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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Touchscreen technologies for outdoor use

First of all - I must say that I am not a hardware expert, I am just a simple programmer, and I also not sure this is the right place for this question (but title of site suggest it might be). I ...
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Which products have a large E Ink Carta display?

The E Ink Carta is the electronic paper display used in the Amazon Kindle Voyage and latest generation Kindle Paperwhite ebook readers. It has 300ppi resolution, a very good contrast ratio and ...
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Laptops with adjustable screens (Popular designs are not proper to human anatomy)

When I look at my laptop's screen I feel that my backbone is not straight. And, sometimes I feel neck pain. If I move down my chair (or put the laptop higher) then I have sore arms and shoulders. None ...
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Tactile “ridge-forming” tabletop displays?

Is there a tactile tabletop flat square ridge-forming display that would, upon receiving input from a computer, display the shape of a character or ideogram from an alphabet thus allowing a blind ...
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A good alternative for a Dell 5558

I'm looking for a replacement for an aging 15.6" Dell laptop, and as I had a good experience with it, I try to remain loyal to Dell. The Dell laptop which fits my requirements the best would be a Dell ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I bought several inexpensive new 7″ and 10″ Android tablets from different manufacturers. The screens on all of them are quite poor. You have to look at them at just the right angle to get a ...
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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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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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Choosing IPS screen for laptop [closed]

This question might seem weird at first, but I do mean it. I want to buy a good IPS screen for my laptop. This is not about price or compatibility, but about quality. I want to buy just screen, not ...
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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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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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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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Tablet for using as a digital frame

I was willing to buy a digital frame for my photos but, after some research and seeing the prices, I'm starting to think that a tablet under 100 USD should perform much better than the digital frames ...
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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. ...
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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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Should I choose a TV over a monitor?

Advice needed please to help me choose a large (43") 4K display for coding and office work. There will be the occasional casusal gaming (PS4) and bluray movies, but 80% of the time I will be coding in ...
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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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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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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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Inexpensive flat device with A4 or similar screen

My wife is a classical musician and is tired of managing stacks of music scores on paper. She would like an electronic device that she could place on the stand at the piano or organ and have it ...
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Where do I get a NEWLY manufatured computer terminal device?

I have a lot of old motherboards that I want to use for different projects and I've run into a major problem too many times now: every board has at least 1 serial port but rarely even the old VGA port....
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see-through screen to replace foils for checking printed materials?

I sometimes prepare/print a large number of foils for use in checking printed materials. The foils are overlaid over the printed materials to check that the design is identical. Being able to replace ...
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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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LVDS for ASUS H310T R2.0

I bought an Asus Prime H310T R2.0 (specs) (manual) Mini-ITX motherboard. 1) What 17" displays are compatible with it? 2) Is an N173GE-L11 display compatible with it? 3) Anybody use this ...
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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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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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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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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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Which matte or very low glare large size (30“/35”) monitor?

I'm looking for a new monitor for my workstation. Unluckily, in my office the lighting is a bit weird, generating a lot of reflections, so I'd like a real-matte monitor like they used to make some ...
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What are some high brightness monitors?

I've been trying to find and purchase a monitor that has more than 500 nits, but that seems to be about where normal monitors top out at. I've looked a little bit at outdoor monitors and displays, but ...
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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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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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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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BLE5.1(+) with on-board or snap-on display

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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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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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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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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Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports?

Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports? A quick Google search for this does not turn up many results. I found that many people have said that HDMI is the standard for ...
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UHD+ Touchscreen for Content Creation

For arguments sake there is no upper bound on my budget, but the lower the better, clearly. I am looking for a touchscreen display of 30 inches or greater that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 or ...
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E-Reader for PDF files optimized for printing

I am looking for an E-Reader for reading scientific articles. The main difficulty I see here is, that most E-Readers seem to be optimzed for viewing scalable ePub files. However I need a device which ...
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What tempered glass will cover the Moto X Play fully?

I have shopped all over Chennai, India and the most popular online shopping portals in India, but I am not able to find a tempered glass for Moto X Play which covers the complete display. All the ...
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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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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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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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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?