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1,8m (6 ft) DisplayPort to DVI Cable - M/M

Connect your DVI monitor to a DisplayPort®-equipped computer using a single cable

Product ID: DP2DVI2MM6

  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA) and HDTV resolutions up to 1080p
  • No software or additional drivers required
  • All-in-one cable design
  • Latching DisplayPort connector port
27,99 € EUR exc VAT
27,99 € EUR inc VAT
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Overview

The DP2DVI2MM6 6 ft DisplayPort® to DVI Adapter Cable lets you connect a DVI Display or Projector to a DisplayPort video card/source. Providing a connection distance of 6ft, the cable features male DVI and DisplayPort connectors, allowing you to make a direct video card-to-display connection, as opposed to having to use an adapter with a separate cable.

The DP to DVI cable is a convenient, cost-effective solution for taking full advantage of your DVI display, without the expense of upgrading to a DisplayPort monitor. The cable offers high quality construction and supports high bandwidth video resolutions up to 1920x1200 or HDTV resolutions up to 1080p.

DP2DVI2MM6 is a passive adapter that requires a DP++ 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

  • Single cable solution to connect your video source directly to a projector or a display
  • Plug and Play design to save time, and hassle of installing software, or drivers
  • Non loss of High-Definition quality, with support for resolutions up to 1920x1200 / 1080p

Applications

Connect a DisplayPort video source directly to any DVI-D (digital) display with no additional adapters required

Re-purpose an existing DVI display for use with a new DisplayPort-equipped computer, or as a secondary display

Ideal for digital entertainment centers, home offices, business conference rooms and trade show displays

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Active or Passive Adapter Passive
Adapter Style Cable Adapters
Audio No
Cable Jacket Type PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Connector Plating Gold
Performance
Maximum Digital Resolutions 1920x1200 / 1080p
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Male
Connector B 1 - DVI-D (25 pin) Male
Special Notes / Requirements
Note DP++ (DisplayPort++) port is required on video card or video source for DVI and HDMI pass-through.
Environmental
Humidity 20~80% RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 1.8 m [6 ft]
Color Black
Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 1.8 m [6 ft]
Product Weight 158 g [5.6 oz]
Product Width 40 mm [1.6 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 kg [0.4 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 6 ft DisplayPort to DVI Cable - M/M

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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.