RackView Sideways 21

KVM Rack Drawer • 21" Widescreen LCD

Product Picture
  • Fold-forward 21.5" LCD display, keyboard, and mouse in a 1U sliding rack-drawer package
  • Innovative sideways sliding drawer with left-side or right-side opening
  • Resolution up to 1920×1080
  • Bright active matrix TFT/LCD display
  • Connects directly to a PC or KVM switch using either the DVI/USB or HDMI/USB interface
  • 104-key USB keyboard and touchpad mouse
  • Full size tactile keyboard with separate numeric keypad for typing comfort
  • Power button turns off monitor power when the LCD monitor is folded shut
  • Supports 16 different keyboard languages
  • Molded front handle for easy grip, slide-out, and fold-away
  • The OSD allows for easy adjustment of the input source, brightness, contrast, and color via front panel push-button control


Can we fit a full-HD, 21" monitor into a 19" rack?. Not a problem with the Rackview widescreen 21" rack drawer.

This sideways sliding RackView KVM station contains a high quality widescreen LCD monitor capable of resolutions up to 1920×1080, a tactile keyboard, and a touchpad mouse. When fully extended from the rack, the monitor will open to the left or right, depending on the model purchased. The widescreen LCD is suited to displaying 1080p video and many applications that become more productive by displaying them in wide format.

The LED backlighting technology and shutdown on close features help to conserve energy and reduce heating in your power-hungry data center.

Installing RackView Widescreen 21" is straightforward. Just follow the instructions in the user manual and screw the provided adjustable mounting rails to your standard 19" rack. Slide the unit into the mounted brackets and secure it.

The RackView + KVM Switch option supports a 12-port DVI/USB switch, conveniently mounted in the rear of the RackView chassis, and includes a quantity of CPU cables for easy installation.

RackView Widescreen 21" will satisfy your needs for a high quality video display. It is perfect for industries requiring high resolution details such as film processing, geophysical imaging, rendering farms, military, medical, or broadcast, but it serves equally well in any data center.


Dimensions 17.4" x 26.4" x 1.73" (441.6 x 670 x 44 mm)
Weight 32.3 lb (14.7 kg)
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Diagonal size 21.5"
Viewing Area 18.78" x 10.55" (477 x 268 mm)
Dot pitch 0.248 mm
Colors 16.7 Million
Contrast ratio 1000:1
Brightness 250 cd/m²
Backlight LED
MTBF 30,000 hours
Response time 5 ms
Power Auto-sensing 100 to 240VAC, 50-60Hz
Watts Max. 32 Watt, Standby 4 Watt
Controls 6 backlit buttons for OSD control1 on/off power button
Connectors DVI female: DVI videoHD15 female: USB keyboard and mouse
Environment Operating temperature: 32°F–131°F (0°C–55°C)Storage temperature: -4°F–140°F (-20°C–60°C)Relative humidity: 20%–90%, non-condensing


KVM Rack Drawers
RV1-CAKVT21L/Kn21" Widescreen LCD, 1920 x 1080, Left Side Opening
RV1-CAKVT21R/Kn21" Widescreen LCD, 1920 x 1080, Right Side Opening
x = L for Left Side Opening, or R for Right Side Opening
RV1-CAKVT21x/KVM-108CMHRackView, KVM Drawer, 21WS" 1920 x 1080 LCD, with an 8-port VGA/USB switch with a 2-port USB hub (8* CPU cables included)
RV1-CAKVT21x/KVM-116CMHRackView, KVM Drawer, 21WS" 1920 x 1080 LCD, with a 16-port VGA/USB switch with a 2-port USB hub (8* CPU cables included)
RV1-CAKVT21x/KVM-108CMBRackView, KVM Drawer, 21WS" 1920 x 1080 LCD, with an 8-port VGA/USB switch and a cascade port (8* CPU cables included)
RV1-CAKVT21x/KVM-116CMBRackView, KVM Drawer, 21WS" 1920 x 1080 LCD, with a 16-port VGA/USB switch and a cascade port (8* CPU cables included)
RV1-CAKVT21x/KVM-12TDVIRackView, KVM Drawer, 21WS" 1920 x 1080 LCD, with a 12-port DVI/USB switch (6* CPU cables included)
Cables (CPU)
CAB-HDMIMM006 HDMI Video extension cable 6ft (2.0m)
Cables (User port)
/K3 DVI-D + VGA-M to DVI-I + (1) USB-A
/nnnDC12/24/48/125/250 DC power option
/HMHDMI with dual stereo speakers, 2W x 2
/SD 3G/HD/SD-SDI Broadcast video
/KM Trackball Mouse
International KB
(add /nn to part number)


Datasheet • RackView Sideways 21 PDF
Manual • RackView Sideways 21 • Installation and Operation PDF