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Computer monitors – cables and cords

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Connecting computer monitors is not very complicated, but several different types of cables can be used to do the work. So before buying a fiber optic patch panel, check the computer to see what kind of video port is on the back of the machine. Ideally, you need to use the same type of connection on your monitor and computer. If a display and computer mismatch is found, you can change one connection type to another by using a sma to fc adapter or converter.

 

 

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VGA

 

VGA (also known as HD15) is the older pure video connection type. Many used or outdated displays will have this type of connection, while newer displays may not. VGA is the old standard of the display and has now been replaced by the new format. VGA is the only pure analog display in all display connections still in use today. This means that the maximum resolution of the VGA is 640 x 480, far from the 1080p quality provided by the digital connection. Generally, users can only use VGA if any newer numeric options are unavailable.

 

 

DVI

 

DVI is more complicated than other video cable options because it has several different types. DVI-A is usually used only to connect DVI ports to older VGA ports. DVI-D are the most common DVI, and support themselves as well as updated video formats, such as HDMI and DisplayPort. DVI-I can support the other two versions.

 

 

HDMI

 

HDMI is the standard for current video connections and the most common type of use today. Using digital format, all new HDMI ruggedized fiber patch cords produced today are manufactured according to standards that support 4K of video. Different grades of HDMI cables do exist, but the physical toughness of ftth patch cord is more than signal quality. Almost every computer monitor in the market today uses HDMI ports. HDMI also supports audio when using TV as a computer fiber distribution panel. HDMI is usually the best choice a user can choose when setting up a new machine.

 

 

Displayport

 

DisplayPort is a new type of digital connection designed for computer displays. Therefore, DisplayPort has very fast data speed and can transmit signals faster than HDMI. Although this makes DisplayPort very suitable for computer corning fiber patch panels, users are less likely to see it on other devices, such as projectors or televisions. Like HDMI, DisplayPort can support audio over video.

 

And there's a smaller version called Mini DisplayPort. Mini version was created by Apple to save space by using smaller connectors. Though Mini DisplayPort’s size is small, its function is as powerful as full size DisplayPort. Most Mini DisplayPort connections can be found on MacBook, but sometimes they are also built into Windows computers.

 

It is important to note that Apple has another connection called Thunderbolt that looks the same as Mini DisplayPort. Even if the two look the same externally, they are different internally. You can use a Thunderbolt cable tray splice on a Mini DisplayPort connection. You cannot use a Mini DisplayPort cable on a Thunderbolt connection.

 

 

USB

 

Besides dedicated video ports, some newer displays will also have locations with USB sc to sc single mode patch cords. Some computers, especially budget models, have only one video port, but users may need to connect two corning patch panels at the same time. Remember that USB is not a dedicated video port, which is important. When there are no other available options, it is the dataport available for video. When a USB connection is used for a display, do not expect it to have the same clear image quality as HDMI or DisplayPort.

 

Different types of USB can be used on a panduit fiber patch panel. Standard USB is the first choice, but some monitors will use USB B which also called printer cables, because it is usually used on printers. USB B have two different versions: 2.0 and 3.0. The size and shape of the two different versions are slightly different, and version 3.0 is color-coded blue. Check the connection carefully to ensure that the correct cable is grasped when using the USB, especially the USB B.


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