HDMI over USB-Type C cable | USB-C to HDMI Converter
This page covers HDMI over USB-Type C cable i.e. it provides USB-C cable which output HDMI format. Using this interface smart devices viz. tablet, smartphone, laptop can be interfaced with displays of various types.
HDMI | High Definition Multimedia Interface
The figure-1 depicts application of HDMI to USB converter.
Following are the features of HDMI connector interface type.
• Supports compressed or uncompressed all digital audio as well as uncompressed video interface.
• Supports audio formats viz. DTS, Dolby etc.
• Supports video formats 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 480p etc.
• Supports NTPC, PAL standards
• Allows 8 channels uncompressed audio of different sample sizes 16 bit/ 20 bit/ 24bit with various sampling rates from 32 KHz to 192 KHz.
As shown in fig-1 it connects HDMI supported source devices such as PC monitor, projector, TV monitor and other digital audio devices with USB type-c compliant devices such as laptops, smartphones, desktops, tablets etc.
HDMI Pin Diagram and description
The figure-2 depicts HDMI connector of Type-A. The table-1 below mentions pin designations of this HDMI connector Type-A (width: 13.9 mm, Height: 4.45 mm ). There are other types of HDMI connectors which include type C (width: 10.42 mm, Height: 2.42 mm) and type D (Width: 6.4 mm, Height: 2.8 mm).
|1||TMDS Data 2+|
|2||TMDS DATA 2 Shield|
|3||TMDS Data 2-|
|4||TMDS Data 1+|
|5||TMDS Data 1 Shield|
|6||TMDS Data 1-|
|7||TMDS Data 0+|
|8||TMDS Data 0 Shield|
|9||TMDS Data 0-|
|11||TMDS Clock Shield|
|19||Hot Plug Detect|
In the table, TMDS stands for Transition Minimized Differential Signaling. This technology is used for high speed serial data communication. It uses 8b/10b encoding technique.
USB Type-C Plug pin diagram
Figure-3 depicts USB Type-C Plug pins.
Refer USB Type-C interface for more information on USB Type-C interface.