VGA to HDMI vs. HDMI to VGA Converter/Adapter


👤 Diwas Poudel    🕒 Dec 4 2022    📁 TECH

There is a lot of confusion surrounding VGA to HDMI and HDMI to VGA Converters and Adapters because both of these devices are used to extend the display of a desktop, monitor, or laptop to a TV, which ultimately results in an increase in productivity. As a result, you might not be sure which to utilize in which circumstance.If you find yourself in this circumstance, Ourtechroom can assist you.

So lets look how they are different from each other.

VGA to HDMI Converters/Adapters

VGA to HDMI Converter is a piece of hardware that converts VGA signals or analog signals from your PC to digital HDMI output.

VGA to HDMI Converter
fig. VGA to HDMI Converter

For this you donot needs any additional setup, drivers, or software.You simply have to make hardware connection between VGA Input device to HDMI output device.

  Port  Type
Input  VGA input Male Connector
Output  
HDMI Output
Female Connector

Applications of VGA to HDMI Adapter

VGA to HDMI Converter enables us to connect your older laptop or desktop computer with a VGA port to a modern Smart HD TV with an HDMI port.So, finally you will be able to view your laptop or desktop display on your TV.

Note that: The destination section, where we want video and audio to be displayed, must have an HDMI port, while the main source of video must have a VGA port.

Since the screen of your home television is far larger than the screen of your laptop, you will be able to watch high-definition movies that are playing on your personal computer on your television at home, which is possible with the help of VGA to HDMI converter.

HDMI to VGA  established a convenient connection between HDMI-enabled TVs and projectors, as well as displays with older desktop, laptop, and notebook computers.

UseCase of VGA to HDMI Connector / Adapter

If you have desktop VGA and Monitor/TV has HDMI then in this case you use HDMI to VGA Converter.Now you will have desktop screen on TV / monitor.

Troubleshoot related to VGA to HDMI Converter

If your display is not working, you can perform the following:

  1. Check that your HDMI to VGA Converter is operational by testing it and connecting it to a working device.
  2. Turn on your computer and television display.
  3. Check that your TV display or projector has HDMI output.
  4. Check that your computer has an VGA input.
  5. Connect steps 3 and 4 devices using VGA to HDMI Converter.

If this doesnot help then consult the technician or manufacturer of the converter.

HDMI to VGA Converters/Adapters

HDMI to VGA Converter converts HDMI digital signals to VGA analog video, allowing us to watch high-definition videos on VGA projectors and monitors.

HDMI to VGA Converter
fig. HDMI to VGA Converter

Here,

  Port  Type
Input  HDMI input Male Connector
Output  
VGA Output
Female Connector

Applications of HDMI to VGA Converter / Adapter

HDMI to VGA Converters allow you to connect HDMI-capable devices like your laptop, ultrabook, or desktop computer to a monitor or projector that uses the VGA standard.It makes any computer with an HDMI output compatible with VGA displays.

HDMI to VGA Converters offered a easy and convenient link between HDMI-enabled desktop, laptop, ultrabook, and notebook computers and older VGA monitors and projectors.

HDMI to VGA Converters eliminate the need to upgrade a VGA display device to an HDMI compatible display.

Note: Even though you have an HDMI interface, you won't be able to hear any sound coming from your terminal devices because VGA cable only accept video. You will either need to connect an additional audio device or directly buy a converter that supports audio and video synchronization conversion.

Usecase of HDMI to VGA Converter / Adapter

If you have desktop VGA and TV has HDMI then in this case you use HDMI to VGA Converter.Now you will have desktop screen on TV / monitor.

Do HDMI to VGA Converter requires Power ?

Internally, the HDMI to VGA converter performs digital to analog conversion, which is handled by the processor included within the connector.For this processor power is required and power can be supplied by connecting USB port of converter to USB port of TV.

Troubleshoot problem related to HDMI to VGA Converter / Adapter

If your display is not working, you can perform the following:

  1. Check that your HDMI to VGA Converter is operational by testing it and connecting it to a working device.
  2. Turn on your computer and television display.
  3. Check that your TV display or projector has VGA output.
  4. Check that your computer has an HDMI input.
  5. Connect steps 3 and 4 devices using HDMI to VGA Converter.
  6. Provide power to the HDMI to VGA Converter via USB as well.

If this doesnot help then consult the technician or manufacturer of the converter.

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