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Old 08-14-2016, 05:07 PM   #1
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Question Glo HD--Adjusting the dark lines that border the screen?

I have a Kobo Glo Hd. There is a dark line that borders the top, bottom and sides that I believe is used, in part, to even out the front light. Generally, these lines can only be seen by tilting the ereader and looking underneath the bezel. On mine, the dark line is more visible on the right side of the screen than on the left which creates a shadow along the right side of the screen that is somewhat distracting. I think that the screen may be slightly off center. I'm wondering if there is a way to adjust these lines that border the screen. Thanks :-)
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Old 08-14-2016, 05:20 PM   #2
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Mine has no shadowing on the sides. There is a slight shadow at the bottom but it's very faint.

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Old 08-14-2016, 08:45 PM   #3
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I don't think there is a way to adjust, but if its new you could try and exchange it.
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Old 08-15-2016, 06:04 AM   #4
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Show us a photo of it?

If the display itself is off center there is nothing you can do...
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Old 08-15-2016, 11:53 AM   #5
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It's very slight, and I don't know if I can catch it with a camera, but I'll try to upload a picture this afternoon (US). I bought it from Japan through the bay, so returns and exchanges are difficult and time consuming. I don't know if I can return/exchange through Kobo-US because I didn't buy it through their website.

I think it's better than the three Kindle Paperwhites I tried, so if those lines aren't adjustable, then I'll probably get used to it. Other than the slight shadowing, I really like it!

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Old 08-15-2016, 01:19 PM   #6
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Here are the pictures. The shadowing that bothers me is on the right side of the screen along the edge...mostly toward the bottom...
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Old 08-15-2016, 01:47 PM   #7
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My suggestion would be shrink the margins then you wouldn't notice the shadowing that much. What you are seeing is shadowing from the bezel reflecting on the glass. The text being so closed to the edge is probably amplifying the effect.

This is perfectly normal by the way.

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