The CS1642A 2-Port USB DVI Dual View KVMP™ Switch is a multi-application device that integrates a 2-port KVM switch with 2-port USB hub. The newest version now supports Quad-View functionality with two Dual View KVM Switches connected.

The new CS1642A features multi-view capabilities, which allow two switches to be daisy chained for a dual, triple, or quadview display across multi-monitor installations. The CS1642A supports advanced nVidia 3D Vision ready 120Hz 3D displaying,allowing you to manage various 3D visual effects. It allows you to manipulate all connected computers from a single console to save resources and work space. It enables each computer to access connected peripherals on a one-computer-at-a-time basis, making it ideal for users who need delicate visual effects and multi-tasking on several computers. The CS1642A is perfect for graphic designers, banking and financial consultants, gamers and medical professionals-demanding a high quality switch that provides stunning color, clarity and functionality.

Compatible Acessories

KVM Cables

  • 2L-7D02U - Lenght: 1.8m
  • 2L-7D03U - Lenght: 3m
  • 2L-7D05u - Lenght: 5m
  • 2L-7D05UD - Lenght: 5m
  • 2L-7D03UD - Lenght: 3m
  • 2L-7D02UD - Lenght: 1.8m

DVI Cables

  • 2L-7D02i - Lenght: 1.8m

Compatible Products

KVM Extenders

  • CE602

Package Contents

  • 1x CS1642A 2-Port USB DVI Dual View KVMP Switch
  • 4x Custom DVI-D Dual Link Cable Sets
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x User Instructions

Patent No.

EP1451696 , JP 5232209 , CN ZL 02824593.8 , CN ZL 200910147872.X , JP 4558319 , JP 4651633 , TW 203183 , TW I220489 , US 6564275 , US 6957287 , US 7340556 , US 7472217 , US 8176226 , US 8140734 , US 8195853


  • One dual-screen USB console controls two/four dual-screen computers and two additional USB devices
  • Multi-View Display  Easily connect two CS1642A/1644A's units for a second dual-screen setup controlled through a single connection
  • Superior video quality  2560 x 1600 at 60Hz (DVI Dual link); and 3D displays up to 1920 x 1200 at 120Hz (DVI Single link)
  • Supports widescreen resolutions
  • Independent switching of KVM, USB, and Audio focus
  • DVI digital and analog monitor support  fully compliant with DVI specifi cations; and HDCP compliant
  • Multiplatform support  Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Linux *, Mac, Sun,and FreeBSD
  • Sun/Mac keyboard support and emulation **
  • Video DynaSync, exclusive ATEN technology, to eliminate boot-up display problems and optimizes resolution when switching between ports

* Supports Linux Kernel 2.6 and higher. The CS1642A has a builtin USB 2.0 hub, so will not support PCs or OS that do not support USB 2.0.

** PC keyboard combinations emulate Mac keyboards. 

** Mac keyboards only work with their own computers.


CS1642A Diagram


Computer Connections


Port Selection

Hotkey, Pushbutton, Mouse


Console Ports

2 x USB Type A Female (White, rear panel)

2 x DVI-I Female (White)

1 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green)

1 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Pink)

KVM Ports

2 x USB Type B Female (white)

4 x DVI-I Female (white)

2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green)

2 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Pink)

Daisy Chain Ports

1 x RJ-45 Female (rear panel)


1 x DC Jack


2 x USB Type A Female (Black; 1 x front panel; 1 x rear panel)



3 x Pushbutton


Keyboard / Mouse



DVI Dual Link: 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz; 1920 x 1200 at 120Hz (3D Display)

Scan Interval

1-99 secs. (5 secs. default)

Power Consumption

DC 5.3 V, 10.6 W


Operating Temperature


Storage Temperature



0-80% RH, Non-condensing

Physical Properties


Plastic + Metal


0.56 kg ( 1.23 lb )

Dimensions (L x W x H)

26.23 x 7.68 x 4.40 cm 

(10.33 x 3.02 x 1.73 in.)

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