Long video run with HTPC?

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  1. EricTownsend

    EricTownsend Stunt Coordinator

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    Would I have any problems with a long DVI cable run from my HTPC (containing a X800XT AIW) to my projector which I estimate will be about 25 feet away?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Scott L

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    No, I use a 10M DVI cable (roughly 33 feet) and no problems here.
     
  3. EricTownsend

    EricTownsend Stunt Coordinator

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    Good to know! Thanks for the response.
     
  4. EricTownsend

    EricTownsend Stunt Coordinator

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    How about VGA cable? Any limits there? (Should've asked this too....)
     
  5. Sami Kallio

    Sami Kallio Screenwriter

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    As long as you get a quality cable it's not a problem. Cheap monitor extension cables aren't going to work, they just aren't thick enough for the job.
     
  6. Jason Harbaugh

    Jason Harbaugh Cinematographer

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    I have a 25' run (VGA) to my projector. Works just fine. It's a pretty thick cable though.
     
  7. Tekara

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    Yeah, I use a home-made 30ft'er to run from my xbox to my projector. Make sure you use decent quality cabling and you should be fine.
     

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