DRACO major | 474 Series |KVM Switch

Cat-X / Fiber KVM Switch for DVI, USB, Audio and RS-232

The Draco™ major Switch sets a milestone in the world of Matrix- Switches.

For the first time, the quality of DVI sources, whether connected via fiber or CATx can be switched through a Matrix switch. Highest resolutions of up to 1920x1200 (Duallink up to 2560x2048 projected) in combination with long distances open up the multifaceted possibilities.

The device can be easily set to the various modes of operation:


  • DVI-D
  • Crosspoint-Switch – 32 Inputs to up to 16 Outputs
  • 32:16 Single-Head KVM Switch
  • 16:8 Dual-Head KVM Switch
  • 8:4 Quad-Head KVM Switch
  • DVI-D 1920x1200@60Hz/ up to 24Bit Colors
  • USB- Keyboard/Mouse (depending on device)
  • Optional available with serial/Audio
  • Up to 16 independent Users
  • Up to 1024 connected CPUs
  • Distances:
    -140m @ CATx,
    -400m @ Multimode 50µ,
    -200m @ Multimode 62,5µ,
    -10.000m @ Singlemode 9µ
  • Power Supply 90...240VAC with internal p.s.u. – optional available with redundant p.s.u.
  • I/O-boards available for CATx, Multimode, Singlemode or for user selectable assembly
  • Online Upgrade possible
  • User Management and Access Right Management in up to 1000 levels
  • Comfortable configuration and CPU/User naming
  • Access via OSD (On Screen Display), via serial interface or graphical Web-Interface
  • Seamless integration with Crestron and AMX controllers.


* DVI-D 1920X1200 @ 60Hz / 24Bit Color

* USB Keyboard and Mouse
* USB (HID) Devices or USB 2.0
* Available with optional Serial/Audio connections
* Up to 16 users and 32 sources (cascadable to 1024 sources)
* 140m over CATx
400m over multimode 50u
200m over multimode 62.5u
10,000m over singlemode 9u
* 90-240VAC, 50/60Hz power supply (redundant option available)
* Available in CATx, Multimode, or Singlemode
* Full matrix control for control and diagnostics
* Access via OSD (On Screen Display), serial, or web-based GUI
* KVM supports "follow-me" mode to allow user to setup other displays
to follow on-screen images when active or switched.




Control Room Mode

Student/ Teacher System



















product notation part no.
Draco™ major Switch devices CATx  
Draco™- major, 8x User / 8x CPU K474-U8/C8
Draco™- major, 8x User / 16x CPU K474-U8/C16
Draco™- major, 8x User / 24x CPU K474-U8/C24
Draco™- major, 8x User / 32x CPU K474-U8/C32
Draco™- major, 16x User / 8x CPU K474-U16/C8
Draco™- major, 16x User / 16x CPU K474-U16/C16
Draco™- major, 16x User / 24x CPU K474-U16/C24
Draco™- major, 16x User / 32x CPU K474-U16/C32
Draco™ major Switch devices – free configuration  
Draco™- major, x User/x CPU, empty for free configuration K474-UX/CX
Draco™ CATx E/A board 474-C8
Draco™ Fibre E/A board Multimode 474-M8
Draco™ Fibre E/A board Singlemode 474-S8
Draco™ Fibre E/A board empty, free configuration 474-X8
CATx GBIC for use in Draco™ minor/major 459-1C
Multimode GBIC for use in Draco™ minor/major 459-1M
Singlemode GBIC for use in Draco™ minor/major 459-1S
Draco™ Display board 474-DIS
Draco™ OSD board 474-OSD



Media Extender CATx    
Draco™-Media Units L459-0E R459-0E
Draco™-Media Units, + Audio/serial L459-AE R459-AE
KVM Extender Units CATx    
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head L459-0ES R459-0ES
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head L459-0ED R459-0ED
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head + Audio/serial L459-AES R459-AES
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head + Audio/serial L459-AED R459-AED
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head L459-UT R459-UT
Media Extender Multimode    
Draco™-Media Units L459-0M R459-0M
Draco™-Media Units, + Audio/serial L459-AM R459-AM
KVM Extender Units Multimode    
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head L459-0MS R459-0MS
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head L459-0MD R459-0MD
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head + Audio/serial L459-AMS R459-AMS
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head + Audio/serial L459-AMD R459-AMD

Media Extender Singlemode

Draco™-Media Units L459-0S R459-0S
Draco™-Media Units, + Audio/serial L459-AS R459-AS
KVM Extender Units Singlemode    
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head L459-0SS R459-0SS
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head L459-0SD R459-0SD
Draco™-KVM Units, Single-Head + Audio/serial L459-ASS R459-ASS
Draco™-KVM Units, Dual-Head + Audio/serial L459-ASD R459-ASD
connecting cables / optional accessories part no.
Cat5, S-UTP-Simplex, (4x2xAWG24) - for Single-Head 402-0J
plug assembly incl. 2x Cat5-plugs 402-0A
Cat5, S-UTP-Duplex, 2x(4x2xAWG24) - for Dual-Head 402-1J
plug assembly incl. 4x Cat5-plugs 402-1A
Multimode Break-Out-cable with 2 Fibres 2G50/125 433-2M
plug assembly Multimode incl. 2x LC-plugs 252-2L
Singlemode Break-Out-cable with 2 Fibres 2E/125 433-2S
plug assembly Multimode incl. 4x LC-plugs 252-2L
international power supply unit 90V...230VAC/5VDC-2A IEC connector 260-5E
mounting plate to mount by screws 455-1K
mounting plate to mount by snap on 455-2K
19"-rack mount kit for 1 ... 4 Single-Head devices 455-4G
19"-rack mount kit for 1 ... 4 Dual-Head devices and Draco™- minor 455-8G
19"-mountable power supply for up to three Draco™- minor Switch/Extender Units.
Use with 455-4G or 455-8G rack mount kits.


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