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I have two computers at home and my monitors have 1x DVI.

One of those computers is a Lenovo Thinkpad in a docking station, and it does not have analog pins on its DVI output.

I found this DVI spitter for a reasonable price: DVI Splitter

My question is: Will this work with two outputs that merge into one input. In other words one monitor to two computers?

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Why don't you just buy a KVM switch? This CANNOT be used to hook up one monitor to TWO computers. This cable can be used to hook up two monitors to a single computer, and duplicate, the same image. – Ramhound Nov 1 '12 at 11:26
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As noted by @Ramhound, this adapter will not do what you want. With KVM switches priced quite reasonably, that would be the best solution.

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A dual DVI KVM costs several hundred dollars US, and that is a lot compared to what the splitter costs. It would however solve my issues with switching USB cables. – Jes Nov 2 '12 at 16:35
KVM switches are anything but reasonably priced, being at least $200 for a dual dvi version. – Callum Rogers Sep 19 '13 at 20:05
@Callum Rogers I found a Startech one at around CAN$80. I understand there are many that are more costly and more full featured. – Dave M Sep 23 '13 at 13:01
I went for an IOGEAR 2-Port Dual-Link DVI Cable KVM with Audio (GCS982U) in the end. It hasn't arrived yet. – Callum Rogers Sep 27 '13 at 13:37

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