V-Switch quad 1.40a Release Notes

V-Switch quad 1.40a Release Notes

V-Switch quad Firmware version 1.40a features improved keyboard compatibility and includes minor features and bug fixes.

New Features in 1.40a

Improved keyboard compatibility   

Version 1.40a adds compatibility with programmable keyboards that can send custom key combinations. Now you can efficiently operate a single unit as well as multiple cascaded units with the press of a button.

Raw EDID data

Using the CONSOLE->EDID menu, it is now possible to view the raw EDID data of the connected monitor to facilitate troubleshooting.

New resolution

HDTV 720p (1280x720) is now accepted both as an analog signal as well as a digital signal. Previous firmware versions only support digital HDTV resolutions.

V-Switch quad 1.40 Release Notes

Touch Screen Support

V-Switch quad version 1.40 adds touch screen support to allow the user to operate four computers with a touch screen. The initial release includes support for touch screens from the following manufacturers:

  • elo AccuTouch 2116 Controller Series
    includes monitor models 1215L, 1229L, 1515L, 1522L, 1528L Medical, 1529L, 1537L, 1715L, 1729L, 1739L, 1915L, 1928L, 1928L Medical, 1939L, 2020L
  • TSharc Octopus Controller
    widely used, including in touch screens manufactured by 3M, Microtouch, TrollTouch, The Bergquist Company
  • USB-R5W-HT580-R by XanQ Technology Corporation
    used in the HETEC compact console HE-TFT-RM17

If your touch screen is not on the list, please contact HETEC technical support to determine compatibility.

Touch screen support also adds support for KVM over IP extenders. Now you can use KVM extenders to control a V-Switch quad remotely in quad mode or PiP mode and take advantage of the full V-Switch quad functionality.

Configurations

The introduction of new features has made it necessary to make some of these features optional. The user of the V-Switch quad can choose between the serial control protocol DCP-XML, or touch screen support.

With DCP-XML, the user has a choice of either English and German, or English and Spanish as OSD languages.

Version

Touchscreen support

DCP-XML

English OSD

German OSD

Spanish OSD

Touchscreen

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

DCP-XML EN+DE

NO

YES

YES

YES

NO

DCP-XML EN+ES

NO

YES

YES

NO

YES

All three firmware versions are included as update files with the V-Switch quad and can be chosen and exchanged by the user at any time.

The update files are named according to languages, and features:

For video processor model 905
VSwitch_quad_1.40_905_EN_DE_ES_touchscreen-support.upd

Touch screen support, all languages


VSwitch_quad_1.40_905_EN_DE_dcp-xml.upd

DCP-XML, English and German OSD menus


VSwitch_quad_1.40_905_EN_ES_dcp-xml.upd

DCP-XML, English and Spanish OSD menus


For video processor model 906
VSwitch_quad_1.40_906_EN_DE_ES_touchscreen-support.upd

Touch screen support, all languages


VSwitch_quad_1.40_906_EN_DE_dcp-xml.upd

DCP-XML, English and German OSD menus


VSwitch_quad_1.40_906_EN_ES_dcp-xml.upd

DCP-XML, English and Spanish OSD menus

 

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