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5x tink outputs HDMI. Just buy an HDMI -> VGA adapter. There are several such adapters available. Here's an example. You'll plug that adapter into the HDMI port of the tink. then connect a VGA cable from the other end of that adapter to the VGA monitor. For audio, the HDMI -> VGA adapter also has a 3.5mm output. You'll need to connect that to PC speakers or a stereo receiver with a 3.5mm -> RCA adapter.
Component video uses five cables. The two audio cables plus three video components (called Y, Pb, and Pr). You may have it confused with composite video, which uses only a single video cable. Composite video doesn't support 480p/576p or higher resolutions; you need component video for that.
Double-check what inputs your TV has. Plasma TVs should pretty much all have a component video input. If not, you may be able to use the VGA input with an HDMI to VGA converter, though TV VGA inputs are sometimes limited in the resolutions and refresh rates they support.
Yeah, that looks like a Passive adapter, which is probably the issue. This should work.
A better solution would be to check if there are any other video ports on the laptop, such as Display Port or Mini HDMI. Transferring a Digital to Digital signal wouldn't require additional power.
Yeah, information is ridiculously scarce.
IIRC DisplayPort has a completely different data stream than VGA/HDMI/DVI. But DisplayPort++ with "Dual-Mode" can output the original format. Basically, it's a cable that tells the device to output using the old stream format. That means DVI/HDMI/VGA have similar formats and conversion between is easier (ie: faster).
Regardless, your best bet is anything as passive as possible. DisplayPort++ can "passively" go to VGA because the device (computer) is the one converting it, but that depends on how good your graphics card can convert.
HDMI can go to VGA with light processing. TMDS to RGBHV isn't that complex and should be easier than going to YPbPr. You can get an adapter that siphon the 5V from the HDMI connection. The idea is that it's so low power anything it's doing can't be too intensive, and is so low quality it can't possible buffer a full frame of video, at worst, it's one horizontal line. I got an $7 HDMI to VGA adapter on Amazon and I'm about to test it. I want to go Nintendo Switch over HDMI 720p to VGA to RGBS to PVM14L5. No upscaling, no line-doubling, just straight TMDS => RGBHV => RGBS. Fingers crossed.
Quick amazon UK link.
I have been using an HDMI to vga converter for almost a year, and have had zero issues (I have an older VGA only projector I like to use).
Sure, it can only output 720p, but to be honest I don’t really notice any big differences compared to when I play on a 1080p Display.
I suppose it all depends on which converter you’re using, but mine has been rock solid. It DOES require power to work, but it’s usb so I can just plug it into my dock and it’s good to go.
Dual-link DVI-D *2
HDMI-2.0b*1 (Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @60 Hz)
Display Port-1.4 *1 (Max Resolution: 7680x4320 @60 Hz)
So it looks like both dvi ports are dvi-d (meaning digital only)
So now we need to look at converters, a quick look seems to indicate dvi-d to vga converters are more expensive than hdmi to vga converters.
Here is an example of a hdmi to vga converter:
I got one of these bad boys, and I can confirm it works great for an SNES Mini to a VGA monitor.
It has 3.5 audio jack for sound. You will need a vga cable and some form of micro usb to usb cable (to power the unit). Works like a charm, and the price is pretty good too.
VGA to HDMI adapters exist. I think all you need is a cheap cord/adapter. just make sure it has audio output separate otherwise the audio from the hdmi is lost
This might be what you need
I would try one of these if I were you. Converting between analog and digital signals can be tricky, but if this works it works and it's only $10.
This simple adapter should work. If it works for connecting a VGA projector to an HDMI output device, it will work for any GPU with an HDMI port too.
I think you misunderstood Sayakai. The first adapter likely only changes the pinout (so that the cables fit together), so if there is a digital signal going in, there is a digital signal coming out. That wouldn't work with your monitor. The second adapter will only work with a certain type of DVI which has 4 additional pins for an analogue video signal. So you could use a connector that takes that analogue signal and re-route it to match the VGA cable.
