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Avocent® LV5500 / Avocent® LV5520 KVM Extender Series

Vertiv™ Avocent® LV5500/ Avocent® LV5520 are single and dual head KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extenders that provide remote access to multiple devices over an existing IP network. The Avocent LV5500/ Avocent LV5520 provides users in broadcasting, control centers, and other industries requiring access to multiple devices over IP, the ability to surpass the restriction distance can place, along with providing the speed and imagery they need to be effective and efficient.

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  • Broadcast and Entertainment
  • Banking, Financial and Insurance
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
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The Avocent® LV5500 is a single head high performance extender that provides 24-bit color graphics up to 4K@60Hz, and provides users with real-time access, high resolution clarity, and local console video output. The Avocent LV5520 is a is a dual head, high-performance, point-to-point extender that provides 24-bit color graphics up to 4K@60Hz, along with hi-speed USB 2.0 emulation plus HD and analog audio.

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Avocent® LV5500T/ Avocent® LV5500R KVM Extender
4 x Tri-color status LEDs DisplayPort   4096x2160 @ 60Hz   1.54 in   7.32 in   5.83 in   2.84 lbs  
Avocent® LV5520T/ Avocent® LV5520R KVM Extender
4 x Tri-color status LEDs 2 x DisplayPort out   4096x2160 @ 60Hz   1.54 in   7.32 in   5.83 in   2.73 lbs  


4K @60 Hz - New technology auto-adjusts to deliver high quality video up to 4K/60 on both single and dual head extenders. 
Improve Productivity and Functionality - Take advantage of forward and backward capability with the transparent, hi-speed USB 2.0 ports by connecting to tablets, joysticks, webcams, printers, and more. 
Zero Configuration - Effortlessly connect to various devices without having to go through the hassle of manual setup.


·Fiber or Copper Option - Connect the transmitter and receiver with only a single fiber or copper cable. Expand the range and bandwidth of the KVM extender up to 4km with the fiber cable option. 
Local Port Pass Through (Single Head) - Allows up to two users, local and remote, simultaneous access to the same machine.
USB 2.0 True Emulation (Dual Head) - Device USB emulation ensures the computer will boot without the Rx connected and allows dual PC operation. 

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Vertiv Technical Support for IT Management & Software (Trellis & Avocent products)
+1 888 793 8763
Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Alabama USA
Product areas of focus: Desktop KVM and KM, IP KVM, Secure KVM, Serial Consoles and Gateways, Digital Infrastructure Solutions
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