This product is End of Life (EOL) and is therefore not recommended for new designs. Existing customers should contact their local sales office for more information.

Kinetic Technologies recommends the MCDP5200 for all new designs.

DisplayPort 1.4a-to-HDMI 2.0b Converter


The MCDP2900 is an advanced DisplayPort1.4a-to-HDMI2.0b protocol converter targeted for TVs, Game consoles and other consumer equipment as well as for mobile PC, tablet accessory applications. This device is an active protocol converter with HDCP1.x/ HDCP2.x repeater supporting HDR video quality for deep color media content playback. This device is suitable for video sources such as BD players, Game consoles and STBs for streaming 4K HDR protected content over HDMI2.0b interface. It is also a seemly solution for AV sinks and branch devices such as TVs, Monitors, docking stations and dongles with DP input or USB Type-C input supporting DP Alt mode.

The MCDP2900 supports UHD video formats, resolutions as high as 4096x 2160 @ 60 Hz in RGB/YCbCr video color formats with a color depth of 16 bpc as long as it fits within the DP and HDMI link bandwidth. This device supports pixel encoding conversion from RGB or YCbCr444 to YCbCr422/420 function and therefore HDR video with deep color up to 12bpc at 4Kp60Hz is supported through the conversion of RGB/YCbCr444 over DP link with horizontal expansion to CEA timings to YCbCr420 on the HDMI TX output.

The MCDP2900 has higher level of security features such as encrypted on-chip key storage, secure firmware, secure boot and protected IOs. It is a low power device with enhanced ESD protection.


  • DisplayPort1.4a receiver up to HBR2
  • HDMI2.0b transmitter
  • Video stream handling 600MHz, 16bpp
  • Max video resolution 4K2k60Hz
  • RGB/YUV444 color space conversion
  • Chroma down sampling
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging
  • Stereoscopic 3D forwarding
  • Horizontal blanking expansion
  • SCDC read request handling
  • CEC tunnelling, snooping
  • Metadata handling-CEA info frame, HDR
  • HDCP1.x/2.x repeater
  • Advanced Security- Secure boot, FW
  • Power: 570mW active; 4mW standby
  • ESD: HBM ±6.5KV; CDM ±500V
  • 64 LFBGA (7mm x 7mm) package
  • 0ºC to +70ºC operating temperature range


  • Notebook, Tablet Accessories (USB Type-C dongles, docking stations)
  • TV, Signage, Game consoles, STB

Typical Application Diagram

Reference Designs

RD2-2900 DisplayPort 1.4a to HDMI 2.0b