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StarTech SV221DVIDD
4.4* out of 10

StarTech SV221DVIDD

This compact 2-port dual monitor KVM switch (DVI+DVI) offers the Read more

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Overall 10

Works Great

Bonnell A., Newegg
12 April 2010
  • Pros: I purchased this unit over a year ago and haven't had any problems with it. I am about to purchase an identical second unit for our office and hope it will work as well as my current switch. My monitors are HDMI HP w2408h's running at 1920 x 1200 and the switch handles it without any problem. The...
  • Cons: None
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Overall 4

Not as Advertised Here

Keith W., Newegg
17 March 2008
  • Summary: Bottom line: If you need analog only and your on a tight budget, this KVM can do the job, but get the VGA version (much cheaper), and be sure to use a compatable power adapter, (neither type comes with one).
  • Pros: Works well for analog signals.
  • Cons: 1st of all, I have had the VGA version of this KVM for the past two years. It works perfectly IF you use a compatable power adapter. The PS/2 port just doesn't do it justice. The same is true of this DVI version. 2nd, The picture with labels here is dead wrong. The DVI Ports are NOT dual-link -th...
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Overall 2

Does NOT work

Anonymous, Newegg
2 May 2007
  • Summary: Both machines work fine without this KVM in line. Just got RMA and will try another KVM from Newegg (which looks awfully similiar to this one but is supposed to have a different chipset without analog support).
  • Pros: Works ONLY when both machines have been already booted by connecting straight to monitors
  • Cons: Will NOT survive boot up from either of the two connected computers. Have called tech support. They cannot help.
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Overall 2


Ron B., Newegg
8 January 2007
  • Summary: Ante up for a better brand. With this one, you don't even get what you pay for.
  • Pros: Nice box.
  • Cons: Didn't work once I removed it from the nice box.
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