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IOGEAR GCS632U
6.1 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 6
6.0

Works ok

Chris S., Newegg
10 September 2014
  • Summary: If you have a specialized mouse you may have issues with this KVM (or all KVMs possibly), not deducting an egg for that.
  • Pros: Price and audio support.
  • Cons: If I have the speaker volume moderately high and move the mouse around I can hear a faint hum as I move the mouse around through the speakers, very annoying.
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Overall 6
6.0

IOGear KVM is a decent piece of hardware

Total C., Newegg
18 March 2014
  • Summary: Overall, this KVM is worth it for the low price. The majority of reviewers agree, and I think my experience is a very uncommon one with this KVM.
  • Pros: This thing is really reliable and has audio. I use this every day at work. Knocked off one egg for scroll lock key issue and one for weird failure issue.
  • Cons: Uses scroll lock as the only possible key to switch between ports. I had a wireless Logitech keyboard that I had to switch out because it didn't have a physical scroll lock key. I even switched one of the custom function keys using the setpoint software and it would not recognize a virtual Scroll...
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Overall 6
6.0

Can't Use Wireless Mouse/ Keyboard

Bruce H., Newegg
15 October 2013
  • Pros: I like the one-key switching over.
  • Cons: Does not allow for use of wireless mouse and keyboard. "Get the GCS72U for that" is what the tech support guy said.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's okay.

Robert G., Newegg
23 June 2013
  • Summary: I think KVM switches should actually have a "switch" rather than being controlled by the KVM on-board software. After seeing many of these reviews, I can understand how it could be frustrating to use this in an enterprise server environment.
  • Pros: Easy setup when you can comprehend the instructions. It works for the most part.
  • Cons: It's not like the KVM switches that I've dealt with. There is no "physical switch" on this KVM, which was the main point of confusion. I'd rather have had the switch on the KVM itself rather than use the keyboard.
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Overall 6
5.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Not so good a deal.

DIY59,, TigerDirect.com
1 February 2013
  • Summary: Well, it worked fine for 8 days. Then one side lost the color, then the resolution then died. Other side works fine so far. Not going to return it, just not going to buy IOGEAR. First time trying them. Lesson learned.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works fine but text looks little blurry

Siva V., Newegg
18 December 2012
  • Summary: Talked to tech support and they suggested to restart machine while kvm switch is connected and set the frequency to 60hz. I tried but no luck . I am using the dell ultrashap monitor.
  • Pros: product looks good, just uses only one usb port on my system
  • Cons: 1. text( & text content in browsers) looks blurry 2. soft key (Control keys some times works randomly)
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Overall 6
6.0

great when it works

Justin M., Newegg
16 April 2012
  • Pros: When it works, it works great. Fast shortcut key switching via scroll lock key. Quick response to typing and display shows fine.
  • Cons: After a few weeks, I've found that it doesn't always play nice with my microsoft natural 4000 keyboard. It'll repeat pressed characters as if I'm holding the key down. I RMA'ed the first one, and had the same issue with the replacement. I found another review that said that this particular keyboa...
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Overall 6
6.0

Mostly good, with a significant caveat

Arthur B., Newegg
20 January 2012
  • Summary: Iogear's technical support person offered an exchange credit towards the DVI/USB model; however, this is impractical when the other connection is to be natively VGA (and due to local bureaucratic paperwork).
  • Pros: Cheap, and in most cases It Just Works. No noticeable sound issues on the fairly cheap speakers I use. I've previously deployed five of these with no significant issues.
  • Cons: There is apparently a hardware issue with video over some analog+digital outputs when used with VGA adapters -- particularly Thunderbolt chipsets (IE: the Apple Mac Mini). The KVMs do work with some of the older pre-Thunderbolt DisplayPort adapters, such as on the mid-2010 Macbook Pro and Mini. O...
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Overall 6
6.0

Dropping Charactesr

Scott P., Newegg
20 September 2011
  • Summary: If it wasn't for the keyboard problem I would give this 5 stars.
  • Pros: This unit solved all of my Windows 7 monitor problems.
  • Cons: Every once in a while the keyboard locks up and any characters I type do not appear. This only happens every few minutes, and lasts for a second or two, but it is enough to be annoying.
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Overall 6
6.0

doesn't work with wireless keyboard/mouse combo

Rohit J., Newegg
30 August 2011
  • Summary: if you are planning to use with wireless keyboard/mouse combo and avoid.
  • Pros: works fine with wireless keyboard/mouse on mac os wireless keyboard is detected on windowx xp and mac
  • Cons: wireless mouse is not detected on windows xp
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