If they are already networked and run Windows XP, you could also think
about "remote desktop" feature. It's free.
As server, XP "Professional" is required.
73 rin JG1VGX
> I was wondering if anyone had experience using a KVM (Keyboard, Video,
> Mouse) switch with their ham computer. I have a small home office
> associated with
> my shack, and it would be advantageous from a space standpoint to
> consolidate all my computer resources via one keyboard, monitor and mouse.
> These switches allow you to hook up a keyboard, mouse and monitor to the box
> and then switch between up to four computers. This really is appealing, as
> I have two desktops and two laptops in the shack.
> I'm concerned about RFI in both directions. Has anyone used these and had
> any good or bad experiences? I have a very nice KDS monitor that seems to
> fairly quiet from an RF standpoint and I'd like to use the same keyboard for
> all my applications, as it will help with logging accuracy.
> I appreciate any inputs. I am looking for these at a site call
> Buyexytras.com, which I've found to be a good source of low-cost PC
> peripherals. (No,
> I'm not associated with them in any way.)
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