Adapters Archive

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 …

Guide to the Best PlayStation 1 & 2 to HDMI Converter (Cable)

For many people, the PlayStation 1 and 2 provided some of our fondest gaming memories. Remember the original Kingdom Hearts? How about the early Tony Hawk games, or the original Call of Duty? And who could forget Final Fantasy VII, which is so good that 23 years later, it’s getting a remake. If you’re a fan of classic games, these two systems are an indispensable …

Guide to the Best DisplayPort to HDMI Cable

Differences between decent cables and great cables aren’t always obvious. But those differences do exist, and they can manifest in the quality of your audio and video. Everyone wishes this kind of thing was as simple as choosing a cable and plugging it in. The good news it doesn’t have to be much more difficult than that to find cabling that’s great at maintaining the …

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 …