I need to convert HDMI output to a VGA monitor. I don't care about audio. I need just 1920x1080. I can use both a HDMI cable or a VGA cable, less than a meter distance. Do these passive converters work?
I read on the internet it needs to be powered. But at the same time I see that these things work:
Which are also not powered. So what makes them work? The bigger case? :P Do you think it's realistic the first one is not just a fraud?