Working far from the workstation (KVM extender)

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  07 July 2013
Working far from the workstation (KVM extender)

I'm looking for a way to use a workstation while sitting quite far from it (at least 10 m).
I don't want the video to be compressed nor suffering any latency.

Does someone does this ? How do you do that ?
I also like to have review from users of KVM extender products.

Think Logical Velocity products are too expensive, I would like a cheaper system.

I will try a vga KVM extender + long hdmi cables for video (I have a 12m).

I work in a web company doing mainly developpement. We have a website involving lot of videos. We shot 600 x 40min go pro footage, then stabilize them using a render farm. We have processed 60Tb of uncompressed data past year. Each video is 100GB made of 3MB images, file transfer from NAS to workstation are endless. I want to build a 12 drive Raid 6 worksation for the videographer. The problem is that those beast make noise, too much for an open space, so it will be in a separate room.
 
  07 July 2013
This is built for exactly such a task.

http://www.gefen.com/kvm/ext-2dvi-d...p?prod_id=10257

Cheaper alternatives would be USB extenders over Ethernet and DVI extenders over SDI, but those are limited to 1920x1080 resolution since they are for broadcast.
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  07 July 2013
Thank you olson. This solution is too expensive.

I will stick to long HDMI cable and cheap KVM for USB.
 
  07 July 2013
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