Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

£ 715.98  inc. vat

£ 596.65 ex. vat

Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

QuickFind: 1125676 Mfr part code: CS1798-AT-E
  • Cascadable to three levels
  • 2-port USB 2.0 hub built in
  • Multi-Display feature
  • OSD Backup/Restore feature
  • Video DynaSync™

Product Description

Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

The CS1798 8-port USB HDMI KVM Switch is a multi-purpose appliance that consolidates access and control of up to 8 HDMI computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse, and monitor console.

The CS1798 can be cascaded up to three levels - to control up to 512 computers - all from a single console.

In addition the CS1798 features multi-display functionality, which enables the use of standard USB cables to stack up to eight switches in a multi-display installation where each computer is fitted with multiple video cards. It allows you to contrast, analyse and monitor video output in convenient ways, substantially simplifying the working environment.

Furthermore, the CS1798 comes with ATEN's on-screen display (OSD) function, which can access any computer connected to the installation, it also offers OSD confi guration backup/restore to save/back up the OSD settings and restore them as needed.

The CS1798 provides multimedia keyboard support and is audio enabled. You can listen to the audio output of each computer on two sets of speakers (on a one at- a-time basis).

- One USB console controls up to eight HDMI interface computers and two additional USB 2.0 devices
- HDMI compatible
- Cascadable to three levels-control up to 512 computers*1
- Multi-Display feature - stack up to eight CS1798 units and display video from up to eight monitors(dual display/triple display/quad display/multi-display)
- 2-port USB 2.0 hub built in
- Computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual on-screen display (OSD)
- Independent switching of KVM and USB focus
- OSD Backup/Restore feature-enables the administrator to back up the switch's configuration and user profile information
- Firmware upgradable
- Video DynaSync™ - exclusive ATEN technology eliminates boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports
- Superior video quality-supports up to 1080p / 1920 x 1200@60Hz
- Supports widescreen resolutions
- Audio enabled-full bass response provides a rich experience for 2.1 channel surround sound systems
- Console audio ports on front panel for easy access
- Auto Scan Mode for monitoring all computers
- HDCP compatible
- Multiplatform support-Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun
- Console mouse port emulation/bypass feature supports most mouse drivers and multifunction mice
- Complete keyboard emulation for error-free booting
- Mac/Sun keyboard support and emulation*2.3.
- Multilingual OSD supports English, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and French
- Multilingual keyboard mapping - supports English (US), English (UK), German (GER.), German (SWISS), French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese

Technical Specification

Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch


Device Type KVM / audio / USB switch - 8 ports - cascadable
Enclosure Type Desktop, rack-mountable 1U
Subtype KVM
Ports 8 x KVM / audio / USB
KVM Local Users Qty 1 local user
Keyboard / Mouse Interface USB
Max Resolution 1920 x 1080 / 1080p
Features Firmware upgradable, built-in 2-port USB 2.0 hub, HDCP compliant, Video DynaSync, metal housing
Compliant Standards USB 2.0
Status Indicators Power, USB

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x keyboard (USB) Type A ¦ 1 x mouse (USB) Type A ¦ 1 x HDMI Type A ¦ 2 x speakers mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 Type A ¦ 8 x keyboard (USB) / mouse (USB) Type B ¦ 8 x HDMI Type A ¦ 8 x speakers mini-jack


Power Device External power adapter
Power Consumption Operational 12 Watt


Included Accessories 4 foot pads
Cables Included 2 x keyboard / mouse / video cable
Rack Mounting Kit Included
Compliant Standards RoHS

Dimensions & Weight

Width 43.72 cm
Depth 25.66 cm
Height 4.4 cm
Weight 3.49 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 50 °C
Humidity Range Operating 0 - 80% (non-condensing)
Min Storage Temperature -20 °C
Max Storage Temperature 60 °C

Product Reviews

Ask an Owner

Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

Sorry, customer questions are not available for this product.

Product Discussion

Aten CS1798-AT-E - 8-Port USB HDMI/Audio KVM Switch

Our comments box is a great way for you to view other people's feedback about products on, and add your own.

  • This tool is open to everyone.
  • You are responsible for the contents of your comments and any consequences that may arise as a result of them.
  • Comments that contain any of the following will be deleted: terms considered explicit and inappropriate; defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, or offensive.

£ 715.98  inc. vat

£ 596.65 ex. vat

0% Interest offers available learn more
  • {{ title }}
  • {{/lists}}