New USB 3.0 Video Adapters Enable Laptop and Ultrabook™ Users to Add Multi-Monitor Video without Limiting Available Peripheral Connections

StarTech.com is the first to release USB 3.0 external Video Adapters that feature a USB Pass-through Port which enables Laptop and Ultrabook™ users to add multi-monitor video without limiting the number of available USB 3.0 peripheral connection ports

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Lockbourne, OH - May 24, 2013 - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the release of three new high-performance USB 3.0 Video Adapters, which feature a built-on SuperSpeed USB pass-through port to which users can connect devices in place of the host port required to connect the USB Video Adapter to the computer. The adapters are ideal for adding high-resolution, multi-monitor capability to Ultrabook™ or ultra-thin laptop computers, as they accommodate the lack of USB host ports that results from the thin form factor design.

The adapters, which are available with HDMI (USB32HDEH), DVI (USB32DVIEH) or VGA (USB32VGAEH) video output ports, deliver high-definition external video support, with playback resolutions of up to 1920x1200/1080p.

“Our newest USB 3.0 External video cards offer a single-port USB 3.0 pass-through hub that allows users to keep connecting USB devices while the USB External video card is in use” said John Mardinly, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com’s Audio-Video product line. “These adapters are ideal for Ultrabook users where only 1 or 2 USB ports are available on the system, which can create limitations on peripheral device connections.”

Features of StarTech.com’s new USB 3.0 Video Adapters include:

  • High-Definition video output (1920x1200, 1080p)
  • USB 3.0 host connection, with USB 3.0 pass-through port. Backward compatible with USB 2.0 host connections
  • USB-powered operation, no external adapter required
  • Supports Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations
  • Driver software supports display rotation
  • Up to 5 USB 3.0 video adapters can be connected to a single system
  • Includes DVI to VGA adapter (USB32DVIEH only)

MSRP for StarTech.com’s USB32HDEH USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter is $99.99 (USD) in the United States, $102.99 (CAN) in Canada and £77.99 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK. MSRP for StarTech.com’s USB32DVIEH USB 3.0 to DVI adapter is $97.99 (USD) in the United States, $99.99 (CAN) in Canada and £74.99 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK. MSRP for StarTech.com’s USB32VGAEH USB 3.0 to VGA adapter is $93.99 (USD) in the United States, $96.99 (CAN) in Canada and £72.99 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

StarTech.com’s USB 3.0 video adapters with USB pass-through are available from leading technology resellers including CDW, Newegg.com, Amazon.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will also be distributed by Ingram Micro, Tech Data, D&H, SYNNEX and ASI.

To learn more about these adapters, as well as StarTech.com’s full line of USB Video Adapters, visit:
https://www.startech.com/AV/USB-Video-Adapters.For more questions about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

About StarTech.com
StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, The United Kingdom, Europe and Taiwan, servicing a worldwide market.

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