I have never used this, and I have never heard of this brand. However, this came up as one of the first results via a quick search on Google, so here it is:
The IOGEAR GUS402, a USB 2.0 switch for connecting up to 4 usb devices to 2 different computers.
Available on Amazon for $28
The IOGEAR GUS404, a USB 2.0 switch for connecting up to 4 usb ...
Most video switches will attempt to draw power from the inputs, but if you want them to work in all conditions (e.g., no input providing power to one side) you need a separate power connection. Your switch probably has a DC power input: just get a corresponding connector and plug it in.
For home networking, TP-Link and Netgear are the brands I've found most affordable and relilable; TP-Link tends to be a little cheaper and Netgear a little more reliable, but there's little difference between them.
On my home network, I've got a TP-Link TL-SG1005D. This is a Gigabit, 5-port, unmanaged switch - plug the uplink port into your Time Capsule, ...
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 ...
You can do this with a managed switch. My personal experience is only with small/medium business managed switches, but either the ProSafe M5300-28GF3: 24-port Gigabit SFP Managed L3 Switch (GSM7328FS v2) (~$1500) or the NETGEAR ProSAFE 48-Port Gigabit Managed Switch Layer 2+ With Static L3 Routing (GSM7248) (~$450) can do this.
Documentation on how to ...
Since no one else answered I will give the answer, as in the meantime I choose the "Ubiquiti Unifi 16-150W" switch. It has one (maybe even 2) fans, but they only come on at a certain temperature and at startup. I have never heard them running after startup in my case, but I only have 2 PoE devices.
Absolute lowest price I could bring one down for is 185.73. You'll notice that regardless of your low port requirement this switch has 24 ports. This just happened to be cheaper than switches with lower port quantities. I suspect that 10-Gigabit switches are only really used in enterprise level applications as you are unlikely to actually pass the Gigabit ...
If you search for "KVM Switch" on Amazon, that will get you part of the way to your end goal. The one I use only allows 2 input computers to go to 2 monitors. For some reason they do not sell these at stores like Best Buy and MicroCenter so results may not be perfect depending on you Hardware/Operating System set up.
The cheap route is to use a USB-C Hub. I have used this one across many devices and can vouch for it.
The fancy way, you can get a USB-C Dock that is basically the same thing but is meant to be stationary, so has its own power supply and more functionality.
Both of the above options would turn your desk into a generic "Work Station" at ...
I have successfully ran a small office network using a MikroTik Hex. It's a decent router, with good software, good management solutions and support for VPNs. We recently switched to a bigger one mostly because we needed more ports. The downside to MikroTik is their high learning curve - the first time it took me the whole day to set up.
If you want ...
Found the hikvision ds-3eo318p-e 240w switch which can do eight 30w ports, but it's expensive. Decided just to plug injectors into the current switch.
I started with my router going to a cheap 8-port 130w poe switch (30w per port max, purchased before the cameras), with a 12w fisheye and two 32w ptz on the switch. Added two more 32w ptz to the switch, ...
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 ...
Some solutions I've found so far. They are all
sold WITHOUT 10" rack mounting kit
Intellinet 16-Port Gigabit 561068.
L x W x H: 21.5 x 13.3 x 44 millimeters
L x W x H: 216 x 133 x 42 millimeters
L x W x H: 215 x 133 x 42 millimeters
L x W x H: 215 x 13 x 42 millimeters
One cheap option would be the D-Link DIR-632. It supports all of the above requirements, save perhaps "management of at least 12 devices possible," using dd-wrt firmware, possibly also stock firmware. I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't support 12 managed devices simultaneously, so I think it is a good suggestion.
It is worth noting that this is in a ...
Look at Mikrotik routers based on RouterBoard hardware and RouterOS software. The prices are competitive even with dumb switches, reconfiguring the router to act as a switch is perfectly normal (our firm uses them instead of standard switches on regular basis), they are quite robust, and it allows quite in-depth monitoring and control of the network, ...
Wellll, this site is kinda quiet. Found a thread on spiceworks which is much more active. Found a couple of useful paths:
Dell X4012 is a 12port, 10GB managed, for $1239.
Netgear 12-Port ProSafe 10 Gigabit Smart Switch XS712T // Netgear has unmanaged option for sub $900, and managed optio for ~$1400