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Does anyone have a recommendation for a DP to active DVI-D cable that has a male connector on the DVI-D side and the cable is a meter long ?

 

We typically run the outputs of our AMD FirePro V7900 cards into a DVI-D matrix switcher, from where we also derive the EDID information, as a way to switch between our primary and redundant servers.

 

It would be nice to have a single cable and avoid interconnects.

 

All comments / suggestions gratefully accepted.

 

Suresh Madan

DynaMix Media

New Delhi, India

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Suresh,

 

Yes, it would be nice with one cable only, but I doubt there is such a solution.

One will have to stick to short active DisplayPort/MDP to DVI adapters and short DVI-D cables for now.

 

With DisplayPort inputs on your matrix switch, you would achieve it, though.

Which is uncommon yet, unfortunately.

 

/jonas

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