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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.
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
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!
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.
Something not to be taken seriously; a triviality: The accident was no joke.
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