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Windows 7: Monitor connections

16 Sep 2013   #1

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
Monitor connections

Most newer monitors have both HDMI and DVI connect ports. Is there any reason I can not have one computer attached to the monitor with HDMI and a second computer attached with DVI, as long as only one computer is supplying a signal at a time?

The reason I ask is I have three Raspberry Pi's that I would like to attach to a monitor with a HDMI switch that has three inputs and one output, still have my Win box attached with DVI.

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16 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

Hi Madcratebuilder. If your monitor has multiple inputs (most recent models have at least 2 inputs) you should have no problems connecting several computers at once. You just use the source or input button to select the input you need. It will work fine.
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