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My room get very hot during the summer due to my rig. What I want to do is put my rig in the basement and have a line for dvi, audio, usb come up to my room. The distance is about 75ft. DVI's range is no where close to that. I was wondering if it were possible to send the video via cat 5e ethernet cord, and if anyone else here has done something like this.
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I've seen many VGA splitters or KVM's that use Cat-5e to transmit video at a maximum distance of 210 ft, 65m. I haven't seen one for DVI, i believe because many servers utilize integrated VGA graphics (cost affordable). DVI, being a digital signal, will probably have a greater signal loss when used over a greater distance plus the cost of a shielded cable would be significant.
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