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Offline hemlawk

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My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« on: 10:32 AM - 10/22/16 »
Id really like to use the same setup for both my pc and ps4 without having to reconnect the kb&m every time.
Is there a solution for this? I couldn't find it...


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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #1 on: 06:45 PM - 10/22/16 »
Some people use switch boxes. Some can cause problems so I'll let those that have had positive experiences with them comment on what they use.
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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #2 on: 01:12 PM - 11/12/16 »
This would be great to know. I'm wanting to purchase one but this is the only thing that's holding me back.

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #3 on: 04:27 PM - 11/12/16 »
I have switches for both my kb/m & monitor which have worked great. I can't say what I have now as I'm at work, but I'll tell you when I'm back home if I have time.


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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #4 on: 05:35 PM - 11/12/16 »
I have switches for both my kb/m & monitor which have worked great. I can't say what I have now as I'm at work, but I'll tell you when I'm back home if I have time.
Please! Also, when you say switches, what exactly do you mean? I assume something like a USB splitter.

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #5 on: 10:03 AM - 11/13/16 »
I just do the old fashion unplug and plugin. It's tedious but works. Why make things complicated when they don't have to be?

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #6 on: 02:55 PM - 11/13/16 »
I just do the old fashion unplug and plugin. It's tedious but works. Why make things complicated when they don't have to be?
Just would rather be able to switch, much faster that way.

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #7 on: 11:22 PM - 11/14/16 »
A HDMI switch, or multiple HDMI ports on the monitor solves the video problem.

IOGear 4x4 or 2x2 USB 2.0 switch for m/kb. Works a charm.

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #8 on: 04:52 AM - 11/16/16 »
I have switches for both my kb/m & monitor which have worked great. I can't say what I have now as I'm at work, but I'll tell you when I'm back home if I have time.
Please! Also, when you say switches, what exactly do you mean? I assume something like a USB splitter.

This is basically what I have on my setup:


http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/181972709258?lpid=107&chn=ps

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HDMI-3-Port-Switch-Selector-Switcher-Splitter-Hub-with-Remote-1080p-for-PS3-HDTV-/231274335396?hash=item35d9064ca4:g:eDgAAOSwQItULEdr


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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #9 on: 08:41 AM - 11/16/16 »
I just hit the source button on the monitor to switch between PS4 and PC.

Then I use one of these to switch the Keyboard and mouse between PC and PS4: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B008LBE3Z8/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1479307617&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=gembird+usb+2.0+switching+hub

Though you maybe want to either buy the 5v 1amp power supply for it if you have a sparkly LED keyboard and Mouse.
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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #10 on: 06:44 PM - 12/07/16 »
Just pipe everything through SandhawC and you can enable/disable with a hot key.

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Re: My PC & PS4 share the same KB&M + Monitor?
« Reply #11 on: 11:28 AM - 12/18/16 »
Please explain to me what that is. People say that and I have no idea. thanks.