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HDMI or DVI to DisplayPort Active Converter

Connect a DisplayPort® monitor to an HDMI® equipped computer

Product ID: HDMI2DP

  • Supports full HD resolutions up to 1920x1200
  • Stores EDID information to ensure compatibility between source and display
  • Supports HDMI® uncompressed 2-channel audio such as LPCM
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  • Allows for conversion of DVI or mini-DVI sources with additional cables (not included)
  • Compatible with HDMI®, DVI and Mini DVI 1.0 Input
  • Supports DisplayPort®/Mini DisplayPort 1.1a output
$150.99 CDN
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Overview

The HDMI2DP DVI or HDMI® to DisplayPort® Converter converts an HDMI, DVI or Mini DVI input signal into a DisplayPort (or Mini DisplayPort) output, eliminating the cost of upgrading your source device hardware or purchasing a new display.

With support for full HD resolutions up to 1920x1200, the HDMI2DP converter is the perfect solution for connecting devices that have an HDMI, DVI single-link or mini DVI output, such as video cards (desktop or laptop), video game consoles or home theater receivers, to your DisplayPort-capable display.

To connect a DVI video source to this adapter, a DVI to HDMI adapter is required. The following StarTech.com adapters are compatible with this adapter:

3 ft HDMI to DVI-D Cable (HDDVIMM3)
6 ft HDMI to DVI-D Cable (HDMIDVIMM6)
8in HDMI to DVI-D Video Cable Adapter (HDDVIMF8IN)
HDMI to DVI-D Video Cable Adapter - M/F (HDMIDVIMF)
Mini DVI to HDMI Video Adapter for Macbooks and iMacs (MDVIHDMIMF)

The HDMI2DP is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Stores EDID information on the converter to ensure better compatibility between the source and display
  • Supports HDMI® or DVI (see accessories for DVI) to DisplayPort® conversions, providing an ideal solution for connecting to your new DisplayPort monitor
  • Simple plug-and-play installation - no software or drivers required

Applications

Ideal for digital entertainment centers, home offices, business conference rooms and trade show displays

Keep your existing DisplayPort® monitor to be used with your HDMI® or DVI device

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Active or Passive Adapter Active
Audio Yes
AV Input HDMI
AV Output DisplayPort
Performance
Audio Specifications 5.1 Surround Sound
Maximum Digital Resolutions 1920x1200 (50/60Hz)
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female Input
Connector B 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female Output
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Red Power LED
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 0.5A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 2A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Plug Type N
Power Consumption (In Watts) 5
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 5% to 90% RH (no condensation)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Steel
Product Height 0.9 in [23 mm]
Product Length 3.2 in [82 mm]
Product Weight 3.8 oz [109 g]
Product Width 1.7 in [43 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 13.8 oz [392 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - HDMI to DisplayPort converter
1 - Universal power adapter: comes ready for NA/EU/UK only when you buy in NA/EU/UK; comes ready for Australia and New Zealand only when you buy in Australia and New Zealand
1 - Instruction Manual

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Customer Reviews

3.2 (4 reviews)
3.2 out of 5 stars
Quality of Product
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(3 stars) Stopped working

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I have been using this adaptor with my critique tablet for less than a year. It has now stopped working and I dont know how to have the warranty honored.
Comment Helpful? Yes - 0 No - 0 Report
Response from StarTech.com:
Sam, Customer Support
We're sorry to hear HDMI2DP stopped working for you. We recommend contacting our Technical Advisors at 1-800-265-1844 or www.startech.com/chat for troubleshooting and, if needed, a replacement unit under HDMI2DP's 2-year warranty.

(5 stars) uncomplicated and a snap to use

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I am not exceedingly tech savvy so I was pleased when I received the HDMI2DP HDMI to DisplayPort Active Converter at no cost to sample and test for this review. I opened the box to a cord with a power source attached, 3 adapter ports/prong types and the ‘power house’ brick. It is important to note that the box does not come with HDMI or Displayport cable. I selected the US adapter port and slid it into the power source. There is a small push button to release the adapter port. Unlike some “release” buttons, this one did not require breaking a nail to dig in, and it was easy to switch out the prong types as needed. Next I plugged the power source into the wall and the reciprocating DC/5V point on the ‘power house’ (as I have dubbed it). The power house has 2 LED lights, one on each side which advises if the particular connections on that side of the device are connected. Following this I plugged in my HDMI cord on the labeled side and my Displayport Cable to the other side. Done! DisplayPort output via HDMI. It worked across various resolutions (all at 60Hz): 1024x768, 1280x720p and 1920x1080p. I do want to point out that the ‘power house’ does get hot. To put this in perspective, my computer ‘power house’ on the cord gets medium warm, but it’s not hot. This centralized box does get pretty hot; however this is not unexpected since it is small and when you consider all the electricity running through it. However, unlike a computer charger which is plastic, the StarTech unit is a metal box. I am not sure if this design was to reduce the heat, but I would have thought plastic (since it is not a conductor) would reduce the heat output. Since the video output sometimes blacks out I`ve occasionally had to cycle the power when it`s been on for a couple of days. My brother in-law says it is because the device is a “passive converter”. Simply put- this device is uncomplicated and a snap to use. No drivers to be installed making it straightforward. The image is accurate and the sound quality is effective which, when all combined is precisely what is necessary! *The person who wrote this review received a free sample for providing an open and honest review of the product.
Comment Helpful? Yes - 2 No - 1 Report

(3 stars) Good but didn't work for me

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I bought this device to connect it to our Projector. However, it doesn't work with 1080i resolution. 720P worked fine and I suspect that 1080p will work well too. Just don't expect it to work with interlaced signal (1080@30hz). Besides that I liked that it came with a universal ac adapter and a Mini DP to DP cable
Quality of Product (4/5)
Comment Helpful? Yes - 11 No - 3 Report
Response from StarTech.com:
Barry, Customer Support
Hello, Thanks for sharing your feedback on the HDMI2DP converter. We wanted to mention that the HDMI2DP should have no issues supporting the resolution you were trying. However, without knowing you source and the model of the projector, we cannot be 100% sure where the issue may lie. Thank You,

(2 stars) Runs Hot, Stops working

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I purchased this item in September 2013. I needed to connect an HDMI computer output to a Data Port input on my projector. The converter works but runs really hot and stops working after a few hours. I have to disconnect the power and reconnect it to get it to work again. This is a real pain because the projector is mounted on the ceiling.
Quality of Product (2/5)
Comment Helpful? Yes - 6 No - 0 Report
Response from StarTech.com:
David S., Customer Support Team
Thanks again for letting us know. What you originally experienced with the HDMI2DP would definitely be frustrating. Based on our discussion with you, we determined the HDMI2DP was located too close to another heat source (the projector), but moving the unit to an area with better ventilation fixed the problem. If you run into any more issues, feel free to contact us again at 1-800-265-1844 or through e-mail at support@startech.com.