By now, we have all become somewhat familiar with the purpose of Digital Ports, but in this article we’ll delve into its details a little bit more. They are used for the purpose of connecting a video source to a display device, usually a computer’s monitor. It was introduced by the Video Electronic Standards Association (VESA) in order to replace the annoying VGA, DVI, and FDP-Link. Since DisplayPorts use passive and active adapters, this device is backward compatible with DVI, VGA, and HDMI.
Ever since the introduction of this port, Apple and many other world-known companies have accepted this standard, so today almost all devices are compatible with DisplayPort. The latest version of this port is the Apple’s Mini Display Port which is smaller, handier and easier to use. The Mini Display Port to HDMI adaptor enables box-to-box connectivity and is ideal for TV and home projector applications. The best and cost-effective way to convert your mini display port to HDMI is to use the latest invention and that is the Mini Display Port to HDMI adaptor that is available online in every reputable and trusted online store. But, before you make any decision, it’s good to know the following popular types of Mini Display Port to HDMI adaptor.
Mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt to HDMI Adapter with Audio 5.1
This is a fully digital Mini Display Port adapter that can give you a true digital experience – a home theater. It supports 1080p video and digital audio for Apple® MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, and iMac. This powerful tool is, in fact, the first and most advanced type of adapter that can provide high-resolution video and digital audio through the use of the Apple® minijack. This mini Display Port to HDMI adapter also features a USB 2.0 input and is able to supply power to the adapter. You need to keep in mind that the USB port doesn’t support analogue audio signal, and the adapter can work perfectly with any HDMI device.
Kanex iAdapt HDMI V2 – Mini Display Port / Thunderbolt to HDMI Adapter with Audio Support
If you want to extend your Mini Mac desktop onto another display or use it in mirror mode for presentation purposes, do not hesitate and connect it with the amazing iAdapt HDMI V2. Its sleek design, functionality and ease of use will meet all your needs and expectations. This is an exclusively designed mini Display Port for Apple MacBook, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBoook Pro, and iMac. It also supports audio and video pass through for April 2010 MacBook , April 2010 MacBook Pro and all 21.5 inch and 27 inch iMac desktop computers. It can also convert video signals from Mini DisplayPort to HDMI format in order to be used with projectors, HD monitors, and HDTVs Display video in full 1080p HD.
Mini DisplayPort 1.2a / Thunderbolt to 4K HDMI DVI and VGA Passive Adapter
This type of adapter can allow you to connect a DVI, HDMI, and VGA display to a Mini Display Port on Thunderbolt video output. It also supports HDMI resolutions up to 4K (3840×2160) @30Hz, VGA resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz, and Single Link DVI resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz. Before you make your choice, keep in mind that only one to three outputs can be used at a given time. This adapter features 6″ long cable with polycarbonate connector heads, while the DVI and VGA connectors have panel screw holes in order to easily secure the cable to the connector. The MDP connector head, on the other hand, is 14 mm thick, 16mm wide and 24mm long while the multi-output connector head is 20mm thick, 50 mm wide and 90 mm long.