RS PRO HDMI to VGA Adapter Male to Female

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RS PRO HDMI to VGA Adaptor

The RS PRO HDMI to VGA Adapter is a portable device that allows you to connect a HDMI output from your laptop, Raspberry PI, game console, Apple TV or desktop computer onto a VGA monitor or projector. This small, lightweight device is a perfect companion at work or in school as it allows for a connection with older generation projectors and monitors. Bear in mind that a VGA cable (not included) is required to connect from this adapter to a monitor or projector.

The input connector is a standard HDMI Male and the output a VGA female which supports the following resolutions:

• 1024 x768
• 1280 x768
• 1280 x1024
• 1366 x768
• 1440 x 900

Features and Benefits:

• The converter takes power from the HDMI source so no external power supply is required Suitable for use with Raspberry Pi, laptops, game consoles and Apple TV.
• Plug and play design ensures a quick and easy setup, all you need to do is to plug the HDMI plug into your device and connect the VGA cable from your projector or monitor to the VGA adaptor’s port
• No external software or drivers are required
• Supports a wide range of resolutions from 1024x768 up to 1440x900
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Important Notes:

• Adaptor is only ONE direction and support connection from HDMI source to VGA.
• Audio transmission is NOT supported and if required, must be transmitted separately.
• Adaptor is NOT supported by Low Power HDMI ports (i.e. smartphones, tablets)

Why would you need a HDMI adapter?
Adapters can save you both money and space. Rather than purchase new equipment or have various cables for each device, adapters let you convert your old devices as it allows for a connection with older generation projectors and monitors.

All new HDTVs, DVD and Blu-ray players come with HDMI ports and also digital cameras and mobile phones have a form of the interface included. Computers, monitors and gaming systems are also adopting the interface. RS PRO have a number of adapters available that can help customise HDMI connectivity to meet special circumstances.

Typical applications
HDMI adapters connect your HDMI devices to VGA monitors and projector screens:-
• Digital TV
• Plasma Display
• LCD displays
• Satellite Box
• High Definition Monitor
• DVD and Blu-Ray Players

Frequently asked questions and answers:

Will this adapter allow me to use my old PC monitor as a 2nd screen for my new laptop?

Yes, this adapter allows using any VGA monitor as a 2nd screen connected via modern HDMI port. There are no special software or drivers required for proper operation.

Does this adaptor need an additional source of power?

No, this adapter is powered by an HDMI port that is connected to. It doesn’t need any additional power adaptors.

My laptop has a VGA port only and my TV has HDMI port. Will this adapter allow me to connect them?

No, this adapter works the other way around. It’s not a bi-directional adaptor and supports HDMI-VGA connection, not VGA-HDMI

Does this adaptor transfer audio signal from HDMI?

No, this adapter does not transfer an audio signal. It supports the video transmission only.


RS PRO provides high-quality cables, connectors, and adapters to meet any need. With vigorous in-house testing of all our products, RS PRO aims to be your vendor of choice when reliability and affordability are a must.

Whether you're fitting out a modern office or customizing a multimedia solution, RS Pro is with you every step of the way.

Attribute Value
Converts From Type HDMI
Converts To Type VGA
Converts From Gender Male
Converts To Gender Female
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