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January 26, 2007, 6:12 pm
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I'd like to add a second SwitchView so as to switch two monitors.
I'm guessing that all this KVM switch does is "listen" to the keyboard
data as it passes through to/from each selected computer to recognize
the switch commands
<CNTRL><CNTRL><workstation ID letter><ENTER>.
If this is the case what I propose to do is leave the existing
SwitchView cabled as it is, take a second SwitchView (which I have) and
connect the second monitor ports from each workstation and the cable to
the second monitor to it. The only other connection to the second
SwitchView will be from a y-cable so that the same keyboard connection
made to the primary SwitchView is also connected to the keyboard
connector on the second SwitchView.
Does anyone see a problem with this?