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Hopefully this is the appropriate forum, however I feel like there's a particular external component which may do this.

I'm looking for the opposite of a KVM switch. I'd like to switch between 2 monitors and 1 TV, in order to use my main PC as an htpc as well as for any games I use a 360 controller for. Is there a particular name for such a switch or software/options in catalyst to switch between having 2x DVI monitors enabled or 1x HDMI TV, but never all 3 displays at once?

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You need a switch to select two input source and one output to the TV HDMI.

 

HDMI to HDMI Switch 2 input - 1 output

 

Amazon.com: 2x1 Manual HDMI Switch - Push Button - 2-Port ...

 

 

There are cheaper swithces that provide the same function if you search around.

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