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StarTech SV431USBAE
5.5* out of 10

StarTech SV431USBAE

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Overall 8

Very nice KVM. But it doesn't come with the rail kit

Gordon K., Newegg
31 March 2014
  • Summary: To the other guy who was surprised that it didn't include any cables - of course there aren't any cables. That's a selling point, not a con. You're supposed to buy the appropriate length and quantity of KVM cables you need separately.
  • Pros: KVM works as you would expect it to. I'm happy with it. Also the indicator lights above each button is nice since it shows you not only which port you have selected, but also shows which ports have a PC connected to them.
  • Cons: I bought this KVM specifically to go into my rack because it appeared to be 1U rackmountable. Technically it is rackmountable, but it doesn't come with the necessary hardware to do it. You need to buy the STC−SV431RACK bracket kit separately. And it ain't cheap. Really, Startech, I have to pay an...
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Overall 10

Just To Be Clear

Andrea W., Newegg
28 August 2013
  • Pros: Looks dandy.
  • Cons: I just wanted to point out that on the manufacturer's website it lists "What's In The Box" and does NOT list cables. Not a big deal except according to the pictures it shows you will need four male-to-female VGA cables. Hard to find (I'm IT and my tech closet filled with cables has none) and some...
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Overall 8

no OSD, but solid

Marcos A., Newegg
21 May 2008
  • Summary: Also has a pretty loud beep when you switch machines. Maybe that's good, but I find it annoying.
  • Pros: Does what it's supposed to do pretty well. Video quality is pretty good, and I have few issues with mouse/keyboard. Sound is ok for analog.
  • Cons: Not really the manufacturer's fault, but newegg has this listed as "push button/OSD" for how you switch PCs. Unfortunately, this is incorrect; this model does not had OSD (On Screen Display). I verified this with StarTech technical support.
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