Jul 242012
Neewer HDMI to VGA Adaptor warning

Several people, including me, have bought these… Neewer Black HDMI Input To VGA Adapter Converter For PC Laptop from Amazon and other places. I bought one to use in the school where I teach ICT 1/2 day per week and have only briefly tested it at home. Unfortunately it has come to light in the forums that these adaptors can be harmful to your Raspberry Pi hardware (click here). At least one person has reported that using one of these adaptors caused diode D1 to burn out. Subsequently it turns out that this Neewer device […more…]