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1,8m (6 ft) Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter Converter Cable – Mini DP to DVI 1920x1200 - Black

Connect a DVI display to a Mini DisplayPort-equipped PC or MAC® over a 6 foot distance – Black

Product ID: MDP2DVIMM6B

  • 1x Male Mini DisplayPort connector, 1x Male DVI connector
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA) and HDTV resolutions up to 1080p
  • Compatible with Intel® Thunderbolt™ devices that are capable of outputting a DisplayPort signal
25,99 € EUR exc VAT
32,49 € EUR inc VAT
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Overview

The MDP2DVIMM6B Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter Cable lets you directly connect your Mini DP video source (Desktop PC, Laptop, Ultrabook™, etc.) to a DVI monitor or projector, eliminating the expense of having to upgrade to a Mini DisplayPort-capable monitor.

The adapter cable is 6 feet (1.8 m) in length, and features male-to-male connectors, allowing you to connect your Mini DisplayPort source directly to a DVI display with no additional cabling required.

Compatible with Intel® Thunderbolt™, when connected directly to a supporting DisplayPort over Thunderbolt I/O port, the adapter supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).

MDP2DVIMM6B is a passive adapter that requires a dual-mode DisplayPort port (DisplayPort++), meaning that DVI and HDMI signals can also be passed through the port.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Connect a Mini DisplayPort source directly to a DVI monitor or projector, with a single male-male cable

Applications

Connect your existing DVI display device (monitor, projector) to a Mini DisplayPort output device

Ideal for using your DVI monitor as a secondary display

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Active or Passive Adapter Passive
Adapter Style Cable Adapter
Audio No
Chipset ID NXP - 3361
Converter Type Cable Adapters
Output Signal DVI-D (DVI Digital)
Performance
Maximum Cable Length 1.8 m [6 ft]
Maximum Digital Resolutions 1920x1200 / 1080p
Wide Screen Supported Yes
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - Mini-DisplayPort (20 pin) Male
Connector B 1 - DVI-D (25 pin) Male
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements DP++ (DisplayPort++) port required from video card or video source for DVI and HDMI® signal pass-through
Environmental
Humidity 40%-85%RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 1.8 m [6 ft]
Color Black
Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 1830 mm [72 in]
Product Weight 110 g [3.9 oz]
Product Width 40 mm [1.6 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.3 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - Mini DisplayPort® to DVI Adapter

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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.

Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface that can contain different types of signaling, based on the application. DVI cables and ports are created using different connector types to identify what application they are intended to be used in. The connector types are identified by the number of pins on the DVI connector. DVI comes in the following five different connector types: 

Single and Dual link DVI indicate the maximum resolution capabilities of the video source or video destination. The maximum resolutions are Single Link (1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz) and Dual Link (2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz).

Note: The maximum resolution of your video source and video destination are ultimately determined by the technical specifications of the devices. The connector type is not a definitive indicator of the maximum resolution.

DVI-A carries only analog (for example, VGA) with no digital component. DVI-D carries only digital video (for example, HDMI) with no analog component. DVI-I combines DVI-A and DVI-D connections to include both analog and digital components. A DVI-I port may be on either your video source or display, but whether or not a display carries either or both analog and digital sources depends on the technical specifications of your device.

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.