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Iogear-gcs634u.2504937
7.2 out of 10

IOGEAR GCS634U

Connect speakers to enjoy audio from any connected system Re Read more

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Reviews and Problems with IOGEAR GCS634U

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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 10
10

Very good product - My second one

Gilles,, TigerDirect.com
16 December 2013
  • Summary: I purchased the first one for the office and simply worked and did what it's supposed to do. I purchased the second one, exact same model, for home.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works well, but keyboard shortcuts are a pain

dvb123 "dave", Amazon
12 December 2013
  • Summary: EDIT: After contacting IOGear support, I was informed that the product no longer supports the keyboard shortcuts that I stated weren't working for me below. I'm deducting a star for that. Purchased this KVM after buying a less expensive one that didn't work well to switch between my linux desktop and laptop/docking station. Eventually found a blog post that mentioned this one works, which is the case. Switching takes a couple seconds, but is acceptable.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

Wallyperm, Walmart
7 September 2013
  • Summary: The pros for this item is the ease of setup for the novice user, and the ability to switch the audio. The cons are 1) you must use the supplied custom cables - if you are replacing a switch or want to use cables already in place, this is not the switch for you (the custom cables carry keyboard, video, mouse, and audio signals).
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Problems with Fedora Xorg drivers

brohug,, TigerDirect.com
24 April 2013
  • Summary: The device doesn't seem to consistently and reliably relay accurate EDID information from the monitor to the Xorg driver, regardless if it is nvidia or intel. Have to resort to explicit modeline configuration.
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Overall 9
8.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 10
10

Just What I Needed

Kahunapig,, TigerDirect.com
4 April 2013
  • Summary: My home desk runs up to 4 computers, a home server, a desktop with tv video, a personal laptop, and often a company laptop. I had a two port KVM, but it needed replacing. It wasn't USB and didn't have any audio cables. This 4-port box was delivered 2 day early. Kudos to Tiger Direct! It is pretty and well built, but lives under my desk. More important, it has long sturdy cables that reach all my computers easily, as they are space all over the floor and desk.
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Overall 10
9.6
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

Works well

Jim F, TigerDirect.com
17 March 2013
  • Summary: Out of the box I had problems, nothing worked and it hung up again and again. Had to keep rebooting and hooking up an extra monitor just to see what was going on. Seems the NEW keyboard I decided to use with the new switch was defective. Got an old one and everything works fine. Only problem is in getting used to the keystrokes. I had a different switch that used PS2 and a different key combination. The KVM has been working fine since replacing the keyboard.
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Overall 10
10

Works great

Steve - Work from home, B&H Photo
12 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I now run four computers off of my 60" LED smart TV via wireless keyboard and mouse, and I can toggle between them quickly. All cables are included, I just plugged everything in and it worked great.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Small
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Overall 10
10

Very good product

Stephen L., Newegg
16 January 2013
  • Pros: This device is a workhorse. I've had one and used it daily since October of 2007. The only issue I've had is that a lightning strike that took out several electronic systems in my building also took out the sound capabilities of this switch. However, the KVM part still works great. Basically, it does what it is supposed to.
  • Cons: Can't think of any cons after using the unit for over 5 years
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Overall 10
10

Great product if you are looking for a KVM switch I highly recommend it.

jiani101, Ebay
10 November 2012
  • Summary: This was a great buy as it allowed me to connect my mac and windows servers and a latop to one monitor and keyboard. Nice cleaned up some clutter.
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Overall 7
6.6
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Not in love

Villageac,, TigerDirect.com
30 October 2012
  • Summary: It works. But not very well - you need weird keystrokes to go from attached computers - scroll lock scroll lock enter. I only have 2 computers attached, but when I want to go from one to the other, it has to jump thru all ports instead of only to the 2 active ports. It has managed to negatively impact the monitor - as much as I have messed with the settings, the left edge of my screen is off the monitor.
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