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Multiple Laptops - Dual Monitors


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ProverbsHouse

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I am looking for recommendations on how and what to use to setup my desk.

 

I currently sit at my desk with 3 laptops (2 personal and 1 work).  I would like to connect my 3 laptops to my dual monitors and utilize 1 keyboard and 1 mouse without needing to switch cables or wireless dongles.  

 

Please help me find the best solution for this as well as keeping the cost as minimal as possible without sacrificing functionality.  

 

Any assistance on this will be much appreciated.  

 

 


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To find a workable solution will require knowing the make and exact model number of each of the five devices, (3 laptops and 2 monitors).


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I have the following personal laptops:

Lenovo - HuronRiver - with a max display resolution of 1366x768 - 3 USB, HDMI, VGA and DPI

Lenovo - Yogo730-15 - with a max display resolution of 1920x1080 - 2 USB, HDMI and USB-C

 

I also have an HP work laptop with dock that has 4 USB, VGA and 2 DPI

 

I have the following monitors:

2 - Curved Sceptre C27 - HDMI, VGA and DPI inputs

 

Logitech Keyboard and mouse


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You need a "3-port Dual-Head DP", which I don't hink is even made, so you'll need to step up to a "4-port Dual-Head DP (DisplayPort)". The "4-ports" part means you can connect up to 4 computers/laptops, the "Dual-Head" means two monitors and the "DP" means DisplayPort. Like this one: https://www.amazon.c...B072QRDLN3?th=1


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Spyware - thanks for the information. I was hoping to find something that would still allow me to make my mortgage payment. Keeping cost as minimal as possible.

Anyone else have any suggestions? I would be willing to step down to a dual port dual display unit and just leave the work laptop alone.
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2-Port Dual Head KVMs usually start at about $250.


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