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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E-ink monitor / display panel?

Is there a PC monitor (HDMI or DVI or VGA or USB) which has e-ink matrix? My main goal is to get e-paper as standard display for work. For work with text, it is sufficient and it poses less stress on ...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

I'm searching for a good monitor for my PC. I currently own a 21,5" ASUS monitor, which is fine; I'm planning on using the one I currently own as a second monitor and get a new one as my main monitor. ...
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What should I consider when buying a (gaming) monitor? [closed]

I'm looking for a good, second 24" monitor. What specifications do I have to look for in general when buying monitors? I know, because it's my second 24" monitor, that it should fit well next to the ...
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Need a small, portable 256x256 display for spectral imaging

I'm a graduate student looking to test an experimental spectral imager. It's basically a camera that can see lots of different colors instead of just red, green, and blue (RGB). I'm looking for a ...
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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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High DPI 21“ or 23” monitor for 13" MacBook Pro

Can you recommend a good monitor with a high quality display which gives me the feeling of a Retina display like the MacBook's one? I'll use it with a 2015 13" MacBook Pro w/ Retina. I tried the ...
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Looking for Specific (WxH) Sized Monitor

Background: I am working on rebuilding my desk, the glass top broke, and finally got around to ordering and obtaining my glass top for the desk. As a hardware and tech enthusiast, I am going to make ...
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Small monitor for Retropie

I am looking for a small monitor for my Retropie (it's basically a all in one console emulator OS for the Raspberry Pi). What the monitor must have: HDMI port Low price (<£100) Raspberry Pi 2 ...
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“Small” 4K LCD monitors (<24 inch)?

What small small 4k monitors are available that are less than 24 inches? The smaller and more affordable the better. Less than (i.e. not including) 24 inch nominal size (a 23.8 inch diagonal is a "...
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PC support beyond 1920x1080 resolution, up to 4k

I'd like to boost my screen space and resolution. My primary monitor is currently a Samsung SyncMaster 2343BWX: 2048x1152 native resolution running off the DVI output of my GA-H77M-D3H motherboard. ...
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FullHD+ monitor with 4 HDMI inputs

I have 2 PCs (1 personal, 1 company), an Amazon FireTV and a Raspberry Pi 2. All those devices have HDMI output. My company laptop has Display Port as well. Being a software developer, I need high ...
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Very Specific (Non-Gaming) Quad Monitor Setup Recommendations

I'm considering updating my monitor setup to a quad display workstation sometime soon, but I'm having trouble finding a monitor that fits my list of requirements...prepare yourself (in no particular ...
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Small monitor for mounting inside of a pumpkin

I am looking for a monitor to use for a novelty decorative, yet functional, pumpkin computer. I will probably be using a Raspberry Pi or Beaglebone Black for this because I already own one. In rough ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

I have a couple laptops that I'd like to remote into, but they have restrictions in place that prevent me from installing remote software. Is there a hardware solution that I can use to access them ...
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Specialized dual monitor to use with AutoCAD and a laptop

My laptop runs AutoCAD and various Autodesk drafting/modeling programs. I'd like to buy a second monitor to help me work with multiple files/drawings at the same time. What second monitor can I buy ...
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Video extension “After the monitor” solution?

I have a customer who is looking to extend the output of a weather station into a second aircraft hangar at an airport. The vendor has approved doing this, but says that any solution we implement ...
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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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28" TFT for under $350

I'm looking for an alternative 28" TFT to the Dell P2815Q due to the rise of its price: It should be a TFT around 28" with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD). I don't see any other requierements ...
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Monitor for HDR 4k Gaming

With the new graphics card generation our PCs should be prepared for 4k gaming with HDR. But what about monitors? Are there any available that you can recommend? I've been searching and couldn't find ...
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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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LED Monitor for 5 digits (connected to USB)

I need a small monitor that can display only 5 digits. The monitor needs to show number of visits to my site in real-time - every time someone visits, it needs to increase by one. I thought to create ...
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Tablet-like 12" Monitor with HDMI-In for Consoles

I'm currently searching for a smaller and simpler Highdpi TV-Solution for my console and microconsole devices. The general idea is that I want a monitor with the display quality (and maybe mobility?) ...
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What are my options for bias lighting for a PC monitor?

