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From ThinkGeek: “Your monitor needs a break… all day WOW sessions don’t leave much time to display essentials like e-mail messages, or stock quotes. The Pertelian LCD Display is here to help. This USB LCD has been designed with the PC gamer in mind to enhance the gaming experience. Now you can frag away, while still keeping up to date with your PC’s instant messaging software, incoming emails, MP3 and internet radio playback, even check the weather – All without having to interrupt your gaming session.

For the first time ever, playing a game on your PC will no longer isolate you from the rest of the world. Leave your IM’s open and chat freely, scan through your emails without having to open your browser, control music running in the background in ways you never thought possible and so much more without ever having to leave your game! The included software makes setup a snap, allowing you to do more with your PC while you game, all with the help of a few programmable hotkey combinations. You’ll wonder how you ever got along without it!”

Continue on to see features and specifications.

Product Features

  • POP email checking and reading email headers
  • Unique Instant Messenger (ICQ, AIM, YAHOO) interface to reply to messages while inside a game or other application
  • Play, Stop, Pause, Rewind, and Fast Foward through playlists on supported media applications (Windows Media Player, Winamp, iTunes) plus:
    • Song search by title, artist, or track number for supported media applications
    • UltraSeek feature which automatically previews tracks in the middle of the song
    • Audio volume adjustment for system and supported media applications
  • Real-Time Stock Ticker with detailed stock information
  • Real-Time Network bandwidth usage
  • System information (CPU usage/Memory usage/IP information/Disk drive usage/Processes and thread usage/Uptime)
  • Local Weather information and 5-day forecast
  • Quick Memo to quickly jot down notes
  • Customizable hotkeys for quick and easy control
  • Automatically checks for latest version and upgrades
  • Version 2 of the Gameoptics software package includes two brand new and exciting features!
  • Sports Center – giving you real time sports scores
  • RSS feed aggregate

Specifications

  • Hitachi HD44780 compatible LCD character display
  • Communicate over USB interface with attached 4′ cable
  • Customizable hotkeys for quick and easy control
  • 20 columns by 4 lines text display with font size 5×7 dots
  • Built in characters plus 8 user defined characters
  • Black Text on Yellow/Green Background
  • “Always Scrolling ” feature continuously scrolls a message across the display automatically
  • Electroluminescent backlight

Posted by Jeff

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