Product ID: ST128W
This 8 Port wall-mountable VGA Video Splitter offers outstanding quality and distance, allowing you to deliver high resolution VGA video from a single video source to up to eight monitors simultaneously.
The wall-mountable multi-display VGA video splitter is very simple to install, allowing you to locate screens up to 200ft away from the VGA video source, supporting a maximum VGA video bandwidth of up to 200MHz while delivering display resolutions up to 1600 x 1200.
The video splitter provides versatile installation options, with top-side connection ports as well as the option to mount the splitter on a wall, making it easy to position the VGA splitter as needed.
The VGA video splitter offers a scalable video splitting solution, allowing you to cascade the VGA signal using additional splitters for broadcast from a single VGA source to up to 512 VGA monitors.
Typical applications of this product would include digital signage, retail and tradeshow environments, educational and government facilities, or corporate displays where high quality, multi-monitor VGA video is required.
StarTech.com's 8 Port wall-mountable VGA Video Splitter is backed by our 2-year warranty and includes free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector A||VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub)|
|8 - Connector B||VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Packaging Information||Package Length||9.4 in [24.0 cm]|
|Package Width||2.3 in [59.0 mm]|
|Package Height||6.4 in [16.2 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||1.3 lb [0.6 kg]|
|Performance||Maximum Cable Length||213.2 ft [65 m]|
|Maximum Analog Resolutions||1600x1200|
|Physical Characteristics||Product Height||0.0 in [0.0 mm]|
|Product Length||0.0 in [0.0 cm]|
|Weight of Product||0.0 oz [0.0 g]|
|Product Width||0.0 in [0.0 mm]|
|Power||Output Voltage||9V DC|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||8 Port Video Splitter|
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When you troubleshoot issues with a video splitter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
Video source (such as a DVD player or computer)
Video destination (such as a monitor or projector)
Note: When you are testing setup components, you should avoid using video adapters. For example, if you are converting a VGA source to HDMI for use with an HDMI splitter, you should use an HDMI source when you test the components.
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the cable, video splitter, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
Use a different cable, video splitter, video source, and video destination in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
Test each cable individually.
Use short cables when you are testing.
When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:
Remove the video splitter from your setup and test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together without the video splitter.
Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.
Note: In order for your setup to work properly, the video source, splitter, and destination all need to support the resolution that you are using.
Video splitters take the output for monitor port 1 and mirror it to the remaining outputs. By default, the first output port is the master port that is mirrored to each additional monitor. Make sure that you use the first output port when you use the video splitter. The master port is labeled on the splitter boxes from StarTech.com. On the splitter cables from StarTech.com, the master port is the top port.
If you are having issues with a splitter interpreting the incorrect port as the master port, try the following:
Unplug all of the video connections.
If the splitter is powered, power cycle the splitter.
Plug in all of the video connections again.
Make sure that the first video connection plugged in is the one that you want to be the master port.
You might encounter resolution issues when you use a video splitter. This can occur because the information and resolution on one display are being copied and sent to each of the additional displays. You should make sure that all of the displays that you are using can support the output resolution. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/video_splitters_correct_port_usage
This device outputs a VGA signal. If you have a display or video destination that uses another type of video connection, there are ways that you can convert the video signal or connection. These options are outlined below and organized by the target connection.
|Target connection||First conversion||Second conversion (if required)|
|DVI-D||VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.||HDMI to DVI-D: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.|
|DVI-I||VGA to DVI-I: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/Video-Adapter/DVIVGA/.||N/A|
|DisplayPort||VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.||HDMI to DisplayPort: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=DisplayPort.|
Note: You might need to use more than one converter as part of your solution; however, you should try to use the least number of converters and cables to connect your source and destination. If you have the option to convert to multiple target video connections, choose the option that requires the fewest number of conversions.
When you convert from VGA to DVI, you need to know if you are converting to a DVI-I or a DVI-D connection. For more information about how to identify the type of connection that you need, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_dvi_interface.
You also need to know which form of DVI that you are using, because DVI-I supports both analog (VGA) and digital (HDMI) signals, while DVI-D only supports digital (HDMI) signals.
Note: Certain devices may have a DVI-I connection but only support DVI-D signaling. It is important to verify that your DVI-I device supports DVI-I signaling.
This device has a VGA input port. If you have a video source that uses another video connection, there are options available to convert the video signal or connection. These options will be outlined below for each video source connection.
DVI-I to VGA: https://www.startech.com/DVIVGAMFBK.
DisplayPort to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-VGA/.
When you convert from DVI to VGA, you need to know if you are converting from a DVI-I or a DVI-D connection. For more information about how to identify the type of connection that you have, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_dvi_interface.
You also need to know which form of DVI that you are using, because DVI-I supports both analog (VGA) and digital (HDMI) signals, while DVI-D only supports digital (HDMI) signals. Some DVI-I connections only support DVI-D signaling. In this case, you must use a DVI-D to VGA converter.