Re: One monitor, two computers?

Subject: Re: One monitor, two computers?
From: Jason P. Stanford (
Date: Thu Oct 28 1999 - 14:57:13 MDT

It's an institutional purchase, so I have to go through one of our
vendors anway... I don't care if it's $20 or $50, as long as it works!
(If it's over $50, then I have to rearrange some numbers...)

Dan Delaney wrote:
> On 10/28/99 3:52 PM, Don Arbow wrote:
> > I bought a switch box (for about $50) that has three Mac monitor ports (DB25)
> > on the back.
> First of all, the Apple monitor ports are DB15s, not DB25s. Second, you paid
> WAY too much for that box. If you live in a city which has the MarketPro
> computer shows every month, I suggest you go to one of them and get yourself
> either a DB15 switch box, or a sub-DB15 box (the kind that all PCs and the
> new Macs with ATI cards use). You can usually find them there for $10 to
> $20. You'll also need to get an extra monitor cable which you should be able
> to find there for very cheap as well. If you buy these same items from a
> store, you'll end up paying well over double the price (as Don did).
> --Dan

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