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DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« on: September 02, 2013, 05:41:32 PM »

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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 05:53:48 PM »
Looks really interesting. I think one can´t do too much wrong for the price. I only wonder how bright it is.

The monitor alone goes for 25 bucks, for example here

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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2013, 06:07:08 PM »
On the other hand, ok, this one is more than double the price, but still quite cheap, and it has all you need to go without having to hassle with housing and so on: Click


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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 06:30:41 PM »

No doubt, 115,99€ is good price... but then with the VAT/TAX's for portugal is just going up the price, a lot. Im trying to not buy stuff more then 45€ outside of europe because of the vat/tax's/customs.

...and of course i love diy projects  :D


Just checking now the technical data from smallhd and try to find something similar... and more cheaper.

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Maybe with this,
http://www.ebay.com/itm/5-0-inch-TFT-LCD-Module-Display-800X480-Touch-Panel-PCB-Adapter-SSD1963-SD-/111141506248?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19e08cccc8

+ Arduino

I got this?
http://www.smallhd.com/products/dp4-evf/index.html


Also find this,
http://www.ebay.com/itm/7inch-HD-LCD-PANEL-HDMI-VGA-2AV-Reversing-Driver-board-/251317030090?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a83a98cca


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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2013, 06:49:56 PM »
Well, if you go for a DIY, I´ll be keen to see how it works for you. So please post your conclusions, if you do. However here in germany I found another screen, that looks quite goot regarding the features: Click

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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2013, 06:56:37 PM »
Thank you Karmaschinken, any info, tip, link's will be very useful  :D


Thanks for the link, this is more affordable but still i going look deep for the DIY... let see what happen

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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2013, 07:41:10 PM »
I'd check the DPI of the screen, esp at lower res like 800x480. Results aren't stellar on the small screens I've used.

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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2013, 03:04:47 AM »
The screen is probably fine for framing, the thing about cheap screens is they'll be a terrible representation of colour, but if you're using scopes to calibrate then that won't be a problem.


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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2013, 05:46:02 AM »
tablet thing? has no HDMI in so unless you have a 6D or that new 70D(w).

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Re: DIY MONITOR & IT'S CHEAP !!!
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2013, 06:25:15 AM »

DAMMMNNNN    :o