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a difficult question concerning a laptop lcd screen.

by cloudrat7 Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:58 pm

i have a junk laptop with a functioning screen, it doesn't have a harddrive or anything, not even a cd drive, i want to know if anyone out there is familiar with making use of a lcd screen, possibly to mod it to a usefull stand alone. i've seen some stuff out there, i'm currently looking for any idea, even hooking it up to a game system, i've seen that somewhere too...it'll be a shame for me to just throw it out..
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by diehllane Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:17 pm

You could take it out and the VGA port if the laptop has one... Wire them together and have it for use as an LCD screen for practically whatever you'd like.

I'm sure you could easily find specs online for that little project. Most you'd need is to solder a bit.
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by Funk, E Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:19 pm

You can also build a kickass projection screen with an old LCD screen.
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by cloudrat7 Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:31 pm

man i really want to do this thing, lol. can someone hook me up with some links?
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by marurun Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:46 pm

Unfortunately, the LCD controller board (not the controller for the inverter, but the actual display processing) is probably actually on the mobo of that laptop. So unless you are truly 1337 you will likely not be able to do much with it. If you are 1337, however, go to town.
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