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KVM over IP

Posted on November 24, 2012 by KVMG-CMS   |  2 comments

KVM over IP switch concept

KVM over IP is the technology that supports interfacing with keyboard/video/mouse signals over IP, or – in simpler terms – over a network such as Internet, WAN or LAN.

KVM over IP technology digitizes the keyboard/video/mouse signals, encrypts them (for security purposes) and ...read more.



KVM extender

Posted on October 27, 2012 by KVMGalore   |  2 comments

KVM extenderA KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) extender is a device used to extend a computer's console (keyboard, monitor, mouse) away from the computer.

KVM extenderInstead of using long coax cables to connect the extended console to the keyboard, video and mouse ports of the computer – a KVM extender typically achieves the extension  ...read more.



Controlling a mix of DVI and VGA computers using a KVM switch

Posted on July 26, 2012 by KVMGalore   |  3 comments

Connecting computers with a mix of DVI and VGA video to one KVM switch may prove challenging. The reason: VGA video is analog, while DVI video – as the name (Digital Visual Interface) implies – is digital. Analog video and digital video are incompatible and cannot be mixed.

Additionally, the (one) monitor connected ...read more.



KVM switch

Posted on March 21, 2012 by KVMGalore   |  0 comments

KVM swith 101

To use a computer we need to interact with it through at least three (3) peripherals:

– A keyboard for input (“K” in KVM)
– A mouse for input and interaction (“M” in KVM)
– A monitor to visually view the computer's video output (“V” in KVM)
So, in an over-simplified way ...read more.