Questions tagged [monitors]

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Large 8K and 6K resolution monitors or TVs for use as a desktop PC monitor

I'm looking, ideally, for a monitor or a similarly high quality and low latency TV with 8k resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio (7680x4320), or less preferably, but probably more realistic in the coming ...
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Portable Monitors bigger than 15 inch

I`m searching for portable monitors bigger than 15 inch. When I enter this to Amazon or Google Shopping, the monitors shown are not really portable or too small: They are thick. I don't want to use it ...
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Screen / monitor splitter / dual monitor on a laptop with only Type-c

I have an HP-envy that is very minimalist ports-wise. Basically it has two USB3 and a type-c ( and an SD-card slot ) - but the question is more general and not only specific to this machine. What are ...
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Large monitor for two notebooks (WinPC and Macbook Pro)

I have two notebooks, one is Win10 PC (HDMI), second is Macbook Pro 15 Retina 2015 (HDMI, and two Thunderbolt 2's port). Please recommend: one big monitor (30", 32" or biggest) with the ...
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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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Is there a LCD Control Board Available for this display or an adaptor to connect to a Raspberry Pi?

I got this LCD Display out of a digital advert that was given away for free in a UK newspaper, I can not remember which nespaper, around Christmas time displaying a Christmas advert and wondered if I ...
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32" curved 4K (UHD) IPS monitor with adjustable stand

I've been through all twenty pages of Amazon search results for this query (70% of them wrong, but that's another matter), and haven't found ANY monitor like this. I can live without USB-C, and I don'...
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RGB bias lighting with HDMI passthru for ultrawide monitor

I'm looking into bias lighting for behind my monitor. I would prefer a device that has HDMI passthru since I plug in a few different devices (laptop, Nintendo Switch, etc.). The monitor is 2560x1080. ...
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Programming monitor that eliminates glares

I work in the corner of a sunny office, with four large windows close behind me. Normally it's fine but sometimes, depending on the sun's position, unpleasant glare is visible on my screen (see photo ...
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Conference and metrics monitor with stand

I have a small meeting room and want to add a conference monitor to it. To prepare it for dual use, I want to have it on a stand, so I can move it to my working room using it as a dashboard for system ...
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Is laptop/desktop monitor screen a 2d array? [closed]

An image is a 2d array with each point denoting a color combination of basic RGB (one pixel, basically). So, when it is displayed or relayed to laptop/desktop monitor, how does it work? Is the monitor ...
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1440p 144hz flat screen gaming monitor recommendation

I want to build a gaming system to play FPS, Racing and VR games at 1440p 144hz. I need a 27" or 28" monitor recommendation that is a flat-screen, but no bigger as the monitors would stick off of the ...
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external touch pad/board for non-touch laptop

I know that there are tablets and also some laptops/notebooks for which they have touch screen. Now my question is that: are there any cheap external touching pad or board (for instance 15-inch or ...
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What are good mounts (tripods, desk arm) capable of holding 2018 12.9inch iPad Pro?

I have been looking for this like crazy but all items I find are not guaranteeing support for the 2018 iPad Pro size 12.9in. I am looking for two things: a regular stand (I will use the iPad as a ...
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How to rotate a monitor?

I have three screens connected to my PC and I want to rotate one of them so that it's vertical. I'm not talking about rotating the image; I know I can do that in Display Preferences. I am talking ...
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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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Tool to reuse old laptop screen as a monitor

My old laptop is now out of service, but it had a very nice FHD screen that works with this cable, while I'm missing a second monitor for myself. I've seen this post and was wondering if there was ...
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Monitor with USB Hub for two computers [duplicate]

I started working from home, and would like to have a convenient way to connect my work laptop to my desktop setup. That is a mouse, keyboard and one monitor. Preferably I would just need to plugin a ...
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How to connect USB peripheries to USB Hub on monitor and desktop PC without unplugging?

I have a USB-C screen (Lenovo ThinkVision P27H) which I want to connect my laptop to, so that I just need one wire for charging and video. The screen also features a USB hub, which is why I would like ...
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What is a good and affordable 27" 1080p and 144 Hz monitor that the given specs?

Computer Specs Monitor: LG 23" WX235V Processor: Intel i3-9100F GPU: Radeon RX570 Ram: 16gb Storage: Samsung EVO 970 500gb M.2 Nvme I am mainly going to play Player unknown's battleground (PUBG)...
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Mini Displayport out to USB-C Monitor (4K)

I have a 4k monitor which has both a usb-c input and a HDMI input. However, the HDMI input does not support 4k, only the USB-C does. I am using the Macbook Pro 2015 13-inch Retina which has 2 Mini ...
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Choosing professional Monitor

Can't decide between these 3 monitors: BenQ PD3220U LG 32UL950 Dell UP3216Q All 3 of them seem to have pretty similar characteristics and price which makes it really hard to choose. All 3 are 4k60, ...
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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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Custom Build Tabletop Table

Not sure if this is the right place to be asking this question. But since this is hardware / PC related, and not woodworking, I think it would be the best place. I'm currently in the planning process ...
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Is there a device that can view 4 computer images on a monitor?

