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ACS 8008SAC Serial Console

ACS 8000 8-Port ACS single AC

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Best Suited For:
  • Banking, Financial and Insurance
  • Data Center/Colocation/Hosting
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Military, Defense, Aerospace and Missile
  • Nuclear Power
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power Generation
  • Power/Gas Transmission and Distribution
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Telecom
  • Transportation
Warranty: 2 Year Full Coverage Factory Warranty - Optional Extended Warranty Available


NEW! - Cellular option provides primary Out-of-Band or failover connectivity
Environmental sensor port gives visibility into onsite conditions
Access and troubleshoot remote locations using automatic network failover to cellular, Ethernet or analog modem 
Strong dial-up and secure dial-back using optional built-in modem
Compliance with data center access and security policies via customizable, multiple access levels
No need for adaptors with automatic Cyclades™ and Cisco pin-out conversions
Integrated support for 1Gb SFP fiber modules 8 USB ports to support new IT equipment and external devices
Uses an embedded cryptographic module that is based on a FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module
Integration with Avocent DSView™ software for centralized management
 Expanded support for Rack PDUs from Vertiv™, ServerTech, APC, Raritan & Eaton along w/ GXT4/5 UPS systems   


Fast, automated configuration with Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP) 
In-band and out-of-band serial access to remotely manage IT devices anywhere in the world
Automatic gigabit ethernet or cellular failover
Customizable and preset security profiles
Regulatory compliance & easy troubleshooting – online & off-line data logging w/ time stamps

ACS 8008SAC Serial Console
Product Overview
Input Ports
8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital
Graphic Mode
Internal Modem
Service Processor support
Extension Distance
Cellular Support
Yes, via external router
Power Description
Power Supply(s)
Single AC
Input Power (Maximum)
Network Interface(s)
2 GB Fiber SFP, 2 GB 10/100/1000BT Ethernet
USB ports
8 USB 2.0
USB Hub Support
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature
14° to 140°F (-10° to 60°C)
20% to 80% non-condensing
Storage Temperature
–4° to 158°F (–20° to 70°C)
Physical Characteristics
7.5 lbs
3.4 kgs
1.75 in
44.5 mm
17.25 in
438 mm
9.5 in
241 mm
Other supported accessories
1 full size SD card slot

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

How many serial port connections do Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS 8000 Serial Consoles support?
The ACS 8000 family has variants that include 8, 16, 32, and 48 serial ports along with 8 multi-purpose USB 2.0 ports.
What serial protocols/types does the ACS 8000 support?
ACS Serial Consoles are equipped to support RS-232, RS-485, RS-422 protocols via RJ-45 and USB 2.0 on Type A connectors.
How do I connect to and manage the ACS 8000?
In-band and out-of-band access (with network failover) are supported via (2) Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, (2) Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, optional v.92 analog modem and/or external 4G/LTE cellular modem. The appliance provides a web-browser based GUI and local console port for CLI and Linux Shell commands.
Can the ACS 8000 be used to manage PDU and UPS systems?
Yes, the ACS 8000 automatically detects and supports Liebert GXT4 UPS systems, as well as, Rack PDUs from Vertiv/Liebert, ServerTech, ServerTech Pro, APC, Raritan and Eaton.
How does the ACS 8000 provide secure access?
Users are authenticated using TACACS+, RADIUS, LDAP/AD or local authentication. The appliance also includes a built-in firewall with Access-Control Lists (ACLs).
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