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Windows 7: DVI, switch between 2 screens???

27 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
DVI, switch between 2 screens???

I'm trying to find a switch that allows me to switch a DVI output from my monitor, to my tv.

I'm looking for this box, only for DVI, 2-Port HD15 VGA Manual Switch Box - Cables To Go

I can't seem to find anything. Sorry if this is the wrong section, I'm kind of stuck here.


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27 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

This may work
For only $26.33 each when QTY 50+ purchased - 2X1 Enhanced Powered DVI Switcher | Auto/Powered DVI Switches

It is for 2 sources and 1 screen, but may work for your application of 2 screens with 1 source.

you can try a cable,
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27 Dec 2010   #3


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27 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Zepher, thank you for the links.... As for the Y cable, I'm not sure that will work since my TV and monitor have different resolutions I don't want them both on at the same time. The other one looks good, I'm just curious if they'd work reversed from how it's intended?

Spinifex, that looks like what I need, I wish I could find it local and with a price closer to the one Zepher found.

Thank you both
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