Forum discussion tagged with LCD.
  1. Yanitwei

    Question How to drive LCD and EL displays with elastomeric connector using Arduino-like PCB ?

    Hello everyone. I've got a tiny electroluminescent display that I pulled out of a car instrument cluster. Now I want to use it in other project but I cannot find a way to drive it in "standalone" mode, using some other programmable PCB like Arduino. Originally, it was connected to instrument...
  2. aleks0801

    Question What monitor should I buy for Warzone?

    Hi everybody, the title is self explanatory. This will be my new build: MOBO: ASRock B650E PG RIPTIDE WIFI CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D Cooler: DeepCool ASSASSIN IV RAM: Corsair Vengeance DIMM 32 GB DDR5-6000 (30-36-36-76) GPU: PowerColor Radeon RX 7900 XTX Hellhound or ASRock ASRock Radeon RX 7900...
  3. Skykiller3183

    Question Problem with LCD sceen on Thermaltake TH360 V2 Ultra AIO ?

    I'm encountering a problem with my Thermaltake TH360 V2 Ultra AIO liquid cooler's LCD screen. the Thermaltake RGB app consistently reports "Controller not connected," preventing me from customizing the display. I've made sure everything is in properly, I updated the software and attempted...
  4. Lag724

    Question Does anyone know what this is?

    I have a VIEWSONIC VG1921wm 1600x900 display LCD moniter. I just started using it after it being in storage for 1 year. It worked fine the last time i used it. the moniter works fine but shows a grayish-black overlay of some sort. I uploaded this image, to show you what i mean i used a black...
  5. M

    Question How does brightness (Nits) affect quality? What is better?

    Hi, I will be buying a 24” Acer monitor 240Y which is LCD monitor and as per acer it has brightness rating of 190 Nits. For indoor usage where the room will be mostly lit by LED tube lighting system and for general purpose computing like browsing, youtube, MS office etc is this an acceptable...
  6. H

    Question Running old LCD projectors on Windows 10

    I have an old Toshiba TDP-B1 LCD projector. It works great when I run it on an IBM Thinkpad running Windows XP, won't work when connected to my Lenovo Desktop runnings Windows 10. Is there any way to get it to run on my Lenovo desktop? Thanks.
  7. foliumcore

    Question Colorful RTX 3080 Vulcan - Custom LCD display?

    I currently have a Colorful iGame RTX 3080 Vulcan OC. This GPU has a LCD display built in. Using the app provided, I am able to change settings and add text, but it is extremely limited; I can't even change the font. I'm looking to make Windows recognise this into a second monitor, and then use...
  8. H

    Question Hitachi LCD Projector won't recognize Computer

    Hi All, I have a Hitachi CP-X2010N LCD Projector, it also says 3LCD on it. I tried different cables, USB and VGA on all the slots but still won't work. The lamp is working, turns on fine, etc. Any advice? I'm running Windows 10 on a Lenovo all-in-one desktop. Thanks.
  9. H

    Question Video is sluggish on Epson Powerlite, help please

    I have an Epson Powerlite 1750 LCD projector. I connected the project to my Lenovo all-in-one desktop but video is sluggish, used a usb-b cable. Played video with VLC player and then Windows Media Player, both gave the same problems. I also tried a VGA cable but that gave me no picture at all...
  10. testeras

    [SOLVED] Dark spots on screen ? Can someone tell me what are these black spots on my screen? it can only be seen on dark colours like gray and blue(on white it cant be seen at all) Screen is Lcd Lenovo ThinkVision 76hz 1280x1024 (idk which model). I dont know when it...
  11. the-halfbloodprince

    [SOLVED] Want to confirm if this display is done or can I use it?

    So I'm a college student and I needed an external monitor to use with my laptop but can't afford one rn. Luckily, I got my friend's permission to use his old laptop's display as that laptop was broken and was not usable anymore. So I carefully removed the display from his laptop successfully...
  12. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] Found an old LCD display, still usable with microcontroller?

    Hi, I recently brought an ancient electrical device home from school for free. It seemed to be some kind of battery charger, and it was busted. Took it apart and salvaged all the transistors ant potentiometers (and I most likely will steal all resistors from the circuitboards like the patient...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Laptop LCD Screen - Safe to use isopropyl 70% alcohol on microfiber cloth to wipe off?

