Liquid crystal display; the type of display panel used in almost all computer monitors today.

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interface an lcd through rs232 interface

Linux has character device file representing serial port /dev/ttys*. I can simply open , read , write , close a serial port using system calls in my c program. I am working on a board which has an ...
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How to flash Acer Aspire 5541 BIOS with USB when LCD is not working?

I want to flash my BIOS to see if it will fix my LCD problem (screen is just black when i turn the laptop on). The BIOS update says: [Fixed History] 1. Solve DVD can't be dislpayed in clone mode 2. ...
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Differences between LED and LCD monitors, from a consumer's perspective

I'm researching possibly getting some LED monitors to replace my LCD ones. What are the practical differences between LED and LCD monitors that a consumer would notice? I'm looking for things like ...
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Is it normal to hear soft, high-frequency blips and clicks from an LCD monitor?

I bought a couple ViewSonic 27" monitors a while back for my dream system, and so far, I've loved them. Then, all of a sudden, one of them started making strange high-pitched clicking/blinking ...
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Is there a fix for a monitor that displays odd artifacts and whites out?

I have a 24 inch Acer AL2416W LCD monitor with a native resolution of 1920 x 1200. Recently, after I brought it with me to a LAN party, it began acting oddly. Certain shades of yellow, like the ones ...
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Adding sensors on Intel Atom through GPIO

I am building a portable medical kit on Intel Atom N240 series, loaded with FC 11. I am adding sensors (spirometer oximeter) through GPIO, (using RS 232, spi. USB is also an option). I have loaded ...
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Multiple display with a laptop

Is it possible that I can get two different displays when I hook my laptop to a Projecter /LCD via a HDMI or a VGA cable that, I am able to continue doing my work and let a certain be displayed on the ...
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LCD display panel for Ubuntu/RHEL

I'm looking for a very simple 2 or 3 line LCD display that allows me to print custom data to it from the a linux box (Ubuntu and RHEL). I want something like this or this that fits in the front of my ...
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Gray lines on my LCD Desktop monitor

My screen sometimes becomes annoying. Gray horizontal lines occur on my screen. I've changed my Graphics Card. But nothing happened. I changed the monitor power cable and 80% of the lines disappeared ...
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Manual or guide for replacing the LCD in a Samsung Series 3 notebook?

I cracked the screen on my Samsung Series 3 notebook, model number NP305V5A. I need to find screen replacement directions, or at least generic instructions that could work for this general type of ...
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Strange laptop LCD failure

Last week, my laptop display unexpectedly decided to go haywire while it was switching graphic cards (going from ATI Radeon to Intel GMA). Now the image is displayed "right-to-left" instead of the ...
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Replacing a LCD inverter for an old laptop

I have an old HP Pavilion DM3 1030 laptop and I'm trying to replace the LCD inverter on it. Being an old model, I can't find the exact part. Can I use an inverter board from a different HP laptop of ...
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Cannot connect Dell D430 to Samsung LCD TV via VGA cable

For some reason I can't get my Dell D430 to show on a Samsung LCD TV. This works fine on a newer dell laptops (E6400). I've updated bios and display drivers from dell. Yes I know this is an old ...
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Monitor Calibration Software

When I connect my laptop to the TV using HDMI cable, the edges of the screen are not visible (I lose about 20 px in each direction). My LCD TV does not support calibration position/scale. Is there ...
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3D video on normal LCD monitor

Can I play 3d video on normal LCD Monitor and see it with 3d (red & blue) glass, or do I need a special type of monitor (3d enabled)? If so is there any software that can be used to view 3D video ...
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Should I be replacing my laptop's LCD, or its internal LCD cable based on these photos?

I received an Aspire One 10.1 inch laptop after a friend dropped it and it became unusable. The screen looks like this: . Basically four sections, the left and right sections are repeated, and the ...
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Thinkpad T60 display has suddenly gone dim

I have an IBM Thinkpad T60 2007 laptop with a 14-inch 1024x768 screen. Some time ago on one occasion I turned it on, Windows booted without any problems, but in the exact moment I plugged in my webcam ...
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Power Cord Ratings (Volts, Amps) for Monitor?

I recently bought the HP w2228h monitor on the cheap locally. It didn't come with a power cord and I was amazed at the price of the HP 8121-0739 power cord that originally comes with it. I am not ...
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improving a heavily used LCD's screen life, some questions

I have a 24 inch LCD and the LCD display of my laptop which are extensively used, so i cannot save the screen by keeping it turned (using less). I have already set the display options to shut down the ...
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Why only external monitor is working on my laptop?

Today I did some cleaning in my laptop as GPU and CPU were overheating (100C). I have done it many times so I was confident in myself. After putting all together the internal LCD screen was not ...
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Is there any device/adapter that allows connecting DVI or HDMI display over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a device that allows connecting LCD monitor remotely. Is there any device like this?
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Dell Latitude D620 LCD display incorrectly

I have a Dell Latitude D620 laptop. It was free. When I got it, it worked fine for three days. Then, whenever I turn it on, the screen is a garble of blue lines and shakiness. I hooked the computer up ...
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Jagged images on ViewSonic vx2239wm [closed]

I bought a ViewSonic vx2239wm LCD monitor. I connected my PS3 to it but I face a lot of jagged images. I have Batman Arkham Asylum on right now and I can actually feel the jagged images of the jail ...
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How to configure a monitor/graphics adapter for elderly eyes

My elderly father is increasingly frustrated by his computer display. A high-res card and monitor combo, with the card operating in the "native resolution" mode for sharpest display, leaves screen ...
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Multiple multitouch monitor?

