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i have a laptop screen that came from a IBM thinkpad 770. is there any way i could hook this screen up to my computer. theres a plug in the top of the screen that has 12 wires, in order from left to right, tan, lightblue,black,white,gray,dark gray,dark blue, green,yellow, orange,red, brown. Then in another plug there 2 white wires for the back light

i hope some one could help me, i would like to use this in a projector.
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post #2 of 9
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no one knows if its possible to conect this
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Guys please help. i don't want to though this lcd out
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post #4 of 9
i dont know how it works, but some people use them as incase lcds, actually mounting them in the case as a moble lanparty case.
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I was wondering the same thing, and did some research, however have not found anything yet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxima
I was wondering the same thing, and did some research, however have not found anything yet.
i've found nothing about how to wire this lcd up. it just seems like such a waste to chuck it out. mabee i'll just ebay it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bradleyl20
i've found nothing about how to wire this lcd up. it just seems like such a waste to chuck it out. mabee i'll just ebay it
I think this soft does it, didnt have the time to try it thou. Tell me if it works


Oh, I just rearead the thread, and noticed that the laptop doesnt work, so sorry. I have no idea how those wires work. Maybie you could send an email directly to ibm.
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Originally Posted by pcharouz
I think this soft does it, didnt have the time to try it thou. Tell me if it works


Oh, I just rearead the thread, and noticed that the laptop doesnt work, so sorry. I have no idea how those wires work. Maybie you could send an email directly to ibm.
that would work good if the laptop was still running, but all i have is a lcd screen not a working laptop. thanks anyway i might try that out some time
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