[NTLK] Hi there - maximizing LCD Contrast and readability in direct sunlight
ckgrier2 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 10:52:51 EDT 2010
It is possible to improve the contrast using a white reflector between the
backlight and the glass.
But there's no easy way to make an improvement without eliminating the
Believe me, I tried.
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 7:33 AM, Morgan Aldridge
<morgant at makkintosshu.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 6:33 PM, Lord Groundhog <LordGroundhog at gmail.com>
> > But I notice it says "...it's important that the sun doesn't shine
> > onto the display". Because the original post was about "Contrast and
> > readability in direct sunlight", I posted about my own experience, which
> > that in **direct** sunlight, my Newt's contrast and readability drop to
> > after about 1-3 minutes, depending on the sun's intensity. That's why I
> > prefer positioning myself and my Newton so the sun isn't right on the
> > screen, and looking at it through my polarized shades.
> Yes, in direct, bright sunlight the LCD still heats up so much that no
> amount of fiddling with the contrast will help. That said, it does
> help with outdoor use. It' not perfect, but I find I rarely have to
> adjust my contrast anymore.
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