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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?

I'll summarize the comments in this answer, since comments can be removed anytime on Stack Exchange: jcaron: remove the computer monitor stand. Mike Harris: one could use coworking spaces. David ...
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Car / bus 12 volt wifi router external storage

I chatted with rep from four-faith.com and they said I can buy from them. At worst I can enter into another chat to make the purchase happen. The model http://en.four-faith.com/f3a36h-...
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Uninterruptible power management board for Computer, 15W output, Li-ion battery

Mini-Box OpenUPS does the job but is much too expensive at $150 (Amazon Germany - $120 directly from the manufacturer). I won't accept this answer because I think something much cheaper should exist. ...
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Laptop or portable computer with 64GB RAM

I went for an Acer Predator Helios 500 with an AMD Ryzen 2700 8 core processor, 512GB SSD and 1TB normal hard drive. The processor is socketed, so could theoretically be upgraded later. It can be ...
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Portable Monitors bigger than 15 inch

I do have a suggestion because you didn't mention price. The Asus PQ22UC is the best in this category I've seen and I've been researching this for a decade now. It has a super neat folding stand which ...
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School laptop for medium-light gaming and good battery life

One alternative well suited for "CAD and computer programming, and schoolwork (likely with VMs), medium-light gaming (e.g. CS:GO, World of Warships), and lecture note-taking", would be a ThinkPad P73 ...
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Senior friendly MP3 player with speaker

There are not too many that fit the description. Here is one: C18 is an high-performance MP3 player with 1.8 inches Screen which can show the relevant information. Built-in 8GB memory capacity ...
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A laptop with 512 ssd and 32gb ram within 1000-1300$ range?

For a system that is preconfigured with those specs, you are looking at a bit higher of a price range. The lowest I could find via Newegg was an HP Envy for around $1700 USD. I feel your best bet, ...
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"Laptop" without a screen. I.e. a lightweight PC with a battery

If you are OK with using a lower powered computer like a raspberry pi, then I say go for it! A raspberry pi can run off the same battery bank your phone, just make sure the power bank has a 3.0V ...
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Car / bus 12 volt wifi router external storage

I don't think your best solution lies in a single router. My solution is to have you buy a standard car DC to AC inverter if your car doesn't have one built in, then plug a standard retail wireless ...
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Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor

Gechic 2101H (21.5 inch) https://www.gechic.com/en/2101h-portable-monitor/spec/ 2.348 kg it says, which is still quite heavy in my opinion for a portable monitor, probably because of the built-in ...
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Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor

Physical format wise, the Asus ProArt PQ22UC can not be beaten. Slim everywhere, no bulging for connectors, slick folding stand, light weight (only 1.5 kg without stand). It is also an ~5000 USD ...
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Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor

So far the lightest monitors I have found are, ordered by increasing weight: 21.5-inch: Acer S220HQL Abd 21.5-Inch Widescreen LCD Monitor: DVI/VGA (no HDMI), 1920 x 1080. Specifications (mirror) 1....
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Small low-cost printer for occasional use

Size. The smaller the better... This means ink jet or the equivalent; every other technology makes the printer significantly bigger. A review of the best portable printers shows hardware costs for ...
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Portable laptop for academic research

The XPS with a i7-10710U has more processing cores than the i7-8665U which could help it tackle multiple simultaneous programs or threads. Performance improvement in programs, which are not memory-...
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Bluetooth enabled, portable, battery powered, weighing scale for groceries weighing (commercial use)

Products like this seem to exist in the market - which are bluetooth enabled weighing scales. https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/pricing-scale-bluetooth-piece-counting-weighing_62434236667.html?...
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Independent Portable 4K Capture Device that Records a 4K 60fps to SD or MicroSD

The Elgato 4K60S+ seems to check all of your boxes: 4K resolution @ 60fps Portable and Standalone Perfect Pass-Through SD Card slot It also has HDR10 capabilities. https://www.elgato.com/en/gaming/...
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The best USB for a portable system

How about get a USB 3 to SATA adapter, and attach a 2.5" SSD to it. or this https://www.amazon.com/M-2-External-Converter-Adapter-Enclosure/dp/B076DCNZM3 or this nvme version: https://www.amazon....
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Is there a USB 3.0 male (power +data) toY-Split USB male (data only) and usb male (power only) cable?

A quite experimental solution would be a DIY one (see below), but you will need some experience and maybe even some luck. As a less experimental solution I suggest you to use an USB hub with an extra ...
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Small (pocket size) folding wired USB keyboard

Take a look at this: Foldable Keyboard, Jelly Comb B003S 3-in-1 (USB/Microusb/Type C) Wired & BT Keyboard with Touchpad Compatible for All Devices Windows PC iOS Android Tablet-Black Seems to ...
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Portable Laptop Recommendations for Study Abroad Japan?

I managed to fit most of your requirements with laptops ready to ship today in the US. Both laptops have Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11ac LAN cards, but are 15.6" laptops. Laptops with larger/smaller screens ...
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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?

I would suggest using something like this. These are folding / sliding screens from behind your monitor. Great for when you want to carry your laptop, but you should be able to do some serious work. ...
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Laptop or portable computer with 64GB RAM

If you're willing to try for Intel, Eurocom, Hidevolution, and a few others have laptops with a desktop i7-8700k, which should give you 12 threads on its 6 cores, and 64 GB of DDR4 RAM (dual channel, ...
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24 volt Windows PC with built in screen

Ok, this one is 12V. Put a voltage regulator, and a couple capacitors and your all set. You can pretty much add any screen to this. 1x HDMI 2x miniDP++ connectors https://www.amazon.com/Portable-...
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Beaglebone Black Upgrade

Soekris Net5501 fits the bill. Have a look at it. It has GPIO, 4 ethernet ports, serial port, SATA host, USB port. It’s not tiny, but it’s not uncomfortably big either.
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Is there an inexpensive tablet with a stylus that can handle large PDFs for markup?

It's quite hard to find inexpensive tablets that also come with good touchscreen accuracy and most tablets will try and make you pay the price for nice components. That being said I've tried to keep ...
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SBC for portable NAS

I just found the perfect (I think) board: an Intel NUC board with a 10.16cm squared area and 28.8mm height. 5W TDP, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, around $100 (for mainboard and integrated CPU). Pity it ...
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SBC for portable NAS

So I know of a local shop called MinMax Custom PCs that will build a very small ITX system called the "MinMax C70-ITX" that probably does meet your needs; I've specced it out as best as I can tell ...
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