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Best USB to RCA & S-Video Capture Card for Standard Definition

Social media has changed how we communicate with our families, our friends, and the world at large. Instead of taking time out from a dinner party to watch home videos, we share our favorite clips on Facebook. In the era of smartphones, this is quick, easy, and convenient. But what if you have older videos from before the digital era? In that case, you might …

Guide to the Best HDMI to DVI Adapters and Cables

Many of the older audio and video formats are dying out. You may have noticed VGA cables becoming less common by the year. Even digital visual interface (DVI) cables are starting to thin out. For the time being, DVI remains one of the last standard monitor cables, and continues to be widely manufactured on a variety of monitors and graphics cards. But encroaching formats like …

Reviews of the Best HDMI to VGA Converter (Adapter)

For most displays, HDMI is the universal standard. However, there are still many projectors, televisions, and monitors that use VGA inputs. You might think that converting one format to the other is simple. After all, converting HDMI to DVI is trivial. However, when you’re working with VGA there are some differences. Both DVI and HDMI are digital signals. Changing one format to the other is …

Active vs. Passive DisplayPort Adapters – What’s the Difference?

If you’re installing a new PC, television, or other display, you may have some questions about different inputs. Over the years, we’ve reviewed several different monitors, so we understand that the struggle is real. The two most common types of modern inputs are DisplayPort and HDMI. So, what makes them different, and why would you want to convert from DisplayPort to HDMI? To answer that …