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TRIPP LITE B022-U16 16-Port NetDirector 1U Rackmount KVM Switch

  • 16 Ports Computer Connections
  • 1 Port Monitor Connections
  • Video Resolution 2048 x 1536
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Tripp Lite NetDirector™ 16-Port Rackmount KVM Switch B022-U16

Tripp Lite's B022-U16 NetDirector™ 16-Port Rackmount KVM Switch is the smart solution for controlling multiple servers from one monitor, keyboard and mouse. Requiring just 1U of rack space, the B022-U16 features a rugged housing, premium connectors and superior functionality to ensure trouble-free operation in demanding high-availability environments. The B022-U16 can control sixteen servers/computers directly, or up to 512 by daisy-chaining additional KVM switches. A USB peripheral sharing port permits connected computers to share peripherals such as flash drives. The B022-U16 is compatible with both PS/2 and USB computers using the included KVM cable kits.

All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems
Feature Focus
Simple, Flexible Network Control
Control Hundreds of Servers
Control Hundreds of Servers
Share Peripheral Devices

All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems

The 16-port B022-U16 offers a comprehensive, cost-effective network management solution that installs in 1U of rack space. No server-resident software is required, so server performance and reliability are never compromised. Hot pluggable functionality enables servers or computers to be added or removed with no need to power down the KVM switch or disrupt the entire system. Upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.

Supports Multiple Platforms

The B022-U16 supports both PS/2 and USB connections (required cabling included). Because compatibility is based on common hardware standards rather than system software dependencies, almost any platform can be accommodated. Connect multiple versions of multiple platforms in any combination, including Windows®, Mac®, Linux and Sun.

Simple, Flexible Network Control

The B022-U16 is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. An advanced on screen display (OSD) with high-resolution QXGA video up to 2048 x 1536 provides a graphical user interface with management tools including custom port labeling, auto-scanning and panel array mode. Users may also select a connected computer using on-console port selection pushbuttons or keyboard hotkey commands. The port selection pushbuttons illuminate to indicate (1) when a computer is connected to a KVM port and powered on, and (2) when a computer is selected.

Control Hundreds of Servers

The B022-U16 is capable of controlling up to 512 servers/computers by daisy-chaining up to 31 additional units (B022-U16 or B022-016). This gives network managers the flexibility to add capacity when it's needed, accommodating growing data center requirements without disrupting existing equipment.

Share Peripheral Devices

The B022-U16 features a USB 1.1 port on the front panel for connection of a USB peripheral such as a flash drive, external hard drive or printer. Peripherals connected to this port can be shared among all connected computers.

Secure Every Connection

The B022-U16 offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers. One administrator account and up to four user accounts can be created.

Access Servers Anywhere with Optional IP Remote Access Capability

The B022-U16 accepts an optional IP remote access unit (Tripp Lite model B051-000) that provides secure IP remote access to connected servers/computers without requiring additional rack space. IP remote access enables system administration, BIOS-level troubleshooting, GUI application installations and equipment reboots from any location using a standard Web browser or multi-platform client software.

Peace of Mind

The B022-U16 is manufactured in compliance with strict RoHS specifications, reflecting Tripp Lite's commitment to environmental responsibility. For peace of mind, it comes backed by a one-year warranty.

Technical Specifications

  • Type: 16-port 1U rackmount KVM switch
  • Number of Ports: 16
  • Number of Users: 1
  • Compatibility: USB and PS/2
  • IP Capability: Yes, with B051-000
  • Certifications: Tested to CE, FCC, RoHS
  • Warranty: One-Year
What’s in the Box

What's in the Box

  • B022-U16 Rackmount KVM Switch
  • 2 x 6-ft. USB + PS/2 Combo KVM Cable Kits
  • USB + PS/2 Combo Console Cable Kit
  • RJ11 to DB9 Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • External Power Supply
  • Grounding Wire
  • Rackmounting Hardware & Rubber Feet
  • Owner's Manual CD & Quick Start Guide
Tripp Lite
KVM Switches
Console Included YES YES
Ports 16 16 16
Users 1 1 1
Compatibility USB and PS/2 USB and PS/2 VGA
IP Manageable w/ B051-000 w/ B051-000 w/ B051-000
Warranty One-Year One-Year One-Year


Learn more about the Tripp Lite B022-U16




D-Sub, USB, PS/2
Computer Connections
16 Ports
Monitor Connections
1 Port
Video Resolution
2048 x 1536
Operating: 0 to 50 C (32 to 122 F)
Storage: -20 to 60 C (-4 to 140 F)
0 to 80% RH, Non-condensing
1.75" x 17" x 6"


USB/PS2 combo KVM cable kits allow you to connect to either a USB or PS/2 computer without the need for separate cable kits
Allows for IP accessibility by connecting a Tripp Lite B051-000 IP Remote Access Unit
A USB 1.1 hub port on the front panel allows a USB peripheral (flash drive, external hard drive, etc.) to be shared amongst connected computers
Multiplatform support: Compatible with Windows, Linux, Mac and Sun
Supports multimedia USB keyboards for PC, Mac and Sun
Daisy-chain up to 31 additional B022-016 or B022-U16 KVM switches to connect up to 512 computers
Daisy-chained station position is automatically sensed – no need for manual DIP switch settings
Station ID LED indicates the switches station position
No software required
Switch between connected computers via push buttons, keyboard hotkey commands or the on-screen display (OSD) menu
OSD can be displayed in English, Spanish, French, German, or Japanese
Auto-scan feature allows for continuous scanning of multiple computers
Hot Pluggable: add/remove computers without powering down the KVM switch
Two level password security: only authorized Users can view and control the connected computers (up to four Users and one Administrator)
Superior video quality: supports resolutions on console up to 2048 x 1536
Rackmountable in 19" rack system (1U)
Firmware upgradeable

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