CM8116-EU Console Server


All Models

Serial ports CM81xx – 16, 32 or 48 x RJ45 RS-232 Cisco straight X2 pinout


Ethernet Ports 2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet port with 1500V AC Isolation and ESD Protection

Console Port 1 x RJ45 RS-232 Console Port – Cisco rolled X1 pinout, baud rate 9600

Serial Ports Cisco straight X2 Pinout 50 to 230,400bps, Provides direct connection to device console ports, no adapters needed

USB 2 x USB 3.0 host ports, Can be used for external storage or to manage device console ports

Remote Access Dual Ethernet, aggregation & redundancy, automatic network failover, easy web browser UI IPv6

Console Management

Built-in web terminal

SSH direct to consoles

Optional console keystroke logging

Alert on cable disconnects, text pattern match and more

Multiple concurrent sessions

Power Requirements

Dual AC Dual socket universal IEC C14 inlet 100-240V AC

Power Consumption Less than 15 W (51 BTU/h) typical

Cooling Passive Cooling – can be forward or reverse mounted to suit best airflow

Physical Dimensions

CM8100 – 16-48 ports

Dimensions and Weight 17.3″ x 9.25″ x 1.75″ – 9.5 lbs, 440 x 235 x 44 mm – 4.5 kg

Form Factor 1 RU

Memory & CPU

CPU 1.6 GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9 SoC (Marvell 88F6820)


Storage 32GB eMMC


Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C, 41°F to 122°F

Storage Temperature -30°C to +60°C, -22°F to +140°F

Humidity 5% to 90% (non-condensing)

Environmental Monitoring Built-in temperature sensor

Security, Encryption & Authentication

AAA – TACACS+, RADIUS, Active Directory/OpenLDAP, with local fallback

Embedded Firewall

IPSec and OpenVPN

Trusted Platform Module 2.0

Automation & Scalability

Opengear NetOps Modules

Docker support

Python and Ruby

Perl and bash support


SNMP-Standard MIBs



FCC Part 15 Subpart B:2021 Class A

ICES-003 Issue 7

AS/NZS CISPR 32:2015

EN 55035:2017

EN 55032:2017

VCCI-CISPR 32:2016

CNS 13438:2006-6


EN 61000-3-2-2019

IEC 61000-3-2:2018

EN/IEC 61000-3-3:2013

EN 61000-4-2:2009

IEC 61000-4-2:2008

EN 61000-4-

3:2006:+ A1:2008 +


IEC 61000-4-3:2006

+ A1:2007 + A2:2010

EN/IEC 61000-4-


IEC 61000-4-8:2009

EN/IEC 61000-4-11:2004

Other Agency Approvals CE, IEC 1950, IEC 62368, RoHS compliant.

MTBF 150,000 Hours


4 Years hardware and support included. Optional paid extended warranty available up to 6 years.

SKU: CM8116 Categories: ,


DESCRIPTION: Model CM8116 Console Server, 16 Serial Straight Pinout, 32GB Storage, 1GbE, EU power cord


  • 16, 32 or 48 port serial console server with Smart OOB™
  • Ideal replacement for legacy terminal servers
  • Enables Data Center automation with Python and Docker support
  • Embedded physical security using TPM 2.0 module
  • Dual power supplies with independent monitoring
  • Integrated environmental temperature monitoring


CM8100 Console Server

The CM8100 is Opengear’s newest console manager for data centers and enterprise networks. Building on 18 years of Opengear product innovation and leadership, the CM8100 Console Manager provides up to 48 serial ports, enterprise-grade security using TPM 2.0 module, and independent monitoring using dual power supplies.

Connect 16, 32, or 48 serial console ports with simple straight-through cabling to Cisco®-style serial consoles reliably regardless of the state of your production network.

Host containerized applications to run across any platform or NetOps tools providing more agility and efficiency. Maximize your connectivity and keep data free from slowdowns with Dual Ethernet ports. Manage at scale through Opengear’s Lighthouse Management Software.

Designed and purpose-built energy efficient without compromising performance, the CM8100 requires less power and cooling for a lower total cost of ownership and high reliability.

  • 16, 32 or 48 port serial console server with Smart Out-of-Band™
  • Enables Data Center and Enterprise Network automation with Python and Docker support
  • Ideal replacement for legacy terminal servers
  • Embedded physical security using TPM 2.0 module
  • Dual power supplies with independent monitoring
  • Integrated environmental temperature monitoring


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