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Old 09-30-2010, 06:31 AM   #1
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PRS350/650 Screen dims in sunlight?

I've got a PRS-505, absolutly love it. The only niggle is that in bright sunshine the screen dims to about 50% contrast, making it slightly harder to read. If I put the reader in the shade during a refresh it refreshes fine.

At the time I seem to remember this was a common issue with E-Ink screens.

Can anyone tellme if the new Pearl screen suffer this same issue?

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Old 09-30-2010, 07:18 AM   #2
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Not at all. I have found it works great under any light conditions, full on sun/shade/cloud. Also no screen glare or any page turn slowness under any light conditions. I believe some of these issues were experienced in earlier models. However my 650 is perfect and does not show any sign whatsoever of the above conditions and I have been using mine extensively for the past two weeks.
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I use mine (650) to read books during my lunchbreaks - usually sit in the sun and haven't noticed any dimming so far.
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I read on my 650 in my garden in the sun, and no dimming at all. Could yours have a problem ?
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