[NTLK] Hi there - maximizing LCD Contrast and readability in direct sunlight

Morgan Aldridge morgant at makkintosshu.com
Tue Apr 27 17:42:55 EDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 5:31 PM, Lord Groundhog <LordGroundhog at gmail.com> wrote:
> The screen just goes black.  I've seen this before with LCD displays in
> direct sunlight -- I think it's because the direct sun heats up the liquid
> crystal.  Whatever the reason, once it happens there's no pulling up the
> contrast button because it's invisible!

Have you tried AutoLCD yet? It periodically checks the temp sensors in
the MessagePad and adjusts the contrast relative to what you set it to
under "normal" temps:



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