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#208136 28-Jan-2017 08:37
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Hello, just curious if you can get small flat screens with a hdmi and usb connection? Or atleast HDMI.

 

 

 

I just want a flat screen about 10inch that has no function at all but I can plug a chromecast into and use as a screen while I am doing cardio,in bed etc.  I have been looking at tablets but do not need all the other functions and the cheap ones run slow.

 

 

 

Thank you


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  #1710978 28-Jan-2017 11:06
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10" panels tend to be more of an industrial product hence harder to come by and less economical than larger (17"+) consumer displays.

 

You can get "USB Monitors" however they're also costly ($300+) and need a Windows device to drive them.

 

As you're wanting to cast to your device anyway I think the most economical and practical solution would be a cheap Android tablet.

 

7" for $80.70: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABOLE7095/Ollee--MB709Q57-7-Tablet---1024x600-13Ghz-Quad-Cor

 

10.1" for $138.00: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABUIS5110/UNISURF-101-Tablet-Black--Quad-Core--8GB-Storage-1

 

I see your concerns about cheap tablets being slow however if you're just using it for whatever you would be driving a monitor with anyway (playing a single video etc) you should have no issues with the above.


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  #1711111 28-Jan-2017 17:08
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From AliExpress you can get 7" and 10" panels that take an hdmi. They just don't have all the frame around it. I have one on my computer In a cupboard.

https://flic.kr/p/Gd2wBY

I just double sided taped it to a piece of mdf and put the connection daughter board On the rear.




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  #1711117 28-Jan-2017 17:35
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We brought 2 7" field monitors for work from aliexpress(https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/EMS-Free-Andoer-7-Ultra-thin-on-Camera-Video-Monitor-Full-HD-1920x1200-IPS-Screen-with/1803782_32701850521.html?spm=2114.12010612.0.0.7U1FvG).

 

Not cheap when you compare it to what you can get in bigger monitors however it has a fantastic panel(1920x1200 IPS).

 

Not sure about 10" but the same seller on aliexpress has a few and when i was looking amazon do have some that may suit what you want to do but from memory do not have anywhere near the resolution.





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