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DVI DDC EDID Ghosting Emulator with EDID Copy

Copy or emulate Extended Display Identification (EDID) data for optimal display settings

Product ID: VSEDIDDVI

  • Stores EDID settings even when unit has been unplugged
  • Maintain proper display settings when using video extension systems
  • Rotary switch for manual resolution setting selection
  • USB-powered using the included USB to DC power cable
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Overview

The VSEDIDDVI DVI EDID Emulator enables you to capture and retain Extended Display Identification Data from a monitor, which can then be connected to the video signal source (Video Extender, KVM Switch, etc.) to pass the EDID information and ensure the proper video settings are maintained.

EDID information contains important display settings such as maximum image size, color characteristics, factory pre-set timings, frequency range limits, etc., and since most video extender systems don’t offer EDID communication between the source and remote display, the DVI EDID Emulator is a perfect workaround for ensuring the optimum signal is provided to the display to help prolong the life of your displays.

Backed by a StarTech.com 3-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • EDID Copy feature saves time by making sure your display works the way you want it
  • Simple rotary switch enables you to quickly emulate the EDID settings that you want
  • Sturdy steel enclosure provides durability for harsh environments

Applications

Detect EDID settings and capture them to trick your computer into thinking the display directly connected

Emulate (spoof) EDID information ensuring optimal resolution when a display's EDID is not available or properly detected

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Audio No
Converter Type Format Converter
Performance
Maximum Digital Resolutions 2560x1600
Supported Resolutions 2560x1600, 2560x1440, 2048x1152, 1920x1440, 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1680x1050, 1600x1200, 1600x900, 1440x900, 1366x768, 1280x1024, 1280x720, 1024x768
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - DVI-I (29 pin) Female Input
Connector B 1 - DVI-I (29 pin) Female Output
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power / Error
Power
Output Voltage 5 DC
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 0~80% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Steel
Product Height 0.9 in [22 mm]
Product Length 3.1 in [80 mm]
Product Weight 4.3 oz [123 g]
Product Width 2 in [52 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.5 lb [0.2 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - DVI EDID Emulator
1 - USB to DC Power Cable
1 - Pack, Rubber Feet
1 - Instruction Manual

Certifications

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface that can contain different types of signaling, based on the application. DVI cables and ports are created using different connector types to identify what application they are intended to be used in. The connector types are identified by the number of pins on the DVI connector. DVI comes in the following five different connector types: 

Single and Dual link DVI indicate the maximum resolution capabilities of the video source or video destination. The maximum resolutions are Single Link (1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz) and Dual Link (2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz).

Note: The maximum resolution of your video source and video destination are ultimately determined by the technical specifications of the devices. The connector type is not a definitive indicator of the maximum resolution.

DVI-A carries only analog (for example, VGA) with no digital component. DVI-D carries only digital video (for example, HDMI) with no analog component. DVI-I combines DVI-A and DVI-D connections to include both analog and digital components. A DVI-I port may be on either your video source or display, but whether or not a display carries either or both analog and digital sources depends on the technical specifications of your device.

DVI DDC EDID Ghosting Emulator with EDID Copy

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Pros: When you have 3 or more monitors with Win7, booting up with the monitors off or switching them off then on with a booted system, is a nightmare. Windows doesn't properly restore your desktop. It seems Microsoft couldn't care less about it. There are a handful of programs designed to help but none can solve all the problems. The only complete solution is an EDID Emulator. The concept is to introduce a device in line with each monitor to convince the graphics card & the OS that the monitors are on when they are off. However, all EDID emulators are not created equal. I tried the Pi Manufacturing brand which looks EXACTLY like the Connect Pro unit (probably re-branded ) and the unit was a horror show. It requires SO much power to operate that many "wall warts" fail to work with them. As a result they behaved erratically. If you have 3 or more monitors you will need 3 EDID units. Ouch ! Kinda expensive !! But, if you prefer NOT to waste your time, get solid performers, these StarTech units are absolutely the way to go ! Flawless operation (so far :) and they are NOT power hogs ! Cons: NONE !! Other Thoughts: When you spend hundreds on a graphic card, it would be nice if these MFRs added this feature to them rather then ignore the problem. ALSO: EVERY graphics card has DVI outputs. Who in their right mind buys actual monitors when LED/LCD TVs look SPECTACULAR and are cheap. However, Graphics card MFRs do not have real HDMI outputs. As a rule the HDMI output(s) will not work with a 3rd monitor. You need ANOTHER dongle! A mini display port to HDMI adapter, but MANY of them are unreliable ! WAKE UP GRAPHICS CARD MFRs ! Get with the program ! Undoubtedly, some will argue that Monitors have better image quality. To that I submit, I am using three 50" LCD monitors right now. I do 3D CAD design and graphics work. They are razor sharp and look fantastic. All 3 cost $1,200. Try that with monitors $$$.
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