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DisplayPort to VGA Video Adapter Converter

Connect a VGA monitor to a DisplayPort-equipped PC

Product ID: DP2VGA2

  • Hassle-free connectivity with plug-and-play DP to VGA video adapter
  • Maximum portability with a small footprint and lightweight design
  • Crystal clear picture quality with support for high-definition video resolutions up to 1920x1200 or 1080p
28,99 € EUR exc VAT
36,24 € EUR inc VAT

Overview

This DisplayPort to VGA adapter lets you connect your DP computer to a VGA monitor or projector. The adapter works with DisplayPort computers like your HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G3.

Easily connect your DisplayPort computer to a VGA display

The DP to VGA adapter lets you connect your DisplayPort laptop or desktop computer to a VGA display. The adapter supports plug-and-play connectivity ensuring a hassle-free setup.

Works with legacy VGA monitors

The DisplayPort adapter makes your DP computer fully compatible with existing VGA monitors or projectors in your home or around your office. The VGA connector features nuts that mate with the screws on standard VGA cables, to ensure your video cable won’t get disconnected.

Designed for maximum portability

The DisplayPort to VGA converter maximizes portability with a compact, lightweight design, making it the perfect travel accessory to carry with your DisplayPort laptop, fitting easily into your laptop bag or carrying case. This ultra-portable design makes this adapter perfect for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) applications at the office.

Crystal-clear picture quality

With support for video resolutions up to 1920x1200 or 1080p, you’ll be surprised at the picture quality the adapter provides, even when connected to a legacy VGA monitor, projector or television. The adapter harnesses the video capabilities built into your DP connection to deliver every detail in stunning high-definition.

The DP2VGA2 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Keep the adapter with you while you’re traveling, to connect to VGA displays at trade shows or in hotel rooms

Connect your BOYD laptop to a VGA office hot desk or boardroom projector

Use your VGA monitor as a secondary display

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Active or Passive Adapter Active
Adapter Style Adapters
Audio No
AV Input DisplayPort
AV Output VGA
Performance
Maximum Analog Resolutions 1920x1200
Wide Screen Supported Yes
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Latching Male
Connector B 1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Female
Environmental
Humidity Storage: 5% - 90% RH (non-condensing)
Operating: 10% - 85% RH (non-condensing)
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
Cable Length 225 mm [8.9 in]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 19.1 mm [0.7 in]
Product Length 279.4 mm [11 in]
Product Weight 50 g [1.8 oz]
Product Width 31.8 mm [1.2 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.1 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - DisplayPort to VGA Converter

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Accessories

Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Unfortunately no, this device has an intended source and an intended destination.  Refer to the title of the webpage for this order.

The DisplayPort to VGA adapter only converts from DisplayPort to VGA, which means that the DisplayPort connection must be the source and the VGA connection must be the destination.

Note: DisplayPort to VGA adapters are active, and can be used with any version of DisplayPort.

When you convert video from a source that uses DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort to DVI or HDMI (for example, a computer to a monitor), you will need to consider the difference between passive and active adapters.

If the source supports dual-mode DisplayPort (also known as DP++), then you can use a passive adapter because the source can perform the conversion. If the source does not support DP++, then you need to use an active converter, which includes additional chips to perform the conversion.

Thunderbolt ports support DP++ natively. To run multiple monitors from the same computer, refer to the Active Adapters section below.

Passive Adapters

Passive adapters are less expensive since they do not need to include additional chips. A quick way to check whether you can use a passive adapter is to see if the DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort source has the DP++ symbol above it. The symbol is a D with a P inside of it, with two + signs to the left, one on top of the other.

Active Adapters

Active adapters use additional chips to make the conversion inside the adapter, regardless of whether the source supports DP++. This means that active adapters are more expensive than passive adapters.

If you want to use multiple monitors with the same computer, you should use an active adapter because some video cards cannot run the maximum number of monitors while using DP++. This is especially true if the computer has more than one DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort connection. Check with your video card manufacturer to confirm which type of adapter you need for the setup that you would like to run.

Note: You should use passive adapters with StarTech.com MST hubs, except when you are converting from DisplayPort to VGA, since that type of conversion requires active adapters.  For more information on using adapters with StarTech.com MST hubs, refer to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/mst_hubs_passive_vs_active_adapters.

Surface Dock

If you experience issues when you connect passive video signal adapters to the Surface Dock, Microsoft recommends that you use active video signal converters instead. StarTech.com offers an active video signal converter for DVI monitors (MDP2DVIS) and for HDMI monitors (MDP2HD4KS).

Note: This issue does not apply to the Surface Pro 3 Docking Station.