Questions tagged [adapter]

An adapter changes one physical form to another. Most commonly used to describe data cable changers (such as PS/2 to USB) and laptop power cords that convert AC power to DC for the computer.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Does a PS/2 to USB adaptor that's meant for a mouse work with a keyboard?

I'm looking for a PS/2 to USB adapter for an older keyboard of mine. However, the only ones I can find are meant for a mouse instead of a keyboard. Will they work with my keyboard?
0
votes
0answers
27 views

PC won't boot with screen connected via HDMI

My old PC won't boot if I have exclusively one screen connected via HDMI. It does boot however if I have a second screen connected via VGA. It also boots when I don't have any screens connected at ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Is it possible to use a Dell HBA330 in an HP Z2 G4 Workstation?

Trying to install a Dell HBA330 SAS controller in an HP Z2 workstation. Getting BIOS error. 3 Major/2 Minor beeps on start-up and nothing. Tried the card in another computer and it works without ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Will an Apple branded USB-C to USB adapter work on a Windows laptop USB-c port?

we ordered a few for some of our end-users. These were the "Apple USB-C to USB Adapter" Model: MJ1M2AM/A Technically it should work. Price wise they were cheaper AND the only ones in stock with the ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

How to identify which port in graphics card to connect to USB-C Link for oculus quest

I have a PC with Geforce RTX 2070 video card which seems to have 3 ports. I have an Oclus Quest which specifies specs for its USB-C Link cable for wired connection to the PC. Whats my best option for ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Under what circumstances will a passive HDMI-to-VGA adapter work?

I have bought a no-brand, passive HDMI Male to VGA Female adapter, to link up a PC with a more dated monitor. It did not work. After doing some reading, I have learned that buying such an adapter is ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How to connect mobile headphones as laptop headphones?

My laptop's headphone jack is not working properly. Only one side of headphones is working in that jack. So I want to know is there any way to connect my mobile headphone as my laptop's in simple ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Possible to use Bluetooth headset in Stereo mode with Mic at the same time?

I would like to ask if there's any dongle out there to achieve HQ sound and mic at the same time. My father just gave me a pair of pods a few days ago and I wanted to use it for calls on my PC. Now I ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Expecting 60Hz with external monitor but only getting 30Hz

Not sure this is the right place to ask. Please roast me if necessary. My problem: connecting an external monitor to a Mac with USB-C and expecting 60Hz on monitor, but only getting 30Hz. The ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

How do I hook my monitor to this computer?

I'm trying to hook my monitor to this computer. Mine is VGA, I'm assuming it goes where the blue port is? I see no other place for a monitor to plug in...Is there an adapter I need? sorry, but yes, I ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Are SATA controllers SAS compatible?

I have a couple old SAS drives that I want to wipe to resell, along with their RAID controller card. However, the PC they came with is toast, and my personal rig has only SATA-III ports. I can buy ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Laptop adapter turns on and off while hanging my Ubuntu system?

My laptop charger when plugged to my laptop keeps turning on and off and while this happens my laptop hangs badly and I cant do any work but when i unplug the adapter the laptop works perfectly fine. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

USB Wifi adapter isn't detecte by kali linux

I bought the TP-link WL-WN722N USB Wifi adapter and he is working but when I want to start monitor mode in Kali Linux it says that no device was detected? I looked up many tutorials on youtube but ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Noname Bluetooth 5.0 dongle to connect BT mouse

I see there are a lot of cheap noname Bluetooth 4.0/5.0 USB Dongles marked as "Music" or "Audio" connect device on Aliexpress. Can I use such adapters to connect Bluetooth mouse/keyboard? Or they are ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Wanted: SATA SSD cable to m.2 slot

As a Christmas present, I received two Samsung Evo SSDs that plug into SATA ports. Due to them being Samsung, if I was to want to clone data from one drive to another, I must clone the data on my ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

kn320 not connecting to bluedio headphones

Bought kn320 to bridge the connection of jackaudio and bluetooth headphones. They are compatible as of characteristics. But the problem is that kn320 only blinks once with orange light upon powering ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Different voltage on laptop charger [duplicate]

i just lost my original laptop adapter 20v 7.5A , and the only one i could find that is not expensive enough is the laptop charger for a laptop type that is above my laptop which has 19.5V 9.23A the ...
0
votes
2answers
115 views

