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Topic # 138508 7-Jan-2014 15:00 Send private message

Hoping I can get some help here. I am looking at wanting to connect my Surface Pro to a monitor with a DVI port.

Clearly I could just get the offical Surface VGA adapter however I would like to use to sometimes connect to a TV so wanted to know if anybody was doing something like this.... Mini-Display to HDMI via adapter and then HDMI to DVI via a cable like this http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/tv-video-cables/dse-hdmi-to-dvi-d-cable-1-5m-dsnz-xh9595 would this still work?

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  Reply # 962538 7-Jan-2014 15:55 Send private message

Pb tech has them for like $35, was looking at them today... Mini-DP to DVI

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  Reply # 962540 7-Jan-2014 15:56 Send private message

it should work, but I haven't tried that specific able myself

I carry around mDP - HDMI, mDP - VGA, and mDP - DVI

the DVI cable, I'm using this one

http://pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=ADPATN0960&name=ATEN-VC960-Mini-DisplayPort-to-DVI-Adapter-is-perf

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