CRT Display Insights

The following photos show how a CRT (EIS 1 or old style Airbus monitors) can be simulated using a wide angle LCD laptop screen. A glass has been tinted to provide darker blacks; the PFD/ND/ECAM display contrast can be compared to the MCDUs which use clear glass. Black borders have been cut out of thick art cardboard and mounted to the edges of the LCD screen. The glass and LCD screen is mounted on velcro for easy removability. Velcro is also used on the Main Instrument Panel for mounting the display. No dremeling, machining, or other adhesive has been used in the process.

LCD model and optical specifications available here.

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