So in other words:
If you want to display a digital video signal (pretty much any except VGA) on an analogue monitor (VGA) you have to convert the signal. If your future GPU offers the DVI type mentioned by Sayakai (with the additional analogue signal on the 4 extra pins), you can buy such a simple adapter. Otherwise you'll need an adapter that will convert the signal from digital to analogue.
For plugging your current monitor into HDMI, click on the link at the top of the post
I don't have any dvi outputs left; just hdmi ones. should I buy one of these or some other brand variant of it?:
Ethernet can be taken right from the mobo, 144hz will look great on games that can run above 60 fps. You will need speakers/headphones/some other form of sound transferring and lastly, if you have an older monitor and it doesn't have a dvi/hdmi port, make sure you get an adapter such as this: https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=sr_1_cc_4?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1485730351&sr=1-4-catcorr&keywords=vga+to+hdmi
I use that to hook my computer up to an old projector. Works great.
You're right that VGA does not carry audio, neither does DVI (usually). If you want audio from your NESC you'll need to either hook up to your tv with HDMI or use something like what I linked above that can give you a separate audio cable.
I've currently connected monitor1 to my computer using DVI. If I purchase a HDMI to VGA adapter for my computer, and connector monitor2 to it, I should be able to extend my desktop between both monitors, right?
Here's the link to the amazon page - however the adapter worked perfectly in the past when connected to a laptop HDMI port, issues have only arisen with the chromecast and female to female HDMI connector.
So... It didn't work. It has an HDMI output too so if I got a HDMI to VGA + audio it should work right? I'm looking at this but i'm not sure if it would work still, people are using it with laptops not DVD players, and how do you know if it needs the micro usb power without actually trying it?
Him hauling a tv around might not be tedious, but would probably be easiest. Otherwise this was what I found in a review on a converter on Amazon.
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The adapter needs to be powered to work so connect the included cable to the phone charger unit that is plugged in to an electrical socket ( like a iPhone charger or Android)
Got it for connecting PS4 to older computer monitor. Works very well! Helping everyone trying to do the same thing:
You will need:
1. This HDMI to VGA adapter
2. One male to male VGA cable
3 old phone charger with USB cord.
Connect HDMI port of the adapter to PS4. Connect VGA cable to adapter and then the monitor. Connect audio jack to adapter and then the monitor ( if it has built in speakers) or directly into the PS4 controller. The adapter needs to be powered to work so connect the included cable to the phone charger unit that is plugged in to an electrical socket ( like a iPhone charger or Android).
Power up the PS4 in SAFE MODE ( very important). Then once powered, change resolution to 420! The PS4 will automatically restart and everything will work as normal. Enjoy!"
Link to item. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00
Here's a link to a very useful reply by fellow redditor u/merespectator
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Your old monitor doesn't have HDMI, only VGA input, is that correct? Something like this should work: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/
Note this Q&A:
> Q: What is the fuction of the dc and audio jack? if i didnt connect that it doesnt work? i need to connect this device to an ipad mini
> A: HDMI carries video and sound. VGA carries only video and no sound. Without the audio jack, you will lose the sound in the conversion. To get the sound you need to connect the audio jack to a speaker. The dc is to get power from USB if needed to drive high powered displays
Really though, listen to the other comments and just get a new monitor. 1080p 144hz monitors are cheap. https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapcsales/comments/onetu6/monitor_aoc_24g2_24_frameless_gaming_ips_monitor/?depth=3
I don't mess with the configuration much but I have a Dell P992.
This cheap DisplayPort to VGA works:
My laptop, i use this to extend my laptops screen.
Its from Rankie with external usb power supply and branching to 3mm audio jack as an option. I have connected this way to my old speakers. Not sure if Amazon links are allowed here, but this is what I got 2 years ago or: https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/. It was 7 Euros back then.
What you need is an adapter that can be powered through micro usb.
