Questions tagged [video-adapters]

For questions about devices that create a connection from one type of interface to another. This may be a small inline component or a larger piece of hardware. Consider also using a specific tag such as [hdmi].

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Connecting CCTV coax-based surveillance cameras to a Synology IP solution

I have a 4-camera analog CCTV system using coax cable. I'd like to replace my analog DVR (digital video recorder) with a digital solution leveraging my Synology NAS. From my research, I believe I need ...
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Connect second display to Lenovo M700 (DisplayPort to HDMI?)

I have a Lenovo ThinkCenter M700 computer (regular size, not the tiny edition): 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 1 x VGA (in use by first monitor) And I have two BenQ GW2282 monitors: 2 ...
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Add a third monitor to Asus K513E

My laptop is an Asus K513E with the i7-1165G7, 16Gb of ram and the Nvidia MX330. It has 3 normal USB and 1 USB type c. I assumed that I could connect a third screen via USB type c, so I bought two ...
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HDMI input to USB output converter

I have a dock station with USB C. I want to connect it, only for the video, to my old pc that has a HDMI. So, my pc is HDMI and it is the input for the USB C that is the output (and that is then ...
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Do Displayport versions apply to cables?

I have a Dell P2415Q monitor, it is UHD monitor, which has mini displayport as one of its input sources. I do not have any other outputs with mDP connector, and I want to only use full sized DP cables,...
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Does performance and quality of watching videos on YouTube, browsing, working with office or IDE are very sensitive to size of VRAM?

Laptops with integrated AMDGPU (Vega 3, Vega 6) have different size of VRAM. Some models have dynamical automatic size that depended from size of RAM (4GB RAM - 0.5GB VRAM, 16GB RAM - 2GB VRAM etc) ...
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HDMI switches, preferably that support 4K @ 30 fps or better and that can be used in either direction

Looking at such switches on Amazon, I see many of them and I'm really wondering whether a $10 unit can really support 4K at all... Right now, I need this to send my Raspberry Pi to either my monitor ...
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USB3 transmitting video to USB-C

I have a setup where I am planning on using a USB-C switcher to send a signal to a dock that uses display cables to send video to two monitors. The USB-C switcher is intended to take a signal from my ...
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Versatile Low Profile Video Card with Display Port, HDMI, DVI, and VGA

I'm looking for a low-profile PCI-Express video card that will support 1080p on at least 2 monitors simultaneously. That's easy to find, but I'm also wanting one that has the versatility of having all ...
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Mini Displayport out to USB-C Monitor (4K)

I have a 4k monitor which has both a usb-c input and a HDMI input. However, the HDMI input does not support 4k, only the USB-C does. I am using the Macbook Pro 2015 13-inch Retina which has 2 Mini ...
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HDMI/DP PC to USB-C Thunderbolt 3 Monitor

This is 2019. Is there any adapter that can display the video signal of a HDMI/DP device like a tv-box, PC or Notebook to a thunderbolt 3 Display? The other way around doesn't count. Edit: Delock ...
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difference between Video Capture rate , Frame Rate and Refresh Rate in video processing [closed]

What exactly difference between Video Capture rate, Frame Rate and Refresh Rate in video processing ? Can we change FPS of CPU graphics ie. rate of Frame per second or not? if yes then how ?
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Dual monitor setup on a Radeon RX 470 (total resolution 4480x1080)

My actual single screen setup is an Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 470 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 (2x DVI-D, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2; max resolution 5120x2880) on which I have connected an 21:9 2560x1080 ...
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Meeting room hardware for audio and video sharing

I have to setup a meeting room, I'm going to buy a big TV, speakers, polycom phone and I want a reccomendation about the video/audio sharing chance. The first solution is a simple HDMI cable between ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI adapter + HDMI EDID pass-through emulator, suitable for my 2160p (4k) display?

