Questions tagged [displays]

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Isn't it a bad that Apple included HDMI port in the new Macbook Pro?

Isn't it a bad that Apple included HDMI port? Apple generally sets industry standards and by limiting ports to just USB-C, they pressure monitors/TV manufactures to adapt and utilize USB-C making USB-...
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Display for programmers?

I'm planning to buy a laptop. And I picked Dell Precision. As a programmer, I spend hours working on the laptop. I'm unable to select the display from the below options, I'm not aware of the terms ...
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Would love some laptop buying advice

I will start studying AI next week and I am having a really hard time figuring out which laptop to buy. There is so much choice and laptops with the same CPU, RAM and SSD storage very wildly in price. ...
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How to buy a replacement display for laptop?

I've got an Acer A515-51-517Y. The laptop developed horizontal cracks on the bezels (possibly because the hinges needed lubrication) and eventually the stress from opening the laptop caused the ...
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Which parameter is related to image stability/flickering in an LCD/LED display?

I am looking for an external LED display, and one the features I am looking for is "image stability" (probably an incorrect term). With this I mean an image that does not flicker, as similar ...
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Cable Recommendation, Games Stuck at 30 FPS on External Monitor ! Needs Advice

Hello Everyone I hope you are in the best of your health in this pandemic. I recently bought a gaming monitor for my work as well as for the little gaming that I do. I have connected my laptop to my ...
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3-Monitor/3 Comptuter Complex Setup Help

I'm trying to optimize my hardware setup in my home office, and I'd really like to have something like this setup: I'm not sure how to accomplish this, if it's even possible. All of the arrows show ...
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Cheap computers for teaching coding

I'm trying to set up a sort of community service project. I want to teach coding to people who otherwise wouldn't be able to learn to code because of financial constraints. I'm hoping to be able to ...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

Hi all I have the following question: I want a tablet for presentations on external monitors. Does the tablet need USBc 2 or higher USBc 3.x to make an adapter cable work from the tablets USBc to an ...
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Are there high resolution 4K LED laptop displays which can reduce their resolution to save power?

4K displays have a higher power consumption compared to normal 1980x1024 ones. Are there on the market any 4K displays that can dynamically reduce their resolution turning 4 pixels into one? E.g.: p1 ...
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Screen/computer for displaying dynamic digital art on a wall for a 10-week art show?

I programmed a simple animation that I want to display on a screen at an art show which lasts 10 weeks. I created it in JavaScript and hosted it on a website so it can be run in full screen in a ...
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Cheap windows Laptop for browsing Internet and utility

I am currently looking for a cheap windows laptop for browsing the internet, reading emails and some "basic" task, NOTHING FANCY. This laptop is not for myself, but actually for a person ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

I've seen a lot of "Wich laptop should I buy?" questions but noone fits my needs. I'm a web developer (situated in Italy) with actually no computer at home since mine power supply burned out ...
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Laptop with matte screen and non-widescreen aspect ratio

I am looking for laptop with taller screen (i.e. aspect ratio 3:2 or better (4:3, 5:4, whatever... just not 16:9 or 16:10), and matte screen. I found it especially tricky to look for laptops with ...
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Hardware set (machine) for Linux noob in 2020 [duplicate]

Should I go for old mac air or similarly priced laptops to run Linux as the sole OS on it? Longevity of the hardware is a concern and screen viewing should be very pleasant to the eyes (=for less eye ...
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Which dual monitor mount/arm to go over a 43" monitor

I'm using a 43" monitor (stands 62 centimetres tall off the desk) and want a dual monitor arm to go above it, but many brands are too short. What dual monitor arm/mount can lift the two screens ...
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Handwriting with a stylus pen on a touch screen for remote collaboration

I would like to buy the minimal hardware which would make me able to use collaborative whiteboard software, in order to handwrite formulas or draft some schemes with my colleagues remotely, as if we ...
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Small Touch Display Recommendation with RS485 Connectivity

A project needs a small touch display to control an alarm system in public buildings. requiring: Touch display (preferably resistive) RS485 connectivity (to enable the display to be a good distance ...
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USB switch for monitors

I have a notebook PC with 2 micro-USB Type C ports and no other video output, and a PC with DVI and HDMI. I have two other monitors, both of them have HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports, and if I recall ...
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Low resolution display for QR Codes

I am looking to build an application that needs to display a QR code, and I want to minimize the cost of it. I just need a preferably square display, capable of displaying a simple QR code with a ...
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Really cheap alternative to a projector? [monocolor]

I am currently working on something that requires video graphics to be displayed on something else. Currently the cheapest projector is around $100-$200. But I only need 30 fps and don't need color ...
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Thinkpad X250 to X260 back cover compatibility?

I have to fix a Thinkpad X250 back cover that's cracked. I have on hand a X260 back cover, but would have to order one for the X250. From various product pages I see hints that X240/X250 use the ...
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how to pick a lower brightness monitor

on my monitor now I'm on 0% brightness and during the day it's ok for me, but at night is much too bright, and I don't know at what specs to look at when buying a new monitor that will be able to get ...
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Laptop matrix parameters like wide color gamut, white variation, haze?

I am not sure I truly understand what these specs mean for a laptop LCD matrix: Wide color gamut White variation "Haze" 44% Which values are better when picking a screen?
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or GTX 1660 Ti for 144Hz display laptop?

I'm planning to buy a laptop for work (mainly simulations/scientific computing + general use). I found the following two models: Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH-PG0 and Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH. The specs ...
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How to know how much time a computer monitor has been on?

