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Iogear-gcs632u.2504985
6.3 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
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
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 6
6.0
Durability 10
10
Compatibility 2
2.0

Not Wireless/Gaming Compatible

Nairb, Bestbuy
21 May 2011
  • Summary: Received this as a gift, and it works all right with most keyboards. However, if you have a gaming keyboard (ex.
  • Pros: Ease of use, ease of setup
  • Cons: Compatibility. Those most likely to need/want it can find better.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works but ...... with a workaround !

Kalamazoo, Amazon
5 March 2011
  • Summary: I bought this switch because the other one I had had problems with Windows 7. Windows 7 has issues with USB switches which are not specifically supported. This one is OK but unfortunately I had another problem. My wireless keyboard mouse set has only one USB plug, this doesn't work with this switch. You either have to have a wired or wireless mouse/keyboard each with one USB plug. That is a bit of a pain but is what I've done.
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Overall 5
4.6
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Defective right out of the box!

tbird45, TigerDirect.com
29 January 2011
  • Summary: I ordered the 2 Port MiniView USB KVM switch to use with an HP notebook and HP desktop in my home office. Only the left output channel worked. Called Iogear support and they agreed.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Ease of use 10
10
Durability 10
10
Compatibility 4
4.0

Great for older setups, maybe not with new ones.

Primal623, Bestbuy
25 December 2010
  • Summary: This does what it advertises- connects 2 computers with 1 keyboard, mouse, and speaker. Originally I had this connected to two older Dells.
  • Pros: Fast setup, sturdy construction.
  • Cons: Definitely not compatible with all computer setups.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Durability 4
4.0
Compatibility 2
2.0

Inconsistent

dlorah, Bestbuy
7 December 2010
  • Summary: Controlling two laptops running Windows XP Pro SP3 Works OK (sometimes) with separate USB mouse and keyboard devices.
  • Pros: Built-in cables for USB, Video, audio; easy set-up
  • Cons: Does not work consistently with wireless keyboard/mouse combo and booting out of hibernate
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

good but could be better

Amer, TigerDirect.com
27 April 2010
  • Summary: I am using it with a t h i n k p a d T61p and an H P PC with a 82915G GV 910GL Express C h i p set both PC's have windows X P sp3. the monitor is a V i e w s o n i c that supports 1680x1050 with the L e n o v o think pad it works at native resolution of the monitor 1680x1050 with the other PC it can only detect 1400x1050 even though when I plug the monitor directly to the PC it works at native resolution of 1680x1050 but the device is fairly stable apart from a...
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Overall 6
6.0

I give it a Meh

Daniel C., Newegg
4 December 2007
  • Summary: This KVM could be better. I wouldnt use it on anything media related as your sound is somewhat distorted and any extra hotkeys wont work...
  • Pros: I was quite suprised to find out that it uses keyboard hotkeys to switch between computers. tap Scroll Lock twice and it's an instant switch. Pretty good to have between an xbox 360 and my media center PC.
  • Cons: The USB connections on the KVM dont work with any media hotkeys on your keyboard and for some reason windows wont recognize the hardware correctly. I get the little window for "Found new hardware" daily now. The sound is also distorted when running through the KVM for some reason.
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Overall 6
6.0

New product - a little raw

Salty F, Amazon
3 January 2007
  • Summary: Not a full-featured USB switch. Only works with a keyboard and a mouse wich show up as a generic combo device under windows. The USB hub and the media buttons on my Dell USB keyboard don't work when connected through this switch. The audio switch is very noisy. There is even more noise when the computers are turned off. I had to start a new habit of turning off my speakers after I'm done working on the PC.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bought 2. In 3 months, 2 quit working...but good warranty service

Yun Ki Paik, Amazon
24 July 2006
  • Summary: The functioning unit works very well. However, 2 units out of 3 I purchased developed a problem and quit working. I found out that one USB port on the KVM became loose and would no longer hold the connector snug. I contaced IOGEAR warranty service, and they promptly sent me the replancemtns. They now all work fine. Overall, good product and good warranty service.
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