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Hooking my PS3 up to my monitor and TV

by wrau1 / March 8, 2013 2:37 PM PST

Is it possible to have my PS3 hooked up to my monitor AND tv at the same time while also having my pc connected to the monitor? Reason being, when my gf is watching tv, I'll just bring the ps3 over to my monitor and play. When she's gone, I bring it back to the tv but I'm getting sick of moving the ps3 and unhooking the wires all the time. The tv and desk area are about 15ft away from one another. I currently have my ps3 and computer connected to the same monitor via a 3 port HDMI switcher. The monitor I'm using is a AOC e2343Fk and the tv is an LG 42LK450. The PS3 I have is the newest 500gb slim.
Thank you for reading and any help you can give is very much appreciated.

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Yes- use a 4x2 HDMI matrix switcher
by Pepe7 / March 9, 2013 4:52 AM PST
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by wrau1 / March 9, 2013 9:48 AM PST

So with the 4x2, where would I plug into which slots? If the PS3 is the machine I want to show on the monitor and tv, that would be plugged into one of the main inputs? Could I then plug my computer into the other main input and be able to see it on the monitor and tv? That would actually be way better than what I was originally trying to do.

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Follow the yellow brick road
by Pepe7 / March 9, 2013 12:43 PM PST
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Simply draw a diagram and map it out. Also go online and look at the user manual for the switcher. I can't see why it couldn't work.

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Thank you!
by wrau1 / March 10, 2013 2:13 PM PDT

I read the manual and it will indeed do what I want it to do plus more! Thank you a bunch for suggesting this.

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