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Sun hood for Nexus 7?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Benny The Ball, May 15, 2016.

  1. Benny The Ball

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    Can anyone recommend a sun hood that fits the Nexus 7 and gives good performance? I've been looking everywhere on the Web and not seen anything yet that inspires much confidence - some sellers don't even bother to tell you which tablets their product fits. Thanks.
     
  2. msinger

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    You can find some options here. Almost anything that fits an iPad Mini will work.

    FYI, I tried the DJI tablet holder, but the slot on the side covers the mini USB port about half way. You could cut the slot a little wider though.
     
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    I'm wondering the same thing since I just picked up a Nexus 7 too. The first link provided above appears to be for 10" screens so I'm not sure I would recommend it. There does appear to be plenty of options out there, but I think the OP is wondering the same thing I am, that is, for those that are using the Nexus 7, what sun hood do you recommend?
     
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    I use the DJI hood and cut tiny strips from these, then stacked them until the USB port lined up with the slot.... works great.
     
  5. msinger

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    skidiver, that's a great idea too. I think I'm going to try cutting mine. I usually use it with my iPad Minis, but I sometimes fly with a Nexus 7.
     
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    Ok this is what I did I'm using a LG tablet (VK810 4g). I to was unable to find something that would work for me. Being in the Southwest allot of Sun. I found a box that the tablet would fit in with some space. got some duck tape and a DJI sticker. I cut it to work. Most of the sun hood do not block out the bottom and it folds up so I can put it in my case
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