Vision has expanded its Techconnect Twist range with the introduction of the new TC2 VGATP adapter – which enables VGA to be sent up to 60m over a CAT5e system or up to 80m over CAT6.
The new transmitter presents as a normal Vision Techconnect VGA and minijack module from the front, allowing clip-in installation.
Audio passes through the transmitter, but VGA is sent to the receiver which plugs directly into the projector – via twisted pair cable. A power-over-ethernet system means only one mains power adaptor is required to power both the transmitter and receiver – and this can be used at either end.
Vision says AV resellers can take advantage in buildings which have been flood-wired with network cable. CAT5 cable is far less expensive than VGA and is easier to work with; it has a tighter bend-radius, is thinner, easier to pull, and simple to terminate.
Replacing VGA cable with a twisted pair cable means if in the future the users needs to replace the VGA with HDMI or DisplayPort they just have to change the adaptors at the ends.