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Switch to alternate 2 computers and dual monitors

Hi, I have two computers in my recording studio and each has dual head graphics cards so I can use dual monitors. I only have room for two monitors on my desk shelf and usually unplug and re-plug the dual monitors to the computer in use. Are you aware of any switches that would let me plug the dual monitors in such that I can simply switch the dual monitors from computer A to computer B and vice versa without having to unplug them each time. Also, the graphics cards in each computer are one analog and one digital. the monitors have capability for either analog or digital input.
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Re: Switch to alternate 2 computers and dual monitors

What you probably want is a KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) switch that supports dual monitors. It's a simple device that allows you to plug multiple computers into one set of monitors, keyboard, and mouse and switch between controlling them.

I don't know of any that support mixing analog and digital connections for the monitors, but using a VGA to DVI adapter for one of the monitors should solve that problem cheaply.

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I have an apple mac laptop and want to have aanother screen which is bigger running as a dual screen i have a trio model lcd not sure of model number but its set in scart plug mode. i have hooked up a vga ext lead but have no display in screen to change to vga and have no instruction manual

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