I'm thinking about buying a second monitor of the same model as my current main display (Asus MX279) and because it is now kind of old (I've bought mine in 2015) I have to buy it used. I've found ...
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BLE5.1(+) with on-board or snap-on display *with AoA and AoD*

So, I just found Papyr. Hardware Specifications Raytac MDBT50 module with Nordic nRF52840 BLE/802.15.4 SoC 1.54 inch 200x200 pixel red/black/white epaper display - GDEW0154Z04 CR2477 coin cell holder ...
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Tablet like smart screen without battery

For a home project I'm looking for a device which will only ever show a web page, mounted on a wall. I could buy a cheap tablet for that, but I don't like the idea of having a device connected to a ...
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Reflective LCD PC monitor?

It is generally advised not to watch screens before going to bed, as it interferes with the natural melatonin cycle. Therefore, I was hoping to find an e-ink monitor for my PC, just for text editing ...
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Seeking a "snap on" display for STM32

I would love to use the STM32WB, but it doesn't have a display. I am absolutely not a hardware guy. Does anyone now of a display for STM32 which just clips on? Soldering is beyond me :-) I am open ...
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Are there any budget programmable smart glasses for DIY projects?

I am looking for some smart glasses to do some college project but most of them are way too costly. These are my requirements, it should have a colored display. bluetooth/wifi connectivity camera ...
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8bit panels and hdr [closed]

I'm looking into buying an Asus pg65uq when it's available, but I noticed something strange - it claims to support HDR10 while at the same time only supporting 8bit color. Doesn't those two contradict ...
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Rack mounted server for x5 HDMI display screen

I am trying to spec a rack mountable server to power 5 large screens, each of which will use HDMI to connect to the server. The screens will be used in an IT Operations room and will be displaying ...
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Video board for 2k at 144Hz

i7 5820k Mother: x99A Display: C27J50 I currently have a rx470 and I still can't run the maximum refresh rate at that resolution Thanks
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Digital picture frame with 4k

I'm looking for a digital picture frame with 4k resolution. What I found are Samsung's "The Frame", but the smallest one is 43". Does anybody know about a 4k digital picture frame in the 20"-32" ...
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Projectors which update their display output in raster fashion

I am looking to buy a projector that updates its display in a raster scan fashion. I was told by someone that this projector, MP-CL1A mobile projector from Sony, does it. My question is how do I ...
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hdmi/dsi 5 inch oled capacitive touch screen

I am searching for an OLED display with a capacitive touch screen which I can use with my sbc. I am not 100% sure yet, but most likely I'll settle with the RPI Compute module, so DSI displays which ...
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Recommended GPU for watching movies on 4k or 1440p quad monitor setup

My goal is to obtain a productivity setup with quad (four) monitor setup that can handle 3 1440p monitors, and 1 4k monitor for movies (no gaming on that specific monitor). Would 1070ti be enough or ...
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Is 24'' QHD monitor good for programming? [closed]

I am looking to buy a 24inch QHD monitor for office work ( programming ) and general purpose use but not gaming . Would text be too small on a 24inch QHD Display ? Some people over internet has ...
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Please help me choose between this Dell 24.1" 16:10 display and this LG 29" 21:9 display

I have a Dell U2415 24.1" (16:10) display and I've very pleased with it, except this morning I found out one of the kids hit it with a pan and cracked its display panel. Now I need to buy a new ...
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Connecting 25+ bluetooth devices and 3+ displays

I want to set up a special training room in the gym I work for, but being mostly a software guy, hardware is sometimes a mystery to me. The idea is the following: have 3+ displays showing videos of ...
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USB dock or KVM switch?

I just got a new PC at work (HP Z2 with Win10 x64), but for legacy product support I need to maintain a legacy machine (Dell Optiplex 9010) with Windows 7 x64 and x86 as well. IT was having issues ...
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how to clean LED Anti-Glare Panel display? [closed]

I want to clean my ASUS 15.6" (16:9) LED backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC display. can anyone tell me the right way to do this. thanks.
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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?

Clarifying note: I'm looking for device types that aren't regular computer monitors (see this question if you're looking for a list of lightweight monitors), but could be used as such (e.g., pico ...
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QHD + 144Hz + G-Sync + HDR + IPS + 27“-32”?

Are you aware of some displays meeting requirements mentioned in title? I was looking for a long while but couldn't find anything. Most panels with all mentioned features are 4k or miss HDR. Could you ...
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24" external monitor will have crisper text than 27"?

I'm looking to get a second monitor for my 2018 27" iMac. The Dell P2715Q seems to be a common choice. It comes in 27" and 24" sizes. The first review on the Amazon site says that the 24" has ...
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How to mirror the image from a computer monitor to a screen matrix

Say I have twelve flat-screen TVs with HDMI ports that are physically arranged in a 3 by 4 matrix. What would I need to "mirror" an image from a laptop display (also with HDMI port) to that 3 by 4 ...
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 with external displays

A few months ago I invested in 3x 4K displays 3x(3840x2160). They have connectivity for HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 What might sound crazy is that I don't have a workstation to drive them, so currently ...
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13" Laptop with anti-glare display

In these days it is hard to find any laptop with an anti-glare display. Some ZenBooks have had them in 2016. Does anybody have a recommendation für a 13" laptop with 8th-gen core-processor and anti-...
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Such a thing as a "subtitle screen"?

We have an auditorium used for classes. The classes are given in English. We have several international students who speak English, but have trouble keeping up with the pace of a lecture in English. ...