Question about IOGear MiniView GCS62 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

Wobbly screen on mac laptop

I've got the GCS632U 2-port kvm switch. It's connected to a PC desktop on one side, a mac laptop on the other side.

No problems on the PC side. Everything looks as it did before.

On the Mac Laptop, mouse and keyboard work perfectly, but the video is wobbly. everything jitters back and forth just slightly.
I did reset the resolution on the laptop to match the monitor but that didn't fix the problem. Not sure what else to try.
I had to buy a dynex adapter to go from the iogear monitor connection to the laptop's external monitor port.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 10 Answers

Are you using a Mac Mini-DVI to DVI adapter or any adapters? This is a VGA video output type of KVM switch so probably the problem is with the adapters involved to it.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My KVM recognizes my Windows7 laptop, but does not recognize my old XP desktop. The lights switch places on the KVM when I double-click the ScrLk key, but they go between active laptop screen and black...


Try rebooting sometimes 2 or 3 times. You can also try plugging in a USB mouse while the KVM switch is plugged in. Then go to the device manager and try to detect the new hardware

Mar 19, 2011 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

New IOGear GCS632U KVM inop


First, disconnect the KVM switch from the computer(s). Disconnect also the keyboard and mouse from the KVM switch, including speakers (if there is). Leave the KVM disconnected for 5 minutes.

Before you reconnect the KVM switch, make sure that the computers are turned off. Re-connect the KVM switch to the computers, and then reconnect the keyboard and mouse.

Turn on the first computer, followed by the second one. If you are still not getting any light indicator, then the KVM switch is dead.

You may contact IOGEAR through 866-946-4327.

Thank you for using FixYa!

Jun 08, 2010 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

Keyboard not working on one side of switch


the GCS632U has keyboard and mouse emulation that may not function correctly with docking stations. To ensure the KVM it self is working correctly I would suggest plugging the single USB from the KVM directly into the laptop and see if you have the same keyboard problem. This will at least tell you if the KVM is working properly or not.

May 16, 2010 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

I know i hooked everything up correctly, the mouse and keeyboard switch work just fine but, when i plug in the monitor the screen goes blank.


With the GCS632U is recommended that you keep the KVM focus on a computer while it is booting. For example if both computers are turned off you can turn computer one on and the GCS632U should stay on computer one until it comes to a desktop. This allows the KVM to pass the monitor information and that may help.

May 15, 2010 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

Hi . .. I want to use this KVM switch to connect


The GCS632U has keyboard and mouse emulation that may not work with all wireless combos. If your wireless combo is going to work the single USB connection would need to go into the keyboard port as that is the only port that will recognize the hot key switching commands. If the wireless combo still has problems then try using a USB wired keyboard to ensure the GCS632U is working correctly.

Mar 18, 2010 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

IOGear (GCS632U) 2-port KVM Switch problem. All functions well it seems after connecting for first time Mac Mini and XP Windows Dell PC except when switching to Mac I get a blank dark screen. Another side...


The IOGEAR GCS632U is designed to work with VGA computers and monitors. Using the Mini DVI to VGA adapter is not guaranteed to work with this KVM switch.

The Mini DVI to VGA adapter can only convert the port, but it does not have an ability to convert the signal from digital to analog when it's connected to the KVM switch.

What you need to have is a DVI to VGA SIGNAL converter. Unfortunately, I don't have a model number handy, so I would suggest to contact IOGEAR, because I'm sure that they already have a work around with this issue.

Thank you and good luck!

Oct 11, 2009 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

I am using a laptop desktop with the KVM GCS632U Iogear switch. Has always worked great but just started to give "input not supported". When it boots up in Windows shows on screen then shows the input...


If you are using a docking station with laptop try directly connecting the KVM cable to the laptop. Also try swapping the cables between the two computers to see if you have a problem with a bad KVM cable. If you have a bad KVM IOGear has a three year warranty on their KVMs and you should be able to contact them to get a replacement.

Jul 14, 2009 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

KVM will only switch one way


Please make sure that the keyboard is hooked up on the KB port of the KVM. check underneath the GCS632U for the correct console port. you will see a keyboard and mouse icon. Make sure that the keyboard is connected to the keyboard port. tap scroll lock key twice to switch between computers.

May 13, 2009 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

I have an iogear usb kva switch connected to two PCs (one desktop; one laptop). It used to work fine with a wireless keyboard (HP), but after I replaced it, it stopped allowing me to switch between PCs...


Hi ther. make sure that you connect them to the correct port. If using a wireless keyboard, connect the receiver to the keyboard port. check underneath for the keyboard icon. Make sure that the receiver is connected to that port.

May 09, 2009 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

1 Answer

Mac and Vista


Operating System doesn't deal anything on your problem. The problem depends on the brand of you computers or the type of keyboard you are using.

The GCS632U is designed to work with standard USB keyboard and mouse only. And wireless and gaming keyboards and mice are not guaranteed to work correctly with this KVM switch. If any one of you is using the new Mac Aluminum keyboard, this keyboard will not work with the older version of the GCS632U. But IOGEAR releases a new batch of GCS632U that would work with the Apple Aluminum keyboard.

If you have an Apple Aluminum keyboard that does not work with the GCS632U, you may contact the IOGEAR Tech support and they will process a Return Merchandize Authorization (RMA) if your device is still under the warranty period.

To resolve your keyboard issue, try to power cycle the KVM switch by disconnecting it from the computers, disconnect also the keyboard and mouse from the KVM switch. Leave it disconnected for two minutes. After two minutes, reconnect everything and reboot the computers.

Oct 20, 2007 | IOGear GCS632U 2-port KVM Switch

Not finding what you are looking for?
IOGear MiniView GCS62 2-port KVM Switch Logo

357 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IOGear Computers & Internet Experts

John Anderson
John Anderson

Level 2 Expert

310 Answers

Greg Cann
Greg Cann

Level 3 Expert

1114 Answers

Dave Harris
Dave Harris

Level 2 Expert

117 Answers

Are you an IOGear Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...