The HDDVIMF8IN HDMI to DVI Cable Adaptor features one HDMI male connector and one DVI-D female connector, which enables a bi-directional connection between HDMI-capable devices and DVI-D capable devices to overcome compatibility issues. The HDMI to DVI dongle offers 8-inches in cable length, which lessens strain on the connectors and prevents damage to the cable, while also reducing the potential of blocking other nearby ports. Designed and constructed to provide a dependable HDMI to DVI connection, this high quality cable is backed by StarTech.com's Lifetime Warranty. The 8-inch dongle format reduces the potential of blocking other available ports and removes strain from the HDMI/DVI connectors. Eliminates the need for multiple cables and clutter by providing bi-directional connectivity between HDMI-capable and DVI-D capable devices. Backed by StarTech.com lifetime warranty. Connect your HDMI laptop to a DVI monitor.