December 22nd, 1999
|[7:00 AM] ADB Keyboard/Mouse/Monitor Sharing Device Released
Dr. Bott has released a new device for sharing keyboards, mice, and monitors. The company has released MoniSwitch2ADB and MoniSwitch4ADB which allow 2 and 4 (respectively) Macs to share those devices. According to Dr. Bott:
Dr. Bott has taken the simplicity and ease of use of the original MoniSwitch and updated it for the next millennium. MoniSwitchADB is a Macintosh KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that allows the use of a monitor and ADB peripherals with multiple computers.
- Innovative new design.
- Native support for beige Macs and Blue & White G3s!
- "Adapter-free" support for both Mac (DB15) & PC (HD15) monitors.
- Available for 2 or 4 computers.
- Includes all necessary 2 meter ADB and super premium video cables!
- G4/PC Kit available for G4s and Win 98 PCs.
- Lighted LED indicates selected computer at a glance.
- USB Version also available.
MoniSwitch2ADB is priced at US$139, while MoniSwitch4ADB is priced at US$199. You can find more information on these products at the company's web site.
The Mac Observer Spin: For those who must use more than one computer, the ability to operate those computers from one set of keyboard and mouse is simply impossible to overstated.