The USB Rugged Laptop Console III

Durable Handheld KVM Access for Laptops




The USB Rugged Laptop Console III is the hardier version of our USB Laptop Console II. This durable product comes in a rubberized, robust housing with the same hassle free setup and easy portability.


  • View video (VGA) on a laptop screen.

  • USB keyboard and mouse is emulated so that you can interact with the server as a window on your laptop.

  • The USB Laptop Console is small, portable, and requires no separate power supply.

  • No drivers or software required on server.

  • Software provided for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux laptops.

  • Durable performance, with a rubberized housing

  • Maximum portability with a compact footprint, built-in KVM cables and USB power

  • Hassle-free setup with plug-and-play installation

  • Built-in cables with strain relief to prevent wearing or breaking

  • Supports file sharing and video capture between your laptop and the connected server

  • Optimized viewing with automatic video scaling that resizes the viewing panel to avoid scroll bars

  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200

  • LED indicators for USB, video, and console link

  • Works with legacy and industrial devices

Download the product sheet with detailed specifications for the USB Rugged Laptop Console III (pdf).

Connection Diagram




  • Inputs: Analog VGA video, USB keyboard and mouse (single connector). Captive cables.

  • Outputs: High-speed USB video (480Mbps) to laptop. Female Mini-B connector. Detachable cable.

  • Indicators: High speed USB link activity, Video good, USB keyboard/mouse link activity.

  • Power: Shares USB power from laptop and/or host.

Software Features

  • Max video resolution: 1920x1200 @ 60Hz or 1600x1200 @ 75Hz.

  • Video scaling modes: any scale from 6% to 100% (in 6.25% steps), full screen mode (uses all pixels of your laptop), maximized mode (laptop task bar is accessible).

  • Resize video just by resizing window. Entire video picture is always visible—no scroll bars ever.

  • Video capture includes fixed period and continuous-loop recording options for operational and debugging support (i.e., capture your server’s boot sequence).

  • Video adjustments: fine position control (image centering), sample phase (sharpness), video noise filtering controls.

  • Special keys: easily send Alt+F4, Ctrl-Alt-Del and other key sequences that would otherwise affect the laptop instead of the server.

  • Grab snapshot of screen into PNG or JPEG file.

  • Handy toolbar with common functions. Horizontal or vertical, detachable and removable as well.

  • Required software is included with product. Package includes copy of the latest version at time of manufacture. (request software update)

Laptop Requirements

  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10.

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher.

  • Linux 2.6 or higher.

  • One available high-speed USB port on laptop. 100mA current.

  • 20 Megabytes available disk space for install. 24-bit colour display.

Server Requirements

  • One USB port (full speed) for keyboard, mouse. 500mA current.

  • Analog VGA output. Or by output of DVI/VGA, HDMI/VGA, DisplayPort/VGA adapters.

  • Operating system Compatability: any Windows, Mac OS or Linux system.

Mechanical / Approvals

  • Size w/d/h: 74mm x 115mm x 15mm

  • Weight: 170g

  • Power: max 500mA at 5 VDC

  • FCC Class A, CE, VCCI, AS/NZS CISPR22 Approved and RoHS


  • Operating: 0C to 40C/32F to 104F, 80% rh, nc

  • Storage: -40C to 70C/-40F to 158F

Part Numbers 

ULC300A USB Laptop Console
ULC300A-10 USB Laptop Console – 10 pack