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DisplayPort over USB-C enables the delivery of full DisplayPort A/V performance (driving monitor resolutions of 4K and beyond), SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1) data and up to 100 watts of power with the convenience of reversible plug orientation and cable direction. DisplayPort is the first A/V protocol to be carried over USB-C.
Advantages of DisplayPort over USB-C
DisplayPort over USB-C enables the USB-C connector and cable to support the DisplayPort interface for audio/video (AV) transport capability.
Yes, it is published by VESA and called the DisplayPort Alt Mode for USB-C Standard.
The USB-C connector is the next generation USB interface and it will appear on devices such as Smart Phones, Tablets, PCs, Notebooks, Docking Stations, Displays, and Peripherals. Many of these systems are expected to support DisplayPort over USB-C, refer to the product documentation for more information.
Yes. Just like in standard DisplayPort connectors and cables, DisplayPort over USB-C can take advantage of the four high-speed data lanes in the USB-C connector and cable to provide 4K display resolutions and beyond on supported products.
USB-C connectors that support the DisplayPort over USB-C will normally include the DisplayPort (DP) logo near the connector.
Yes. Adapters and Adapter cables are available to connect DisplayPort over USB-C to DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, and VGA monitor inputs.
Yes. Adapters and Adapter cables are used to connect DisplayPort over USB-C to an HDMI/VGA input on the HDTV. If the HDTV has a DisplayPort input, then a USB-C to DisplayPort adapter cable can be used to provide DisplayPort display capability.
No video data will be received by the display, hence there will be no image on the screen. Doing this will not harm your device. A warning message might also be displayed on the screen of the USB product to notify the user about the incompatibility.
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