Rating: 4.00 / 10  (7 reviews)
StarTech.com 4 Port Professional VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub - 4 Port - 1U - Rack-mountable
Mfr PN: SV431USB
SKU: 880199
Regular price$112.29 
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StarTech.com 4 Port Professional VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub - 4 Port - 1U - Rack-mountable

The SV431USB 4 Port rack mountable VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub offers simple control of up to four computers from a single monitor/display and USB peripheral set (keyboard, mouse).

The USB KVM switch features an integrated 4 port USB hub, allowing you to share connected USB peripherals between the four controlled PC/Mac computers as though the devices were connected directly.

Offering convenient placement and installation options, the KVM switch features a 1U rack-mountable form factor and rear port connection to master and slave computers, allowing you to make the necessary device connections without disrupting your workspace.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Manufacturer
StarTech.com
Manufacturer Part Number
SV431USB
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.startech.com
Brand Name
StarTech.com
Product Name
4 Port Professional VGA USB KVM Switch with Hub
Product Type
KVM Switchbox
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Number of Computers Supported
4
Number of Local Users Supported
1
Minimum Scan Interval
3 Second
VIDEO
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1440
INTERFACES/PORTS
USB
Yes
VGA
Yes
Number of USB Ports
8
Number of VGA Ports
1
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Form Factor
Rack-mountable
Height
43.9 mm
Width
130.0 mm
Depth
220.0 mm
Weight (Approximate)
902.6 g
MISCELLANEOUS
Platform Supported
PC
Platform Supported
Mac
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty
2 Year
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Newegg
25 July 2011
Us
6.0/10

Many would expect the KVM cables to be included in the box, but they arn't, I think that it is good because you could get 6ft or 15ft or 25 ft depending on your setup.

Easy button push to switch from computer to computer, supports good resolutions
When you switch, it take a long time for the computer to recognize the mouse and keyboard. No power Cord included, so it doesn't work well when just one computer is running.
Amazon
17 July 2014
Us
8.0/10

I highly recommend the SVUSBPOWER spare 4V DC power adapter from StarTech for this. It doesn't make sense not to use it. Even though this product supports power through VGA or USB (can't remember which one), it did not work well for us and so I only gave this product 4 stars. Otherwise it's super!

Newegg
30 December 2010
Us
10/10

Make sure you read the information about this product before you buy. It DOES NOT come with cables and you must purchase them separately.

The KVM switch itself is made out of metal and is great quality. I have used this brand before (and a few others) but Starview makes the best product. The Starview switch that I used in the rack at my old place of employment was still going strong after more than 10 years so I bought one for the...
None really.
Amazon
19 June 2014
Us
10/10

Works great! Easy to setup, has the rack-mount holes to be used with the rack-mount adapter kit. I would buy again.

Newegg
1 November 2010
Us
10/10

When buying the cables, do not overlook that the cables must conform to the specific male/female connection configuration. Also, the power adapter must meet the unit's required specs (5v DC up to 2 A).

I have owned several KVM Switch Boxes over the years and this is the best unit so far, hands down. Three machines; [1] Laptop XP Pro; [1] Mid Tower XP Pro and another Mid Tower W 7 64 bit. The machines and video cards range from 2006 to 2010 vintages?.
The customer must buy the cables and power adapter separately. The "StarView" sale sheets and data sheets do not clearly advise the customer to this fact nor clearly calls out these requirements.
Amazon
7 January 2014
Us
10/10

I do not use the video portion of this switch as I have a need to see all PC monitors at all times so have 7 monitors on my desk. The use of the switch for mouse and keyboard were my chief reason for purchasing this switch.

Newegg
11 September 2008
Us
6.0/10

Bought several KVMs to replace a PS2 mouse/keyboard KVM when I changed to all USB gear. This was the only one that supported my 1680x1050 monitor as cleanly as if it were directly-connected to the PC. Otherwise, I find monitor resolution issues and USB delays that occur when switching frustrating.

Inexpensive for KVM that switches USB devices and provides USB hub. Fully supports the higher-than-average screen resolutions I use (other KVM's I've tried did not).
Doesn't retain full screen resolution for "offline" PC when switching control to another PC. When controlling one PC, if another connected PC performs any operation (reboot, etc.) that would cause it to sense its connected monitor's resolution, I often find it's adopted the wrong resolution when I...
Amazon
23 January 2013
Us
6.0/10

Switches keyboard, video and mouse plus 2 other USB devices. Generally don't have a problem switching between desktop computers, but it does have problems with laptops - more than half the time only the video will switch over.

Newegg
25 February 2008
Us
10/10

I've used lots of KVM's, and they've all been shoddy garbage. This is the first KVM that I'm extremely pleased with. If you're looking for a VGA/USB KVM, this is the one to buy.

Beautiful, high-quality metal construction. Worked perfect out of the box on my Windows machines. Overall, this is a fantastic KVM, especially if you'll only use it on Windows.
Ubuntu Linux doesn't correctly detect screen resolutions (it only runs 640x480); I'm guessing I can get around this by modifying the config file directly (haven't tried yet). Doesn't come with cables or power adapter (yes, you'll probably need the adapter -- my G15 keyboard wouldn't run without it),...
Amazon
20 July 2013
Us
8.0/10

I have been using star tech for years and this has been just as high of quality as all of my past units.

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