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So go for it.
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Switching is instantaneous, unlike a KVM. I use a 4-port USB switch which I got for like 10 bucks for my single mouse and keyboard. I just toggle the input button on the front of each monitor to switch. I stuck it up on the under side of my desk, just under my right arm.
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I am planning on moving to a single 32" 4k display soon, but will do the same no KVM due to the insane cost of a descent KVM. TomXP wrote: billd6 wrote: Why couldn't I use a bluetooth mouse and keyboard? Kanex and a few others do Bluetooth keyboards that can switch between devices. The last Kanex one I used could switch between four devices.
You'd also need a mouse that switch devices. There's only one I know of, so far, but you're now talking about switching three different devices instead of just pressing one button.
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I guess if you're short on cash, go that route, but it's certainly not cheaper or easier to have to replace the keyboard and the mouse and still have to manually switch 3 different things. I've had better success with the Unifying receivers, as their protocol seems more resistant to radio interference. They're great mice too, otherwise. But a USB switch is probably a better solution. You could just get Logitech keyboard and Mouse with unifying receivers then route USB extension cords under monitor and tape them together with one computer on the left and the other on the right.
Then you would just plug the unifying receiver from one USB to other to switch.
Share monitor between Mac and PC 11 posts. Moderator et Subscriptor. Your monitor has a switch to change between inputs. Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor.
Tribus: Where the women are strong, the men are good looking, and all the children are above average. TomXP wrote:. If, however, you do not have a more modern monitor with this dual-input option then this would be a great time to modernize your monitor with a larger LCD type. Of course if you are like me, I made the switch to Macs a year ago and find myself only booting Windows to play solitaire occasionally. Hi, If you have PRO edition you could try remote desktop If you need a high frame rate that might not workout for you though.
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Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Advertisements or commercial links. I appreciate it. What if I want to use my iMac monitor. It Shouldn't Matter. A bit more information How to run a Mac and a PC off the same monitor.
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