Today we’re looking at three video adapters from ICZI. We received these together, tested them together, and now we’re writing a review together. How sweet. Let’s get started!1. DisplayPort to HDMI adapter What does it do?Converts a DisplayPort input into an HDMI input Useful for desktops or laptops with DP but no (free) HDMI 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz, 1920 x 1080 @ 120Hz Only works one-way (DP to HDMI) 30 day free returns, one year warrantyDoes it work?
Yup, we connected it to our desktop’s DisplayPort on a GTX 1080 and connected a monitor via HDMI. No configuration was required beyond switching to the HDMI input on our monitor.
A new version of the PS3 is set to hit the shelves for any late adopters in the next few months and it’ll be coming without the support for Blu Ray through the long standing component output. This means future users wanting to watch HD 1080p movies will be stuck with their HDMI output, something that some of us don’t find as useful, as you have to send the audio and video to the display and then cable the audio away to a decent HiFi system.
However, Sony has announced that the reason behind this move is in-fact because of a “compliance issue.” This is the AACS fault, as they only want HDMI Blu Ray apparently, so Sony felt the need to comply with these [...]