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Annoying chirps when switching back and forth

My KVM switch makes annoying chirps when I switch back and forth. (either using hot keys or the select button on the switch) This is the 2nd one that I have switched out that does that. The one I am replacing didn't chirp. I need to turn that off and can't find anything anywhere on it. Thanks in advance if you can help!!

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  • celebrytie Dec 27, 2007

    It is Belkin. You are correct not all chirp, my last one was just like this one and it did not chirp. I used it for a good year and a half with no problems. thanks!

  • celebrytie Dec 28, 2007

    It says it is an OmniView E series, I went on their website to look for something but couldn't find anything. Is there somewhere else I should be looking for a possible upgrade? (thx)

  • celebrytie Dec 28, 2007

    Awesome!!! thanks!!

  • celebrytie Jan 05, 2008

    no surprise there.... ;)



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First, not all KVMs 'chirp'.. We use mostly Belkin KVMs for our workstations and none of them 'chirp'.. Our server KVMs are very high-grade, and none of them 'chirp' either... lol, eh?

So, what brand are you using?

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  • William Pecht
    William Pecht Dec 27, 2007

    What model are you using (Belkin)? There might be a firmware upgraden that will allow you to turn it off...

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    William Pecht Dec 28, 2007

    We do not use the Series E, but I found the manual for it..

    I do not see any way to disable the beeps in this model, but I sent a support request to Belkin to see if any of their techs can give us some help with this.


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    William Pecht Jan 05, 2008

    Still waiting for my answer from Belkin... LOL, eh?


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They all chirp- it is a sign that they are working
It is the one that didn't chirp that was dud

Posted on Dec 25, 2007


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