Sound from two machines to one set of speakers.

Chris Stark cstark at
Wed Dec 7 23:53:43 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 15:46 -0800, jdow wrote:
> From: "Reg Clemens" <reg at>
> > 
> > I have 4 machines on a KVM.
> > Two of them can generate useful sound.
> > Other than two sets of speakers, is there any way to get the sound from
> > both machines out thru one set of speakers?
> > 
> > Im questioning if there is any sort of client/server pair to route the
> > sound data from one machine to the other...
> If you care how it sounds use a real mixer panel. If you do not care
> how it sounds you may be able to brute force connect the two outputs
> together in a Y connector in front of your amplifier, which is probably
> within the speakers if they are "powered".

It sounds like you already have your KVM, but if you would rather not
invest in a mixer, you may want to consider getting a KVM with audio.
They seem pretty common these days.

Chris Stark
chris at

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