Remote Control Switch

Control KVM from Rugged Push-button Switches

Product Picture
  • Externally mounted push-button switches for switching a KVM port to any CPU port
  • Connects directly to a Rose Electronics KVM switch's RS232 port using a single cable
  • Compatible with Rose Electronics UltraMatrix, UltraConsole, UltraView, ServeView, and MultiVideo products


Remote Control Switch provides quick and easy switching to 2 or 4 computers from a single KVM user station. With the push of a button, the user can instantly switch to the desired CPU port with full keyboard and mouse control. Remote Control Switch 'Stand Alone' version is small and can be mounted almost anywhere. The 'Panel Mount' version is for recessed mounting. Remote Control Switch is ideally suited for small system applications in which switching to different computers from one KVM station is a priority.

Remote Control Switch has a number of customizable options to suit any need:

  • DB9 or RJ11 Serial Interface
  • Panel-Mount or Stand Alone version
  • Square or round push buttons
  • Button color and sequence choices of red, green, clear, and yellow
  • External Power


(W x D x H)
Stand Alone: 5" x 2" x 1" (127 x 51 x 25.4 mm) Panel mount box: 3.35" x 1.75" x 2.6" (85 x 44.5 x 66 mm)
Weight Stand Alone: 0.25 lb (0.1 kg)Panel mount box: 0.45 lb (0.2 kg)
Power Powered by KVM switch (option)External adapter, 90-240 VAC 50-60Hz, +5V DC, 1A (option) Stand Alone: 1W
Distance RS232: 100 feet (30m)
Connectors RS232: DB9M or RJ11Power: 3.5mm jack (oprtion)
Controls KVM port select: Lighted push-button per port
Environment Operating temperature: 32°F–113°F (0°C–45°C)Storage temperature: -13°F–140°F (-25°C–60°C)Relative humidity: 5%–85%, non-condensing


Product Part Number Description
RCS-2RS/xx 2-Port model
RCS-4RS/xx 4-Port model
RCS-4RS/D9/SQ5CY 4-Port model with square buttons, clear caps and yellow LED
/RJ RJ11F Serial Interface
/D9 DB9M Serial Interface
/PMSR Panel Mount
/GCRA Color sequence - Green, Clear, Red, Amber
/SW Optional Power Supply, Part # TFR-05D200FSUP-3.5
CAB-06RJnnn RJ11 Data Cable
ACC-ATRX Serial Adapter - RJ11 to DB9F
CAB-D9MFnnn Serial Cable DB9 Male-Female
 (nnn = length in feet)


Datasheet • Remote Control Switch PDF
Manual • Remote Control Switch • Installation and Operation PDF