One like this: https://www.amazon.com.mx/Rankie-Adaptador-Audio-Cable-Micro/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=sr\_1\_6?keywords=hdmi%2Bto%2Bvga%2Badapter&qid=1671046788&sprefix=hdmi%2Bto%2Bvga%2Caps%2C125&sr=8-6&th=1
You cannot use the DAC with a PC CRT. It only outputs a 15Khz signal and a VGA monitor needs at least a 30Khz signal. You need to use one of these: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ZMV7RL2?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details
I tried several HDMI to VGA adapters and this is the only one that worked with the analogue consoles. For the best picture I use these settings:
scaling H and V: 2x
disable H and V interpolation
Then use the monitor's picture controls to stretch the image to the size of the monitor. If you use the console's scaling to stretch the image it will have very noticeable shimmering. With these setting though, you can turn on scanlines and it will look exactly like a high-end 240p BVM/PVM
If you're just using it for spreadsheets, would something like this be more up your alley?
Just use your actual pc with this: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and this: http://retrocables.es/tienda/index.php?id_product=55&controller=product&id_lang=1#/longitud-2m (if you use SCART)
And for your PS2 you don't need a router, just plug the ethernet to the pc and the ps2.
Something like this: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
and this: http://retrocables.es/tienda/index.php?id\_product=55&controller=product&id\_lang=1#/longitud-2m
HDMI out? This works perfectly: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
You should google around if your card can output 480i and 240p, or just try creating a custom res like 640x480i hooking up any modern tv via hdmi, they usually support 480i.
Been chugging along with my Mitsubishi Diamondtron 2070 sb since I bought it brand new 15 years ago. Ran into my first ever hiccup. Upgraded my video card to a 3060 Ti that only has HDMI outputs. Bought this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2 and it causes all sorts of weird green artifacts only in the darkest black areas. Rest of the picture is perfect. I tested the adapter with the old video card as well with the same results. Any suggestions on a better hdmi->vga adapter? I'm running 1600x1200 at 85hz.
Nah, it's a very sharp Trinitron, PS1 and PS2 look razor sharp on it.
It is connected to hdmi with this: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
and this: http://retrocables.es/tienda/index.php?id_product=55&controller=product&id_lang=1#/longitud-2m
But the connection is perfect. 2560 x 240/224 in Retroarch is sharp and good but 320x240 (used for Sonic Mania, for instance) is extremely blurry, much like a bad composite cable.
Ok then you can use this: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 to convert HDMI to VGA
What kind of inputs does the tv accept?
coupled with this: http://retrocables.es/tienda/index.php?id_product=55&controller=product&id_lang=1#/longitud-2m
I'm still in the experimenting phases but the picture is perfect and cristal clear.
Ah it's a pal tv by the way, but maybe they have the equivalent component cable.
Thank you for the reply, but i think i sorted things out.
The 1050ti can output both 2560x240 and 720x480i via the HDMI port, using Nvidia control panel and CRU, while the integrated intel HD 2500 can output 720x480i only, thanks to CRU.
Displayport does not work with those resolutions in my card.
i'm using this to convert HDMI to VGA: https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
And i'm waiting for this cable to connect the pc to SCART: http://retrocables.es/tienda/index.php?id_product=55&controller=product&id_lang=1#/longitud-2m
I can't wait to test this!
Take the HDMI out from the Retrotink or OSSC and convert to VGA with this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It's an active adapter that takes external power and I've had no issues.
Buy this computer from Ebay. For $270.
Has an e5-1650V2 CPU and 16GB of ram and a 600W power supply and comes with 2 500GB hard drives. Note: the drives will be in RAID 1. Send a note to the seller that you do NOT want RAID 1.
Buy a Samsung 860 EVO for $72 from Amazon (when it's on sale).
Use the Graphics card your brother gave you and transfer the OS to the SSD.
Now you're all in for $344. Go dumpster diving for Recyclable bottles and cans, get an additional $2. Buy this HDMI to VGA adapter from Amazon : https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-HDMI-Adapter-3-5mm-Audio/dp/B00ZMV7RL2
You're all in for $352.
Rankie 1080P Active HDTV HDMI to... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ZMV7RL2?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Here is the adapter I'm currently using.
Something like this looks like it would do the trick: https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-HDMI-Adapter-3-5mm-Audio/dp/B00ZMV7RL2
Do you know if it's possible for the regular chromecasts to do the room grouping and audio syncing that the audios and Google home devices feature?
