DVC500_at_last wrote:Hi Dick,
My concern is the length of "running a set of cables upstairs".
DVC500_at_last wrote:but if you have a switch, just use that.
Devil505 wrote: the upstairs run would be only about 6' as the kitchen table is directly above the (downstairs) computer & I'd be running up through the wall.
DVC500_at_last wrote:Devil505 wrote: the upstairs run would be only about 6' as the kitchen table is directly above the (downstairs) computer & I'd be running up through the wall.
6 feet cables? VERY do-able. I 'll search for a set of "Y"s for you.
Heres the video "Y"
http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductP ... _Id=470681
Heres the KB/Mouse "Y" cable...
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-Keyboard ... B000067SLZ
DVC500_at_last wrote:[quote="Devil505 Just wondering if they make a reverse KVM switch allowing the switching of 2 kvm's (keyboards, monitors & mice) sharing one computer?
Devil505 wrote:I'm sure that would work but I was just trying ensure that only one keyboard/mouse would be capable of operating the computer at any one time, through an A/B switch of some type??? (so I guess the ideal situation would be some type of switchable "Y" adapter like the one you found at Amazon)
Devil505 wrote:Yup...That top is is pricey but will the bottom one work? (I don't see how you connect 2 KVM's to one output for the computer?
DVC500_at_last wrote:VERY nice.... Great alternative. Still pricey at $220.
VERY nice.... Great alternative. Still pricey at $220.
Devil505 wrote:(The only reason why I don't just put the computer upstairs is my wife doesn't want it in the kitchen)