Help w/ color LCD...
I got a real cool little 9" color LCD for $10.00! It's got a DC-DC power supply already that reguires a +12v and +5v.
I need help with the video in requirements. On the spec sheet I obtained, it talks about:
I'm not sure what type of video signal it's looking for. I don't really know a lot about that. Is it looking for NTSC, VGA, or a specific digital lcd type video signal that I've seen talked about on the forum before?
Can anyone go through a breakdown of the VGA signal/pin-out from a traditional video card?
Maybe some of the other types of signals.
Know of any webpages that talk about all of this?
I admit I'm no expert in this field but if it's a laptop type LCD display, it WON'T interface to a standard VGA type video card.
Because VGA output is analogue, and LCDs are digital, it needs a digital video card!
There is an MP3Car on the main MP3CAR site, where some guy has successfully done this (full marks to him), but the wiring loom is a nightmare, it's not a quick fix.
Its not really a matter of how difficult it is to get a laptop screen going.. if you can find the card that drives it, you just have to solder some wires together.. the real ***** is that the card will cost around $300.. which makes your 9" LCD cost $310.. and for that price you can probably get something much better..