How do I use a laptop to transmit video to a projector and two monitors, all wirelessly?

Posted on 2009-04-27
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I want to set up a leptop system where I can display Powerpoint slides on a projector and two LCD monitors.  The hard part to all of this is that I need to do this all wirelessly.  The distance is minimal (all receivers indoors and about 25 feet away max), and the signal will be identical to all units.

I have done some looking around on the internet, but most of the information that I found only confuses me more (amplifiers, splitters, WiFi vs, RF, VGA vs RGB). I understand the basic priciples here, but it seems to me that this shouldn't be as complicated as most people are making it sound.

I have not bought the laptop or any of the equipment yet.  I want good equipment that I won't have problems with down the road, but I am on a limited budget (under $3000 for the whole setup, laptop, two LCD monitors, projector, wireless system).

Does anyone have a simple solution for this little problem?

Thanks in advance,
Scott Thompson
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The Avocent Emerge MPX1000 http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Avocent%20Emerge%20MPX1000%20HD%20Multipoint%20Extender%20Transmitter:1994465199 is the professional solution, but you won't be able to go that route with your budget.

The InFocus LiteShow II http://www.projectorpeople.com/accessories/proddtls.asp?itemid=23326&itmname= will let you transmit VGA wirelessly to any projector.  You will need a VGA distribution amp, like a Kramer VP300 http://www.proaudiosuppliers.com/kramer-vp-300.html to split up the signal three ways and use a couple of wireless VGA transmitter/receivers for the monitors.  The trouble is, I haven't seen any inexpensive solutions (less than $600) that provide quality images - all the cheap ones produce terrible pictures.

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