports that are accessible to the user

Large 19" LCD

  • Extra-wide display makes multitasking easier
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1366 x 768

Password Protection

  • Single-level password security limits access to authorized users
  • Two-level log-out allows manual log-out or automatic log-out after a user-defined period of time has passed

Expandability and Long-Lasting Reliability

  • A port is available for connecting an external console or a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit that will let you control your servers from virtually anywhere in the world
  • Use the B040-008-19 with up to 15 B042-Series KVM switches daisy-chained to have access to up to 248 computers/servers
  • Compatible with all major operating systems for easy integration into your existing structure
  • Firmware is easily upgradable with included cable and utility
  • Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use

TAA Compliant

  • Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act for GSA Schedule purchases



  • Console: Yes
  • Max CPU: 248


  • Voltage Compatibility (VAC): 100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
  • Input Frequency: 50/60Hz
  • Input Current: 120V (1.4A) / 230V (0.8A)
  • Built-In Cable Length (in.): 10
  • Power Input Receptacle: IEC-320-C14

User Interface; Alerts & Controls



  • Unit Weight (kg): 14.38
  • Material of Construction: SECC (Steel; Electrogalvanized; Cold rolled; Coil)
  • Color: Black
  • Rack mountable: Yes


  • Storage Temperature Range: -4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)
  • Relative Humidity: 20% to 90% RH; Non-Condensing
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
  • BTUs: (Line Mode) 102 BTU/Hr / (Standby Mode) 17.1 BTU/Hr
  • Power Consumption (Watts): (Line Mode) 30W / (Standby Mode) 5W


  • IP Remote Access: No


  • Ports: 8
  • Computer/Server Ports: (x8) HD15 Female
  • Daisy-Chain Port: HD15 Female
  • Firmware Upgrade Port: HD15 Male
  • PC/Server Connections: PS/2; USB; VGA
  • Side A - Connector 1: (2) HD15 (FEMALE)
  • Side A - Connector 2: HD15 (MALE)
  • Side A - Connector 3: USB A (FEMALE)
  • Side B - Connector 1: (8) HD15 (FEMALE)
  • Computer Keyboard and Mouse Interface: PS/2; USB
  • Computer Monitor Interface: VGA

Port Expansion

  • Max Distance (Between any 2 Units): 98ft (30m)
  • Max Number of Ports (Entire Chain): 248

Features & Specifications

  • Number of Users: 1
  • NIAP-Certified Secure: No
  • On-Screen Display (OSD): Yes
  • Port Selection: Pushbutton; Hotkey; OSD
  • Max Supported Video Resolution: 1366 x 768 @ 60Hz
  • USB Specification: USB 1.1 (up to 12 Mbps)
  • Driver Required: No
  • Cat5 KVM Switch: No
  • Technology: PS/2; USB; VGA/SVGA


  • Certifications: Tested to UL 60950-1 (USA); CAN/CSA (Canada); FCC Part 15 Class A; CE; IEC 60950-1; NOM; RoHS; REACH


  • Product Warranty Period (Worldwide): 1-year limited warranty

(Eng) Built-In Console

  • Console Screen Size (inches): 19
  • Console Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:09
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