DisplayPort to HDMI Converter Cable - 6.5 ft (2m) - 4K

Eliminate clutter by connecting your PC directly to an HDMI display

Product ID: DP2HDMM2MB

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  • Astonishing video quality with support for video resolutions up to 4K at 30 Hz
  • Reduce clutter with a 6.5ft adapter cable
  • Avoid the hassle of converters that require additional cabling and power adapters, using a plug-and-play cable adapter
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€30.99 EUR
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This 6.5-foot (2M) DisplayPort™ to HDMI® adapter cable lets you connect your DisplayPort equipped Ultrabook™, laptop or desktop computer to an HDMI display or projector with no additional adapters or cables required. The passive adapter supports video resolutions up to Ultra HD 4K.

Astonishing picture quality

This adapter cable ensures you can maintain an astonishing picture quality, four times the resolution of 1080p, when converting DisplayPort to HDMI. The adapter is also backward compatible with lower resolution displays and video sources. With support for high-definition resolutions of 1080p and 720p, you can future-proof your existing setup for 4K video.

Hassle-free setup

For the simplest and most discreet installation, this DP to HDMI adapter connects directly from your DisplayPort video source to the HDMI port on your display. It doesn't need a power source, unlike some converter dongles that require active power and separate bulky video cabling.

Clutter-free installation

At 6.5ft (2m) in length, this adapter cable delivers a compact connection that eliminates excess to ensure a tidy, professional installation. For shorter installations, we also offer a 3 ft DP to HDMI cable (DP2HDMM1MB), enabling you to choose the right cable length for your custom installation needs.

The DP2HDMM2MB is backed by a 3-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Connect a DisplayPort computer to an HDMI display at your classroom desk or workstation
  • Use in your boardroom or office workstations for installations requiring 6.5 feet of cable
  • Install in your home workstation to make your DisplayPort computer compatible with your HDMI display
  • Connect your DP video source to a 4K HDMI display

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Achieve astonishing picture quality with support for 4K resolution at 30 Hz
  • Reduce the clutter of additional adapters or cable, using an all-in-one adapter cable that connects directly to your display
  • Avoid the hassle of power adapters, with a plug-and-play adapter cable that does not require external power

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Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 3 Years
Connector(s) Connector A 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin)
Connector B 1 - HDMI (19 pin)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)
Humidity 10%-85%
Hardware Active or Passive Adapter Passive
AV Input DisplayPort - 1.2
Ports 1
AV Output HDMI - 1.4
Audio Yes
Industry Standards DPCP (DisplayPort Content Protection)
HDCP (High Definition Content Protection)
DisplayPort 1.2
HDMI 1.4
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
Package Length 20 cm [7.9 in]
Package Width 22 cm [8.7 in]
Package Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Performance Audio Specifications HDMI - 7.1 Channel Audio
Maximum Cable Length 2000
Maximum Digital Resolutions 3840x2160 @ 30 Hz
Supported Resolutions 3840x2160 (UHD 4K x 2K)
1920x1200
1920x1080 (1080p)
1280x720 (720p)
Wide Screen Supported Yes
MTBF 2,183,131 hours
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 82.39 g [2.9 oz]
Color Black
Cable Length 2000 mm [78.7 in]
Product Length 200 cm [78.7 in]
Product Width 21 mm [0.8 in]
Product Height 1.2 cm [0.5 in]
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - DP to HDMI adapter cable

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

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 cables

  • Video adapter

  • 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.

Check that the device is not being used in reverse.

The display does not support the resolution set within Display Settings. Adjust the resolution to be the exact resolution and refresh rate recommended by the display manufacturer.

If a DisplayPort converter with audio is not passing sound from the source to the destination, complete the following:

  1. Make sure that the DisplayPort connection on the video card is the default audio playback device.
  2. Make sure that the video card has the DisplayPort audio codec installed. If not, visit the video card manufacturer's website to find out how to update the video card driver.

Common Issues

Using the On-Screen Display menu for the display, enter the Menu system and go into “Picture Mode” then “Aspect ratio” and change from “16:9” to “Just scan” or “1:1 pixel mapping.”  The wording may vary depending on the manufacturer of the display.

How To

To arrange extended displays on Windows 10, complete the following. 

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type desk.cpl, and press Enter. 
  2. Under the ‘Multiple Displays’ selection, select ‘Extend Desktop To This Display.’  
  3. Press ‘Identify’ to determine what number each display is assigned to. 
  4. Drag and drop each display accordingly to the physical layout on your desk.  
  5. Click the Apply button. 

To arrange extended displays on macOS, complete the following. 

  1. Navigate to the Apple Menu > System Preferences, click Displays, then click Arrangement
  2. Make sure that the ‘Mirror Displays’ checkbox is not selected. 
  3. Click on each display to determine what number each display is assigned to. 
  4. Drag and drop each display accordingly to the physical layout on your desk.  

Before You Buy

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.

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
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