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IOGEAR GCS1104
6.4 out of 10

IOGEAR GCS1104

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Overall 8
8.0

Sweet little KVM

Anonymous, Newegg
10 February 2016
  • Summary: My workspace has a personal gaming machine, a work notebook (on a dock/replicator) and client notebooks rotating in and out. Am I able to jam soundcloud through one pc, and work on second? You betcha. Dropping a corporate notebook into the switch is so easy the client can do it themselves.
  • Pros: This is a nice piece of hardware.; the quality of the device is high. Its compact but heavy and stays in place when you physically push a switch button. But why, my friend, use a button when you have hotkeys? Sweet, sweet hotkeys so easy to use. iogear put some though into the usability of this K...
  • Cons: Cables aren't gold plated, but then you didn't pay for that, did you? The only thin worth mentioning is you can't back the rear edge of the switch flush with the very edge of the desk as the rear cables lift the front edge up about 5 degrees. The solution is to pull it away from the edge about tw...
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Overall 10
10

Simple and Easy

virtualfunk, B&H Photo
17 January 2016
  • Excerpt: Great KVM switch, easy to install and works perfectly. Had to go with this model because previous model (IOGEAR GCS922U) does not have the EDID feature to keep a monitor alive when switching to another PC. Highly recommend this KVM switch for those who need DVI/USB/Audio interface switching.
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Overall 10
10

Worked fine out-of-the-box

Donald T., Newegg
26 December 2015
  • Summary: I currently have it set up with three Macs, and it works great. Recommended purchase.
  • Pros: Set-up was very easy, and everything worked perfectly right out-of-the-box. Unlike some of the previous reviewers, I didn't need to do any voodoo to get the mouse to work properly, and I didn't need to do any firmware updates. So, I'm thinking that the Iogear folk took the previous reviews to hea...
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 6
6.0

Power-On Detection Fixed

Nayan S., Newegg
29 November 2015
  • Summary: It only took 2 plus years, but Iogear "finally" enabled Power-On detection toggling. A little story to show how Iogear does business: My past experience with Iogear KVMs is that the port stays on that port when the computer is turned off.
  • Pros: One of the better DVI KVMs on the market, even better now with Power-On detection toggling.
  • Cons: Firmware turnaround time needs improvement. I think this is due to internal company management not approving these changes fast enough, not hardware complexity.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent product

Rod, B&H Photo
22 October 2015
  • Excerpt: I'm running 3 computers on this KVM switch. Function is a breeze. I like the option of audio follows/audio doesn't follow-when you switch around systems. Build is solid, this box is worth the money.
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't work

Joseph I., Newegg
23 September 2015
  • Pros: Not much
  • Cons: The audio port is so poorly shielded that I can hear constant crackling in my headphones, and the usb ports are so unreliable that my keyboard drops keystrokes and my mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects. I sent it back within 3 hours of getting it.
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Overall 10
10

Should have bought one years ago!

TeflonKnappster, B&H Photo
17 August 2015
  • Excerpt: This IOGEAR GCS110-4 4-Port KVMP switch is my first purcahse of this type of gear...should have bought one years ago. I had checked out one of the other brands, but the manufacturer's web-site had the same photo and description for two models, very confusing.
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Overall 10
10

Works good

Bruce F., Newegg
10 May 2015
  • Summary: I use this with 4 computers running Windows 7, 8.1, and XP systems. I have a Logitech 510 wireless keyboard and mouse connected to front port and works without problems. Connect to 2.1 speakers and a 1920X1080, 24" LCD. Headset jack in front works great.
  • Pros: Works has advertised. Have been using going on 3 years, works with wireless keyboard and mouse (see note below) speakers and headsets.
  • Cons: Due to its lite weight moves/shifts easy on desk with all cables connected. Due to the order of booting some motherboards will not allow booting up into BIOS at startup. This is common with KVMs and even with some wireless keyboards. Cannot take off points for that but you will need to plug keybo...
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Overall 10
10

IOGEAR Performs

TVTEACH, B&H Photo
12 April 2015
  • Excerpt: 4 port DVI Switch makes it easy to use multiple computers or inputs to one monitor. Simple to hookup and very compact. Looks like quality build
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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good

John R., Newegg
12 January 2015
  • Pros: My new employer uses Macs so my old PS2/VGA KVM solution between my old work PC and my personal PC wasn't going to cut it. I decided to cut the cord and move to a USB/DVI solution to get something that worked for my new Mac and my home PC (Win 7). Unlike my old bus-powered KVM, this one has an ex...
  • Cons: It is hard to tell which firmware version you have. The 'list out current settings' function (HSM + [F4]) does not show that. They should have that output list the model # and the installed firmware version. I was finally able to determine that IOGEAR encodes the version in the USB device name. I...
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