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Old 08-21-2015, 11:49 AM   #1
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With age come poorer eye sight. I am having a problem seeing my odometer when driving. Not concerned with the odometer as much as fuel consumption and outside temperature.
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I also find LCD displays to be hard to read. You might try a small LED light on a flexible stalk that can be directed at the right angle to light up the display but not create a glare. I modified a small USB powered light that plugged in a USB port to light the keyboard.
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:52 PM   #5
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With age come poorer eye sight. I am having a problem seeing my odometer when driving. Not concerned with the odometer as much as fuel consumption and outside temperature.
Any ideas???
It would be helpful if you include what chassis IP you have.

Also, since a lot of these things are now LCD, it is possible your difficulty is being caused by wearing polarized sun glasses. Another is that you may have inadvertently turned down the brightness of the dash backlighting.
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Old 08-21-2015, 01:01 PM   #6
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Don't know about Marvel Us, but for me LCD shades of grey displays are difficult to make out in many lighting conditions. Whether it's my radio display in my car, a gas pump, or the last big issue was a new credit card parking meter. I assure you I've got 20/20 vision with glasses, but it's the lack of contrast that makes LCD difficult to read. I carry a small LED flashlight to read our thermostat and other displays that I can't make out.
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What is really bad is the displays on the pumps in the RV lanes at Flying J. I just can't read them in daylight.
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