Belkin F1DK102U - KVM Switch With Cabling User guide

KVM Switch
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P74463-B
KVM Switch
User Guide
F1DK102U
Package Contents
• 2-Port KVM Switch with Cabling (USB)
• Switching Software CD
• User Guide
Introduction
Congratulations and thank you for purchasing the Belkin 2-Port KVM
Switch with Cabling. The Switch is easy to set up and use, and comes
with everything you need to share one monitor, keyboard, and mouse
between your two computers. No additional cables are required.
The diagram below shows a typical KVM Switch setup. Your monitor,
keyboard, and mouse connect to the Switch. The Switch is connected
to your two computers using the included cables.
Package Contents/Introduction
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System Requirements
Monitor
The Switch supports LCD and CRT monitors with VGA connections.
You can also use your DVI-I monitor with the Switch by connecting a
VGA adapter to the DVI cable. The Switch does not support direct DVI
connections from monitors.
VGA connection
Keyboard/Mouse
The Switch fully supports any PC or Mac® keyboard and mouse with a
USB connection, including all special-function keys.
USB connection
Computers
The Switch can be used with desktop or notebook computers that
support USB keyboard and mouse connections, and that run on one
of these operating systems:
• Windows® 2000, XP, 2003, or VistaTM
• Mac OS® X v10.3 and above
• Linux®
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System Requirements
Installing your Switch
Before you begin, make sure that your USB keyboard and mouse
work properly with both computers, and that both computers are
powered on.
1. Connect your monitor, keyboard, and mouse to your first computer.
2. Insert the included software CD into your first computer, and
double-click on the “KVM” file. A small icon of the Switch will
appear in the lower-right corner of your screen.
3. Connect your monitor, keyboard, and mouse to your
second computer.
4. Insert the software CD into your second
computer and double-click on the “KVM” file.
5. Make sure both computers are still powered on.
6. Connect your monitor, keyboard, and mouse to the Switch.
Installing your Switch
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7. Connect one set of cables to the monitor and USB ports on your
first computer. Wait for your computer to recognize the new USB
device (the Switch). Then connect the other set of cables to the
monitor and USB ports on your second computer.
You are now ready to use your Switch.
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Installing your Switch
Using your Switch
When you power up your computers, your first computer’s desktop will
appear on your monitor. You are now ready to use that computer as if
it were directly connected to your monitor, keyboard, and mouse. You
can switch access to your other computer using a desktop icon or a
keyboard hot-key sequence.
Windows users:
To switch computers using the desktop icon, right-click on the
icon in the taskbar in the lower-right corner of your screen and select
“Switch All”.
To enable hot keys for your computers, right-click on the
icon
in the taskbar, select “Options”, and then select “Enable Hotkey
Switching”. To switch computers using hot keys, press the “Ctrl”
button on your keyboard twice in rapid succession. This is the default
hot-key sequence. To change the hot-key sequence, right-click on the
icon, select “Options”, and then choose a new switching key.
Mac OS users:
To switch computers using the desktop icon, click once on the
icon in the menu bar in the upper-right corner of your screen and
select “Switch All”.
To enable hot keys for your computers, click on the
icon in
the menu bar, select “Options”, and then select “Enable Hotkey
Switching”. To switch computers using hot keys, press the “Ctrl”
button on your keyboard twice in rapid succession. This is the default
hot-key sequence. To change the hot-key sequence, click on the
icon, select “Options”, and then choose a new switching key.
Using your Switch
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FAQs
What operating systems does the Switch support?
The Switch supports Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista; Mac OS X
v10.3 and higher; and Linux.
What type of mice and keyboards does the Switch support?
The Switch provides full enumeration of USB peripherals, allowing
it to support all USB-based keyboards and mice, including all
special-function keys.
What is the maximum video resolution the Switch supports?
The advanced video circuit in the Switch supports a maximum
resolution of 2048x1536@65Hz.
Can I use my DVI-I monitor with the Switch?
Yes, you can use a DVI-I monitor with the Switch by attaching a VGA
adapter to the monitor’s DVI connector.
Does the Switch allow me to transfer files from one computer
to another?
No, the Switch allows you to share peripherals between computers
(monitor, keyboard, and mouse). To share or transfer files between
computers, you will need a networking switch.
Does the Switch require an AC adapter?
No, no additional power supply is required for the Switch to
function properly.
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FAQs
Troubleshooting
Monitor Support
I am getting ghosting, shadowing, or fuzzy images on my monitor.
• Check that all video cables are inserted properly.
• Check that the monitor you are using supports the resolution and
refresh-rate setting on your computer.
• Check that the graphics card you are using supports the resolution
and refresh-rate setting on your computer.
• Connect the monitor directly into the computer with which you are
having trouble to see if the problem still appears.
I am getting a black screen on my monitor.
• Check that all video cables are inserted properly.
• Connect your monitor directly to the computer to verify that your
monitor is functioning properly.
• Take your computer off standby mode.
• Check that the power supply is properly connected.
Keyboard Support
My computer does not detect my keyboard and I get a keyboard
error reported at boot up.
• Check that your keyboard cable is connected properly to the Switch.
Tighten any loose connections.
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• Make sure that the drivers for your keyboard are installed on
your computers.
• Connect the Switch USB cable directly to a USB port on
your computer.
• Enable USB support on your BIOS.
• Uninstall all other keyboard drivers from your computers.
• Try swapping your keyboard with a different one.
Mouse Support
My mouse is lost when I switch to a different computer.
• Check that your mouse cable is connected properly to the Switch.
Tighten any loose connections.
• Attach the mouse directly to the computer with which you are
experiencing mouse problems.
• Allow up to one minute after your computer wakes up from standby
mode for mouse function to return.
• Deactivate power management schemes on the computer with which
you are experiencing problems.
• Try swapping the mouse with a different one.
My computer boots up fine, but the mouse does not work.
• Make sure that the drivers for your mouse are installed on
your computers.
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Troubleshooting
• Make sure the mouse works when directly plugged into the
computer. (Rebooting may be necessary when trying this.)
• Try a different mouse.
When I switch from one computer to another, mouse movement is
completely erratic.
• Make sure you do not have more than one mouse driver installed.
• Avoid moving the mouse or pressing the mouse button when
switching ports on your Switch.
• You can reset the mouse and resume proper mouse movement
simply by unplugging the mouse from your Switch and waiting 2–3
seconds before plugging it in again.
General Support
My computer does not boot up when connected to the Switch,
but works fine when I connect the monitor, keyboard, and mouse
directly to it.
• Make sure that the keyboard and mouse cables are connected tightly
between the Switch and the computer.
• Check that the USB cables are not crossed, i.e., make sure the
connectors are plugged into the correct ports.
Troubleshooting
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FCC Statement
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES FOR
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
We, Belkin International, Inc., of 501 West Walnut Street, Compton CA 90220, declare
under our sole responsibility that the product F1DK102U, to which this declaration relates:
Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
CE Declaration of Conformity
We, Belkin International, Inc., declare under our sole responsibility that the F1DK102U, to
which this declaration relates, is in conformity with Emissions Standard EN55022 and with
Immunity Standard EN55024, LVP EN61000-3-2, and EN61000-3-3.
ICES
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique
de la classe B est conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Belkin International, Inc., Limited 3-Year Product Warranty
What this warranty covers.
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Belkin warrants the Belkin product for three years.
What will we do to correct problems?
Product Warranty.
Belkin will repair or replace, at its option, any defective product free of charge (except for
shipping charges for the product).
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All above warranties are null and void if the Belkin product is not provided to Belkin
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