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i am looking to order an Amiga 500. i wanted to use my Thinkpad L420's display as a monitor, but it seems it doesn't have a port that would work for that. the thinkpad needs replacing anyways, so i am wondering what i should look for when shopping for a laptop which i intend to use also as a display for an Amiga. i ask because it seems the options for a working display for an Amiga are multiple and complicated.

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    Retro computers and consoles (like Amiga) have analog video signals not directly compatible to any modern laptop input. You'd have to use a video capture device to capture the analog signal and display it in a window. Such devices are commonly used by video streamers, like on Twitch, so this is "nothing special".
    – Brian H
    Commented Mar 22, 2021 at 23:16
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    I don't think this is a duplicate question, since this is about trying to use a laptop display for displaying an external video source (which is non-trivial). BTW, your best bet is a capture card, but beware of latency.
    – Wyatt Ward
    Commented Mar 26, 2021 at 15:23

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