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Tendak Active 1080P Female HDMI to VGA Male Converter Adapter Dongle with 3.5mm Stereo Audio Portable HDMI Connector for Laptop PC PS3 Xbox STB Blu-ray DVD TV Stick
Female HDMI to VGA adapter connects an HDMI compatible device to a monitor or Projector with VGA port by extra HDMI cable. Kindly note: not bi-directional - This HDMI VGA video converter only converts HDMI (female) signal to VGA (Male)Converts HDMI digital signal to VGA analog signal; 3.5mm Audio port sends Audio to speakers or a displayGold-plated connectors is compatible with desktop, laptop, Ultrabook, notebook, DVD, media player, cable box, or other devices with HDMI portSupports 720p and 1080p full-size high-definition resolution; support HDMI V1.4, 3DPlug & play No driver needed, No external power requiredWhen connecting your monitor, if put your monitor out of range or monitors won't show anything. Please adjust the resolution of your input source and monitor to below 1080P. If the product does not work,please contact us at any time, we will definitely solve it for you within 24H
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31 Reddit comments about Tendak Active 1080P Female HDMI to VGA Male Converter Adapter Dongle with 3.5mm Stereo Audio Portable HDMI Connector for Laptop PC PS3 Xbox STB Blu-ray DVD TV Stick:

u/almondface · 6 pointsr/crtgaming

CRT monitors likes this one will not accept any 240P input. You could plug in a dreamcast with VGA, but besides that you won't be able to hook much of anything into without an upscaler. The RetroTink 2X will line double 240p to 480p, which would work on that monitor. I would personally recommend getting an OSSC. The OSSC can line 2-5x up to 1080p which this monitor supports. If you run your consoles through the OSSC and then into this monitor via a tendak hdmi to vga adapter, all of your games would look amazing.

u/Z3FM · 4 pointsr/crtgaming

What is the video output of this modern PC? HDMI?

HDMI out with cable -> Tendak Adapter -> VGA Gender changer -> VGA to BNC cable

Or, if your PC has VGA out, then you just need the VGA to BNC cable. No need to bother with that odd cable port on the right.

u/Manny_rat · 3 pointsr/crtgaming
u/ii9i · 3 pointsr/crtgaming

I agree, for many reasons. OP, if you go this route make sure you get a good component to VGA transcoder that doesn't add lag or degrade the signal horribly. I would highly recommend you get the Open Source Scan Converter (OSSC) and this Tendak HDMI-to-VGA stick (it's the best known HDMI-to-VGA for OSSC users), and then try to find a good VGA CRT. This is a really fantastic way of doing the VGA CRT thing. I can give you more info on this route if you are interested OP.

u/mickednk · 3 pointsr/crtgaming

I use one of these,

I read about it in a article where they tested different HDMI to VGA converters but I can't find the link to the article.

u/KyaDash · 3 pointsr/crtgaming

This is the one I use;

This one is well recommended, often paired with the OSSC;

Both are decent quality DACs and will not introduce any delay. That said, both (as well as most other) HDMI and DP DACs are not capable of pushing terribly high resolution/refresh combos due to bandwidth constraints; Most DACs top out around 225mhz or so.

If you're looking to make use of a higher end PC CRT and push high resolution/refresh rates, you'll want to go for one of a few DP to VGA adapters which are actually capable of high bandwidth, much closer to or exceeding what the built in DACs on old cards were capable of.

Or if in Europe, Delock 62967 (Ignore quoted bandwidth on this one, it's capable of well into the mid 300s if not more)

u/Sirotaca · 3 pointsr/retrogaming

SCART cables can carry either a composite video signal, or RGB signals plus a combined horizontal+vertical sync signal (typically a composite video signal is used for sync). VGA is always RGB, and uses separate horizontal and vertical sync signals. Provided your SCART devices are using RGB and not just composite video, there's no fundamental difference in quality between that and VGA. They're both RGB, just in slightly different formats.

The practical difference is in resolution support. Most SCART devices only support a horizontal scan rate of 15.7 kHz, which means 240p60/288p50 or 480i60/576i50. Most VGA monitors only support horizontal scan rates of 31 kHz and above, so 480p60/576p50/400p70 and higher. Exceptions can be found on both sides, however.

