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Tripp Lite 16-Port KVM Switch PS/2 1U RM with 17 inch LCD Console Keyboard Touchpad

Tripp Lite B020-016-17

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Tripp Lite

NetDirector Model B020-016-17

UPC Code: 037332125378

Provantage Code:  TRPK017

Condition:  Factory New

  • Number of Computers Supported: 8
  • Screen Size: 17"
  • Screen Mode: SXGA

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Tripp Lite B020-016-17 Specifications

    16-Port KVM Switch PS/2 1U RM with 17 inch LCD Console Keyboard Touchpad


    Control multiple computers with 1 keyboard, video, & mouse. Simple plug-&-play setup. Full compatibility with all major operating systems & support for most keyboards & mice.


    Tripp Lites 16-port KVM Console Switch w/17" LCD is the optimal solution for controlling multiple computers from one keyboard, mouse and monitor. This single unit combines an 8 port KVM switch, keyboard, 17" LCD monitor and touchpad - all in a mere 1U of rack space. Stores neatly in the rack, pulls out when needed. Control up to 512 computers from this single console by daisy-chaining additional 16 port KVM switches (model B022-016). Easily switch ports using the On-Console buttons, touchpad with on Screen Display (OSD), or by using the keyboard "hot key" functions. Control PS/2, USB, or SUN systems when using the appropriate cable kit. Extra VGA and (2) PS/2 ports on the rear of the unit allow connection of Remote access IP unit B050-000 or seperate console.


    Features Include
    • Control multiple computers from one keyboard, mouse, and monitor
    • Combines a 16 port KVM switch, keyboard/numeric keypad, 17" LCD monitor and touchpad in a 1U rack-mount drawer
    • Daisy-chain multiple 16 port KVM switches (Model B022-016) in order to control up to 512 computers
    • Does not require software or complicated set-up procedures
    • Select a port by using using the On-Console buttons, on Screen Display (OSD) and the touchpad, or by using the keyboard "hot key" functions
    • Offers autoscan feature
    • Multi-level password security to ensure only authorized people have access to the connected computers
    • Multi-level password security to ensure only authorized people have access to the connected computers
    • 2 LEDs per port; one indicates when the computer is connected & on, the other indicates when the computer has been selected
    • PS/2,Sun and USB compatibility by connecting appropriate Tripp Lite cable kit
    • Optional Console port to connect Remote IP Unit (B050-000) or seperate console
    • Hot pluggable add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
    • Auto-sensing of station position on daisy chained installations no need for manual DIP switch setting front panel LED indicates station position
    • Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
    • Console detaches from the switch chassis for easy maintenance
    • Upgradeable Firmware
    • 17" LCD display supports Video resolutions of up to 1280 x 1024 DDC2 B
    • 1 Year Ltd Warranty

    In the box

    • 16 port KVM Switch w/17" LCD
    • B015-000 USB to PS/2 adapter (1)
    • AC power adapter & Cord
    • Firmware-upgrade cable
    • Owners Manual (CD) w/Quick Start Guide


    Tripp Lite's B020-016-17 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 optimal solution for controlling up to 16 computers/ servers.The B020-016-17 has a built-in 17" LCD screen that supports video resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. You can switch easily between the 16 ports using on-console push buttons, an on-screen display(OSD) or keyboard hot key commands. Multi-level password security can be set up for an administrator and up to 4 local users to ensure only those with authorization can access the connected computers.This switch controls PS/2 or USB computers/servers using a P774-Series(PS/2) or P776-Series(USB) KVM Cable Kit(one of each is included). An extra HD15 port allows an additional VGA monitor to be connected. Two PS/2 ports also are included on the rear of the unit to allow for connection of a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit or an exte rnal console. When not in use, the B020-016-17 stores neatly in a rack drawer and pulls out when needed. This KVM console is compatible with all major operating systems(special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards are not supported). Heavy-duty steel housing stands up to frequent use.

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General Information
Product Name16-Port KVM Switch PS/2 1U RM w/17in LCD Console Keyboard Touchpad
Product LineNetDirector
Product ModelB020-016-17
Product TypeRack Mount LCD
Technical Information
KVM SwitchYes
Number of Computers Supported8
PS / 2 PortYes
Number of PS / 2 Ports2
Number of VGA Ports1
Display & Graphics
Screen Size17"
Display Screen TypeLCD
Screen Resolution1280 x 1024
Input Devices
Pointing Device TypeTouchPad


Physical Characteristics
Limited Warranty1 Year
Package Contents
  • NetDirector B020-016-17 Rackmount LCD with KVM
  • 6 ft. PS/2 KVM Cable Kit
  • 6 ft. USB KVM Cable Kit
  • C13 to 5-15P Power Cord
  • RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • Owners Manual CD
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate / AuthorityRoHS


Other Information
Product FamilyNetDirector
Management PortYes
Screen ModeSXGA
Certifications & StandardsUL 60950-1 (USA), CAN/CSA (Canada), FCC Part 15 Class A, CE, IEC 60950-1
Supplies/Accessories for Tripp Lite B020-016-17

Tripp Lite KVM Cat5e Console Extender Kit

Mfg Part# B013-330

Tripp Lite KVM 6ft USB Cable Kit for B020 B022 Series

Mfg Part# P776-006

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Tripp Lite 48U Rack Enclosure Server Cabinet

Mfg Part# SR48UB

Tripp Lite 45U Open Frame 2-Post Rack Server Cabinet

Mfg Part# SR2POST

Tripp Lite 13U Open Frame 4-Post Rack Server Cabinet

Mfg Part# SR4POST13

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