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Connector to use 2 computers with 1 monitor

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#1 bkweibley


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Posted 30 January 2016 - 03:14 PM

I have been able to find connectors allowing 1 monitor, Keyboard, and mouse to be used on 2 computers, but only using a VGA cable.  I would assume id get better images through HDMI?  So I am looking for the same thing but for an HDMI connection instead of VGA.  Anyone see any of these?

Edited by hamluis, 01 March 2016 - 01:45 PM.
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#2 Ravenbar


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Posted 30 January 2016 - 07:08 PM

That device is known as a KVM(Keyboard Video Mouse) switch.


Newegg search comes up with a few: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=hdmi+kvm&N=-1&isNodeId=1

Edited by Ravenbar, 30 January 2016 - 07:09 PM.

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 10:42 AM

Loads  of HDMI 2 port KVM's available on Amazon.

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