The relevant part of my system is straightforward - a Radeon R9 370 card with HDMI + DisplayPort output. The monitor is a 4K (3840 x 2160) Dell UltraSharp UP3216Q with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort ...
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RCA to VGA converter

I have a VGA monitor and want to use it with a set-up box that only has RCA output. I want a converter that is RCA to VGA. I have been unable to find anything likely to work. I have found VGA to RCA ...
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RGB Analog Video Capture

I am looking for a video capture device that can successfully capture 240 & 480 (p and i) signals properly. I am not worried about LAG too much because I will be splitting signals to production ...
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looking for an external graphics adapter that works for ubuntu

I recently discovered that my laptop's USB Type C port doesn't support display so I'm looking to get an external graphics adapter that will add a 3rd monitor for me (I have an HDMI port but nothing ...
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External USB graphic card display adapter to VGA for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

What external USB graphic card display adapter to VGA is working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I would like to use one similar to this one: JUA210 USB 2.0 VGA Display Adapter (https://en.j5create.com/...
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A very large computer case

So, now I have HAF X case, ASUS Rampage IV, and a 1080Ti video card. All fine and well, except I can't fit the video card into the second x16 PCI slot because of the case back panel hinge. So I need ...
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What video port should I get for optimum resolution?

I have a MSI GTX 970 4G and recently a few pins in the HDMI port broke. The card has 3 other ports: Display Port, Dual link DVI-I and DVI-D. I sometimes alternate between monitor (1080@60) and TV (...
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Is this DP -> DVI adapter active or passive? [closed]

I'm looking at getting a third monitor for my PC. I have an R9 380 and i'm currently using both DVI outputs. According to the AMD EyeFinity FAQ: 1: The first two monitors can connect to the graphics ...
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DVI to DisplayPort, at 1080p@144hz

I have two monitors: Acer GN246HL. Each has a D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. My current video card (GTX 770) has two DVI slots, so this is not a problem I can get both at running 1080p 144hz. However, newer ...
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My TV only has SCART connector, how can I hook it to my computer?

The model of the TV I've got is kind of old, but is pretty big and I'd like to watch movies on it, played from the computer. I'm not a specialist, but does any of you guys have any experience with ...
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minimum PC hardware specification to reproduce 1080i at 30 fps [closed]

Due to budget constraints I constantly find myself several years behind "current" technology, when it comes to my PC hardware and operating systems. I do, however, make it a point to learn exactly ...
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Laptop that can drive an external 4k monitor

Hoping to find a laptop that can drive an external 4k monitor. I actually don't need it for gaming. I just have a 43" tv mounted above my desk and I want to take advantage of the real estate (e.g. ...
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How better is the GTX 750 Ti over Intel HD Graphics 4600 [closed]

Here's my current config Intel i5 4440 @ 3.1 GHz (Onboard GPU - Intel HD Graphics 4600) 4GB Ram 1TB HD 128 GB SSD Running Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) ASUS H81M-CS Motherboard I'm a casual gamer ...
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Split XBox Screen across multiple monitors

Is there a piece of hardware that can connect two monitors to a single video port? I want to fool an Xbox into thinking that it's connected to a single monitor, when in fact that display area is made ...
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Video card recommendations to drive 6-8 WXGA projectors

I'm developing an interactive 3D app in Unity that will be projected on a large curved wall and was curious what video card would best be suited to drive 6-8 projectors (most likely 6). I'm currently ...
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Cheap Dual Link DVI to DisplayPort Adapter 144Hz

Background I'm owner of a Mac Pro (late 2013), and I recently bought a BenQ XL2411Z as primary monitor, and my "old" Mac Monitor as secondary one. I bought also the BenQ because I wanted a ...
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USB Type-C adapters?

I recently got the new Dell XPS 13 9350. This model features the new USB Type-C; it has no other native port for connecting a display (HDMI, mini DisplayPort, etc..). I've done my research and there ...
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Adapter to connect Intel Compute Stick to Mac to see the output

I have Intel Compute Stick which has HDMI male connector as output which I would like to connect to Macbook Pro which has HDMI port (female), USB and ThunderBolt Mini DisplayPort. My goal is to see ...
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Connecting old analogue devices to modern digital TV

I have some old devices (eg. retro gaming units etc.) that connect via an analogue RF antenna connection. What devices are recommended to convert the signal to work with modern digital televisions? (...
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1080p HDMI to USB converter for computer video input

I have a digital camera with HDMI output and I want to use it as a high quality “webcam.” I am looking for a device which takes a 1080p/60fps HDMI video signal as input and outputs that signal over ...
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Is there a monitor or converter I can use to watch 4 video outputs on one screen?

I have many video outputs that I would like to simultaneously overview with a control monitor, but I don't want to buy a monitor for each video output itself. So I'm looking for a similar solution ...
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