Questions tagged [displays]

For questions about screens that are internally incorporated in a larger device (e.g., smartphones and e-readers). Use this tag to ask about hardware that will have a screen.

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Need a LVDS controller (with HDMI) for 1920x720 LCD display

I have a LCD panel with an uncommon resolution of 1920x720 (8:3 aspect). Now, I need a LVDS controller board to use it with a HDMI connection. Model Number: S123WU01 Basic specs Datasheet What ...
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Super ultrawide monitor + KVM. PC/Mac

I have the Dell U4919DW which has been a great monitor. While working with just two PC's it has a built in KVM which was easy to flip back and forth between. Going to two pc's + a mac I made it work, ...
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Does 1440p monitor has any significant advantage over 1080p for gaming and live streaming?

I'm trying to decide between 1080p and 1440p Montor to buy for gaming and streaming on online streaming platforms like twitch , YouTube etc. Does 1440p monitor have any significant advantage over ...
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Display/Monitor recommendations for the new MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro (2021 model) and looking to get an external monitor for it. I’m looking at probably a 27-34” screen size at 4K, as my previous monitor was an old 2012 ...
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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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How does one implement a secondary small display on the back of a tablet computer?

I have seen such a feature a few times: I would like to ask how that is done. Is such a small display something "off the shelf"? Thank you!
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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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Portrait Mode Display

looking for a display with the following basic spec Approx 10" Native portrait mode or detectable VGA Port No Touch Bezel less no buttons VESA Mount It's for a secondary display on a POS ...
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Rotating monitor for customers

Does anyone know of a good monitor that can be rotated easily for customers to see. I know we have all seen the tablets that rotate at POS systems. Is there one that someone would recommend that just ...
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Suggestion for a budget monitor

Yo there, nice to join this stack.!! I'm looking for a monitor to be used as a support one, when using many programs at the same time, use in different computers and finally to play movies while ...
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Connecting a Laptop and Desktop to 3 monitors

I have a laptop that has an HDMI input (just 1). I also have a desktop which has 3 DP and 1 HDMI. Currently, I'm using converters from DP to HDMI as my monitors have problems with DP for some reason. ...
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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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How called displays where the matrix and the frame are under common layer of glass?

Apple computers have such design: a common layer of glass above pixel area and the frame. Is there name for this?
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What manufacturers produce displays with no air holes?

Most budget computer displays (Under $200) on the market have ventilation holes on the back. Its hard to find a budget display with no ventilation holes, like smartphones are. Are there any monitors ...
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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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Video camera that outputs in HDMI in real time, 60 FPS, at least 720p, with zoom functionality

Is there a video camera that can output in HDMI real time 60 FPS, with a least a 720p resolution and with zoom functionality? I'd like to be able to easily display things on a larger HDMI screen with ...
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Do bluetooth syli work with any touchscreen?

I have a hanspree HT225HPB touchscreen monitor hooked up to my PC and I'm looking to start using it for digital art. As I understand it, it's not pressure-sensitive on its own, but is it possible to ...
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32" display with external power brick

I am looking for a display for office/programming use that needs to have these features: 31-32" resolution at least WQHD (2560×1440) resolution but 4K could be nice too IPS panel preferably ...
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I'm searching for a USB-C (not USB-A) switch. But does such a device even exist?

TL;DR : I'm trying to find a way to share a USB-C connection with at least 2 sources, like a switch or a KVM. But I only found USB-A switches so far. I'm struggling to find the appropriate hardware ...
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Android device (phone/tablet) that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct sunlight

I am looking for an Android device that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct bright sunlight. I have tried several high-end cell phones, and they are all challenging to read in bright ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting three screens to the same laptop wirelessly

Here's the thing I've got. There's a presentation going to happen in some restaurant. My boss wants to place some three screens (most probably some big LCD TVs) in different places of the big hall. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...