VGA Video Switch with Audio and RS232 Control Options

Share one monitor among multiple PCs.

Also known as: VGA video switch, SVGA video switch, monitor switch, share switch, SVGA video only switch, VGA only switch, VGA switch, VGA video switches.

SE-AV-8-RS -  VGA Video Switch with Audio and RS232 Control Options
VIDMUX® SE-AV-8-RS (Front & Back)
  • Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.

Additional Images

  • SE-AV-8-L (Front & Back)
  • SE-15V-8-RS (Front & Back)
  • SE-15V-16-L-R (Front & Back)

The VIDMUX® VGA video switch enables up to 16 computers to be connected to a single video monitor, projector or LCD/plasma screen.

The VIDMUX® VGA video switch enables up to 16 computers to be connected to a single video monitor, projector or LCD/plasma screen.

  • Compatible with PCs, SUNs and MACs with VGA video.
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200.
  • Eliminate redundant monitors.
  • Ideal for classrooms and boardrooms.
  • Interconnect NTI switches & splitters for complex applications.
  • Available with audio and/or RS232 control options.
  • Monitors and speakers are hot-pluggable.
  • Rackmount kit included with the 4/8-port video-only models and the 4/8/16-port audio/video models. Optional rackmount case available for the 16-port video-only switch.
Monitor
  • Crisp & clear 1920x1200 resolution.
  • SE-15V-2-2C1U: Two male and one female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • SE-15V-2-2U1C: Two female and one male 15-pin HD connectors.
  • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.
Control
  • Touch buttons on front with LED indication of port selection.
  • Optional RS232 control.
Power
  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter.
  • Power consumption: 5 W
MTBF
  • SE-15V-2-2C1U: 88,015 hrs
  • SE-15V-2-2U1C: 88,231 hrs
Dimensions
  • WxDxH: 8x6.2x2.6 in (203x157x66 mm)
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C)
  • Storage temperature: -22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Cables
  • 3-foot (0.91-meter) multicoax cable included.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years.
Monitor
  • Crisp & clear 1920x1200 resolution.
  • SE-15V-2-2C1U-TTL: Two male and one female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • SE-15V-2-2U1C-TTL: Two female and one male 15-pin HD connectors.
  • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.
Control
  • Female 9 pin D connector for remote control.
    • Pin 1=Ground.
    • Pin 2=TTL or contact closure signal.
Power
  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter.
  • Power consumption: 5 W
MTBF
  • SE-15V-2-2C1U-TTL: 87,403 hrs
  • SE-15V-2-2U1C-TTL: 87,616 hrs
Dimensions
  • WxDxH: 8x6.2x2.6 in (203x157x66 mm)
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C)
  • Storage temperature: -22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Cables
  • 3-foot (0.91-meter) multicoax cable included.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years.
Monitor
  • Crisp & clear 1920x1200 resolution.
  • Female 15-pin HD connectors.
  • Bandwidth is 150 MHz.
Control
  • Touch buttons on front with LED indication of port selection.
Dimensions
  • SE-15V-4-L/RS and SE-15V-8-L/RS WxDxH (in):
    • 10.9x6x1.75 (without supplied rackmount kit)
    • 19x6x1.75 (with supplied rackmount kit)
  • SE-AV-4-L/RS and SE-AV-8-L/RS WxDxH (in):
    • 15.3x6x1.75 (without supplied rackmount kit)
    • 19x6x1.75 (with supplied rackmount kit)
  • SE-15V-16-L/RS WxDxH: 10.9x6x3.5 in (277x152x89 mm)
  • SE-15V-16-L/RS-R WxDxH: 19x6x1.75 in (483x152x44 mm)
  • SE-AV-16-L/RS WxDxH (in):
    • 15.3x6x3.5 (without supplied rackmount kit)
    • 19x6x3.5 (with supplied rackmount kit)
Power
  • 110 or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz.
  • Power consumption:
    • 4-port and 8-port: 5 W
    • 16-port: 10 W
MTBF
  • SE-15V-4-L: 82,069 hrs
  • SE-15V-4-RS: 80,252 hrs
  • SE-15V-8-L: 74,482 hrs
  • SE-15V-8-RS: 73,866 hrs
  • SE-15V-16-L: 70,578 hrs
  • SE-15V-16-RS: 71,599 hrs
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C)
  • Storage temperature: -22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 17 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years.
Audio Option
  • 3.5mm stereo audio jacks for inputs and output.
  • Maximum input/output levels: 4Vp-p (line level).
  • Input impedance: 10k Ohms.
  • Output impedance: 32 Ohms.
  • Signal-to-Noise Ration (SNR): 87 dBA
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/-0.5 dB.
  • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: 0.02% at 1kHz.
  • Requires powered speakers or headphones.
  • CD quality audio output.
Rackmount Option
  • The 16-port switch is available in a rackmount enclosure.
  • Add “-R” to Part # for Rackmounted in a 19" metal case.
  • Dimensions WxDxH (in.): 19x6x1.75
RS232 Control Option
  • Female DB9 connector.
  • Baud rate 300 through 9600.
  • Address up to 15 units, all of which can be daisy-chained and controlled by one serial port.
  • Add "-RS" to the part number to specify this option. (Available for all switches except for 2 Port-TTL Models.)
  • Local control is not available when "-RS" is specified.
  • RS232 Commands
    • RS - causes switch to reset so that IN1 connects to OUT1, IN2 connects to OUT2.
    • CS - causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
    • CA - causes all inputs to connect to specified output.
    • RO - reads what input is connected to specified output.
    • RU - reads size of matrix, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.

