New USB-C Video Adapters Offer Unique Power Setting for Presentations

New USB Type-C video adapters prevent the host computer screensaver or power settings from disrupting presentations.

Lockbourne, OH - February 9, 2017 - StarTech.com has released two new USB-C™ video adapters for laptop and Ultrabook™ computers, which enable users to connect their USB-C equipped computer to a display or projector, with the eliminate disruptions while they are delivering presentations. The new USB-C to VGA Adapter (SKU: CDP2VGASA) and USB-C to HDMI® Adapter (SKU: CDP2HD4K60SA) both feature a unique “Presentation Mode” switch, which overrides the computer’s power-save settings from launching the screensaver or turning off the display during periods of inactivity.

The new USB-C video adapters are compatible with USB-C equipped Windows® and macOS computers that support DisplayPort Alt Mode.

Additional features of the USB-C to VGA (CDP2VGASA) and HDMI Presentation Adapter (CDP2HD4K60SA) are:

  • Hassle-free connections with the reversible USB-C connector
  • Maximum portability with a small footprint and lightweight design
  • Thunderbolt 3 port compatible
  • 7.1 audio support
  • HDMI supports Ultra-HD video resolutions up to 4K at 60Hz
  • VGA supports resolutions up to 1920x1200
“When you’re delivering a presentation, avoiding interruptions is crucial to engaging your audience. Having to pause part way through because your screen goes blank or your screensaver starts, can distract an audience” said John Mardinly, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com. “These adapters give you a quick and easy way to ensure your presentation won’t be interrupted. “

The new Presentation Adapters are available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

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