Startech.com announces 4K compatible DisplayPort/ Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters

For those of you looking to start pushing towards 4k these adapters might be useful, allowing you to use DisplayPort outputs with HDMI inputs. Running at £31.25 (exc VAT) that’s not too much money if it’s going to solve a headache. Full press release below.

4K DisplayPort Adapters

New DisplayPort® to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort® to HDMI Adapters from StarTech.com
Support 4K UHD Video, Backward Compatible with 1080p Displays

 

StarTech.com’s new, Active DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters offer audio and video streaming from a DisplayPort 1.2 or Mini DisplayPort 1.2-enabled laptop, Ultrabook™ or tablet to any HDMI-equipped TV, monitor or projector, with support for 4K UHD video resolutions

 

Northampton, UK – August 15, 2014 StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of three new Active 4K-capable Video Adapters, which enable users to stream audio and video from their DisplayPort 1.2 or Mini DisplayPort 1.2-equipped computer to an HDMI-equipped TV, monitor or projector. The new adapters offer active signal conversion, which unlike passive video adapters does not require a multi-mode DisplayPort (DP++) source signal, greatly expanding compatibility options.

 

StarTech.com’s new DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters include the following:

 

DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 4K Adapter (SKU: DP2HD4KS).
MSRP: £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.
Mini Displayport 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 4K Adapter (SKU: MDP2HD4KS)

MSRP: £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.
Mini Displayport 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 Adapter – White (SKU: MDP2HD4KSW)

MSRP: £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

 

“These are the next generation of DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort adapters. Although DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters have been around for some time, these adapters are unique because they enable users to realise the full benefits of 4K display technology” said Karishma Punwani, Product Manager for StarTech.com’s DisplayPort product line. “By taking advantage of 4K display technology which provides four times the resolution of high-definition 1080p, these adapters allow you to view your digital content (video and images) with astonishing detail and quality.

 

Features of the new adapters include:

 

  • Supports video resolution up to 4K (4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz), stereoscopic 3D
  • Backward compatible with 1080p displays
  • 5.1 Surround Sound support
  • Fully compliant with DisplayPort revisions 1.2/1.1/1.0
  • Compatible with Intel® Thunderbolt devices capable of outputting a DisplayPort signal
  • Compatible with video cards that are not capable of outputting DP++ (multi-mode) signals
  • DPCP (DisplayPort Content Protection) and HDCP (High Definition Content Protection) compliant

 

The DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters will be available from Insight, Misco, Amazon.co.uk and Dabs and is also distributed by Enta, Ingram Micro and Exertis Micro-P.

 

For more questions about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 0800 169 0408ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

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