[clug] KVM Question
fletchweb at optusnet.com.au
Wed May 26 11:53:50 GMT 2004
We bought one from Belkin a couple of years ago, can't remember the model
number and I'm not sitting in front of it but it was a 2x8 - that is 8
inputs and 2 outputs. Very handy as we generally have 3 sysadmins working
in close proximity and this enables two to work at the same time directly.
I highly recomment the 2-output thing to anyone that might need it. However
I don't really recommend Belkin. The stuff works but the screens are
slightly blurry, one more than the other (definitely bearable but not
ideal). We payed in the high 3-figure range if I recall correctly but we
should have payed about 50% more and got a really quality box.
From: linux-bounces+fletchweb=optusnet.com.au at lists.samba.org
[mailto:linux-bounces+fletchweb=optusnet.com.au at lists.samba.org] On Behalf
Of Brett Worth
Sent: Wednesday, 26 May 2004 4:23 PM
To: Canberra Linux Lovers Club
Subject: Re: [clug] KVM Question
On Wed, 26 May 2004, Neill Cox wrote:
> I've found myself in need of a four port kvm. Currently I'm leaning
> torwards a ServerLink SL451 from Harris Technology.
I've recently switched from a mechanical one to an electronic KVM switch and
solved a lot of problems. I dont think I'd consider using a mechanical one
ever again. This new one has an on screen display which is invoked by
<CTRL> key 3 times in quick succession. Dont use one of these if you want
games that use the <CTRL> key for fire! :-)
Its an 8 port KNV108 from SI. We paid $798 without cables.
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