Using a laptop screen with a PC- how?

mhku

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I have an old laptop screen that I'd like to use as a pc screen (well htpc screen). Is it possible? Does anyone know of any useful "how-to" websites?

Thanks.

:)
 

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mhku said:
I have an old laptop screen that I'd like to use as a pc screen (well htpc screen). Is it possible? Does anyone know of any useful "how-to" websites?

Thanks.

:)
I've heard that it is possiple, but it's very time consuming and requires a good knowledge of electronics, so I'm told....
 

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probably a very tricky thing to do, as it would require not only the screen but all the electronic bits that convert signals into images + knowing exactly the colour scheme of all connectors...
 

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I was told that elsewhere as well so bought a 15" TFT instead. Laptop screens to the recycle tip..
 

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mhku said:
Laptop screens to the recycle tip..
Sell them on eBay, you should get a good sum of money for them there...
 

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same advise here, never tip anything m8 lol
 

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They're ancient, circa 1999.
 

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mhku said:
They're ancient, circa 1999.
There are stil people with circa 1999 laptops looking for spares, believe me, I used to refurbish laptops and I used eBay a lot to find the parts I needed...
 

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I'll see what I've got left of them- all in bits in a carrier bag ;)
 

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I'll see what I've got left of them- all in bits in a carrier bag ;)
Sell them as a Joblot of untested spares, bound to get a bidding frenzy for them as people who know what they're looking for find something amongst what you have... :D
 

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ah! don't get him too excited though 2cv, sometimes this sorta thing don't go down too well.... if it does, then great!
 

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ah! don't get him too excited though 2cv, sometimes this sorta thing don't go down too well.... if it does, then great!
I know, I always say I'll get a bidding frenzy, and bugger all happens!!!O-Ha
 

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