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ATEN CS1782 Dual Link DVI KVM Switch (Page 1)

Looking at something a little different today; Shane checks out ATENs Dual Link capable KVM.
Shawn Baker | Aug 18, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT - 0 mins, 58 secs time to read this page
Rating: 96%Manufacturer: ATEN

ATEN CS1782 Dual Link DVI KVM Switch


The KVM is one of those devices that I've always known about, but never actually used. As far as brands go, ATEN is definitely up there in the world of awareness, so they seemed like the logical company to check out.

The KVM, as a device isn't all that confusing; it simply let's you use two or more (depending on the model) computers while only needing a single Keyboard, Video (Screen) and Mouse - or KVM.

Over the past 18 months, I would have liked to have ventured into the world that is the KVM, but since my upgrade to Dual-Link DVI enabled monitors, it hasn't been possible as the DVI side of things on all KVMs only support a maximum of 1920 x 1200; until now, that is!

ATEN have come to the rescue with the release of the CS1782 a few months back. It was really the only KVM released within the past few years that managed to grab my attention, so I simply had to have it.

Before we get into talking about the overall feelings on the device, let's take the time to have a quick look at the package and what's inside.

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