4,5m (15 ft.) Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter Converter Cable – mDP to VGA 1920x1200 - White
Connect a Mini DisplayPort-equipped PC or Mac® to a VGA monitor/projector, with a 15ft long white cable
Product ID: MDP2VGAMM15W
- Active Mini DisplayPort to VGA conversion
- Plug-and-Play Installation
- Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA) and HDTV resolutions up to 1080p
- Compatible with Intel® Thunderbolt™ devices that are capable of outputting a DisplayPort signal
The MDP2VGAMM15W active Mini DisplayPort to VGA converter cable lets you connect your Mini DisplayPort-equipped desktop or laptop directly to a VGA monitor or projector at a longer distance than a standard-length cable would support, while saving the expense of additional adapters. The cable features a stylish white design, that is well-suited for connecting Mac® computers. It is also the perfect accessory for any of your Microsoft® Surface™ Pro devices with mDP.
Plus, because the converter cable supports video resolutions up to 1920x1200 you can convert a DisplayPort video source to VGA without sacrificing video quality.
The MDP2VGAMM15W is backed by a 3-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.
- Connect your existing VGA display device (monitor, projector) to a DisplayPort output device (PC, laptop, Mac, Ultrabook)
- Use your VGA monitor as a secondary display, connected to a Mini DisplayPort output
- Connect a Mini DisplayPort computer to a VGA projector for presentations or meetings in a boardroom or auditorium setting
The StarTech.com Advantage
- Connect a Mini DisplayPort source directly to a VGA display or projector, with no additonal adapters or cables
- Save upgrade costs by connecting your new Mini DisplayPort computer to a VGA monitor or Projector
- Well-suited for Mac® computers, with stylish white design
- Suitable for longer distance connections, with 15 foot cable
|Active or Passive Adapter||Active|
|Adapter Style||Cable Adapters|
|AV Input||Mini DisplayPort - 1.2|
|Chipset ID||Analogix - 9832|
|Audio Specifications||VGA - No Audio Support|
|Maximum Analog Resolutions||1920x1200 / 1080p (Output)|
|Maximum Cable Length||4.6 m [15 ft]|
|Maximum Digital Resolutions||1920x1200 / 1080p (Input)|
|Connector A||1 - Mini-DisplayPort (20 pin) Male|
|Connector B||1 - VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub) Male|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)|
|Cable Length||4.6 m [15 ft]|
|Product Height||1.5 cm [0.6 in]|
|Product Length||4.6 m [15 ft]|
|Product Width||34 mm [1.3 in]|
|Weight of Product||234 g [8.3 oz]|
|Package Height||15 mm [0.6 in]|
|Package Length||22.5 cm [8.9 in]|
|Package Width||19.7 cm [7.8 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||0.2 kg [0.5 lb]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter Cable|
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Connect a Mini DisplayPort-equipped PC or Mac® to a VGA monitor/projector, with a 15ft long black cable
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Connect a DisplayPort-equipped PC to a VGA monitor/projector, with a 10ft long cable
Connect a DisplayPort-equipped PC to a VGA monitor/projector, with a 15ft long cable
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.
The DisplayPort to VGA adapter only converts from DisplayPort to VGA, which means that the DisplayPort connection must be the source and the VGA connection must be the destination.
Note: DisplayPort to VGA adapters are active, and can be used with any version of DisplayPort.
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 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 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.
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.
Compliance and Safety
- 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.