10-12 port KVM switch?

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  1. TofferZX3

    TofferZX3 OT Supporter

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    I have an application where I need to control between 10-11 different workstations using one keyboard/mouse. Each system has a dedicated monitor, so i won't specifically need to be switching video sources -- i just dont want 20 control peripherals. Can anyone recommend a 10 port KVM switch that they've actually used before? Doesn't specifically need to be rack mountable, but it is a plus though.
     
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    Paragon makes good units. I'd recommend taking advantage of the VGA-switching capability, though, if for no other reason than to reduce power consumption.
     
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    Specifically, this is for a dedicated video wall with 11 displays, so power consumption was never a concern. These paragon KVM switches look a bit more 'enterprise' than this specific setup needs to be -- I don't need any real advanced functionality beyond just controlling multiple PCs. Is there a specific model I should look for?
     
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    That seems interesting, however i'm looking for a hardware solution as this will be for a dumbass enduser. Surely someone has a part number?
     
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    Is logmein.com or something out of the question? Its' free and would get the job done
     
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    I'm not going to be supporting this at all, so i wont be using logmein at all --and money is not an object. I'm just looking for a switch that some wire monkeys could throw in, and not have to worry about configuring 10-11 pcs with logmein/synergy.
     
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