Tech Tip Video Port on Surface RT vs. Surface Pro – Love My Surface

TheVideoPortsonSurfaceRTandSurfaceProarenotthesame!

IlearnedthehardwaythatthedisplayportsonthetwoSurfacetabletsarenotthesame?

Inretrospect,itwasrightthereinthetechnicalspecsbut,ImisseditwhenIplacedmyorder。

The?

RThas?

aMicroHDMIand?

theProhas?

aMiniDisplayport。

Theconnectionslotsaredifferentandsotheyarenotinterchangeable。

Don’tmakethesamemistakeIdidandorderthewrongoneforyourSurfaceRT?

Theportslookverysimilaratfirstglancebutoneissmallerthantheother。

So,tohelpyouout,Imadethefollowingtablealongwithsomeofthecables/adaptersItriedandfoundtoworkwell。