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24 inch monitor?



  • So, it’s 2019 and displays have come a long way and I’ve been looking at a lot of posts lately about monitors used.

    My hope is to create a MM of my own and I prefer about 24 or so for display (without my wallet being empty afterwards).
    What do I need to look for? IPS, VA?

    If you have any specific suggestions for a somewhat budget monitor that will do the job I’d be a happy man 🙂


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    Hi! I’ve made my MM project with a second-hand 24" LG LCD TV and it looks great. I’ve spent less than 100 € last year.

    Hope it helps you.

    If you want to take a look of it:

    https://forum.magicmirror.builders/topic/8815/my-bathroom-smart-mirror



  • I’m running on a $80 black friday deal Acer monitor. IPS would give you a wider view of the monitor, but where mine is located I’m looking at it pretty straight on. I’m building a full frame to go around mine, so just leaving the plastic housing on it, but I know a lot of folks like to remove the plastic to slim it down.

    I spent a little more on a new case for the pi as it was running pretty warm, I went with a full heat sink aluminum case (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D3S1WBP) which has helped a lot.



  • @Oxholm said in 24 inch monitor?:

    So, it’s 2019 and displays have come a long way and I’ve been looking at a lot of posts lately about monitors used.

    My hope is to create a MM of my own and I prefer about 24 or so for display (without my wallet being empty afterwards).
    What do I need to look for? IPS, VA?

    If you have any specific suggestions for a somewhat budget monitor that will do the job I’d be a happy man 🙂

    Damm even I am having a similar kind of issue, I have searched all over the internet and even have posted on number of threads on different forum, no solution seems to work. I am really frustrated, can anyone of you here help me resolve this issue, I am very much tired now.


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