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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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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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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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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Which monitor should I buy? [closed]

I want to buy a monitor and I'm not sure which one I should buy. I have those two in my short list: BenQ GL2450H Asus VS247HR Now, both seem to be fine for my purpose, but there still is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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