Good price and company. That being said, customers who attempt to use wireless keyboards and mice find Avocent switches, like this model: I’ve used this KVM with 4 workstations 3 windows, 1 linux for about a month and have had none of the problems you would expect to find on lesser and cheaper KVMs. Things that are great about it: If it worked, it would merely mirror the video output on two screens. If not, please tell me will it work without monitor connected at all?
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Two cables are built into the switch gcs634k two are detachable. Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous from From mediocre to bad I already reviewed this product before receiving an offer to do it again after a week.
However, this product application has not been tested and we cannot guarantee the compatibility. Hot-Key Switching The gs634u allows you to change computers via pre-programmed hot-keys. I particularly liked the ability to switch the keyboard and monitor while chosing to keep the audio with another computer so I can set up iTunes or the Sony Location Free TV player on an extended monitor then switch to a laptop to do my work.
Again, we could not guarantee that it would function as desired.
Unfortunately, no, this unit is designed for four computers to share one monitor. VGA resolution of up to x is supported, making this a great solution even for large displays. This type of configuration may work, but it is not supported and would not be a true dual-monitor setup.
I was able to use on of the cables to hook up my one monitor to the KVM, not needing to unhook any monitor VGA cables I was using from my other monitors.
The unit has locked up, requiring a reset.
IOGEAR – GCSU – 4-Port VGA USB KVM Switch with Audio and Cables
If not, please tell me will it work without monitor connected at all? It may be possible to set it up as you describe, but we could not guarantee compatibility. It features a hot-key interface for quick and easy switching. You will be charged as soon as the manufacturer receives this drop-ship order. This allows you to easily change from one computer to the other. According to the manufacturer, this KVM switch does support Windows igoear operating systems. Things that aren’t so great about it: I have a Logitech wireless keyboard and mousethat use gcs634i “Unify” dongle.
This early flakyness and lack of functionality for independent swithching of sound leads me to expect this thing will not work for long. Hot Key switching between setups works as advertised. It is easy to set up and easy to use. Maximizing Multitasking Read More. This unit is now worse; mice or other pointing devices lack iohear – behaviour is a little awry – like only one scroll wheel working on the PC mouse, while the Mighty Mouse scroll ball does not work – even though by gcs634i the Mighty Mouse works!
Good price and company.
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Requires powered speakers systems. That being said, customers who attempt to use wireless keyboards and mice find Avocent switches, like this model: Mac users be sure to read the directions to switch the hot key for the Mac keyboard Ctrl key, then follow the normal directions for monitor switching.
This is a great solution for anyone who wants to share a single monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers between multiple computers.
Also no software to download or install, your computer will automatically notice the switch and work from there. No lock-ups, switches instantly after hotkey combination is entered, various hotkey combinations available, sits flat on the desk Cons: In addition, it has two other available ports to connect them to your computers for future expansion. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.