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Using Nvidia Shield K1 with Polarized Glasses

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by jmedrone, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. jmedrone

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    I have a very expensive pair of prescription polarized sunglasses. When they are on I can't see the screen of the Nvidia K1. Does anyone know a solution to this?

    Thanks for the help!
     
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    Lol I have the same problem with seeing my sat nav screen, short of not wearing polarized glasses I'm not sure there's an answer?
     
  3. iglenn

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  4. iglenn

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    Seriously....I have to use this here in Dubai as there is no chance of seeing my iPad screen without it.


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  5. iglenn

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    Homemade....as it shows lol


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  6. Meta4

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    LCD screens use polarised glass and if you have two pieces of polarised glass, rotated so they are polarised at 90° to each other, they block out all light.
    Try turning your screen 90° for a demonstration of how this works.
    That's physics and there's no way around it.
     
  7. Mocho

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    Or you can tilt your head so that you look at it from a different angle lol Seriously it works, but is not practical :)

    I can barely see the HUD in my car with sun glasses on and tilted my head one day and voila I could read the display :)
     
  8. jmedrone

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    Through lots of research I figured out a solution. If you put a tempered glass screen protector on it the polarization cancels out. I can see the screen even when horizontal now with polarized glasses on.