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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by shroom, 13 Oct 2008.

  1. shroom

    shroom What's a Dremel?

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    So, back when the 20.1 inch dells were cool, and a 16ms response time wasn't that bad, I joined the thousands who bought the Dell 2007fpw. Its seen me through good and bad. Then I moved a few hundred miles, put together my desk, turned it on, and:

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    So, I've got a new monitor on the way, but I feel just tossing this old beauty would be a shame. Theres got to be something modder-iffic I can do with it.

    Ideas?
     
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  2. Jackypoos

    Jackypoos Will it blend?

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    Fish-tank?:D
     
  3. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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  4. sui_winbolo

    sui_winbolo Giraffe_City

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    Hahaha that's incredible! (the video)

    What to do with a broken lcd?

    Hmm, good question.

    I have a broken lcd too. It's a Benq 17" lcd with a burnt out backlight or something, and yeah. Seems like a waste to just toss it away.
     
  5. barry99705

    barry99705 sudo rm -Rf /

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    Well since your lcd is broken, nothing to do with that. You could use the rest for a picture frame. With a little hacking you could make it back lit, so you could print on a piece of vellum. That would look cool.
     
  6. Jasio

    Jasio Made in Canada

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    http://inventgeek.com/Projects/BacklightFix/Overview.aspx => Guide to replacing your LCD backlight for $15-25.00 using off the shelf parts.
     
  7. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Clipperz What's a Dremel?

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  10. barry99705

    barry99705 sudo rm -Rf /

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    Could have used some of those screens in some of the special ed class rooms I had to fix computers in.
     
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