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Is January for my birthday I am getting a HP Presario Z200Z, because my old Dell is about to just die. But, in my room I have my Xbox 360 connected to a monitor. I work in the summer but this summer I am saving up for other things (Nintendo Wii, Jerseys, Sneakers, etc.) But, next year in the summer I want to buy a Mac Mini for my room. My question is... I know the Mac Mini accepts VGA monitors, but what kind of cables do I need to be allowed two different machines connected to the monitor at once and then I just pick which one I want? Or, is it the monitor? Or if I just get the cable then will it be which ever set of hardware that monitor recieves signal from first? Thanks alot for all of the help!!!

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I dont know about an xbox 360, but with two computers, you could use a USB-compatible KVM switch

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I dont know about an xbox 360, but with two computers, you could use a USB-compatible KVM switch



But, what if the Monitor doesnt accept USB? Can you explain this method?

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ROFLMAO.

The usb is for the keyboard and mouse, not the monitor.

(a standard kvm only has ps2, and obviously a mac mini doesnt support ps2)

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ROFLMAO.

The usb is for the keyboard and mouse, not the monitor.

(a standard kvm only has ps2, and obviously a mac mini doesnt support ps2)


Well the 360 is just like having two computers connected together! So lets say it like this. Could I have two computers connected when the monitor is not multi-sync via a specific cable that splits both VGA signals? And the monitor will get which ever VGA signal it gets first?

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This will do the job

http://www.connectte...products_id=412





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