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What is DisplayPort?

DisplayPort is the first display communication port relying on packetized data and transferring technology, which can be found in technologies such as Ethernet, USB, and PCI Express. It can be used both for internal display connections and for external display connections.

Unlike past standards requiring the fixed transmission of timer signals in differential pairs at each output, the DisplayPort protocol is based on small data packets called Microreports, which can embed timer signals in the data stream. Fewer pins can achieve higher resolution. Applications for data packets also allow for displayport scalability, meaning that over time, the physical communication port itself does not require significant changes to add additional functionality. 

DisplayPort can be used to transmit both audio and video at the same time, each of which can be transferred independently. Each color channel in the video signal path can have 6 to 16 bits, audio path can have up to 8 channels 24 bits 192 khz uncompressed pcm audio, or can encapsulate compressed audio format in the audio stream.

A bidirectional, half-duplex auxiliary channel carries the main chain-connected device management and device control data such as VESAEDID, MCCS, and DPMS standards. 

DisplayPort signal is not compatible with DVI or HDMI, while dual mode displayports are designed to transmit protocols for single-link dvi or hdmi 1.2/1.4 via this communication port, which need to be achieved by using an external passive connector, selecting the desired signal, and converting electrical signals from lvds to tmds. Double mode display ports with passive connectors do not support VGA and double link DVI. These communication ports require active connectors to convert the required output protocols and signals. The VGA connector can be powered by a DisplayPort connector, while the double-link DVI connector may depend on external power (refer to HDMI, DVI and VGA compatibility)


How does DisplayPort use?

At a basic level, the displayport works like any other audio and video data connection. You plug one end of the cable into your device, whether it's a laptop, a desktop, or an external graphics card, and the other end into your display. Devices can detect each other and configure things automatically, but you may need to manually select DisplayPort input using a control on a remote or monitor. It is also possible that you will need to manually set the correct resolution and refresh rate for your display.

Once you do, however, DisplayPort should work well. If you want to know how DisplayPort works at a more technical level, it will use packet data transfer in a similar way to an Ethernet cable, as well as the PCI Express port on the motherboard. It is able to transmit so-called miniature packets where clock signals are embedded, thus enabling more efficient data transmission streams, which in turn can support higher resolution and refresh rates.

This is a big advantage over more traditional display standards and techniques such as VGA, DVI, and even HDMI. It, as well as the more open and scalable features of DisplayPort, allow it to be added and iterated over time, making it arguably one of the most important display technologies of the past decade.


Why use DisplayPort?

1.One-way Transfer

Users are supposed to note that the signal is only transferred from DisplayPort to HDMI. The connectors are gold-plated, resistant to erosion and rare to get cracked, which guarantees trustworthy durability and improves the quality of signal transmission. Notify that the the release button of the DisplayPort connector must be depressed before each unplugging. As for the compatibility, the cable adapter connects a DisplayPort (DP, DP++, DisplayPort++) entailed laptop or desktop to an HDTV, monitor, or projector with HDMI input. Furthermore, it is worth being emphasized that an HDMI cable is required to be equipped in alliance with the cable adapter.


2. Wire dependence

Initially, as a cable-product, it is drive-by-wire, dependent on the plug-in and plug-off for the cable. Due to the limitations of modern technology, it is still less likely for the users to resort to the bluetooth transmission products (limited compatibility and relatively unstable transfer), and need to continue enduring the possible troubles brought by the cable, such as its length for typical. In effect, the averaged length of DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable is 0.15 meters.

The complaints about the length is quite understandable, for it is intangible to fit for every occupant’s needs. For instance, if an occupant used to watching videos on a large screen with the help of DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable in a compact home theater, yet thinks of watching them in the capacious living room on the television, the short cable he bought previously on purpose probably is not likely to satisfy his requirement. On the other hand, the complementary relation between the DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable and the HDMI cable is intended for removing this problem. The user who worries at the distance issue could plug in a longer HDMI cable as well, which compensates for the lack of availability of DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable.


3. Widely-adapted

In general, the HDMI cable in the current market is averagely 16 inches long, suitable for almost all kinds of situations. Despite that, some users might still harbor the thoughts whining about the troubles a long cable could induce.

-“Danny Lyn” from the Twitter had shared his clever tactics in regard to the management of long cables. He mentioned that a wire storage box could be a perfect trouble-solver in this case.-

What he said could help users save considerable space. The storage box is u-shaped, which means that the wires and the cables get neither tangled up nor tucked away. The over-long part of the wire or the cable would be stored in a box and stuck with a bayonet, guaranteeing that it would not fall off. Similarly, a hub could also act to handle the problem. It functions exactly as a magic tap. Users could simply tie the wires and the cables together and attach them to the hub, which be would tightly sticky onto wires and cables, saving lots of space. If the users take the previous instructions into consideration, the problem is supposed to be fixed as simply as a piece of cake.


4.Special Design for Displayport——mini displayport to hdmi Adapter Cable

As the DP to HDMI connector and adapter prevailing in the market, the emergence of the mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable acts to be a significant huge surprise that worth mentioning. It is particularly appreciated by the official clerks using laptops or desktop computers, since they could transfer data with the cable and then display the videos, pictures or PowerPoint in a large screen among meetings. In another word, the mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable is defined as a helpful and practical tool that facilitates work.

Some might still hold the vague concept as to the functions of the mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable, since they are unclear of the distinction between mini displayport to hdmi and DP to HDMI. Indeed, both the products are similar in use and benefit the customers in the same regard. However, the only difference is their size of plugs.

