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DisplayPort to VGA adapter

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DisplayPort to VGA cable adapter cord.

Connect your DisplayPort using VGA cables to your existing VGA devices. DisplayPort is also known as DP.

Guaranteed reliability. Our DisplayPort to VGA adapter includes a 2 Year Techexpress New Zealand Guarantee.

DisplayPort is a digital display interface used to connect a video source to a display device such as a computer monitor, screen or display. DisplayPort was designed to replace VGA, DVI & FPD-Link. DisplayPort is backwards compatible with VGA, DVI & HDMI through the use of passive or active adapters. This is a passive DisplayPort to VGA adapter.

The VGA connector is a common type of video connector that is used to connect computers and monitors. It is a three-row, 15-pin D-subminiature connector that is also known as DE-15, HD-15, or DB-15(HD).

The DP to VGA adapter is easy to use as no software or drivers are required.


• Plug and play.
• No software drivers required.
• No additional power supply required.
• Supports resolutions up to 1080p at 60Hz.


Colour: Black.
Sold as: Each.
Length: 15cm.
Condition: New.
Packaging: Bulk.
Active/Passive?: Passive.
Converts DisplayPort to VGA.
Maximum resolution: 1920x1080 (1080p).
Product Type: DisplayPort to VGA Adapter.
Product Category: DisplayPort to VGA adapters.

Connector A: Male "full-size" 20-pin DisplayPort plug connector.
Connector B: Female three-row 15-pin DE-HD15 D-Shaped VGA socket connector. (DE-HD15 is often called DB-15 or DB15).

Package includes: 1x DisplayPort to VGA adaptor.

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Learn more about DisplayPort on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

Warranty & Returns:

14 Day 'change of mind' return in unused condition for a refund less shipping fees.
2 Year return to base refund or replace guarantee.

Installation Hints, Tips and Troubleshooting: 

Connecting a DisplayPort (DP) output to a VGA monitor requires an adapter due to their differing signal types. While generally straightforward, troubleshooting issues with a DP-to-VGA adapter can be frustrating. This guide provides a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and resolving common problems.

Before you begin:

  • Ensure your equipment is compatible. Both the adapter and VGA cable must be compatible with your specific DP output and VGA monitor resolutions.
  • Verify your monitor is powered on and set to the correct input.
  • Double-check all cable connections for proper seating and no damage.

Troubleshooting Steps:

1. Basic Checks:

  • Restart your computer and monitor. This can sometimes resolve temporary glitches.
  • Test with a different DP cable or VGA monitor. This helps isolate the issue to the adapter or other components.
  • Try a different DP port on your computer. Some graphics cards have multiple DP outputs, and one might be malfunctioning.

2. Resolution and Display Settings:

  • Adjust the display resolution on your computer. VGA has limitations compared to DP, so lower resolutions might be necessary. Right-click your desktop, select "Display Settings," and adjust the resolution for your connected monitor.
  • Check your computer's display settings. Ensure the monitor connected through the adapter is recognized and enabled. In Windows, go to "Display Settings," click "Identify," and confirm the VGA monitor is assigned a number.
  • Update your graphics card drivers. Outdated drivers can cause compatibility issues with adapters. Visit your graphics card manufacturer's website for the latest drivers.

3. Adapter and Power Issues:

  • Some DP-to-VGA adapters require external power. Check if yours does and ensure it's properly connected and functioning.
  • Active adapters (which require power) might be malfunctioning. Try a different active adapter or a passive one (which doesn't need power) if compatible.
  • Inspect the adapter for physical damage. Look for signs of wear, cracks, or loose connections.

4. Advanced Troubleshooting:

  • Consult your adapter's manual or manufacturer's website. They might have specific troubleshooting tips or compatibility information.
  • Try booting your computer in Safe Mode. This can help diagnose driver or software conflicts causing the issue.
  • Consider using a different adapter brand or model. Some adapters have better compatibility or build quality than others.

Additional Tips:

  • Keep your graphics card drivers and operating system up to date.
  • Avoid using adapters with long cables, as signal degradation can occur.

Remember: Be patient and methodical when troubleshooting. Trying each step carefully and documenting your results will help you pinpoint the problem and find a solution.

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  • Is the DisplayPort to VGA adapter (DPVGAADPTBLK) in stock? Regards Stephen

    Hi. Thanks for asking. These are in stock right here in New Zealand. Our couriers have a next working day delivery target. Rural can take a little longer. If you have any questions, or if there is any other way we can help, please don't hesitate to ask.