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Turned up display, but not dark enough to see display

I used the great advice provided by another user. But the screen is still too light to read. Does this mean that I need to update and buy another one?

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No. You can adjust the contrast by pressing and releasing the 2ND key, then pressing and holding the Up key to increase the contrast. Obviously, you can decrease the contrast by using the Down key instead.

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