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E-ink monitor / display panel?

I created e-ink display from Kindle DX device. Steps can be found on the internet, but due to their length I'm not going to reproduce them here. The point was to jailbreak Kindle DX, put a VNC viewer ...
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PC support beyond 1920x1080 resolution, up to 4k

It should also be noted that along with GPU memory and clock speed (see Enigma's answer) that the GPU should also post what version of port the card uses. The two most popular are HDMI/DVI and ...
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What should I consider when buying a (gaming) monitor?

If you are planning to use it mainly for FPS gaming, and you are competitive in it, you are going to want to have a monitor that is 60hz - 144hz with a low response time <5ms. The 60hz - 144hz is ...
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Small monitor for mounting inside of a pumpkin

Buy a tablet. In fact the amazon fire looks like a great option here. In fact, its cheaper than a 7 inch tablet with similar specs from my favoured crapgadget vendor Its a cheap, bog standard ...
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28" TFT for under $350

I was assuming you're pretty much going to have to get a TV at that price, and you might be running at a lower refresh rate. I instead picked up a Crossover 289K, sight unseen. Its an interesting ...
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Specialized dual monitor to use with AutoCAD and a laptop

The Asus MB168B+ looks like it would fit your needs. It: is designed as a second monitor with a USB 3.0 cable to power it, and transfer video and data (also works on USB 2.0, but you may experience ...
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Need a small, portable 256x256 display for spectral imaging

“Less than 2 inches” and “ready to use without building a circuit” are difficult requirements to meet, but: Something like the display on the Apple Watch would be perfect. Then why not use it? ...
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Who's still developing non-smart TV's?

Who's still developing non-smart TV's? Almost all of them? I believe your basic assumption is flawed. I'm assuming you're defining a "smart TV" as one that has installable/hackable software or at ...
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30"-35" Monitor for gaming and movies

I would recommend the LG 34UM95C. It is a great 34" WQHD 21:9 monitor that would be great for both movies and game. It is good for movies since it is a 21:9 ratio so the top black bars in movies are ...
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Small monitor for mounting inside of a pumpkin

If you just want a display, adafruit has a very nice 7" display for about 70usd. DX has screens that are considerably cheaper, slightly dubious build quality compared to what the adafruit screens seem ...
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High DPI 21“ or 23” monitor for 13" MacBook Pro

First of all, it would not be easy to find a monitor with a similar DPI as MacBook between 21" and 23". You must choose between screen size and pixel density. However, it is not very convenient to ...
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Video extension "After the monitor" solution?

Apparently the solution is one of two possible options. There is a DisplayPort standard called Multi-Stream Transport (MST) that was introduced with DisplayPort 1.2 (Wikipedia, n.d.). The other ...
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Monitor with 4k, 120hz+, TN, G-Sync?

You can't yet. There's high frequency monitors but they seem to top out at 1440p in most cases. Some of them may have gsync. All existing 4k monitors top out at 60hz as far as I know since the '...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

Note/Update: thanks to comments I now realize that I missed the 16:9 requirement - the below basically applies to a 16:10 monitor. If that is not an issue for you (I have used both and do not really ...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

I personally have the BenQ GL2440 since december 2010 and a GL2450 since august 2014. They are really good monitors, with a good price-performance ratio. I really like them, because they are not too ...
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PC support beyond 1920x1080 resolution, up to 4k

If a GPU says it can do 4k, that is a minimum requirement for a desktop environment. If however you're going to be doing 4k video/photo editing, you'll want to look at recommended GPU specs for the ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

First of all, I would make sure that you aren't circumventing any policies by using hardware rather than software, but I'll assume that the powers that be simply don't want you installing things on ...
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Looking for Specific (WxH) Sized Monitor

Your size requirements are a very odd size for monitors, so I don't think you'll find one exactly fitting your needs (short of having one custom made). That said, I have found some that are very close....
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KVM switch for Cinema 4k?

I found something! After looking for a few months, I came across this press release for the Aten 2-Port USB DisplayPort KVM Switch that specifically mentions support for displayport resolutions up to ...
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Monitor for HDR 4k Gaming

HDR has been around for a while now but the technology is still in its infancy. You will see HDR TV's, but monitors are much harder to come by. Also, there is relatively little HDR content. It's going ...
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Computer is far away from my desk: Is it possible to wireless connect a display monitor to it? How?

You can use KVM over IP for that purpose. You just need to connect your PC and your desk with ethernet cable. It's not so cheap and has some limitations for screen resolution, but maybe it can solve ...
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High DPI 21“ or 23” monitor for 13" MacBook Pro

Belford's answer is probably the way to go. But, if you search around, you may be able to find a used IBM T220 or T221 or one of the rebrands. These monitors were sold between 2001 and 2005, with a ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

You want a KVM over IP device. Something similar to TRIPP LITE B055-001, would work (assuming, in this case, the server has PS/2 ports for the keyboard and mouse). This model is about $120. There ...
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Specialized dual monitor to use with AutoCAD and a laptop

There are a few more factors than the ones you listed that will really play a part in how much you'll have to pay. One being the panel type and two being the input type(s). IPS panels (the screens ...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

I recommend the IPS ASUS VX239H, €179 at Amazon.de. It has an IPS panel, which has better colour accuracy and viewing angles. It's quite slim, and consumes less than 22 W, according to ASUS. The ...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

Which monitors that fit these parameters can you recommend? Unfortunately I cannot answer this to your satisfaction, as I was going to recommend the Asus PA248Q which is a 24" 16:10 monitor. ...
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LED Monitor for 5 digits (connected to USB)

Your requirements don't appear to be very specific: What OS (Windows, OS X, Linux, or other); Which platform (PC, Pi, Mobile device, mini PC, MCU); Which processor (Intel, ARM, Atmel); Which size (0....
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Who's still developing non-smart TV's?

If you want a modern TV without all the perceived smart-TV risk, just buy any TV with the features you want and disable the Internet and wireless settings. Boom, instant non-smart TV. I had a ...
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Video card for dual-monitor setup

Since your main concerns are "not a downgrade from a GMA950" and "dual VGA support", I recommend a VisionTek Radeon 7000, $36 from Newegg. It's an absolutely ancient card (released 15 years ago), but ...
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Very Specific (Non-Gaming) Quad Monitor Setup Recommendations

One of the few places where you can't go wrong with dell is their monitors. I don't own this specific model, but I can attest to them having excellent build quality The Dell 2417H is probably what ...
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