Laptop charger 19V 6.32A 120W Adapter as replacement for 20V 7.5A 150W [duplicate]

Is it safe to use 19V 6.32A 120W Laptop Charger / Adapter , because I lost my 20V 7.5A 150W adapter and the only one I could find locally is the 19V 6.32A 120W , currently using the laptop for Gaming ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

PC's Wi-Fi connects on/off but phone wifi is always working

My PC half of the time cannot connect to the wifi, the icon on the bottom right (windows 10) has the yellow triangle beside it. However whenever that happens, I check my phone (P30 Lite) and it always ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Connecting host USB-A to client USB-C

I have a new monitor which acts as a USB hub, taking input from things like mice and carrying them to the computer. However, all of its upstream outputs are Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C. My motherboard ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Non-storage device in M.2 M-Key port not working, how to debug?

I've got an 51nb X210 Thinkpad with an M-keyed M.2 slot. My ultimate goal is to add a Thunderbolt 3 port via the GC-Titan Ridge card, but for now I want to start with a USB-C port. To that end, I got ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

Keep Ethernet USB Adapter On While Laptop Sleep or Hibernate

I tried to remotely wake up my Windows 10 laptop by connecting an Ethernet cable from my Raspberry Pi to an Amazon Basics Gigabit Ethernet USB Adapter, which I plugged into the USB 3.0 port of my ...
-3
votes
3answers
620 views

pci-e x16 as input and usb 3.0 as output. Will it work?

I want to connect a GTX 670 PCIe GPU via USB 3.0 from a Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H motherboard or a Teclast X80 tablet limited to USB output only. I think I possibly found the solution but I'm not sure if it'...
0
votes
2answers
159 views

Powershell script to switch network adapters not working

This is my first Powershell script so learning here. But I ran into a problem that if I paste the script into powershell running as admin it works perfectly but when I click on the ps1 file it doesnt ...
4
votes
1answer
413 views

Motherboard on booting, does not identify USB drive connected through usb-3.0 adapter

I have a PC based on Intel DP55KG "Kenigsberg" motherboard. It doesn't have a usb 3.0 bus (xHCI). I installed a usb 3.0 adaptor card (Inateck KT4006) (working fine, both on Windows and Ubuntu 18); but,...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Can a port or cable damage a motherboard? [closed]

I have a 2018 Mac mini. I have already had it repaired 2 times for the exact same problem. After a certain point it stopped showing picture through its HDMI port on startup. Then if I disconnected ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Monitor adapter causing screen tear and poor image quality

I bought a Lenovo Yoga C740, and a JUA365 USB 3.0 to Dual HDMI Multi-Monitor Adapter I then downloaded and installed the drivers for this adapter. However, it seems as if at times there is some screen ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

Can I use an Oculus Rift S from a USB-C to DisplayPort adapter?

I have a USB-C to DisplayPort adapter and I can't seem to get my Oculus Rift S to work. Any ideas?
1
vote
0answers
205 views

Possible to get 100Hz with HDMI to DP adapter?

I have this laptop from Lenovo: https://www.lenovo.com/lt/lt/laptops/legion-laptops/legion-y-series/Legion-Y520/p/88GMY500808 And bought this monitor from Acer: https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/...
2
votes
3answers
164 views

Will a USB to PS/2 adapter come with the benefits of a PS/2 to PS/2 connection?

Will the benefits of ultra low latency "forces the cpu to deal with the ps/2 input" exist with a USB to PS/2 adapter or will the adapter be a limiting factor?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Unable to transfer large files over Wi-Fi (>10GB)

I am coming here for help with my issue, I cannot transfer large files over WiFi from my Windows 10 machine to my Ubuntu Server running Plex. I am using SMB on my Ubuntu Server to transfer files from ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

usb c hdmi adapter not working

Windows is not detecting my USB c to HDMI adapter adapter - https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07M64KG2Q/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Can't delete the value of id in adapter.java when i click ImageButton in listItem

I am trying to delete value of ID list in DatabaseHelper.javawhen i click ImageButton in my listItem. I click this button in this activty then the item was remove successfully but the problem is when ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Charging and display connection nat the same time

I'd like to connect a 4k display and an 87W charger (and eventually more usbs) via one C cable to a computer. I haven't found an adapter cable of delivering 87W and display connection simultaneously....
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Can I use a similar rated charger if it has the same connecter pin size?

