The StarTech HDMI to DVI-D Video Cable Adapter, 8" in length, can help you create a bi-directional connection between your HDMI-capable devices. The convenient HDMI to DVI dongle allows for 8" in cable length. This helps to decrease the strain on connectors and prevents damage to the HDMI to DVI-D adapter. This feature also reduces the blocking of other ports that may be located nearby. Use this HDMI to DVI adapter cable to set up your home entertainment system exactly the way you want it.