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I have a DELL M6500 laptop that has no HDMI out, only Display Port. I want to used the laptop with two different TV's to watch movies on HDD and streaming video. Of course the TV's only have HDMI inputs.

Has anyone used any converter cables to do that, or is it dependent on the graphics in the laptop?
 
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Displayport natively supports HDMI. Any simple adapter will do what you want.



EDIT: That's a full size adapter, your laptop may have mini displayport, in which case get a mini displayport to HDMI adapter.
 
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As pointed out above, as long as the laptop is DP++ compatible, you just need a simple adapter.
However, as this is a rather old notebook, you most likely need an active adapter, as I don't think it supports DP++.
So something like this should do the trick.

Note that your notebook is limited to 2560x1600 output.
 
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Displayport natively supports HDMI. Any simple adapter will do what you want.
DP = active adapter
DP++ >4K30 = active adapter HDMI 2.0
DP++ <=4K30 = passive adapter HDMI 1.4
DP++ <=1920x1200 @ 60 Hz = passive adapter HDMI 1.3


Startech has pretty much all the kinds of adapters that exist so you can narrow your search here:

Here's HDMI 2.0 4K60 active adapter: https://www.startech.com/AV/display-and-video-adapters/Displayport-Adapters/dp-hdmi-2-adapter-4k~DP2HD4K60S
Here's HDMI 1.4 4K30 passive cable: https://www.startech.com/AV/display-and-video-adapters/Displayport-Adapters/6ft-displayport-hdmi-adapter-cable~DP2HDMM2MB
Here's HDMI 1.3 1920x1200 @ 60 Hz passive adapter: https://www.startech.com/AV/display-and-video-adapters/Displayport-Adapters/DisplayPort-to-HDMI-Cable-Adapter-Converter~DP2HDMI2


If you want to play it safe, just get that first one which will cover all the bases:
$27 and it is locking so it won't fall out of the laptop.

Here's the mDP version (also for $27ish):
 
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Very well. I've never met a DP device that didn't play well with a passive HDMI adapter, but that's just anecdotal.
 
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Just be mindful that it is 1080p60/4K30 (HDMI 1.4). I think it's passive too because it says this in the description: "Attention: If few docking station doesn't support DP++ Mode, another active dp adapter is required." If it doesn't work then you're probably dealing with DP, not DP++.
 
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Damned, and here I was gonna offer to sell you one for, like, $100 or so.....

Just kidding, but I do have at least 1 or 2 of these that I could have sent you for cheap, but you obviously have it covered already :)
 
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Just be mindful that it is 1080p60/4K30 (HDMI 1.4). I think it's passive too because it says this in the description: "Attention: If few docking station doesn't support DP++ Mode, another active dp adapter is required." If it doesn't work then you're probably dealing with DP, not DP++.
Thanks, I'll know what to look for if it doesn't work. It's return eligible too.

Damned, and here I was gonna offer to sell you one for, like, $100 or so.....

Just kidding, but I do have at least 1 or 2 of these that I could have sent you for cheap, but you obviously have it covered already :)
One day shipping too? lol Appreciate it in any case! I"ll be looking for the UHaul or Penske van in my driveway tomorrow hahaa
 
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The cheap adapters don't seem to do audio, or at least the ones I had that came with the cards didn't.

I bought a cable from Amazon for $4 that works great.

I also bought a HDMI to Composite adapter, fed that to a modulator, and have CH3 being my computer screen all over the house, even at the pool on an old TV.

I built an Antenna driver for it, to hook to the old off-the-air antenna on the roof, so I can send signal to the land by the river; but I haven't figured out the mouse, lol.

Around the house just carry an RF cordless mouse in my pocket, lol.

The main computer has my DVD/Blu-ray video collection, my 200GB MP3 collection, and YT access for the rest, lol.
 

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You'd have to go into your Sound Properties and default the DP sound device (AMD/Intel/NVIDIA) to get sound through it. It isn't automatic.
 
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