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Iogear-gcs632u.2504985
6.5 out of 10

IOGEAR GCS632U

Use one USB keyboard, monitor and USB mouse to control two USB Read more

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Reviews and Problems with IOGEAR GCS632U

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Overall 4
4.0

Worked great, then died.

Sleepy, Radioshack
24 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Worked great for about six months, then was intermitant for a week, then it died. End of story.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast Connection Speed
  • Cons: Unreliable connection
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

Manx3, Walmart
6 April 2013
  • Summary: Nice KVM switch but it doesn't work with my CRT. It does work with LCD monitor. I didn't try the audio. Contacted IOGEAR Tech Support. They are friendly but seem to have limited knowledge of their products.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Woks well

,, TigerDirect.com
4 August 2012
  • Summary: Did have to downgrade my mouse to a regular usb scroll but is exactly what I wanted from it. Offers keyboard key for switching rather than a remote connected to kvm which is a spacesaver to say the least. Would buy it again if needed.
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Overall 4
4.0

Ghosting

Brian, Mwave.com
26 January 2011
  • Summary: Had this worked, I would have loved this switch. The poor image quality and the screen resolution is a deal breaker, though. I have already started the process to return this unit, and I will be purchasing a better model.
  • Pros: Allowed me to switch between two computers. Switches fast.
  • Cons: Improperly detected monitor resolution. On one computer I had 1280x1024 while the other had 1440x900. I should have been able to use 1680x1050. Also, I have very apparent ghosting present meaning everything has shadows where there should be crisp edges. I also get vertical lines that are less apparent, but definitely there.
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Overall 4
4.0

USB KVM doesn't work with laptop port replicator

Richard, Amazon
25 June 2010
  • Summary: I bought the product for use with my home desktop and my work laptop. I use a port replicator with the laptop and when I went to use the KVM, it woulld switch between PCs OK, the mouse would work but the keyboard would not. I contacted IOGEAR through their website and did get back an answer within 24 hours (forget trying to call, I went on death hold).
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Overall 4
3.6
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Not at all practical

AVANBEEK, TigerDirect.com
11 May 2010
  • Summary: I purchased the exact same model elsewhere. There are some pros. For starters, all the cables are built in so you don't have to buy them separately. Also, it can also connect the audio to that monitor or speaker system. That's about as far as it goes. The biggest problem that I have with it is that you have to do this very intricate combination to get it to go into hotkey mode. Once in hotkey mode, just double tapping scroll lock should get it to switch.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for gamers

paschwarz, PriceGrabber
1 January 2009
  • Summary: G11 logitech (one of the better gaming keyboards) looses power. Confirm connections, just seems to drop keyboard function. Perhaps keyboard needs more power than can be supplied through KVM.
  • Pros: Ease of use. Price reasonable.
  • Cons: Not for high end gaming keyboard.
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Overall 4
4.0

Mouse click is not accurate

kuppas, PriceGrabber
15 February 2007
  • Summary: Just selecting a file trying to open it. Inside the IDE, I am not able to place the cursor in a particular position using the mouse and it always selects the entire line. It is very annoying and I never buy it again. If you are writing lot of coding then it will waste your time.
  • Pros: Automatically detects, Video resolution is good
  • Cons: Single click on the mouse sends double click. It is very annoying.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not very good!

Mr. T. Baxter, Amazon
10 December 2006
  • Summary: This does not work with cordless keyboards-mouse units.Also makes speakers sound bad.
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Overall 4
4.0

Intermittently repeats keys, sometimes locks up

meyerszoo, epinions.com
12 October 2006
  • Excerpt: I had a bit of a hard time getting this to work initially. I plugged everything in, and the keyboard
  • Pros: Very small, very nice to use - when it works.
  • Cons: Inconsistent. Repeats keystrokes sometimes. Locks up sometimes.
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