For HDMI-to-VGA adapters, I'd recommend either this one or this one. I've used both, and they both seem to work just as well in most cases, with good picture quality and zero latency.

u/silentdaze · 3 pointsr/NintendoSwitch

I thiiiiiiiink you need something like this

You'll have to then use an AUX cable to connect some speakers

u/usegao · 2 pointsr/Gamecube

I would get a DOL 001 as someone else mentioned, the one with two ports on the back, a Carby for the digital port which even comes with an HDMI cable, and a Tendak HDMI to VGA adapter. It splits off the sound and includes a cord you can connect to your speakers. That should include everything you need.

I have all of the aforementioned items in my setup and the video quality is quite good. Make sure your monitor can handle at least one of these for that setup to work: 240i, 240p, 480i, 480p

That would end up costing $100 not including the Gamecube though, so a Wii/Component/Component to VGA adapter might be the cheapest option.

u/xDarko6 · 2 pointsr/xboxone

Here is something that might work for you that someone mentioned in another thread


HDMI to VGA It's $15 bucks and might be a temp solution, but honestly you might be losing quite a bit of quality. You should be able to find a monitor under $100 with an HDMI input.

u/Ferdyshtchenko · 2 pointsr/crtgaming

An HDMI to VGA adapter will give you DB15 output, from which you can use a regular DB15 (VGA) cable to go to the RGB interface. A very good and cheap adapter is this one:

If you're willing to spend more for extra quality, the HD Fury 3 is most likely the best adapter to get this job done. I also recommend using an HDMI switch or splitter with audio extractor to get digital audio out, instead of having to use the analog audio from the adapter.

Depending on the signal you may need to use the DDSP and SERR switches on the Interface.

It may sound like a bit of a hassle but it's not that bad honestly, and it's totally worth it. BTW don't even bother with HD-SDI to get HD stuff into your D24, the results are considerably inferior. Even the component route is better.

u/larsoncc · 2 pointsr/crtgaming

I'm told this is a good converter, I don't have it yet:

I used to LOVE my ViewSonic monitor back in the day.

Copied a bit from a prior post: Now get a Component to VGA transcoder and hook up your 480p+ systems as well (Xbox, Wii, etc). 360 does VGA. Dreamcast does VGA. They look great.

Another nice trick is to go at 120hz x 320x240 on emulators at the (native resolutions, double refresh) - it's a 31khz signal, so you'll get scanlines and all sorts of goodness.

u/SwervinGirvin · 2 pointsr/crtgaming

HD Fury has a couple fancy, and pricy options.

Sunix is also a recommended

TenDak and Portta are my HDMI to VGA adapters of choice, but these are used with consoles and not a PC so they don't have to have any more than 1080p60 output.

This page is also helpful, although directly talking about OSSC compatibility, the adapters talked about are still very noteworthy.

u/componentswitcher · 2 pointsr/retrogaming

This would work, I have the same one and used it the same way you are going to. It is confirmed by the shmups forum that is lag free (those guys are pretty serious about lag). reddit source (not original shmups article

u/MrJScan · 2 pointsr/Chromecast

It has truly transformed the school, I started with 5 to test and a month later I had 80 installed. I'm actually planned to install about 20 more by the end of the year. The cool part is that even an older projector with only VGA still works well with a Chromecasting connected to a HDMI to VGA adapter with audio out. This has brought new life into the older projectors and makes teachers happy they are still able to take advantage of casting. Only real problem is teachers choosing the wrong room and possibly knocking another teacher off their current cast but it doesn't happen often.

HDMI to VGA adapter

u/_QUAKE_ · 1 pointr/crtgaming

>FW900 has some kind of coating

Yeah, it's easily removed, I prefer it without it, it's not worse glossy LCD glare, but there was some talk in the [H]ard forum thread about replacing it.
I'm not sure how important it is, maybe it reduces halation due to internal reflections?

Mine had a "dirty film" look, and it allowed for more brightness with it removed, I didn't notice any downsides.

