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Sharing speakers between two (or more) PCs

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Rob Gillespie, Jun 26, 2002.

  1. Rob Gillespie

    Rob Gillespie Producer

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    I'm currently running three machines (two of which have soundcards at the moment). I use a single keyboard, mouse and monitor via a Belkin Omnicube KVM switch.

    What I'd like to do is to have the output from both soundcards feed into my single set of Altec speakers. I don't even know if this is possible. Is there any way it can be done?

    Thanks
    Rob
     
  2. Matt DeVillier

    Matt DeVillier Supporting Actor

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    Rob,

    use a regular A/V switcher. radio shack and partexpress both carry them for about $20 - not sure on the model numbers though (or what options you have on that side of the pond).
     
  3. KyleS

    KyleS Screenwriter

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    Belkin also makes KVM switches with the sound switch included as well. I dont have any model numbers off of the top of my head but I know our help desk does use them.

    KyleS
     
  4. Max Leung

    Max Leung Producer

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    You could just run a cable from the line-out port of one computer to the line-in of the other computer, which is attached to the speakers. [​IMG]
     

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