50 foot? 100 foot VGA?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Sun Feb 20 20:11:45 MST 2011

On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 07:34:38PM -0700, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> I need to run a projector quite a ways away from a computer. New Egg has 50' and 100' VGA cables. Has anyone tried such a set up? Will the signal make it that far without an amplifier?

I've used a long VGA cable that I think is 30 feet.  The signal just
barely makes it that far--the image quality is acceptable but noticably
reduced.  For anything longer than that, I would definitely recommend
using an amplifier.

Andrew McNabb
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