Dual input adapter | Article about dual input adapter by The Free Dictionary
dual input adapter
dual input adapterA device that funnels two peripheral devices into the same port. For example, it is commonly used to connect a mouse and keyboard to the same port. Passive dual input adapters may work, but active devices that contain built-in intelligence monitor user actions and channel the signals more effectively.
|The Y-mouse adapter from P.I. Engineering is a microprocesser-controlled device for connecting a keyboard and mouse to the same computer port. (Image courtesy of P.I. Engineering,Inc., www.ymouse.com)|