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Trendware TK-404KR
3.9 out of 10

Trendware TK-404KR

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Reviews and Problems with Trendware TK-404KR

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Overall 4
4.0

Close but no cigar

I A., Newegg
6 February 2008
  • Summary: If Trendnet solved the problems it could be a popular product because there are few DVI and PS/2 alternatives.
  • Pros: Worked well when first received and cable set of good quality.
  • Cons: This unit worked well for a few months before things started to go bad. On occasion the unit 'locked' up, and to free it there had to be four computers powered on. Once it starts working again it will go for days, even weeks with only one or two powered on before the problem recurs. The reason th...
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Overall 2
2.0

It's just bad and tech support is bad too

Anonymous, Newegg
22 June 2007
  • Summary: Trendnet customer support is very poor. They made 3 different promises by three different people to call me back and never did. I spent lots of time in their voicemail hell trying to get through to people and when I did all but one of the several I talked to tried to pass the buck or have me wait...
  • Pros: None. Do not buy
  • Cons: This is my second review of this product. I returned the first one because the video was not working properly, the replacement unit did the same thing. I spent lots of time on the phone to tech support and they were not able to help. I am returning this to get a different make and model
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Overall 6
6.0

Locks up on 64 bit

Anonymous, Newegg
14 June 2007
  • Summary: When it locks up it is only on my 64 bit machine. I get an error logged. Could not set the mouse sample rate. It is a system error event 22 i8042prt. I contacted tech support and they dont have a clue. So when I lock up I just reboot.
  • Pros: N/A
  • Cons: Locks up
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Overall 4
4.0

Hmmmmm

Anonymous, Newegg
3 June 2007
  • Summary: would have been nice if they had included USB ports as well (hint hint, ports as in plural). Also I love my wife and kids
  • Pros: If I get a working one it seems it will be a nice unit
  • Cons: When I switch from one computer to another the keyboard, mouse and audio will switch but the video goes blank, I'm obviously the unit I got is bad, so now I'm out S&H money to send this back for a replacement, if the next one is bad I'll get a refund and buy another make/model, will write another...
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Overall 4
4.0

DO NOT BUY - Locks Up all the time

Daniel W., Newegg
13 May 2006
  • Summary: DVI KVM's are very new, so I hope I can find one that works. I am in search of a replacement....
  • Pros: I upgraded from VGA to DVI and needed a good KVM. After reading all the horror stories about most of the DVI KVM's I chose TrendNet because they have a solid reputation on all the other gear I have.
  • Cons: This switch locks up when you boot a computer not selected, when you move the mouse during boot and also internmitantly. I have followed the instructions to use the Hotkeys and it just locks up where you have to power every computer off and unplug the KVM or disconnect everything just to free it ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Very Flexible

David L., Newegg
6 April 2006
  • Summary: I bought a TK-404KR and a TK-403KR. This gives me 4 stereo audio pairs to switch and two monitors on four computers. I feed mic and FR/FL into the DVI KVM, and RR/RL and C/SW into the VGA KVM. I use a pair of keyboards with a pair of mice in front of a pair of 1600x1200 flat panel monitors.
  • Pros: DVI, audio, PS/2. Very nice. Seldom get locked up.
  • Cons: R+L are switched going through the KVM
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Overall 10
10

User Review

David L., Newegg
4 February 2006
  • Summary: Would love a 5.1 version of this with dual monitors!
  • Pros: Love this KVM. Works as it should. Nice to have sound move with the keyboard/video/mouse.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 4
4.0

Locks up....

David S., Newegg
23 January 2006
  • Summary: Don't do what I did and ignore the few bad reviews these switchs get. It's useless, if your still thinking of buying this switch, just throw your money in the trash and save yourself the headache.
  • Pros: 4 DVI connections, other than that it's your average KVM switch.
  • Cons: It locks up constantly, even with the power adapter. No way to reset the switch after lock up only thing you can do is restart your computer. I'm using it with a basic PnP keyboard and MS Explorer mouse, nothing special to blame for the problems.
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Overall 8
8.0

Only Rackmountable DVI KVM

Anonymous, Newegg
3 July 2005
  • Summary: This is (as far as I can find) the only rackmountable DVI KVM switch. Due to some minor keyboard and mouse issues that I've had, I'm giving it 4 stars.
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