ADDER CCS-PRO8

KM Switch that enables the user to switch between eight computers with a single keyboard and mouse, and share video and audio

Adder CCS-PRO8

Overview

The ADDER® CCS-PRO8 is a Command and Control Switch which enables users to interact with up to eight computers using a single keyboard and mouse. The operator can simply move the cursor across screen borders to instantly select the computer they need to control providing the experience of a single desktop, saving both time and desk space.

  • Improved desk ergonomics: one keyboard and mouse to operate up to eight computers, saving desk space and reducing mental load
  • Seamless switching: Free-Flow allows users to switch intuitively between target computer by moving the mouse pointer from screen to screen
  • Flexible audio: amalgamated audio from selected computer sources enables the user to hear all relevant audio and alarm events

 

Product codes
CCS-PRO8-xx
Adder CCS-PRO8 Diagram

Product Features

  • Adder’s multi-monitor Free-Flow technology: switch between target computers by moving the mouse pointer from screen to screen without having to install any additional software
  • USB True Emulation: USB 2.0 enables connection to any USB human interface device from mice and keyboards through to graphics tablets, jog shuttles, joysticks and 3D explorers
  • Multiple switching options: instant switching via one of seven different methods: Free-flow; keyboard hotkeys; remote control; API; mouse buttons; front panel button; and serial control
  • External API control: with an open API, the unit can be easily set up and integrate into third party systems
  • Independent USB device selection: switching options enable the operator to use the keyboard and mouse on one computer whilst the USB peripherals are connected to other ones
  • Power redundancy: dual power inlets are available for mission critical control
  • Screen Illumination Module: an optional illumination module, the CCS-XB, is available to identify, with a LED indicator, which screen is being controlled

 

Specification

Approvals / Compliance

  • CE
  • FCC

Standards

USB 2.0

Cable Requirements

For connection to CCS-XB LED illumination module - 10p10c connector via cable VSC46

AB USB cable to connect to computer and 3.5mm audio cable

Environmental

0 to 40ºC / 32 to 104ºF

Connectors – Local Unit

10 x 6P6C connecters for the CCS-LED modules. 10P10C connector x 1, for upgrade cable or remote control RC4 4-button switch or RC8 8-button switch

Audio 3.5mm in x 8

USB type B x 8

All computers equipped with USB2.0 connections

Audio 3.5mm out x 1, USB type A x 2 (Console- USB2.0 Low and Full Speed), USB type A x2 (Enumerated USB2.0)

Mechanical

Robust metal construction. 433mm/17” (w), 30mm/1.2” (h), 158mm/6.2” (d), 1.57kg/3.5lbs

Power

Toby 3 pin jack x 2 (one power adapter included),100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 0.7A, input to power adapter. 12VDC, 18W output from power adapter

Software

All known operating systems for single screens. Free-Flow works by reporting absolute mouse coordinates. Free-Flow Configuration and firmware upgrade programs are available for use with Windows only.

Associated products

ADDER CCS-PRO4

The ADDER® CCS-PRO4 Command and Control switch enables users to interact with up to four computers using a single mouse and keyboard. The operator can simply move the mouse cursor across screen borders to instantly select the computer they need to control providing the experience of a single desktop, saving both time and desk space.

ADDER CCS-XB

The CCS-XB illumination module is an accessory which connects to the CCS4-USB. It gives the users the option to have an LED indicator positioned on each screen to indentify which screen you are currently controlling. The colour and intensity can be controlled for each screen. A maximum of 10 illumination indicators can be supported. 
 

ADDER Free-Flow 

The ADDER® Free-Flow represents true innovation in KVM switching. For the first time, Free-Flow allows users to automatically switch between target computers simply by moving the mouse pointer from screen to screen. What makes this such a revolution is that you no longer need software to be installed on your mission critical computers in order to work.

Product Gallery

Case studies

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White papers
USB True Emulation White Paper
White paper

Transparent and reliable USB switching technology.

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Where to buy

Adder products are purchasable through our key technology partners. You can find a partners on our where to buy page.

Where to buy
Ordering information

CCS-PRO8-XX: CCS-PRO8 Command and Control Switch

XX = Mains Lead Country Code:

UK = United Kingdom

US = United States

EURO = Europe

AUS = Australia

JP = Japan

CN = China