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post #11 of 27
This is so nice! drool.gif Paint the custom stand/frame and it's a winner! De-bezeling my monitors will be my next project. What are the size of the metal frames around the screen? Less than an inch?
Edited by mironccr345 - 11/29/12 at 10:21am
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post #12 of 27
How close do you think you can get the screens? As long is there is a gap or bezel of any kind I will never be able to use eyefinity of surround view.

Even though I have three monitors on my desk I will only ever use them as an extended desktop. Any gap in my screen is like a screen tear from hell to my eyes. I just can't stand it.
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post #13 of 27
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I will post some pics up of revision 2. It will be a few days though... Not much spare time right now.

With the middle monitor overlapping the outer two, there is a 13mm (1/2") "dead area", this is about 2mm of dead space that is not rendered between the active pixels and frame. The remaining 11mm is the outer frame.

I may attempt to remove the frame (very risky). Haven't decided yet.

More to come, must go now.
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post #14 of 27
Looks awesome! How much tension is on then from the wooden mount to keep them in place? Any concerns on damaging the screens in doing so?

Looks awesome tho! thumb.gif
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Thread Starter 
There is no compression or tension in the monitors. They are resting in the bottom groove. The top groove is for alignment only. They can still be wiggled around. To keep them pressed against each other, I just folded up paper to the correct thickness and filled in the gaps.

Damaging the screens was a major concern. Somehow I managed to pull this off without tearing anything up so far smile.gif

I have an idea on how to remove the metal frame from the sides... First glue (or use JB Weld) a rigid piece of metal on the back of the monitor, one near each side. Them gently and carefully cut the metal frame from each side. The new piece on the back should give it rigidity when the side piece is gone... Key word: SHOULD.

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post #16 of 27
definitely a brave soul...what gave you the idea for this? When (not if wink.gif ) you pull this off, it'll definitely be something I think more people will attempt! The thing keeping me from nvidia surround is the bezels and having those dead spots. Good Luck!! sub'd! thumb.gif
post #17 of 27
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Ok... I need the help of the community. Someone please encourage/convince me that I should dive further into this project and start hacking these monitors up in the pursuit of gap-less gaming....

I'm in the edge and ready to do it.... smile.gif
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post #18 of 27
Do it!!!!! But in all honesty, they look good as is. But man, I'm curious to see how it would look without the metal frames. biggrin.gif
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Holy mess....that looks so cool.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by walker450 View Post

Ok... I need the help of the community. Someone please encourage/convince me that I should dive further into this project and start hacking these monitors up in the pursuit of gap-less gaming....
I'm in the edge and ready to do it.... smile.gif

It doesn't work like that. Callsign_Vega (I think that's who it was) did a nice little bit on this before. I've also debezeled my own Eyefinity setup. Even if you remove the metal housing (not recommended btw), you still end up with gaps.
    
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