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One monitor for two computers? Can U do it?

 
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DellApple
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:18 pm    Post subject: One monitor for two computers? Can U do it? Reply with quote

My Mac Mini is coming next week and I want to hook it up to the monitor I am using for my Dell Dimension Desktop. Is this possible? I only want to share the monitor; not the keyboards. I'm using wireless keyboards for the mac and USB ones for the PC.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If the monitor you're using is an LCD that has both VGA and DVI inputs then you can hook up one to each machine. Then the LCD may have a way to select which input it wants to show.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for thr reply. It's an LCD monitor but not digital so I believe there is only one hook up for the computer.

I was at CompUSA last night and saw some type of a K???? switch but did not understand it. No one was there to help either.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They are called KVM short for Keyboard Video Mouse. Belkin and Iogear are good ones. They let you hook two computers up to one mouse one keyboard and one display.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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