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    something i never even thought about - sunglasses

    this is something i never even thought about until i just yesterday installed my carputer: SUNGLASSES!!

    I wear my sunglasses all the time, especially while driving; theyre great

    I've now come to find out that trying to read an LCD with sunglasses on is incredibly difficult
    My Lilliput performs pretty well in sunlight with my sunglasses off but once I have them on the things pretty much unreadable

    Argh

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    Possibly move the screen low enough to see under the sunglasses, or buy smaller sunglasses that you can look under! A cheap 10$ fix possibly. . . .

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    Do you have polarized glasses?
    If so that is likely the cause.
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    yes i do have polarized lenses
    gives a nice rainbow effect to things including the lcd

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    ya polorized lenses do funny things to glass with coatings. I can see weird patterns in just about all glare resistant glass, I bet the touch pannel is causing a simmular effect.

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    Yeah, when I was borrowing my mate's Lilliput it was almost impossible to see with sunglasses on, due to the "rainbow"ing.

    My new Xenarc, however, doesn't seem to have the same problem, it only gets bad if I tilt my head right round so that it's past being on it's side, then the display starts to go dark (as the polarising in the lenses reach the same direction as the polarising in the screen).


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    That sounded very familiar to me. Everytime I try to read anything on the screen (Lilliput), I just have to push the sunglasses up my forehead. The PSOne on the other hand is much better with sunglasses on. I wish the PSone is 7 inch instead of just 5.
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    Try twisting your head 90 degrees to the left or right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Withey
    Try twisting your head 90 degrees to the left or right.
    So he can see if the car next to him has a better screen??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laidback
    So he can see if the car next to him has a better screen??
    No, so he can see if the driver in the car next to him wears sunglasses. If not, he can ask that driver what's on his screen.
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