Review: TView 8" LCD Widescreen Touch Screen 56k Beware
I bought the TView 8" LCD Widescreen from ebay after reading the Provision 8 LCD widescreen review.
It seems that the dynamix, provision, and the tview are rebadge units from the same manufacturer.
I purchased it for $195 shipped with Buy it now from Ebay. Dynamix auctions were going for 250!!
Native Res: 800x480 (even tough some seller describe 640x480 is incorrect)
Max res: I don't really know, I ran it upto 1152x648 (seller describes at 640x480 or 800x480 is incorrect)
Size: 8' diagnal
Review: I haven't used it much but.....here goes
The unit comes with a Hitachi Panel...after searching online, the panel has a 450nit brightness. After going through the touch screen you probably get 350-400 nit, as advertised.The unit that comes with a head rest mount...the problem is that the holes on the bottom doesn't match up to fit with the cables....the vga cable has a big connector but is expected to fit in a small hole. The screen is very bright and crisp...no dead pixels...however; 2 lines from the left side, there is a "werid" line..."I THINK" the werid line appears from the light passing through the edge of the touch screen grid and somehow distorts that line. Not very noticable with regular use, but just to let you know my unit had it there. Touch screen is good...25 point calibration...however, the screen doens't have a nice "feel" to it; I'll probably get a screen protector overlay. The rear of the enclosure is made of metal and the front bezel is plastic. There is no auto on feature, you have to press the ON button to scroll through the inputs. The remote has a "mirror" feature, but I don't have a camera to test if it actually works. There is a dimmer function,..dark, normal, bright. You can switch between 4:3 or strech to 16:9 on the remote. That's bout all I can say now. Fell free to ask or request anything.
Cost $195 shipped!!!
400nit actual brightness
nice flat enclosure
Head rest mount doesn't fit
No auto on
"werid line" (probably only on my unit)
Need Help on this subject
I recently purchased a small 7.2" LCD monitor. The powwer hookup is simply a red positive wire with a fuse and a black ground that currently have nothing on the end but a small stripped portion. The last time I bought one of these it came with an AC adapter and the connector already attached to the power wires.
Can anyone give me advice on how to get this thing powered. I have no expertise in this area.
What car you installing the 8" TD in ?
Hey AcuraTLfan, are you doing an install on a TL ? Love to hear more about it since I am a 3g non-nav owner myself.