[NTLK] How bright is a (well-preserved) eMate's backlight?
rufuskohn at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 11:46:56 EDT 2017
I Just bought a screen cable for my emate and received after four weeks via Sweden. I am Happy with them
> Op 9 apr. 2017 om 14:16 heeft Piotrowski Paweł (Newton) <newton at indigi.co.uk> het volgende geschreven:
>> On 7 Apr 2017, at 05:07, Nick Chaiyachakorn <little.green.salad.bowls at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all - first post here:
>> I've just bought an eMate off eBay. Being a complete novice to
>> Newtoniana, and having grown up never seeing EL backlights before, I'd like
>> to ask: how bright is a a well-kept backlight? The green glow on mine
>> is barely visible above the LCD grey in a well-lit room. (This dates me as
>> very young, but the backlight's brightness is a little jarring to someone
>> who's grown up being told that that backlights are for equalising screen
>> and room brightness in order to stop yourself squinting.)
> Hi Nick!
> https://www.backlight4you.com/EL-Panels/Backlight-Kits/Replacement-Backlight-for-MessagePad-2000-2100::753.html <https://www.backlight4you.com/EL-Panels/Backlight-Kits/Replacement-Backlight-for-MessagePad-2000-2100::753.html>
> You could ask them if it is possible to get version for eMate or do some modification to use this one in eMate.
>> Second, has anyone ever tried a NewtonSales white backlight? The website
>> claims it's fairly "modern", but I don't know what to expect
>> brightness-wise from it.
> I know that for this guy form NewtonSales the high quality customer service is not strong side, but I bought from him USB module ones. And I got it. So, I think is worth to try.
> BTW, I don’t know any stories connected with NewtonSales. Could someone clarify why people don’t like him?
> Best regards,
> Pawel Piotrowski
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