1. hardywang's Avatar
    My monitor (DELL P2411H) is old, which does not come with HDMI port. It has one DVI and one VGA port.

    I have my PC connected to DVI port now, so I think I need to look for a HDMI to VGA adapter. After searching over Internet for a bit of time I noticed many people warned such cables that it may not even work as expected.

    I'd like to seek for some opinion, how can I determine the HDMI to VGA will work for me before I buy it.
    05-02-2016 05:25 PM
  2. realwarder's Avatar
    I would use a site like Amazon and read the reviews for the best chance of success. Lots of people giving great reviews.

    Even HDMI - DVI cables are not all the same. Typically buying and trying is the only way you'll really know.
    05-02-2016 08:23 PM
  3. Travis Flenker's Avatar
    Using this for that exact purpose.

    Tendak Gold-Plated Active HD 1080P HDMI Female to VGA Female Converter

    I haven't tried the audio with it, but video works perfectly with ACTIONTEC ScreenBeam Mini2 Continuum Edition (SBWD60MS01).
    bhinesley likes this.
    05-03-2016 08:29 AM
  4. Alexander Long's Avatar
    Make sure the adaptor is active adaptor not passive.
    05-05-2016 05:19 PM

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