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What is this odd cable?

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Found this cable today and can't remember for the life of me what it is for. It has a standard VGA plug on one end that then splits to another VGA plug and a USB plug. Any ideas what it is for or uses it has?

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I think it may be for a KVM?
    
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i believe its a monitor cable with usb passthru.

Plug both VGA and USB to computer, other VGA to monitor.
The monitor has a USB port on it.

For like Old Dell Ultrasharps with USB connectors or something.
Edited by jpao - 3/23/11 at 11:21am
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Originally Posted by jpao View Post
i believe its a monitor cable with usb passthru.

Plug both VGA and USB to computer, other VGA to monitor.
The monitor has a USB port on it.

For like Old Dell Ultrasharps with USB connectors or something.



I do believe he is correct.
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EDIT: nvm.
Wasn't the same cable.
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