I have a Lenovo Y510p laptop. It uses a 120W 19.5V 6.15A rated charger and the connecter pin is 5.5*2.5 mm. I can neither find an original Lenovo charger nor a compatible adapter with exact ratings in ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

Can i use 1500 mA power adaptor for sata to usb convertor cable

I have a SATA to usb convertor cable which only requires only 12V 1 Ampere of current but I have got 1500mA power adaptor with 12V is it safe to provide 1.5A power source to the 3.5inch hdd through ...
1
vote
1answer
433 views

Is there a way to convert ethernet into usb and if so how does it work?

I want to be able to plug an ethernet cable into an adapter and be able to connect it to one of the usb ports on my laptop which doesn't have an ethernet port.
-1
votes
1answer
352 views

6-pin PCIe cable for 8-pin PCIe graphics card (GTX 1070 for HP Z820)?

Forgive me, if this has been asked before: While researching I found countless similar threads, yet virtually all of them involved a weaker power supply unit (PSU) than the one I am using. So, just to ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

Using WiFi card without Antenna together with RTX 2080

My setup is the following: Motherboard: MSI B450-M2 PRO AMD Ryzen 2700X NVidia RTX 2080 Ubuntu 18.04 TP-Link TL-WN881ND (300Mbps PCI-E wifi card) The monitor is rather old, connection to PC is via ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Can I use a 2-pin laptop adapter with the same rating as 3-pin adapter? Both are from OEM

So my original laptop adapter broke, which had a ground and I got a 2-pin adapter which is doubly insulated. My place doesn't have proper earthing. After I started using the 2-pin adapter, my ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

EDUP Wifi Adapter on Debian Strech

I use a USB Wifi Nano Adapter from EDUP on Kubuntu 18.04 – 64 bit It’s recognized immediately without any doing. But I need this Stick on a Debian 9 OS. lsusb gives: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 148f:...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Can I change the cable for AC laptop adapter?

I have lost a connector for my laptop power adapter cable. The original cable: The original cable has 7A 125V on the wall side and on the charger side. Now I have my old cable from previous laptop. ...
0
votes
1answer
996 views

SSD upgrade with adapter for HP ProBook 450 G3

Since I am not quite familiar with the insides of laptops I do need some help and so far my own research is far from conclusive. I have a SSD drive: Intel Solid-State Drive 660p Series - Solid state ...
0
votes
1answer
397 views

My graphics card is DVI-I and my monitor is VGA. Can I use a DVI-D to VGA adapter?

I am still trying to understand the difference in signals sent by different DVI ports. My graphics card has a DVI-I port (4pins) and my monitor has VGA. I bought an adapter and the adapter is for DVI-...
1
vote
3answers
266 views

Using 110-220v charger to charge laptop battery which says 14.8 v

I am sorry if this seems a silly question but I am worried about ruining my laptop. The battery of my laptop no longer worked. It was 14.6 V /2670 mAh. I had been charging this with 220v plug socket ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

HDMI to VGA adapter issue - signal keeps cutting out

Good morning. We have a rather annoying HDMI to VGA issue. Most of the school is still using VGA for projection, we would eventually like to go to HDMI but that it is going to be in a couple years at ...
0
votes
2answers
96 views

Can I use USB A to HDMI for monitor output?

The HDMI socket on my HP Envy 15 Notebook recently packed up. It would be unfeasible for me to replace the socket. Would it be possible for me to use a USB A to HDMI cable for monitor output? This ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Macbook Magsafe adapter vs external displays

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 15" and like last 1 month I also use two external displays, one is 22" Benq display connected to Macbook via HDMI and other one is 24" Dell display with 8K resolution ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

What kind of adapter do I need for these HDDs (picture)?

What kind of adapter do I need for these HDDs to plug them via USB? I removed these HDDs from an old PC.
0
votes
1answer
1k views

My HP laptop has 7A-125V powercord (3 prong) but all our wall outlets are 16A-250V (2 prong). I live in the Philippines

I’m so confused! Please bear with me. I’ve been googling since early this morning but nothing has really helped me. So, I bought a new laptop with 7A-125v powercord (3 prong). Whenever we buy ...

1
2 3 4 5
8