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Mini/DisplayPort to HDMI Adapters offer active signal conversion.

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September 5, 2014 - Active 4K-capable Video Adapters DP2HD4KS, MDP2HD4KS, and MDP2HD4KSW let users stream audio and video from DisplayPort® 1.2- or Mini DisplayPort 1.2-equipped computer to HDMI-equipped TV, monitor, or projector. Products offer active signal conversion, which does not require multi-mode DisplayPort source signal and thereby fosters compatibility. Backward compatible with 1080p displays, adapters support video resolution up to 4K (4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz), stereoscopic 3D, and 5.1 surround sound.

StarTech.com

6300 Commerce Center Dr., Suite E, Groveport, OH, 43125, USA

Original Press Release

New DisplayPort® to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort® to HDMI Adapters from StarTech.com

Press release date: August 28, 2014

Support 4K UHD Video, Backward Compatible with 1080p Displays

StarTech.com’s new, Active DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters offer audio and video streaming from a DisplayPort 1.2 or Mini DisplayPort 1.2-enabled laptop, Ultrabook™ or tablet to any HDMI-equipped TV, monitor or projector, with support for 4K UHD video resolutions

Lockbourne, OH - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of three new Active 4K-capable Video Adapters, which enable users to stream audio and video from their DisplayPort 1.2 or Mini DisplayPort 1.2-equipped computer to an HDMI-equipped TV, monitor or projector. The new adapters offer active signal conversion, which unlike passive video adapters does not require a multi-mode DisplayPort (DP++) source signal, greatly expanding compatibility options.

StarTech.com’s new DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters include the following:

DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 4K Adapter (SKU: DP2HD4KS).
MSRP: $47.99 (USD) in the United States, $48.99 (CAN) in Canada, £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

Mini Displayport 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 4K Adapter (SKU: MDP2HD4KS)
MSRP: $47.99 (USD) in the United States, $48.99 (CAN) in Canada, £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

Mini Displayport 1.2 to HDMI 1.4 Adapter - White (SKU: MDP2HD4KSW)
MSRP: $47.99 (USD) in the United States, $48.99 (CAN) in Canada, £31.25 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

“These are the next generation of DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort adapters. Although DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters have been around for some time, these adapters are unique because they enable users to realize the full benefits of 4K display technology” said Karishma Punwani, Product Manager for StarTech.com’s DisplayPort product line. “By taking advantage of 4K display technology which provides four times the resolution of high-definition 1080p, these adapters allow you to view your digital content (video and images) with astonishing detail and quality.

Features of the new adapters include:

• Supports video resolution up to 4K (4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz), stereoscopic 3D
• Backward compatible with 1080p displays
• 5.1 Surround Sound support
• Fully compliant with DisplayPort revisions 1.2/1.1/1.0
• Compatible with Intel® Thunderbolt devices capable of outputting a DisplayPort signal
• Compatible with video cards that are not capable of outputting DP++ (multi-mode) signals
• DPCP (DisplayPort Content Protection) and HDCP (High Definition Content Protection) compliant

The DisplayPort to HDMI and Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapters will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

For more questions about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

About StarTech.com
StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Europe and Taiwan, servicing a worldwide market.

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