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by Avocent
Product Line: Avocent Series
Product Type: switch
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Product Description

The SC680-001 AVOCENT is a KVM switch designed for rack-mounted installation with a 1 U rack capacity, featuring 9 DVI-I ports and supporting dual-head, dual-link DVI-I and VGA (with adapter) video outputs with a maximum resolution of 2560x1600 @ 60Hz. It facilitates the control of 8 computers via USB keyboard and mouse connectivity, operates within a power consumption of 30W, and is compatible with a wired connectivity technology. This device measures 264.2mm in width, 185.4mm in depth, 48.3mm in height, weighs 1.5kg, and operates efficiently between 5°C and 40°C, ensuring reliable performance across various environments.

FAQs for the SC680-001

  • What is the number of DVI-I ports available?
    There are 9 DVI-I ports.
  • Can you provide the dimensions of the product?
    The dimensions are 264.2mm in width, 185.4mm in depth, and 48.3mm in height.
  • How much does the device weigh?
    The device weighs 1.5kg.
  • What type of ports are used for keyboard and mouse connections?
    USB ports are used for both keyboard and mouse connections.
  • How many computers can be controlled with this device?
    It can control up to 8 computers.
  • What is the video port type?
    The video port type is DVI-I.
  • What is the rack capacity?
    The rack capacity is 1U.
  • What kind of connectivity technology does the device use?
    The device uses wired connectivity technology.
  • What are the power specifications?
    AC input voltage is 100-250 V, with an AC input frequency of 50-60Hz and power consumption of 30W.
  • What is the maximum video resolution supported?
    The maximum video resolution supported is 2560x1600 @ 60Hz.

Product Review

The AVOCENT SC680-001 KVM switch offers a notable capacity to control up to 8 computers, equipped with 9 DVI-I ports supporting dual-head, dual-link DVI-I, and VGA (with adapter), facilitating high-resolution video output up to 2560x1600 @ 60Hz. However, its compatibility is limited to USB keyboards and mice, restricting the use of other USB peripherals. Designed for rack mounting with a 1U size, it ensures efficient space utilization in server rooms, though its operational temperature range could be restrictive in environments with extreme conditions.


The AVOCENT SC680-001 is a secure KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch designed to enable users to control up to 8 computers using a single set of peripherals. This device is particularly suited for environments where information sensitivity is paramount, providing a secure channel to manage multiple systems without the risk of data leakage between them. The hardware specifications highlight its capability to integrate seamlessly into various IT environments, making it a practical solution for both office and secure data center applications. Measuring 264.2mm in width, 185.4mm in depth, and 48.3mm in height, the AVOCENT SC680-001 has a compact design that allows for efficient use of space, fitting comfortably into a 1U rack mount setup. It weighs 1.5kg, making it lightweight yet sturdy enough for secure installation. The device is designed for wired connectivity, ensuring reliable and consistent communication between connected computers and peripherals. Key hardware features include: - Video Port Type: The switch supports DVI-I interfaces, allowing for dual head and dual-link connections. It is capable of driving high-resolution displays up to 2560x1600 @ 60Hz. VGA support is available through an adapter, enhancing the device's versatility in connecting to various display types. - Peripheral Connectivity: Users can connect USB keyboards and mice, adhering to the Common Criteria Protection Profile v2.1 for secure peripheral use. This ensures that sensitive information remains confined to the intended environment, without risk of interception or unauthorized access. - Power and Environmental Specifications: The device operates within a wide range of AC input voltages (100-250 V) and frequencies (50-60Hz), with a moderate power consumption of 30W. It is designed to operate efficiently within a temperature range of 5°C to 40°C, with storage temperatures ranging from -20°C to 50°C, ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions. Additional specifications include nine DVI-I ports that facilitate the connection of dual-monitor setups for each controlled computer, enhancing productivity and multitasking capabilities. The device's keyboard and mouse ports are USB-based, offering compatibility with a wide range of peripherals. An LED indicator provides at-a-glance status updates, ensuring users can quickly assess the operational state of the switch. Despite its advanced capabilities, the AVOCENT SC680-001 does not feature a built-in display, emphasizing its role as a behind-the-scenes workhorse in secure computing environments. Installation and maintenance are streamlined, thanks to the inclusion of a quick installation guide and manual. This ensures that setup is straightforward, allowing IT personnel to integrate the switch into existing infrastructures without significant downtime. Rack mounting capabilities further enhance this ease of integration, making the AVOCENT SC680-001 a practical choice for organizations looking to consolidate control over multiple computers in a secure, efficient manner.


Part NumberAVOCENT SC680-001
DVI-I Port Count9
Dimensions (WxDxH)264.2mm x 185.4mm x 48.3mm
Keyboard InterfaceUSB
Mouse InterfaceUSB
Computers Supported8
Video InterfaceDVI-I
Unit Size for Rack1U
Connection MethodWired
Input Power Voltage100-250V
Input Frequency50-60Hz
Energy Consumption30W
Compatibility with Rack MountYes
Status IndicatorsYes
Internal DisplayNo
Included DocumentationQuick Installation Guide & Manual
Operational Temperature Range5°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range-20°C to 50°C
Video SupportDual Head, Dual-link DVI-I, VGA (with adapter), Max Resolution 2560x1600 @ 60Hz
Supported PeripheralsUSB keyboard, USB mouse (as per Common Criteria Protection Profile v2.1)

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