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I ended up using the Aten CM0264, which is a matrix KVM switch targeted at the small-office-home-office market; advanced, but not too pricey. While the software is rather flaky (don't bother trying to do a firmware upgrade; it doesn't work), luckily the firmware it came installed with works fine and the physical build quality is excellent. It had 4 device ...


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Apparently the solution is one of two possible options. There is a DisplayPort standard called Multi-Stream Transport (MST) that was introduced with DisplayPort 1.2 (Wikipedia, n.d.). The other option is a display with a VGA in/out configuration. LG makes a series of monitors that provides this function, the N225WU-BN Cloud monitor, which is designed for ...


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I found something! After looking for a few months, I came across this press release for the Aten 2-Port USB DisplayPort KVM Switch that specifically mentions support for displayport resolutions up to 4096x2160 @60Hz. I found it for sale on newegg and Amazon, and it looks like it's been out for while, but both sites only listed support for UHD resolution (...


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A quick shot at Google using "multi-monitor kvm" search found a company with the features you've noted. Good thing your budget is flexible. Dual monitor systems appear to be much more economical than triple (in progress, per one site) or quad. KVM Switches Online does a great job of categorizing the products available, specifically in this case, allowing ...


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You actually answered your own question with a perfectly acceptable hardware rec! The USB Switch acts like any KVM switch, press num-lock two times and it will switch over. Found this in a review... From the reviewer on amazon - "Something I don't think anyone else has mentioned in other reviews (and that I discovered completely by accident) is that this ...


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"KVM over IP" products are essentially obsolete now. Modern server-tier motherboards come with this functionality built into their remote management features, and it has been largely standardized across all systems for a given CPU brand. On Intel boards you want the "V-Pro" or "AMT" feature set. KVM with Intel AMT You can use Mesh Commander to connect to ...


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I think you may be referring to dynamic device mapping technology. If so, that's very much a thing. I could recommend ConnectPro's VGA+USB KVMs. To the best of my knowledge they don't have USB-only KVMs, so UR-12 seems to be the the least feature-full model - it has 2 USB ports + 1 VGA port. I know for a fact that proper keyboard + mouse switching is a non-...


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You could get something like this USB Switch and attach a USB Bluetooth adaptor to it. It allows you to connect up to 4 USB devices and then it can connect to up to 2 PCs / Laptop with a single USB cable. With the touch of a button you will be able to switch between PCs / Laptop.


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A search of 37 screens of listings in the Logitech Knowledgebase found no reference to a comprehensive list offered by Logitech nor any device other than a keyboard, mouse, or other pointing device which are compatible with the Logitech Unifying Receiver. Devices which are compatible have this logo on them, as per Logitech: Louie H. at Logitech ...


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Take a look at the ATEN CS1922/1924. Also there are "m" models that have integrated MST hubs that split the video into a DP 1.2 port and an HDMI port.


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Question: Do your monitors have multiple inputs? My Acers take HDMI, DVI & VGA. I have plugged my work laptop in on HDMI, personal laptop to DVI. A third antique computer connects to the VGA. The main desktop (where Windows bar sits) is on left monitor, but MacBook Pro’s main display is the right monitor. Both laptops extend their desktops onto the ...


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A software KVM might be useful: Mouse Without Borders Input Director Share Mouse You share one mouse & keyboard but not screens and in most cases you can move from machine to machine without even a keypress (the latter two options definitely support this).


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A KVM switch would be what you need. They are meant to control two or more computers from a single keyboard, mouse, and monitor. The keyboard and mouse are on one side of it. The monitor is on the other. That being said, you should be able to use a KVM switch without connecting anything to the monitor ports. This would allow each computer to operate with its ...


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I have the same setup, except with a GTX 970. I use a cheap-o VGA kvm and it works great. This HDMI KVM is what your are looking for. Sea Wit HDMI KVM Switch - 2 Port KVM Switcher Supports 1080P 4Kx2K The setup is very easy, have one cable from your GPU plug into HDMI 1, and another from your laptop plug into HDMI 2... Then what ever monitor you want ...


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Google's giving me something close-ish as a first hit ("ethernet KVM switch" was what I used): switch - https://www.amazon.com/TRENDnet-8-Port-CAT5-Switch-TK-CAT508/dp/B00I3GKLP2 USB cables(same as from the switch page) - https://www.amazon.com/TRENDnet-8-Port-CAT5-Switch-TK-CAT508/dp/B00I3GKJEK Manage servers over CAT5 cables for distances up to ...


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Based on your response to my comment, I would highly recommend Synergy. I use this product so much. I go back and forth between two monitors side by side with Ubuntu box on one, and Windows on the other. I also slide over and control my macbookpro that sits next to the three. All with a single keyboard and mouse. Much cheaper than a KVM and better ...


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I'd ideally like to handle rebooting multiple machines together so I don't have to wait 3 minutes to reboot one then the next, but if video magic or DDC/EDID emulation (or whatever's needed to do that) will add a lot to the cost, then it's not essential. To achieve this, you should look into KVMs made by ATEN that have the Video DynaSync feature. Video ...


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The market for this type of product is shrinking quite rapidly; the culprit being "the cloud" and virtualization. Data centers are a thing of the past for small and mid-sized businesses so the need for economical data center products has all but evaporated. This is why you can only find old PS/2 VGA products that meet your needs. As for (reverse) KVMs ...


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The Aten 4-Port USB Peripheral Sharing Device should work with your keyboard and mouse also i has a 9 usb port version. It has a lot of wires and its messy but should work with your setupThis doesn't have Hdmi so if your old KVM still works i would add that to the mix it has a wired button which is not the best but could do also its recommende to stick it ...


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The ATEN CS1924 fits your requirements: 4-port DisplayPort KVMP Switch with USB 3.1 Gen1 hub and 2.1 surround sound audio Superior video quality – 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz) and 4K DCI (4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz) DisplayPort 1.2 compliant, HDCP compliant Supports HD audio through DisplayPort Full bass response for high-quality 2.1 channel surround sound systems ...


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