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XBOX 360/PC VGA Switch

by NoName
Xbox 360
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
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XBOX 360/PC VGA Switch + Official Xbox 360 High Definition VGA Cable (Xbox 360) + 3.5mm stereo jack to 2 RCA Phono Sockets length 20cm
Price For All Three: £27.69

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Game Information

  • Platform:   Xbox 360
  • Media: Accessory
  • Item Quantity: 1

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  • ASIN: B000ZBHXZ4
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 17 x 4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 17,487 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

The VGA Switch has two RGBHV and two Audio signals. Output one set of signal to a monitor or an audio device. When the Xbox 360TM game screen and a PC have to share one monitor, the VGA Switch helps you avoid the hassles of removing and plugging in VGA cables repeatedly. The VGA Switch will allow you to have the Xbox 360TM and an HDTV plugged in at the same time without having to disconnect any cables. VGA Switch can keep the input signal consistent without any increase or decrease in quality. Audio output signal port is compatible with a standard AV and a headphone port. Will support all resolution modes for the Xbox 360TM and PC. The screen frequency depends on the display device's frequency. Xbox 360TM VGA Switch will never change the frequency.

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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good switch box, rubbish VGA cable supplied 4 Feb. 2008
I bought this switch box as I have a laptop and Xbox 360, both with VGA cables, that I wanted to share the VGA port on my 22" Samsung 'S' panel monitor, without having to to keep swapping the cables in and out of the back of my monitor as I did at present.

This switch works well although I found the VGA cable supplied with the switch box only provided a decent picture up to VGA resolutions (800x600) which was not good enough for my purposes. Using any resolution above this would result in terrible ghosting.

I bought a 1m Premium SVGA Monitor Cable from Lindy to replace the VGA cable supplied with the box and the picture quality is now excellent and I'm very pleased.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Problems after restarting PC 28 Jan. 2010
By Txedo
My monitor is a 22" with 1680x1050 native resolution, my VGA card is an ATI Radeon 9600, and I do not use the VGA cable supplied with this item.

After trying many switches, I felt very happy when I connected this switch for the first time (my PC was already started) and could use my XBOX 360 and my PC with its native resolution. The problem came when I restarted the PC, then the desktop couldn't get into the screen and I was forzed to downgrade my resolution to 1280x1024. But, if I connect the PC directly to the monitor, then turn the PC on (to get the 1680x1050 native resolution), and then connect the switch, it will work fine as the first time, but the problem reappears when I restart the PC again.

How can I fix this?

EDIT: I fixed it by configuring the graphic card at the ATI Panel. I switched off the "auto-detect resolution" option. Since it works perfectly, I rate it with 5 stars.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best xbox vga box out there 15 April 2008
By Mr T.
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Bought this today. Would recommend it to anyone that is considering hooking up their xbox via a vga cable as it saves so much hassle. Picture quality is good even though im using the supplied crappy cable - but do what others have suggested and use that cable going from your pc to the vga box.

overall im pleased with the porduct and i can now enjoy HD gaming on my pc screen.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality Product, Suprisingly Small! 9 Jun. 2010
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Extremely quick delivery, i chose standard delivery and received the dispatch email the next day and the product the day after that! The actual switch is nice and compact, fit's in with my black theme. Only downside is the VGA cable provided, it can produce terrible ghosting as i've found out, get another and it should be ok! Don't let this put you off though, it's easy installation and a really useful product!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Box Shocking Cable 3 Feb. 2009
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
The box does exactly what it needs to do, extremely easy to set up and simple to use.

What ever you do buy a replacement cable NOW. I read the previous reviews and thought no way can a cable be that bad. Oh yes it can, never seen anything like it. The ghosting was terrible, truly awful!

Buy a quality cable to go with this and there is no problem.

Enjoy the ease of switching comp to 360 :D
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3.0 out of 5 stars annoying 17 July 2010
By Jamie
i ordered this box and it looked like it would do the job brilliantly but i soon realised that actually its very annoying.

i plugged my computer cable into the box and turned on my computer and then found that it had changed my resolution to 1280 by 720 (i have a native res of 1600 by 900) and whenever i tried to change the resolution back to 1600 by 900 my monitor would just display "input not supported". So i plugged my computer cable directly into my monitor and it worked fine and if i took it out and plugged it back into the box it would work fine, weird.

