One Monitor, Two Computers

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  1. Funk T

    Funk T New Member

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    Case: I've got one monitor, one Dell, one Apple. Is there a hardware device out there that will allow you to switch back and forth between the two PC's using one monitor? Thank you all :bowdown:
     
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    KVM switch
     
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    Goonigoogoo Active Member

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    Yup.

    Although i've never tried it between an apple and a PC. I've had some trouble between a UNIX and a windows station before, so keep in mind you might see some problems.
     
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    Funk T New Member

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    Thank you all :bowdown:
     
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    Synergy requires each system have its own monitor.

    It does rock though.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    :bowdown: i don't have my second computer with me right now to test it out, but if program works it is freaking awesome.
     
  8. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    As long as the Apple supports VGA and USB it should be fine. I've had my friend's Powerbook on my Belkin KVM. No problem.
     
  9. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    If you get a hardware KVM, make sure it supports USB keyboards and mice (as opposed to only PS/2 like most). I just got a KVM at work today for my PowerBook and PC laptop and it works great with my USB keyboard (media keys and all), but the PS/2 keyboard was all whacky.
     

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