Computer case with sun shade

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  1. Derek Cooper

    Derek Cooper Active Member

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    Not really a *monitors* question, but figured it was the best location for this post.

    Does anyone know of a hard shell case for laptops that includes a sun shade integrated into the case? We are tired of trying to see the laptop monitor while out on location.
     
  2. Jason Smoker

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    derek I have never seen anything. Everything i have seen is DIY
     
  3. Derek Cooper

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    I hunted around and found this:

    http://goo.gl/xbQssK

    I ordered one - will report back once we use it.

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  4. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Derek: I suspect you will get better results if you lay the screen back so that, from your vantage point, you are looking at a reflection of the underside of the top of the hood -- if you don't, you'll be looking at a brightly lit image of yourself.

    Andy.
     
  5. Steve Maller

    Steve Maller UAV Grief Counselor

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    $2.00 worth of black muslin and some plastic scraps from Tap Plastics works for me. ;)
     
  6. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Steve: Do you install those items or wear them? :)

    Andy.
     
  7. Steve Maller

    Steve Maller UAV Grief Counselor

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    Something like this.
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  8. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Yes. It makes it hard to maintain visual line of sight with the copter, but you'll have a clear view of your laptop when it blue screens.
    :)

    Andy.
     
  9. Derek Cooper

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    Here's the case in-use! Jon says it takes him back to the years playing house with bedsheets and big cushions!

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  10. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Hope Transport Canada doesn't require you to maintain visual line of sight of the copter! :)

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