Acceptable Resolutions?

If you're making a portable you probably need something to watch it on. (Unless you want to guess what's happening in the game, but I wouldn't advise that) Anyway, this forum is your "Hacking a pocket TV/screen" one-stop solution. Share your experiences and knowledge here.

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Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by Snipeye » Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:25 pm

Well, I've been looking at a lot of LCD screens recently to find one for my portable, but, especially with the portable DVD player screens, the resolution seems to be quite low...

For instance, there's this: (Audiovox d1708)

http://cgi.ebay.com/AUDIOVOX-PORTABLE-D ... 35ace11e0b" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And it has a resolution of 480x234... 7"!

The PSone screen is 5" and has a resolution of 480x640, so that puts it in comparison... as a rule of thumb, how low can you go resolution-wise before it gets really noticeable? I would like to use the audiovox screen, but I don't know how it will look, and I don't want to blow $10 (I know, I'm cheap) for a POS screen.


EDIT: Oops, that doesn't have a/v input, so that won't be used either way. Still, though, is that a reasonable resolution?

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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by hailrazer » Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:36 pm

Snipeye wrote:Well, I've been looking at a lot of LCD screens recently to find one for my portable, but, especially with the portable DVD player screens, the resolution seems to be quite low...

For instance, there's this: (Audiovox d1708)

http://cgi.ebay.com/AUDIOVOX-PORTABLE-D ... 35ace11e0b" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And it has a resolution of 480x234... 7"!

The PSone screen is 5" and has a resolution of 480x640, so that puts it in comparison... as a rule of thumb, how low can you go resolution-wise before it gets really noticeable? I would like to use the audiovox screen, but I don't know how it will look, and I don't want to blow $10 (I know, I'm cheap) for a POS screen.


EDIT: Oops, that doesn't have a/v input, so that won't be used either way. Still, though, is that a reasonable resolution?
The Psone screen is 320x240. It can accept a 640x480 signal and downconvert it , but it's native resolution is 320x240
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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by Snipeye » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:00 pm

Ah, well that puts things into perspective slightly better.

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Post by gamax92 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:37 pm

how would you have a resoultion of 480,640 that would be like flipping a monitor on its side.
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Post by hailrazer » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:47 pm

gamax92 wrote:how would you have a resoultion of 480,640 that would be like flipping a monitor on its side.
640x480 is a standard 4:3 ratio.
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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by gamax92 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:54 pm

Damn it hailrazer. I know that. I'm making a point that he had it written incorrectly.

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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by hailrazer » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:07 pm

gamax92 wrote:Damn it hailrazer. I know that. I'm making a point that he had it written incorrectly.
Once again then a worthless useless post. :roll:

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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by Modddi » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:11 pm

And You only makeing it worse Stop being a big waste of time hailrazer.

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Post by hailrazer » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:16 pm

Modddi wrote:And You only makeing it worse Stop being a big waste of time hailrazer.
And you are?

That's what I thought. :roll:

I have been and always will be helpful to members here who earn respect. I have tried to be helpful to gamax92 and he spurned my help and has now cussed me several times.

And I have made nothing "worse" and I have wasted no ones time.
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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by Modddi1 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:30 pm

Could You find any screen that are a bigger resoloution

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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by hailrazer » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:36 pm

Modddi1 wrote:Could You find any screen that are a bigger resoloution
Hard to find a 5" screen with anything higher than 320x240.

There are 5" 640x480 out there but they are Vga screens and cost quite a bit more and you still need an audio amp and speakers with them.
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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by Modddi1 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:58 pm

I Just Did
http://geogiosfrancescojoao.wordpress.c ... ok-reader/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Acceptable Resolutions?

Post by hailrazer » Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:45 pm

Modddi1 wrote:I Just Did
http://geogiosfrancescojoao.wordpress.c ... ok-reader/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I found them online for around $100 which is a bit expensive.

But it's widescreen which no one wants or likes for portables. :(

Other than that it would be nice as a gps system with backup camera.

If it was just a screen/speakers and av in , and about $60 it might be more tempting.
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