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laptop screen on normal pc

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Cosmoe, Nov 28, 2001.

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  1. Cosmoe

    Cosmoe Thread Starter

    Nov 27, 2001
    Ok I havent done much research on this or anything and obviously dont know much about it but, is it possible to hook a norm pc up to a laptop screen? I'm not talking about using video ins or anything on a laptop to do this, i mean by taking the screen off the laptop and maybe splicing the wires to make it work on a pc. Is there an adapter of some sort i would need to get?
    Thanks for the help in advance
  2. Rockn


    Jul 29, 2001
    If you also took the inverter out of the laptop I am sure you could ger it to work. It will not connect directly to the outpu of a PC video card.
  3. Lurker1


    Jan 30, 2001
    Hi Cosmoe

    Probably more trouble than its worth. The laptop screen will need some way to convert the analog signal from the video card back to a digital signal (that's how LCD flat screens work). You would need to find out the input pins, signals and voltages that the Lcd uses. Just tieing a few wires together probably won't work.
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