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I kid of course, but its up there. I went into the build simply because I was bored which manifested multiple mistakes but we made it to the end. I should have posted a build log but i couldn't bring myself to do it. So what we got here is a QNIX 2710 flanked by two LTN154P1-L03 LCD replacement laptop screens all mounted in a custom fabricated aluminum angle mount.



I'll post some more pictures if they are requested. While this is not exactly a build log, taking on these projects is all about experience and what you take away from them, so I'd thought I'd share what I learned from mine.

1.Matching controller boards to laptop displays, ordering them, and understanding their logic and programs is horrible.
2.Most DIY electronic projects such as this endeavor require parts shipped from china, shipping times will be long.
3.The service you receive from asian ebay outlets can be surprising. If they have high approval rating you can expect them to go the extra mile regardless of the language barrier.
4.JBweld is tough stuff but takes awhile to set. Clamp whatever you are working with down or it WILL shift and you will be stuck with what you got in the morning.
5.Aluminum is bad at making choices. It cant decide if it wants to break or bend. Make your cuts accordingly(deep).
6.Spray painting takes time, you rush it and **** goes wrong fast.
7.There are multiple home products you can use to "repair" scratches to laptop screens.
8.Laptop screens are not nearly as scratch resistant as desktop monitors

Edit: Does anyone know how to configure nvidia surround to portrait-landscape-portrait? I keep getting an error message saying the resolutions are incompatable(of course they are if everything is landscape)
Edited by thehidecheck - 10/17/13 at 5:59pm
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Those are laptop screens out on the side!!?? That is unique
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Well that is certainly interesting...how do you like it?
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ATM i get cant it work due to software limitations, looking for a fix atm.
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ATM i get cant it work due to software limitations, looking for a fix atm.

I like it, hope you get it worked out.thumb.gif
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