Diamond Multimedia BVU195 USB 2.0 to VGA/DVI / HDMI Video Graphics Adapter up to 2048×1152 / 1920×1080 (BVU195)


  • Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, MAC OS Dual Display 10.13.3, 10.14, MAC OS Single Display 10.13.4, 10.13.5, 10.13.6, Linux Ubuntu 17.10, 17.04,16.04, 14.04, Android 5.0 and later and Chrome OS
  • 1080p output picture resolution
  • Supported Windows Aero mode
  • Stand-alone device
  • Fully USB 2.0 bus powered
  • Compatible with all flat panel monitors
  • Compatible with all CRT monitors, up to 2048×1152 resolution
  • Standard and wide-screen ratio aspects
  • High-definition displays

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Expand Your View with the Diamond Multi-Display Adapters
When it comes to setting up your workstation, there are a few options. One of these would be to create a working atmosphere where ideas are inspired, where talent grows and where productivity increases. The Diamond BVU Video Adapter is the perfect solution for multi-tasking. These adapters make it easy for you to expand your view by having access to much more work-related content than ever before. Need extra monitor real-estate? The Diamond BVU Adapters let you spread out your on-screen content across multiple monitors effortlessly. With added monitors, your productivity level will soar and standards for work practices will be set at an all-time high.

DisplayLink™ Plug and DisplayTM Technology
Featuring DisplayLinkTM Plug and DisplayTM technology, the Diamond BVU adapters allow you to connect to additional displays to your PC, laptop or even your Android-based tablet or smartphone*. They provide a single solution for connecting multiple displays to any PC or Mac platform, making them highly interactive with ultra-low latency and support for the highest mainstream displays.

Benefits of Multi-Display Workstations
Multi-tasking just becomes second nature when you’ve got 2 or more screens side-by-side. Having multiple applications open simultaneously can have a real impact on processing information more quickly and accurately. Have spreadsheets displayed on one monitor and research sites, news and stock market data on another.

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Universal Display Capabilities
USB to HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports are all featured on Diamond BVU Adapters so that any computer or device can easily connect to any monitor without the need for special cables.

Uncompromised Performance and Efficiency

With the Diamond BVU adapters, you can expand your laptop’s visual experience by adding 2, 3 or up to 6** displays, in minutes. Add multiple displays to your PC/laptop/tablet without the hassle of opening your desktop case and adding costly discrete graphics cards. All of the Diamond BVU Adapters are completely USB powered, so no additional power requirements are necessary and they consume 80% less PC power than internal discrete graphics cards.

* A USB OTG cable is required to connect to an Android tablet or smartphone. Is not compatible with iOS devices. Works with Android device (tablet or phone) running OS version Lollipop or later (5.0 or later). USB Host Mode enabled on the Android device is required. If the device is USB bus powered, you may have to attach it to an externally powered USB hub first, as the Android device might not be able to provide enough power. ** Each Display requires an additional BVU adapter (maximum 6 per system).


  • Fully integrated into Windows XP™, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and MAC OSX
  • 1080p output picture resolution
  • Supported Windows Aero mode
  • Stand-alone device
  • Fully USB 2.0 bus powered
  • Compatible with all flat panel monitors
  • Compatible with all CRT monitors, up to 2048×1152 resolution
  • Standard and wide-screen ratio aspects
  • High-definition displays
  • Easy plug and play installation
  • Mirror or extend in any direction
  • Supports up to six displays 1 display per device. Maximum 6 devices per system
  • 80% less power than a dual-head video card

System Requirements

Operating System: WIN 10, WIN 8 , WIN 7 32 , WIN 7 64, WIN VISTA 32 , WIN VISTA 64, WIN XP, WIN 2000 , MCE, MAC OS X
System CPU: PC with 1.2 GHz or higher processor or Macintosh supporting Intel-Mac
CPU Speed: 1.2 GHz or higher
System Memory: 512MB
Power Supply Instructions: One available USB 2.0 port MAC drivers available by download only http://www.displaylink.com/support/mac_downloads.html
Hard Disk Space: 30MB
BUS: USB 2.0
Monitor: Digital flat-panel (DFP) displays or DVI-I Compatible or digital CRT display or High-resolution VGA monitor

Package Contents
BVU195 HD USB External Display Adapter
Quick Start Guide
Diamond Warranty Card
USB Extension Cable

Support & Downloads



For latest Drivers for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Chrome OS CLICK HERE


Diamond Multimedia BVU195 Setup SheetOS: Windows 10, Windows 8* (32 & 64 bit), Windows 7* (32 & 64 bit),
Windows Vista* (32 & 64 bit),  Windows XP* (32bit), Windows 8.1* (32 & 64 bit),
Mavericks 10.9, Mountain Lion 10.8, Lion 10.7, Snow Leopard 10.6

Displaylink Compatibility Check Tool


Chrome OS Support

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB graphics technology, today announced its docking stations and adapters work with Chrome OS Release 51 onwards.  A demonstration of the native plug-and-display™ capability will be shown at Interop 2016, Las Vegas showcasing the latest Chromebooks from industry leaders such as Dell and HP. For a demo, visit the DisplayLink booth at Interop Las Vegas Expo, between May 4th and May 5th.
ChromeOS is the first Operating System to offer native support for multi-screen productivity with DisplayLink.  Docking connectivity in business and education couldn’t be easier.  DisplayLink enabled docks can be deployed for ChromeOS, Windows, and MacOS devices enabling hot-desking and hoteling in schools and businesses.  Plug it in and it just works just reached a whole new level of simplicity.

R51 is now available from Google on the Chrome OS beta channel. Information on how to switch to the beta channel to try DisplayLink on Chrome OS is available here. This provides full support for video, audio and Ethernet on DisplayLink enabled docking stations and adapters.

Supported Devices

The following Chromebooks are supported with DisplayLink enabled devices from R51:

  • Dell Chromebook 13
  • HP Chromebook 11 G4
  • Toshiba Chromebook 2
  • Acer Chromebook C740

DisplayLink is extending support all Chromebooks through future Chrome OS releases.


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