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KEYBOARD VIDEO SWITCH 308403, Model 8403 3-Position, 2-Channel PS/2 & VGA Monitor Switch

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Catalog No: 308403
Model No: 8403
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Cable Type/Port Connector:HD15 Switch Ports, Mini-DIN
Channels per Switch Chassis:2
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Channel Control:Simultaneous Channel Control
Local Control:Keyboard Reset Button, Rotary Knob


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  • To return an item, contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 to obtain a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. RMA numbers are valid for 30 days after the date of the shipment and cannot be extended or re-issued. We are unable to accept returns without an RMA number.
  • All returns except those of defective product are subject to a 15% restocking fee, and additional charges for handling or freight are refunded only in cases of defective products.
  • Return freight must be shipped prepaid. We recommend that you insure the package as you are responsible for risk of loss on all returned packages. We recommend that all cartons are properly packed as Electro Standards is not responsible for product damaged en route. We do not issue call tags for product returns.
  • Returned product must be clean, undamaged, and complete with all manuals, accessories, documents and packaging. The items must be in a resalable condition.
  • The product must have with it a copy of the original invoice or packing slip and the appropriate RMA paperwork.
  • If your item is not working properly, please contact Electro Standards at 401-943-1164 for help in trouble-shooting your application.
  • If the product is defective, Electro Standards will repair or replace that item (at our discretion) upon receipt and evaluation of the original product.
  • Electro Standards reserves the right to authorize product returns after 30 days from the invoice date in some cases. If the product is accepted after 30 days, credit will be issued toward future pruchases only and some additional restocking charges may be applied.
  • All credits from RMAs must be used within one calendar year of issue.

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Keyboard/Video Manual Network Switch, Rotary Switches
LineSelect® Model 8403 Dual-Channel, 3-Position, Keyboard/Video Switch One Channel PS/2 Keyboard and 
One Channel VGA Monitor, Manual, Simultaneous Channel Control, Rackmount


    • (4) HD15 VGA Monitor female connectors labeled D, C, B, and A.
    • C = COMMON port.
    • (4) Mini Din female PS/2 Keyboard connectors labeled D, C, B and A. C = COMMON port.
    • (1) Rotary switch on front panel selects A, B, or D position.
    • (1) Keyboard Reset Button labeled "PUSH AND HOLD TO UNLOCK KEYBOARD".
  • POWER: No power required.  Manually operated.
  • DIMENSIONS: Rackmount 19.0" W x 3.5" H x 6.0" D. (48.3 x 8.9 x 15.3 cm)
  • WEIGHT: Approximately 5.2 lbs. (2.4 kg)

LineSelect® Model 8403 Keyboard/Video Manual Network Switch, Rotary Switches LineSelect® Model 8403 Dual-Channel, 3-Position, Keyboard/Video Switch One Channel PS/2 Keyboard and  One Channel VGA Monitor, Manual, Simultaneous Channel Control, Rackmount


  • Manually control both channels simultaneously via one knob located on the front panel.
  • Manual reset button located on front panel.
  • All pins of the HD15 and Mini Din interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • All ports located on the rear panel:
    • (4) HD15 female VGA Monitor ports.
      • (1) A, (1) B, (1) C and (1) D.
      • C = COMMON port.
    • (4) 6-Pin Mini Din female PS/2 Keyboard ports:
      •  (1) A, (1) B, (1) C and (1) D.
      • (C) = COMMON port.
  • Front panel knob labeled left to right: A, B, and D.
  • Front panel reset button labeled PUSH AND HOLD TO UNLOCK KEYBOARD".
  • Back panel ports labeled left to right: D, C, B, and A.
  • Port C is the COMMON port.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • For a RoHS version, see Model 8403R, Cat. No. 308403R

LineSelect® Model 8403 3-Position PS/2 Keyboard/Video Switch is designed to allow access from one computer to 3 locations having a keyboard and monitor.  A front panel selector allows quick and easy switching of the shared device.  The LineSelect® Model 8403 is enclosed in a 2U, full rack size, all metal black chassis designed to provide EMI/RFI shielding and fit in a standard 19" rack.

State cable length (in Feet) when ordering.

Part Number          Description

880841           VGA Monitor Cable, HD15 (M/M)

891022           VGA Extension Cable HD15 (M/F)

880835           PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse/Extension Cable, Mini DIN-6 (M/M)

891021           PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse/Extension Cable, Mini DIN-6 (M/F)

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