Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




734 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27

Trusted

Topic # 114365 17-Feb-2013 15:19
Send private message

Hey guys,

I want to buy a 2 port DVI-D switch, with no audio or USB attachments - just the DVI switch. Reason for this is I want to be able to toggle between my PS3 and PC DVI inputs for one of my monitors.

I'm having trouble finding a cheap one in NZ, all the ones I find are $100-300 because they have audio, usb, ps/2 sockets as well. 

http://www.cablechick.com.au/cables/2-port-dvi-switch-box.html

That's an aussie version, and if I cannot get one in NZ for an equivalent or cheaper price I'll probably have to have a friend forward that one to me.

Any help locating one would be appreciated,

Chris




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop: Windows 10 Professional (x64)
Toshiba Encore Write 2: Windows 10
Nokia 930: Windows Phone 10
Samsung Tab4 7": Android Lolipop
XBL: CruciasNZ
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005


Create new topic
20690 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4009

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 763886 17-Feb-2013 20:47
Send private message

do you need dual link? otherwise just use a hdmi one.




Richard rich.ms



734 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27

Trusted

  Reply # 763887 17-Feb-2013 20:49
Send private message

I have no idea what that is, so I'm going to go with no I don't need it. If I was to buy the HDMI to DVI adapters it would cost me $90. Hence looking for DVI ones




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop: Windows 10 Professional (x64)
Toshiba Encore Write 2: Windows 10
Nokia 930: Windows Phone 10
Samsung Tab4 7": Android Lolipop
XBL: CruciasNZ
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005


 
 
 
 


20690 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4009

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 763893 17-Feb-2013 20:58
Send private message

ebay has dvi to hdmi for a couple of bucks. not sure where you get 90. or hdmi to dvi cables for a few bucks at pbtech etc.




Richard rich.ms



734 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27

Trusted

  Reply # 763897 17-Feb-2013 21:04
Send private message

Adapters are $30 at DSE. Didn't consider importing them through eBay, good point there. 

DVI-HDMI is $9 each at Adratica, and an HDMI switch off Trademe for $8 (all prices not including shipping). Bulky, but cost efficient. 

Thanks for the advice




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop: Windows 10 Professional (x64)
Toshiba Encore Write 2: Windows 10
Nokia 930: Windows Phone 10
Samsung Tab4 7": Android Lolipop
XBL: CruciasNZ
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005


674 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 79

Subscriber

  Reply # 763909 17-Feb-2013 21:34
Send private message

$4.40 US: http://dx.com/p/dvi-d-to-hdmi-adapter-743

Free shipping, but it takes a while.




Morgan French-Stagg

 

morgan.french.net.nz

 

 


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.