Can we connect multiple touchscreen monitor to dual/multi-head GPU, how does the input works on Windows 7? can the O/S handle multiple input from arranged monitor?
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Connecting my Toshiba L655 Laptop to LCD TV with only VGA?

I read through the specs and looked at my laptop. I dont think it has a HDMI port. So I guess I am left with VGA port to connect to LCD TV. I need to know is it possible to connect my laptop to HDMI ...
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Making laptop not increase/decrease screen brightness when changing power source

When I disconnect my laptop from AC power, its screen becomes more dim, in order to save battery. When I connect it back to AC power, it becomes bright, because now it's not concerned with battery ...
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Why are 1920x1200 lcd screens so expensive now? [closed]

Not sure this is the right forum but here it is. About 4 years ago I bought a 1920x1200 lcd screen from Samsung for about 300$. I can't seem to find any screen with the same dimensions anymore under ...
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What is the expected lifetime of a flat screen LCD monitor?

I am looking to get a second monitor for my home PC. I have a used Dell 2407 on hand cheap, but it's four years old. How long can I expect an LCD like that to live ? Can I expect to get a couple of ...
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How can I identify if my LCD screen has an LED backlight?

MY new XPS 15s screen broke so i had it replaced. However i'm having doubts that instead of my normal LED backlit screen I have been given an traditionally backlit screen. How do I find out ?
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Screen went pink

I've got an LCD display plugged to my PCI-e card (GeForce 7600GT), using VGA cable. At some point, after unplugging and plugging it back (I'm also using it with xbox), the display went pink. I can see ...
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Is it possible to transmit more than 60Hz on a HDMI port?

Is it possible to transmit more than 60 Hz to my LCD through the HDMI port on my laptop? Somewhere I've read that I need to have a HDMI 1.4 cable to do that – but I haven't found anything like this ...
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LCD BENQ monitor brightness

I have BENQ 15 inch LCD monitor. When I turn on monitor, contrast or brightness dialog is automatically displayed on screen and I cannot remove this dialog. If I increase brightness, automatically ...
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LCD screen damaged?

I have an ASUS Laptop. Recently I may have sat on it, accidentally. I freaked out as soon as I heard something crack. My screen has little cracks in the top left corner, kinda look like a firework ...
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Intel Graphics Drivers - Hue issues?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. The embedded graphics controller is the Intel GM45 Chipset / Mobile Intel 4 Series Express. The OEM drivers (it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop) are provided only up to ...
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Is there any difference between standby, suspend and off DPMS modes on LCD dislays?

All three of these modes seem to have the same effect on my display. Same blanking and waking time. Are there any differences in power consumption or something else?
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Samsung T220 has white pixel “snow” on images with dark backgrounds

My 4-year-old Samsung T220 has been having an interesting problem lately. On images with very dark/black backgrounds, I see flickering white pixels on the foreground parts of the image that isn't the ...
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Ideal brightness and contrast value in LCD monitor?

I'm using 19 inch LCD monitor. The distance between me and monitor is around 80 cm. For this distance, what is the value of brightness and contrast for normal eye sight?
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Method/product for cleaning cigarette smoke off of LCDs?

OK, I admit I am a smoker. Im trying to quit, its hard though... So I have several LCD monitors that have accumulated grime from cigarette smoke over the years. Every so often I take a soft cloth ...
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Are the insides of LCD monitors dangerous?

I have an LCD monitor that is cracked. So far nothing leaks out but if something starts leaking should I be concerned? I have searched and read everything from: It is safe to be around and ...
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LCD suddenly increases contrast

I'm running on a Windows 7-64 bit, Intel HD Graphics with a resolution 1366x768 pixels. What I've noticed is that when I'm using my laptop on battery power and not plugging it on a power source, is ...
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Red Shading On my LCD screen, red lines only on black color (see pic), help

There are red lines all over when there is something black on my desktop LCD screen. Is this a problem with my LCD or my Graphics Card or something. I have Inter G33/G31 Express Chipset Family ...
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What's meant by work resolution in reference to a LCD screen of a desktop?

My Acer LCD's Work Resolution is 1600*860 pixels. But I have no option to set it. I do have options 1600*900. Windows says that I am at recommended resolution 1600*900. But I see Red Shading all over ...
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Red horizontal lines in my Aer LCD only in black colours

I am facing problem with my Acer v203HV. I see so many red lines – only in the black colours of my screen. Like when I watch movies, whenever there appears something dark, there are red lines ...
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LCD Monitor image refresh terribly slow

My LCD monitor is about 4+ years old and has developed an issue where images fade in very slowly and fade out even more slowly. This happened last week - there were no issues with the monitor before ...
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Dell monitors are displaying a 2 thick vertical bars on the left of the screen

So a while back my Dell 20.5" monitor, after using it for a little while, would occassionally get messed up. A thick bar would go from the top to the bottom of the screen (2-3 inches thick). I ...
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How to test LCD monitors?

I will be buying a second hand monitor, a Benq LED Benq 24 V2420H FullHD. What methods can I use to test that the monitor is OK. I mean like dead pixels etc.?
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LCD screen is not working properly

I have a Compaq Presario CQ40-337TU laptop with a 250GB harddisk and 2GB of RAM. I have Windows 7 32 bit. My laptop's screen becomes very blurry or vague sometimes after starting. This vagueness ...
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OS X 10.6: sub-pixel antialiasing

I'm using a Core2Duo Mac mini with the latest OS X 10.6 version. Though the option "Use LCD font smoothing when available" is selected in the System Preferences, Appearance page, when I take a ...
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Text is not sharp and shadowy in my new LCD

Quite similar to this question, I'm in trouble of the same problem now. I'm trying to set up dual monitor on my SONY CS36H laptop, and I bought Acer S231HLbd last Saturday, but have been struggling ...