what is the best kind of KVM Switch?

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 19:35:57 UTC 2012

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
>         guys,
>         can any of you with hardware background tell me which are
>         the better KVM makes?  about three weeks ago my "Belkin
>         soho" 4-port kvm switch started going flakey on port #1.
>         I ordered a new one, same make//model except with PS/2
>         plugs.   it arrived 100%  DOA.   I'Ve finally found
>         somebody willing to come over and help me.  Fry's is about
>         12 clicks away.  they have not too many.  maybe an
>         "iogear" (sp?).  is there really that much diff between kvm
>         switch? and if there is, which should I be looking for?
>         tia,
>         gary

Here I issue the obligatory admonition: "Define Best".

However, I have used IO-Gear KVMs, and they're serviceable. OTOH, I
really prefer Avocent, if you can afford them.


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