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Screens from old IPAQs - can i connect them to a computer? Answered

...I got a few old IPAQs and i am wondering if there is a way to connect them to my pc.....for example a vga adapter



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9 years ago

Not at all easily.

Screens in palmtops and laptops have their drivers tightly integrated into the machine's display circuitry; there is no "video" signal that you could interrupt in order to drive them from an external source. You'd have to rebuild the drive circuits, and then either hook that to video capture logic or talk to them digitally.

Probably easier to actually reprogram the IPAQs with something that lets you send them info from the PC, if you can figure out how to program and interface to them.