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Using T42 in car having trouble seeing screen on bright days

Have trouble reading text on screen on bright sunny days, driving during operation and going in different directions getting different amounts of sun exposure

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  • tsplmt Apr 04, 2009

    I generally do not have to adjust anything, I "drivetest" cell phone towers, I need to monitor the test plus follow a specific route. I stop at the beginning and end of the test to log mileage and call in to verify quantity and quality of the calls made.

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When you are driving a car or vehicle, you should not be using any sort of device that distracts you from ¨driving¨. Goes for ipods, laptops, cell phones, etc...

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

  • techno1der Apr 04, 2009

    FYI, The screen on your laptop is a TFT type. It is not great in the sunlight.

    Sorry to hear that you didn´t like my first response, but the truth hurts sometimes.

    Why not pull over and then adjust as necessary?

    Have a good one.


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