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TrendNet KVM switch blurry

Posted on 2011-02-13
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I just bought a new TrendNet KVM switch (TK-209). Port 1 connects to a high-end HP laptop and Port 2 connects to a fast Dell Inspiron desktop. I'm using a 24-inch LCD HD monitor. I'm happy with the functionality of the switch, but the display is a little bit blurry. I've read online that I need to upgrade my cables and that will fix this.

1- If I upgrade the cables, will that for sure fix the problem, despite the fact that the KVM switch is cheap? Could the cheapness of the switch defeat the benefit of the better cables?
2- Should I return this and buy a better switch?
3- If the cables would solve this, what kind should I get? I don't want to spend a fortune, but crystal clear display is extremely important to me.

Thanks!
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Hard to say. Did you check that the KVM supports the resolutions you are using ?

Some cheap switches do get a bit blurry, and it could be the cable.

I would try to borrow better cables, and if that does not fix it, then you may need a better KVM

I hope this helps !
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I'm returning my Trendnet switch and getting an IOGear one that got great reviews.
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