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Thanks for sharing that one.I tried it and it worked. It's a lot of fun .
Make your own VGA cord of CAT5 cable!
also make sure your screen resolution is 1024x768 - mde landgraaf
Hi JonSorry, i am not using my other account anymore. Regarding your question, im not sure what the issue can be, i do know there is a data line that carries the resolution information:http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0BE-eXEC5fA/TqDkU4bIC0I/... pin 12.Maybe this helps you. It is possible your monitor needs this pin to function, maybe try a different screen? - mde landgraaf
Thank you. I will see about running another wire to that. I did start the computer up normally with a traditional monitor, and set it to the lowest resolution, then plugged it into the TV. After that, I up'ed the resolution to max from there. Also, after 4 cores, I was able to get a little bit of a clear image, but still seems to have 4 echos. Its not noticeable from about 15ft away, but I have problems with details. I complained about seeing the screen divider in a movie theater... I will give another go at it, ill run it outside the casing. If it does make it better, Ill see about getting a new cable made with 10 or 12 lines. Thanks for the feedback. - JonB130
I did this, followed everything step by step. I have an issue now and not sure how to fix it. The cable is about 4.2m long and when I plugged it into the TV, the resolution is unsupported. Okay, so I plugged it into a monitor, same thing. What could case this? I used cat 6, not cat 5 if that is the issue. I can redo the whole thing. I would not have thought that to be an issue unless there is a difference. If there is any help, that would be great.
try to change the straight or cross cable...mybe it will help u
Thanks a lot for the instructions. I purchased a 3m long vga cable first. but the output was very bad. The brightness was reduced and found ghosting in the display. Then i searched for a solution and found this website. I bought 7M Cat6 .Soldering was dificult but atlast I made it. It works really amazing. NO reduction is the image quality. Thanks a lot.
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