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Réponse à : « Can I Mod an early 2009 24" iMac to external monitor? »Maybe relevant: MacBook Pro Screen Conversion How to do the same thing, but using a 17” Macbook Pro’s screen. The process is more or less the same on a laptop as it is on an iMac, but the iMac has the luxurious added benefit of there being so much space to work with. I hope this helps!
Réponse à : « Can I Mod an early 2009 24" iMac to external monitor? »This may be late, but YES. The answer is YES. YES you can convert your old iMac (or laptop or anything!) to a standalone monitor. I did this sucessfully with both an old 17" Powerbook screen, and an old 2007 24" iMac. 1) Gut the iMac completely. Remove all components from the shell 2) Install a VGA Control Board. Based on the model number you provided, this would be your best bet: http://www.ebay.com/itm/M-NT68676-2A-HDMI-DVI-VGA-AUDIO-LCD-Controller-Board-For-17-1-LP171WU1-A4K2-/191097196152?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash... 3) recycle screws and screw posts from the old guts to secure the VGA control board. You can also use plumber's tape+bolts, or just hot glue and duct tape. 4) The power supply. Most VGA control boards take the standard 12V that eeeevvvveeerrrryyything uses (usually 5.5x2.1 plugs). So find any old wall-wart or power supply you have lying around, just make sure your 12v psu has sufficient amperage. I placed the PSU inside the iMac case, and soldered the power plug to the inside of the iMacs...