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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2160p ultra wide monitors

Am I missing something, or does there not appear to be any 2160p ultra wide monitors? LG did the 34WK95U, but that appears to have been discontinued.
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Monitor Blackouts [closed]

I have two Samsung displays connected to my PC. Just lately, there have been many occurrences (some times several per day) of both screens blacking-out for a few seconds when I try to run a new task. ...
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Widescreen monitor for graphic design and programming

I need a widescreen monitor for graphic design and programming. The monitor will be connected to a ThinkPad X1 Yoga (gen. 2). Specs: Flat, not curved IPS Panel Anti Glare Display QuadHD or 4K What ...
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Does my laptop support QHD external monitor?

I have an asus laptop UX430 two years now, and I am very pleased. Now I would like to buy a new external monitor to connect it to my laptop. I use my machine as a web development enviroment, ...
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Why is there a 6880*2880 resolution on my Xiaomi 34" curved monitor

I just bought my shinny new screen and the last one I bought was 8 years ago. It's Xiaomi 34" Curved 144Hz Gamining Monitor On Windows 10, I was surprised to see there is a resolution: 6880 * ...
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Monitor with adjustable height for home office?

I am looking for a new external monitor to connect to various laptops. My use case here is home office, not gaming. Requirements: 27 to 32 inch (bigger is better). Adjustable height for ergonomical ...
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Monitor upgrade candidates (hi res, hi refresh rate?)

Since my Vega64 just went up in smoke, I've recently bought a 6900XT GPU (damn you scalpers) and am thinking about upgrading my monitor to go with it. I've been using a Dell Ultrasharp 1440p for a ...
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Swivel Mount for 15.6" Portable External Monitor?

I've just bought a 15.6" external touch monitor (dimensions similar to Surface Book) as I'd like to carry it around occasionally. I'd like to add it to my existing desktop setup for routine use. ...
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I'm looking for the right hub / adapter which can work with my vga to smartphone cable and some other USB devices like mouse and keyboard

I'm using the adapter that you see below to attach a VGA monitor to my smartphone and I see on the monitor what I see on my smartphone (samsung note 3) : now,what I want to do is to find the working ...
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Screen/computer for displaying dynamic digital art on a wall for a 10-week art show?

I programmed a simple animation that I want to display on a screen at an art show which lasts 10 weeks. I created it in JavaScript and hosted it on a website so it can be run in full screen in a ...
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Portable 4k monitor with high refresh rate

I am looking for a portable monitor with a refresh rate higher than 60 Hz and a resolution of 3840 by 2160. It is easy enough to find each of these features individually, but I have not been able to ...
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Looking for a monitor to fit in a 30 cm height place

I'm looking for a monitor for my desk, but I have one mayor restriction. I have only 30 cm of space between the desk and a window. I'm searching a monitor that fit in that height. I have been ...
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I need 24 inch monitor LED with the following specs

Full HD 1920 1080 Have internal speaker ( do not need additional speaker to hear sounds) Price around $100 (cheaper better) Size around 24 inch. Support HDMI I've been searching for it in tokopedia ...
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A motherboard to fit with these components

I'm a total rookie when it comes to hardware tech news, so I'm relying on userbenchmark.com to choose stuffs. Here are the core modules of the rig I'm building: CPU: core i3 9100F GPU: GTX 1650S (...
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21:9 5k2k monitor recommendation

I have and old 29" 21:9 monitor that needs replacement. I love the the form factor. It's used primarily for coding, and sometimes for gaming. So the most important part is resolution, I was ...
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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

I want this monitor for desktop work, and the curvature of my current DELL 34" has been great for productivity, but its low resolution compared to my 4K laptop is a problem. I can live without ...
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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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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 ...