Sewell Hammerhead VGA to HDMI Converter, 1080p
Sewell Part # SW-29831
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Convert any VGA signal with audio to HDMI with the Sewell Hammerhead (HDMI cable sold separately). This innovative new product is the smallest VGA to HDMI converter on the market. Don’t be fooled by the small size of the Sewell Hammerhead. This product packs a heavy punch, converting VGA to full 1080p resolution. The Hammerhead requires no additional power for standard definition displays and includes an optional power supply for high definition. The Hammerhead allows users to connect any computer that outputs VGA to any HDMI TV or display. With so much free content online to watch these days, you can now get it from your computer to your big screen HDMI TV with this simple converter.
Minimum Lag For Gaming
The Sewell Hammerhead is also a preferred adapter for those needing to connect gaming rigs to their HDTVs. With a 43 millisecond lag, this adapter is a great choice (anything under 50 milliseconds is undetectable by the human eye and inconsequential).
The Sewell Hammerhead VGA to HDMI Converter can convert analog PC (RGBHV) and audio to a digital HDMI format. Simply connect the analog HD-15 VGA output from the PC to the digital HDMI input of your HD ready television and enjoy stunning high definition video from your computer on your TV. The Hammerheads high bandwidth capability supports a wide range of PC and HDTV resolutions with no transmission loss.
The Hammerhead VGA to HDMI supports standard VESA VGA timing output and HDMI output up to 1920x1200@60Hz and provides advance signal and processing with precision colors. No external power adapter needed (supporting VGA port and internal power supply). The unit comes ready to use, requiring no software, simply plug and play.
Here is a quick run down of features on 6 PC to TV solutions on a convenient chart.
Sewell PC to TV
|STANDARD DEFINITION||HIGH DEFINITION|
|Product:||TVdeckVGA to RCA||PC to TVWireless||PC to HDTVVGA to RCA||HammerheadVGA to HDMI||MantaVGA to HDMI||HDdeckUSB to HDMI|
|AudioSupport?||YES||YES||Requires Cable(Included)||Requires Cable(Included)||YES||YES|
|Can Still UseCurrent Monitor?||YES||YES||YES||NO||NO||YES|
|SpecialFeatures||All in one cable for clean & easy setup||Also allows for local RCA or S-Video connection||Small in-line converter||Small size||USB Connection does not tie up existing video connection|
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Included in Box
- Sewell Hammerhead VGA to HDMI Converter
- VGA cable (8.5 in.) (Male to Female Extension)
- 3.5mm audio cable (5 ft.)
- USB power adapter (2.5 ft.)
- User manual
- NOTE: HDMI cable not included, sold separately
- 1 VGA Input
- 1 HDMI Output
- 1 Stereo AUDIO input (3.5mm mini stereo)
- 1 Mini USB port (Power)
Great for Gaming
- Video delay of about 43 milliseconds (0.043 seconds), anything under 50 milliseconds is undetectable by the human eye
- Will output the same resolution from your computer settings (as long as it's supported, see below for supported resolutions)
- Supported PC Resolutions (VGA):
- 640x480@60Hz, 640x480@72Hz, 640x480@75Hz, 640x480@85Hz
- 800x600@60Hz, 800x600@72Hz, 800x600@75Hz, 800x600@85Hz
- 1024x768@60Hz, 1024x768@70Hz, 1024x768@75Hz, 1024x768@85Hz
- 1280x768@60Hz, 1280x768@75Hz, 1280x768@85Hz
- 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x800@75Hz, 1280x800@85Hz
- 1280x1024@60Hz, 1280x1024@75Hz
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Loving it - 6/11/2012 7:17:17 AM
3 found this review helpful
Pros: This is a great product everything about it is great. From the ease of installation to the quality of the output performace. It truley converts VGA to HDMI and the digital sound quality is outstanding. IF You want to convert your old VGA signal to HDMI this is the way to go. In most cases it's cheaper than replaceing your PC PCI video card witch can be difficult to find and can be more expensive then this item, and much much more easier to install. Check this item out and I am sure you too will be just as pleased as I am.
Cons: What? Cons
Other: For those of you who thinks this item dosen't allows you to go full screen, you have to ajust your resolution on your computer display.
Hammerhead VGA to HDMI
Anonymous - 2/13/2012 6:21:20 AM
3 found this review helpful
Pros: Easy to use. Good video.
Cons: No audio, talked to your support staff and they were no help, polite but didn't have a clue and didn't care.
Other: Sewell Note: We are sorry that the customer service rep you spoke to wasn't helpful. We have since discovered there was a compatibility issue with the Hammerhead and some HDMI cables. It has been resolved with the latest batch. Please contact support for a replacement.
VGA to HDMI converter
N8SY - 3/20/2013 12:58:21 PM
2 found this review helpful
Pros: works great with excellent resolution
Cons: can't adjust the size of my work area so that I can view everything in the work area
Other: It would be nice to have the ability to adjust the picture size. I had to use the TV's sizing and it wasn't that great. One selection too small to read at a distance, the zoomed size too large and couldn't see/use the min / max / exit selections in the right corner..
Most recent reviews
Steve - 2/27/2015 5:23:37 AM
No external power source needed. Plug and play with no outage
Excellent hard to find item
jf - 1/14/2015 4:04:14 PM
I can now view all my pictures and videos in high def on my tv. Able to show off my pictures the way I intended to have them viewed. I can take it when I travel Hook any computer into any high def tv
Gene Berrier - 11/25/2014 11:20:35 AM
It does exactly what it was advertised to do. I purchased a Dell M6500 laptop which does not have an HDMI port; only VGA. I needed something just like the Hammerhead! Thanks, Sewell!
SM - 10/28/2014 7:56:06 AM
Easy plug and play converting HDMI to VGA. Works great for my need.
Tmc - 10/3/2014 12:10:22 AM
Product received extremely quick!! And best of all, it resolved my issue!!! Thank you Sewell - you guys ROCK!!
What is the amperage needed to externally power the Hammerhead? Can I connect it to an external usb AC charger?
That should work fine. It will need to be DC power (not AC), 5V and 500 mA.
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Will this work over long HDMI cables?
Yes. When powered properly, this unit will work over HDMI cables up to 50 feet in length
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