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    Anti glare plastic sheet?

    I'm not sure how this would work but Im after something to make sure I get no glare on my 10" I dont want to put anything physically large in front of the screen, a thin plastic film would be ideal though.

    Anyone know any suppliers?

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    3M makes lots of films including anti-glare and brightness enhancement films. You usually (I did) have to contact them to find out if there is a distributor or if you have to purchase it from them.

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    Hey DDT, can you apply these films over touchscreens or will it negate the touch panel?
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    I doubt it'll negate the touchscreen. They sell protective sheets for PDA's. I mean your screen comes one to prevent scratches and your touchscreen still works.

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    It will likely depend on the type of touch screen you have. I think there are two popular types. One is resistive, and the other is capacitive.

    I believe resistive is the most popular and cheapest. With this type you can use any object (your finger, a pen, stylis,etc) to touch the screen. As long as the film is not too rigid, it will probably work.

    The capacitive type requires actual contact with a finger. Unless the film had the correct conductive properities, it probably wouldn't work.

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    I took my Xenarc apart and the screen looks so much better without the touch screen.

    It's not nearly as shiny and is nearly black. With the touch screen you get a slightly cloudy look, tons of reflection, and it shifts the background to a gray color.

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    Yeah you should be able to find something, I know for a fact I have seen big sheets of polarized film for laptop displays (some even come with the film on them already)

    I think half the battle with glare is also having a high nit value to overpower the sun.

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    Originally posted by akamikewatson
    high nit value to overpower the sun.
    Interesting choice of words.

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    did anyone actualy source a product for this?
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    Can't say if its the definate solution but this is the stuff I was refering to.

    http://www.polarization.com/shop/catalog/
    http://www.3dglassesdirect.com/linpolfilshe.html

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