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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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Are these spy cams in my hp 22es monitor?

!Theres another 2 more on the same side below spanding all the way down and the other side is symmetrical with them. Are these standard? (https://i.stack.imgur.com/7y8cY.jpg)
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Are there 4k monitors supporting vertical/portrait orientation? [closed]

I cannot find 4k monitors supporting vertical/portrait orientation, are there any available already?
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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 ...
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Need an LCD monitor that produces same picture as laptops and Apple screens

I've noticed Apple screens (desktop and ipads) and recent laptops (including non Apple) produce better picture than any LCD monitors I can find. What kind of monitors should I look for that have same ...
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VESA flush wall-mount with height adjustment

I use a single 43" Samsung monitor with a "standing" desk (which I can raise and lower between sitting height and standing height for work). I need the monitor's height to adjust independent of the ...
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21" monitor recommendation

I'm looking for a 21" (or larger) monitor to use with my work laptop when working from home. I work with excel, word and some statistics packages (like STATA or SAS) mostly. I'm not a gamer so won't ...
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Best monitor for a gtx 1070

I want to change my 1080p 60 hrz low budget monitor. I have a GTX 1070 and my choice would be a 24" 1080p 144hrz with g sync, for a dual screen. Using the old one for web browsing. I think with 27" ...
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Mounting options for mounting a monitor or display above other monitors

I currently have two monitors, but I want one more. The width of my computer table is however full, so I thought I would add one above my existing monitors. The backs of the monitors are close to a ...
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good monitor for linux photo editing

I'm looking for a monitor to do photo editing on Linux. I have been really impressed by the Apple iMac 5k displays: the display is really sharp and the colors are really amazing. Obviously, I won't ...
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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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Is the Samsung S27E330 a good monitor choice for me?

I am a programmer and next week I will start working from home. My desk will be shared by my work computer, my desktop, and my personal laptop sometimes. I am considering the Samsung S27E330. I ...
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Connecting thunderbolt 3 laptops to QHD display?

I am planning to buy a new monitor, QHD resolution (1440p) and 60Hz, for a desktop computer. Ideally, it should also be possible to use the same display with a couple of laptops: A late 2016 XPS 13 (...
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What monitor size and resolution for analyzing Lidar data

I have just started a PhD for which I will also analyze LIDAR data. Our IT guy has asked me what kind of monitor I would like, with the following options: 24 inch Full HD + small SD monitor. 27 inch ...
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Best All-In-One monitor

I need a monitor for programming, and light gaming. With a price at about 250 euros which is ~290$. My requirements are: -23.8"-25" -1080p/1200p -very thin bezels I'm deciding between Dell S2415 ...
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Choosing monitor for gaming

My PC is i5-6600K, Gigabyte G1 GTX1070, 16Gb RAM. At the moment I use two monitors - Dell U2414H for gaming and coding and old Samsung BX2035 for Internet browsing. I want to buy 144Hz monitor for ...
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Computer is far away from my desk: Is it possible to wireless connect a display monitor to it? How?

I have a big desktop that needs to stay in a room next door to mine. Not that far but of course I cannot run a monitor cable from the desktop to my desk. So my question is simple: Is there any ...
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Monitor recommendation for programmer

I am looking for a computer monitor. I am a software developer so it will be displaying a static picture almost all the time. I don't play games or play very rarely so I don't care about this. Besides ...
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PC monitor for gentle eyes

I was owning Dell 24 inches monitor, which worked for me perfectly for 5 years. Recently I bought new one, exactly the same model. I launched it and my eyes were hurting after only half hour of work (...
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Monitor for vision impaired person

My father has about 20-25% vision impairment (with eye correction) and I would like to ask you about a monitor which could make his life easier (avoid sitting too close and straining eyes too much). ...