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Old 24 May 2008, 17:25   #1
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VGA Extender

VGA Extender

These things are new to me - basically they allow you to have your monitor a loooong way from your pute.
So?
Well, I'm don't have any use for it's primary function (distance) but as they achieve that goal by converting the VGA signal to run down a Cat5 cable & back to VGA @ the other end, and they aren't that expensive...
So?
D*mn-it! Does anyone know if this would be another way of connecting a miggie to a modern monitor?
Putting it another way:
Will one of these boxes scan down to 15khz & then 'magically' produce something @ the other end that a TFT could handle?


Lateral thinking...
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Old 24 May 2008, 17:50   #2
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@Charlie

sorry my friend, this just aplifies and transposes signals onto Cat5 cable *8pin cable* so that would be R,G,B,Hsync, Ysysnc and Ground, it might transpose the rgb grounds too.

but there wont be any re-scaling my friend.
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Bum - another idea bites the dust...
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Old 24 May 2008, 23:33   #4
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Whatever happened to all those $50 scandoubler projects people are always proposing on the internets!?

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