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How to convert Laptop Into Car Screen


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Hey Guys;

I know this sounds impossible, but i was wondering if I can convert an old laptop LCD into a monitor and replace the display for the DVD in my car.
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http://www.mp3car.co...ead.php?t=51040 give that a read...not the most informative thing in the world...but...it will give you an insight into the difficulty of what you're asking
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by the way...all i did was google "laptop lcd to vga"...i would assume you could search for "... to rca" or whatever your car screen uses
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I know its extremely hard and almost impossible but I still have some hope. Also I think I can give it a try because I don't want the laptop or the DVD so I barely have anything to lose.
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You will have to do something similar to this to make a laptop monitor work. There are very few adapters that will power up and display laptop LCD's. Right now it is cheaper to buy a used 15" desktop monitor than convert. Heres a few links that might be of interest.

http://www.grynx.com...wall-walltop/1/

http://www.mp3car.co...ead.php?t=51040

http://www.eio.com/lcdintro.htm

http://inventgeek.co...w/Overview.aspx

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So basicly I go with LOGIC and open up both LCDs and try and fiqure it out?
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All the laptops i have tried doing anything with has the LCD controllers on the motherboard. The Dell's came the closest to having the controllers separate from the motherboard. I have given up on the laptop LCD's and am now concentrating on using desktop LCD's for my endevors. The expense has got me to the point to where desktop components are the only viable way.

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You can buy seperate screens allready made up for car use then just connect the laptop to that might be easier, you can just remove the screen or put it in a different chassis to redice size.
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I know there are screens already made but where would the fun be now if I just bought that?
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