First use something like this cable: https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-HDMI-Adapter-3-5mm-Audio/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Hdmi+to+vga+plus+audio&qid=1598704042&sr=8-3
Then to connect that to the video you need something like: https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-VGA-Computer-Monitor-Cable/dp/B00PML35RC/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=VGA+cable&qid=1598704178&sr=8-3
To connect that to the audio you need something like: https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-3-5mm-2-Male-Adapter-Stereo/dp/B01D5H8JW0/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Audio+3.5mm+to+rca&qid=1598704243&sr=8-3
You need to route the audio from the laptop to the mixer, mix it there with the microphones, and only then get the audio into the TV or soundbar.
The only thing I can think of is get a pair of adapters:
HDMI to VGA+audio. Use this to get sound+video from your laptop and split them up. Be careful to find one with audio output, not just VGA output as that is video only. Connect audio to mixer.
VGA+audio to HDMI. Use this to combine VGA from previous adapter with mixed audio from the mixer and combine it back into HDMI. Again, make sure it has an audio input.
Alternatively, as the soundbar has bluetooth, you could use a bluetooth sender to send audio from the mixer to the soundbar, but you still need to get audio from the laptop to the mixer first. You might do that as well with another bluetooth receiver, but honestly I'd not go that way due to potential latencies and interference.
https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-HDMI-Adapter-3-5mm-Audio/dp/B00ZMV7RL2?ref_=fsclp_pl_dp_1 something like this?
i ordered the one you linked above, this one that a guy had reviewed and talked a bit about on his own blog for a similar reason, and then ordered a replacement for the one i have now just in case it's just a faulty adapter. here's hoping at least one works.
thanks for all your help, btw. knowing the vernacular and all that had thrown me for a loop, but i think i at least understand the basics of my problem now.
I need an hdmi to vga adapter for an evga gt 1030. Would this one work with it?
There is hdmi to vga but they usually require power.
Also will need to plug in a usb cord into the device and the pc to power it.
No, but there is a pretty problem that’s even worse than lag. This particular extractor appears to be low quality/temperamental/mate not compatible with NES and SNES Classic. I think the device checks for and HDMI connection, and it doesn’t get the right feedback, and it shuts off. I can trick it by plugging an HMDI cord in and then letting boot up before putting the extractor in, but that’s not gonna work.
I’ve ordered this one
instead, based on another thread I found here.
Edit: spelling and link to referenced thread:
You can transcode the HDMI to VGA lagless with something like this - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2
And then use the OSSC to integer scale up.
This one works perfectly for me for both my NESC and SNESC: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It is a powered adapter...not sure if the other one you had is...
This is similar to the converter i used:
you can pick them up fairly cheap
or something like this
Here's a good one on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2
That should do it for you. Just make sure it's a HDMI to VGA adapter, not the other way around.
This is what I use to run my NES/SNESC via the VGA port on my TV since it doesn't display properly over HDMI: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I was wondering if you could use something like this for older monitors?
amazon hdmi-vga adapter with 3.5
I have no idea, never used one.
Looks like you may need HDMI to VGA like this https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2
As a warning you may get all sorts of odd scaling issues.
By old monitor blue cables do you mean VGA? If yes, no modern GPU that you'd actually want to use has that. But if it is an absolute must, there are HDMI to VGA adapters available. In regards to the i7, I'm going to assume your main focus is gaming, and you want the option to stream, run programs in the background etc. For that, a Ryzen 5 1600 would absolutely have you covered. Ya don't NEED an i7 until you're dealing with heavy editing, encoding, VM workloads. Out of time at the moment, but I'll get back to you later tonight with some recommendations and answers/thoughts on your other questions.
I use this for monitor.
Thing is, you HAVE to power it which you can do with one of the PS4 USB ports.
Could I use this one?
HDMI ones are even cheaper.
I believe it should work but if your display supports dvi that would be a lot better. https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2
Would something like this work?
Is this what you have? Because its what you will need.
DVI-I is basically two ports in one - a digital DVI-D and a analogue VGA. All the new video cards from 2016 - all GTX 10x0 and RX-4x0 and 5x0 - have removed the VGA part and only includes the DVI-D.
