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cdavis1971

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I am setting up a home office. I will have two monitors, a printer, keyboard, mouse, and speakers. I need the ability to connect either a desk top or a laptop depending on which machine I want to use. I will switch between the two but will not use them at the same time.  I will connect the desktop with DVI and the laptops with HDMI. I need help picking the right KVM switch.  I want to, share monitors, the keyboard, mouse, the printer, and speakers between two or three different machines depending on which one I am using. I don't want to have to unplug the equipment every time. Just plug a laptop into the switch and press button The desk top will always be plugged in. It's kind of like an AB switch for a TV. 


Edited by cdavis1971, 23 July 2017 - 06:30 AM.

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I'm not going to be able to recommend one KVM switch over another, but I will confirm that it is the right tool to get this done.


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I'm not going to be able to recommend one KVM switch over another, but I will confirm that it is the right tool to get this done.

 

<script src="/cdn-cgi/apps/head/WF48Gl3PKYxHrReiZymeg1SEI3M.js"></script>What I am struggling with the most is finding one that has dual monitor output. I have found several on Amazon, but they appear to only have a single monitor output. I think this is simple and I am probably tripping over moused turds here but I can't seem to figure this one out. 


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