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    Default Old LCD Displays to AV or RGB


    Any ideas of converting the old lcd displays(monochrome laptop screens) to display as a monitor for the sat receivers.
    what conversion is necessary, anyone with ideas.
    or any special conversion kit?
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    hmmm.... pretty hard idea you come up w/ eh bro. cogil? considering the conversion kit (if there is) to make an old lcd monitor to become your satellite receiver display, i guess it is much easier buying a 7" / 12volts flatscreen tv. like i have now. not only i can watch local channels, it is also very easy to take it on the roof to adjust my satellite dish

    ps: it's only less than US$100 for that tv. its worth buying it than taking a chance to your query...
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    Thats fine zoren,
    here that screen 7" flat screen costs about $180 aprox, while i have more than five old laptop screens going to the dustbin, had to look for a recycling possibility to the sat industry - sat finder or roof monitor just for the sat-lock display.

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    well, technically possible but lots of work! First old LCD monochrome screen have 9pins(signal input), the colored ones need 15pins. then the problem of converting it to a composite signal like a plane TV monitor!

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    Quote Originally Posted by khan2ton View Post
    well, technically possible but lots of work! First old LCD monochrome screen have 9pins(signal input), the colored ones need 15pins. then the problem of converting it to a composite signal like a plane TV monitor!
    Thanks khan,
    one of them bluish screen even has 30pins input. I will assume its color with three inputs per line color as on RGB

    just for display purposes, i thought by now someone has developed a chip for this purpose, only me not knowing.
    this is from composite or rgb to lcd mono or color.
    also thought the chip might cost about $5, and my thoughts are running.
    Like in old desktops some were made with an adaptable video out from the monitors, though now i need the opposite.
    For now even a wiring diagram for the 9 pins to the monochrome would be a great help or one step ahead. or a guide site on net

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    See the following link http://www.discovercircuits.com/list.htm

    There are many circuits for video converstion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lnb15k View Post
    See the following link http://www.discovercircuits.com/list.htm

    There are many circuits for video converstion.
    thanks will try and peruse the site for any signs or leads

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    Got any leads?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lnb15k View Post
    Got any leads?
    Nothing so far to do with wiring up LCD displays from CRT circuits,
    but still looking, thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by cogil View Post
    Nothing so far to do with wiring up LCD displays from CRT circuits, but still looking, thanks
    if you want to get the correct wiring of the LCD. on the back of your LCD there is a part# that will determine the make and model# of that LCD. like in my old Mac Powerbook the part# is Sharp LM64183P. i google it, and got the diagram of my LCD and the identification of each pin on the connector.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoren View Post
    if you want to get the correct wiring of the LCD. on the back of your LCD there is a part# that will determine the make and model# of that LCD. like in my old Mac Powerbook the part# is Sharp LM64183P. i google it, and got the diagram of my LCD and the identification of each pin on the connector.
    Thanks zoren will try this out, what i know at the momment is that all are toshiba laptops, and will check for the numbers, thanks for the great idea hope I'll get a diagram.
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