[OT] USB KVM switches

From: Geoff Reed <geoffr_at_zipcon.net>
Date: Tue Feb 1 11:06:56 2005

if i could afford it I'd be using a Raritan KVM, but the one I want isn't
cheap :) it uses a dongle at the computer end that converts video, kb and
mouse to travel over cat 5 twisted pair to the KVM :) it's sweet, and I
set up a couple of data centers with them after ripping out the cheap crap
that they had installed. they haven't had as much as a hiccup since

At 08:32 AM 2/1/2005, you wrote:
>I agree with the comment below... as I mentioned yesterday, those Raritan
>stiches (and the Avocent ones too) are really known as the big boys in data
>centers. No point in wasting money on el-cheapo stuff from CompUSA. I used
>Raritan gear for about three years when I worked at TMC Labs. Five years
>removed, my friend (who is the lab director there) tells me the switches still
>work great. They're certainly not cheap but you get what you pay for.
Received on Tue Feb 01 2005 - 11:06:56 GMT

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