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Discussion in 'NEO N42C-4' started by ftejerinar, Feb 14, 2018.

  1. ftejerinar

    ftejerinar New Member

    I only get the HDMI output, the other two, USB-C and MINI-DP do not work, black screen.
    Is it necessary to make them work?
  2. FrancoisJ

    FrancoisJ New Member

    Mini DP works for me @ 4k@60fps. Haven’t try usb c.
  3. ftejerinar

    ftejerinar New Member

    Can you tell me what kind of cable you used?
  4. FrancoisJ

    FrancoisJ New Member

    I’m using the HDMI cable that's provided with the n42c-4 and an adapter. Plugable Active Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Adapter (Supports displays up to 4k / UHD / 3840x2160@60Hz) I bought it on Amazon
  5. MINIX - John

    MINIX - John MINIX Team Member Administrator

    Please provide more detail.

    How are you attempting to connect:

    Direct USB-C to USB-C connection?
    Direct MiniDP to MiniDP connection?

    Or are you using adapters? If so, what adapters/converters are you using?
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  6. ftejerinar

    ftejerinar New Member

    Direct MiniDP to HDMI connection

    amazon.com/gp/product/B0146N8BDO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  7. MINIX - John

    MINIX - John MINIX Team Member Administrator

    An active adapter is required to convert Mini DisplayPort output to HDMI/DVI output.

    It's the same as MINIX NEO Z83-4: http://www.minixforum.com/threads/active-mini-dp-to-hdmi-adapter.15618/

    This is mentioned in the product description, packaging and user guide for MINIX NEO N42C-4.