    Hi all, I heard that water is bad for LCD screens and causes damage but what if the laptop is off? Can I apply light pressure to get rid of any grime that can't be blown off the screen? What if the laptop is in sleep mode is small water particles that were left to evaporate for a few seconds...
  14. kisielowa

    [SOLVED] Dell G5 LCD replacement 120Hz to 144Hz (compatibility)

    Hi, I have an issue with screen replacement in Dell G5 15 (5500). I have broken AUO screen - 40pin, 1920x1080, 15,6'', 120Hz and it needs to be replaced. This specific screen model B156HAN13.0 isn't available in my country, but I have found B156HAN8.0 (40pin, 1920x1080, 15,6'' 144Hz) and...
  15. jakedutton24

    Question My monitor randomly completely white screened when turned on.

    A few days ago I was watching a tv show on prime video and my screen randomly went white. The monitor and pc at the time had been on for 12+ hours since I was on it all day and has been used a lot recently and I've had the monitor for around 3 years. the Problem is unquestionably to do with the...
  16. forianzsiga

    Question Help troubleshooting faulty laptop display ?

    Hi y'all! My question would be how can i diagnose blank screen problem on a laptop? No backlight turned on when boot. I wanna know if its the pc or the screen is faulty. Is it possible to connect the PC screen serial via USB to my Desktop and see if it gives out voltage or not? If there's...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Problem with Acer Aspire 5 Slimline Laptop

    I have a Acer Aspire 5 Slimline Laptop that I am trying to fix up. When I bought it, it was missing it's HDD, RAM & LCD screen & most of the LCD screen assembly. When I put a 1TB HDD & 16GB RAM in it & hook a external monitor up to the HDMI port, I can occasionally get it to display a "No...
  18. jaymc

    Question HP Omen 2018 15.6 144hz upgrade to UHD glossy or touchscreen is it possible ? Model I5-ce003na

    Hey people... My son's laptop (HP Omen Model I5-ce003na) screen is broken, his brother threw something at him an broke screen. I was wondering can I upgrade it to UHD glossy I think it's a TFT in it previously it's a 30 pin model no B156HAN04.2... What are my options... can I go 4k.. can I go...
  19. F

    [SOLVED] HELP! Curved 165Hz 27" gaming monitors

    Hello, I was hoping some of the smart people of Tom's Hardware could help me choose/find the differences between these 2 curved monitors. MSI Optix 27" FHD 165Hz 4ms GTG Curved VA LCD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (MAG270CR)...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] How to fix this monitor? These horizontal lines changes from white lines to black lines just after turning on the monitor. Model is LG Flatron L192WS.

    It's a TN LCD panel. These are the things that i tried. 1. Disassembled the monitor and reassembled it's again. 2. Tried to press at the corner of the screen where the horizontal lines are. 3. Connected the laptop with other monitor but everything is fine in that monitor. 4. changed the...
  21. A

    Question My PC screen sometime turn into solid color (mostly white)

    When I was working with my computer or just playing games, my screen just suddenly turns to solid color. I can’t do anything except restart the pc my turning off the psu. Any help for this?
  22. overflowst

    [SOLVED] Soundbar as TV's default speaker replacement

    My Samsung's LCD speakers are creating a lot of vibration even when the volume is moderate. So instead of repairing these inbuilt speakers, I'm thinking of buying a soundbar which will act as replacement. So my question is : If I connect a soundbar will it disable the inbuilt faulty speakers. I...
  23. R

    Question Turn an LCD display into an "LED display"

    Hi, I'm a newbie, sorry if this question is a bit dumb. I need a display that looks similar to a 200x200 RGB LED Matrix panel. With an actual size of approximatively 20x20cm I'm not sure if this even exists. And anyway those are too expensive for what I want to do. I'm looking for something...
  24. T

    Question Is it possible to change the Glass-Digitizer from one device to the another?

    I have two identical tablets ( galaxy tab s4) The first tablet functions, but it's with broken Glass-Digitizer the second tablet is with broken LCD Display, but the Glass-Digitizer is untouched. Is it possible to take the glass digitizer from the tablet with broken lcd and put it on the other...
  25. jzeds1491

    Question Finding compatible LCD replacement

    Hi guys, I'm looking for lcd replacement that fits on my Alienware M14XR1 laptop, so far I could find Samsung LTN140KT08-801 (specifics match 14inch 1600*900 40pin) but the one on my laptop is Samsung LTN140KT05 D01 . As I said specifics are identical but only codes are different . So will it...
  26. T

    [SOLVED] Possible damage oil can do inside a tablet

    So, I would want to hear pretty much everything that can go wrong with oil inside tablet Why i ask: I might try to open and clean it, but there is a 50/50 chance I might break it when doing so. And to bring to a shop - cheaper to buy a new one. It's massage oil, and it has gone in so I can...
  27. T

    [SOLVED] Oil in Acer Switch 10 2in1 Tablet - disassembly

    I got oil inside my Acer Switch 10 2in1 tablet, and I can see it in my lcd when I power it on. I have opened it, taken out battery and cleaned, but I still see the oil inside when the screen is on. I dont see how I can get to the LCD from inside. Anybody know if it is glued and it is a heat gun...
  28. K

    Question Backlight on Acer laptop has failed? Screen remains black, even after screen replacement. How to fix?