I know there are monitors capable of displaying 2 or 4 inputs at a time but Is there a device that can view 4 computer images on a monitor?
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Wireless (240-300') monitor/keyboard/mouse extender

We have a situation where we want to extend a second display (hdmi to large screen TV), Keyboard, and Mouse approximately 240-300 feet away from the computer. This is a situation where we can't ...
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VESA vertical offset mount bracket

I have a need for something that I can only describe as a "drop mount" or a vertical offset bracket for 100x100mm VESA mount holes. I have a 3-monitor setup with an iMac as the middle screen, using ...
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Monitors for presentation without PC

Are there monitors, preferably wall-mounted, where one can upload files e.g. from an USB-stick for a presentation without connection to a PC or Laptop?
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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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Cheapest possible TV or monitor to use with retro PCs (PAL)

I would like to recuperate my youth and play around with Zx81, BBC Micro, Commodore Amiga, etc All of these us a TV as display, and in Europe take PAL input. Can anyone recommend something very, ...
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Monitor: very low minimum brightness, 4K UHD, 27" (or higher)

The monitor is going to be used mostly for office work (programming and browsing) and occasionally for watching a film. It should have the following properties: Very low minimum brightness: Monitors ...
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Combining identical monitors to form one large display

So I got a whole bunch of monitors (A LOT) and from the collection there are about 6 identical 17" 4/3 ratio monitors that I wish to make a grid from (3x2 forming 12/6 or 2/1 wide ratio). I want all ...
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Should choose 32Inch or 27Inch for 2K WQHD PC Monitor?

I going to buy a Monitor, this gonna be my first monitor so I plan to get a monitor that could output Above Average Visual Experience. Main Requirements: 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440 Resolution) Refresh ...
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Can the HDMI input of the Dell monitor U3219Q handle a 4k@60fps input signal?

I'm search for a monitor that can handle an input signal of 4k at 60fps, over its HDMI input. I've found the Dell Ultrasharp U3219Q that have a HDMI port. As you can see in its online manual, page 14 ...
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Photo Editing Monitor suggestion? 30-32 inch 4k <=$1200

I'm looking for a 32 inch 4k monitor for general use as well as photo editing. I'm just an amatuer photographer so I'm not super picky but I want something that will last a while. My budget is $1200....
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Display Systems outside each classroom in a school

I am voluntarily building a web-based application for a school. The application will consist of a Server, a Disaster Recovery Server and a Database Server. Outside each classroom will be a display ...
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USB-C Hub with PD and DP Alt Mode

I have been looking for a USB C hub that is able to charge via PD whilst at the same time taking the video signal from the port and offering it on a separate USB C port on the hub. However after weeks ...
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Equivalence in height between monitors 21:9 and 16:9 [closed]

I would like to know what the height equivalence is, which should be taken into account for a 21: 9 monitor versus a 16: 9 monitor. For example, a monitor 21: 9 of 24 ", this one has less height than ...
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Linux-Compatible Touchscreen Monitors (Non-Capacitive)

I need to find a touchscreen monitor, preferably 24" or close to that, that is not a capacitive touchscreen (preferably resistive or optical), and is Linux-compatible. I've had extremely bad luck ...
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32" 4K monitor for office work

What's the best 32" 4K monitor for office work when considering price? It should have a height adjustable stand and should be VESA mountable. Also, it should have a DisplayPort input. IPS ...
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Wire to connect Dell laptop to Dell 23" monitor [closed]

I have a 2010 model Dell SP2309W 23" monitor. I want to know what wire do I need to buy inorder to connect it to my Ubuntu 14.04 Dell Latitude 3560 laptop. (Online it says 3540 but on my command line ...
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Good desktop screen for a web designer / developer

I'm a web-designer/developer/coder. Most of my time is spent staring at lines of code, the resultant web pages, and vector graphic layouts. I do occasional bitmap image editing, read technical books ...
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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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USB 2.0 touchscreen monitor 10'' to 15''

Basically searching for DoubleSight DS-10UT but bigger (13 inches seems ideal). Requirements are following: USB only, ideally signal and power in single cable. No HDMI/DVI/DSUB + USB, USB+Power is ...
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What can measure the spectrum frequencies of a monitor?

I often have adverse health effects when sitting behind a monitor for more than a short period of time. I am interested in finding out, what exactly it is that's affecting me. For example, I have ...
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Can I connect a 4k (3840 x 2160) laptop to a 2560 x 1440 monitor? [closed]

So i'm thinking of purchasing a DELL XPS 15 with a screen resolution of 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160). I already have a very nice DELL Ultrasharp 27 inch monitor with a screen resolution of 2560 x ...
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34 Inch Ultrawide for Business - Light Gaming

Can anyone recommend a budget/value 34inch 4k monitor mostly for business but also some light strategy gaming. Also, do I need anything else? Like a 4K HDMI cable? Will it function with a typical ...
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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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Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor

I am looking for a ~24-inch computer monitor that is as light as possible. The computer monitor just needs to have at least the basic features: 1920x1080 resolution or higher HDMI/DVI/VGA/USB/...
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24 or 27" UHD/4K monitor for developer. Dell U2718Q?

I'm looking for an external monitor to attach to my laptop in portrait mode (known as "pivot"). I use it for coding, reading web pages, and reading/editing documents. Not gaming. GPU is Nvidia ...