6ft (2m) DisplayPort 1.2 Cable - 4K x 2K Ultra HD VESA Certified DisplayPort Cable - DP to DP Cable for Monitor - DP Video/Display Cord - Latching DP Connectors

Create high-resolution 4K x 2K connections with HBR2 support between your DisplayPort equipped devices

Product ID: DISPLPORT6L

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  • HIGH PERFORMANCE CABLE: This 6ft (2m) VESA Certified DisplayPort v1.2 cable supports 4K x 2K (3840x2400p 60Hz), 21.6 Gbps bandwidth, HBR2, 8Ch Audio, Multi-Stream Transport (MST), GTC for precise audio channel timing & 3D Stereo (2560x1600p 120Hz)
  • RELIABLE DESIGN: Durable ABS connectors with flexible PVC strain relief & jacket prevents fraying/damage due to bending or rough usage; Metal connector sub-structure provides EMI shielding; Latching DP connectors prevent accidental disconnection
  • QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: 28AWG wire with gold-plated connectors for improved signal integrity and reliability; Superior EMI shielding with Al-Mylar foil and copper braid provides higher quality video and audio; Backwards compatible with DP 1.1
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This DisplayPort cable provides a secure connection between your DisplayPort equipped devices and is capable of providing higher performance than either HDMI® or dual-link DVI. 

 

The DP cable supports high resolutions of up to 4K x 2K (4096 x 2160, 60Hz) with a maximum HBR2 bandwidth of 21.6Gbps, as well as optional audio support. The cable also supports Multi-Stream Transport (MST) for daisy chaining multiple monitors.

The 6-foot cable is DisplayPort (VESA) certified to support DP 1.2 specifications and ensure a high-quality, reliable connection for all of your DisplayPort devices.

The DISPLPORT6L is backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty for guaranteed reliability and ensures that digitally protected content is displayed properly, with both HDCP and DPCP capability.

Applications

  • Connecting a DisplayPort display to a PC or other DisplayPort source

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Prevent accidental disconnections with latched connectors
  • Guaranteed reliability

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Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) 1 - Connector A DisplayPort (20 pin)
1 - Connector B DisplayPort (20 pin)
Hardware Number of Conductors 19
Connector Plating Nickel
Cable Jacket Material PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Cable Shield Material Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid
Fire Rating CMG Rated (General Purpose)
Packaging Information Package Height 3.0 cm [1.2 in]
Package Length 22.0 cm [8.7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 144.0 g [5.1 oz]
Package Width 20.0 cm [7.9 in]
Physical Characteristics Product Height 1.3 cm [0.5 in]
Weight of Product 134.0 g [4.7 oz]
Product Width 2.1 cm [0.8 in]
Color Black
Connector Style Latching
Wire Gauge 28 AWG
Cable Length 1.8 m [6.0 ft]
Cable OD 6.5 mm [0.3 in]
Product Length 1.8 m [6.0 ft]
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 6 ft DisplayPort™ 1.2 Cable with Latches - M/M

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a DisplayPort cable, 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:

  • DisplayPort cable

  • Video source

  • Video destination

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the DisplayPort cable, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

  • Use a different DisplayPort cable, 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 the DisplayPort cable, video source, and video destination it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Verify that the source resolution matches the capabilities of the video source destination. For example, if the destination is only capable of 1920 x 1080, then the source cannot output 2560 x 1600, as that exceeds the capabilities of the video source destination.

  • Test at a lower resolution or a lower refresh rate, for example, 1024 x 768.

  • If you are using 4K resolutions, test with a shorter cable.

If you are experiencing issues with the audio over DisplayPort, make sure that the following is true:

  • The source is set up to output audio over DisplayPort.

  • The destination is compatible with the source's audio format.

  • The destination volume has been raised.

Before You Buy

You should only use video converters and extenders if it is absolutely necessary to do so. In many cases, most video converters and extenders are not necessary if you purchase the correct cable.

The following table lists the maximum length of cable for common video standards.

Video standard Maximum length
DisplayPort 50 ft. (15.2m)
HDMI 50 ft. (15.2m)
DVI 50 ft. (15.2m)
VGA 200 ft. (71m)

Note: StarTech.com offers cables longer than what is listed above, including active cables, which typically include built-in active signal boosters that allow for longer cables. Active cables are specifically designed to exceed the suggested maximum lengths and are tested at the listed specifications (for example, the maximum listed resolution).

Video adapters

Video adapters passively adapt a cable from one connector type to another. Video adapters do not change the signal type, or change the video standard.

Examples of common applications for adapters include the following:

  • DVI-I to VGA

  • RCA to BNC

  • Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort

  • Couplers (female to female, or male to male)

Note: You can use a coupler to extend a cable for a short distance. However, each coupler that you use can introduce signal loss, which degrades the signal quality.

Video converters

Video converters actively process and change the signal type from one video standard and convert it to another standard. They are typically used to convert digital to analog and vice versa, but can be used to convert a digital signal to another digital video standard (for example, HDMI to DisplayPort).

Video converters work over short distances from the source to the destination: up to 15 feet or 3 meters.

Video extenders

Video extenders convert an input signal to a higher voltage for transmission over longer distances and then convert the input signal back to the original video standard. The input and the output signal will match on a video extender, as the same video standard is maintained end-to-end. If a cable is extended with adapters or converters, the signal quality degrades.

Note: For more information on using a video adapter or converter with a video extender, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_convert_then_extend.

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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.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Stopped working

By: c123 - 05/16/2017
Stopped working after about 6 months. Monitor says no signal when computer comes out of sleep. Unplugged, replugged, rebooted, turned off/on... nothing. Bought another brand and monitor started working again. Who would have thought a cable would stop working all of a sudden? It wasn't moved, pulled, or stretched in any way, just stopped working!
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Barry, Customer Support on 5/18/2017 9:22:41 AM
Hello, Thanks for letting us know about this. We're sorry to hear that your DisplayPort cable has failed on you. Cables, like any other connectivity part can fail, however, failures are fewer and farther between. The good news though, is that most of our cables, this one included, come with a Lifetime Warranty. Replacing it for you will be no problem at all. Please reach out to our Technical Advisors by visiting http://www.startech.com/Support and we would be happy to send you a replacement. Thank you
(5 Stars)

Worked OTB

By: texastrumpeter - 05/24/2017
Used these on 2 Dell 34" displays. 3440 x 1440 . No problems.
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Startech - Please Clearly Label Your Cables

By: Alex Bristol - 11/08/2017
This cable works great for my set-up, ASUS motherboard Prime Z370-A connected to AOC monitor I2769Vm. It is higher spec than needed for HD to future proof it for 4K and it looks good build quality. I would happily buy again. What was disappointing the physical cable (I'm not talking about the sales packaging) had no displayport standards marked on it like "DPv1.2 HBR2" or the Startech product code, not helpful when reconfiguring/diagnosing issues, in years to come. Until this is resolved I suggest customers label their Startech cables to save lots of frustration with wasted time and money. From an experienced IT professional.
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Cannot get anything above 60hz at 1080p

By: John1221 - 07/23/2021
I am flabberghasted as to why this cable doesn't let me get above 60hz at 1080p. I got another brand and It works.
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Barrington, Customer Support on 7/27/2021 5:46:29 PM
We are sorry to hear that you experienced difficulty with DISPLPORT6L. This is unexpected behaviour, as this product is rated with 21.6 Gbps of bandwidth available. Please note our dedicated team of Technical Associates are available for your troubleshooting needs. We would be happy to identify the area of concern and provide suitable resolutions. We are glad that you found a product which suited your needs, but we hope we can help you next time!
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