i-tec USB-C VGA Cable Adapter 1080p / 60 Hz 150cm
Expand your desktop to external VGA monitor via new USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 connector. This cable adapter supports the transfer up to 1080P, resolution up to 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The cable adapter is suitable for use with all notebooks equipped with a USB-C connector which supports video transfer (DisplayPort alt Mode) or with a Thunderbolt 3 connector (including Apple MacBook 2015 or Apple MacBook Pro 2016 and later). The USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 connectors have many benefits. They are smaller and symmetrical, which makes them easy to connect because you do not have to care about connector orientation.
The cable adapter is the excellent choice for designers, graphic designers, gamers, and other users working with more than one screen simultaneously. Using the “Extend” and “Mirror” modes you can work for example with applications on two monitors (e.g., wide spreadsheets), or you can work on the first screen and search for information on the Internet on the second screen, you can compare several documents simultaneously without constant switching among the open windows, you can display panoramic images on two screens without the need to have another computer etc.
Using is very simple, just plug the cable adapter into the USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port on your computer, connect it with a display device via Display Port connector and you can immediately start using. Driver installation is automatic from the system.
Please make sure to check a compatibility of your device, whether it meets all the requirements for an operation of the specific i-tec product, especially video output (Display Port Alt mode). If your device would not be fully compatible, your new i-tec product may not operate correctly. You may find the specifications your device (i.e. USB port), in a user manual supplied with your notebook/tablet/smartphone, or – alternatively – via customer service provided by a manufacturer of your device. If still uncertain, however, contact our service at email@example.com.
In case of any problems with installation, technical difficulties or faulty functionality of device find the possible solution in FAQ bookmark first.
Long product description: i-tec USB-C to VGA cable adapter, 1x VGA 1080p / 60 Hz, compatible with Thunderbolt 3 for Windows OS, Mac OS
Where to Buy
- 1x integrated USB-C cable for connecting to the host device (150cm)
- Video connector:
- 1x VGA
- Supported Resolutions:
- 1 monitor – 1x VGA → up to 1920×1080/60 Hz
- OS: Windows 10, macOS X, Android, Chrome OS Google with the latest updates
- Product dimensions: 33 x 14 x 1500 mm
- Product weight: 94 g
- Package dimensions: 180 x 250 x 14 mm
- Package weight: 114 g
- Device with an available USB-C or Thunderbolt™3 port
Video output requirements:
- Device with an available USB-C port with “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” support or with Thunderbolt™3 port
- Windows 10, macOS X, Android, Chrome OS Google with the latest updates
Question: When I close the laptop lid, the laptop turns off. Is it possible to prevent it?
- Windows has a special setting which controls what the laptop should do in case of closing the lid. This setting needs to be changed. Right-click the Start button and select Power options. From the options on the right, select Other power settings. A new window opens, and here from the left menu, select Choose what closing the lid does / When I Close the Lid and select Do nothing.
- In macOS there are 4 conditions to be met to avoid turning off the MacBook. The MacBook needs to be connected to the power supply, an external keyboard, mouse, and monitor must be connected. Then you can close the MacBook lid and work with an external monitor only.
Question: Can the monitor connected via the docking station use the graphics technology from nVidia/AMD/Intel? E.g. G-sync, or FreeSync.
Answer: The docking station cannot use the graphics technologies from nVidia/AMD/Intel.
Question: Is it possible to set the frame rate to 120 Hz (144 Hz etc.) with the docking station / video adapter?
Answer: This is not possible. The docking station can handle maximum 60 Hz.
Question: Is it possible to connect a touchscreen monitor?
Answer: This is possible, but in this case i-tec Technologies cannot provide technical support because it is the technology of the monitor manufacturer.
Question The external monitor will not wake up after waking up my laptop.
Answer Try changing the monitor’s input setting from AUTO to a fixed monitor input.
If, after a long time, the automatic search for the active port does not find any input,
then the monitor may sleep so that it fails to respond to the signal from the docking station port.
Question: What are the requirements for the primary graphics cards for use with graphics chipsets in i-tec graphics adapters and docking stations?
Answer: The graphics chipsets in i-tec products are secondary (additional) graphics cards in a PC.
They need a primary graphic card installed for their functionality.
Note for Windows 10 and later: In these operating systems, the graphics driver only works depending on the primary graphics cards: Intel, NVidia, ATI/AMD, VIA. It can’t work with SiS or Matrox graphic cards.
Question: I have your device and the image transfer does not work.
Answer: Your device must meet system requirements, especially DP Alt. Mode support on the USB-C port. If you are not sure about DP Alt. Mode support on your device, please contact your device manufacturer or our technical support: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Question: The image on the screen connected via the docking station flashes.
Answer: If you experience this issue, you may only have an improper setting of the monitor refresh rate. If you have setting of 59 Hz, please set to 60 Hz.
Question: Can I use this docking station/video adapter also via the Thunderbolt3 port?
Answer: Yes, the USB-C docking station/graphics adapter can also be used via the Thunderbolt3 port.
Only the Power Delivery may not work, but it depends on the TB3 features of your laptop.
Question: May I use this device in Linux?
Response: Yes, the docking station supports Linux. Please make sure that your distribution is up to date. The docking station uses drivers, which are a part of the OS – the drivers should already be integrated in all current distributions. Unfortunately, because of the large volume of distributions it is not possible to test all of them.
If you aren’t certain, please contact our technical support staff: email@example.com