Tech support told me that "Yes, going through the docking station can degrade the signal more than going straight from thethe Tablet. He said that in the future the engineers maybe would have a better docking station.
It is nice to know the fix for the fuzzy monitor is NOT to use the docking station. I am glad I dropped the all that cash on it to find it has a poor VGA adapter. Overall I am pleased with the 1400 but that was not the answer I wanted to hear for Tech Support.