|04-06-2010, 04:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Nova Scotia
Device: Pocket Pro
Menu Image Retension - normal? or bad screen?
hi. upgraded to the new Astak firmware. piece of cake.
i do notice, if I click on the menu button, when the menu comes up and i when i remove it, the faint (ghost) of the menu remains.
this happens on any screen... if I click the menu to come up, once it leaves, the faint image remains...
UNTIL I click a new page.
This is my first real outing with the PP, so didn't notice if it did it the last time (i only got it a week or so ago and clicked a few menus after charging it, then put it away til there was a good firmware.)
NOTE: while exploring the User Manual PDF, the menu press does not leave a ghost behind. but when I go back to the starting menu, and hit the menu button, after it's gone, the ghost is there.
IS THIS NORMAL, IS IT A BAD SCREEN ?
Last edited by cancelx; 04-06-2010 at 04:37 PM.
|04-06-2010, 05:02 PM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2
It is normal, and occurred before this release.
|04-06-2010, 07:29 PM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Device: Kobo Touch / Astak Pocket Pro
Yep, completely normal. That is the reason you see a black flash when turning the page. It makes sure the old image is NOT retained. Of course, that can't easily be done for a popup menu, and the image does stick a bit - as you discovered.
|04-07-2010, 01:54 AM||#4|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Device: Astak EZ Reader 5" Pocket Pro
Yep, confirming that mine has always done that as well. When describing the screen technology to non-technical people I often refer to it as like an electronic Etch-A-Sketch, where the whole page has to be cleared before anything new can be written.
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