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What is the best way in creating a looping presentation?

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Hello,

I have a family owned business that i was interested in showcasing our products and other helpful information in a looping presentation.  I wanted to have this show continually loop, or even have different clips/presentations automatically play.  My actual server with the presentation files on it is about 100ft away (in the office) from where i want my LCD monitor (at the front of the store).  Would i have to get a minipc and mount it near/behind the LCD or can i run a DVI or VGA cable without too much lag or loss of quality for 100ft?

What options to do i have to set up such a system?
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Lag would definietely be an issue in this case...

Best option would be the pc closer to the monitor.

But there are of course options:

1) div repeater (http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=2807)
2) kvm over ethernet (cheap version http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817402032)
or
3) Try a really long cable and see what happens. Make sure you buy good quality, however because the distance will indeed kill the signal...

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GJTechSolutions earned 1400 total points
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BTW, be careful in what you name your questions as your question asks about quality loss over distance and your subject asks about creating a looping presentation which apparently you have already...
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GJTechSolutions,

Thanks for the prompt response. This seems to be what i'm looking for.

-Khaji
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