Looking for VGA switch -- What's KVM?

By SubKamran
May 15, 2004
  1. All I want to do is have my DVD player (via adapter) and my computer hook up to a switch that outputs to my projector.

    I found one for $20 at NewEgg but it's a "KVM" switch. What does that mean and will it still suit my purpose?
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    KVM stands for Keyboard/Video/Mouse

    This means the switch also includes keyboard and mouse ports for each monitor input.
  3. SubKamran

    SubKamran TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Doesn't your projector have multiple inputs?

    All you have to do is search for a "VGA switch" to get the thing you need.
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