Cat5 Extender System enables remote KVM switch access.
October 18, 2004 - Servisâ„˘ allows host KVM switch to be operated via remote console with audio support at distances up to 200 m away using Category 5 UTP cable. Modular system provides any size data center with bandwidth needed to transmit video and audio over extended distances while simplifying cable management and allowing system expansion. Product supports audio bandwidth to 20 kHz, and integrated RGB color quality adjustment circuit supports XGA, SXGA, and UXGA monitors.
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Fujitsu Components America, Inc.
250 E. Caribbean Drive
Sunnyvale, CA, 94089
Fujitsu's New Cat5 Extender Enables Remote KVM Switch Access Up to 200m Over Cable
Supports High-Quality Video and Audio Transmission
Sunnyvale, Calif. - October 11, 2004 - Fujitsu Components America, Inc. today announced the release of its Servisâ„˘ Cat5 Extender system that allows a host system's KVM switch to be operated by a remote console with audio support at distances up to 200m away using a Category 5 UTP cable. The modular system provides any size data center with the bandwidth needed to transmit high-quality video and audio over extended distances while simplifying cable management, reducing equipment costs, and allowing system expansion.
Fujitsu's new Cat5 Extender consists of Local and Remote units that can be connected at intervals up to 200m (depending on display resolution) via a Cat5 UTP cable. The system can be expanded to control multiple servers/PCs by connecting a combination of Fujitsu KVM switches to the Cat Extender.
The Cat5 Extender supports audio bandwidth up to 20KHz. A 16-bit digital audio converter provides CD-quality sound transmission using a 44.1KHz sampling rate. The system also features an integrated RGB color quality adjustment circuit to support XGA, SXGA and UXGA monitors.
The Local unit supports multiple server platforms and operating systems through PS/2, USB, Sun-USB, Sun I/O, analog RGB and audio line port interfaces. For console connections, each unit provides PS/2 and Sun I/O keyboard and mouse interfaces, RGB video and audio connections.
Available immediately, Fujitsu's Servis Cat5 Extender (NC14004-B713) has a suggested resale price of $998.00. Discounts are available for OEM quantity purchases.
Fujitsu Components America Inc. markets and distributes electronic components throughout North, Central and South America. Products include relays, connectors, keyboards, touch panels, pointing and input devices, KVM switches and thermal printer mechanisms. The company is headquartered at 250 E. Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale, California, 94089. For product information, contact FCAI via telephone at 1-800-380-0059, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the World Wide Web at http://www.fcai.fujitsu.com.