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Hi,

Was just wondering. The prices of Open Frame monitors on eBay seems a bit excessive given the fact the size etc. I was wondering, can you just strip down a normal monitor from its casing and use that? or am I missing something here?

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Yes but open frame monitors usually mountings to install the monitor. Normal monitors have the vesa on the back. But the problem I had was that the vesa mountings holes where built-in the monitors case. If you need to remove the the monitor case just take a look at how you are going to mount it first. Most people just hide the monitor behind the bezel.

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Actually I just used a real tv in my arcade. It had bolt ups on the side. Worked perfect and I just mounted the pcb and other things on a board behind the screen

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