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Iogear-gcs612a.6529144
4.5 out of 10

IOGEAR GCS612A

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Reviews and Problems with IOGEAR GCS612A

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Overall 10
10

did exactly what I wanted

J. Liebgold, Amazon
26 May 2013
  • Summary: I have one LED monitor, one emachine keybord, and one generic stereo active speaker box. These are now shared between a Windows Vista emachine and a Windows 7 machine. I can double click the scroll-lock button and toggle back and forth between the two computers. No glitches, plug and play, just like it promised. The only thing I can criticize is the physical shape of the device..
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

noname132123, Walmart
26 February 2013
  • Summary: Product switches as expected. The mouse will drag or stutter (not respond as it should) when Im gaming and under attack. On the non game side it still drags but it is not an issue.
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Overall 10
10

GREAT PRODUCT

TLS, Radioshack
15 April 2012
  • Excerpt: I was able to hook up two towers to one keyboard, monitor & mouse, which made for a more efficient work space in an apartment
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Easy to install. Less than 5 min. Works

Retired7, Radioshack
15 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Connected pc's work as they should.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Reliable, Small
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Overall 6
6.0

Limited support for audio

Madbreaks "Madbreaks", Amazon
17 February 2012
  • Summary: This is the second KVM switch I've owned. I was excited to have audio support. However, upon setup I found that audio response was very poor ~ next to no response from my subwoofer, and all low-end sound seemed to be filtered out. I emailed IOGEAR's support department and received the following response: ------------ Greetings, Thank you for contacting us. Subwoolfers are not supported by this KVM. It will only support a powered two speaker setup.
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Overall 10
10

great product

eaa475, Amazon
17 January 2012
  • Summary: The IOGEAR KVM switch is a very simple and easy way to eliminate extra clutter at your work station. With only one monitor, keyboard, and mouse it eliminates confusion about which one to use. If one computer is turned off, everything still works for the one that is turned on. Great idea and not that expensive, either.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works well, but the documentation stinks!

Amazon Customer, Amazon
1 January 2012
  • Summary: First off, I'm a techie, and not afraid to experiment with *any* computer device. So, when I couldn't get this to work (yes, I read the directions!), I had to scour the web and discovered that the hot key sequence as described in the documentation (Ctrl-Alt-Shift) does NOT tell you that you need to hit AND RELEASE all keys in sequence.
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible product!

R.B "Robert", Amazon
13 November 2011
  • Summary: Terrible product and poor design! I tried everything to make this switch to work with no success. I then called technical support and they couldn't get it to work either. As for design at the connector hub, inputs are to close causing fittings to be cramped and bent. I had to force all connectors: video,keyboard,mouse,& audio to fit properly. This will be going back! Update! Got my replacement and finally got it to work.
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Overall 2
2.0

Just Didn't Work

A. Zavoina, Amazon
22 September 2011
  • Summary: Out of the box, on the 3 PCs, didn't work. Called 24x7 tech support, got through quickly and was told I had to start PC 1, when it was booted start PC 2, etc. Didn't work. Called tech support back, rebooted all 3 machines (you can only see one so you just power them off) he said it didn't matter what order the PCs were started in. Tried two other keyboards. My device worked on whichever PC started first, and only that one. It would not switch between them.
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Overall 10
10

IOGear Rocks

Palerider, Amazon
6 November 2010
  • Summary: This is an excellent way to connect two computers to one monitor, one keyboard and one mouse. This product is plug and play!
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