Composite and S-Video to HDMI Converter with Audio
Convert a Composite or S-Video Signal and the Accompanying Audio to HDMI®
Product ID: VID2HDCON
The VID2HDCON Composite and S-Video to HDMI® Video Converter (with Audio) lets you connect an S-Video or Composite device, along with supporting 3.5mm audio, to your HDMI monitor or television.
Equipped with convenient selector switches for easy configuration, the S-Video/Composite to HDMI converter is able to function with both NTSC and PAL systems, and offers support for output resolutions up to 1600x1200 (PC) or 1080p (TV) to seamlessly integrate with almost any display.
The converter features an integrated 3.5mm audio connection that enables sending the output through a single HDMI cable to your destination display, avoiding the hassle of running a separate audio cable.
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- Support for output resolutions from 480i to 1080p allow for simple conversion to suit almost any output display
- Pure hardware design requiring no software or drivers for use which makes for a quick plug-and-play installation
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Tech Data - Italy
|Active or Passive Adapter||Active|
|AV Input||3.5 mm Stereo Audio|
|Industry Standards||NTSC 3.58 and PAL|
|Supported Resolutions||PC - 1600x1200, 1280x1024, 1024x768
TV - 1080p, 720p, 576p, 480p
|Connector Type(s)||1 - 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position) Female Input|
|1 - Composite Video (1 x RCA) Female Input|
|1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female Output|
|1 - S-Video (4 pin, Mini-DIN) Female Input|
|LED Indicators||1 - Red - S-Video, Yellow - Composite Video|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Output Voltage||5 DC|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||2.5|
|Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Product Height||3.4 cm [1.3 in]|
|Product Length||16.4 cm [6.5 in]|
|Product Width||16.3 cm [6.4 in]|
|Weight of Product||79 g [2.8 oz]|
|Package Height||56 mm [2.2 in]|
|Package Length||12.4 cm [4.9 in]|
|Package Width||15.5 cm [6.1 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||310 g [10.9 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - Composite/S-Video to HDMI Converter|
|1 - Universal Power Adapter (NA/JP, EU, UK, ANZ)|
|1 - Instruction Manual|
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Replace your lost or failed power adapter
Connect an HDMI®-enabled output device to a DVI-D display, or a DVI-D output device to an HDMI-capable display
Connect your Computer or Audio Player to an RCA Audio Device
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.
This is an active video signal converter.
A passive video signal converter changes the type of connection that is being used but does not change the signal that passes through the converter. Because the video signal is not modified, passive converters tend to be smaller, simpler, and less expensive than active video signal converters. Examples of passive converters include DVI-I to VGA, HDMI to DVI, and DisplayPort to Mini-DisplayPort converters.
An active video signal converter modifies both the type of connection that is being used and the signal that passes through the converter. Because this type of conversion can be complex, active converters tend to be larger than passive video signal converters and sometimes require additional power. Examples of active converters include DVI-D to VGA, HDMI to DisplayPort, and VGA to HDMI converters.
For more information about passive and active DisplayPort video signal converters, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/DisplayPort_Converter_DP_Multi_Mode.
For more information about which type of video signal converter you should use when you convert video signals with an MST hub, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/mst_hubs_passive_vs_active_adapters.
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.
Try the following:
- Check that the monitor’s video port works with another source.
- Check that the cables between the source and the destination work with other equipment.
- Check whether the video adapter works with another source and another destination.
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.
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.