I've heard many good things about bias lighting, and am looking at options for it. I'm handy with a soldering iron so some assembly required is cool but I suspect other people may prefer something ...
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Secondary monitor for under £150

I currently have a 24" BenQ XL2430T 144hz monitor. I am looking for a secondary 1080p monitor that will be used primarily for watching videos and other non-gaming related tasks. I will be doing all my ...
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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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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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Looking for a budget monitor

I want a budget FullHD monitor. The primary use is for office stuff (reading, email, ssh connections, etc.) I want it to have a HDMI input and some audio output in case i end using it as monitor i ...
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30“-35” Monitor for gaming and movies

I'm looking for a new PC monitor that will last for a long time. Right now I have some Samsung monitor, and I'm happy with it; however, it has <2k, and it's 7 years old, so I figured it's time for ...
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Monitor with 4k, 120hz+, TN, G-Sync?

I want to upgrade my current monitor, and I'm looking for something future-proof, seeing that a monitor is something that should last a while (10ish years). The specs mentioned below are what I came ...
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KVM switch for Cinema 4k?

I just got a new LG 31MU97-B that I'd like to hook up to my PC and Mac, but I can't find a [mini-/]displayport KVM switch that supports full Cinema 4k (4096x2160) at 60Hz, only UHD (3840x2160). I'm ...
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Embedded TV for displaying live graphs from server

I am looking to set up a system at work to replace our figures board that we hand write each week. I would like; 50 inch screen, At least 1080p resolution, USB and Ethernet connectivity, Video out (...
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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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1440p (WQHD) monitor with an IPS panel

I'm currently looking for a new monitor for gaming and watching movies. The resolution should be WQHD (2560x1440) or WQXGA (2560x1600) as I fear that with a 4k monitor my GTX1070 graphics card would ...
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What's the best replacement for a circa 2004 Apple Cinema HD 30"?

For about 10 years now, I've really enjoyed my 30" Apple Cinema HD (2560x1600). It's showing its age, and I'd like to replace it with something a more modern. What's the best replacement? Here are the ...
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A computer monitor with a high refresh rate

I am currently on the lookout for an affordable computer monitor with a high refresh rate, starting at 120Hz, but preferably higher. The reason why I need a high refresh rate is that I need to control ...
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I am looking for a pc monitor for someone with visual impairment

I have a colleague who needs an additional monitor during presentations in the meeting room (the main beamer screen is too far/hard to see). In a video from Microsoft I saw they used monitors that ...
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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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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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144 Hz IPS monitor which pass Lagom.nl Sharpness test

I'm looking for a high refresh rate IPS monitor. It should have no problems with text clarity, because it will be used not only for gaming/entertainment, but for web browsing and reading also. This ...
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55" 4k moving picture display device without bells and whistles

Must not have: smart features (Android, WebOS etc.) webcam and mic Must have: Between 55" and 65" panel 4k (2160p) resolution At least 3 HDMI inputs Reaction time good enough for games VESA mount ...
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Cheap Dual Link DVI to DisplayPort Adapter 144Hz

Background I'm owner of a Mac Pro (late 2013), and I recently bought a BenQ XL2411Z as primary monitor, and my "old" Mac Monitor as secondary one. I bought also the BenQ because I wanted 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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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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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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How can i use my dual monitor setup with my Home Desktop and also my work Laptop

How can i efficiently use my dual monitor setup along with the same keyboard and mouse with dual machines, (Home Gaming pc and work laptop) sometimes i need to work from home using my work laptop, ...
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Monitor for multimedia (22")

I'm searching for a new monitor, I currently own (for more or less 1 years) a Dell UltraSharp 24" (U2414H) which is a very good monitor but I feel uncomfortable with it (24 inches is too big for me ...
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Aspect ratio and resolution

I'm in need for a new screen. I've started looking for some screens but then I came the question: 21:9 or 1440p? After some digging around if found 2 screens i really like. One from Lg that is 21:9 ...
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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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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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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 ...