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IOGEAR GCS1758
5.1 out of 10

IOGEAR GCS1758

Dual interface support - supports computers with either PS/2 o Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great switch for a meeting room

Jorge, B&H Photo
2 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Great switch for a meeting room , we use it on a meeting table to have connection on each seat
  • Pros: Easily Expanded, Easy To Set Up, Fast, Reliable
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Overall 6
6.0

Strike One

Lee B., Newegg
24 May 2011
  • Summary: Hope the replacement works better.
  • Pros: Great, when it works. 8 ports, very easy to use via front panel or hot heys. On screen display. Works with PS2 or USB via different cables.
  • Cons: Could not get it to work with PC with Nvidia GTS250, all other PC's were ok. Mouse sometimes eratic, drag and drop would result in lost files. Video went crazy after 14 days. Reset and lost all video from all 6 PC's hooked to it. RMA'd it today. You need a Serial port in order to update the firmw...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
2 April 2011
  • Summary: Video flicker as you'd expect with any KVM. Managed to get it working daisy chained with another IOGEAR KVM. Feel a bit blackmailed into buying their product to maintain interoperability with a poorly engineered product.
  • Pros: Works very solidly with constant uptime. No issues with multiple operating systems.
  • Cons: USB stack is offensively miserable. Does not function in any sane way. Keyboard and mouse must come in over separate USB ports to work. This precludes use with USB hubs, many other KVM products, etc, etc. Would assume this also cripples passing flash drives, etc through the device, but have not t...
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Overall 4
4.0

Special Cables Needed

Patrick Dempsey "PismoPat", Amazon
8 March 2011
  • Summary: This KVM should not be sold without cables. Special cables are needed and they are expensive if you buy them individually. Though it may be a great device, if you can't connect it, why bother. The same unit is available with cables. I had to return this unit without actually hooking it up.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not So Nice

Bob C., Newegg
11 January 2011
  • Summary: I've owned dozzens of KVM's. A lot of them are Iogear product. This is the first one I've seen from Iogear that simply does not work right. The *exact* same combinations of monitor, software, resolution, and video cards work perfectly with their GCS634 4 port switches.
  • Pros: Nice mostly metal case. Got as part of a deal (now gone) that came with cables, Newegg shipped fast. LED's are a pretty color. Uses standard Iogear cables.
  • Cons: Gets really confused at high video resolutions. Probably fine if you are still stuck with a 15" monitor at 800x600. Randomly disconnects and reconnects. Problem worse with some video cards than others, but it's there on all of them. Fails with Mac's, Win XP, Linux, and FreeBSD software. Fails wit...
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Overall 8
8.0

Everything we needed!!

Rack Man, B&H Photo
15 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Very easy to setup and use.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up
  • Cons: Special cables
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Overall 8
8.0

IOGEAR KVM 8 puertos

Roberto E. Maldonado "robertom", Amazon
1 May 2009
  • Summary: The IOGEAR MiniView 8 ports is an excellent product, met all my expectations, unfortunately, if we compare his version with Mini Synphony View 2-port, you're missing some things, like good rubber feet to prevent slipping at the product put it on your desktop, you need to have network and able to...
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Overall 10
10

Excellent KVM

Kevin G. Conley, Amazon
21 December 2008
  • Summary: I run a computer repair shop. This KVM allows me to service a lot of machines without using a lot of space for monitors and such. It does what it says and is a nice unit.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does what its supposed to do.

J. Fall "MuceJuce", Amazon
17 September 2008
  • Summary: The software interface is a little dated, but the prduct is solid, reliable and straigh forward.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fantastic KVM - except for the V

Paul E. Heroy "Paul Heroy", Amazon
22 July 2008
  • Summary: Having 5 devices (2 laptops, 2 desktop PCs and a Sun workstation), I really thought that this 8 port KVM would do the trick for me as the specs promised everything I need (though not the DVI that I'd love): enough ports, USB, audio/mic, and high res video.
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