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

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How do I connect the screen of a laptop as an external display?

I do not want to use a functional laptop as a display. I have a brand new replacement screen for a laptop that I would like to mod into my desktop computer case. I want to connect it to the computer ...
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Possible to bypass laptop inverter power source - HP dv5000 inverter 7 input pins?

I've got an HP dv5000 laptop with a backlight that won't light up, (but is known to be good). I've also got an inverter board which is good, but isn't getting power from the mobo. So, my question ...
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Cracked laptop lcd screen with gray spots appearing

I have opened my pavilion HDX 18 laptop to replace the screen backlight (one of the lamps broke but there were no gray spots). Once I put it back together The screen appeared cracked and it displayed ...
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slight jiggle or shake results in laptop's lcd to ripple in one (small) spot

Even applying a tiny bit of pressure to the frame surrounding the lcd causes it. Is this damaging or a sign of bad assembly? To be clear: this happens in exactly one place on the LCD, regardless of ...
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MacBook (OS X.7) cannot communicate with LCD projector

The computer recognizes the projector, and IDs it in the "displays" menu, but the projector -- both an In-Line and a Hitachi projector -- does not recognize any computer sending input to it. I have ...
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Laptop LCD screen line defect(?)

The left part works well. But there are various colors of thin vertical lines and black background. Which problem does my laptop have? Is this LCD problem or mainboard problem? I wonder which ...
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Advise on sony notebook graphic card/monitor/bios fault

I am getting colorful stripes on my laptop's display, as described by the pictures: Thus, I ask: Whether I have a software or a hardware failure? What is the cause of the problem? Should I ...
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Displaying random pixels on LCD

Will it damage my LCD screen if I display a stream of continuously changing randomly colored pixels, at the monitor's refresh rate, for a long time? As in, will it damage it any more than displaying a ...
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Stuck or dead pixel?

I can't tell if one of the pixels on the screen of my 2011 Macbook air is dead or just stuck. The pixel is usually black while displaying most colors, but it changes to white if I'm looking at a ...
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Can laptops be used for DualView technology? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a free/open source tool to allow me to control another computer or use it as a second monitor? Is it possible to align two laptops and configure them to use ...
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Netbook screen display is garbled (has black/white & horizontal line patterns, screen freezes, and/or wrong display position)

Upon powering my netbook on, its screen turns into a garbled display (has black/white patterns, horizontal line patterns, screen freezes and/or wrong display position). This distortion happens even at ...
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What is the odd paper inside a computer LCD?

So some friends and I were smashing an old, broken laptop; and we found this odd film like paper inside the LCD screen. When you look through it, it seems to act like a prism, as everything becomes ...
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What are the white spot on my Laptop LCD screen?

Today, I've cleaned my laptop screen and noticed white spot that can be seen behind a white background pixels. There are about 3 or 4 of these little spot on the right and left side of screen. It ...
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Laptop with a hit, the screen shows black as red and have red vertical lines [closed]

yesterday my laptop hit the ground on one side and since then the screen has vertical red lines and shows the black as red. Is the physical screen broken? I expected to see some local damage on it ...
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Why am I seeing red dots on my LCD screen?

My laptop is about 2.5 years old. Now I am starting to see red dots on certain shades of colour (mainly dark colours, blues and blacks), and it is not limited to certain pixels, because when you move ...
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My monitor made a noise and is now dimmer - can I repair this myself?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster T190 LCD monitor which I've had for about 5 years. It hissed slightly then went dim (readable but the top half of the screen is less bright). I'm pretty sure that after 5 ...
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How to disable auto brightening LCD

I am not talking about adjusting screen brightness through power management (this is a laptop), I'm not talking about how the screen brightness setting may be different between 'plugged in' and ...
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How to program arduino with ic2 for a liquid crystal lcd screen? [closed]

I am trying to get text characters to come up on my liquid crystal lcd screen. it's a 16x2 screen. It only uses four pins...gnd, 5v, scl, and sda pins. I'm not sure what how to program it since all ...
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How to get rid of disturbance on LCD monitor?

I have an Acer G195HQL LCD monitor and recently I've been noticing a lot of disturbance on the screen. They appear to be like flickering horizontal white lines. These lines are more apparent on dark ...
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Is there any difference between a refurbished and a used monitor? [closed]

I am looking for an additional monitor. I'm trying to save some money by looking at used and refurbished ones. Used monitors are usually noticeably cheaper, but it is quite difficult to find ...
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Green flickering pixels that move with black images

Strange question... Occasionally, on my LCD screen, pixels that should be black flicker rapidly and constantly between black and green, about 4 flickers a second. The crazy part is, unlike dead/stuck ...
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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 ...