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Toshiba Introduces 14" USB-Powered Mobile LCD Monitor

Toshiba Introduces 14" USB-Powered Mobile LCD Monitor

The onslaught of mobile monitors has calmed somewhat of late, but there's still a very real market for them and still lots of demand. While Mimo made a name for themselves by creating a stockpile of 7" and 10" USB monitors for those needing just a little more screen real estate on their laptops, Toshiba has just introduced one that's even larger. Literally. It's a 14" USB-powered mobile LCD monitor, and it ships with a nice, foldable case that makes it easy to travel with. It relies on DisplayLink's USB technology, and it weighs just 2.8lbs.

There's a widescreen panel with a 1366x768 screen resolution, and being under an inch thick, it's all set to slip into most laptop cases and carry-on bags. It can be setup with Windows-based machines easily for use in mirrored or extended modes, and it ships with a protective black vinyl carrying case, which quickly folds into an adjustable stand that can be set to various viewing levels and also deftly houses the monitor’s USB cable.


It's available now for $199.99, which is actually quite inexpensive for a display of this size (and one that doesn't require a dedicated AC outlet). If you've been looking for a way to add more screen space to your cramped netbook whenever you have the ability to travel with a bit more gear, this looks like it may fit the bill perfectly.
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Uber sweet! dual screen these bad boys so i can play Mafia Wars on Facebook! lol

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Rofl DScheive mafia wars on facebook. The one thing about those games is there turn based so graphics is pretty much not there it is just single pictures.

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I wonder how this would affect the battery life of a laptop? A sales rep could use this effectively for presentations to potential customers in a home setting. It would provide him with the unobstructed use of his laptop, and a separate view for the customers, away from him. Some customers don't like huddling around a laptop with a stranger.

This could be an effective tool in the right environment. The only thing I would change is to put a battery into it, so it can draw from it's own power source for a time, before it draws power from the laptop.

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I agree this would be an excellent tool to facilitate working with a client in the field. It is still a bit small for what I would use it for, however I could get by with it just fine.

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I wouldn't have a need for a second monitor on a laptop, thats what my desktop is for. But for someone like neil said, it would be perfect.

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