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Desire micro USB to VGA projector? Possible?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by menilmulch, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. menilmulch

    menilmulch Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi all, I know something like this has already been discussed here, but I was wondering if in my case there was a possibility ;)

    I'm tired of lugging my huge 20 ton laptop around from place to place, when making video presentations. I thought of buying a netbook or something, but then thought, hey! maybe a cable exists to let me play video straight from my Desire to one of the many projectors I use at companies and schools. Most take VGA cables, and one or two take USB; any thoughts? Possibilites?
    Thanks in advance :)
     

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  2. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User

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  3. menilmulch

    menilmulch Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Harry2, that's a sweet idea, thanks a ton! I think I'm going to go that route.
    And thanks for the link, too, BTW
     
  4. wuthton

    wuthton Android Enthusiast

    Couldn't you mount as a disk drive directly to the projector's usb?

    Please let me know if you have any success, I would be very interested.
     
  5. menilmulch

    menilmulch Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I probably could, to the couple projectors I use that have USB ports; I'll try that tomorrow (but I'm taking my dinosaur of a Vostro 1500, too, just in case!) But the problem is that most of the projectors I'm using just have VGA ports, no USB.
    Thanks for the input, I'll keep y'all updated :p
     
  6. greenlm

    greenlm Lurker

    I think say thank you
     
  7. cloudlio

    cloudlio Lurker

  8. skinlio

    skinlio Lurker

    This is a media player?Unlike ah
     
  9. popipl

    popipl Lurker

    This stuff really is cheap also
     
  10. popopk

    popopk Lurker

  11. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User


    An outdated link ;)
    Google for "media player vga".

    Harry
     
  12. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User


    The original link went to a site with Western Digital media players.
    WD had a media player with USB in and VGA out.

    I had just a look: Now the player has a HDMI out :(

    Harry
     
  13. dollydz

    dollydz Lurker

    m new to this and have an asus tablet droid just wanted to know if there is an app i could use to display my pp presentation on the wall since there is a camera on both sides? thanks in advance for u r help.
     
  14. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User

    No, you can't use a cam for a projector's task.

    Harry
     
  15. nerdmastax

    nerdmastax Well-Known Member

    yall gtfo i got dis... hey op you want vga, get an mhl compatible phone and grab dis shiznit. Micro usb to vga mhl adapter

    oh and i know its dead, but if people search in the future like i did they will find the awnser in 1 more place now.
     
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