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Mini DisplayPort 1.2a / Thunderbolt to 4K HDMI, DVI, and VGA Passive Adapter, White
Connect your Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt™ equipped PC or Mac® to a 4K HDMI®, Single Link DVI, or VGA video display using this Mini DisplayPort 1.2a / Thunderbolt to 4K HDMI, DVI, and VGA Passive Adapter from Monoprice!
This adapter is designed to allow you to connect an HDMI, DVI, or VGA display to a Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt video output. It conforms to the DisplayPort 1.2a standard and supports HDMI resolutions up to 4K (3840x2160p) @30Hz, Single Link DVI resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz, and VGA resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz. Being a passive adapter, it is NOT compatible with the AMD® Eyefinity or nVidia® Surround multidisplay modes. Note that only one of the three video outputs can be used at any given time.
It features a true 6" cable length with polycarbonate connector heads. The VGA and DVI connectors have panel screw holes, so you can secure the cable to the connector. The MDP connector head measures 14.0mm thick, 16.0mm wide, and 24.0mm long. The multi-output connector head measures 20.0mm thick, 50.0mm wide, and 90.0mm long.
- Conforms to DisplayPort 1.2a standard
- Connects to both Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt video outputs
- Supports HDMI resolutions up to 4K (3840x2160p @30Hz)
- Supports Single Link DVI resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz
- Supports VGA resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz
- PASSIVE adapter is NOT compatible with nVidia Surround or AMD Eyefinity multidisplay modes
Thunderbolt™ is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Apple® and Mac® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
HDMI®, the HDMI Logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
AMD® is a registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices.
NVIDIA® is a trademark of NVIDIA Corporation.
Would love to hear from one of the Monoprice specialists explaining under which circumstance this supports the resolutions it claims.
PROS: 3 different adapters in one. Relatively small form factor for what it is. Good build quality. Has screws for VGA and DVI ports. If you don't have a 1440p or 1600p screen, this should work just fine.
CONS: It says it supports dual-link DVI resolution, 2560x1600, but this simply isn't the case (in my experience).
I have a 2015 Macbook Pro Retina 15", which supports up to 4k resolution.
I used this adapter to plug into a 30" Dell 3007WFP monitor but it only works at 1280x800.
I've never heard of a passive adapter (no power source) supporting full 2560x1600 resolution so I thought this might be a little too good to be true. Looks like I'll have to shell out the $80-90 for an active adapter. Mo' pixels mo' problems. Will be sending this back to Monoprice.
PROS: Easy to use
This replaced three adapter cables in my computer bag. What a wonderful change!
PROS: Great solution, especially for road warrior.
CONS: None noted so far
PROS: Works very well. Ready for any kinds of connection.
The monitor works perfectly fine with my old mac pro with 2560x1600 so i can confirm it's not the issue here. I have tried dual monitor setup, single monitor, with thunderbolt 2 hub and directly connection from MBP to the monitor though this cable BUT nothing is working. Using the hub, the extra resolution shown up as selection but all i got is black screen snow, looks like sync frequently problem if i were to select anything more than 1280x800 - which is the single link DVI resolution allow for this monitor.
So no, this cable doesn't work as dual link DVI.
PROS: Many output formats
CONS: Not working on Dual Link DVI 2560x1600. MP need to take down the claim that it does. What a waste of money