With the following file you’ll be able to have ClusterSSH like experience from within Emacs and some term buffers.

The cssh.el offer those bindings:

While in the * cssh * controler buffer, you’re in line mode. Free typing will not impact any term.el buffer until you hit one of those keys:

And those special keys for the mode to be more than practical:

NOTE: In Emacs < 22, requires package

What happens when cssh.el goes overboard: [1]