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USB 3.0 to HDMI / DVI External Video Card Multi Monitor Adapter – 1920x1080

Connect an HDMI®-equipped display through USB 3.0 for an accelerated 1080p HD external multi-monitor solution

Product ID: USB32HDE

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (5 Gbps) Interface, backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200
  • Quick, easy installation
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  • Includes HDMI® to DVI-D Adapter
  • USB-powered - No external power adapter required
  • Choose between Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations
  • Driver software supports display rotation
  • Supports the Windows® Aero interface
  • Supports 2-channel (Stereo) audio
  • Supports the use of multiple USB32HDE adapters on a single system (up to 5)
103,99 € EUR exc VAT
129,99 € EUR inc VAT

Overview

The USB32HDE USB 3.0 to HDMI® Adapter turns an available USB 3.0 port into an HDMI output, with high resolution 1920x1080 (1080p) video support - a convenient external video solution that makes it easy to add multi-monitor capability to a USB 3.0-enabled desktop or laptop computer (optimal performance from USB 3.0, backward compatible with USB 2.0).

Leveraging the high-bandwidth (5 Gbps) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the adapter functions as an external graphics card to deliver smooth, high-definition content to your HDMI or DVI-capable display (HDMI to DVI Adapter included). The adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.

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

Recommended System Requirements:
CPU: Quad Core 2.4GHz or Higher (i5 recommended)
RAM: 4GB or higher

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to HDMI conversion delivers improved bandwidth compared to a USB 2.0 connection for smoother, high-definition video content
  • External USB-Powered device provides the simplest way to add additional graphics capability to your system, without opening the case or voiding system warranties

Applications

Add a secondary HDMI or DVI display and extend your desktop without taking apart your computer to install a new video card

Add multi-monitor capability to a single computer, to create engaging multimedia presentations

Use the adapter to connect your PC to your HDMI-equipped HDTV for viewing family pictures and movies

Great for researchers and writers offering the ability to have reference material on one display and a working document copy on the other

Increase productivity by running multiple applications on different screens - check your email on one display and search the web on the other

View large or multiple spreadsheets across multiple displays

A compact, lightweight solution for traveling business associates using laptop PCs, enabling connection to a secondary display/projector

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Audio Yes
Chipset ID MCT - T5-302A
Industry Standards Standard HDMI®, SuperSpeed USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Memory 16MB DDR II
Output Signal HDMI
USB Pass-Through No
Performance
Audio Specifications 2-Channel Stereo (48Khz)
General Specifications This USB video adapter uses a Trigger family chipset. If you’re connecting this device to a computer along with additional USB video adapters or docking stations, please avoid using devices with a DisplayLink or Fresco family chipset.
Maximum Digital Resolutions 1920x1200
Supported Resolutions Widescreen(16/32 bit):
1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1680x1050, 1600x900, 1440x900, 1360x768, 1280x800, 1280x768, 1280x720

Standard(16/32 bit):
1600x1200, 1400x1050, 1280x1024, 1280x960, 1152x864, 1024x768, 800x600
Wide Screen Supported Yes
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male Input
Connector B 1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female Output
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 10 (32/64)
Windows 8 / 8.1 (32/64)
Windows 7(32/64)
Windows Vista (32/64)
Windows XP (32/64)
Special Notes / Requirements
Note Connect a maximum of five USB32HDE adapters on a single PC - See manual for system requirements
System and Cable Requirements Office Application:
CPU: i3 Dual core 2.8GHz
RAM: 2GB or higher

Full HD Video:
CPU: Quad Core 2.4GHz or Higher (i5 recommended)
RAM: 4GB or higher
Not intended for gaming
Environmental
Humidity <85% RH Non-Condensing
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 75°C (14°F to 167°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 160 mm [6.3 in]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 15.5 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 78 mm [3.1 in]
Product Weight 60 g [2.1 oz]
Product Width 43.5 mm [1.7 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 kg [0.5 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 to HDMI® Adapter
1 - HDMI to DVI-D Adapter
1 - Driver CD
1 - Installation guide

Compatibility

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Windows® 10 (32/64)
Windows 8 / 8.1 (32/64)
Windows 7(32/64)
Windows Vista (32/64)
Windows XP (32/64)

Certifications

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

You may have heard of USB video adapters, and have been wondering what they are, and whether or not they will work in your setup.

USB video adapters are devices that take one USB port and go to one or many video connections, such as VGA, DVI, HDMI or DisplayPort.  This is useful if you would like to add an additional display to your computer setup, but are out of video connections on your computer. 

USB video adapters allow you to mirror or duplicate your display, so the same windows are shown on all of your displays, or extend your desktop, so that you can have different windows on each display.

So what do you need to know before you purchase a USB video adapter?

  • USB video adapters require the computer to have a free USB port.
  • Check which video connections your display has, and select the appropriate USB video adapter.
  • Ensure that the USB video adapter is compatible with your operating system.
  • USB video adapters require your video card to be able to handle an additional display.  This is because USB video adapters work with your onboard or dedicated video card to drive additional displays.  For this reason you are advised to confirm this with your video card manufacturer. 
  • Consider what you will be doing on the additional display.  If you are looking to perform less graphically intensive activities like using Microsoft Office, email, or basic web surfing, you can use any USB video adapter.  If you are looking to perform more graphically intensive activities like high end photo or video editing, you want a USB video adapter with dedicated memory. 

There are a few other important things to note:

  • When using multiple USB video adapters on the same computer, they need to use the same chipset family.  For example, MCT/Trigger, DisplayLink or Fresco.  Note: How many adapters you can use depends on the SKU.
  • You may not be able to use a USB video adapter with an All-In-One computer.  These computers are almost always hardwired to only accept a single display.
  • You may not be able to use a USB video adapter with a touchscreen computer or display.  A mixture of touchscreen and non-touchscreen devices can conflict with the video card. 
  • You should not use a USB video adapter to play video games.  They are not designed for use with video games, and their performance with them is poor at best.