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Old 06-11-2008, 03:01 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by zelda_pinwheel View Post
you can adjust the backlight, however in my experience turning it completely off effectively renders the screen completely unreadable. i *wish* you could turn it off completely. i have it turned down as far as i can, but i still notice it a bit in a dim room. having said that, i am *very* bothered by the backlighting on a computer screen (when my eyes are tired it is sometimes physically painful), but so far i have been able to read my eb1150 without noticeable eyestrain (even when my eyes are tired).
I turn off the backlight regularly, in fact I do it every time I read in sunlight, but it does usually require an extra adjustment to the contrast. Luckily, that is done on the same option screen as the light adjustment.

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