    I inherited a laptop (Acer 8172T TravelMate) with a cracked screen. The screen was very bright but badly cracked. So I bought the exact same model of screen and replaced it (screen model B116XW02). Now whenever I turn the monitor on, the screen is black.....but a flashlight shining on the...
  29. D

    Question How do I play videos on my TV from my Flash Drive

    I am recording some home videos from VHS tapes to a digital copy for a friend. She wants to be able to play them on the tv with flash drive. I am having trouble figuring out why I cannot play these videos on the TV from the Flash Drive and needs some help. I can play the video on the computer...
  30. Rds95

    Question Help Figuring Out Which Component Faulty

    Hi everyone, I have a lenovo legion y520. I wanted to replace the keyboard because the O key wasnt working anymore. Its an embeded keyboard in this laptop. Anyway I replaced it. After that, I maybe damaged something in the motherboard. The cable linking the lcd screen and the mobo burnt because...
  31. taimoorbaig382

    [SOLVED] Which Display Connector/Converter Should I Buy?

    Hello. I just bought a MSI RX 580 8GB Armor. But my LED's Display Cord requires a DVI Port... So i was looking for a connector/converter. So a HDMI to DVI would be fine right? Or DVI to HDMI.. Maybe?? I don't know what to call it. Sorry for bad English.. So can you guys search for...
  32. S

    Question Difference between LCD's and LED's and which to Buy

    Hello, I'm thinking of buying a PC screen as my own is a bit old now ( HP L1750 ) I'm completely dumb in this Screen stuff, So i want to know what's the difference between an LCD and an LED, And which one is better.............. In terms of Over heating Graphics Image/Video quality I mainly...
  33. D

    Question How do you test laptop screens?

    How do you test laptop screens? I have a bunch of laptops screens a friend gave me and a few I scrapped from broken laptop. I want to sell them, but I need to know if they work. I know they the lcd is not broken as I do not see any spots on them. My friend who works with computer told me that...
  34. A

    Question Dell E1910 Display Issue

    Hello Guys I am attaching some picture in black background you can easily see it but it will not easily spot when background is changed from black and overclocking on 75hz Images Link : View:
  35. Blackened98

    Question Weird curved lines that can be seen from the laptop's top view

    Hey guys just got this new laptop from ASUS and i've noticed that if you looked from the top view you can see this weird curved shaped lines almost like a pice of cloth View: From other views everything is perfect but only if you view it from the top you notice...
  36. V

    Question No screen on DVI-D after windows load. WHY?

    Hi guys I am new here. I have Intel i5 2320 3.0GHZ Processor. 6 Gigs of RAM (Normal kind). Asus P8H61-M LE/CSM R2.0 Mobo. 3x Sata Hdds. 1 has window installation. Asus Gtx 1060 OC3G Gfx Card. (JUST PURCHASED ) (with clean window and driver installation using hdmi cable) Before had gt730 2gb ddr3...
  37. C

    Question Faulty LCD screen for Clevo P650RE6 with fading out and colours inverting

    Pictures: View: Screen: Defiance Series: 15.6" Matte Full HD IPS LED Widescreen (1920x1080) [purchased from PC Specialist in the UK mid-2015) Hello, what is wrong with this screen? I'm in the process of refurbishing my laptop. Next up on my list is the screen...
  38. Shaun98

    Question Backlight Bleed or something else? should i return this day old laptop?

    Hi, i just got my brand new medion erazer X6806 Gaming laptop today. i was setting it up in work today and done a fresh windows install to remove the bloatware etc. When it rebooted i noticed a yellow glow on the bottom and top corners of the LCD. i Have had a look online and people are saying...
  39. D

    [SOLVED] Screen Artifact in New Laptop

    Does anyone know what these screen defects are? The laptop is a recently purchased ASUS VivoBook 15. They only appear against dark backgrounds. I uploaded an image of the defects against a black screen. You can see two light dots, and what appear to be bright smudges. I would like to identify...
  40. themiziko

    [SOLVED] Clearing displays - what to use ? and questions about foam cleaners

    So, I'm currently using Incore foam cleaner for LCD/TFT Displays. I apply it on dry fibercloth, clean the monitor, and then use dry paper towel to wipe the remaining moist coating layer. But from what I read online, they can damage your screen and remove the protective layer on the Display ...