If you look at any new card, the 4 big analogue pins are gone.
If you want to keep using a VGA only monitor, you will need an active converter, e.g.
You could use something like this. Which - according to the reviews - actually works:
And then get a DVI-D to HDMI cable to connect your main monitor.
I have the same pair of headphones, they only inculde a USB "7.1" surround-sound sound card. If you have Windows 10(not sure about 8, 8.1) they have the Xbox App on the Windows store. You can then stream your Xbox to your PC from there and then have sound from both simultaneously. Now what i found though with this method is, for me at least, is little latency, input and sound with what is actually happening in game. So i found this display converter, https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1490554655&sr=1-3&keywords=hdmi+to+vga , which includes an audio output. I have a two monitor setup(unless you also have a capture card), which then allows me to switch display input of one monitor to my PC, and the other for whatever(In your case for Discord monitoring). Then to be able to use my microphone for my PC as well as for my Xbox, I use the Xbox App which allows you to connect to Xbox Party's. Now personally I use a program called Voicemeeter Banana ( http://vb-audio.pagesperso-orange.fr/Voicemeeter/banana.htm ), which enables me to have more control over my audio, allows for multiple inputs. Hopefully this helps, any questions, sure to reply.
Little pricy... When theres this
Finally i found a solution, with this everything working absolutely fine!
You need an active adapter.
They look like this:
would this one work?
Absolutely. I use this:
HDMI to VGA, 1080P with Audio Port, Rankie Gold-Plated Active HDMI HDTV to VGA Adapter Converter Male to Female with Micro USB & 3.5mm Audio Port Cable
There are lots of different ones, just check reviews as some seem to be terrible.
Btw, the one I have seems to have a micro usb in for power, yet works perfectly fine without - no idea what that's about.
Edit: here's a little $0.96 version
Here is the desktop version of your link
I have a VGA monitor as well and I use a VGA to HDMI adapter to connect my PS4 and it works perfectly. What you need to do is to find an adapter that can be powered by a micro usb cable like this one.
As for the audio, the adapter I linked above has a 3.5mm audio socket, so you if you have a pair of normal computer speakers, just plug them in and they should work.
Here's a useful video on the installation.
Also, when turning your PS4 for the first time with your monitor, I'd recommend switching it on in safe mode to avoid any resolution problems (hold down the power button until you hear two beeps and let go).
if your apple tv has an HDMI out you can get something like this :
and just the 3.5mm audio jack as your audio source.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant
Here’s the link to the VGA to HDMI Adapter.
Unless I understood it incorrectly, I thought you can get something like THIS which lets you use a HDMI source to a monitor that only has VGA support. Is this not accurate?
Nice article and topic... As it happens I recently posted on the topic of lagless monitors and stuff (but it was not a good post so it got removed).
Here's my two cents:
First, I have only been playing Melee (to get better/competitive) for a year, so the whole feel differential is inconsequential to me specifically.
Also, the one thing this doc doesn't mention (mostly cause its not part of the main focus) is the fact that Wiis do have the component cable option (but its not digital iirc). If it is possible to convert component to digital in a fast enough and decent enough fashion, then that'll help with the artifacts, motion blur, and stuff. Wii's are also way more common and available than gamecubes and the component cables don't cost an arm and a leg.
The big thing though is that I think a good enough capture/streaming card that natively takes component cables solves the problem (of lag and artifacts). I recently got one that takes component cables and uses usb 3.0 for power, and has an hdmi out.
I've then plugged this into an old monitor, with a 768 60hz native resolution, that strangely enough only takes vga (so I have to use a converter for hdmi -> vga).
The thing is I've measured it's frame latency (as best I can) with a 240 fps camera, and there is none (keep in mind, this means <= 1/4 of a frame of lag, which the google doc explains is gucci).
I have since tested this on a larger, more modern hdtv, and there is lag from the same setup... so maybe it seems to still be case dependent, but progress?
Of course, this does nothing for the feel of the game, but it does mean that lagless melee on an lcd screen is possible.
For anyone that wants further info on what I used
The capture card,
Hdmi -> Vga converter