[DIY ] links/tips for laptop lcd conversion into monitors


    Jun 28 2006 | 7:35 pm
    Hi List , i am looking for some DIY receipes to convert old laptop lcds, video+photo camera lcds, cellphone lcds... into monitors ( which can be hooked up to another computer, dvd player or video camera...) i know the process is not that easy and is different for each brand, so if anybody had success with it , links and tips would be hihgly appreciated . i am open to any suggestions and hints . i would preferably go for lowtech and cheap solutions .
    muchisimas gracias . a bientot .
    ( i did not take the time to browse the archives , so i apologize if it is a recurent topic : pardonnnez moi )

    • Jun 28 2006 | 9:31 pm
      the problem with this idea is that most lcd use custom hardware voltage(?) drivers that cost alot of $$$. i use a psone lcd display which has built in video-in. great 5" display and dirty cheap. you can strip it out of its beige package and slap some Nice clear pvc around it.
      http://www.vjforums.com/search.php?searchid=96096 check google for [psone lcd] also check google for [DIY Projectors diyaudio]
      2006/6/28, karl-otto von : > > > Hi List , > i am looking for some DIY receipes to convert old laptop lcds, video+photo > camera lcds, cellphone lcds... into monitors ( which can be hooked up to > another computer, dvd player or video camera...)
      i know the process is not that easy and is different for each brand, so if > anybody had success with it , links and tips would be hihgly appreciated . > i am open to any suggestions and hints . i would preferably go for lowtech > and cheap solutions . > > muchisimas gracias . a bientot . > > ( i did not take the time to browse the archives , so i apologize if it is > a recurent topic : pardonnnez moi ) >
    • Jun 28 2006 | 10:16 pm
      On 6/28/06, yair reshef wrote: > > http://www.vjforums.com/search.php?searchid=96096 > check google for [psone lcd] > also check google for [DIY Projectors diyaudio] >
      Also, ask to [phys-comp] mailing list! And search in makezine.com site!
      pc
    • Jun 29 2006 | 12:43 pm
      thanks for tips , i was aware of makezine.com . any other tips ? there must be more stuff around ... in peace, k
      Quote: ebmoluoc wrote on Wed, 28 June 2006 16:16 ---------------------------------------------------- > On 6/28/06, yair reshef wrote: > > > > http://www.vjforums.com/search.php?searchid=96096 > > check google for [psone lcd] > > also check google for [DIY Projectors diyaudio] > > > > > Also, ask to [phys-comp] mailing list! > And search in makezine.com site! > > pc > ----------------------------------------------------
    • Jun 29 2006 | 1:15 pm
      Also try hackaday.com one of my favorites.
      B
      On Jun 29, 2006, at 7:43 AM, karl-otto von wrote:
      > > thanks for tips , i was aware of makezine.com . > any other tips ? there must be more stuff around ... > in peace, > k >