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This review is from: StarTech VSEDIDDVI DVI DDC EDID Ghosting Emulator with EDID Copy
Pros: When you have 3 or more monitors with Win7, booting up with the monitors off or switching them off then on with a booted system, is a nightmare. Windows doesn't properly restore your desktop. It seems Microsoft couldn't care less about it. There are a handful of programs designed to help but none can solve all the problems. The only complete solution is an EDID Emulator. The concept is to introduce a device in line with each monitor to convince the graphics card & the OS that the monitors are on when they are off. However, all EDID emulators are not created equal. I tried the Pi Manufacturing brand which looks EXACTLY like the Connect Pro unit (probably re-branded ) and the unit was a horror show. It requires SO much power to operate that many "wall warts" fail to work with them. As a result they behaved erratically. If you have 3 or more monitors you will need 3 EDID units. Ouch ! Kinda expensive !! But, if you prefer NOT to waste your time, get solid performers, these StarTech units are absolutely the way to go ! Flawless operation (so far :) and they are NOT power hogs !
Cons: NONE !!
Other Thoughts: When you spend hundreds on a graphic card, it would be nice if these MFRs added this feature to them rather then ignore the problem. ALSO: EVERY graphics card has DVI outputs. Who in their right mind buys actual monitors when LED/LCD TVs look SPECTACULAR and are cheap. However, Graphics card MFRs do not have real HDMI outputs. As a rule the HDMI output(s) will not work with a 3rd monitor. You need ANOTHER dongle! A mini display port to HDMI adapter, but MANY of them are unreliable !
WAKE UP GRAPHICS CARD MFRs ! Get with the program !
Undoubtedly, some will argue that Monitors have better image quality. To that I submit, I am using three 50" LCD monitors right now. I do 3D CAD design and graphics work. They are razor sharp and look fantastic. All 3 cost $1,200. Try that with monitors $$$.
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Enclosure Type: Aluminum and Plastic Max Distance: 100
m / 330 ft Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 480 Mbps AV Cabling: Cat 5 UTP Number of Ports: 4 Remote Unit Connectors: 2 USB A Female Local Unit Con
StarTech ST121UTPMINI Mini VGA Video and Audio Extender
Remote Unit Connectors: 2 DB15 High Density Female
Remote Unit Connectors: 1 RJ45 Female Maximum Resolution: 1920x1200 @ 275ft / 90m Cable Type: CAT5e / CAT6 (UTP) Maximum Distance: 90m / 275ft Po