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vga over ethernet

vga over ethernet

vga over ethernet

Hi, don't know if this is the correct place for this question...

So I am setting up a classroom with 25 monitors and have seen that using cat5e is no problem.  Well I have been having problems.  It's one monitor splitting the image to the other 25 monitors.

I am using solid utp cat5e cable.

I ran all the cat5e to a patch panel punch down 568B.  At the other end I have it terminated to keystone jacks.  I am using an RJ45 to vga (HD15) adapter to connect everything.

From the patch panel I have 2 foot patch cables with the RJ45 to vga adapter plugging into a 16 port VGA 300Mhz splitter


I am using flat panel monitors with a native resolution of 1360x768 and have tried moving it down to 1024x768 and it's a little better but the main issue is a lot of ghosting.

has anyone tried this or know where I can find out more info about this?


RE: vga over ethernet

Per the KB for that splitter, it shifts phase slightly.  Try using the front panel buttons on one of the displays to auto-tune it.

To remove the CAT5 from the equation, try connecting one of your displays directly to the splitter via a standard VGA cable.

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RE: vga over ethernet

Thanks for the reply,  I did try the auto-tune on the monitors...no joy.

RE: vga over ethernet

try a monitor with a length of STP Cat5 instead of UTP ....let me know outcome

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