LCD screen glare

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Si1274
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LCD screen glare

Post by Si1274 » 24 Sep 2014, 21:00

Does any one know what to use for a filter to stop glare

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jdk1
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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by jdk1 » 24 Sep 2014, 21:23

I use the gel film that they use for theatre lighting , you get a quite a few different colours to choose from , i am using this one at the moment

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150658887714? ... EBIDX%3AIT

I take the front off the screen then fit this behind it

Si1274
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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by Si1274 » 24 Sep 2014, 21:39

Cheers :thumbup: si1274

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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by gabriel1 » 25 Sep 2014, 18:29

Why green?
It is harder to see from distance?
Thank you.

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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by tdea1388 » 26 Sep 2014, 01:18

jdk1 wrote:I use the gel film that they use for theatre lighting , you get a quite a few different colours to choose from , i am using this one at the moment

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150658887714? ... EBIDX%3AIT

I take the front off the screen then fit this behind it
The red works really well also....

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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by jdk1 » 26 Sep 2014, 05:35

tdea1388 wrote:
jdk1 wrote:I use the gel film that they use for theatre lighting , you get a quite a few different colours to choose from , i am using this one at the moment

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150658887714? ... EBIDX%3AIT

I take the front off the screen then fit this behind it
The red works really well also....
Yes i have tried the red and also amber , they both work well but i prefer the greens

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Clunge
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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by Clunge » 26 Sep 2014, 12:40

It depends what you mean by glare.

Do you mean light from the screen being bright enough to illuminate your face to quarry and ruin your natural nightvision?

Or bright objects in the field of view making the camera readjust to throw your target into darkness and ruin your natural nightvision?

A filter (esp red) may help you keep your dark adaptation (natural nightvision), but before you reach for another quickfix, think about where the glare is coming from and try to prevent it happening again.

WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) cameras would make this easier. Thinking carefully before turning on illuminators, even more so.
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Si1274
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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by Si1274 » 26 Sep 2014, 15:13

Yes mate to bright it lights my face up and it seems to give the covert side of it away

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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by some bloke » 26 Sep 2014, 15:31

Si1274 wrote:Yes mate to bright it lights my face up and it seems to give the covert side of it away
Does your monitor have a brightness control on the rear? I find that is usually enough - just like a mobile phone you increase it during daytime and minimise it at night.
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Re: LCD screen glare

Post by Darren.R » 26 Sep 2014, 18:55

In addition to turning down the screen brightness, I use 3M Anti-Glare Privacy Filter Screen (from Ebay).

It reduces glare and blocks light from being thrown out in all directions onto you, your gun and kit. its not cheap, but you can cut multiple screen covers from one sheet.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/3m-privacy-fi ... 7675.m2392

Atb,
Darren.

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