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  1. Kaitlyn

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    I think I'll be using my Nexus 7 (2nd version) as the display for my phantom 4, but noticed yesterday when using it that it can be difficult to see in sunlight. Is there any sunshades / monitor hoods that work well with the nexus 7?
     
  2. RussOnTheRoad

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    I can't say anything specifically in answer to your question but I can mention some generalities from my experience with my iPad which I'm thinking will probably be applicable.

    I think getting direct sun off of the screen is important but it's only part of the battle, the other half being reflection. If your tablet is oriented in such a way so as to reflect the sky, light colored clothing or objects behind you, even if there is no sun on the screen it can be difficult to see. I have found that wearing black clothing and a wide brimmed hat to be helpful, but not a complete solution. I think that will require something like the Hoodman with its optional attachment... something with which you can block out all ambient light and reflections. There's a compatibility chart on the Hoodman site. I didn't see your device listed. It may be worth contacting them to see if their offering will fit.
    Drone Aviator hood kit (includes HAV2 & HAV2E) - HAV2KIT in Drones, Phones and Tablet
     
  3. Jarrediscool

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    Tons of them on Amazon.
     
  4. uav.hans

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  5. Stacy Cobb

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    Just wanted to let you know that we've brought our Master Series line of professional sunshades to any tablet out there.

    Custom, handmade professional sunshades from www.aerialdroneaccessories.com.

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  6. Jayfdee

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    As posted above there are hundreds on ebay etc. I bought a cheap one, but had to modify it. There were rubber suction pads on the back that hold the Nexus but these were a poor, and unsafe grip, and held the tablet too far out from the holder to grip. 2 mins with some heavy duty scissors sorted it.
    Even with a hood it is still not very satisfactory, you will get reflected glare, and as noted above a black shirt, and a wide brimmed baseball cap is my solution.