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Laptop screen compatibility for AU Optronics B154EW02 V.1

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Hi,

Does anybody know if it is possible to get a compatibility list of laptops that use a certain model lcd screen.  I recently was able to get a good deal on a few AU Optronics B154ew02 V.1 15.4" LCD's.  I would like to try to sell them but I am worried about compatibility.  One list that I saw for these lcd's had the Inspiron 6000 listed.  I had an Inspiron 6000 so I popped one of the new lcd's in and it fits and looks beautiful...Great Picture.  There do seem to be some issues with the brackets top/bottom matching up with the new lcd.  Also all the original screws with my Inspiron 6000 are too large for the holes in the new LCD.  

I noticed that in addition to the model number and version number of the laptop LCD there is also a Hardware Version (H/W:0A) and a Firmware Version (F/W:1).  I was wondering what bearing this has on what laptops the lcd can fit in.  I don't have a lot of experience with laptop LCD's so I would appreciate any help/information that you guys can provide me.

Thanks,
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by:Merete
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Hi as no one has offered you any tips yet can this FAQ assist you
http://www.lcds4less.com/faq.shtml
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Hi,

Thanks for the information.  Do you happen to know if there is a cross reference available on the internet that you can look at the manufacturer part no. for the lcd and see the model laptops that that a particular screen is compatible with.

Thanks,
Mike
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Merete earned 500 total points
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if you have the laptop brand name could help, its all the wording I have found
 I have had pretty good success in finding info, post back the laptop model and brand,
Just at a guess look in the parts here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laptop

The following FAQ page contains questions and answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding laptop LCD screens. The questions have been divided between the following categories:
• Technical Issues • Products Offered
• Pricing • Services Offered
http://www.screentekinc.com/faq.shtml
CHARACTER & GRAPHIC LCD
MODULES
http://www.eio.com/lcdprodt.htm

http://store.earthlcd.com/
Scour around ebay it usualy has a lot of laptops with specs.
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hi,

thanks for the information and the suggestions.  after doing research from the links you provided and reading on the internet i have a pretty good idea what laptop models this lcd fits in.

thanks,
Mike
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My pleasure happy that I was able to assist you as it was a rather difficult subject.
Thank you very much
regards Merete

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