Installed on a new laptop docking station that had no HDMI or DVI ports and only one VGA port. User needed two monitors, and this worked well. I have no issues with this, but I now prefer PID 12802, which outputs to HDMI, Dual-DVI, and VGA.
I received a new laptop for work. My old laptop came with a docking station that had VGA and DVI outputs. My new laptop docking station has VGA and display port outputs. I bought this cable to convert one of the display ports to DVI. I then plug that in to my Monoprice DVI switcher and then to the monitor. I now have two monitors for my home workstation and my work laptop.
We use these for Dell Wyse 3030LT thin clients. These cables work only for devices that have DP++, i.e. if the device can convert the signal itself.
I like these because they are a good length for desktop deployment where the thin client is close to the monitor. The cable is fairly soft, and not stiff like some other cables; this makes for less strain on the ends, and keeps the cable from moving the relatively light thin client. It would be nice to see this in black, but then again I don't really care about the color.
Of course the price is great, better than any other place, and delivery is fast!
This is a passive cable and, unless the display on the other end supports a passive connection, this will not work. It did not work with my 2560x1440 Korean IPS display. An active cable solved my problem.
Had to RMA the first one but Monoprice was very fast to replace it and they didn't even ask for the "dead" one back. Replacement cable was fine. Seems well enough made so who knows why the first one didn't work. Either way, Monoprice was great.
Bought two of these to connect my laptop to two monitors. I wish I spent the extra dollar to get the 6ft (not sure what I was thinking) as with 3 feet it is really tight for the second monitor. Live and learn. Other than my lack of foresight they do both work great.