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DA doesn’t stand for district attorney (in this case). It’s distribution amplifier. Let’s look at those words. Distribution means to send something to different places. An amplifier increases signal. So, a DA amplifies and then splits the signal. That’s important. A splitter takes a signal and splits it in half. A DA starts with a signal of a certain strength and then splits it to send the same strength signal to both locations.[tweet “If you want to send the same thing to two locations, a DA is a perfect choice.”]
Why would you use it?
If you want to send the same thing to two locations, a DA is a perfect choice. Looping out of the projector might not give you the best results.
There are multiple types of DAs. The most basic ones are 1 in and 2 out. Others can be 1 in 4 out. One of these might be a great idea for lobby TVs or to a local monitor, two projectors, and a confidence monitor.
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