Introduction: Frame for an Old Laptop LCD

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I am building a frame to put an old LCD screen from an old laptop

I also made a video for this, hope you enjoy, i will soon hope to make a better quality-more details video soon

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I used an 17' LCD from an laptop that died a few years ago, you can use almost any LCD used by laptops.

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After many ideas i decided to go with Ikea and i bought a Ribba frame 30x40 cm

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i opened the frame and decided how i wanted to position the screen inside the frame

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I used a cardboard to measure the screen size and make some measurements for the best positioning and looking, and marked where the cables will enter under the frame

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Positioning the LCD controller board according to the lengths of the cables and cutting the whole to connect the LCD

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As next step i measured the white cardboard to be cut according to the needs and to be able to fully use screen

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Before putting all together i clean the glass of the frame since it wont be open soon

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i connected the LCD to the controller and stared to position the components acoordingly.

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As a final step, for the cables not to fly around i had used tape for cable management

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as a final product, im very happy how it turned up to be and i wont keep this gorgeous LCD deposit anywhere else


jackhf1 (author)2015-08-20

Bro. Where did you get the controller board?

DesBurak (author)2014-10-06

Where did you find the speakers(?) in step 9?

waveboy2u (author)DesBurak2014-10-08

the speakers were as an option on ebay on motherboard sellers page

jkristensen1 (author)2014-03-04

Actually very simple and neat. Thanks for the little tip!

dmeşca (author)jkristensen12014-03-04

I'm glad that you liked it

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