1. Nguyen1's Avatar
    I have an old monitor with a VGA plug. I was thinking about buying a USB adaptor so I could plug it into my Continuum dock. The question is, would this work? It should work between any desktop and the monitor, but I'm not sure about Win10Mobile and Continuum.
    10-24-2017 12:55 PM
  2. Axeelant's Avatar
    It should work just fine, yes.
    10-24-2017 03:09 PM
  3. Nguyen1's Avatar
    Really? Because I was checking on Amazon for adaptors I was interested in, and most of them mentioned a driver to be installed on the desktop/laptop. Obviously, I can't install a Win10 driver on a Win10Mobile phone, so I was reluctant to buy the adaptor. Any thoughts?
    10-24-2017 03:56 PM
  4. Axeelant's Avatar
    Really? Because I was checking on Amazon for adaptors I was interested in, and most of them mentioned a driver to be installed on the desktop/laptop. Obviously, I can't install a Win10 driver on a Win10Mobile phone, so I was reluctant to buy the adaptor. Any thoughts?
    WP does have some drivers already inside the system, that is how you can even get some printers working over type-C, but lets see if anyone tried this before and can confirm first hand.
    10-25-2017 03:57 PM
  5. fatclue_98's Avatar
    There are quite a few HDMI to VGA adapters on eBay and Amazon. I think Best Buy sells one too if you don't want to wait but they're a bit more expensive. The USB adapters @Nguyen1 mentions only work if you have a USB 3.0 port which is fine if you have a dock from an x3 or Acer Primo. Not all 3-in-1 HDMI adapters support USB 3.0 so be careful when buying.
    10-25-2017 08:23 PM
  6. raycpl's Avatar
    I bought a Tinytech HDMI-VGA adapter at the local IT shop for (equivalent of) US$7.00... no complaints, works well. I have yet to test it on an old CRT monitor I have in the dusty storeroom though...

    ... !
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    10-25-2017 09:14 PM
  7. Demian Mioc's Avatar
    I've got 10+ years old monitor with vga output, which still works! I've bought on ebay vga-hdmi adapter really cheap: http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=kq9J7SUp

    Works great! No neccesary installations, no drivers needed for Continuum dock!
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    10-26-2017 08:45 AM
  8. raycpl's Avatar
    Works with my 10yr old Samsung 19in SynMaster and 6yr old LG TV.
    One plus point about Continuum is it works with really old peripherals... I think those old Taiwanese-made USB mouse and keyboard in my office goes back to 2004... and it still works with the hub.

    ... !
    10-26-2017 10:00 AM
  9. Nguyen1's Avatar
    Thanks, guys! I think I'll get an HDMI-VGA adapter (instead of USB-VGA) from Amazon. Sounds like it will work just fine with my Windows Continuum dock.
    10-26-2017 12:03 PM

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