Have a dead laptop lying around? Make a new screen!

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Have a dead laptop lying around? Make a new screen!

If you have a spare Laptop hanging around which isn’t in working order! You can recycle the screen and use it with a PC or another Laptop – it’s pretty straightforward!

Step 1:

Unscrew everything on the laptop (Generally located on the bottom of the device)
Unscrew everything on the laptop (Generally located on the bottom of the device)

 

Step 2:

There could be a few cables connecting from the Laptop to the screen - disconnect them carefully. They are quite thin!
There could be a few cables connecting from the Laptop to the screen – disconnect them carefully. They are quite thin!

 

Step 3:

Now it's disconnected give the screen a quick wipe (NOT WATER)
Now it’s disconnected give the screen a quick wipe (NOT WATER)

 

Step 4:

Check the Model number inside the laptop - Then hit up Amazon or Ebay and look for the corresponding Controller panel that will work with your screen. You will also need to power it!
Check the Model number inside the laptop – Then hit up Amazon or Ebay and look for the corresponding Controller panel that will work with your screen. You will also need to power it!

 

Step 5:

Connect it all together and see if it works!
Connect it all together and see if it works!

 

Step 6:

Make a stand - this gentleman has made his out of Lego - but you can use Cardboard, plastic, or nothing at all!
Make a stand – this gentleman has made his out of Lego – but you can use Cardboard, plastic, or nothing at all!

 

Step 7:

Now it's complete set it up and connect it! All done!
Now it’s complete set it up and connect it! All done!

 

You’d be surprised about how much tech you can reuse and recycle; all it takes is a quick Google search.

Original Source: https://imgur.com/account/favorites/OyW13

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