Startech USB 3.0 DVI-I / VGA External Video Adapter

MX47501 USB 3.0 DVI-I / VGA External Video Adapter
MX47501 USB 3.0 DVI-I / VGA External Video Adapter MX47501 USB 3.0 DVI-I / VGA External Video Adapter

Product Info

This USB 3.0 Powered DVI Video Output Device Runs 1080p & More

The USB32DVIPRO USB 3.0 to DVI Adapter turns an available USB 3.0 port into a DVI output, with high resolution 2048x1152 video support - a convenient external video solution that makes it easy to add multi-monitor capability to a USB 3.0-enabled desktop or laptop computer (reduced performance from USB 2.0).

Leveraging the high-bandwidth SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the adapter functions as a external graphics card to deliver smooth, high-resolution content to your DVI or VGA-capable display (DVI to VGA Adapter included).

This USB Video adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.

Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Add a secondary DVI or VGA display and extend your desktop without taking apart your computer to install a new video card
  • Add multi-monitor capability to a single computer, to create engaging multimedia presentations
  • Use the adapter to connect your PC to your DVI or VGA-equipped TV, for showing family pictures and movies
  • Great for researchers and writers, offering the ability to have reference material on one display and a working document copy on the other
  • Increase productivity by running multiple applications on different screens, check your e-mail on one display and search the web on the other
  • View large or multiple spreadsheets across multiple displays
  • A compact, lightweight solution for traveling business associates using laptop PCs, enabling connection to a secondary display monitor, projector, etc.


  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface is backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Quick, easy installation and setup
  • DVI to VGA adapter included
  • Supports resolutions up to 2048x1152
  • USB-powered - No external power adapter required
  • Choose between Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations
  • Driver software supports display rotation
  • Supports the Windows® Aero interface
  • Supports up to 5x USB32DVIPRO adapters on a single PC

System Requirements

Works with PCs with:

  • Dual Core i3 CPU @ 2.8GHz or Higher
  • 2GB RAM
  • USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port
  • For 1 or 2x USB32DVIPRO devices

For best results with Full HD 1080p Video:

  • Quad Core i5 CPU @ 2.4GHz or Higher
  • 4GB RAM
  • USB 3.0 Port
  • For up to 5x USB32DVIPRO devices

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows® 8, 7, Vista™, XP, 2000
    • All 32 & 64bit versions Supported
    • Aero 3D Interface Supported
    • Microsoft WHQL Certified Drivers
  • Apple® OS X 10.8*, 10.7 & 10.6
    • *If using OS X 10.8, you must install the Apple update for 10.8.3 before installing the DisplayLink software. The 10.8.3 update fixes several serious OS X bugs that are exposed when DisplayLink software is installed. OS X 10.7 and 10.6 are unaffected by DisplayLink software installation


Chipset DisplayLink - DL3100
Memory 512MB DDR2 SDRAM
Maximum Resolution 2048 x 1152 (Analog & Digital outputs)
Resolutions Widescreen (16 / 32bit color):
2048x1152, 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1680x1050, 1366x768, 1280x800, 1280x768, 1280x720

Standard (16 / 32bit color):
1600x1200, 1400x1050, 1280x1024, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480
Connections Input: 1x USB 3.0 A Male Plug (9 pin; SuperSpeed)
Output: 1x DVI-I Female Port (29 pin)
Microsoft WHQL Windows® 8, 7, Vista®, XP Certified (32 / 64bit editions)
Cable Length ~160mm (~6.3")
Temperature Operating: 10 ~ 40° C (50 ~ 104° F)
Storage: -10 ~ 80° C (14 ~ 176° F)
Humidity Less than 85% RH, non-condensing
Power USB 3.0 Powered
Dimensions (LxWxH) 78 x 44 x 15.5mm (3.1 x 1.7 x 0.6")
Weight 300g (10.6 oz)

Package Contents

  • 1x USB32DVIPRO USB External Video Adapter
  • 1x DVI-I to VGA Adapter Plug
  • 1x Driver CD
  • 1x Installation Guide