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Old 09-09-2017, 10:34 AM   #1
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Default Sharing 5.1 speaker system between 2 computers

Hello everybody.

I have Logitech X-540 Speakers (5.1) and I was running them on my desktop for several years.
I built another PC that I want to use for gaming only. While I have G430 headphones for it, I would like to have an option to switch my speaker system between these 2 PCs. I researched many KMV switches and none of them would work. I assume that there is a 2:1 switch needed that supports 3 mini-jack
cables that run from the audio cards but I am having a terrible time finding something that will work.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance for any leads.

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Old 09-09-2017, 11:52 AM   #2
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Default Re: Sharing 5.1 speaker system between 2 computers

I have never done such a thing, but maybe this is legit? Share speakers between two different computers - TechRepublic

It may not apply to your specific situation, but it could be a good place to start.
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Maybe something like this would work.
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