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    Laptop LCD

    I've got an IBM Thinkpad T41 is there possibity of removing the LCD and converting it into a monitor having vga/dvi input so that it can be connected to a PC..??

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    Re: Laptop LCD

    nope.

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    Re: Laptop LCD

    It's possible and it has been done on a number of occasions, but it's not feasible and certainly out of bounds to those with little or no electronics knowlege.

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    Re: Laptop LCD

    Unlikey.

    Laptop LCDS usualy use LVDS or DSI to connect from the motherboard to the graphics card, and seeing as desktop graphics cards don't emmit LVDS signals, you are probably out of luck

    It is a fairly standard type of signal, so you may be able to connect somthing to it, for example the Rasbery PI has DSI headers for an LCD montor.

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    Re: Laptop LCD

    damn, now a days. LCD monitor is cheap as dirt.... why not buy a new or used monitor instead?

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