One function serves as a breakthrough in design is to provide occupants with both the extended mode and the mirror mode. The mirror mode creates smooth access for the users to watch videos, play games or browse for pictures in a large screen, while the extended mode makes it possible for them to manipulate two screens at the same time. Suppose that you are making a decision on which way to dally your leisure time away at weekends, you could, on the one hand, choose to lie down on the couch, selecting the movies you like on laptop transferred onto screen. On the other hand, playing mobile games with families on a large screen and chatting with your friends can be achieved meanwhile.


-“Harry Darger”asserts that the displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable is a SPRNGBOARD to the screen-free life, since the users obtain more options, being able to switch between large and small screens freely.

“... My younger cousins played RAC every time they popped up on me. Now, with the help of this product, they could play on it while I was able to work on tablet independently.” 

Admittedly, the extended mode is the most arresting characteristic of the mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable, which is noticeable for its emphasis to users’ independence. The boundary between the large and small screens is gradually collapsed based on the connection of the mini displayport to hdmi cable. In a word, it successfully facilitates convenience. Recently, it has become a common situation that those accustomed to using Type C to HDMI cable to enjoy entertainments, and are considering to have a try on the free screen sharing pattern. It is the first step to the comprehensive liberation from the limitation of screen.  

As is mentioned previously, mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable is a hit among the clerk officials. It is not surprising to see that the product improves their working experience, for allowing them to hold an automatic meeting and tackle multiple tasks on different devices.

-“Eileen Dessler”, an employee at a domestic advertising agency and an Amazon user, commented: 

“If you want to deliver your PowerPoint presentation to your colleagues at a meeting, such a mini Adapter Cable is indispensable. Especially if you're also working on a computer at the same time with a few animations, the importance of the cable therefore comes into focus.” 


The future of DisplayPort

Compared with the negative comments, the positive reflections on the DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable are noteworthy and overwhelming in amounts. 

Many occupants complement the uniqueness of the product. Firstly, the optionality of the size is a satisfactory to masses of them. There are respectively the standard DP size and the mini DP size available for the occupants. The mini DP is designed to meet the demands for those who prefer a more probable product, for the mini size is easy to take in hand or be put in briefcase as commuting around. Besides, its main characteristic - the screen sharing - facilitates users’ entertaining and working life to a large extent. From the perspective of users’ evaluation, undoubtedly, DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable could be called as a star product today in the market.

Exactly as other like products, the shortcomings of the DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable are inevitable yet avoidable. The methods provided before are valued to eliminate users’ concerns.

Without the help of the advanced technology, an automatic meeting is likely to fall into a knotty mess.  

It is determined that the mild disparity in features between the mini displayport to hdmi Male to Female Adapter Cable and the DisplayPort to HDMI Cable magically symbolizes the updates of the like electronic products, whether it is on leisure or working occasions, every slightly elevated function counts for the constant development of the technological field.

The most remarkable characteristic of the DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable is the screen sharing. The extended mode lets users manipulate two screens at the same time. 

The Mirror Mode is similar to the function of the Displayport to HDMI Cable, which is adopted to sync what is displayed on the small screen to the larger screen. In addition to the performance, the same as the Displayport to HDMI, the DisplayPort to HDMI Male to Female Adapter Cable is supportive of video resolutions up to 1920x1200 / 1080P (Full HD) and uncompressed digital 7.1, 5.1 or 2 audio channels.



Mini DP to HDMI adapter, is a lightweight and portable adapter for connecting a Mini DisplayPort (Mini DP or mDP)/Thunderbolt 2 port compatible computer to an HDTV, monitor, or projector with HDMI. It is capable of supporting video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 and 1080p (Full HD) and flawless audio pass-thru for uncompressed digital 7.1, 5.1 or 2 channels. But take care, only buy this is not enough, a separate HDMI cable (sold separately) is required too.


DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter could connect computers with 18GBS 1080p HDTV for audio and video streaming or to a monitor or projector. It’s our responsibility to remind you that this product is an unidirectional DP to HDMI adapter. It would be very kind to read the description on the website carefully before making up your mind to buy.


Sometimes, you may want to find an accessory that can turn around, then the hdmi swivel adapter will satisfy you. This product itself is a space saver, avoiding to turn or tuck away like some HDMI dongle to save space. What’s more, it is compatible with any device which has standard HDMI connector. Unfortunately, some of our customers have met the problem that it didn’t work well. Just check it again whether it suits your devices and plug it more tightly. If it still doesn’t work, please return it and a quick change is promised by us.


As for the Mini HDMI to HDMI adapter, you might need this adapter to connect a tablet with mini HDMI connector to a wall mounted monitor with standard HDMI cables. It can be easily carried in your "tool kit" bag. It is a little bulky but it's the result of the mechanical sizes of the connector involved, so it cannot be left plugged when not in use.


In the end, I’d like to introduce micro hdmi to hdmi adapter. This extra thin and flexible Micro HDMI High-Speed To HDMI adapter is suitable to connect Smartphone's, cameras, and other portable devices into any TV. You are allowed to instantly plug your tablet, Lenovo Yoga, digital camera, notebook, Ultra-book into any TV for instant broadcasting at family get-together, meetings, and even tailgate parties. This cable lets you watch videos, stream media, or view documents from your device with a Micro-HDMI port on your TV. Please note that many smartphones only have a Micro USB Port, and not a Micro HDMI port.


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