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Fitted with one VGA input and four VGA outputs, the StarTech VS410RVGAA switch lets you route four VGA sources, with corresponding audio, to one VGA display at resolution up to up to 1920x1200 (PC) or 1080p (HDTV). This eliminates the hassle of frequent cable swapping when switching between multiple source equipment, perfect for use in boardroom settings to let visitors connect their individual laptops to your display or projector. It works the switching through the front panel push-buttons, remotely using RS232 serial command, or with the included remote control.
Audio Support This unit supports the switching of audio and video simultaneously for a complete A/V experience.
Superior Picture Quality Supports VGA Video bandwidth of 650 MHz and resolutions up to 1920x1200 (1080p) to maintain the picture quality for crisp, sharp images.
Easy, Convenient Switching Includes front-panel push buttons, an easy-to-use remote control, and an RS232 PC control for versatile switching between devices.
This review is from: StarTech 4 Port VGA Video Audio Switch with RS232 control VS410RVGAA
Pros: This is a VERY high quality VGA switch. It's entirely electronic, not mechanical, but unlike a lot of electronic switches it absolutely does not cheap out. The box is very sturdy and can take a serious pounding. Four LEDs indicate which path is active in addition to a power LED which is off completely when the unit is turned off. There is a serial remote outlet in the back in case you are looking to use this with pro equipment. Works great for PC use, games, video, just about anything, at any resolution. I've personally used it with 1920x1200 and the image is artfact/defect free, you would never know your equipment were not connected bare. Sound inputs are available as well if you need them. I really can't think of anything you might want this to do that it doesn't do superbly, that it's built to last seals its position firmly.
Cons: There really aren't any cons with this box, except maybe for its price. There are plenty of cheaper switches but few are made this well if they are electronic. The red LEDs are a tad bright, but not obscenely so, that's about the only thing I might see someone getting annoyed with about this great, great box.
Other Thoughts: There are definitely cheaper boxes out there to use, but having used a lot of them, I'd say it's almost a dice roll as to what the compromise will turn out to be. This particular box is pricey to be sure, but it pulls out all the stops. It really is an industrial level product.
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