Computers & Mobile


The Pixel Qi screen from the Maker Shed is a revolutionary LCD display technology for your netbook. This one-of-a-kind, plug-and-play 10.1-inch display offers two modes–an easy-to-read, real color, multimedia mode, or a crisp low power e-reader mode. The e-reader mode has 3 times the resolution of the fully saturated color mode, allowing for a high resolution reading experience without sacrifice to super color fidelity for graphics. Upgrade your current display for incredible battery life, and the ability to use your netbook outside in full sunlight.

2 thoughts on “In the Maker Shed: Pixel Qi displays

  1. …with the Pixel Qi display:

    1. Resolution. 1024×600? Weak.
    2. Cost. I know it’s low-volume right now, but still, $275 is really pushing it when I can get a matte 1366×768 conventional panel for $50…

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