Questions tagged [monitors]

For questions about external display units for computers and other computing platforms such as consoles. Use the [displays] tag if the screen is embedded into the hardware in question.

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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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montior cable adapters: vga, dvi, hdmi, displayport

Can someone define which adaptations below are doable directions for video input and output through adapters you would get with a new monitor or graphics card? And for those that are not doable is it ...
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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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E-ink tablet/external monitor

I am looking for an Android tablet with an e-ink display that can also be used as an external monitor. I am aware of the Onyx Boox Max Pro 2, but as I read online that is has several issues with its ...
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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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Any monitor display good in very low brightness?

I want to buy a monitor recently , but it is hard to find a desired one. Requirements: 1. Brightness the lower is better. 2. Keep as many details as possible when in low brightness. 3. Protect eyes , ...
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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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Recommendations for modern teletypewriters

For a personal project, I am looking to interact with a computer using paper instead of a computer monitor. In other words, I need something like a teletypewriter / teleprinter / teletype / TTY. I ...
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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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Best sidemonitor for the 27" Apple iMac?

I am looking for a 2nd monitor to use with my 27" iMac (5K) and it seems to be hard to to find anything matching these requirements: 4K @ 60Hz HDMI input (I use a receiver hooked to the imac) ...
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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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Display rotation adapter (landscape to portrait)

I want to use a vertical monitor (portrait) to view my Android phone's screen when it is in portrait mode, and for the image to take up the whole screen (i.e., not the default behavior of Android of ...
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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 ...
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Small, portable USB-C monitor with hub?

My phone does this neat trick where I can plug it into a USB-C hub and it'll let me use an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse. This has inspired me and I think I would love a way to take advantage ...
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What field monitors would people recommend for using with the Sony HX60 camera?

I am seeking recommendations for a field monitor, with screen size around 7 inches which can be used live with the Sony DSC HX60 camera on a tripod, while connecting to the camera's HDMI out port, ...
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Monitor to buy for i5-6600K / GTX 1070

My PC is: i5-6600K on Asus Z170-A Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8GB 16GB RAM I have 2 monitors - Dell U2414H and old Samsung that I want to replace. I choosing between: 2nd Dell U2414H Dell U2715H (...
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Recommended AWG for my power cord

I am using EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply for my current build, and my load seems to be 470W. For my computer monitors, I am using Lenovo LT2452P. So, I ...
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Budget monitor smaller than 20" for gaming

The monitor must have those characteristics: FullHD (1920 × 1080 pixel, 1080p) Flicker-free/Flicker safe 75-120 Hz Response time 1-5ms AMD Freesync IPS Smaller than 20" 16:9 aspect ratio Built in ...
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141 DPI monitor

I have a laptop with a 15.6" 1920x1080 screen. I want to purchase a monitor to use with this laptop. I use XFCE, it is not possible to specify DPI per monitor in XFCE. In order to make text on the ...
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Monitor that can play video files straight from external hard drive, without internet or wifi?

Can someone recommend a monitor that can play video files straight from an external hard drive, preferably along a USB to USB connection and preferably in various formats (certainly including .mp4, ...
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Are there any computer screens without their very own AC power plugs and sockets?

I use a Phillips monitor from about 2010. The resolution is 1920x1080 and the only possible refresh rate is 60 Hz. This monitor has two cables: one is the AC power, and one is from the monitor itself ...
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Bright monitor for office with intense ambient sunlight

I am a software developer, recently moved to a new office with huge windows. There is so much sunlight that the regular monitor I have been provided with looks dark at 100% brightness. Is there a good ...
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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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External monitor options /availability for a 2010 MacBook Pro [closed]

I’ve been charged with finding an external monitor (wall mount) 32”, for a friend’s 2010 MacBook Pro. I’ve no idea where to start. Regarding connectivity (she says no WiFi and/or no Bluetooth). ...
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Monitor for photo/art display?

What would be the best display type for a wall mounted monitor that rotates photographs and artworks as an aesthetic piece? Is there anything that works well with glare and also lacks the telltale ...
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Which monitor would be better to programming?

I have a two options. two dell P2417H 23' one LG 32MA68HY-P 32' (window split available) I'm developing web(front and back) and usually using vim and sublime text. I'll connect to my 2017 13' MBP. ...
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Will Dell P2417H, 23.8" monitor be a good choice as second monitor to iMac 27”?

I plan to buy second monitor for my iMac 27” as I understand that it will raise my productivity in design projects and also one of the reason is starting to learn front-end development. I do not want ...
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Non-black QHD monitor with USB hub being adjustable in height

Scenario TL;DR I'm currently searching for a monitor for my Dell XPS 13 2014 running Ubuntu Gnome. This monitor gets used in my home-office which is really sensible for style/design of the contained ...
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Best Computer Monitor under 150$

I am planning to buy a monitor, I wish to connect it with my laptop ( as a second screen). I searched the internet and couldn't find any decent monitor which fulfills my requirements. I will be ...
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Cheap monitor with reasonable price

I am looking to buy a monitor for around €130. It doesn't have to have 75hz refresh rate or a VA-panel, TN also suits my needs, but it needs to be at least 24" (or 23.8") and have a resolution of at ...