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.

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PCIe to pci 2.2 card [closed]

I'm have an old PCI card I Must connect to my new computer. The new computer motherBoard doesn't have a PCI slot. I checked and the existing PCI card is 2.2 Wil such an adapter do the job? https://...
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ethernet only workes when plugged in with a USB adapter, otherwise getting blocked by a proxy

So I was surfing the web with my Lenovo L340 laptop in my college dorm (No Wifi, ethernet connection only) on Google Chrome and suddenly I got blocked from accessing any website (got a message from ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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'...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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/...
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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?
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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Dual monitor adapter compatibility for laptop

I bought a ICZI USB-C to HDMI + VGA adapter for my HP Sprectre x360 Model 13-ap0xxx, but the system does not detect the adapter. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. The USB-C to HDMI display adapter that came ...
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What are differences between VBoxVGA, VMSVGA and VBoxSVGA in VirtualBox?

VirtualBox 6.0 provides a new setting called Graphics Controller. There are four options to choose from: None VBoxVGA VMSVGA VBoxSVGA In the user manual I have found this information: Graphics ...
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Is it technically impossible for an SD card adapter to degrade performance under any condition?

This question is an off-shoot of Will there be a performance degradation when using a SD card with an adapter for a camera. That question asked whether using a microSD to SD adapter would degrade ...
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Will there be a performance degradation when using a SD card with an adapter for a camera [closed]

I am going to buy this camera with a 128 GB SD card. I would like to buy a Micro SD card instead of a full SD card as I can use the micro SD card with my phone to view the photos taken by the camera. ...
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Can't convert HDMI to DisplayPort - root cause?

I have a DisplayPort based monitor, and a laptop with a DP out. I recently got a second laptop with HDMI out, and went looking for a HDMI -> DP converter. I was very surprised to find that such a ...
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MacBook Pro (Early 2011) to USB 3.0

Here is my problem: A) Goal Connecting a MacBook Pro 13'', Early 2011 (MacBookPro8,1) to a Laptop Docking Station (Sabrent DS-RICA) via USB 3.0. B) Situation/Setup Said docking station only ...
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Router or adapter MAC address visible with javascript?

I would like to know when a site uses javascript is the MAC address of the specific router being used or that of the computer's adapter visible, which one?
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Mini DisplayPort to USB 3.0? Is it possible?

I think not. But maybe yes... Is it possible to make USB port from mini displayport in laptop by adapter or something? I know it is possible in reverse, but is it possible this way? I have mini ...
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How to connect a USB to SCSI-2 adapter to a SCSI-1 50 Pin Centronics Tape Drive?

I currently have a tape drive that looks like: where the right side is a SCSI-1 50 Pin interface. I have at my disposal a few USB to SCSI-2 adapters, such as the iomega scsi to usb adapter, and the ...
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Cannot set speed of USB adapter

SO, I have a USB 3 to Gigabit Ethernet adapter, When I try to change speed and duplex of this interface ethtool -s eth1 speed 1000 duplex full autoneg on I get: Cannot get current device settings:...
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USB keyboard and USB-to-PS/2 adapter scancode

I have configuration like this: USB keyboard ---> USB-to-PS/2 adapter ---> PS/2 port.Below is the image of the adapter. USB-to-PS/2 adapter My question is which scancode will be produced at the end ...

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