Stephen C. Tweedie
sct at redhat.com
Mon May 15 05:51:29 PDT 2000
On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 01:02:53AM -0400, Store11 at aol.com wrote:
> I have experienced the same thing with my Belkin F4D104-OSD KVM switch. I heard that cheaper KVM switches did not work very well. I went with the Belkin because it was higher priced (about $250 USD) and I have had good luck with other Belkin products.
> The graphics & video are fine at 16 million colors @ 1280x1024, however the mouse & keyboard would stop responding every few channel changes.
> IMHO every kvm switch has problems (except possibily the most expensive). Has anyone had GOOD luck with a particular KVM switch?
I'm typing this from a Belkin OmniView SE-4. I haven't had the slightest
problem with it. I've got machines on it running anything between VGA
text and 1280*1024*16, and there is no noticeable signal degradation.
Keyboard and mouse both work flawlessly, and it copes just fine with the
fact that some of my machines are running ps/2 keyboards+mice, some are
running AT keyboards and serial mice. It switches between them
You can connect multiple OmniViews to manage more than 4 systems from a
single console (up to 4 omniviews -> up to 16 managed systems).
I'm very satisfied with it.
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