Product ID: CDP2DVIUCPW
This USB-C™ to DVI adapter lets you connect a USB-C laptop, such as an Ultrabook™ or MacBook Pro, to a DVI display. The video adapter features USB Power Delivery, which enables you to power and charge your laptop while you're outputting video to a DVI display. To match the aesthetics of your device, this adapter is colored white.
USB Type-C™ is a universal connectivity standard that combines all of your essential functions into one dynamic port. This adapter works with USB-C devices that pass a DisplayPort video signal, such as the latest MacBook or Windows® laptops. It's also compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.
Unlike some video adapters that use up one of your laptop’s USB-C ports to output video, this video adapter offers an additional USB-C charge port that supports USB Power Delivery up to 60 watts. This means you can charge your laptop and output video using the same laptop port, by simply connecting the laptop’s power adapter to the additional USB-C port on the adapter. It’s the perfect solution for laptops that have only a limited number of USB-C ports.
This USB Type-C video adapter maximizes portability with a lightweight, small-footprint design. It’s the perfect accessory to carry with your device, fitting easily into your laptop bag or carrying case. Its ultra-portable design makes this adapter perfect for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) applications at the office.
This adapter lets you utilize the versatile USB Type-C port on your portable device. USB Type-C is a reversible connector, so no matter how you plug it in, the adapter will always connect. This saves you the hassle and embarrassment of struggling with your device when you're trying to deliver a presentation or sharing information.
The CDP2DVIUCPW is backed by a 3-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||3 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||USB Type-C (24 pin) USB Power Delivery only|
|1 - Connector A||USB-C (24 pin) DisplayPort Alt Mode|
|1 - Connector B||DVI-I (29 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 70°C (-14°F to 158°F)|
|AV Output||DVI-I (Digital Only) - Single-Link|
|Chipset ID||Parade - PS171
VIA/VLI - VL100
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||100 g [3.5 oz]|
|Package Length||17.2 cm [6.8 in]|
|Package Width||14.5 cm [5.7 in]|
|Package Height||30 mm [1.2 in]|
|Performance||Audio Specifications||DVI - No Audio Support|
|Maximum Digital Resolutions||1920x1200|
|Supported Resolutions||1920x1200 @ 60Hz
|Wide Screen Supported||Yes|
|Cable Length||100 mm [3.9 in]|
|Product Length||60 mm [2.4 in]|
|Product Width||40 mm [1.6 in]|
|Product Height||1.3 cm [0.5 in]|
|Weight of Product||32 g [1.1 oz]|
|Special Notes / Requirements||Note||This adapter is not compatible with the Apple Cinema Display|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB-C to DVI adapter|
This device is plug and play. It does not use any drivers, and does not require any setup tasks other than plugging in the source (for example, a computer) and the destination (for example, a monitor).
When you troubleshoot issues with a video adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
Video source (such as a DVD player or computer)
Video destination (such as a monitor or projector)
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the cable, video adapter, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
Use a different cable, video adapter, video source, and video destination in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
Test each cable individually.
Use short cables when you are testing.
When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:
Remove the video adapter from your setup and test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together without the video adapter.
Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.
Note: In order for your setup to work properly, the video source, adapter, and destination all need to support the resolution that you are using.
The error “Out of Range” normally means that the resolution being output by the computer is not compatible with the display. Try lowering the resolution to see if that helps resolve the issue. You may need to connect another monitor or restart the computer or source to accomplish this.
Your laptop might not support Power Delivery or might have specific charging requirements. For example, if your laptop requires exactly 60W of power and an adapter consumes some of the 60W, your laptop might not recognize that it is getting enough power.
For more information about Power Delivery, refer to the manufacturer of your hardware.
If you disconnect a USB-C power adapter from the multiport adapter while transferring files to or from an attached storage device, it will stop the transfer and may cause file corruption. It is also possible that there will be a loss of function if the power adapter is removed from the adapter while it is in operation. It is important to always follow the disconnection steps listed below.
To discontinue charging the multiport adapter and/or to disconnect an SD card from the device, complete the following:
To arrange extended displays on Windows 10, complete the following.
To arrange extended displays on macOS, complete the following.
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.
USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:
If using Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C, the connection is capable of additional features. For example, Thunderbolt 3 is capable of 40Gbps of total bandwidth. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/thunderbolt-3-port-capabilities.
Not all USB-C ports or devices are capable of supporting all of the features listed above, or all of the features at the maximum capabilities. If you require a specific USB-C feature, your USB host connection, cables, and device must all support the feature that you require. For more information about whether your components support specific USB-C features, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.
This USB-C device requires that all of the following components support alternate modes:
If your host device includes a Thunderbolt™ 3 connection, this USB-C device will work with your host device.
For more information about the modes that your setup components support, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.
To use all of the features of this USB-C device, it is required that all of the following components support USB Power Delivery 2.0:
To check how much power this device requires, visit the product page, and look on the Technical Specifications tab.
For more information about the power delivery capabilities of your other components, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.