Application Drawings

  • Audio/Video Switch via CAT5
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    How to share one monitor among multiple PCs.

Application Notes

  • Switched and Local Display of 3 Computers
    Switched and Local Display of 3 Computers
    Each user can locally control and view their own computer. A remote monitor can display the output from any attached video inputs.

VGA Video Switches

NTI Part # Description # of Ports Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
SE-15V-2-2C1U Switch 1 VGA monitor between 2 computers 2 NA $115.00
SE-15V-2-2U1C Switch 1 computer between 2 VGA monitors 2 NA $115.00
SE-15V-2-2C1U-TTL Switch 1 VGA monitor between 2 computers 2 NA $115.00
SE-15V-2-2U1C-TTL Switch 1 VGA monitor between 2 computers 2 NA $115.00
SE-15V-4-L Switch 1 VGA monitor between 4 computers 4 $280.00
SE-15V-8-L Switch 1 VGA monitor between 8 computers 8 $340.00
SE-15V-16-L Switch 1 VGA monitor between 16 computers 8 $630.00
SE-15V-16-L-R Switch 1 VGA monitor between 16 computers, rackmount 8 $770.00

VGA Video Switch with RS232 Control

NTI Part # Description # of Ports Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
SE-15V-2-2C1U-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor between 2 computers, RS232 control 2 NA $135.00
SE-15V-2-2U1C-RS Switch 1 computer between 2 VGA monitors, RS232 control 2 NA $135.00
SE-15V-4-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor between 4 computers, RS232 control 4 $295.00
SE-15V-8-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor between 8 computers, RS232 control 8 $350.00
SE-15V-16-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor between 16 computers, RS232 control 16 $765.00
SE-15V-16-RS-R Switch 1 VGA monitor between 16 computers, RS232 control, rackmount 16 $905.00

Audio / Video Switches

NTI Part # Description # of Ports Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
SE-AV-4-L Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 4 computers 4 $350.00
SE-AV-8-L Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 8 computers 8 $435.00
SE-AV-16-L Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 16 computers 16 $815.00

Audio / Video Switches with RS232 Control

NTI Part # Description # of Ports Power Cord Length Price Quote Buy
SE-AV-4-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 4 computers 4 $350.00
SE-AV-8-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 8 computers 8 $440.00
SE-AV-16-RS Switch 1 VGA monitor and a set of speakers between 16 computers 16 $945.00

VGA Monitor Cable, Male to Female

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
VEXT-3 3 feet $2.70
VEXT-6 6 feet $3.50
VEXT-10 10 feet $4.40
VEXT-15 15 feet $5.80
VEXT-25 25 feet $8.40
VEXT-35 35 feet $11.00
VEXT-50 50 feet $15.00
VEXT-75 75 feet $21.40
VEXT-100 100 feet $28.40

VGA Monitor Cable, Male to Male

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
VEXT-1-5-MM 1.5 feet $2.30
VEXT-3-MM 3 feet $2.70
VEXT-6-MM 6 feet $3.50
VEXT-10-MM 10 feet $4.40
VEXT-15-MM 15 feet $5.80
VEXT-25-MM 25 feet $8.40
VEXT-35-MM 35 feet $11.00
VEXT-50-MM 50 feet $15.00
VEXT-75-MM 75 feet $21.40
VEXT-100-MM 100 feet $28.40

Stereo Audio Cables – Male to Male

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
SA-3-MM 3 ft $0.85
SA-6-MM 6 ft $1.10
SA-10-MM 10 ft $1.25
SA-15-MM 15 ft $2.25
SA-25-MM 25 ft $2.50
SA-35-MM 35 ft $4.70
SA-50-MM 50 ft $5.00
SA-100-MM 100 ft $12.00