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How to control an input signal?

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Nigel Goodwin

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You wouldn't - use a proper relay, or build an electronic switching unit.

Solid state 'relays' are nothing of the kind, and are only of use for certain specific uses.
 

dr peppers

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You'd need a 5 pole relay, as there are red,green, blue, vsync and hsync signals that all need to be switched.

A commerical kvm or monitor switch might be a better option.

Solid state relays tend to use thyristors or triacs, and are not particularly suited for video signals, though I dare say its possible.
 
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