But i wanted it to be plugged into the box all the time so i fiddled about with the nvidia control panel (i have an nvidia geforce 9800gt) and changed the resolution there to 1600 by 900 i then restarted my computer and although the resolution was 1600 by 900 half of the screen was off the monitor so i tried changing resolution again to no avail but again when i plugged the computer directly into the monitor it was fine and acting normal again.

i have not advanced from this stage since can anybody help me?
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4.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't seem to work fully with Mac 6 Jan. 2013
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Bought this to hook my Mac mini and XBOX into. As the product *superficially* works I've given it 4 stars. The main trouble is that, despite using high-quality VGA cables, the image on my LG Monitor (LG E2242C-BN 22 inch LED Wide Screen Monitor - Black) at 1920x1080 is skewed to one side, there is a black margin on the left of the screen which is about 2 inches wide, and the 1920x1080 viewport is squashed into a smaller space to the right of the screen. However, the image on the XBOX 360 is perfect, so I can't fault that, and displays flawlessly at 1920x1080. If it wasn't for this niggling viewport problems it would have a full 5 stars. As it is I can't live with having a distorted display image on my Mac, especially not when it's getting used the most.

Have contacted customer support and if I hear of any resolution/workaround I'll update this review with it. Unless someone can offer me some guidance on how to correctly get the Mac screen to display, I'm going to have to say this product doesn't work that well for a Mac/XBOX setup.
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Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
This switch is ideal if you want to use your XBox 360 and PC with a single PC monitor. It's obviously been designed to work with your PC and an XBox 360 using the offical 360 VGA lead (sold seperately) but it uses completely standard VGA/phono/3.5mm stereo inputs and outputs so could be used with various devices.

You connect the 360 VGA cable to one input (VGA+phonos) and then your PC to the other input (VGA+3.5mm stereo). Beware that you'll need a 3.5mm male/male stereo lead to go between your PC and the switch for this and it's not included!

You then connect the output VGA lead to your monitor and plug your existing speakers into the 3.5mm stereo output.

You can then seamlessly switch audio and video between the 2 devices and it works perfectly.

The only problem, as others have mentioned, is that the included VGA cable to go between the switch and your monitor, is useless and produced quite bad ghosting on the screen in my case. Swap that out for a decent one and it's perfect. (hence only 4 stars).
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars good product
at first this didnt work, so i planned to send it back, but having tried it again, it worked fine. Sometimes when you switch there is a little flickering afterwards, but for a... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jordan Chambers
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
fast delivery and great quality
Published 3 months ago by Samuel Garton
4.0 out of 5 stars It does the job fine and works great
It does the job fine and works great, but you do get what you paid for. This will not relay VGA information to the monitor so you may have difficulty if your monitor is a... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Casey L
5.0 out of 5 stars OMG, It actually works and does it well.
OMG, It actually works and does it well. But there does seem to be small power fluctuations but not sure if its the unit or the pc. Would defo buy another if this falters.
Published 11 months ago by James Gunter
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but not for big resolutions
Works has intended but it won't support higher than 1440x1900 resolutions, going send it back and get the money back
Published on 3 Dec. 2012 by Diogo Henriques
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy
As described. Very handy and easy to use comes with plenty of connections and mode of switches. . . .
Published on 29 Nov. 2012 by NinjaPSPete
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good!!!
I'm using this setup for Uni and it works really well. The only issue I have with the product is the VGA cable supplied, it gives an overall ghosting image, replaced with another... Read more
Published on 16 Sept. 2012 by James
5.0 out of 5 stars xbox vga switch
bought this for my son so he can use both pc and xbox on the one monitor works well used the vga cable that came with it to connect the pc no problems with picture
Published on 13 May 2011 by kill2forme
3.0 out of 5 stars VGA switch
Does what it says on the tin for about half the price of alternatives! delivered in good time, easy to fit and easy to use.
Nice little bit of kit.....recommended!
Published on 26 April 2011 by Michael Nolan
3.0 out of 5 stars Sounds great, having problems with setting up!
OK buy, shame the product isn't working for me yet. Hooking up to a laptop screen maybe an issue... cannot get the correct resolution, the picture doesnt seem to even appear when... Read more
Published on 10 Oct. 2010 by Mitt
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