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Old 01-06-2004, 05:37 PM   #1
Stephanie
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Small LCD screens


Hey, does anyone know of any good hardware sellers where I can get a small color LCD screen with high NIT about 2 in across and 4 inch width?
 
Old 01-06-2004, 06:20 PM   #2
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Rebel sheep say moo ?

Unless they have the "mad cow disease", then they often say "OOM"

Sorry Stephanie, couldn't resist that one.

regards

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Old 01-06-2004, 07:05 PM   #3
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*resists urge to get in a fight about the political climate of south america*

unless you absolutely need an lcd, don't get one, you could get a 19 inch crt for the same price as a 15 inch lcd

my SECOND constructive post,
take that trickykid
 
Old 01-06-2004, 09:44 PM   #4
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Have you thought about using an old pda screen? That might be your cheapest route although I do not know what you will be using this for.
Check out this site also.

http://www.caltronind.com/products/products.html

quote:
unless you absolutely need an lcd, don't get one, you could get a 19 inch crt for the same price as a 15 inch lcd

Read her post again, she wants a screen about 2x4 inches

quote:

my SECOND constructive post,
 
Old 01-06-2004, 09:52 PM   #5
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Originally posted by unimaginative
unless you absolutely need an lcd, don't get one, you could get a 19 inch crt for the same price as a 15 inch lcd

my SECOND constructive post,
take that trickykid
Didn't you read stephanies post? she is looking for a SMALL LCD SCREEN ABOUT 2 inches x 4 inches

Y would she want a 19inch CRT????

So in fact your post was not constructive!
 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:47 AM   #6
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Steph - I was digging around for a display to be used in a GPS product and found some interesting ones. Unfortunately I can't find the direct linkage for the project anymore. I was drilling though the linkage at gpsdrive.de and stumbled across a list of vendors with touch-screens and small-format displays but I can't seem to re-stumble that path. Try your luck there (and give gpsdrive a spin - it's a blast)

As for stuff I can find...
There's all kinds of flavors especially regarding input types. I've seen Car Stereo shops and big-box electronics shops who sell 5" diag LCD screens for automobile use, but most will only take NTSC/PAL (aka television) input. I see them priced at around CDN$200-300. Some of the Via Micro-ITX crowd have used these as the boards are quite capable of TV-out

Sharp also has some decent information about the various technologies and products. It's geared towards OEMs but I'm sure that if you find something you like you'd be able to locate a distributor in your area.


Last edited by mcleodnine; 01-07-2004 at 12:49 AM.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 01:00 AM   #7
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here's a site that might help.

http://lcdproc.omnipotent.net/index.php3?continue=yes
 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:18 PM   #8
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Thanks for your help gents.

I came up with an idea. I was thinking that since I have been doing some toying with AIML, chatbots, that if I could get a hold of a small LCD then I can create an animated character for it that would move and talk.

Silly project, but I dont have much else to do right now.

Also thanks for that entertaining little arguement over being constructive
 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:29 PM   #9
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http://www.conrad.de - has alwas been an absolute favorite for me - It is a german supplier , they ship worldwide and they have just about everything in electronics that you can dream of... try them out!
 
Old 01-07-2004, 01:56 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by timmy_laf
Didn't you read stephanies post? she is looking for a SMALL LCD SCREEN ABOUT 2 inches x 4 inches

Y would she want a 19inch CRT????

So in fact your post was not constructive!
you are right, I infact misread the post, sorry
 
Old 01-07-2004, 02:54 PM   #11
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Re: *resists urge to get in a fight about the political climate of south america*

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Originally posted by unimaginative
my SECOND constructive post,
take that trickykid
Seriously, you don't need to announce such things or prove it to me.

Regards.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:13 PM   #12
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joke
n.
Something said or done to evoke laughter or amusement, especially an amusing story with a punch line.
A mischievous trick; a prank.
An amusing or ludicrous incident or situation.
Informal.
Something not to be taken seriously; a triviality: The accident was no joke.
An object of amusement or laughter; a laughingstock: His loud tie was the joke of the office.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 07:12 PM   #13
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