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Vertiv Avocent HMX8000R - IP KVM Receiver | 4K video 10 GbE | 4 USB2.0

The Vertiv Avocent HMX8000R - IP KVM Receiver (HMX8000R) is a high performance KVM extender that offers 4K video over a single fiber connection, along with audio and USB. It delivers pixel-perfect, color accurate picture quality at 4K 60Hz and USB2.0 for fast switching. The 1U receiver enables users to locate critical computing hardware in secure, temperature-controlled environment, away from the user work station.

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Key Benefits
4K QUALITY: Pixel-perfect with zero latency at 4K 60Hz over a single fiber connection.
10 GB ETHERNET CAPABILITY: It can support fiber connections.
REMOTE ACCESS: Ensure quality and security of critical devices when accessing them remotely.
FAST SWITCHING: Quickly access critical devices with less than a second switching.
BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE: Use with Vertiv Avocent HMX 5000/6000 switches without special modification.
Best Suited For:
  • Broadcast and Entertainment
  • Data Center/Colocation/Hosting
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation


4K video @ 60 Hz
Security via TLS certificate-based encryption
Local area network (LAN) operation with unlimited extension distances; no need for dedicated cabling between user and computer
Onscreen (OSD) display at each user station; remote OSD allows video to be pushed and controlled at another station or video wall 
System backups stored internally, externally or via email
Updates may be scheduled hourly, daily or weekly 


Less-than-a-second switching between target computers
Any-to-any matrix configuration
Multicast 1:1 pixel mapping with instant video transmission
IP-based technology that removes distance limitations of the past
USB 2.0 compatibility enabling use of most tablets, shuttle, and joy sticks (reference the USB6000 for non-supported USB requirements
Fully redundant system with auto failover
Remote access capability    

The Vertiv Avocent HMX8000 IP KVM System is a high performance KVM system that provides access to system computers via a standard IP infrastructure network, allowing users the ability to access and share computing offers 4K video over a single fiber connection, along with audio and USB. It is ideal for demanding applications that require high resolution and zero latency such as in broadcasting, sports venues, pre- and post-production editing, control rooms and collaborative environments. An IP-based KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extender, it allows critical computing hardware to be housed remotely from the user workstation in a secure, temperature-controlled environment. It is designed to improve productivity, reduce IT costs and produce better business results. This KVM system provides powerful administrative tools and connection-management control for the network resources without compromising quality.

Vertiv Avocent HMX8000R - IP KVM Receiver | 4K video 10 GbE | 4 USB2.0
Product Overview
Input Ports
5X USB Type A
Output Ports
Speaker & Mic
Video Connection
2X Display Port
Video Resolution
4K @ 60 Hz (4096*2160)
Graphic Mode
Extension Distance
See Manual
Power Description
Power Supply(s)
External 12VDC, 5A
Network Interface(s)
10 GB SFP (No 10/100/1000 Support)
USB ports
5X USB Type A
USB Hub Support
USB 2.0 with Class Control
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature
0 to 50 C / 32 to 122 F
10-90% non-condensing
Storage Temperature
0 to 60 C / 32 to 140 F
Physical Characteristics
4 lbs
1.8 kgs
8.3 in
210 mm
8.5 in
215 mm
1.6 in
40 mm
Other supported accessories
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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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