VX160 Matrix Switch

  • Configurable up to a 160×160 switch
  • Modular, 20 port data cards
  • 6.25Gbps bandwidth per port
  • Re-clocking technology maintains signal integrity
  • Protocol agnostic
  • Multi-mode and/or single mode applications
  • Completely non-blocking architecture
  • Route video and data up to 80 kilometers
  • MTBF over 100,000 hours
  • Hot-swappable control cards, data input/output cards, power supplies, fan trays, optical modules
  • Optional redundant control cards and power supplies
  • System Management Portfolio for complete router control and management
  • Certified to Common Criteria EAL4, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B, NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN, and US DoD DISA JITC UCR APL 2013 information assurance (IA) accreditations


Thinklogical’s MX and VX Matrix Switches are high-performance, protocol agnostic, modular and non-blocking switches for complete, end-to-end routing of video and peripheral signals over multi-mode or single mode fiber-optic cable.

The bi-directional configuration capability adds simplicity and control over sophisticated video and KVM visual computing environments. Installed in hundreds of applications, MX and VX Matrix Switches provide scalability, flexibility, security and resiliency for AV and IT systems worldwide.

Thinklogical MX and VX Matrix Switches are Information Assurance (IA) accredited to The Common Criteria EAL4, NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN, TEMPEST SDIP 24 Level B and the U.S. DoD DISA JITC UCR APL. Thinklogical products are designed and manufactured in the USA.

The VX160 is a high performance, non-blocking matrix switch for complete, end-to-end routing of video and peripheral signals. The VX160 is scalable in increments of 20 ports, up to 320 ports, for a unidirectional 160×160 or a bidirectional 160×160 switch.


  • Optical Distance: Multi-Mode 1000m  ∙ 65m: OM1; 350m: OM2; 750m: OM3; 1000m: OM4
  • Optical Distance: Single Mode up to 80km  ∙ All Distances: OS2 (9/125)
  • Optical Wavelength: Multi-Mode: 850nm; Single Mode: 1310nm (CWDM and DWDM wavelengths available, contact Thinklogical for information)
  • Data Rate: 50Mbps to 6.25Gbps per port; Switching Capacity: 2000Gbps
  • Environmental: Operating Temperature: 0°C-50°CHumidity: 5-95% RH, non-condensing
  • Compliance: Approvals for United States of America, Canada, and EU
  • Warranty: One year  ∙ Extended warranties available for purchase
  • Mounting Brackets: 19” Rack Mounting Brackets Included
  • Power Consumption: 850 Watts (fully loaded)
  • Supply Voltage: Universal AC Power Supply, 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz
  • Weight: 103.50lbs (46.95kg)
  • Dimensions: [Tolerance ± 0.039” (1.00mm)]
  • Rack Size: (Width) EIA 19” (482.60mm)
  • Height x Depth: 16RU 27.97” (710.44mm) x 19.65” (499.13mm) w/ fiber mgmt tray
  • Software Updates: USB B Connector (1)
  • RS-232: Serial Ports DB9 Female Connectors (2)
  • 10/100: Network RJ45 Connector (1)
  • Alarm: Closed contact alarm, ten position terminal block
  • Cables Included: (2) AC Power Cable & (1) CAT 5, 4.5m (CBL000001-015FR) & (40) 24” 1.0/2.3 to Female BNC Cables per Coaxial Data Card

How To Buy

Part Numbers

Router Chassis
VXR-000160 VX160 Router Chassis
Data Input/Output Cards
VXM-DI0020 VX160 20 Port Multi-Mode Data Input Card
VXM-DI0R20 VX160 20 Port Multi-Mode Data Input Repeater Card
VXM-DI0S20 VX160 20 Port Single Mode Data Input Card
VXM-DI0C20 VX160 20 Port Coaxial Data Input Card
VXM-DO0020 VX160 20 Port Multi-Mode Data Output Card
VXM-DO0S20 VX160 20 Port Single Mode Data Output Card
VXM-DO0C20 VX160 20 Port Coaxial Data Output Card
VXM-000033 VX160 Control Card
VXM-000002 VX160 Fan Tray
VXM-000003 VX160 Power Supply

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