Handheld Monitor (HDMI / VGA)

I work as a field technician for an IT company and 90% of the time, the servers on customer sites do not have monitors plugged into them.
This normally results in me having to scour the site for a spare monitor, or having to bring a laptop along just to remote desktop onto the computer that is sat in front of me!

I would love to make a small pocket sized monitor that accepts VGA and HDMI connections.

It doesnt need to have any intelligence or OS or anything like that, which is where I am becoming confused...

I am really new to the whole arduino / rPi scene and I have no idea if either of these would even be the right option for this kind of thing!
I do know that the rPi has a 7" TFT and a VGA module available (along with the on board HDMI connector) so I'm thinking this is the way to go regardless.

Any ideas?

panic mode4 months ago


Kevinbritain5 months ago

thanks for this..

Panomosh (author) 5 months ago

I just found this - for anyone reading : https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Mini-Monitor/