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Old 11-08-2008, 11:37 PM   #1
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Alright I have a Samsung Syncmaster 245B Monitor. I have my computer connected via the DVI port and my Xbox360 attached via the VGA port. Now when I turn on the monitor it automatically displays the computer. I want to be able to switch between the two if possible. Currently I am just disconnecting the DVI port so that it only has the VGA to read. Anyone know if I can just select which one to display?
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:44 PM   #2
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See if there's a button with an arrow shaped like the one you see on the return key. I have a SyncMaster 940BW and when I hit it it switches over to analog. (I run DVI)
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How about a KVM Switch
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Default Re: switching inputs on monitor?

i think you mess with the menu on the monitor.
Thats what i have to do.
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:35 PM   #5
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See if there's a button with an arrow shaped like the one you see on the return key. I have a SyncMaster 940BW and when I hit it it switches over to analog. (I run DVI)
Wow it was like it was so easy now that you say it lol. Thanks man thats exactly what I needed. It works perfectly. Now I keep playing with it and think its the coolest thing in the world lol.
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:38 PM   #6
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Nice. I've plugged my friend's 360 into my monitor before, and even though it runs 1280x720 (my native is 1680x1050) it's still unbelievably sharp and amazing looking.
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Default Re: switching inputs on monitor?

I have an Acer and do this as well. For me, I just go through the menu to change connections. Kind of annoying, but my KVM doesn't use DVI and I want to use DVI for my main system. Dunno if yours changes though the menu or at the press of a button though.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:26 AM   #8
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It changes with just 1 push of a button. Also it should run 1920x1080 on the monitor.

Right now I have both connected and can just hit a button to switch between the 2. It is very convenient.
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