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Pros: Simple, no software to install, work right out of the box. Solid buttons, relatively idiot proof.
Cons: Bought 8 of these in December, two just died. They start "reporting problems" in Windows 7 Enterprise, and show up as "unknown device".
Ordering 4 more, to keep two as backups. Hopefully it's not a trend.
Super light weight and will flop around. Plan to fix these in place with double-sided mounting tape of some kind.
Cables are pretty short, so if you're PCs are more than 3 ft away from your peripherals you'll need to get longer cables.
If you're looking for auto-switch, these aren't for you. I wouldn't trust auto-switch anyway.
Other Thoughts: Sure, they're cheap enough and work fine. Use them in an extremely busy office environment to share local printers and local scanners so I don't have to eat up all my desk space for duplicate equipment.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: IOGEAR MiniView GCS1732 Extreme Multimedia KVMP Switch w/Cables
Pros: Did what it should, easy to set up.
Cons: one of the buttons broke after 3 months. It's permanently stuck inside the unit. I wouldn't recommend this for a commercial application. I use this in my lab so that each staff member can access their individual computers while saving space with one monitor/kb/mouse solution. You have to press the buttons with a decent amount of pressure and hold it for it to actually switch the USB peripherals over with the kvm components. Apparently they're not supported very durably internally.
I'll be ordering another, as I'm hoping it's just a fluke. But I'm definitely getting the extended warranty on this on, just in case.
Other Thoughts: It would be nice to have mounting brackets for this to screw the unit onto a surface, or mount it to a wall. The included stand is okay, but with the amount of pressure needed for the buttons, it's kind of rendered useless as you need two hands to support it with the weight of the cables.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ULTRALAST LAA 1-pack 2450mAh AA Lithium Batteries
Pros: It's what I need...half the price of what the equipment manufacturer I use sells them for. Competition for Tadiran brand.
Cons: First battery had 85% charge out of the box. Not thrilled with that for the price, even if it's a good deal. Either old stock or handled incorrectly.
I can get Tadiran for a dollar more through another supplier, but wanted to try different brands to test cold conditions. I blow through Tadiran's on a weekly basis with my wireless temperature monitor reporting once every 4 hours.
Other Thoughts: Took an egg off for them not showing up with full charge.READ FULL REVIEW