Questions tagged [splitters]

For questions about devices used to split the signal of one connection into two or more of the same or different type.

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USB-PD-splitter with video and data passthrough?

I am looking for a small device with at least three USB-C-ports which can do at least the following: USB-C-Port 1: Acting as power input, USB-C-Port 2 and 3: Power output (USB-C-PD preferred on both, ...
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Is there a single device that allows me to switch between two computers for all screens and keyboard/mouse/etc?

So I have my work laptop and my (gaming) PC both connected to 2 monitors. My dream scenario is to press a single button and have my 2 monitors, keyboard, mouse, printer, and any other USB device ...
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I want a 4k monitor slicer into 4 1080p monitors

I searched everywhere and the closest I found was QuadHead2Go which is an overkill and too expensive... this is a sketch I made: Question I made with a sketch on reddit So if anyone has any idea of a ...
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What limit the PCI-E splitting ? [16 HBA boards to one motherboard]

I am trying to understand the PCI-E principles but I miss something. The reason why I need to understand that is because I working on a project that involve a lot of SATA HDD to be connected to one ...
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Why do proper USB-C splitters not exist? [RETRY]

I need a USB-C splitter to connect my power adapter and an external SSD drive to my laptop, which has a single USB-C port, used for power input. To the moderators - This is the copy of a previous ...
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Desktop amp/switcher/splitter

I'm looking for a desktop switch/hub/amp/splitter (whatever you want to call it), which ideally outputs to 7.1 surround 3.5mm jacks (the green, orange and black ones - not sure what the official name ...
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Where can I buy a multi input splitter box for two computers?

Since remote working is the new norm and my company doesnt want that I use my own glorious computer but their okayish laptop, I would at least be able to use my own device. So each morning I unplug ...
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USB 3.1 splitter Type C (male) to 2x Type A (male)

Because the default power of USB 3.1 is at max. 4,5 Watt I thought I could use a splitter or Y cable for that. The idea is that one USB-A male connector transfers the data (10 Gbit) and power and the ...
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Screen / monitor splitter / dual monitor on a laptop with only Type-c

I have an HP-envy that is very minimalist ports-wise. Basically it has two USB3 and a type-c ( and an SD-card slot ) - but the question is more general and not only specific to this machine. What are ...
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A Simple USB-C Thunderbolt Splitter Capable of Charging and Outputting Video?

I'm wondering if there exists any kind of splitter USB-C splitter that allows for charging and Thunderbolt display through a single port. I know they have this for splitters the take a USB-C ...
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USB cable that would mirror USB signals to multiple devices

I have a program that sends data to a USB port in order to configure connected device. I have been wondering if it's possible to copy a single signal to multiple devices. For example, this program ...
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Any A/B switch to use a Dell docking station in two computers? Or any other solution?

I have a Dell D6000 docking station that provide me access to all my devices, including power to my laptop, I want to have the ability to switch the docking station to a second laptop without the need ...
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Combining identical monitors to form one large display

So I got a whole bunch of monitors (A LOT) and from the collection there are about 6 identical 17" 4/3 ratio monitors that I wish to make a grid from (3x2 forming 12/6 or 2/1 wide ratio). I want all ...
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How to get two audio outputs to 1 speaker?

I have a laptop and an xbox/nintendo switch. All of them are connected to a HDMI splitter with audio extractor. The audio extractor is hooked up to speakers. The audio works on the speakers for the ...
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Is there, or could anyone make a tiny 1 to 2 USB-C "splitter" hub that only contains a female USB-C-PD port and a female USB-C data port?

It still amazes me that it's almost the end of 2018 and still no one seems to have been able to, to my knowledge, find or create such a device. I did however gather some more information, so here I go....
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Changeable cell phone battery pack

I sometimes need 10kmah and sometimes 20kmah and would prefer not buy 2 separate battery packs. Money is no object. Is there a cell phone USB charger that is chainable?
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HDMI splitter with audio out

I got a 22" monitor in my bed (it is hanged on the wall), it is connected to the computer using a HDMI cable, which can carry sound signal too. My problem is that my monitor doesn't have an audio out ...
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Type-C Male to 2x Type-C Female for mobile

I'm looking for small Type-C Male to 2x Type-C Female cable for smartphone (with the possibility of charging). But I really haven't even seen any. Is there an opportunity to find any, do they exist?
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Send audio from USB to two destinations simultaneously

We have a need to split (duplicate) a signal and send the complete signal to two destinations simultaneously. The case is that we want to record an audio stream uncompressed as part of a study. One ...
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Fax save and print

[Background] I'm currently building an application to show alarm information on a screen for our local fire department. Because of legal reasons, I am not allowed to use software to receive the fax (...
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Micro USB splitting cable that allows charging and reads standard USB simultaneously (Samsung Tab S2)

I recently bought the Galaxy Tab S2, 9.7" (T813; Android Marshmallow) thinking I could simultaneously charge it and read files from a standard USB drive using a cable such as one found here.   ...
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USB powered Headphone Amplifier/Splitter w/ Separate Volume Control

I need something similar to what James asked here, e.g. a headphone amp/splitter with separate output volume controls and 3.5 jacks for in and outs, but I have slight different needs: it must be USB ...
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USB Barcode scanner splitter

I'm looking for a device similar to this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efs6DaTFLto I need to scan a barcode and send the text to two computers via USB. Pics from video: The device in the ...
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Does this audio connector exist?

I am looking for any consumer-audio (1/4 or 1/8 inch, mono or stereo) 3-way cable that could be described as a 'T' splitter rather than a 'Y' splitter. The intended use is to be able chain multiple '...
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Inexpensive USB-C 3.1 splitter / hub for charging

I got the new MacBook and it runs amazingly, and I got Apple's USB-C to USB-A adapter. Connected to it I have an USB 3.0 Hub with a mouse, headphones, external HD, and 2 Xbox controllers. My only ...
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