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Gefen's New Adapter Line Makes Apple-To-Monitor Connections Easy

Gefen's New Adapter Line Makes Apple-To-Monitor Connections Easy

Gefen has a knack for delivering some pretty high-end, niche adapters in the audio/video world, and if you can dream up a conversion scenario, they can probably hook you up with an adapter to handle it. That also means that most of their wares are priced too high for the average consumer, but the company's latest lineup really hits home in the PC world. Specifically, the Mac world.



Apple has made the executive decision to start supporting DisplayPort across their product lines, but that's leaving quite a few customers in the dark when it comes time to use items they already have with HDMI, DVI and/or VGA ports. Gefen's three new adapters makes it possible to easily connect any new Mac with a Mini DisplayPort adapter to a flat-panel monitor using HDMI, DVI, VGA or the full-size DisplayPort socket.

At just $49, the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter is a small, simple dongle that bridges the gap between Apple and your "old" display, while the other adapters (listed below in full) do similar tasks but with different connectors. Spending $49 here sure beats buying a new monitor, right?


Gefen Connects Different Hi-Def Video Formats to Mini DisplayPort for Integration of Computer and Entertainment Equipment

CHATSWORTH, CA – So you want to connect your new Apple computer equipped with Mini DisplayPort to a flat panel display using HDMI, DVI or DisplayPort? Gefen makes it easy with three new Mini Display Port Adapters.

In addition to providing a simple signal adaptation, all three are packaged as cable solutions, offering a flexible, plug and play method to send high resolution video from computer to display.

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8920

View downloaded movies, photos and more on any flat panel display or projector equipped with HDMI using this convenient adapter. One end of the cable is equipped with Mini-DisplayPort to link to your computer; the other end is equipped with HDMI to link to your display. No extra power is needed to deliver vibrant visuals up to 1080p full HD from the computer to the display for a fully engaging home entertainment experience.

Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8687

Perhaps you want to retain your digital flat panel display in a new mix of computer equipment. This adapter cable lets you feed video from your Apple computer to any display equipped with DVI. High resolutions up to 1920x1200 are delivered instantly, expanding your workspace with ease.

Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dcable.jsp?prod_id=9098

If you’re looking for an easy way to integrate an additional display into your computer system, you’ve found it. These adapter cables offer Mini DisplayPort connectivity on one end, DisplayPort connectivity on the other end. High resolutions supporting 36-bits of color depth with a 120 Hz video refresh rate are transmitted instantly from computer to display. Three cable lengths are offered, giving additional space to extend high resolution video from computer to display: six feet (1.8m), ten feet (3m) and 15 feet (4.5m).

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Gefen has a knack for delivering some pretty high-end, niche adapters in the audio/video world, and if you can dream up a conversion scenario, they can probably hook you up with an adapter to handle it. That also means that most of their wares are priced too high for the average consumer, but the company's latest lineup really hits home in the PC world. Specifically, the Mac world.



Apple has made the executive decision to start supporting DisplayPort across their product lines, but that's leaving quite a few customers in the dark when it comes time to use items they already have with HDMI, DVI and/or VGA ports. Gefen's three new adapters makes it possible to easily connect any new Mac with a Mini DisplayPort adapter to a flat-panel monitor using HDMI, DVI, VGA or the full-size DisplayPort socket.

At just $49, the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter is a small, simple dongle that bridges the gap between Apple and your "old" display, while the other adapters (listed below in full) do similar tasks but with different connectors. Spending $49 here sure beats buying a new monitor, right?


Gefen Connects Different Hi-Def Video Formats to Mini DisplayPort for Integration of Computer and Entertainment Equipment

CHATSWORTH, CA – So you want to connect your new Apple computerequipped with Mini DisplayPort to a flat panel display using HDMI, DVIor DisplayPort? Gefen makes it easy with three new Mini Display PortAdapters.

In addition to providing a simple signal adaptation, all three arepackaged as cable solutions, offering a flexible, plug and play methodto send high resolution video from computer to display.

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8920

View downloaded movies, photos and more on any flat panel display orprojector equipped with HDMI using this convenient adapter. One end ofthe cable is equipped with Mini-DisplayPort to link to your computer;the other end is equipped with HDMI to link to your display. No extrapower is needed to deliver vibrant visuals up to 1080p full HD from thecomputer to the display for a fully engaging home entertainmentexperience.

Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8687

Perhaps you want to retain your digital flat panel display in a new mixof computer equipment. This adapter cable lets you feed video from yourApple computer to any display equipped with DVI. High resolutions up to1920x1200 are delivered instantly, expanding your workspace with ease.

Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dcable.jsp?prod_id=9098

If you’re looking for an easy way to integrate an additional displayinto your computer system, you’ve found it. These adapter cables offerMini DisplayPort connectivity on one end, DisplayPort connectivity onthe other end. High resolutions supporting 36-bits of color depth witha 120 Hz video refresh rate are transmitted instantly from computer todisplay. Three cable lengths are offered, giving additional space toextend high resolution video from computer to display: six feet (1.8m),ten feet (3m) and 15 feet (4.5m).

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