New DisplayPort to VGA Adapter from

Written by Clive Webster

April 13, 2010 | 16:52

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New DisplayPort to VGA Adapter from Bridges Cutting Edge Video Connectivity with Older Display Technology

DisplayPort VGA Adapter interfaces next-generation DisplayPort-based desktop and laptop computers with VGA displays, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity and technology parts, has launched a DisplayPort to VGA adapter (DP2VGA), that allows users to connect a conventional VGA display to a DisplayPort-based laptop or desktop computer.

The new adapter eliminates the expense of upgrading a VGA monitor for the sake of compatibility with the DisplayPort standard, supporting high-resolution applications at up to 1900x1200 (WUXGA) and high-definition applications up to 1080p without having to purchase a DisplayPort capable display.

“As the DisplayPort interface gains popularity in the months and years to come, many users will be faced with the decision to either upgrade their monitor to suit the new standard or keep their existing video card due to monitor limitations” said John Mardinly, Product Manager for “Our DisplayPort VGA adapter gives users the best of both worlds, allowing them to upgrade to a DisplayPort-capable video source and keep their existing VGA monitor until it’s ready for an upgrade.”

“The DisplayPort VGA adapter will be particularly valuable on an enterprise level, because it lets IT administrators take advantage of the new features offered by cutting edge DisplayPort video cards or laptops as budget permits, without having to replace tens, if not hundreds of VGA displays”.

Other features of’s DisplayPort to VGA adapter include:
  • Can be used to add a secondary (VGA) monitor, connecting from the DisplayPort output
  • Operation is transparent to the operating system; requires no software adapters
  • High quality DB15 (VGA) and DisplayPort connectors for dependable, high quality performance
  • Backed by 1 year warranty

The MSRP of’s DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (DP2VGA) is £34.49 exc. VAT.’s DisplayPort VGA Adapter is available through leading technology resellers including,, Insight and, and is distributed by Ingram Micro and ENTA.

For more information visit or contact Andrew Stephen at or 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248.

About is an ISO 9001:2008 Registered manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity and technology parts. Founded in 1985, has locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Taiwan, servicing a worldwide market. Additional information about may be found online at
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