50 foot? 100 foot VGA?

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Mon Feb 21 11:50:14 MST 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-21 at 11:20 -0700, Steven Alligood wrote:
> On 2/21/11 10:15 AM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-02-20 at 19:34 -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?
> >
> you could always just use HDMI, it will go a lot further than analog VGA.

Depending on how the projector is going to be used, that may not be an
option. If you have complete knowledge and control of every computer
that will ever be connected, it's doable. If you're going to have
customers and partners using the projector, probably best to wait a few
more years.

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