NOTE: Even though HDMI cables support Hot Plug Detection, improper usage might result in resetting / restarting both devices, or even may cause damage to the devices. Therefore, we do not suggest Hot Plug action for any HDMI cables. Please make sure both input and output devices are off when plugging or unplugging HDMI cables.High Performance Connection Between HDMI and DVI Components / Cables Makes Hookup Easy!HDMI, the hottest high-definition digital audio/video standard, is compatible with all digital video connection, DVI. So, if you've got DVI components (like DVD player, Cable box, HDTV tuner with DVI outputs) in your system and buy a new HDMI-capable component (like Plasma TV or projector), compatibility is guaranteed.This adapter makes it easy to enjoy the ultra-high definition video HDMI delivers with HDMI to DVI adapter.With an advantage design and construction that include corrosion-resistant silver-coated copper conductors for improved conductivity, the fastest and easiest way to "adapt" your HDMI and DVI cable and equipment is with.Bandwidth up to 5 Gigabytes per second. DVI single link Male to HDMI Female. Color: Black.Suggested Applications: HDMI-capable sources to existing DVI-capable displays and cables, or new HDMI-capable displays to DVI-capable sources.