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projector from old rear projection computer monitor? Answered

is it possible? because what i want to do is hook up my laptop to a old computer monitor and have it project the image onto my wall

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bocaj90 (author)2010-07-29

If rear projection computer monitors are anything like rear projection TVs, then they use cathode ray tubes (crts) to fire electrons onto a photo reactive material to produce light for the image. So as far as I can see it wouldn't be possible. You would be firing electrons onto a non photo reactive surface (e.g. a wall) so there would be no image. Also, it might be a minor radiation hazard.

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