16x16 Modular Matrix Switch

The VM1600 Modular Matrix Switch offers advanced access and real-time control of multiple local and remote A/V input devices and displays from a single chassis. The VM1600 allows users to independently switch and route video and/or audio content directly to various monitors, displays, projectors and/or speakers simply by pressing front panel pushbuttons. A built-in Scaler encodes the video format in order to provide seamless, real-time switching. The front panel LCD shows a quick view of active port connections, with an option to select an EDID Mode that yields the best resolution across different monitors.

VM1600 is easily expandable and accommodates a lineup of hot-swappable ATEN I/O boards. Equipped with automatic signal conversion, it allows any combination of digital video formats, such as DVI (VM7604 / VM8604) and HDMI (VM7804 / VM8804), thus making it ideal for large-scale A/V applications such as broadcasting stations, traffic and transportation-related control rooms, emergency service centers and any application that requires customizable high speed A/V signal routing.

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Package Contents
  • 1x VM1600 Modular Matrix Switch
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Terminal Block connector
  • 1x Fan Module (pluggable)
  • 1x Power Module (pluggable)
  • 1x User Instructions



  • Connects any of 16 video sources to any of 16 displays in combination with ATEN Modular Matrix Solutions
  • Superior video quality – HDTV resolutions of 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p (1920 x 1080); VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA and WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
  • HDCP 1.4 Compatible
  • Seamless Switch™ – provides continuous video streams, real-time switching and stable signal transmission*
  • EDID Expert – selects optimum EDID settings for smooth power-up and highest quality display
  • Built-in EDID wizard – provides an easy way to customized EDID settings
  • Easily switch between multiple sources and multiple displays
  • Hardware Configuration:
    • Front panel pushbuttons
    • RS-232 serial port
  • System Operation
    • Browser-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    • Telnet
  • Built-in bi-directional RS-232 serial remote port for high-end system control
  • Hot-pluggable:
    • Modular Fan Design
    • Power Module
    • Easy Intergration of I/O boards
  • Video wall - provides up to 32 connection profiles that you can customize into layouts using the web GUI
  • Optional redundant power supply for continuous operation
  • Firmware upgradeable via web
  • Rack Mountable
  • Built-in scaler on each output port to support the scaling function for different video resolutionsNote:
    If Seamless Switch is enabled, the video output will not display 3D, Deep Color or interlace (i.e., 1080i) resolution features. To availl of these features, you must disable Seamless Switch.
Connectors Ethernet 1 x RJ-45 Female
RS-232 1 x DB-9 Female (Black)
RS-485 / RS-422 1 x captive screw connector, 5 pole
Power 1 x 3-prong AC Socket
LCD 1 x LCD Module
Switches Input 16 x Pushbutton
Output 16 x Pushbutton
Video 1 x Pushbutton
Audio 1 x Pushbutton
Menu 1 x Pushbutton
Profile 1 x Pushbutton
Up (↑) 1 x Pushbutton
Down (↓) 1 x Pushbutton
Cancel (←) 1 x Pushbutton
Power 1 x Rocker
LEDs Alarm 1 (Red)
Redundant 1 (Green)
Power 1 (Green)
I/P Rating 100-240 VAC; 50-60Hz; 1.0A
Power Consumption 120V,180W; 230V, 172W
Environment Operating Temp. 0 – 40°C
Storage Temp. –20 – 60°C
Humidity 0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Housing Metal
Weight 17 kg (chassis only)
( L x W x H )
48.20 x 40.30 x 25.60 cm
  • * The specification and pictures are subject to change without notice.
  • * All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.

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Description Ver. Release Date File Name
Firmware Upgrade v2.2.211 2017-01-10 vm1600_v2.2.211.fw
Firmware Upgrade V2.1.202 2016-07-26 vm1600_v2.1.202.zip
Firmware Upgrade V1.7.163 2016-04-20 vm1600_v1.7.163.zip
Firmware Upgrade v1.6.154 2015-12-10 vm1600_v1.6.154.zip
Firmware Upgrade v1.5.145 2015-08-07 vm1600_v1.5.145.zip
Firmware Upgrade v1.4.139 2015-06-15 vm1600_v1.4.139.zip
Firmware Upgrade v1.4.132 2015-05-18 vm1600_v1.4.132.fw
Firmware Upgrade v1.3.126 2014-12-24 vm1600_v1.3.126.zip

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