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Default 01-08-2011, 02:44 AM

Very interesting!
Roughly how long is your VGA cable?

On a side note - cable length, gauge and quality seem to matter a lot.
I bought a Dell LCD monitor a while back - hooked it up via DVI to my Mac with the DVI cable that came with the monitor.
Got a message - no signal detected.
I was ready to send the monitor back as defective but then found a DVI cable I had in my computer cable box - actually a longer cable than what Dell provided with the monitor - and everything worked fine.
Tried the Dell cable on a different monitor and it worked on it.
So I can only assume that the original Dell DVI cable caused either too much attenuation or somehow distorted the DVI signal so that the original monitor could no longer read it.


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