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Sunlight Monitor

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by bschaub, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. bschaub

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    Has anyone found a FPV monitor that works in the sun. I want to be able to see what my GoPro is seeing while video recording. I have Fat Shark but do not want to fly though the goggles. All I want is an old style B&W LCD type display that looks better in the sun. Thx
     
  2. npalen

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    I have the same problem with my Kindle tablet. I'm tempted to take a dark blanket along an place over my head and the monitor. Sorry I can't be of help.
     
  3. RichardWendt

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    Maybe a monitor hood can help you.
     
  4. npalen

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    I made a shade out of black foamboard. It has about 6" of depth and enclosed on all four sides. I thought sure that would do the trick but still get glare that makes the screen difficult to read.
     
  5. bschaub

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    We need a solution to get past the FAA crap about goggles. Having a visible external monitor would stay ahead of these rules.
     
  6. Original poster

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    Please don't :lol: :lol:

    eBay is probably the best place for a sun cover, plenty of companies make them for various devices.
     
  7. bschaub

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    I tried two different sun shades and they just don't work for me.
     
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    I made a hood out of Kydex for my Kindle Fire, but I have to turn the brightness all of the way up to see the screen. It also has an anti glare screen protector on it, too.
     
  10. pyrophantom

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    My new samsung galaxy tab S is about as good as I have seen - the super amoled screen is much better than other tablets I have tried like Nexus 7, Tab 3, and ipad mini retina........still struggle in direct sunlight but much better in ordinary daylight, its quite an impressive screen.

    ;)
     
  11. Elwood58

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    How about the Epson Moverio BT-200 goggles? You can see through them with Phantom video floating in field of view. A tap on the touchpad turns Phantom Video on and off.