The TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port is a good choice for a KVM switch which can support 3 computers.
The KVM switch can support upto a maximum of 4 computers. This makes it possible to accomodate one more additional computer.
The device can be purchased from Amazon here – TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port
The following are the top features of the KVM switch.
1. Share upto a maximum of 4 computers
As shown in the below diagram, the KVM switch has the capability to share 4 computers. One keyboard and mouse can then be used for all the connected computers. Since our requirement is only 3 computers, one slot would not be used.
This can be used at a later date when you need to share an additional computer.
More details of the device can be found on Amazon here – TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port
2. HDMI support
The TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port supports HDMI ports providing better screen clarity.
3. Additional USB port
In addition to the HDMI port and the USB ports for the keyboard and mouse, the TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port
has an additional USB port which can be used for sharing printers, USB drive etc. This can be be seen in the above diagram.
4. Remote Control and Hot Key switching
There is a switching feature which is available on the KVM switch which is used to switch between the required computer. This is a button which is physically available on the switch
An IR based remote control is also available to facilitate the switching feature. The IR remote can also be used instead of the button to switch between the computers remotely.
5. Plug n Play
The TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 4 Port is easy to setup and a pure plug n play device. You do not need any additional software for installation.
What operating systems does the KVM switch support
The KVM switch supports common operating systems like Windows,Linux, Mac OS.
Do we need to install any drivers for the KVM switch to work
As mentioned above, the device is plug n play. Additional drivers are not required. The device also supports all of the common operating systems mentioned above.
Can a printer be shared by using this switch
You can share a USB printer with the device. The KVM switch has a USB port to which the printer or any other USB device like USB drive can be connected and shared among the users.
Will this device work for 2 or 3 computers
Yes. The device will work for a maximum of 4 computers. If you have only 2 computers to share, and do not have any future expanison plan, then a 2 port KVM switch would suffice. The details of the 2 port KVM switch is provided below.
KVM switch for 2 computers
If you do not have any expansion plan , and want to share only two computers, a 2 port KVM switch would suffice. The TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 2 Port is a good choice for a KVM switch which can be used to share 2 computers.
More details of the product can be found on Amazon here – TESmart HDMI KVM Switch 2 Port
A KVM switch makes it possible to share and switch between multiple computers. Being possible to switch between the computers, there would be a significant improvement in the quality of work and manageability of the devices. By having a 4 port KVM switch, you can easily connect and switch between 4 computers.