[kwlug-disc] HDMI->VGA adapter

Remi Gauvin remi at georgianit.com
Wed Mar 27 14:12:42 EDT 2019

On 2019-03-27 1:26 p.m., Paul Nijjar via kwlug-disc wrote:
> Does anybody have an HDMI->VGA adapter/dongle they could bring to the
> meeting on Monday? One of our presenters only has HDMI on his laptop.
> I might be able to scrounge something up but I am not sure yet.
> I was also looking at Canada Computers. The prices on these dongles
> varies a lot, but I am not sure why. Does anybody know?
> - Paul

HDMI does not contain Analogue video signal... unlike DVI - VGA, you
can't just remap some pins in a Dongle, you need some kind of active
video decoding going on.

I haven't investigated these devices in a long time, but I'm sure
there's a wide range of capabilities.

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