Like most of my reviews, I'm not going to rehash the details that other reviews have already mentioned. I'm just going to jump into What's Good and What's not so good. Let's go.
+ Extremely well built with metal casing, braided cable and good materials
+ Durability has been great, I keep this in my projector kit that takes a beating while traveling in my backpack to countless business meetings and client meetings. The metal case and bendable braided cable are worth their cost for knowing it'll work even after being abused in my pack.
+ My work laptop and portable projector work perfectly with this, every time.
+ I'm currently using this on a ChromeBox at home driving an older Samsung monitor with VGA. This setup has worked perfectly as well.
+ No heat built up in the adapter even with prolonged use, not sure if that's an issue with VGA - but I've had HDMI adapters heat up with extended use.
+ Compact and easily portable
+ The cloth carry bag helps keep the adapter from getting scuffed up in my computer bag.
+ Tested and worked well with a Windows PC, Windows Laptop, Chromebook, and ChromeBox - with a portable projector, LG & Samsung Monitors and a massive wall mounted signage display. All good, all worked.
What's not do good:
- Very little!
- I had an interesting time when using this with my home Win10 box and an LG monitor. When I plugged the monitor into my Win10 box directly, windows correctly listed the supported resolutions from my monitor. When I plugged that same monitor into this machine using this VGA adapter (to run dual monitors), it listed not only the supported resolutions but unsupported resolutions also. I tried selecting some of them and the monitor became unreadable; flickering, a sync error, etc. When I selected the supported resolutions by the monitor, it worked perfectly. I'm not sure why the additional resolution options were presented, is it this adapter? or a windows driver thing? I have no idea, so I mention it here. Note however, it does work perfectly when I select the supported resolutions so it's a minor issue at best.
- I wish the cable was either longer, or removable (so I could connect a longer one if needed). Again, this is minor.
So, no real issues, very well made... what's not to like? Well, nothing really. I'm very happy with this adapter. I've had good luck with UNI accessories (I've had one UNI product fail, maybe a lemon, but others have been excellent). I'd definitely recommend this adapter, most are plastic and cheaply made, look cheap and are. This is well made, looks good and respectable when I use it at business meetings and has held up just being thrown in my computer bag without any protection besides its cloth bag. Highly recommended.