Avocent HMX5100T

The Vertiv Avocent HMX5100T is a high performance KVM extender Transmitter (TX) from the HMX 5000/6000 product line featuring Single Head DVI-D (Single Link), USB, Audio (3.5mm in/out), RS232 (9-pin-D-type), 8pp8c (Ethernet over twisted pair), and SFP ports.

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The Avocent HMX 5000 Series is an IP-based high performance KVM extender that forms part of the matrix solution. This enables you to locate your critical computing hardware in a secure and temperature controlled environment away from the user work station, while maintaining a pixel perfect desktop experience.



  • USB 2.0 with Class Control – Enables connection of USB devices from mice and keyboards through to graphics tablets, jog shuttles, joysticks and 3D explorers, alongside mass storage devices.
  • EDID Management
  • EDID Management – Intelligent EDID management allows the true characteristics of the monitor to be passed back to the computer. This ensures perfect video display without the additional configuration
  • Plug and Play – These devices are delivered in a zero config state so you can plug them in and start working on them straight away. There is no need for drivers or software to be installed.
  • Redundant Network Operation – The units are able to detect whether the network is in operation and can automatically change to its second network port if it detects a failure.
  • Ideal for Control Rooms
    – Plug and play
    – 100m extension distance on single Catx; unlimited using standard IP network
    – 500m to 10km over fiber
    – Single link, single head configuration
    – 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz maximum resolution
    – USB mass storage supported plus keyboard, mouse tablet and touch
    – Screen mass storage
    – Redundant network operation

Technical Specifications:

  • Hardware Compatibility – All computers with DVI-D, USB, Audio, RS232 – requirement dependent.
  • DVI-D – Digital Visual Interface (digital only) – The system supports a Single-Link DVI-D resolution to a maximum of 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
  • USB 2.0 with Class Control – Supports USB 2.0 devices (low, full and high speed). The system has a security feature allows the blocking of non HID devices. Isochronous devices are not supported (e.g. USB audio or video devices).
  • Digital Stereo Audio – The system delivers analog stereo audio (line in, line out) digitally across the network.
  • RS232 – RS232 can be passed between the units to a maximum baud rate 115K2. RS232 is reserved for power control.
  • Software Compatibility – All known operating systems (except Sun BIOS access).
  • Computer Connections Transmitter (TX) – 1 x DVI-D, audio 3.5mm in, audio 3.5mm out, USB type B, RS232 9-pin D-type 1 x 8p8c and 1 x SFP
  • Physical Design – 1U compact case, robust metal construction. 198mm/7.92” (w), 44mm/1.76” (h), 150mm/6.0” (d), 1.1kg/2.7lbs.
  • Power – 2.5mm DC jack (power adapter included),100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 0.8A, input to power adapter. 5VDC 20W output from power adapter.
  • Operating Temperature – 0 to 40°C / 32 to 104°F.
  • Approvals – CE, FCC.


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