>Could you be a little more specific which converters you used?

Dreamcast to hdmi via cheap no name adapter (not recommend it) and then a standard hdmi cable, and then tendak hdmi to vga adapter

u/dhonk · 1 pointr/crtgaming

This is the free Viewsonic P225fb I picked up, I got this adapter:
Which works well for this purpose.

UltraHDMI is set to 480p direct mode (linedoubled) and it looks pristine.

u/TestType · 1 pointr/Gamecube

Right, I'd be very interested to see that compared to the OSSC. Hopefully FirebrandX will test that too. Personally I'd probably get this Tendak one that people on the shmups forum really like:

u/seanarora · 1 pointr/k12sysadmin

We have been retrofitting older projectors with MS Wireless Display adapters. We have approximately 600+ installed, on our way to ~1200.

For projectors without HDMI we have been adding HDMI to VGA Adapters.

Female HDMI to VGA Male Convertor w/ audio

Some projectors and TVs don't output enough USB power for a MS Wireless Display Adapter to work reliabily, so get a USB extension cable and a USB power adapter also.

​If you want something without a client, I tried this NovoPro with the Launcher Plus before. It's pretty good. If you want to run agentless and completely device agnostic, you buy the Launcher Plus, it is USB based. It is however, an expensive solution ~$500.

u/Kjeldvk · 1 pointr/crtgaming

Ow yeah my bad, I use this one:

It works fine with hdmi from my pc, so I doubt it's the transcoder.

u/GigaTortoise · 1 pointr/crtgaming

Chiming in to agreem this is a perfectly good method. For the record, you won't get natural scanlines if that matters to you. Aside from that though it looks great.

This Tendak adapter is the most commonly recommended and I have it as well. Many HDMI -> VGA adapters crush blacks, but Tendak's doesn't and is cheap. If you want to look at other adapters that have been tested for this they're here!

u/seluryar · 1 pointr/fireTV

Would there be a major decrease in quality even though I think I am streaming at 720(Fire TV display setting to possibly limit bandwidth usage) on a native 1080 monitor?

I think Id get one of these if there wouldnt be any problem:

u/schrodingers_jew · 1 pointr/crtgaming

This works for me pretty well. It supports HDMI 1.4 so it should handle up to [email protected] I've only used it up to [email protected] The black levels are great and I've gotten 0 lag when testing it with 240p test suite through VGA out on a second monitor.

u/jperryss · 1 pointr/crtgaming

I've used similar converters, but never with a CRT. It looks like the monitor doesn't quite like the sync coming off of the converter.
For CRT monitor use, I've had good luck with this little Tendak one and I know a few other people that have used them with good results. And as a bonus, the design of it makes it easy to leave attached to the monitor.

u/Tapeworm_III · 1 pointr/crtgaming

Tendak Active 1080P Female HDMI to VGA Male Converter Adapter Dongle with 3.5mm Stereo Audio portable HDMI Connector for Laptop PC PS3 Xbox STB Blu-ray DVD TV Stick

Haven't had any issues.

u/jamvanderloeff · 1 pointr/techsupport

Not gonna be a Windows problem. HDMI or DVI or DisplayPort in are all fine. The Tendak screw on converter is known to be decent and reasonably cheap

Note a used 1080p monitor with DVI or HDMI in is getting pretty cheap now.

u/1upIRL · 1 pointr/wiiu

I ordered some Tendak converters on amazon a couple weeks ago, they've been working out nicely for me setting up my wii U to a monitor via VGA. I actually ordered two different models, one can stick to the console and connect via vga cable and the other can stock to the monitor and connect via hdmi cable. Both seem to work fine but cannot do 1080p, only 720p. There's some horizontal fuzziness but it is not noticeable from a distance or when actively playing something.

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I would say if the picture quality is more important, then you would be ahead to get an hdmi switch. I ordered these for other reasons - I wanted to be able to use some extra monitors for Halo 3/reach LAN parties, not as primary/solo gaming displays.

u/Seven1234567 · 1 pointr/crtgaming

I am using this hdmi to vga adapter.