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Mirror or Extend your Workspace or Video Output to a Second Monitor, Projector or HDTV
Kanex mLinq High-Definition USB to HDMI Adapter
Kanex mLinq High-Definition USB to HDMI Adapter
Kanex mLinq High-Definition USB to HDMI Adapter
Item# 88904
Price: $99.00
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  • USB to HDMI conversion for video and audio
  • Ideal for legacy Macs (2006-2009 models) that does not include a Mini DisplayPort connector
  • Compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP
  • It will only work if you're Mac is running an Intel-based processor

Essential Info

The Kanex mLinq is a premium grade USB to HDMI Audio Video adapter designed to enable a simple and cost effective way for extending and connecting your Mac to a second or third display in high-definition. Mac users can now utilize up to three displays showing stunning content from; the notebook screen, a second display via the Mini DisplayPort to your Apple LED Cinema Display and the third from the USB port to your HDTV.

What's Included

  • 1x - Kanex mLinq High-Definition USB to HDMI Adapter
  • More Info

    Have a Blast with your Past Macs
    For legacy Macs (2006-2009 models) that does not include a Mini DisplayPort connector, our mLinq is a perfect solution allowing you to connect to any HDMI enabled external display such as an HD projector, monitor or an HDTV. So, unleash your desktop applications by extending your legacy Mac onto a newer display for extra workspace, viewing photos and more!

    3rd Display for your Mac
    Ever wonder how to hook up a 3rd display to your Mac? Well, it's simple! Just connect the mLinq to your existing USB port and create a panoramic workspace by viewing your desktop across multiple displays without sacrificing continuity.

    Quick and Simple
    Set-up is a breeze for those who have plugged a USB cable or any other USB peripherals before. The mLinq needs a one-time software installation, then plug and play. Even hot swap with ease, with no need for hardware updates.

    Powered from Within
    Don't bother with cumbersome power supplies that take up space. The mLinq is powered via USB. With a built-in LED light, the adapter will conveniently communicate to you when it's on and working.


    Manufacturer Product No.mLinq
    Signal Inputs/OutputsUSB (x1) / HDMI (x1)
    Operating FrequencyVertical Frequency Rate - 50/60Hz; Video Amplifier Bandwidth Max - 1.65Gbps/165MHz
    Resolutions (HDTV)480i, 576i, 1080i, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p, 1920x1080, 1600x1200 (desktop display)
    Power RequirementsNo external power source needed. Maximum power consumption via USB (1.65W)
    Compatible with
  • Mac OS X* - Snow Leopard 10.6.2, Leopard 10.5.8, Tiger 10.4.11 or Later - *Mac (Intel-based only)
  • Windows - Windows 7 (32/64bit), Windows Vista (32/64bit), Windows XP (32bit)
  • Manufacturer WarrantyLimited 1-Year Parts & Labor

    Important notes:
    Smarthome does not accept any returns for this product. If defective, you will need to contact the manufacturer directly for all warranty issues.
    Manufacturer contact information: Apogee Inc, Tel: (888) 644-4149 Ext 118



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