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Can you change the connector for laptop screens?

I'm looking to get a new screen for my laptop https://www.laptopscreen.com/English/model/Lenovo/Y50-70~20378/

 

problem is that I'd like a 1080p replacement which uses 30 pin rather than 40. What are my options here? Would I need to do any soldering , replace a cable?

 

(I know this is probably not the best place to post this so do link me to somewhere I could find out more about this if you have an idea)

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1 minute ago, ErykYT3 said:

I'm looking to get a new screen for my laptop https://www.laptopscreen.com/English/model/Lenovo/Y50-70~20378/

 

problem is that I'd like a 1080p replacement which uses 30 pin rather than 40. What are my options here? Would I need to do any soldering , replace a cable?

 

(I know this is probably not the best place to post this so do link me to somewhere I could find out more about this if you have an idea)

It's certainly not the type of soldering you would be able to do without expensive equipment. In addition, there might be traces to those extra 10 pins which are none-existent on your current board. To which, well your stuffed, a replacement main board would be required as well. 

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Not quite sure if it will even function with a different connector. At best protocol might be different, (most) laptops nowadays use eDP, older ones IIRC used a different method. I wouldnt bother at all. 

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I really wished OEMs for Windows machines would finally make 1080P the bare minimum. Apple has figured this out years ago and the base Macbook Air even has a 2560-by-1600 display. That sort of resolution is rarely available on Windows laptops even for high end gaming ones. And here we are, stuck with decades old 768P displays on 500,600 dollar laptops. 

 

YouTube supports 4K content nowadays and it doesn't matter if your graphics chipset can decode those since you're just displaying it on a piece of crap low resolution display anyways. 

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Not gonna happen even if you were really damn good with soldering and had a LOT of patience.

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15 hours ago, BlueChinchillaEatingDorito said:

I really wished OEMs for Windows machines would finally make 1080P the bare minimum. Apple has figured this out years ago and the base Macbook Air even has a 2560-by-1600 display. That sort of resolution is rarely available on Windows laptops even for high end gaming ones. And here we are, stuck with decades old 768P displays on 500,600 dollar laptops. 

 

YouTube supports 4K content nowadays and it doesn't matter if your graphics chipset can decode those since you're just displaying it on a piece of crap low resolution display anyways. 

 I have a 4k 48hz display but saw I could get a 1080 120 but have now found out it isn't worth it. 

Mine has a 40 pin instead of the 30 pin that I'd need.

 

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